Pre Matric Scholarship to Schedule Tribes (ST) students of Assam


In order to improve the level of education among the poor ST students studying in Class I to VIII a scheme of Pre Matric Scholarship for the benefit of children belonging to weaker section among STs has been formulated by the State Govt. as 100% state share with the object in view.


STs living below double poverty line form a bigger chunk of population and it is proposed to award scholarship to school going children of poorer ST parents whose annual income is below double poverty line.



Scholarship will be awarded to those students whose parents/guardians income does not exceed Rs. 50,000/- per annum.

Duration and Courses of studies:-

The scholarships may be given Class I to VIII of Pre Matric stage. The academic year will be for 12 months.

Value of Scholarship:-

The students will be covered from Class I to VIII. The rates of Scholarships will be as under :-Rs. 100/- per month for 12 months i.e each students will be awarded an amount of Rs. 1200/- per annum.


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