THE scheme arises out of the identified strategy of a human resource development initiative focused on improving skill set through improving access to education. To provide tuition fees, hostel fees, cost of books and other incidental charges to students belonging to Jammu & Kashmir who, after passing Class XII or equivalent examination, secure admission in Government colleges/institutions and other select institutions outside the State of Jammu & Kashmir. Scholarship sponsored by: Department of Higher Education Scholarship: Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir Education to pursue degree courses, medical courses, engineering courses outside J&K (study anywhere in India) Study subject(s): Degree, Medical & Engineering courses Course level: Graduate, Postgraduate Total no. scholarships: 5000 Scholarship break-up:
Scholarship amount Tuition Fees: Upto Rs.30,000/‐ per annum for general degree courses OR Upto Rs.1.25 lakhs per annum for engineering courses OR Upto Rs.3.00 lakhs per annum for medical studies, including Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Additional benefits: Hostel fees and incidentals will also be given for all categories of courses. The ceiling for this will be Rs. 1 lakh per annum. Course fees, Hostel fees, etc. would be paid as per ‘actuals’. The charges in rented accomodation will be reimbursed as per certificate given by the Head of the college / institute, regarding reasonableness of rates etc.
Selection process: The total number of scholarships will be 5000 fresh scholarships per year. In case the number of applicants exceeds the number of scholarships available, then the awardees will be selected on the basis of marks scored by them in the Class‐XII or equivalent exam. The awardees would be selected from amongst the students who belong to Jammu & Kashmir and who appear for the Class XII or equivalent exam through the State Board of Jammu & Kashmir. How to apply: Students are required to submit all the requisite documents to the college/ institute in which he/she is securing admission.
Alongwith other documents required by the college/institute, the students would also be required to furnish the following: Certificate of domicile of the State of Jammu & Kashmir Certificate of oncome. Requisite Certificate, if claiming scholarship under any reservation quota [ SC/ST/OBC/PH etc.].
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