Meghalaya Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for ST (2022-23)

A scholarship in other words is financial support given to a student because of academic merit with the purpose of encouraging such students in their academic pursuits.

A number of scholarship schemes are sponsored by the Government of India and the State Government of Meghalaya giving financial help on the basis of merit.

The Government of India judiciously recognizes the financial burden entailed on parents belonging to ST, who desire that their children pursue and complete their education so as to ensure their future jobs and realization of their aspired careers.

For this purpose Meghalaya post-matric scholarship schemes 2021-22 for students belonging to ST are provided accordingly.

Meghalaya Post-matric Scholarship Details:

Organization: Department of Education, Government of Meghalaya

Scholarship Name: Meghalaya Post-matric Scholarship for ST

Last Date: 15th December 2023


Academic Year: 2022-23

Address: Directorate of Higher and Technical Education, Meghalaya, Shillong

Helpdesk Number: 0120-6619540

Meghalaya Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The scholarship awards are only to the nationals of India.
  • The scholarship scheme is eligible only to ST students of Meghalaya.
  • Students whose parents ’ annual income is not more than 2.50 lakh rupees from all sources.
  • Students who are doing their studies through distance education (correspondence) are also eligible.
  • Full-time employment students are not eligible for this scheme.
  • Candidates pursuing PG courses in medicine are also eligible but they cannot practice during the duration of their course.
  • Candidates with part-time courses are not eligible for this scheme.
  • All children from the same parents will be eligible for the PMS scheme.
  • Students should not avail of any other scholarship under this scheme.

Scholarship Amount:

Courses Day Scholars Hosteller
Degree and Post Graduate level courses Rs.1200/- Rs.550/-
Graduate/ Post Graduate courses Rs.820/- Rs.530/-
All other courses Rs.570/- Rs.300/-
All post-matriculation level non-degree courses Rs.380/- Rs.230/-

Selection of Students:

All eligible ST students will be given a scholarship award subject to the application of the Means Test.


The scholarship award once made will be supportable till the completion of the course subject to regular attendance, satisfactory progress, and good behavior.

How to Apply Meghalaya PMS Online?

Students may visit the NSP (National Scholarship Portal) i.e. and apply for post-matric scholarships for ST students of Meghalaya. The duly filled application shall be submitted to the Head of the Institution. Incomplete and late application forms will not be considered.

Renewal of Awards:

The Meghalaya scholarship will be renewed from year to year but the scholar must secure a promotion to the next higher class.

Documents Needed:

  • Passport Size Photo
  • Certificates (diploma/degree)
  • Caste Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Copy of Bank Account
  • Aadhaar Card

Last Date:

15th December 2023is the last date to apply online

Important Links:

Visit Here to Apply Meghalaya Post-Matric Scholarship Online
Visit Here for Meghalaya Post-Matric Scholarship Guidelines

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