Apply Odisha Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme for 2022-23

The Odisha Government put online the post-matric scholarship 2022-23 application and widened its scope to encourage students from the underprivileged sections to pursue higher qualifications.

The PMS has been a major scheme to facilitate higher and technical education among the weaker sections such as ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/EBC and minority students.

The Odisha government has, over the last many years, already taken various measures to help & promote education for students who belong to the economically weaker section.

The govt is trying very hard to bring the SC/ST/OBC/SEBC and EBC people to the mainstream by enabling quality education. The govt monitoring thoroughly the implementation of the stipend and expanding its support for the students in the near future.

Students are required to fill up their application form online and register themselves through the Odisha State scholarship portal introduced by SC/ST Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare Department.

Odisha Scholarship

Odisha Scholarship Details:

Organization:SC, ST, and MBC Welfare Department
Scheme Name:Odisha Post-Matric & Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme
Academic Year:2022-23
Last Date:30th November 2022
Contact Address:Government of Orissa, Bhubaneswar-751001
Contact Number (Toll-Free):155335, 1800-345-6770
Contact Email

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students should be permanent residents of Odisha.
  • SC/ST/OBC/SEBC students who are continuing their post-matriculation studies in any recognized institute.
  • The annual income of the family of the SC/ST student from all sources should not exceed Rs.2,50,000/- per annum.
  • OBC/SEBC student’s family should not exceed Rs.2, 50,000/- per annum from all sources.
  • OBC/SEBC students must secure at least 50% marks in the previous exam.

Odisha Post Matric Scholarship

How to Apply for Odisha Scholarship Online?

All eligible students need to register for a new application. A new login ID can be generated using your Aadhar card.

Students can log on to and apply online. The details for submission of fresh / renewal applications for availing are available online on the Odisha State official website.

The students will have to submit their personal details in the online application form along with passport-size photos, caste, income certificates, etc.

The completed forms will go to institutes for verification and then to the District Social Welfare Officer whose approval will lead to a sanction of the amount. The stipend will be directly deposited in the bank account of the students.

Documents Needed:

  • Passport Photo
  • Caste certificates
  • Income certificates
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Certificate for special category
  • Resident proof certificate
  • Copy of bank passbook
  • 10 class certificate
  • Exam certificate

Odisha Scholarship Status

How to Check Your Application Status?

  • To know your PMS application status online.
  • Visit
  • Then click on the Know Your Status link.
  • Enter your Aadhaar number or Application ID.
  • Then click on the Get OTP button.
  • You will then receive the OTP on your registered mobile phone number.
  • Enter the OTP number and check your status online.

Application Renewal 2022-23?

All the eligible students who are prosecuting their study at post-matric are hereby informed that the filing of renewal applications online is on or before 30 Nov 2022.

Eligible students who are continuing their studies in the same institution are advised to renew their applications online and obtain a printout copy of the renewal application form and submit the same to the concerned institutes, where they are studying, for further processing.

The renewal application will be allowed only at the student level. Students are advised to renew their applications from their respective IDs within the due timeline.

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In case of any issue faced by the students at the time of submission of the application online, they may take the help of the District Welfare Officer of the concerned district helpline number 155335, 1800-345-6770 or communicate through e-mail ID-

Last Date:

30th November 2022 is the last date to apply online

Important Links:

Visit Here to Apply Online
Visit Here for Guidelines


FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions:

Que: How many scholarships are available?

Ans: There are multiple scholarships available for students of Odisha State. Kindly visit the Schemes & Eligibility page to see the types of schemes that are available.

Que: Who is eligible for the PMS scheme?

Ans: All SC/ST/OBC/SEBC students whose parents ‘ annual income is not more than Rs.2,50000 are eligible to apply.

Que: What is the last date to apply online?

Ans: To know the last date to apply online kindly visit the Odisha state official website frequently.

Que: Do we have to apply again for renewal?

Ans: You do not have to apply again for the application renewal all you have to do is to inform the college or institute about the renewal of your application.

Que: What if I make mistakes in the application?

Ans: For this, you have to inform the Nodal Officer of your Institute. The institute then corrects the details given by the student.

Que: What type of documents are required?

Ans: Kindly go through the list of documents given above.

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