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National Overseas Scholarship 2017 (100) Passage Grant Scheme SC Students

National Overseas Scholarship

Good news for merit holder candidates as the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment provides National Overseas Scholarship to meritorious students for pursuing higher studies in Foreign University in specified fields of Master Level Courses, Ph.D and Post-Doctoral Research Programmes, in the field of Engineering, Technology and Science.

Applications in the prescribed format are invited for 100 overseas scholarships and 5 passage grants for SC /ST /OBC category candidates. Eligible candidates can take the advantage of National Overseas Scholarship 2017 and may apply by filling an application form on or before the end date.

National Overseas Scholarship

This Scheme attempts at enhancing the employment avenues for ST candidates. 100% Central Assistance is provided directly to the candidates for their betterment of future. Financial assistance is provided till completion of the course or research as this is the first help to fulfill the dreams of candidates who are not able to complete their study due to financial problem.

The Scholarship covers cost of fees etc. and other educational expenses including maintenance, contingency allowance, and travel expenses etc. for various courses in the specified field of study. For more information continue with this page which is well maintained by the team members of

National Overseas Scholarship

Organization NameMinistry Of Social Justice And Empowerment
Last Date To Send Application Form31st March 2017

National Overseas Scholarship Details:

CategoryNo. Of ScholarshipsNo. Of Passage Grants
Scheduled Castes9004
Denotified, nomadic and semi-Nomadic tribes0601
Landless Agricultural Labourers and Traditional Artisans04

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Specified Fields Of Study:

Scholarship will be provided to some specified field of study that are:

Field Of StudyNo. Of Seats
Engineering and Management32
Pure Sciences and Applied Sciences17
Agricultural Sciences and Medicine17
International Commerce, Accounting Finance17
Humanities, Social Science & Fine Arts17

Minimum Qualification

For Ph. D degree    Candidate must have attained 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant master degree
For master’s degreeApplicant should have 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant bachelor’s degree.

National Overseas Scholarship Official Notice:
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Eligibility Criteria:

  • Scholarship will be provided to only those category candidates who are below 35 years of age as on 1st April 2016.
  • Also, candidate’s family income from all sources shall not exceed Rs. 6 lakhs per annum.
  • There should be not more than two children of the same Parents/ Guardians and to this effect a self certification will be required from the candidates.

Want to Know? How To Prepare For Scholarship

Steps To Fill Scholarship Form:

  • First of all candidates need to open official website of organization that is
  • After that hit “Department for social justice and empowerment” that is below of home page.
  • On new page under the heading of ‘what’s New’ press “view all” for further process.
  • Press “Advertisement for National Overseas Scholarship for Selection Year 2016-17” link.
  • PDF will appear, read all the given details carefully for filling application form.
  • Download the application form, and fill it with valid details also attach documents related that are mentioned below on this page.
  • Enclosed the application form in an envelope and superscribe it as “The application form for scholarship”.
  • Send it below mention address through post.

Complete Details: How to Apply Scholarship

Documents Required:

Self Attested copies of the following documents should be enclosed with the applications:

  • Matriculation or other Certificate as proof for date of birth;
  • ST Certificate from Competent Authority;
  • All Degrees/Diplomas/Certificate with mark sheets; and
  • Income Certificate in the prescribed format.

In case of Passage Grant, Additional information with a statement indicating:

  • Details of merit scholarship and the manner in which it has been obtained
  • Self attested copy of the letter of the award.

Postal Address:

T.V.A.Ram, Director, SCD-V Section

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Department of Social Justice and Empowerment

Room No.211 – ‘D’ Wing, Shastri Bhavan,

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Marg, New Delhi – 110 001

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Important Date:

Last date to send application form is: 31st March 2017


Candidates can get details about National Overseas Scholarship 2016 through Official Notification that is stated above in this page. You may connect with us on Facebook or Google + for latest updates. For any query comment us on below comment box, our team will soon reply to your query.’

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