AP NTR Videshi Vidyadharana Scheme 2016-17 for BC Students for studying overseas

AP NTR Videshi Vidyadharana Scheme 2016-17 for BC Students for studying overseas

AP NTR Videshi Vidyadharana Financial assistance for BC Students, AP Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarship, Foreign study scheme, Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme for BCs, Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme 2016-17 for studying overseas for BC youth, AP Overseas Study scholarship, AP Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scheme, Overseas Vidya Deevena Scheme: Andhra Pradesh State BC Welfare Development is introducing the “AP NTR Videshi Vidyadharana (2016-17)” for the economically weak BC youth in Andhra Pradesh. Under this scheme, a financial assistance of Rs 1,000,000 (Rupees Ten Lakh Only) shall be granted to the selected applicants through the prescribed process. This assistance shall be for studying overseas in recognized universities for tuition and living expenses. “NTR Videshi Vidyadharana” Scholarship for BC Students for pursuing Higher studies in Post Graduate Courses in Foreign Universities from the year 2016-17

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"NTR Videshi Vidyadharana(Mahatma Jyothiba Phule B.C Vidya Nidhi)" for Higher Studies in Overseas Universities: B.C Welfare Department has requested to rename the Scheme as "NTR Videshi Vidyadharana" instead of "Mahatma Jyotiba Phule BC Vidya Nidhi" for providing Financial Assistance to eligible BC Graduate Students to pursue Post Graduate studies in Abroad.

Government of AP have made substantial investments through providing Post-Matric Scholarships to BC students on a Saturation basis. This laudable initiative over the years has encouraged a large number of BC students to complete professional Courses and other Graduate Courses. Government in Social Welfare Department have issued orders introducing a New Scheme “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi” to SC students to enable the benefit of Higher Education in Foreign Universalities to meritorious SC students there by providing them an opportunity for better career prospects within the Country and abroad.

AP BC Welfare has sanctioned of the scheme ” NTR Videshi Vidyadharana ” Financial Assistance for BC students from the year 2016-17 on the same lines of “ Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi” being implemented for SC students.  “NTR Videshi Vidyadharana” will be sanctioned to 1000 BC students every year and is open to all eligible BC student graduates to pursue Post Graduate studies abroad.

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Income: BC Students whose family income is less than Rs.6.00 lakh per annum from all sources are eligible. In Social Welfare scheme, the income limit is Rs.6.00 lakh. Total income from all sources of the employed candidates or his/her parents/guardians, shall not exceed Rs.6.00 lakhs per annum. In all cases the income certificate must be obtained through MEE SEVA. A copy of the latest Tax Assessment as well as the latest they salary slip from the employer is also required to be enclosed with the application.

Age: The Maximum age under the scheme shall not exceed 35 years as on 1st July of the year of advertisement.

1) For Post Graduate Course: Degree in Engineering / Management / Pure Sciences /Agriculture Sciences / Medicine & Nursing /Social Sciences/Humanities.
2) For PhD Course: P.G course in Engineering / Management / Pure Sciences / Agriculture Sciences / Medicine / Social Sciences/ Humanities.
• PG courses includes PG Diploma courses of One year, and One and Half year duration.
• The scheme includes the study of CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CPM (Certified Portfolio Manger) courses in the US, since they are equivalent to Chartered Accountancy (CA) / Cost Accounting (CA) courses in India.

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One Child in a family one time Award: Not more than one child of the same parents / guardian’s 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.

Countries eligible under the Scheme: USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Denmark, Russia, Philippines, Kazakhstan and China (Philippines, Kazakhstan and China only for medicine).

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 can change the course of study or research. Permission will be accorded on a case by case basis, subject to the approval by the State Level Selection Committee constituted under the Scheme.
vii) It will be the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the appropriate visa or 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.

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Procedure for Selection:
i) Notification shall be issued in leading dailies calling for applications and wide publicity will be given in University Campuses and in e-PASS portal in August/September.
ii) All such students desirous of applying for financial assistance for studies abroad shall apply online from 1st August to 30th September.
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%). Bifurcation of BC quota as 7 : 10 : 7 will be done between BC-A,B, D groups. The awards shall be proportionately allocated to the 13 districts based on number of eligible applications from each district.
iv) The registration shall be made under the scheme online at http://www.epass.cgg.gov.in.

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.
4. Aadhar card.
5. E-pass ID Number.
6. Residential/Nativity certificate.
7. Passport copy.
8. Mark sheet from SSC/Inter/Graduate/PG level.
9. GRE /GMAT or equivalent qualifying exam/test score card.
10.  TOFEL / IELTS score card.
11.  Admission offer letter from Foreign University (I-20, letter of Admission or equivalent).
12. Copy of the latest Tax assessment is to be enclosed.
13. Copy of Bank Pass Book of Nationalized Bank.
14. Photo to be scanned and uploaded.

Scholarship Amount:
i) Fees: Fees shall be payable in Two instalments as follows:
Instalment-I : An amount of Rs.5.00 lakhs shall be payable to the Students upon production of the landing permit  /I- 94 card. (Immigration Card)
Instalment-II: An amount of Rs.5.00 lakhs shall be payable to the students upon production of the 1st Semester results.
ii) Sanction proceedings mentioning that Rs.10.00 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.
iii) Earnings from Research/Teaching Assistance-ship: The awardees are permitted to supplement their prescribed allowances by undertaking Research/Teaching Assistantship.

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

Helpline/Contact details:
Director, B.C.Welfare
6th Floor, DSS Bhavan, Masab Tank,
Hyderabad – 500 028
Phone No: 23378482
Mail : jtdir_bcw@ap.gov.in

Last Date for Applying is 30th September 2016

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