Thursday, June 12, 2014

Tamil Nadu government Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST students studying in private Engineering,Medical,Nursing,Diploma,Teacher training,Arts and Science colleges 2014-2015

As part of the Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC/ST students devised by the Central government and implemented through States, the compulsory non-refundable fee charged towards registration/enrolment, tuition, games, union and library membership, medical examination and any other fee compulsorily payable at all private higher education— is covered, apart from a host of other fees.

1.  Central and state government is offering SC/ST scholarships to all SC/ST students studying B.E/M.E/M.B.B.S/Diploma/paramedical/Nursing courses at all government and private institutions.

2.   SC/ST students studying B.A/M.A/B.Sc/M.Sc in private colleges are waived tuition fees.

3. Government will pay the fees on behalf of the students to the institution from the beginning of the academic year.
4. Eligible students are exempted from paying any fees at the time of admission. Even if the students had paid the fees for first year the fees would (Must) be refunded by the concerned institutions. 

5. Students who got admission through management quota and government quota at all private colleges are also eligible for this scholarship.

Who are eligible?

All SC/ST/Converted SC/ST Christians (students pursuing full time course) with an annual income of parents/guardian less than Rs. 2.5 lakhs are eligible for this scholarship.

How to apply?

You need not apply for this scholarship separately. The concerned institution need to implement this scheme. In short the College management should feed all details of SC/ST students admitted in their college in the online portal.

For reference-You can visit this website here

Moreover government has clearly mentioned in its GO that college management should not collect tuition fees from SC/ST students. Kindly show this to the management.

You can download the Instructions given by government to the institutions and relevant GO from here:

In case of denial

In case the college management denies the scholarship benefit please feel free to contact me through my mail id (Get it from my Profile). Let us know the phone number of the principal with college name and address. We will contact them directly in this regard.

Government has appointed monitoring committee to oversee the implementation of this scheme throughout Tamil Nadu. We are ready to help needy students through proper channel.

Kind request to all: 

Please forward this information to all. Help the poor and socially disadvantaged SC/ST students.
The list of important guidelines mentioned in the government order along with name of the course and amount of scholarships can be downloaded from the following links. (These guidelines can also be seen in the following link)

ஆதிதிராவிடர் நலம் - சுயநிதி கல்வி நிறுவனங்களில் (சிறுபான்மையினர் நிறுவனங்கள் உட்பட) அனைத்து விதமான படிப்புகளுக்கும் இலவச / கட்டண இருக்கையில் பயிலும் ஆதிதிராவிடர் / பழங்குடியினர்/ மதம் மாறிய கிறித்துவ ஆதிதிராவிடர் மாணவ / மாணவியர்களுக்கு அரசு நியமித்த சுயநிதிக் கல்லூரிகளுக்கான கட்டணக்குழு நிர்ணயிக்கும் கல்விக் கட்டணங்கள் மற்றும் அரசு நிர்ணயிக்கும் கல்வி கட்டணங்கள் போன்றவற்றை வழங்குதல் - வழிகாட்டு நெறிமுறைகள் - வெளியிடப்படுகிறது.
ஆதிதிராவிடர் மற்றும் பழங்குடியினர் நலம் - கல்விசுயநிதிக் கல்வி நிறுவனங்களில் அரசு ஒதுக்கீடு செய்யும் இலவச / கட்டண இருக்கைகளில் பயிலும் ஆதிதிராவிடர் / பழங்குடியினர் மாணவ / மாணவியர்க்கு கட்டாய, திருப்பி செலுத்தப்படாத அனைத்து கல்வி கட்டணங்களை வழங்கி ஆணைகள் - வெளியிடப்படுகின்றன.

Circular to All private college principals


Even after taking these steps if the management continue to ignore your pleas you can petition the CM cell for necessary action. You have to create a login name and file a petition under social justice. You will get a petition number and you can track the status of your petition online itself.

You can seek the assistance of Coimbatore-based social movement Dalit People Association. They have been conducting seminars and conferences across the state to make the benefits of the Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme reach the maximum number of Dalit students.

Contact number of Dalit People Association (DPA) will be given on request only!

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