Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21 - Maha DBT or Aaple Sarkar DBT is an online portal by the Maharashtra government which provides scholarships to the meritorious students of the state. Post-matric scholarships are offered by 8 departments of the Maharashtra government like Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Scheme, Merit Scholarships for Economically Backward Class Students, etc. Students need to apply online for Mahadbt scholarship 2020 through The application process will begin in the first week of August 2020, tentatively. Students can apply for Aaple sarkar dbt till the first week of October 2020, tentatively. The eligible students should apply for the scholarship before the last date. Students will be selected on a merit basis for the scholarships. Students who have a domicile of Maharashtra can apply for the scholarship. Check the detailed eligibility criteria, benefits, application procedure of Mahadbt scholarship 2020 on this page.

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Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21 - Important Dates

All the important dates for the Maharashtra dbt scholarships 2020-21 are provided in the table below. Check the dates carefully, so that you will not miss any important event.

Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21 - Important Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Mahadbt scholarship 2020 - Application begins from

First week of August 2020

Last date to apply for Mahadbt scholarship 2020

First week of October 2020

Disbursement of scholarships

December 2020

Dates to Redeem scholarships

Last week of January 2020

Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21 - Overview

Concerned Department

Name of the Scholarship


Benefits (Per month)

Social Justice and Special Assistance Department

Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship

  • Family income should be less than or equal to Rs. 2,50,000.

  • The student shall belong to Scheduled caste or Navbouddha category

Day Scholar:

• Group I ₹ 550

• Group II ₹ 530

• Group III ₹ 300

• Group IV ₹ 230

Hosteller (Amount in Rupees per month)

• Group I ₹ 1200

• Group II ₹ 820

• Group III ₹ 570

• Group IV ₹ 380

Rajarshri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship

  • The student must secure 75% or more than 75% marks in class 10th.

  • Students must be studying on the 11th or 12th.

  • The student shall belong to SC

Rs. 300 per month for 10 months for two years. i.e. in the 11th and 12th Std.

Post-Matric Scholarship for persons with disability

  • Student should be disabled. (40% or above)

  • The student should be Studying in recognized University or Recognized institute.

Day Scholar:

  • Group A ₹ 550

  • Group B ₹ 530

  • Group C ₹ 530

  • Group D ₹ 300

  • Group E ₹ 230


  • Group A ₹ 1200

  • Group B ₹ 820

  • Group C ₹ 820

  • Group D ₹ 570

  • Group E ₹ 380

Tribal Development Department

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme

  • For students of ST category

  • Family income should be less than or equals to 2.5 lakhs

Hostellers/Day Scholors per Month-


Group 1 ₹ 1200

Group 2 ₹ 820

Group 3 ₹ 570

Group 4 ₹ 380

Day Scholars

Group 1 ₹ 550

Group 2 ₹ 530

Group 3 ₹ 300

Group 4 ₹ 230

*Entitled for some other allowances too.

Directorate of Higher Education (DHE)

Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Scheme

  • The family annual income limit is up to Rs. 8.00 lakh.

  • Only the first two children are eligible.

  • For general category students

  • 50 % of Exam Fees waiver for Professional Course

  • 100 % of Exam Fees waiver for non-professional courses.

State Government Open Merit Scholarship

  • Minimum 60% marks in class 12.

  • ₹ 100 per month

Scholarship to Meritorious students possessing Mathematics /Physics

  • Students enrolled in graduation and having maths or physics as the main subject.

  • He/she must not be awarded any other scholarship.

  • Rs. 100 per month.

School Education and Sports Department

Open Merit Scholarships in Junior College

  • Students must have secured 60 % marks in the SSC examination.

  • Students must be studying in class 11 or 12.

  • ₹ 50 per month for 10 months (Rs. 500 per Year).

Merit Scholarships for Economically Backward Class Students

  • At least 50 % marks in 10th.

  • Students must clear the examination in the first attempt.

  • For hosteller Boys/Girls - ₹ 140/160 per month for 10 months

  • For non-hosteller Boys/Girls - ₹ 80/100 per month for 10 months

VJNT,OBC, and SBC Welfare Department

Post Matric Scholarship to VJNT Students.

  • The family’s annual income should be less than or equals to ₹ 1 Lakh.

  • Student must belong to VJNT category.

Hostellers/Day Scholors] per Month-


Group A ₹ 425

Group B ₹ 290

Group C ₹ 290

Group D ₹ 230

Group E ₹ 150

Day Scholars

Group A ₹ 190

Group B ₹ 190

Group C ₹ 190

Group D ₹ 120

Group E ₹ 90

Post Matric Scholarship to OBC Students

  • Annual income of Parents should not exceed 1 Lakh.

  • Students must belong to the OBC category.


Group A ₹ 425

Group B ₹ 290

Group C ₹ 290

Group D ₹ 230

Group E ₹ 150

Day Scholars

Group A ₹ 190

Group B ₹ 190

Group C ₹ 190

Group D ₹ 120

Group E ₹ 90

Post Matric Scholarship to SBC Students.

  • Student must be a resident of Maharashtra

  • Annual family income must not exceed Rs.1.00 Lac.

  • Students should belong to the SBC category.

  • 75 % attendance is compulsory for the current year.


Group A ₹ 425

Group B ₹ 290

Group C ₹ 290

Group D ₹ 230

Group E ₹ 150

Day Scholars

Group A ₹ 190

Group B ₹ 190

Group C ₹ 190

Group D ₹ 120

Group E ₹ 90

Minority Development Department

State Minority Scholarship Part II

  • Students enrolled in Graduation/Post graduation from arts, science or commerce stream.

  • Family Income should be upto Rs.8 lakhs

  • Domicile of Maharashtra.

Total annual course fee or 5000 whichever amount is less will be scholarship amount.

Scholarship Scheme for State Minority Communities Pursuing Higher Professional Education/All Post H.S.C Courses

  • Students should have passed SSC from Maharashtra.

  • The student should be ”Bonafide Student of Institute” and admitted for Professional and Technical course (Diploma / Graduation / Post Graduation Degree)

For Technical Course - Maximum Rs.25,000/- Per Annum or Actual Tuition Fees whichever is less.

Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21 - Eligibility Criteria

Students must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the Mahadbt Scholarships. Detailed eligibility criteria are provided below.

  1. The student must have the domicile of Maharashtra.

  2. Students should pass class 10 or 12 with at least 60% marks.

  3. Family income of a student should be below or equals to 2 lakh/8 lakh.

How to apply for Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21

The detailed and step by step guidelines to fill the Mahadbt online application form as a new applicant is given below.

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Step 1 - Visit the official website

Step 2 - At the home page, click on ‘new applicant registration’.

Step 3 - Now enter your aadhaar card number and an OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Verify your number to proceed to the next step. All your registered information will be displayed.

Step 4 - If you do not have aadhaar card, then you need to fill all the details manually.

Step 5 - Now create a username and password for Mahadbt scholarship 2020.

Step 6 - Enter a valid mobile number and password and verify it.

Step 7 - Login again with your username and password. Enter the captcha shown on your screen.

Step 8 - On your scholarship dashboard, all the eligible scholarships will be displayed.

Step 9 - Enter all the required details from the profile section.

Step 10 - Fill all the required details such as an address, bank details, educational qualification, etc.

Step 11 - Upload the scanned copy of the required documents.

Step 12 - Now on the dashboard, click on the apply button to apply for the scholarships.

Documents required for Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21

In order to apply for Aaple Sarkar DBT scholarships 2020, students must keep the following documents ready.

  • Scanned copy of photo and signature in the prescribed format.

  • Marksheet of class 10 and 12 or last examination mark sheet.

  • Family Income certificate.

  • Caste certificate (if applicable).

  • Transfer certificate.

  • Gap certificate if applicable.

  • School leaving certificate

  • Declaration certificate of parents/guardians about the number of children beneficiaries.

  • Proof of permanent address/ domicile certificate.

  • Fee receipt of the current year (if applicable)

How to redeem Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21?

  • If you get selected for the Aaple Sarkar DBT scholarships, then you will receive a link to redeem the scholarships via SMS or email.

  • Click on the link, and then log in using your user name and password.

  • In my applied schemes, check the redeem status option.

  • Now, click on the redeem button.

How to renew Mahadbt Scholarship 2020-21?

To renew the application, the student has to pass the previous examination. If a student fails in any year or semester, the scholarships will not be paid further. In order to renew the Mahadbt application, students have to follow a set procedure, which is described below.

  • Login to the Mahadbt portal using the username and password.

  • Click on the current course and add the new year/semester.

  • Add the past qualification.

  • Upload the required documents such as mark sheet, hostel details, etc.

  • Select your current scheme.

  • Select ‘Yes’ for the renewal of Mahadbt application form renewal.

  • And finally, submit the application form.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - Mahadbt Scholarship 2020

Question: How can I redeem Mahadbt Scholarship 2020?


You will receive a link to redeem the scholarships via SMS or email.

Question: How can I apply for a MahaDBT scholarship?


You can apply from the official website for the scholarships.

Question: Is a domicile certificate mandatory to apply for the scholarships?


You need to show proof of your permanent residence.

Question: What is the GRN no. for Mahadbt Scholarship?


GRN is the General registration number.

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