Merit Cum Means Scholarship 2018 Online Application Form (Fresh/ Renewal) for Minority Community

Merit Cum Means Scholarship 2018 Online Application Form (Fresh/ Renewal) for Minority Community


Minority Welfare Department has published the Merit cum means based scholarship for 2018 for the students those are perusing Technical, Management education from Minority communities. Minority students can apply online by the new scholarship website  http://scholarships.gov.in/ upto  30th September 2018 . Register your online application then forward the online application to your college via online mode. Then take the print out of the application, attach all the required documents. Then submit the print out from, from the college for verification. Remember, only Technical and Management courses mentioned below comes under this scholarship scheme...
Merit Cum Mean Scholarship 2018 

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Last Date : 30th September 2018

Eligibility For Merit Cum Means Scholarship 2018 

  1. Students should belong to minority community.
  2. Students must have qualified a Competitive Exam for taking admission in the course.
  3. If the students has admitted with out competitive exam then he/she should have more than 50% marks at higher secondary/graduation level.
  4. The annual family income of the beneficiary/parent or guardian of the beneficiary should be less than Rs.2.50 lakh per annum from all sources.
  5. Aadhaar Number is also required for payment of scholarship.

Documents Required :

You are required to attach the photo copies of following documents with your application form and also have to upload the documents on the web portal
  1. Certificate of your last Examination Passed that is (+2 Certificate, or Graduation Certificate)
  2. Mark Sheets of Last Examination Passed.
  3. Rank Card of the last competitive Examination passed
  4. Income Declaration Certificate in Judicial Stamp Paper.
  5. Permanent Resident Certificate from Tahasildar.
  6. Minority Community Declaration Affidavit from Notary.
  7. Payment Slip of Admission
  8. Front page of your Bank Pass Book

How To Apply:

From this year 2017, Government has made a single website for all the Minority Community Scholarship. Candidates have to register first. Here is the details process to apply online.


  • 1. The scheme is implemented through National Scholarship Portal (NSP). 
  • It is mandatory for all students to apply online on the website of this Ministry i.e. www.scholarships.gov.in.    
  • 2. The list of documents to be scanned & uploaded for both Fresh and 
  • Renewal Scholarships as under: 
  • a)  Student Photo. (Mandatory) 
  • b)  Institution Verification Form. (Mandatory) 
  • c)  Self declaration of Income Certificate by the student. (Mandatory) 
  • d)  Self declaration of community by the student. (Mandatory) 
  • e)  In case of Fresh: Self Attested Certificate of ‘Previous Academic Mark sheet’ as filled in Form. (Mandatory) 
  • f)  In case of Renewal: Self-Attested Certificate of Previous Year Marksheet as filled in the Form. (Mandatory) 
  • g)  Fee Receipt of current course year. (Mandatory) 
  • h)  Proof of Bank Account in the name of student.  (Mandatory) 
  • i)  Aadhaar Card (optional) 
  • j)  Residential Certificate. (Mandatory)  


Merit Cum Means Scholarship Amount :

Most of the students asked that how much money or amount they will get in Merit Cum Means Scholarship ? So the below table shows the fees amount which you will get. Generally this amount is Rs 25,000/- for day scholar and Rs 30,000/- for Hosteler.

Who Can Apply Merit Cum Means Scholarship :


The students those are pursuing any of the below given courses are eligible for this scholarship. The main point is that the admission should be taken by appearing a competitive examination. List of courses are mentioned below.

Engineering  & TechnologyCourses (B.Tech/B.E./ M.Tech.) 

(1) Aeronautical Engineering (AE)
(2) Agricultural Engineering (AG), 
(3) Automobile Engineering (AUE), 
(4) Applied Electronics & Instrumentation (AEI), 
(5) Automation and Robotics (ARE), 
(6) Bio-Medical Engineering (BME), 
(7) Bio-Technology (BT),
 (8) Ceramic Engineering/Technology (CT), 
(9) Chemical Engineering (CH), 
(10) Civil Engineering (CE), 
(11) Computer Science and Engineering (CS), 
(12) Electrical Engineering or Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE), 
(13) Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), 
(14) Environmental Engineering (ENE), 
(15) Food Technology (FT),
 (16) Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM), 
(17) Information Technology (IT), 
(18) Instrumentation and Control Engineering (ICE),
 (19) Leather Technology (LT), 
(20) Marine Engineering (MRE), 
(21) Materials Science & Technology (MST), 
(22) Metallurgical Engineering (MT), 
(23) Mechanical Engineering (ME), 
(24) Mining Engineering (MN),
(25) Oil & Paint Technology (OPT),               
(26) Polymer Science and Rubber Technology (PSR), 
(27) Printing Technology (PT), 
(28) Production Engineering (PE), 
(29) Pulp & Paper Technology (PPT), 
(30) Sugar Technology (ST), 
(31) Textile Engineering/Technology (TXT), 
(32) Transportation Engineering (TE),
(33) Telecommunication Engineering,
(34) Polymer Engineering, 
(35) Naval Architecture,
(36) Petroleum Engineering,
(37) Highway Engineering, 
(38) Power Engineering.

Cement Technology 

(1) Post graduate diploma in cement technology


Fashion Technology (Degree from National Institute of Fashion Technology) 

1.   B.FTech (Design):  Fashion Design, Leather Dsign, Accessory Design, Textile Design, Knitwear Design, Fashion Communication.
2.   B.FTech (Apparel Production).
3.  Me.FTech: Management, Apparel Production, Design Space.

Management  

(1) Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), 
(2) Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM), 
(3) Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Exec-PGDM), 
(4) Master in Business Administration (MBA).
(5) Apparel Production Management.

Pharmacy 

(1) B.Pharma
(2) M.Pharma (PH).

Architecture & Town Planning (Under Graduate and Post Graduate level courses only) 

(1) Architecture (AR), 
(2) Interior Design (ID), 
(3) Building Construction Technology (BCT), 
(4) Planning (PL).


Hotel Management & Catering Technology (Under Graduate and Post Graduate level courses only) 

(1) Hotel Management & Catering Technology (HMCT)
 Applied Arts & Crafts (Under Graduate and Post Graduate level courses only)

(1) Applied Arts & Product Design (APD),  (2) Fine Arts/Applied Arts/Fine & Applied Arts (FA/AA/FAA),  (3) Fashion & Apparel Design (FAD).

MCA 

(1) Master in Computer Application (MCA)

Design (Degree from National Institute of Design, Ahamdabad) 

(1) Graduate diploma in design
(2) Post graduate diploma programme in design

Medical & Para Medical courses 

(1) MBBS
(2) Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
(3) Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS)
(4) Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
(5) Post Graduate courses 
(6) Bachelor of Physical Therapy (BPT)
(7) Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)
(8) Bachelor of occupational Therapy (BOT)
(9) Master of occupational Therapy (MOT)
(10) B.Sc. Nursing
(11) M.Sc. Nursing
(12) B.D.S.
(13) M.D.S

Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry 

(1) B.VSc. & A.H.  (Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry)
(2) PG courses

Chartered Accountancy/Institute of Cost and Work Accountancy/Company Secretary 

(1) CA (Chartered Accountancy)
(2)  ICWA (Institute of Cost and Work Accountancy)
(3) CS  (Company Secretary).

Law 

(1) L.L.B.
(2) L.L.M.