Prerana Scholarship Odisha 2018: Apply, Dates, Eligibility, Amount


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Prerana Scholarship 2018

Prerana is a type of scholarship scheme which is provided by Odisha Government. The word Prerana stands for Post Metric Scholarship Registration Release And Network Automation.  The scheme is supervised by the SC and ST Development and Minority and Other Backward Class Welfare Department, Govt. of Odisha.

Prerana Scholarship

Students who are financially weak and can not afford to pay their education fees can avail this scholarship scheme by applying online through the official website. So, it is a great opportunity for the students of Odisha to get the financial assistance while pursuing their education.

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Important Dates 2018-19


The Process of filling the application form for this scholarship is available from 01/08/2018. The mode of filling application is totally online. Aspirants who want to apply for this scheme can check important dates like last date etc.

Prerana Scholarship Dates 2018
Activities Dates
Opening Date of Online
Application
01/08/2018 (Fresh)  &
11/07/2018 (Renewal)
Last Date of Submission
Online Application by
students pursuing their
studies in Odisha
15/10/2018
Last Date for Submit duly
signed printed hard
copies to Institute by
Applicants
31/10/2018
Last Date for scrutiny
and forwarding application
by Institutes to concern DWOs.
12/11/2018
Last Date for online sanction of
Applications by the DWOs.
30/11/2018
Last Date for submission of
applications to the concerned
Institutes by the Students
pursuing their studies Outside
Odisha.
15/10/2018
Last date for scrutiny &
submission of Hard copy of
Applications of the students
pursuing their studies Outside
Odisha by the Institutes to the
concerned DWOs.
30/10/2018
Last Date of online entry and
sanction of applications of
students pursuing their studies
Outside Odisha by the DWO 
30/11/2018

Note: Students who studied outside the Odisha, requested to download scholarship form from the official website of Prerana.

Eligibility Criteria: Who can Apply

There are two types of scholarships that are provided under Prerana and these two named as:

1) Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/EBC
2) Financial Assistance to ST Candidates

The eligibility criteria for both Post-Matric and Financial Assistance to ST Candidate is given below.

1. Eligibility Criteria for Post Matric

  • Candidate must belong to Odisha State and have a permanent resident.
  • Candidate must belong to SC/ ST/ OBC/ SEBC/ EBC (Economically Backward Class)
  • Maximum annual family income of the Parents/ Guardians from all sources should not exceed ₹ 2,50,000 (In case of SC/ST students) and ₹ 1,00,000 (in case of OBC/ SEBC/ EBC students).
  • EBC stands for Economical Backward Class only for General category (Other than SC/ ST/ OBC /SFBC).

1.1 Education Qualification

  • Candidate must be +2 passed and continuing his/her Post Matriculation study in any General/ Technical or Professional course from any Govt. Institute or Govt. recognized Private Institute.
  • Minimum Marks secured by the candidate in the previous examination should be 50% (Only for OBC/SEBC).

2. Eligibility Criteria for Financial Assistance to ST Category:

  • Candidate must belong to Odisha State and have a permanent resident.
  • Candidate should belong to ST category.
  • Maximum annual family income of the Parents/ Guardians from all sources should not exceed ₹ 2,50,000.

2.1 Education Qualification

  • Candidate should be +2 passed and studying in National level institutes.
Students who have applied for Post Matric Scholarship under Financial Assistance Scheme, in the first instance they will be sanctioned under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme and the excess amount not admissible under Post Matric Scholarship scheme will be sanctioned out of Financial Assistance Scheme.

Scholarship Amount


100% course fee will be given by Govt. of Odisha under this Scholarship Scheme in case of General Course and  28500 in case of technical courses like Diploma and Degree. and additional Monthly Maintenance amount is also given to students according to different Groups classifications which are discussed below:

Groups₹/month
Hosteler
₹/month
 Non-Hosteler
Group 1(SC/ST)
₹1200
(Obc)
₹750
(SC/ST)
₹550
(Obc)
₹350
Group 2(SC/ST)
₹1000
(Obc)
₹510
(SC/ST)
₹530
(Obc)
₹335
Group 3(SC/ST)
₹1000
(Obc)
₹400
(SC/ST)
300
(Obc)
₹210
Group 4(SC/ST)
₹1000
(Obc)
₹260
(SC/ST)
₹230
(Obc)
₹160

You can check the information about Group 1, Group 2, Group 3 and Group 4 in the below section.

Grouping Scheme

Group-1: Graduate /Post Graduate level courses in Engg., Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary, CPL course, P.G. Diploma course in Medicine and Management, Courses relating to Accountancy, PhD M.Phil, and Post Doctoral Programme (D.sc., D.Litt,  etc), L.L.M

Group-2: Graduate/Post Graduate courses leading to Degree, Diploma, Certification areas like Pharmacy, Nursing, Paramedical, LLB, Mass Communication, Hotel Management, Interior Decoration etc. PG courses-MA/MSc/M.com/M.Ed/M.Pharma etc

Group-3: +3 Courses

Group-4: +2, ITI, 3 years Diploma and 2 years vocational courses

How to Apply

Step 1: First of all Visit Official website to apply for this scholarship.

Step 2: After that, you will see the Login link on the Homepage on the top right corner.

Step 3: You will see two options New Students & Registered Students if you are new at Prerana then choose New Students.

Step 4: On the next step you will ask for "Do you agree with term and conditions", tick check box & proceed with Yes.

Step 5: After than, enter your passing year, 10th & +2 Roll No, and hit search and validate. After validation of your passing year, 10th & +2 Roll No you will able to apply.

Step 6: Fill all personal details that asked in next screen and while Filling the personal details fill every detail carefully. Wrong information can lead it to cancel the Scholarship form.

Step 7: After that, Update your Bank Account carefully in which you want your scholarship amount to be credited.

Step 8: At last, take out the print of online application form and submit it to the respective institutes along with the necessary documents.

Documents required

There are some documents required while filling the scholarship form are given below:
  • 10th passes certificate and mark sheet
  • +2 passed certificate and mark sheet.
  • Graduation certificate and mark sheet( if applying for post-graduation).
  • Odisha Bonafide Certificate
  •  Income certificate of family.
  • Cast certificate made by Tehsil.
  • Bank Account number and Passbook.
  • Two passport size photograph.
Note: Before applying for this Scholarship, Please check your eligibility because if you don't fall under the criteria of this scheme then there is no point of filling up this scholarship form. Bank details you are providing should be correct because you will get your amount credited to your bank account.

Procedure for Prerana Scholarship Renewal

The Renewal of Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC is fully handled by the concerned institute in case of applications which have been considered and sanctioned Post Matric Scholarship in the previous year. So you have to contact the concerned institute for renewal.

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