Prerana Scholarship 2021: Apply Online, Eligibility & Key Dates

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Odisha Prerana Scholarship is the Post Matric Scholarship Registration Release and Network Automation scheme introduced by the SSD and Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha. The Odisha Prerana Scholarship portal had released the notification to apply online for this scholarship. The government of Odisha released this scholarship to provide financial assistance to students belonging to economically weaker and underprivileged sections of the society for pursuing Post Matriculation/Post-Secondary qualification every year. Students belonging to ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/EBC categories can apply for this scholarship.

About Odisha Prerana Scholarship 2021

Prerana Scholarship portal has a provision of bar-coding which enables the officials to filter out the fake and duplicate applications. This portal sends SMS and Email alerts to students and Institutions at various stages of application processing to the students registered mobile number and registered email id. It also enables the institutes for the renewal and bulk processing of scholarship applications. This article covers all the detailed information related to the Digital Gujarat Scholarship i.e. Complete List Eligibility Criteria, Application Procedure, Rewards, contact details and much more.

Prerana Scholarship

Highlights of Odisha Prerana Scholarship

Scholarship NameOdisha Prerana Scholarship
Launched BySSD and Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha
CategoryPost Matric Scholarship
Eligible ForPost Matric students
Objective Of SchemeTo provide financial assistance to students belonging to economically weaker and underprivileged sections of the society for pursuing Post Matriculation/Post-Secondary qualification
Mode of ApplicationOnline
StateOdisha
Official Websitewww.mpsc.mp.nic.in

Complete List of Odisha Prerana Scholarship

SSD and Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha has categorised the Prerana Scholarship 2021 into following groups.The table below contains the complete list of Prerana Scholarship.

Group I    Post-matric Scholarship for SCGraduation/ Post Graduation level courses like Engineering, Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary CPL Courses, PG Diploma in Medicine and Management, PhD M.Phil, Courses related to Accountancy, Post-Doctoral Program, LLM, etc.
Group II    Post-matric Scholarship for STGraduation or Post Graduation such Degree, Diploma, Certificate in Pharmacy, Paramedical, Nursing, LLB, Mass Communication, Interior Decoration, Hotel Management, etc. PG Courses such as MA/M.Com/ M.SC/ M.Ed/ M.Pharma, etc.
Group III  Post-matric Scholarship for OBC/SEBCGraduation Course
Group IV  Post-matric Scholarship for EBC12th, ITI, 03 Year diploma and 02 years of vocational courses.

Categories of Groups

The concerned authorities have classified the students into the following groups to avail the scholarship:

Group IGraduation/ Post Graduation level courses like Engineering, Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary CPL Courses, PG Diploma in Medicine and Management, PhD M.Phil, Courses related to Accountancy, Post Doctoral Programme, LLM, etc.
Group IIGraduation or Post Graduation such Degree, Diploma, Certificate in Pharmacy, Paramedical, Nursing, LLB, Mass Communication, Interior Decoration, Hotel Management, etc. PG Courses such as MA/M.Com/ M.SC/ M.Ed/ M.Pharma, etc.
Group III+3 Courses.
Group IV12th, ITI, 03 Year diploma and 02 years of vocational courses.

Important Dates

When does the online application link for Prerana Scholarship open? What is the time period for filling up the application form? What is the last date for filling up the form? Answers to all of these questions are given below in the table. Students must keep track of all the important dates of Prerana Scholarship so that he/she does not miss an opportunity to get benefit out of this scholarship. Read below for all the important dates:   

EventsInside OdishaOutside Odisha
Start Date of Scholarship Prerana ApplicationSeptemberSeptember
Last Date for Submission of Online ApplicationNovemberNovember
Last Date for Submission of Duly Signed Printed Online Version to the InstituteNovemberNovember
Last Date for Scrutiny and Forwarding of Online Applications by the InstitutesDecemberDecember
Deadline for the Submission of Printed Copies of the Applications by the Institutes to the Concerned DWOsDecemberDecember
Last Date for Online Sanctions of Applications by the DWOsDecemberJanuary

Prerana Scholarship Statistics

Schemes online4
Total applications524420
Process by Institute488632
Rejected by Institute21360
Sanctioned Application370752

Important Instructions regarding Application

  • We advise you to keep all the necessary documents like your matriculation, post matriculation mark sheet, bank account details, etc. at the time of application.
  • Do not forget to submit your Aadhaar card details before submitting the application form.
  • At the time of filling the application, check all the details thoroughly before submitting your final details.
  • In the future, you should not face any difficulty or take a print out of your submitted form as proof of need.
  • The bank account details spoil all the information filled in your form, so fill in your bank account details very carefully.
  • Do not share your application ID and password with anyone. Keep it confidential.

Eligibility Criteria for Prerana Scholarship

Applicants before filling up the Prerana Scholarship Application Form candidates need to check the following eligibility criteria. After fulfilling all the eligibility criteria students can proceed further.

  • Student must be a domicile or a permanent resident of Odisha.
  • Student must belong to any one of these Categories – SC/ST/OBC/SEBC/EBC
  • Student must be studying from any of the recognized college or university.
  • The annual income of the parent/guardians should not exceed Rs.2, 50,000/- per annum from all sources in case of SC/ST.
  • The annual income of the parent/guardians should not exceed Rs.1, 50,000/- per annum from all sources in case of OBC/SEBC students and they have to secure at least 50% marks in previous examination.
  • The annual income of the parent/guardians should not exceed Rs.1, 00, 0000/- per annum. From all sources in case of EBC students (General category other than SC/ST/OBC/SEBC.  In case of EBC students he/she should be perusing his/her higher study in government institute only.

Required Documents

The students who are applying for Prerana Scholarship need to submit the documents as a proof along with their application form like identity proof, category certificates, qualification certificates, income certificate, etc. The absence of any document will lead to rejection of their form. The key documents required for each Prerana Scholarship are as follows:

  • Residence Proof of the candidate
  • Applicants Aadhaar Card
  • Cast Certificate (For Minority Self declaration)
  • Income Certificate (If applicable)
  • Bank Details of students (Aadhaar seeded)
  • Previous Class Mark Sheet
  • Fee Receipt (If applicable)

Odisha Prerana Scholarship Application Procedure

After checking your eligibility criteria you can proceed further by filling up your application form in the online mode. Read below to know the complete step by step procedure of filling up the application form:

Prerana Scholarship
  • Click on the ‘Login’ tab appeared at the top right corner of the homepage.
  • If you have already registered, then log in using your ‘Student Applicant Id’ and ‘Password’.
  • If you are not registered, then click on the link ‘‘New Students: Please Register Yourself’’.
  • A new webpage will be displayed on your screen.
  • Read  all the instructions carefully
  • Now In the registration window enter your Full Name, Mobile No., a valid E-mail ID, and password, etc.
  • After completing the registration process
  • Fill the application form with all the correct information like the educational & personal details, bank account details, etc.
  • Then, click on the “Submit” button to submit the application form along with the required documents.
  • Take a printout of the application and submit the ‘Barcode’ at the Institute.

Application Process for the students Outside the Odisha State

  • Candidates who are pursuing their studies outside the Odisha state can apply online using this portal.
  • Click on the ‘Outside State Application’ tab that appeared on the homepage.
  • Download the application form of scholarship, read the instructions carefully and fill the required details.
  • Submit the application form along with the required documents mentioned in the application at the institute.
  • After this, the institute will scrutinize the applications.
  • Then, forward the hard copy of the applications to the concerned DWOs by post on or before the last date.

 Odisha Prerana Scholarship Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for the Odisha Prerana scholarship is based on the merit. Following are the steps that are followed in order to select candidate under Prerana scholarship:-

  • The department of SSD and Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha make selection on the basis of Merit.
  • First, the institute will inspect the received applications.
  • Then, they will forward the applications to the District Welfare Officers (DWOs)
  • Then, the DWOs will sanction the applications and selects the deserving candidates.
  • The final selection of students depends on the DWOs decision.
  • After this, the Scholarship amount will be transferred to the selected candidate’s registered bank accounts.

Institute wise Status of Registered Application Summary

  • First of all, you have to go to the official website of the Odisha State Scholarship Portal. After this, the homepage of the website will open in front of you.
  • On the homepage of the website, you have to click on the option of “Institute wise Status of Registered Application Summary” in the sub-menu of Live Updates. After this, a new page will open in front of you.
Institute wise Status of Registered Application Summary
  • Here on this page, you need to select your State, District, Tehsil, and Academic Year from the Dropdown list.
  • Finally, press Generate Report option to view the Institute-wise summary of applications and their status.

Status of Received Applications at various Levels

  • First of all, you have to go to the official website of the Odisha State Scholarship Portal. After this, the homepage of the website will open in front of you.
  • On the homepage of the website, you have to click on the option of “Status of Received Applications At various Levels” in the sub-menu of Live Updates. After this, a new page will open in front of you.
Status of Received Applications At various Levels
  • Here on this page, you need to select your District, Tehsil, Academic Year, and Scheme from the Dropdown list.
  • Finally, press Generate Report option to view Institute-wise Application Summary Details.

How to Download Detailed Instruction

  • First of all, you have to visit the official website of the Odisha State Scholarship Portal. After this, the homepage of the website will open in front of you.
  • On the homepage of the website, you have to click on the option of “Detailed Instructions” in the student from outside state. After this, a new page will open in front of you.
  • This page contains information for students of the institute located outside Odisha.
  • After that, you have to click on the download option
  • Detailed instructions will be downloaded to your device after you click on the download option.

How to Download Out of State Institute Application Format

  • First of all, visit the official website of the Odisha State Scholarship Portal. Then, the home page will open in front of you.
  • On the homepage, you have to click on the student from outside the state.
  • After that, you have to click on the additional format of Additional State Students.
  • As soon as you click on this link, the State Institute Application Format in PDF format will appear on your screen.
  • After this, you have to click on the download option and the form will be downloaded to your device.

Procedure to Do Registered Student’s Login

  • First of all, you have to visit the official website of Odisha State Scholarship Portal. After this, the homepage of the website will open in front of you.
  • On the homepage of the website, you have to click on the option of “Registered Student’s Login” in the Student Corner. After this, a new page will open in front of you.
Registered Student’s Login
  • In this page, you must enter either your student’s name or the student application ID.
  • Now you have to enter the password and captcha code and click on login button.
  • As soon as you click on the login button, then Do Registered Student’s Login will be done.

How to View Scheme Details

  • First of all, visit the official website of the Odisha State Scholarship Portal. The home page will open in front of you.
  • On this home page you have to click on the scheme. After that a new page will appear in front of you.
View Scheme Details
  • Now you have to select the scheme and academic year on this new page. Then, click on the details of the scholarship scheme.
  • After that, the necessary information will be on your Device.

View Fee Structure

  • First of all, visit the official website of the Odisha State Scholarship Portal. The home page will open in front of you.
  • On this home page, you have to click on the fee structure. After that, a new page will appear in front of you.
View Fee Structure
  • After this you have to select your district, tehsil, and Institute name on this new page.
  • After detailing all the information, you have to click on show course/branches registered with Institute.
  • After you click on it, all the information related to the Fee Structure will be revealed to you.

Do Correction of Aadhar In Prerana scholarship

  • First of all, you have to go to the official website of the Prerana Scholarship. After that the home page will open in front of you
  • On the home page, you have to click on the login option. Then, a new app will open in front of you.
Correction of Aadhar In Prerana scholarship
  • Now on this page, you have to click on the Aadhaar verification status option.
  • If the status of Aadhaar verification is verified successfully, then you do not need to take any action, but if it does not show verified, then you will have to correct your Aadhaar details by editing the personal details.
  • Now you have to submit the Aadhaar details.

View Courses Deails

  • First of all, visit the official website of the Odisha State Scholarship Portal. The home page will open in front of you.
  • On this home page, you have to click on the courses. After this, a new page will appear in front of you.
View Courses Deails
  • In this page you have to select the course according to your requirement. After this you have to click on the show list of courses and branches.
  • After you click all the information related to Courses will be revealed to you.
  • In this way, you can see information related to Courses.

View Registered Institutes

  • First of all, go to the official website of the Odisha state scholarship portal. Then, the home page will open before you
  • On the homepage, you have to click on the option of the registered institute. After this, a new page will open in front of you.
View Registered Institutes
  • On this page you have to select your district, state, and tehsil.
  • Now you have to click on show list of Institute.
  • As soon as you click, the information related to the Registered Institute list will appear in front of you.

Scholarship Rewards

GroupsAmount Per Month (Hosteller)Amount Per Month (Non-Hosteller)
Group IRs.1200/- (SC/ST) & Rs.750/- (OBC)Rs.550/- (SC/ST) & Rs.350/- (OBC)
Group IIRs.1000/- (SC/ST) & Rs.510/- (OBC)Rs.530/- (SC/ST) & Rs.335/- (OBC)
Group IIIRs.1000/- (SC/ST) & Rs.400/- (OBC)Rs 300/- (SC/ST) & Rs.210/- (OBC)
Group IVRs.1000/- (SC/ST) & Rs.260/- (OBC)Rs.230/- (SC/ST) & Rs.160/- (OBC)

Renewal Policy

The Institute will perform the Odisha Prerana Scholarship Renewal for each academic year. Applicants need to inform about their Aadhaar Card Number, Caste Certificate issuing authority to the Institute, so that they can enter the information in the application. Applicants need to communicate to the institute if there is any change in their registered information.

Districts of OdishaClick Here
Tehsils of OdishaClick Here
Aadhar related noticeClick Here
Aadhar notificationClick Here
Registered institutes and their profilesClick Here

Important Downloads

IFSC codes of OdishaClick Here
Institute level input formatClick Here
User manual for instituteClick Here
Student User manualClick Here
User manual for DWOClick Here

Contact Us

For further details or in case any query related to Odisha Prerana Scholarship Program, feel free to contact on the below details:

DWOs of the concerned district

  • Email ID: prerana.grievance@gmail.com
  • Helpline Number- 0674-2391780

Also ReadDigital Gujarat Scholarship Application, Eligibility, Key Dates & Status

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FAQ’s

When will the Prerana Scholarship Application Form Start?

The department of SSD and Minorities and Backward Classes Welfare Department, Government of Odisha will soon start under Graduate & Post Graduate Scholarship Application Form 2021.

What is the reward payable for Prerana Scholarship?

The selected students will get different rewards according to the eligibility criteria.

What Documents are required for Odisha Prerana Scholarship?

Documents are required for Odisha Prerana Scholarship are:

  • Residence Proof of candidate
  • Applicants Aadhaar Card
  • Cast Certificate (For Minority Self declaration)
  • Income Certificate (If applicable)
  • Bank Details of students (Aadhaar seeded)
  • Previous Class Mark Sheet
  • Fee Receipt (If applicable)

How can student apply online for Odisha Prerana Scholarship?

Candidates can fill the Online Application Form through the Official Website:  http://www.mpsc.mp.nic.in/scholarships/

What should be the maximum Total Family Annual Income from all sources to apply for the Odisha Prerana Scholarship?

The Family Annual Income should not exceed from INR 2.5 Lakh from all sources

Is Odisha Prerana Scholarship available for all State students?
No, Odisha Prerana Scholarship is available only for the Odisha State candidates.

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