Pre-Matric SC Class 9 and 10 Scholarship, Tripura 2023-24

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Pre-Matric SC Class 9 and 10 Scholarship, Tripura 2023-24

Brief Description:

Pre-Matric SC Class 9 and 10 Scholarship Tripura 2023-24 is an initiative of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, for SC community students of the state who are studying in Class 9 and 10. The selected candidates will receive a scholarship of up to ₹525 per month (for 10 months) and other grants.


To be eligible, an applicant must:-

  • be an Indian national
  • be domiciled in Tripura
  • belong to the Scheduled Caste (SC) community of the state
  • be a regular full-time student of Class 9 and 10, studying in a Government school or a school recognized by the Government or a Central/State Board of Secondary Education
  • have an annual parent(s)/guardian(s) income of not more than ₹2,50,000 from all sources


Note:- Applicants must not be receiving any other centrally funded scholarship. However, the benefit of the National Means-cum- Merit scholarship scheme of D/o School 4  Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development can be availed by the beneficiaries of the pre-matric scholarship Scheme for SC students.


The eligible students will receive the following awards:

Particulars Day Scholars Hostellers
Scholarship (In ₹ per month for 10 months) 225 525
Books and Ad-hoc Grant (In ₹ per annum) 750 1,000


The ‘Inclusive Education of the Disabled at Secondary Stage’ (IEDSS) scheme, run by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), offers financial aid to students with disabilities attending secondary-level government, government-aided, and local body schools. This assistance falls under the scheme’s “Student Oriented Component” and aims to support the education of the students at the post-matric level.

However, students in un-aided schools are not covered under the ‘Inclusive Education of the Disabled at Secondary Stage’ (IEDSS).

Therefore, SC students with disabilities, studying in Class 9 and 10 in private un-aided recognised schools, will be eligible for allowances as follows:-

Allowances for students with disabilities studying in private unaided schools Amount (In ₹ per month)
Reader allowance for blind students 160
Transport allowance for students with disabilities (as defined in the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995), if such students do not reside in the hostel which is within the premises of the educational institution 160
Escort allowance for severely disabled (i.e. with 80% or higher disability) Day Scholars/Students with low extremity disability 160
Helper allowance is admissible to any of the hostels willing to extend help to a severely orthopedically handicapped student residing in the hostel of an educational institution who may need the assistance of a helper 160
Coaching allowance to mentally retarded and mentally ill students 240


Note:- The disability as defined under the Persons with Disabilities (equal opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation Act, 1995) Act has to be certified by competent medical authority of the State Govt./UT Administration.


  • A passport-size photograph
  • One attested copy of academic transcripts including degree, certificate, etc.
  • A valid caste certificate duly signed by an authorized Revenue Officer (RO), not below the rank of Tehsildar
  • An income declaration by the self-employed parent(s)/guardian(s)
  • A receipt in acknowledgement of the scholarship in the previous year (if applicable)

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