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Organisation : Chandigarh Administration Education Department
Scholarship Name : Post Matric Scholarship For Student Belonging To Transgender Category 2017-18
Applicable For : Transgender Students
Applicable State : Chandigarh
Application Deadline : 10.10.2017
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Application Form :
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Post Matric Scholarship :

Scheme and Application Form for Post Matric Scholarship for student belonging to transgender category

Related : Chandigarh Education 2017-18 Free Education Scheme :

Education Department, Chandigarh Administration has decided to award Post Matric Scholarships to Transgender students who are permanent resident of UT, Chandigarh for studies in India under the Govt. of India Scheme.

Eligibility Criteria :
The scholarship will be open to Indian nationals belonging to Transgender as notified by the Central Govt./State Govt./ UT Administration. The Major Conditions of eligibility are available at

Application Procedure :
The application forms can be obtained from the website of this department i.e. . The forms complete in all respect should reach to the following address by the students through their respective institutes alongwith all supporting documents by 10.10.2017 positively.

Send To :
Director Higher Education,
Additional Deluxe Building,
U.T Sector-9 D,

Documents Required :
** Copy of residence proof,
** Copy of Aadhaar card/Aadhaar Enrolment slip,
** Annual fee details verified by Institute,
** Last class pass certificate,
** Copy of bank account in the name of student linked with Aadhaar,
** Proof of income,
** Self declaration by the
** Transgender student that he/she is a transgender person) etc.

Last Date : 10.10.2017

Know About Chandigarh Free Education Scheme:
Free Education Scheme for meritorious SC & OBC students

Assistance as under shall be given to the students so selected under this Scheme:-
i. A lumpsum annual allowance of Rs. 5,000/- payable in one installment in start of the academic session.
ii. Full reimbursement of tuition fees upto a maximum of Rs. 30,000/- and other non-refundable charges payable to the institution.
iii. A monthly pocket allowance of Rs. 500/- for day students.
iv. A monthly allowance of Rs. 1,000/- for hostellers.
v. For students taking admission in cities other than Chandigarh, reimbursement of actual journey fare will be admissible thrice in one academic year provided fare for to and fro journey by ordinary bus or ordinary class rail does not exceeds Rs. 150/-
vi. Minimum essential books and stationary.
vii. Any other allowance considered necessary Administration from time to time.

Eligibility Criteria:
Students fulfilling the following criteria shall be eligible under the Scheme, namely:-
i. He/she should belong to any caste declared as Scheduled Caste or Other Backward Class for the UT., Chandigarh.
ii. The total annual family income of parents shall not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-
iii. He/she should have passed +2 or qualifying examination in first attempt form any School/College in UT., Chandigarh with minimum of 50% marks and he/she should have studied in UT., Chandigarh for at least two academic sessions. iv. Parents of the student should be bona fide residents of UT., Chandigarh for the past three years.

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