TS Mahatma Jyotiba Phule BC Overseas Scholarships 2016-2017Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas #VidyaNidhi: TS MJP BC Overseas Scholarships, TS BC Overseas Scholarships, Phule Scholarships, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Overseas Scholarship Scheme, MJP Scholarships, TS Overseas Scholarship Selection for BC Students, TS Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Overseas Vidya Nidhi scheme Scholarship, TS BC Foreign Education Scheme, Foreign study scheme for BCs, Telangana BC Overseas Study Scheme, Financial Assistance for BC Students for Pursing Higher studies Abroad. Telangana State Government has released Govt Order for introduce of Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Overseas Scholarship Scheme to BC youth. TS BC Welfare Development is introducing the “ TS MJP BC Overseas Scholarship Scheme 2016-2017" for the economically weak BC youth in Telangana State. Under this scheme, a financial assistance of Rs 20,00,000 (Rupees Twenty 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. “MJP Overseas Scholarship" for BC Students for pursuing Higher studies in Post Graduate Courses in Foreign Universities from the year 2016-17.
Telangana BC Welfare Department is going to release the MJP BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarship notification and online applications would be invited for grant of Rs.20.00 lakhs as financial assistance to BC students who are desirous of pursuing higher studies in professional courses like Medicine/Engineering/Pharmacy/ Nursing/ pure Sciences/ Humanities/Social studies, etc. in Foreign Universities. Foreign Study Scholarship registrations of BC applications would be Open at Telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in.
Government of Telangana State 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.
TS BC Welfare has sanctioned of the scheme ” TS MJP BC Overseas Scholarships" Financial Assistance for BC students from the year 2016-17 on the same lines of “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi” being implemented for SC students. “MJP Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarship” will be sanctioned to 300 BC students in first year and is open to all eligible BC student graduates to pursue Post Graduate studies abroad.
GO.Ms.No.23 Dated:10.10.2016: Govt of TS, Backward Classes Welfare Department - “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” Financial Assistance for BC students for pursuing higher studies in aboard from the year 2016-17 - Orders - Issued. Read: From the Commissioner, BC Welfare, Telangana, Lr.Rc.No. C/2542 /2016, dt.02.07.2016 and 06.08.2016.
ORDER: The State Government is keenly interested in the social, educational and economic development and welfare of Backward Classes in the Telangana State and accordingly, Government made substantial allocations for providing scholarships to Backward Classes students on a saturation basis and this initiative over the years as encouraged a large number of Backward Classes students to complete professional courses and other Graduate Courses.
2. There are huge opportunities aboard in respect of education and jobs. Students from the Backward Classes community are often handicapped because of their extreme backwardness and poverty and inability to access the benefit of education abroad to better their lives.
3. With a view to enable the benefit of higher education in Foreign Universities to meritorious Backward Classes Students and thereby providing them an opportunity for better career prospects within the country and aboard, Government after careful examination hereby order to introduce a new scheme of “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” for the benefit of the students belonging to Backward Classes and the following are issued accordingly:-
a) “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” will be initially sanctioned to (300) BC Students every year and is open to all eligible graduates to pursue Post Graduate studies abroad subject to the following guidelines:
b) Income: BC Students whose family income is less than “Rs.1,50,000/- in Rural Areas and Rs.2,00,000/- in Urban Areas.” Per annum from all sources are eligible, 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.
c) Age: The Maximum age under the scheme shall not exceed 30 years as on 1st July of the year of advertisement.
d) Qualification for Post Graduation Course: 60% marks or equivalent grade in foundation Degree in Engineering / Management / Pure Sciences / Agriculture Sciences /Medicine & Nursing / Social Sciences / Humanities.
e) One child in a family Award: Not more than one child of the same parents / guardian’s will be eligible and to this effect a self certificate 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.
(f) Countries eligible under the Scheme: USA, UK, Australia, Canada and Singapore.
(G) 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 Candidate should make his/her own efforts in seeking admission in an 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 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 in 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.
4. 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 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.
iv) The physical target shall be given proportionate to the population of various communities of BCs i.e., BC-A, BC-B, BC-D, excluding BC-C and BC- E, students belonging to Mehtar (Sl.No.39) & Sikligar/ Saikalgar (Sl.No.51) of BC-A, Dudekula, Laddaf, Pinjari or Noorbasha (Sl.No.05) of BC-B as they are covered by Minority Welfare Department. The final allocation percentage is BC
– A = 29%, BC – B = 42% and BC – D = 29% including 33% women and 3% Physically challenged students.
v). The registration shall be made under the scheme online at http://www.telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in.
vi. The student shall submit the following documents: (All are Mandatory)
• Caste Certificate issued by Meeseva.
• Income Certificate issued by Meeseva.
• Date of Birth Certificate.
• Aadhar Card.
• E-Pass ID Number.
• Residential / Nativity Certificate.
• Passport copy.
• Mark sheet from SSC / Inter / Graduate / PG Level.
• He/She should have a valid TOEFL/IELTS & GRE/GMAT with the following minimum scores.
(1). TOFEL – 80 (2). IELTS - 6.5 (3). GRE – 280 (4). GMAT - 550
• Admission offer letter from Foreign University (I-20, letter of Admission or equivalent)
• Copy of the latest Tax Assessment is to be enclosed.
• Copy of Bank Pass Book of Nationalized Bank.
• Photo to be scanned and uploaded.
vii. Selection Committee:
The Selection shall be conducted by a State Level Screening Committee constituted by Government with the following members. The Bio-data of the candidates who applied online shall be made available to the Committee.
1. Spl. Chief Secretary / Prl. Secretary, BC Welfare : Chairman
2. Secretary, State Council of Higher Education : Member
3. Vice – Chancellor, JNTU : Member
4. Commissioner, SCDD : Member
5. Commissioner, Technical Education : Member
6. Commissioner, BC Welfare :Convenor/Member
7. Expert in Foreign Education :Special Invitee
5. Scholarship Amount:
a) Fees: Fees shall be payable in Two installments as follows:
Installment-I: An amount of Rs.10.00 Lakhs shall be payable to the Institution /students upon production of the landing permit / I-94 card (Immigration Card).
Installment-II: An amount of Rs.10.00 Lakhs shall be payable to the Institution /students upon production of the 1st Semester results.
b) Sanction Proceedings specifying the amount of Rs.20.00 Lakhs will be issued to the individual towards fees and living expenses by way of a grant subject to his/her joining into the Course to the Candidates selected by the Selection Committee. The sanction proceedings can be used by the Candidates for obtaining a Visa from the respective Embassy.
c) Educational Loan:
The Student shall be eligible for an educational loan of Rs.10.00 lakhs from any Nationalized bank at prevailing rates of interest.
d) Earnings from Research/Teaching Assistance-Ship:
The awardees are permitted to supplement their prescribed allowances by undertaking Research/Teaching Assistance ship.
e) Passage grant:
One way cheap ticket (Lower fare) by economy class through the shortest route shall be payable upon production of valid visa and admission particulars.
f) Visa Fees: The total visa fees shall be reimbursed to the student upon production of valid visa and production of receipts.
6. Utilization Certificate:
Utilization certificates shall be obtained from the student with due endorsement of concerned University Authorities for record purpose under the scheme.
7. The expenditure debitable from Head of Account under this scheme will be indicated by Finance Department separately.
8. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (EBS.III) Department vide their U.O.No.179/A2/EBS.III/2016, dated.08.09.2016.
GO. 23 Eligibity Criteria for TS Mahatma Jyotiba Phule BC Overseas Scholarships 2016-2017
Last Date for Applying 15-12-2016 @ TelanganaEpass.cgg.gov.in.
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