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Organisation : Chandigarh Department of Education
Scholarship Name : Dr.Ambedkar Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship For DNTs 2017-18
Applicable For : Denotified Tribes (DNTs)
Applicable State : Chandigarh
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DNT Dr.Ambedkar Scholarship :

The Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (DNTs) have been at the peripheries of the society for a long time. While benefits of reservations, scholarships etc. were available to SCs/STs/OBCs, no such welfare schemes are available for the welfare of these DNTs i.e. those who are not covered under SC, ST or OBC.

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The Scheme is for bringing about a focused intervention on these classes so that they are empowered socially and economically and their lives are also improved. This scheme will be of continuous and permanent nature. The scholarship schemes will be for individual beneficiaries not covered under any scheme.

The financial assistance would be released to the State Governments/UT Administrations/ Universities/Colleges which would cater to the requirements of the students belonging to DNT communities.

Eligibility Criteria :
Those Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, (DNTs) whose family income is less than Rs. 2.0 lacs per annum will be eligible for awarding the pre matric scholarship and post matric scholarship.

Scholarship Rates and Eligibility:
The objective of the Scheme is to improve educational empowerment of the DNTs who are not covered under SC/ST/OBC category.

The rates of the Scholarship are:
Standard- Rate
1. Class I to VIII Rs. 1000 per student for 10 month
2. Class IX to X Rs. 1500 per student for 10 month

Post-Matric Scholarship:
Group I :
(i)Degree and Post Graduate level courses in Medicine (Allopathic, Indian and other recognized systems of medicines), Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary & Allied Sciences, Management, Business Finance /Administration, Computer Science/ Applications.
(ii) Commercial Pilot License (including helicopter pilot and multiengine rating) course.
(iii) Post Graduate Diploma courses in various branches of management & medicine.
(iv) C.A./I.C.W.A./C.S./I.C.F.A. etc.
(v) M. Phil., Ph.D. and Post Doctoral Programmes (D. Litt., D.Sc. etc.), Group I, Group II and Group III courses
(vi) L.L.M.

Group II :
(i) Professional Courses leading to Degree, Diploma, Certificate in areas like Pharmacy (B Pharma), Nursing(B Nursing), LLB, BFS, other para-medical branches like rehabilitation, diagnostics etc., Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel/Tourism/Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Art, Financial Services for which entrance qualification is minimum Sr. Secondary (10+2).
(ii) Post Graduate courses not covered under Group I eg. MA/M Sc/M.Com/M Ed./M. Pharma etc.

Group III:
All other courses leading to a graduate degree not covered under Group I & II eg. BA/B Sc/B Com etc.

Group IV:
All post-matriculation level non-degree courses for which entrance qualification is High School (Class X), e.g.senior secondary certificate (class XI and XII); both general and vocational stream, ITI courses, 3 year diploma courses in Polytechnics, etc.

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