Assam OBC Scholarship 2024: Streamlining the Application Process and Eligibility Criteria

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The Directorate of Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes in Assam has officially announced the launch of the OBC Scholarship 2024 Scheme. This comprehensive initiative, supported by the Government of India, focuses on providing financial assistance through centrally sponsored Pre-Matric and Post-Matric scholarships to students from Other Backward Classes (OBC/MOBC) in Assam for the academic year 2023-2024. Prospective candidates who meet the specified eligibility criteria can conveniently submit their applications online through the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at

OBC Scholarship 2024

Assam OBC Scholarship 2024 Details

The OBC Scholarship caters to both Pre-Matric and Post-Matric levels, serving OBC students during the academic session 2023-2024. The breakdown of eligible classes is as follows:

Eligible Classes:

  • Pre-Matric: Class IX to X [Component-I]
  • Pre-Matric: Scholarship for children of those engaged in hazardous occupations (Class I-X) [Component-II]
  • Post-Matric: Courses at post-matriculation level


For any assistance or inquiries, candidates can reach out to the helplines provided by the authorities:

  • Phone Number: 0120-6619540
  • Email Address:

Official Details

Eligibility Criteria for Assam OBC Scholarship 2024

To be eligible for the OBC Scholarship in Assam, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Community: Eligibility is limited to students belonging to the OBC community.
  • Citizenship: Open to Indian nationals.
  • Family Restriction: A limit of two boys from the same parents/guardian for scholarships, excluding girls.
  • Income Ceiling:
  • Pre-Matric (Class-IX & X) [Component-I] and Post-Matric Scholarship: Annual income of parents/guardians should not exceed Rs. 2.5 lakhs.
  • Pre-Matric (Class I-X) [Component-II] Scholarship: No income bar for children of those engaged in hazardous occupations.

How to Apply for OBC Scholarship 2024

Adhere to these instructions to ensure a seamless application procedure.

  1. Visit the official national scholarship portal
  2. Navigate to the “Important Web Links” section.
  3. Click on the “Online Application Form” link.
  4. A new webpage will open.
  5. Click on the “New Registration” link.
  6. Enter required details and register.
  7. After registration, input all credentials and upload necessary documents.
  8. Click “Submit” and retain a printout of your application.

Documents to be Submitted with OBC Online Form

Applicants must provide the following documents with their OBC Scholarship Application Form:

  • Bank Passbook
  • Income Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Aadhaar Card


  • Ensure that the bank account details provided are active for successful scholarship disbursement via DBT mode.
  • Aadhaar is mandatory; however, minor applicants without Aadhaar must have their parent or legal guardian provide it.

Important Dates of OBC Scholarship 2024

Mark these dates in your calendar for a timely application process:

  • Starting date of online application: N/A
  • Closing date for submission/renewal of online application: 10th February 2024
  • Closing date for Defective Verification: 15th February 2024
  • Closing date for Institute Level Verification: 15th February 2024

Access these essential web links for a seamless application process:


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