Telangana/TS Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities-Guidelines

TS/Telangana Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities

Telangana Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities| TS Overseas Study Scheme New Guidelines: GO.24 Telangana Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities Pursuing Higher Studies in Foreign Universities : GO.MS.No. 24, Dated: 19-05-2015: Government of Telangana State, Telangana State - Minorities Welfare Department - Introduction of a new scheme of  “Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities” for pursuing Higher Studies in Post Graduate Courses in Foreign Universities  from the year 2015-16 - Orders - Issued.

GO.24 Telangana Overseas Study Scheme Guidelines
ORDER: The State Government is keenly interested in the social, educational and economic development and welfare of Minorities in the Telangana State and accordingly Government have made substantial allocations for providing Scholarships to Minority Students on a saturation basis and this initiative over the years has encouraged a large number of Minority Students to complete professional courses and other Graduate Course.
 
2. There are huge opportunities and challenges in India and abroad in respect of education and jobs and students from the Minority community are often handicapped because of their extreme backwardness and poverty and inability to access the benefit of pursuing education abroad to better their lives.

3.  Government after careful examination of the matter, hereby order to introduce a new scheme of “Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities” for the benefit of the students belonging to Minority community and the following guidelines are issued accordingly:

ReadTS Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarship 2016 notification for Minorities

Guidelines for the Telangana Overseas Study Scheme:
Financial Assistance under this Scheme for studies abroad will be sanctioned to 500 minority students/graduates per year to pursue Post Graduate/Doctoral studies abroad subject to the following guidelines:

1. Minority students whose family income is less than Rs. 2.00 lakhs per annum from all sources are eligible.  Total income from all sources of the employed candidates or his/her parents / guardians, shall not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakhs per annum.  In case of employees, salary certificate from the employer is a must.  In all cases the Income Certificate must be obtained through MEE SEVA.  A copy of the latest Tax Assessment as well as the latest monthly salary slip from the employer is also required to be enclosed with the application.

2. The maximum age under the scheme shall not exceed 30 years as on 1st July of the year of advertisement;

3. Qualification:
(1) For Post Graduate Course:   60% marks or equivalent grade in foundation Degree in Engineering / Management / Pure Sciences / Agriculture Sciences / Medicine and Nursing / Social Sciences / Humanities.
(2) For Ph.D. Courses:   60% marks or equivalent grade in P.G. course in Engineering / Management / Pure Sciences / Agriculture Sciences / Medicine / Social Sciences / Humanities.

4. One Child in a family one time Award:
Not more than one child of the same parents / guardians will be eligible and to this effect a self – certification will be required from the candidate. The awardee cannot be considered for the second or subsequent times as the individual can be awarded only once in a life time.  ¾ Countries eligible under the Scheme: USA, UK, Australia, Canada, and Singapore.

5. Mandatory Requirements:
(i) He/ She should have a valid TOEFL / IELTS & GRE / GMAT;
(ii) He/she should have obtained admission in an accredited Foreign University;
(iii) He/she should possess a valid Passport;
(iv) The candidates are required to make their own efforts in seeking admission in accredited University / Institution abroad;

(v) The selected candidate has to join the concerned university within one year of communication of selection. On expiry of this specified period of time, the award will be automatically cancelled and come to an end.  No request for extension of time for availing the award is permissible under the scheme;

(vi) The candidate shall not change the course of study or research for which the scholarship has been sanctioned;

(vii) It will be the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the appropriate visa for a country wherein one intends to study further under award from the scheme and the Visa issuing authorities may kindly see that only such type of visa be issued which only permits the candidate to pursue specified course abroad and thereafter the candidate returns to India;

(viii) The applications should be complete in all respects and should be accompanied by all relevant documents.  The applications, incomplete in any respect, are liable to be rejected.

Procedure for Selection:
(i) Notification shall be published in leading dailies calling for applications and wide publicity will be given in University Campuses and in e-PASS portal in August / September and in January/February of the year;

(ii) All such students desirous of applying for financial assistance for studies abroad shall apply online from 1st August to 30th September and again from 1st January to 28th /29th February of the year;

(iii) 33% of the awards shall be earmarked for Women candidates (if adequate number of eligible women candidates are not available then male candidates may be selected against this 33%);

(iv) The registration shall be made under the scheme online;

Important Documents:
(v) The student shall submit the following documents:
1. Caste Certificate from Mee Seva;
2. Income Certificate from Mee Seva;
3. Date of Birth Certificate; 9 Aadhaar Card;
4. E-pass ID Number; 9 Residential / Nativity Certificate;
5. Passport copy; 9 Mark sheet from SSC/Inter/Graduate/PG Level;
6. GRE / GMAT or equivalent qualifying exam / test score card;
7. TOFEL/IELTS score card;
8. Admission offer letter from Foreign University (I-20, letter of Admission or equivalent);

Tax Assessment
8. Copy of the latest Tax Assessment is to be enclosed;
1. Copy of Bank Pass Book of Nationalised Bank;
2. Photo to be scanned and uploaded;

(vi) Selection Committee:
The Selection shall be conducted by a State Level Screening Committee constituted by Government with the following members.

1. The Bio-data of the candidates who applied online shall be made available to the Committee:
2. Principal / Special Secretary, Minorities Welfare Deptt., Chairman
3. Principal Secretary, S.C.D. Deptt., Member Vice Chancellor,
4. JNTU Member Commissioner, Technical Education Member
5. Director, Minorities Welfare Member-Convenor  

Scholarship amount ENHANCED to 20 Lakhs:
GO.MS.No.29, Dated:09/08/2016: Govt Of TS- Minorities Welfare Department - C.M.’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities - Pursuing Higher Studies in Post Graduate and Doctoral Courses in Foreign Universities - Enhancement of Scholarship grant from Rs.10.00 to Rs.20.00 Lakhs-Accorded-Orders-Issued.
Reference:
1) GO.Ms.No.24, M.W.(Estt.I) Dept., dated 19-05-2015.
2) GO.Rt.No.126, M.W.(Estt.I) Dept., dated 17-07-2015.
3) GO.Ms.No.22, S.C.D. (Edn.) Dept., dated 1-06-2016.

ORDER: In the G.Os., 1st & 2nd read above, orders have been issued introducing the “Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities” for pursuing Higher Studies in Post Graduate and Doctoral Courses in Foreign Universities from the year 2015-16, for the benefit of the poor and Meritorious students belonging to Minority Community. The Scheme is in operation from 2015-16 onwards.

2. In the G.O. 3rd read above, Govt. have enhanced the Scholarship Grant to S.C. Students from Rs.10.00 lakhs to Rs.20.00 Lakhs under “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi” Scheme.

3. Government after careful examination of the matter hereby order to enhance the Scholarship Grant amount from Rs.10.00 Lakhs to Rs.20.00 Lakhs (Rupees twenty lakhs only), subject to the usual guidelines issued vide G.Os., 1st & 2nd read above under the “Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities” on par with the SC Students.

4. The Fees shall be payable in two equal instalments as follows:-
1st Instalment An amount of Rs.10.00 Lakhs or the actual fee (whichever is less) shall be payable to the Students upon production of the landing permit/1-94 Card (Immigration Card);
2nd Instalment An amount of Rs.10.00 Lakhs of the actual fee (whichever is less) shall be payable to the Students upon production of the 1st Semester Results.

5. The expenditure shall be debited to the Head of Account
“ 2225 – Welfare of SCs., STs., & OBCs., - 80 – General – 800 – Other Expenditure – G.H.- 11 – State Normal Plan – S.H.-(40) – Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities – 340 – Scholarships & Stipends.

6. These orders will come into force with immediate effect.
7. The Director, Minorities Welfare, Telangana State, Hyderabad shall take necessary action accordingly.

(a) Fees:  Fees shall be payable in Two instalments as follows:
Instalment-I : An amount of Rs. 10.00 lakhs shall be payable to the students upon production of the landing permit / I-94 Card (Immigration Card);
Instalment-II: An amount of Rs. 10.00 lakhs shall be payable to the students upon production of the 1st Semester results.

(b) Sanction proceedings mentioning that Rs. 20.00 lakhs is sanctioned to the individual towards fees and living expenses by way of a grant subject to his / her joining the course, shall be issued to the candidates selected by the Selection Committee.  The sanction proceedings can be made use of by the candidates for obtaining a Visa from the respective Embassy.

(c) Education Loan:   The student shall be eligible for an educational loan of Rs. 5.00 lakhs from any Nationalized Bank at prevailing rates of interest;

(d) Earning from Research / Teaching Assistance-ship:
The awardees are permitted to supplement their prescribed allowances by undertaking Research / Teaching Assistantship;

Utilisation Certificate:
Utilization Certificate shall be obtained from the student with due endorsement of concerned University Authorities for record purpose under the scheme;

4.  An amount of Rs. 25.00 Crores has  been provided in the B.E. 2014-15 under Head of Account ”2225-80-800-11-SH (40) – 340” towards the scheme of ‘Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities” and the expenditure under this Scheme shall be debited to the following Head of Account:

“2225-Welfare of SCs, STS and OBCs
80 - General
800- Other Expenditure
GH 11 - State Normal Plan
SH (40) - Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities
340 - Scholarships and Stipends

5.  This order will come into force with immediate effect.
6.  The Director, Minorities Welfare, Telangana, Hyderabad shall take necessary further action accordingly.
7.  This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (EBS.III) Department vide their U.O. No. 1970/83/A1/EBS.III/15, dated 05.03.2015.

Online applications received in two phases:
First Phase: August/September
Second Phase: January/February

#Chief Minister’s Overseas Scholarship Scheme for Minorities 2016
#Download the GO.24 Telangana Overseas Study Scheme for Minorities| TS Overseas Study Scheme New Guideines
#Last date of receipt of applications for this year by 5.00 pm on 15/11/2016

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  2. Hi, I am very interest and I am Master in Pharmacology with distinction, kindly assist me for applying.

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  3. I want to go for Phd in Pharmacology (Cancer Science), can any one provide me the link to apply for this. Thank you

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    1. Sir, you may visit telanganaepass.gov.in portal for applying

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  4. Do BC-B Female candidates are eligible for Telangana Overseas Education Scholarships scheme? Please reply

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  5. The overseas scholarship for minority in Telangana Government is just a Joke. There is an error in the website. We unable to fill the overseas application. Overseas means any country outside of India. Government put USA, Australia, Canada, Singapore, and United Kingdom. There is no option for the European Countries. Now a days many students are choosing European Countries.

    I don't know this problem is reached to our honourable Chief Minister or not. For the past one month I am trying to get the appointment to meet CM but I didn't get the appointment even his PA also. I came to know that the Telangana Government is purely political but not for the Telangana people. But finally students are suffering.

    So getting overseas scholarship is very difficult in Telangana by the grace of our honorable Chief Minister Sri. K. Chandra shaker Rao garu. If I get the appointment I can able to explain the problems to the chief minister garu.

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    1. The scholarships are 500 and the amount is Rs.20 lacs but the annual income limit is Rs.2 lacs. And one should apply only for those countries which offer with heavy tuition fee. Why do not the government think about the tuition free countries. The scholrship scheme is just a hype.

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  6. hello sir , ihad COE (feb 16 intake)the only one Australian national uni(Canberra) future students can apply for the state Govt. scholarship for the studies? or any student from any Australian uni can apply for the scholarship? pls kindly confirm me

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  7. Hello Sir, My self Nasar Mohammed, i would like to do Ms computer science in one of the Germany university.
    I'm i eligible for scholarship..??
    Please kindly let me know sir.
    Thank you.

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  8. I have a IELTS score so do i have GRE compulsory? Please reply.

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  9. I have a IELTS score so do i have GRE compulsory? Please reply.

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  10. hi everyone i am 2004 year ten pass but when i am entering my ssc hallticket number it is showing invalid can anyone help me out...

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    1. hello guys....ts and ap govt. not providing scholarship for germany,..etc..bcoz germany free college fee...

      i would like to tell small info ts and ap govt...you people providing free coaching for ielts,gre....etc not bad....most of the people are not attempting ielts and gre exam.bcoz of low annual income.soo please provide exam fee also..if u wont like to provide for all...keep some monk exam after coaching..provide exam fee if thy get more than 6.5 and 300....its better benifit for poor good student ...thank u soo much

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  11. how to apply this ??? my self haneef student of Bpharmacy final yr now i would like to continue my higher studies in abroad as i saw this felt very happy and i have all the documents required for this can any one provide me info how and when to apply for this program of scholarship for sep 2016 intake

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  12. i have 59 percent in my engineering degree can i apply for scholarship

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  13. Hi,

    My father is a govt employee so is i'm eligible to get a scholarship, rest all other criteria's I am fulfilling that.
    Kindly help to reply here.

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  14. Good evening sir/madam,
    Is this scholarship available for telangana muslims only? If it's available for hindus too then pls semd me the link.

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  16. Iam pursuing b.com(computers) and this is my final year.iam very much interested to continue my masters(mba) abroad, that too in london....Please direct me what to do for now

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  17. Iam pursuing b.com(computers) and this is my final year.iam very much interested to continue my masters(mba) abroad, that too in london....Please direct me what to do for now

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  18. i have a pte score can i eligible for the loan.

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