Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2024: Online Registration & Amount

Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2024 was launched by the Maharashtra state government. To help the financially unstable Students of the state. Under this scholarship, the students from the Maratha community will get financial support from the government. All the students belonging to Maharashtra state will be eligible to apply for this scholarship. With the help of Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2024, students can continue their education without worrying about finances. Students who have cleared the eligibility criteria can fill out the application form on the official website of Maha DBT.

Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship
Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship

What Is Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2024?

The Government of Maharashtra has launched the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship to provide scholarships to financially backward Students of the state. All the students who will get selected for the scholarship will get financial assistance from the state government. The student who clears the eligibility criteria can fill out the application form on the official website before 31st March 2024. This scholarship will help the student to continue their higher education without worrying about any financial trouble.

Also Read: Maharashtra Pre-Matric Scholarship

Details Of Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship

NameRajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2024
Launched byMaharashtra Government
ObjectiveProviding scholarship
BeneficiaryResidents of Maharashtra state
Official siteRajarshi Shahu Website

Important Dates

ParticularsDates
Application acceptance date for 2023-24 Fresh Application Ongoing
Application last date for 2023-2431st March 2024

Eligibility Criteria

You must follow the following eligibility criteria in order to apply for the scholarship:-

  • The applicant should be a domicile of Maharashtra state or should belong to the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka.
  • The candidate should be currently in Class 12 or passed the board exams to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • The applicant should belong to the Maratha community.
  • He/ she should be pursuing any professional/ non-professional course approved by the DHE at a Government-aided/ Non-government aided/ Partially aided/ Unaided/ Permanent Unaided college/ institution.
  • The applicant’s annual family income should not exceed INR 8,00,000 from all sources.
  • The candidate should have taken admitted for the course through the general quota.
  • Students pursuing part-time/ distance learning/ correspondence courses are not eligible to apply.
  • Only the first 2 children of a family are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

Also Check: Post Matric Scholarship For SC Students, Maharashtra

Rewards and Benefits

The following rewards and benefits will be provided to the candidates in this scholarship:-

  • Up to 100% tuition fees and exam fees.
  • Over 605 courses such as Medical, Engineering, and other professional courses cover under this scholarship scheme.
  • More than 5 lakh students benefit from the scholarship every year.
  • Students pursuing Professional courses in Government-aided/ Non-government aided with an annual income limit under INR 2,50,000 get 100% tuition fee coverage.
  • Candidates pursuing Professional courses in a Partially aided/ Unaided/ Permanent Unaided college/ institution with an annual income limit under INR 2,50,000 get 50% tuition fee coverage.
  • Students pursuing Professional courses in Government-aided/ Non-government aided with an annual income limit of INR 2,50,000- INR 8,00,000 get 50% tuition fee coverage.
  • Candidates pursuing Professional courses in a Partially aided/ Unaided/ Permanent Unaided college/ institution with an annual income limit of INR 2,50,000- INR 8,00,000 get 50% tuition fee coverage.
  • Students pursuing Non-Professional courses in Government-aided/ Non-government aided/Partially aided/ Unaided/ Permanent Unaided college/ institution with an annual income limit under INR 8,00,000 gets 100% tuition fee coverage.
  • Education expense of INR 5000.
  • Students pursuing Professional courses get 50% of the exam fees.
  • Students pursuing Non-Professional courses get 100% of the exam fees.
  • Books and stationary allowance of INR 5000.
Documents Required

The following documents require to submit to the scholarship:-

  • Domicile certificate
  • Annual Income certificate of the previous year authorized by the tehsildar
  • CAP-related document (for B.Ed, Law, MPed, BPed students)
  • Gap-related document (applicable in case of Gap)
  • Family declaration certificate regarding the 2 children
  • Attendance certificate
  • Previous year’s mark sheet
Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions should into consideration to apply for the scholarship:-

  • The candidates who received the scholarship last year should apply for the renewal.
  • Students should not have a gap of 2 years during the course.
  • The candidate should attend every annual/ semester exam to be able to receive the scholarship benefits.
  • The applicant should not be getting any scholarship/ stipend from any other sources during the course.

Also Read: MahaDBT Scholarship

Application Process Under Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship

To apply for the scholarship we will have to follow the simple procedure given below:-

Application Process Under Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship
Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship Official Website
Application Process Under Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship
New Applicant Registration
  • The registration form will display on your screen.
  • Enter all of your details.
  • Verify the email ID and mobile phone number to register.
  • The candidate should then complete the Aadhar authentication process either through OTP or biometric.
  • The applicants who opt for OTP authentication receive an OTP to their registered mobile number.
  • Successfully, complete the registration process.
  • Log in to the MahaDBT portal using the newly created Username and password.
  • Enter details such as personal details, communication details, academic details, etc in the application form.
  • Upload all the necessary documents along with the application
  • Click on ‘Submit’
  • Now, complete the application process.
  • Take a printout of the submitted application form for future reference.

Applicant Login

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Select the Applicant Login option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Applicant Login
Applicant Login
  • Enter the login details like username, password.
  • Now click on the Login option.

Institute/Department/DDO Login

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Select the Institute/Department/DDO Login option.
  • A new page will open on the screen.
Department Login
  • Enter the login details like username, password.
  • Now click on the Login option.

Download College List

  • Open the Official Website of the scholarship program.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Select the Download College List option.
  • On Clicking the list will download on your device.

Submit Grievance / Suggestions

  • Go to the Official Webpage of the scholarship program.
  • Now from the homepage, go to the Grievance / Suggestions option.
  • A new page with an application form will open on the screen.
Submit Grievance / Suggestions
Grievance
  • Enter the details in the form like personal details, Mobile Number, etc.
  • Now click on the Submit option.

Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship Renewal

  • First, go to the official website of the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship.
  • The homepage of the website will open on the screen.
  • Now click on the Applicant Login option.
  • A new login form will open.
  • Enter the details and login.
  • Now click on the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship Renewal option.
  • Enter all the details of the renewal form.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • In the end, click on the submit option.
  • Applicants advise to renew before 20th October 2021 as it is the last date to renew any application form.

Guidelines for Courses Not Visible, Missing

Error DescriptionError ExplanationAction to be Taken
The course is not present in DBT PortalInstitute has not added the Course or the Course is not running under InstituteApplicant to visit Institute to confirm Course details for further process
Course is missingScheme Department has not shared the respective Course’s mapping details due to which Caste category applicants are unable to apply that particular SchemeApplicant to visit Institute to confirm Course details.
The displayed Course details are incorrectInstitute adds course details which are displayed on DBT PortalApplicant to visit Institute to verify and confirm Course details
The course is not present on DBT PortalInstitute to visit the concerned Regional Education Office add a New Course and once it is verified and approved will be displayed on DBT Portal.Institute to contact the concerned Regional Education Officer. Regional Officer to submit all details such as Course Name, Stream Name, Program Name, Course duration in Months, Course Duration, etc. in the prescribed format to MahaIT. Once Course added and it is verified and approved by Regional Education Officer, the Course will be displayed on DBT Portal.
Course is missingScheme Department has not to share the respective Course’s mapping details due to which Caste category applicants are unable to apply for that particular SchemeInstitute to contact the concerned Regional Education Officer. Regional Officer to submit all details such as Course Name, Stream Name, Program Name, Course duration in Months, Course Duration, etc. in the prescribed format to MahaIT. Once Course add and it is verified and approved by Regional Education Officer, the Course will be displayed on DBT Portal
The displayed Course details are incorrectInstitute adds course details which are displayed on DBT PortalInstitute to check and verify Course details.
The fee is not approvedInstitute has entered fees but Department has not approved the Course feeInstitute to visit Regional Office to confirm regarding approval of Course fee details.  

Errors Found and their Solution for Scholarship Disbursement

Error DescriptionError ExplanationAction to be Taken by Beneficiary
Account ClosedBeneficiary provide Saving Bank account is closeBeneficiary to visit the bank and provide another Saving Bank account which is seeded to his/her Aadhaar number
Unclaimed/DEAF AccountsA new code was introduced at the request of Banks so that returns on “Inoperative’ and ‘Dormant’ can avoid.Beneficiary to visit the bank and provide another Saving Bank account which is a seed to his/her Aadhaar number
KYC Documents PendingBeneficiary to approach any branch of the bank for completion of the KYC process by submitting required KYC documentsBeneficiary to approach any branch of the bank for completion of the KYC process
Documents Pending for Account Holder turning MajorBeneficiary turning major has to provide full KYC documents to get the account active as the account was opened with relaxed KYC documents or documents of parents/guardianBeneficiary turning major has to provide a full KYC document to get the account active
Account InoperativeBeneficiary to contact the bank and get the account operative.Beneficiary to contact the bank and make the account operative.
Dormant AccountBeneficiary to contact the bank and get the account activated.Beneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated.
Amount Exceeds limit set on Account by Bank for Credit per TransactionSince these are Basic Savings Bank Accounts opened with simplified KYC, a transaction limit is set for these accounts as per RBI guidelines.The beneficiary to contact the bank with full KYC documents for conversion to a regular Savings Bank account.
The account reaches the maximum Credit limit set on the account by BankSince these are Basic Savings Bank Accounts opened with simplified KYC, the overall credit limit is set for these accounts as per RBI guidelines.The beneficiary is to contact the bank with full KYC documents for conversion to a regular Savings Bank account.
Account Holder ExpireThe account number of the legal heir should be updated in the database. Implementing agencies should not push any transaction in subsequent months with the same account number.Beneficiary to update Account number of legal heir
Account Under LitigationBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activatedBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated.
Aadhaar Number Not Mapped to Account NumberBeneficiary to approach a bank to link the Aadhaar number for seeding/re-seeding in NPCI mapperBeneficiary to visit the bank to link the Aadhaar number for seeding/re-seeding
A/c Block or FrozenBeneficiary to approach a bank to know the reason for the credit freeze to get the account cleared or provide another Saving Bank account.Beneficiary to visit the bank to know the reason for the credit freeze or provide another Saving Bank account.
Customer Insolvent / InsaneImplementing agency should not push any transaction in subsequent months as the beneficiary has been declared insolvent or insane (not of sound mind)The beneficiary has been declared insolvent or insane (not of sound mind) so needs to visit the bank
Invalid Account Type (NRE/PPF/CC/Loan/FD)The aadhaar number should not be seeded in Mapper for these types of accounts for credit of benefits.Beneficiary to link his/her other Saving Bank account to receive credit
No Such AccountThe beneficiary should provide proper details and the transaction should be initiated after proper account validationBeneficiary to provide appropriate details and transaction should be initiated after proper account validation
Account Description Does not TallyThe account number and other fields like account holder name and type did not tally as per bank records. The beneficiary has to give proper details again for the updation of the NREGA database and the transaction should be initiated after proper account validation. There is an optional field in the input file as account type which should be correct if mentioned.The beneficiary has to give appropriate details for the updation of the NREGA database and the transaction should be initiated after proper account validation.
Account transferBeneficiary provide Saving Bank account is transferBeneficiary to provide another account and the NREGA database should be updated accordingly
Account does not existA beneficiary provide Saving Bank account does not existThe beneficiary should provide appropriate details and the transaction should be initiated after proper account validation
Beneficiary Name DiffersThe beneficiary’s name did not tally as per bank records.The beneficiary should provide appropriate details and the transaction should be initiated after proper account validation
Account under attachmentBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activateBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated
Garnish order receivedBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activateBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated
Operation SuspendedDestination bank from clearingBeneficiary to visit the bank to know the reason of bank barred from clearing.
Party’s InstructionsTransaction recall by the remitterBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account to activate.
Credit to NRI accountCredit to these types of accounts cannot be successful without other details.Beneficiary to provide other Saving Bank account to receive a credit of benefits
Duplicate Reference NumberIt should not be duplicated in the file.Beneficiary to provide a unique User reference number and transaction reference number
Invalid dateDate Invalid in the field in the input fileBeneficiary to enter valid data
Invalid amountOnly numeric values are accepted and should not exceed the limit set by NPCI which is Rs 2 lacs. NPCI has introduced high-value DBT (above Rs 2 lacs). Some banks can only process amounts for Re 1 and above.Beneficiary to provide another Saving Bank account
Invalid Aadhaar FormatTransaction file contains Invalid Aadhaar No and did not pass validation of Vehroff AlgorithmBeneficiary to enter correct Aadhaar number
Invalid Bank IdentifierBank identifier like IFSC/IIN/MICR is incorrectBeneficiary to provide correct Bank identifier like IFSC/IIN/MICR
Aadhaar number de-seeded from NPCI mapper by the bank- Customer to contact his/her bankThe aadhaar number was de-seeded by the bank where it was mapped due to the closure of the account or the account ceased to be eligible for receiving any credit.Beneficiary to approach Bank to re-seed the Aadhaar in NPCI Mapper
Aadhaar mapping does not exist/Aadhaar number is not mapped to IINAadhaar not updated in NPCI mapper/not updated against the IIN number given in the file.Aadhaar number to be seeded in mapper by Beneficiary
UID is Disable for DBT/UID NEVER ENABLE FOR DBTBeneficiaries’ Aadhaar is disabledBeneficiary to approach a bank to seed/re-seed his/her Aadhaar in Bank/NPCI
Inactive AadhaarBeneficiaries’ Aadhaar is inactiveBeneficiary to approach a bank to re-seed his/her Aadhaar in Bank/NPCI
The aadhaar Number is not seeded in NPCINever enabled for DBTBeneficiary to approach a bank to seed/re-seed his/her Aadhaar in Bank/NPCI
Rejected by Bank, Account No does not exist in BankThe given account number could not be traced in Bank CBS.Beneficiary to approach his/her Bank and should provide proper details and transaction should be initiated only after account verification.
Rejected by Bank, Account status is closedThe beneficiaries’ bank account is closed due to which rejected by BankBeneficiary to provide another Saving Bank account as the account has been closed
Aadhar is not seededBeneficiary never enabled AadhaarBeneficiary to approach his/her Bank to seed the Aadhaar number with the Account number in Bank and NPCI Mapper
The account reached the maximum Debit/Credit limit set on the account by BankSince these are Basic Savings Bank Accounts opened with simplified KYC, the overall credit limit is set for these accounts as per RBI guidelines.Beneficiary to contact the bank with KYC documents for conversion to regular Savings Bank account.
Account Closed or TransferredThe beneficiaries bank account is closed or transferredBeneficiary to provide another Saving Bank account as the given account has been closed.
Aadhar Number is Not validBeneficiaries entered their Aadhaar number is not validBeneficiary to enter correct Aadhaar number
ACCOUNT FROZENprovided Saving Bank account is frozenBeneficiary to approach a bank to know the reason for credit freeze to get the account regularized and activated OR provide another Saving Bank account
Important Links
Contact Details
  • Helpline Number: 022-49150800
  • Chief Minister Helpline: 24×7 (Toll-Free) No: 1800 120 8040

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Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2023 FAQs

Who has launched the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2023?

The Government of Maharashtra has launched the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj scholarship. Scheme financial assistance will be provided to the students so that they can continue their education

How much financial assistance will be provided under the scheme?

Under the scheme, the government is going to rainbows 100% of tuition fees and exam fees. The government is covering around 600 5 forces under the scheme

Is there any income limit to get the benefit of the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2023?

Yes, there is an income limit to get the benefits of this scheme. The annual family income of the applicant should not exceed Rs 2,50,000

If the student is having a gap in education can he or she be eligible to get the benefit of this scheme?

Yes if the student is having a gap in education then he or she is eligible to get the benefit of this steam. The gap should be of not more than two years.

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