• PM YASASVI is a Scholarship scheme for Other Backward Class (OBCs), Economically Backward Class (EBC) and Denotified Nomadic Tribes (DNT) Students.
  • Under this scheme, students can avail of Pre-Matric Scholarships from Classes 9 to 10 and Post-Matric Scholarships for their higher education at the post-matriculation or post-secondary level.
  • Students who excel in their studies also get an opportunity of Scholarship to study in Top Class Schools and Colleges under the Scheme of ‘Top Class School Education’ and ‘Top Class College Education’.
  • Additionally, hostel facilities are provided for OBC students through a construction scheme. 
  • Eligibility:
    • Other Backward Class (OBC), Economically Backward Classes (EBC), and Denotified, Nomadic, and Semi-Nomadic Tribes (DNT)
    • Parents or guardians annual income is not more than Rs. 2.50 Lakhs.
    • Studying in a Top Class School in Class 9 or 11.
    • These scholarships shall be available for studies in India only and will be awarded by the Government of State/Union Territory to which the applicant actually belongs, i.e., permanently settled.
  • Entitlement: 
    • Upto Rs. 75,000 p.a. for Class 9/10, Rs. 1,25,000 p.a. for Class 11/12, covering the school tuition fee/hostel fee.
  • Implementing Agency: 
    • Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • Components of Schemes are as under.
    1. Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC, EBC and DNT Students.
    2. Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC, EBC and DNT Students.
    3. Top Class School Education for OBC, EBC and DNT Students.
    4. Top Class College Education for OBC, EBC and DNT Students.
    5. Construction of Hostel for OBC Boys and Girls.
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