Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2023: Apply Online, Last Date, Status

In this article today, we will share with all of you the details of the most prestigious scholarship scheme which is present for the students studying in the Maharashtra state and belonging to the Maratha community. You will be able to apply for the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2023 by following the step-by-step application procedure in the article presented below. You must also take care of the important dates mentioned in this article related to the application procedure for the scholarship.

What Is Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2023?

Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2022-23 is beneficial to the students belonging to the Maharashtra state. The scholarship is available for students who are currently studying in class twelfth or have just passed their Board examinations. The students must belong to the Maratha community if they want to take part in this scholarship scheme presented by the organization. You will be able to take monetary incentives by participating in the Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship which will be helpful for you to gain professional career growth opportunities in the future.

Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship
Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship

Government Vidyaniketan Scholarship

Details Of Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship

NameRajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship 2023
Launched byMaharashtra Government
ObjectiveProviding scholarship
BeneficiaryResidents of Maharashtra state
Official sitemahadbtmahait.gov.in

Important Dates

ParticularsDates
Application acceptance date for 2021-22 Fresh Application Updated Soon
Application last date for 2021-22 (Renewal)Updated Soon
Last date for Application Re-Apply of Academic Year 2020-22Updated Soon

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.

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 for Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Scholarship

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.

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

Sr.No.Error DescriptionError ExplanationAction to be Taken
1The 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
2Course 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.
3The displayed Course details are incorrectInstitute adds course details which are displayed on DBT PortalApplicant to visit Institute to verify and confirm Course details
4The 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.
5Course 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
6The displayed Course details are incorrectInstitute adds course details which are displayed on DBT PortalInstitute to check and verify Course details.
7The 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

Sr NoError DescriptionError ExplanationAction to be Taken by Beneficiary
1Account 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
2Unclaimed/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
3KYC 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
4Documents 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
5Account InoperativeBeneficiary to contact the bank and get the account operative.Beneficiary to contact the bank and make the account operative.
6Dormant AccountBeneficiary to contact the bank and get the account activated.Beneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated.
7Amount 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.
8The 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.
9Account 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
10Account Under LitigationBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activatedBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated.
11Aadhaar 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
12A/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.
13Customer 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
14Invalid 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
15No 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
16Account 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.
17Account transferBeneficiary provide Saving Bank account is transferBeneficiary to provide another account and the NREGA database should be updated accordingly
18Account 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
19Beneficiary 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
20Account under attachmentBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activateBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated
21Garnish order receivedBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activateBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account activated
22Operation SuspendedDestination bank from clearingBeneficiary to visit the bank to know the reason of bank barred from clearing.
23Party’s InstructionsTransaction recall by the remitterBeneficiary to contact the bank to get the account to activate.
24Credit 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
25Duplicate Reference NumberIt should not be duplicated in the file.Beneficiary to provide a unique User reference number and transaction reference number
26Invalid dateDate Invalid in the field in the input fileBeneficiary to enter valid data
27Invalid 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
28Invalid Aadhaar FormatTransaction file contains Invalid Aadhaar No and did not pass validation of Vehroff AlgorithmBeneficiary to enter correct Aadhaar number
29Invalid Bank IdentifierBank identifier like IFSC/IIN/MICR is incorrectBeneficiary to provide correct Bank identifier like IFSC/IIN/MICR
30Aadhaar 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
31Aadhaar 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
32UID 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
33Inactive AadhaarBeneficiaries’ Aadhaar is inactiveBeneficiary to approach a bank to re-seed his/her Aadhaar in Bank/NPCI
34The aadhaar Number is not seeded in NPCINever enabled for DBTBeneficiary to approach a bank to seed/re-seed his/her Aadhaar in Bank/NPCI
35Rejected 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.
36Rejected 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
37Aadhar 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
38The 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.
39Account Closed or TransferredThe beneficiaries bank account is closed or transferredBeneficiary to provide another Saving Bank account as the given account has been closed.
40Aadhar Number is Not validBeneficiaries entered their Aadhaar number is not validBeneficiary to enter correct Aadhaar number
41ACCOUNT 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
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