MHRD Scholarship 2018 Application Form Online Portal, Status

MHRD Scholarship

MHRD Scholarship Notice has released by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education
 for all the Pre-Matric, Post-Matric, and Merit Cum Means & Minority students who haven’t enough money to get higher education and to make their career in their dream field. Students can apply for MHRD Scholarship by filling online application form on or before final date. Applicants of Secondary (Class VIII to Class IX) & Higher Secondary (Class X to XII) level can grab MHRD Scholarship through submitting form successfully. Please scroll down on this page and obtain all the info related to MHRD Scholarship.

Poor family applicants of SC/ ST/ OBC/ Backward & Minority category, who can’t get higher education qualification, for them this is a fantastic opportunity to get MHRD Scholarship. To grab other important details about the MHRD Scholarship you are required to go through official website of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education that is Scholarship Short Info

Conducted Body - Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education

Scholarship Name – MHRD Scholarship

Official Website – Scholarship All the Info

MHRD Scholarship Scope and Status:
MHRD scholarships will be granted to applicants on the basis of the results of senior secondary examination. Around 82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls] will be awarded for those appliers who were graduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc. MHRD Scholarship application forms are available now.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Students must have done their Class VIII to Class IX.
  • MHRD Scholarship is payable for a maximum period Four years for studies in India only at the Secondary and Higher Secondary state or equivalent Classes IX to XII.
  • You must know that no scholarship at this stage is payable for those appliers who are studying in Diploma / Certificate level course.
  • For continuing the scholarship in Class X and XII the applicants must get clear promotion from Class IX to X and from Class XI to Class XII in the first attempted with 55% marks (50% marks for SC / ST Students).

The awardees must obtain minimum 60% marks in Class (55% for SC / ST Students) examination or Equivalent examination for the continuation of the scholarship at Higher Secondary stage.

Allocation Of MHRD Scholarship: Total number of MHRD Scholarships will be divided amongst the State Boards on the basis of population of State’s in the age group of 18 years -25 years, after separating share of Central Board of Secondary Education and ICSE on the basis of number of students passing out from various Boards in the country.

MHRD Scholarship Scheme: Dear appliers MHRD Scholarship amount is proposed to be Rs.6000/ per Annum (Rs.500/ per Month).

Selection Process:
  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of written Examination. For selecting the candidates, each State / Union Territory will conduct its own test for the award of the National Means cum Merit Scholarship.
  • Contenders who wish to get this MHRD Scholarship than they have to perform well in written exam conducted by the management authority and try to crack the written exam.
  • If you want to prepare for the entrance test, you need to prepare well in all topics given by the authority to qualify this test.
  • The State level Examination consists of the following Two Stage-

Mental Ability Test (MAT):
  • Mental Ability Test or MAT consists of 90 Multiple Choice Question testing verbal and nonverbal Metacognitive abilities like- Reasoning and Critical Thinking.
  • The question in the test may be on Analogy, Classification, Numerical Series, Pattern Preception, Hidden Figures etc.
  • Each Test will be of 90 minutes duration. Children with Disability will be given extra time, as applicable.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT):
  • Sat consists of 90 multiple choice questions covering subject namely, Science, Social Studies and Mathematics as taught in Class VII and VIII.
  • The duration of Test is 90 Minutes.

Scholarship Result & Selection for Aid:
  • Contenders need to crack both MAT and SAT with at least 40% marks in each, for the reserved category this cutoff marks will be 32%.
  • The parental income of the students must not be more than Rs.1.50 lakh per annual from all the sources.
  • At the time of selection for the award of scholarship scheme, applicants should have scored at least 55% marks or equivalent examination.
  • There will be 5% marks relaxation for SC / ST students.

Others Necessities:
All the students should know that they may available only in One Scholarship under any scheme.
Applicants will be asked to create Joint Account with Parents in State Bank of India, which has core banking faculty.

MHRD Scholarship Rate:
  • The scholarship rate would be:
  • Graduation level: Rs. 1000/- per month for three years (To be disbursed lump sum Amount of Rs.10, 000/- at the end of academic year.) 
  • Post Graduation level: (Other than that of the professional courses) Rs 2000/- per month for two years after Graduation (To be disbursed lump sum Amount of Rs.20,000/- at the end of academic year.
  • Note: For 4th and 5th year of Professional Courses @ Rs 2000/- per month.

MHRD Scholarship Reservation: Those students who belong to reserved categories / weaker sections/minorities are eligible on the basis of merit, subject to Central Reservation Policy and internal earmarking.
The scholarship would be available to students belonging to ‘non-creamy layer’as per the norms.

Way to Apply for Scholarship
  • All the interested and eligible candidates should open official site that is
  • Students should press on the “Higher Education” tab.
  • Press on the “Scholarships and Education Loan” link.
  • Go to “Scholarships Announcements” link and open it.
  • Read the complete info of notice.
  • Candidates should fill application form completely and carefully.
  • Candidates should upload scanned passport size photograph and digital signature.
  • Press on the submit tab
  • At last take a printout of submitted form for future use.

Important Date:
Final Date to Apply Online: Updated soon

Note: Students should visit Official Notification and the Apply Online.

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