Major Changes Introduced to Delhi SC Scholarship Scheme

NEW DELHI: Delhi Government decided to open Delhi SC Scholarship Scheme, Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana, for Other Backward Castes (OBCs) and the General category students. Also, the financial assistance provided under this scheme has been increased from Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 1,00,000.

To avail benefits under this scheme, the family annual income of the applicant should be less than Rs. 8 Lakhs and he/she must be a resident of Delhi. Students who have passed 10th and 12th class ( or studying in class XII) from the schools in Delhi are eligible for the scholarship.

Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojna was launched by the Delhi government in January 2018 for the students of Schedule Caste (SC) who want to prepare for various competitive examinations such as UPSC, SSC, Banking Railways or Entrance examinations of Engineering, Medical, etc.

Implemented by the Department for the welfare of SC/ST/OBC Minorities, the objective of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to the economically backward student of the state.