Financial aids in the form of scholarships uplifts one’s career as well as boosts the academic profile of a student. While some are offered by the university itself, others are either funded by the state/central governments like the UP Scholarship or are offered by foundations like Inlaks Scholarship. One such out of a list of financial aid programs is the CG Scholarship, the details of which will be elucidated in this blog!
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What is the CG Scholarship?
CG Scholarship is a renowned scheme funded by the Social Welfare Department of Chhattisgarh government and provides assistance to the students of Chhattisgarh enrolled in 1st-12th standards, and especially those, who belong to reserved categories.
List of CG Scholarships
Tabulated below are all the schemes that fall under the CG Scholarship programme:
|Scholarship Name||Offering Body||Tentative Application Period|
|Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC Students||Department of SC/ST Welfare||Between October and December|
|Rajya Chatra Vritti Scheme||Department of SC/ST Welfare||Between October and December|
|Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC Students||Department of SC/ST Welfare||Between October and January|
|Kanya Saksharta Protsahan Yojana||Social Welfare Department, Chhattisgarh||Between September and December|
|Unclean Business Scholarship Scheme||Social Welfare Department, Chhattisgarh||Between September and December|
|Chief Minister Gyan Protsahan Initiative Scheme||Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education||Between October and November|
|Disabled Scholarship Scheme||Social Welfare Department, Government of Chhattisgarh||Between August and September|
|DTE Chhattisgarh Scholarship||Directorate of Technical Education, Chhattisgarh||Between September and November|
Courses Applicable Under CG Scholarship
Securing the CG Scholarship, you will be able to able to pursue the following courses at the institution of your choice-
- Diploma / Certificate Courses
- Integrated Courses
- Diploma / Research Courses
- Non-Professional Degree Courses
- School Education Courses
- ITI / Polytechnic Courses
- PG Diploma Courses
- Professional Post Graduation Courses
CG Scholarship Income Limit and Eligibility Criteria
The aspirants who wish to enroll for the CG scholarships must thoroughly go through the eligibility criteria set by the official authorities before applying. Tabulated below are the scholarship wise eligibility.
|Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC Students||The candidates applying must be studying at the pre-matric level.|
The annual family income should not be more than INR 2 Lakh.
|Rajya Chatra Vritti Scheme||The candidate applying should either be a girl student of class 3-5 belonging to SC/ST or an SC/ST/OBC student of class 6-8.|
The family of the applicant must not possess more than 10 acres of land.
The income of the family must not fall into the taxable limit.
|Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC students||The applicant must be studying at the post-matric level.|
The total annual income of the family should not be above INR 2.5 Lakh in the case of ST/SC candidates.
The yearly income of the family of the OBC applicants must not be above INR 1 Lakh.
|Unclean Business Scholarship Scheme||The applicant must be a student of class 1-5.|
Only the candidates belonging to families employed in Tanneries, Flayers, Scavenging occupation, Waste collecting/ picking are eligible to apply for this C G scholarship.
There is no limit on the total income of the family. However, the candidates have to submit the income certificate.
|Kanya Saksharta Protsahan Yojana||The candidate must be a female and a student of class 5 or above|
|Disabled Scholarship Scheme||Applicants with 40% or more disability can apply for this C G Scholarship.|
The candidate must be enrolled in a regular school/college/technical course.
The total monthly income of the family must be less than INR 8,000
|Chief Minister Gyan Protsahan Initiative Scheme||The candidate must be a student of class 12th or 10th.|
He/she must have scored well in the previous levels.
The applicant must be studying in the Chattisgarh, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), or India Council Secondary Education (ICSE) affiliated schools.
|DTE Chhattisgarh Scholarship||The candidates must have secured at least 60% in class 12th.|
The previous institution of the candidates from which they have passed must be approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
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Courses Under CG Scholarships
Here is a list of applicable courses for the CG scholarship 2021-
- Diploma / Certificate Courses.
- Diploma / Research Courses.
- Integrated Courses.
- ITI / Polytechnic Courses.
- Non Professional Degree Courses.
- PG Diploma Courses
- Professional Post Graduation Courses
- School Education Courses.
CG Scholarship Merits and Awards
The Social Welfare Department of the Chhattisgarh government, every year, financially assists a bunch of eligible students especially those belonging to the reserved categories. The potential candidates who will be selected through the CG Scholarship will be granted with awards. Tabulated below are the scholarships as well as their awards.
|Pre Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC Students||OBC girls: INR 600 per year|
OBC boys: INR 450 per year
SC/ST Girls: INR 1,000 per year
SC/ST Boys: INR 800 per year
|Rajya Chatra Vritti Scheme||Girl Students (class 3-5): INR 500 per year|
SC/ST Girls (class 6-8): INR 800 per year
SC/ST Boys (class 6-8): INR 600 per year
|Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC students||SC/ST (Hostlers): INR 3,800|
SC/ST (Non-Hostlers): INR 2,250
For OBC (Hostellers): INR 1,000 (Class 11) and INR 1,100 (Class 12)
For OBC (Non-Hostellers): INR 600 (Class 11) and INR 700 (Class 12)
|Unclean Business Scholarship Scheme||INR 1,850 every year|
|Kanya Saksharta Protsahan Yojana||INR 500 every year|
|Disabled Scholarship Scheme||Students of class 1-5 (INR 150)|
Students of class 6-8 (INR 170)
Students of class 9-12 (INR 190)
|Chief Minister Gyan Protsahan Initiative Scheme||INR 15,500 every year|
|DTE Chhattisgarh Scholarship||INR 2,000 every month|
The applicants can apply through the official portal of the Chattisgarh Scholarships- State Scholarship portal of Chhattisgarh. Here are some simple steps following which you can easily register for the CG scholarship-
- Visit the official portal of the State Scholarship Portal of Chhattisgarh
- Click on the ‘Student’ section and then, click on the ‘login’ link
- Enter the User Name/Applicant ID along with the password in the given fields
- In the next step, you will be asked to enter the captcha and click on the ‘login’ button
- Now fill up the application form carefully and attach the required documents
- Cross-check all your details and submit your CG Scholarship 2021 application form
Be it Nabanna Scholarship or Harvard Scholarship, It is essential to collect and submit important documents in order to prove the authenticity of the candidates. Below-mentioned is a list of documents required for CH scholarship programmes.
- Latest Passport size picture
- Caste certificate
- Income certificate
- Residential proof
- Photocopy of passbook
- Attested copy of previous year’s marksheet
- Copy of Aadhar card
CG Scholarship: Contact Details
Here are the important contact details pertaining to CG Scholarship 2021-
- Name: State Scholarship Portal, Chhattisgarh
- Official Website: http://mpsc.mp.nic.in/cgpms/default.aspx
- Helpline Number- 0771-2511192
- Email Id- firstname.lastname@example.org
Thus, CG scholarship is an excellent opportunity for those who are unable to proceed with their education due to financial constraints. Planning to study abroad? Want to know which scholarships you can apply for? Then get in touch with our experts at Leverage Edu who will not only provide guidance in finding a suitable scholarship but will also assist in writing a personal essay for completing the admission process!