[Apply] Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021: Registration Online, Eligibility & Status

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It is an initiative by the government of Gujarat to provide scholarships to all the eligible students coming from the backward section of the Society. Through the Digital Gujarat Scholarship, students pursuing different types of courses under any organization can apply for these schemes. The government is offering about 34 types of scholarships under this portal. Each of the scholarships has criteria according to the eligibility requirements.

In this article, we will provide you with complete information about the Digital Gujarat Scholarship. Eligible students can apply for the scholarship and avail the benefits coming along with it. Get all the answers in the article about the scholarship. What is the time of the application? Who can apply for the scholarship? and other specification which comes along with these scholarships.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021

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Article CategoryScholarship
NameDigital Gujarat Scholarship
LevelState Level
StateGujarat
Applying ModeOnline
Scholarship typeSchool, College, PhD
Launched byGujarat Government
DepartmentEducation Department/ Department of Social Justice and Empowerment and
Beneficiariesstudents of reserved category
Benefitsmonthly/ yearly benefits and other allowances
No. of Scholarships offered34 type
Academic Session2020-2021
Official websitedigitalgujarat.gov.in
Helpline Number1800-2335-500

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Digital Gujarat free scholarship yojana is for students coming from backward class families. Those who are not able to complete their education due to the lack of financial resources. There are about 34 different types of scholarships being offered by the state government. These scholarships are being offered according to the level and eligibility. Benefits are being offered accordingly considering the same.

All of these scholarships are being offered by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment. The exceptions are Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, Gujarat which is offered by the Education Department of Gujarat and the Higher Education Scheme which is offered by the Gujarat Government.

[Phase 1] Gujarat Digital Seva Setu Yojana 2021

These scholarships are being offered to the students through the DigitalGujarat Portal. This is a digital portal offering services to all the citizens of Gujarat. All the services offered by the government are available through this portal. These scholarships are disbursed using the same digital portal. So, the students can apply for these and become a beneficiary of these schemes by the state government.

We have listed below all these schemes along with the benefits and eligibility criteria set up for the same. Therefore, students who are aspiring to avail themselves of the benefits can check all the specifications and apply accordingly. Students can register themselves on the Digital Gujarat Portal and start with the application process for the scholarships.

Gujarat Scholarship Schemes for the Scheduled Caste (SC) Students

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibility
Post-Matric Scholarship for SC studentsVaryingThe candidate must be enrolled in a UG or PG programme.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2.5 lakh.
The student should not be a repeater.
Scholarship to SC Students for ITI/ Professional StudiesINR 400 every monthThe candidate must be enrolled under ITI or any other professional course.
The annual income of the family must be lower than INR 68,000 (for urban) and INR 47,000 for rural.
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil and PhD (SC) studentsINR 3000 for PhD
INR 2500 for M.Phil
Enrolled under a PhD or M.Phil programme.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2 lakh.
Food Bill assistance to SC studentsINR 1,000 every month for 10 monthsThe candidate must be enrolled in an engineering or medical course.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2.5 lakh.
Instrumental help for Medical/ Engineering/ Diploma coursesINR 3000 (one time)The candidate must be enrolled in engineering, diploma or medical course.
The annual income of the family must be lower than INR 44,500.

GUJ Scholarship Schemes for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) Students

Scholarship Name BenefitsEligibility
Post Matric Scholarship to ST GirlsVaryingThis scholarship is only for girls of Scheduled Tribes.
The girl should be pursuing any degree course (regular).
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2.5 lakh.
Post Matric Scholarship to ST StudentsVaryingThe student must be enrolled in any class from class 11th to PG.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2.5 lakh.
Instrumental assistance for the 1st-year student of Medical/ Engineering/ Diploma courses (ST)Repayment amount for the instrument purchased Should be enrolled in the 1st year of any, Diploma, Medical or Engineering full-time course programme under any government college.
Food Bill Assistance in College attached hostelsFood Bill amount
The student must be enrolled under a regular course programme of a legally established university.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2.5 lakh.

Scholarship Schemes for Socially and Economically Backward Class (SEBC) students

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibility
Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC)INR 280 every monthThe student must be enrolled in the 11th or 12th standard.
Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC)INR 280 every monthThe student must be enrolled in the 11th or 12th standard.
Higher Secondary Scholarship (SEBC)INR 1140 every monthThe student must be enrolled in the 11th or 12th standard.
Scholarship for SEBC students studying at Dr Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open UniversityVaryingThe candidate must be studying under IGNOU or Dr Ambedkar University.
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil and PhDPhD- INR 30,000
M.Phil- INR 25,000
The candidate must be pursuing a PhD or M.Phil.
Instrumental help for Medical/ Engineering/ Diploma courses (SEBC)Diploma- INR 3,000
Engineering- INR 5,000
Medical- INR 10,000
The candidate must be enrolled under any diploma, engineering or medical course.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2.5 lakh.
Food Bill Assistance for Medical/ Engineering Students (SEBC)Relief amount for the bill- INR 1200 every monthThe candidate must be enrolled and residing in any engineering or medical college.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 2.5 lakh.

Schemes for Economically Backward Class (EBC)

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibility
EBC Fees Exemption SchemeExemption benefits are based on class 12th percentage.
More than 60%-full fee exemption
Less than 60%– half fee exemption
The student must be currently enrolled in any UG level course.
The annual income of the student’s family must be lower than INR 2.5 lakh.
Swami Vivekananda Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional CoursesINR 125/ month- for one-year professional courses
INR 400/ month- for Government ITI courses.
The candidate must be enrolled in any professional or technical course programme.
The annual income of the student’s family must be lower than INR 1.5 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.2 lakh (for rural area)

www.digitalgujarat.gov.in Scholarship Schemes for OBC Students

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibility
Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC StudentsVaryingThe student must be enrolled under any UG to PG level programme.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 1 lakh.

Scholarships for Students of Minorities

These scholarships are for the students belonging to the considered minority communities like Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Parsis, Christians and Muslims.

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibility
Higher Secondary Scholarship (Minority)INR 1140 every monthThe student applying must be a student of class 11th or 12th.
The annual income of the student’s family must be lower than INR 1.5 lakh
Swami Vivekananda Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (Minority)INR 125/ month- for one-year professional courses
INR 400/ month- for Government ITI courses.
The candidate must be enrolled in any professional or technical course programme.
The annual income of the student’s family must be lower than INR 1.5 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.2 lakh (for rural area)

Digital Gujarat Scholarship for NTDNT Students

Scholarship NameBenefitsEligibility
Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT)INR 280 every monthThe student must be studying at any level from 11th to PhD.
Post SSC Scholarship for /boys (NTDNT)INR 280 every monthThe student must be studying at any level from 11th to PhD.
Swami Vivekananda Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (NTDNT)INR 125/ month- for one-year professional courses
INR 400/ month- for Government ITI courses.
The candidate must be enrolled in any professional or technical course programme.
The annual income of the student’s family must be lower than INR 1.5 lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.2 lakh (for rural area)
Educational Assistance for NTDNT students studying in Self-financed college, GujaratINR 50,000 (maximum) including the fee of registration and examination.He/ She must be a student of any self-financed college.
The annual income of the family must be lower than INR 2 Lakh.

Schemes for the Disabled Students

Scholarship NameBenefits (per year)Eligibility
Scholarship to the Disabled StudentsStudents of 1st-7th standard- INR 1,000.
Students of 8th-12th standard- INR 1500– INR 5000.
Must be a student of class 1st to 12th.
Have a disability of more than 40%
Should have scored a lowest of 40% marks in the former class and possess a satisfactory attendance in the former class.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 50,000.

Other Digital Gujarat Scholarship Schemes

Scholarship NameBenefits (maximum amount)Eligibility
MukhyaMantri Yuva Swavalambhan Yojana (MYSY)Tuition fee- INR 2 lakh
Hostel fee- INR 12,000
Books- INR 10,000
Should be in the 1st/ 2nd year of any degree course.
Secured a minimum of 65% marks in the diploma course.
Secured 80% marks in 10th and 12th standard.
The annual income of the family must be lower than 6 Lakh.
Higher Education Scheme INR 1,000 to 6,000 every yearThe student must be studying at any level from 11th to PhD.
The annual income of the family must be lower than INR 2.5 Lakh.
Fellowship SchemeINR 2,000/ month- for Secondary level students
INR 3000/ month- for Graduation level students
The student applying must have scored a minimum of 70% marks in the 10th standard.
Is currently studying at any level from 11th to PhD.
The annual income of the family must be lower than INR 2.5 Lakh
Scheme for Government college Students Based on the position secured
1st- INR 3,000
2nd- INR 2,000
3rd- INR 1,000
He/ She must be a student of any government college.
Swami Vivekananda Stipend Scheme for ITI coursesVaryingMust be enrolled in any ITI course.
Research ScholarshipVaryingHe/ She must be an aspirant for a PhD.
Must have qualified the UG and PG with 2nd division.
Have an age of not more than 25 years.
Special Scholarship for Boys and GirlsINR 650– for class 1st to 8th
INR 1,000– for class 9th and 10th
He/ She must be a student of class 1st to 10th.
Should be a Regular student with a minimum attendance of 70%.
Should belong to the communities of Thori, Nadiya, Turi, Valmiki, Dalit-Bava, Vankar Sadhu, Matang, Tirbanda/ Tirgar, Garo-Garoda, Hadi and Senva, Turi-Barot.
War Concession Schemefee concession, free studentship, educational facilityHe/ She should be a dependent ward of Martyred Jawan.
Must be studying in any grant-aided institution or a government institution.

How to apply for Gujarat Scholarship?

The scholarship applications were made open for the academic session of 2020-2021. Now the application process has been ceased for the year. Although the student can apply for the next academic session. So, anyone aspiring for these scholarships can check the complete process and apply.

Before the students start applying for the scheme, they should know that they will need some important details like E-mail ID, mobile number and Aadhar number. So, keep them handy before initiating the application. To apply for any of these scholarships, students first have to register in the DigitalGujarat Portal. The process to register is detailed below:

Digital Gujarat Registration

  • Visit the official portal
  • Click on the option of ‘Login‘ available at the top of the page.
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  • On the next directed digital gujarat login page, there will be an option for new digital Gujarat registration. Click on the tab titled ‘Click for New Registration (Citizen)‘.
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  • A new form will open up. Fill in all the details asked and save it.
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  • You will receive a verification message on your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP and proceed with the form filling.
  • Verify your details and complete the process.

Profile Updating
The next step to apply for any of these scholarships is to update your profile. To do this, you can follow these steps:

  • Students have to fill in all the essential details required in the form.
  • Upload a photograph and click on the ‘Update’ button.

Application Process

So, after completing all the aforementioned steps, now the students can finally start with the application process. To start, you can follow these steps:

  • Firstly, select the scholarship number and scholarship type, accordingly.
  • Read all the instructions provided and click on the button ‘Continue to Service‘.
  • Upload all the essential documents
  • Submit all the entered details.
  • Take a print-out of the completed application for future use.
  • Submit a hard copy of the application at your respective institute.

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Application Period

All the Scholarships mentioned above have a definite application period. The period is same for all the schemes, except the three schemes. The application period for respective is detailed below:

SchemesApplication Period
Post-Metric Scholarship for SC students/ ST/ OBC studentsAugust-October
All othersJune-August

Important Dates

Application starting10 Nov 2020
Application Submission Last Date 10 Feb 2021
Last date to submit the hard copy of the application in the institute13 Feb 2021
Last date to scrutinize and application forwarding by the institute16 Feb 2021
Last date to submit student list to respective district department officer18 Feb 2021

Documents for the Scholarship

Candidates who are interested or are eligible for any of these schemes must know that some documents are essential for the scholarship. Aspirants for these scholarships can check these to get the benefits of any of these schemes. We have enlisted all the documents below:

  • Leaving Certificate from School
  • Character Certification
  • Academic Marksheets
  • Fee receipt issued by the Institute
  • Hostel Certification (if required)
  • Caste Certification
  • Certificate of Income
  • Particulars of Bank Account
  • Aadhar Card
  • Domicile Certificate

FAQs

For whom is the Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

These are the scholarships offered by the Gujarat government to all the backward class students of the state. These scholarships are being offered through the Digital Gujarat portal.

Do I need to be a domicile of Gujarat to apply for Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

Yes. The student applying for the scholarship must be a resident of Gujarat.

When is the last date to apply for Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

The last date to apply for the scheme was 10 February, 2021 for the academic session of 2020-2021.

How can I apply to Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

To apply for any of the scholarships, the students have to visit the official portal and follow the steps mentioned in the article.

How to check digital gujarat application status?

Students can check the status of their application from the homepage of the official portal of Education department.

What is the MYSY scholarship scheme?

It is the scholarship scheme for the 1st/ 2nd year students of any degree course with 65% marks in the diploma course and an annual income of less than 6 Lakh.

MYSY scholarship is offered by which department?

This scheme is offered by the Education department functioning under the Government of Gujarat.

What are the benefits under the MYSY scholarship scheme?

This scholarship proposes the tuition fee benefits of up to INR 2 Lakh for beneficiaries under the scheme.

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