Eklavya Scholarship 2021 Maharashtra - Fulfil Higher Education Dreams (Win Rs. 5000)

Last Modified: 13 Jun 2024

The Directorate of Higher Education, Government of Maharashtra offers Eklavya scholarship to students pursuing post-graduate level courses in different streams viz. Science, Arts, Commerce, and Law. The scholarship is created for students belonging to economically weaker sections of society.

Eklavya Scholarship 2021 Latest Update - The last date for application submission is 31st March 2021.

Eklavya Scholarship 2020-21 - Important Dates


Important Dates

Application process started

1st August 2020

Last date of application submission

31st March 2021

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Eklavya Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline 31 Mar 2021
Class / Course Post Graduates
Scholarship Type Scholarship for Financially Deprived
Awarded Amount ₹ 5,000
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State Maharashtra
Country India
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Eklavya Scholarship 2021 Eligibility

Applicants are advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully before applying for the exam. Here are the conditions:

  • The candidate must be a resident of Maharashtra.
  • Only those studying in Maharashtra are eligible.
  • Must have completed graduation with at least 60% marks (for Commerce, Law, and Arts streams) and 70% marks (for Science stream).
  • The annual income of the family must be less than or equal to ₹ 75,000.
  • Candidate must not be working (part-time or full-time)

Eklavya Scholarship 2021 Maharashtra Benefits/Awards

Selected candidates will receive ₹ 5,000.

Eklavya Scholarship 2021 Application Process

Candidates can complete the application process through the Buddy4Study website or the official website of the Maharashtra government. Here is a detailed process.

  • Visit the official b4s website.
  • Look for Eklavya Scholarship 2020-21.
  • Click on the ‘Apply now’ button.
  • Now click on the ‘New Applicant Registration’ option.
  • Fill in the required details and verify your email id and mobile number.
  • You need to complete the Aadhaar authentication through biometric or OTP mode.
  • Once the registration process is complete, you will receive the login details.
  • Log-in using the user name and password and complete the remaining application form.
  • Upload the necessary documents.
  • Check all the details of the application and submit the completed form.

Required Documents

  • Domicile certificate
  • Previous year’s mark sheet
  • Annual income certificate issued by Tahsildar

Eklavya Scholarship Selection Process

Selection for the scholarship will be done based on the merit of the student in the qualifying exam.