MHRD – Central Sector Scholarship for Higher Studies

The MHRD scholarships are awarded on the basis of the results of Senior Secondary Examination. 82000 fresh scholarships per annum [41000 for boys and 41000 for girls] are awarded for pursuing graduate / postgraduate studies in colleges and universities and for professional courses, such as Medical, Engineering etc.


For MHRD Scholarships students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from the respective Board of Examination in Class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) in Colleges/Institutions


The rate of MHRD scholarship is Rs.10000/- per annum at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs.20000/- per annum at Post Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses, in case, where the duration of course is five (5) years/Integrated course would get Rs.20000/- per annum in the 4th and 5th year. However, students pursuing technical courses such as B.Tech., B.E would get scholarship up to graduation level.


The parental/family income ceiling is Rs. 8 lakh per annum for all categories. Income certificate would be required for the fresh applicants only.


  1. The student has secured 50 % or more marks in the previous exam,
  2. The student has 75 % attendance and
  3. The student is not involved in any ragging activities.