: Sikkim Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students

Sikkim Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students:

Sikkim Social Welfare Department has main motive to encourage the students who belonging to SC Community (Kami/Lohar, Damai, Sunuwar, Sarki and Majhi) to continue their studies, the Government of Sikkim has awarded the Pre-Matric Scholarship to these students studying in classes I to X. For more details kindly read below:



The main objective behind this scheme is to provide financial assistance to all those  students who are studying at Pre-Matric level to enable them to complete their education. The scholarship at Pre-Matric level will encourage parents to send their children to school.

Eligibility Criteria:

These scholarship schemes will be awarded to the students who belongs to or who are permanent resident of the state of Sikkim i.e. the students whose parents are permanently settled and the annual income of whose parents/guardian, from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1,00,000 lac per annum.


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

Rate of Scholarship

Class Rate
I – IV Rs. 750/- p.a.
V – VIII Rs. 900/- p.a.
IX – X Rs. 1000/- p.a.

Renewal of Scholarship :
All the students are informed that the scholarship will be 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.

Required Documentsn:

  1. Attested copy of Sikkim Subject / Certificate of Identification.
  2. SC 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:
Students are informed that the application form for the scholarship can be obtained from the Office of the Welfare Officer of the concerned district or can be downloaded from the official website. Applicants are suggested to fill the application forms with the required information along with supporting documents which are accepted 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 closing of the academic year.

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