Haryana to give post metric scholarships to SC students

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Chandigarh, Nov 4 (UNI) The Haryana government will give post-metric scholarships to students belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Backward Classes under two separate schemes.

Stating this here today a spokesperson of the state Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department said under the scheme only those SC students would be eligible whose parents total annual income was not more than Rs one lakh. The applicant should be a student of a recognised post-metric or postsecondary course or class at a recognised institute.

Exemption of mandatory fee was admissible to those students who were getting education in evening classes and were engaged in wholetime service.

He said that under the scheme the scholarships would range from Rs 140 to Rs 740 per month. He said that in addition to the scholarship, the tuition fee, examination fee of the university and other necessary non-refundable fee were being reimbursed to the students. Students of journalism course will be given an annual allowance of Rs 750 for purchase of books.

He added that post metric scholarships ranging from Rs 90 to Rs 425 were admissible to students belonging to backward classes provided the total annual income of their parents was not more than Rs 44,500.

UNI

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