: Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST Students:
The Post Matric Scholarship is awarded  by the Sikkim Govt. and also the state govt has decided to provide extra bebefits to all those students who belongs to ST category. All state students are informed that kindly read and follow the instruction given below before applying for this scheme:
Objective :
The main objective of this scholarship scheme is to provide financial assistance to all those students who belongs to Scheduled tribe such as  (Lepcha, Bhutia, Limboo and Tamang) and students who are  studying at post – matriculation or post – secondary level to enable them to complete their education. The scheme is entirely funded by Government of India.

Conditions for Eligibility :

The scholarship scheme will be awarded to those students who belongs to the state of Sikkim i.e. the students whose parents are permanently settled in the state and the annual income of whose parents/guardian, from all sources does not exceed Rs.1.08 lac per annum.

Scholarship will be provided for 10  months in an academic year.

Rate of Scholarship (Maintenance Allowance)

Class Rate
XI – XII Rs. 1400/- p.a.
Degree/Eqv. Rs. 1850/- p.a.
Med./Tech./Eng. Rs. 3300/- p.a.

Renewal of Scholarship :
The scholarship is renewed every year on receipt of information from the head of the institutions or the students/parents that the students receiving the scholarship have passed the annual examination.

Documents which are Required :

  1. Attested copy of Sikkim Subject / Certificate of Identification.
  2. ST Certificates.
  3. Copy of the mark sheet. (class last attended)
  4. Income Certificate: Attested copies of income certificate of the parents/certified copies of BPL card/ salary certificate of the parents in case of Government employees.

How to apply :
All applicants are informed that the application form for the scholarship can be obtained from the concerned  Office of the Welfare Officer of the concerned district or can be downloaded from the official website. All candidates are informed that the application forms needs to duly filled up with all requisite information along with supporting documents are accepted in the every year in the month of June-July.

Disbursement of scholarship
The scholarship to eligible students will be disbursed through the heads of institutions before the close of the academic year.

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