HP ePASS Scholarship 2020 | List of Scholarships, Application Procedure, Eligibility

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HP ePASS Scholarship 2019-2020: HP ePASS scholarship is an online portal dedicated to students of Himachal Pradesh invented by the Department of Higher Education(DHE), Government of Himachal Pradesh. The state has been actively allotting scholarships to learners who are economically and financially weak and in need of higher education. The start of HP ePASS (HP Electronic Payment and Application System of Scholarships) gateway is a gradual step in the appropriate allocation of scholarships to scholars.

Every year, the state expends scholarships to up to 1.40 Lakh bonafide Himachal Pradesh students for persevering education in government and private institutions through HP ePASS scholarship portal. It has been meticulously designed to assure the scholarship prize money gets transferred to the actual beneficiary in a time-constrained manner. This article defines each and every important detail on the HP ePASS Status scholarship, including the list of scholarships, application procedure, eligibility criteria and rewards given to each scholar.

Latest Update:

The HP Scholarship last date for the candidate’s verification from the respective Institutes is January 15, 2020. Candidates are requested to contact with their school/ college and check the HP ePASS application status on the official website.

HP ePass Scholarship

Authority Name Himachal Pradesh Education Department
Scheme Name Himachal Pradesh ePASS Scholarship 2019-20
Scholarships Offered Pre-Matric, Post Matric and Technical Education (UG/ PG) Scholarships
Mode of Application Online
Official Website hpepass.cgg.gov.in

List of HP ePASS Scholarships

The HP ePASS scholarships are broadly categorized into three different divisions named as,

  1. Central Sponsored Scheme,
  2. State-Sponsored Scheme and
  3. Technical Education Schemes.

These accomplishments not only allow the students to seek an education in different institutes of Himachal Pradesh but also across the country. Below are the highlights of the complete list of scholarships open on the HP ePASS portal, along with their essential information like category and tentative application period.

Central Sponsored Scheme-14 Scholarships

Scholarship Name Application Duration
National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE) (CSS) October to December
Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC/ST Students (9thand10th) CSS July to October
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (1st to 10th) CSS July to October
Post-Matric Scholarship to SC/ST Students (CSS) July to October
Post-Matric Scholarship to OBC Students (CSS) July to October
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (EBC) October to December
Upgradation of Merit of SC/ST Students (CSS) (Only for GSSS Bharmour, Chamba) October to December
Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme for Students belonging to Minority Community (CSS) October to December
Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to Students belonging to Minority Community July to October
Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Meritorious girl students belonging to Minorities July to October
National Means Cum Merit Scholarships October to December
Scholarship to Disabled Students July to October
Dr. Ambedkar Pre-Matric Scholarship for DNTs (CSS) July to October
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for DNTs (CSS) July to October

State-Sponsored Scheme-12 Scholarships

Scholarship Name Application Duration
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chattervriti Yojana for SC Students July – September
Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chattervriti Yojana for OBC Students July – September
Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Yojana July – September
Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chattervriti Yojana July – September
Kalpana Chawala Chattervriti Yojana July – September
Mukhiya Mantri Protsahan Yojana (One-time Incentive) July – September
Maharshi Balmiki Chattervriti Yojana July – September
IRDP Scholarship Scheme July – September
Sainik School Sujanpur Tihara Scholarship July – September
Rashtriya Indian Military College Scholarship (Only for RIMC Dehradun) July – September
NDA Scholarship Scheme (Only for NDA Khadakwasla) July – September
Financial Assistance to the Children of the Armed Forces personnel killed/ disabled during the different war/ operations July – September
Mukhya Mantri Gyandeep Yojana July – September
Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chattervriti Yojana for Post plus two Students July – September
Lahaul Spiti Pattern July – September
Girls Attendance Scholarship July – September

Technical Education Scheme-3 Scholarships

Scholarships for PG/Degree and Engineering Level Courses NA
Scholarships for Diploma Courses NA
Scholarships for ITI Students NA

HP ePASS Scholarship Eligibility Criteria And Rewards

Let us discuss here the eligibility criterion required for all the schemes of HP ePASS scholarships one by one.

National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE) (CSS)

  • Only for girl candidates.
  • A student who wants to take admission in 9th standard
  • The student should not have completed 16 years of age, as on 31st March of the year.
  • All girls who have passed the Middle Standard Examination from Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya irrespective of caste/religion are eligible for this scholarship.
  • The amount of incentive under this scheme is Rs 3,000/- and will be given in the shape of a Time Deposit.

Pre-Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC/ST Students (9th and 10th) CSS

  • Students of class 9th and 10th are eligible.
  • Only for SC/ST candidates
  • Parents’ or guardians’ annual income should not exceed 2.5 lacs.
  • the scholarship will be awarded for 10 months in an academic year

Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (1st to 10th) CSS

  • This scholarship is available for students from 1st to 10th classes.
  • Only for OBC students.
  • Candidates whose parents Annual Income does not exceed 2.5 lacs.
  •  the scholarship will be awarded for 10 months in an academic year.

Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST Students (CSS)

  • This scholarship is available for students who want to pursue higher studies after their matriculation.
  • Only for SC/ST candidates
  • Family annual income should not be more than 2.5 lacs.

Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students (CSS)

  • This scholarship is available for students who want to pursue higher studies after their matriculation.
  • Only for OBC candidates
  • Family annual income should not be more than 1.5 lacs.

Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Classes (CSS)

  • Available for General Candidates
  • Family income should not be more than 1 lac.

Upgradation of Merit of SC/ST Students (CSS) (Only for GSSS Bharmour, Chamba)

  • Under this Scheme, Scholarship is awarded to Seven students (SC-6 and ST-1) of the State, admitted in Class 9th at the GSSS Bharmour, Chamba, on the basis of merit list of middle standard exams. The Scheme is tenable from Class 9th to 10+2.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme for Students belonging to Minority Community (CSS)

  • This Scholarship is given to pursue Degree / Postgraduate level Technical Professional Courses from Recognized Institutions
  • Students belonging to the Minority Groups(Muslim – 37, Sikh – 22, Christian – 2, Buddhist – 24, Total = 85 Students)
  • Students should have not less than 50% marks
  • The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs 2.50 Lacs.

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme to Students belonging to Minority Community

  • Students belonging to the Minority Groups (Muslim – 309, Sikh – 187, Christian – 20, Buddhist – 196,Jain – 4,Parsi – 2, Total = 718 Students).
  • The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs 2.00 Lacs.
  • The student should not have less than 50% marks in the previous final examination.

Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Meritorious girl students belonging to Minorities

  • Girl students belonging to the Minority Groups (Muslim – 309, Sikh – 187, Christian – 20, Buddhist – 196,Jain – 4,Parsi – 2, Total = 718 Students).
  • The annual income of the parent or guardian of the beneficiary should not exceed Rs 2.00 Lacs.
  • Students should not have less than 50% marks in the previous final examination.

Scholarship to Disabled students

  • Trust Fund
  • National Fund

National Means Cum Merit Scholarships

  • Students who want to pursue further studies class 9th to class 10th.
  • Students whose parental income from all sources is not more than Rs 150000/- are eligible.
  • Scholarship of Rs 6,000/- p.a. ( Rs 500/- p.m. ) per student is awarded to the selected students every year, for study in classes from IX to XII in Government, Government – Aided and local body schools. The Scholarship will be renewed for class X – XII after the student passes the previous class, subject to good conduct and regularity in attendance.

Dr. Ambedkar Pre-Matric Scholarship for DNTs (CSS)

  • Applicable for those Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, (DNTs) whose family income is less than Rs. 2.0 lacs per annum will be eligible.
  • For DNTs who are not covered under the SC/ST/OBC category.

Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for DNTs (CSS)

  • Applicable for those Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Tribes, (DNTs) whose family income is less than Rs. 2.0 lacs per annum will be eligible.
  • For DNTs who are not covered under the SC/ST/OBC category.

Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chattervriti Yojana for SC Students

  • The Scholarship is given to the top 1250 meritorious students of the Scheduled Caste category.
  • The scholarship is given Rs 12,000/- p.a.

Dr. Ambedkar Medhavi Chattervriti Yojana for OBC Students

  • The Scholarship is given to the top 1000 meritorious students of OBC.
  • The scholarship is given Rs 10,000/- p.a.

Swami Vivekanand Utkrisht Yojana

  • The Scholarship is given to the top 2000 meritorious students of the General category.
  • The scholarship amount given is Rs 10,000/- p.a.

Thakur Sen Negi Utkrisht Chattervriti Yojana

  • The Scholarship is given to the top 100 Girls and top 100 Boys students belonging to the Tribal Community of HP.
  • The scholarship is given Rs 11,000/- p.a.

Indira Gandhi Utkrisht Chattervriti Yojana for Post plus two Students

  • Awarded to the Ten Male Toppers each from the merit list of 10+2 Arts, Science and Commerce, supplied by the H.P. Board of School Education Dharamshala, and to the Ten Toppers (both Male and Female) from the merit lists of B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com., supplied by the HPU, Shimla, provided they join any academic/professional stream.
  • The rate of the scholarship would be Rs 10,000/- p.a. per student.

Kalpana Chawala Chattervriti Yojana

  • Top 2000 meritorious girl students of 10+2 of all study groups i.e. Science, Arts and Commerce streams.
  • Scholarship of Rs 15000/- per student p.a.

Mukhiya Mantri Protsahan Yojana (One-time Incentive)

  • All Himachali students, who are selected and take admission for a degree course in any Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) or All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMSs) or for a Post Graduate Diploma Course in any Indian Institute of Management (IIMs). Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad at Jharkhand and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) at Bangalore.
  • a one-time incentive/award of Rs 75000/- will be given.

Maharshi Balmiki Chattervriti Yojana

  • BonafideHimachali Girl Students belonging to Balmiki Families, engaged in an unclean occupation, beyond Matric to College Level, for studies from any Govt. or Private Recognizedschool / college situated within Himachal Pradesh.
  • Scholarship of Rs 9,000/- p.a. is given.

IRDP Scholarship Scheme

Students belonging to IRDP families and studying in the 9th to University level are eligible for this scholarship provided they are pursuing their study in Govt. / Govt. Aided Institutions in H.P.

Sainik School Sujanpur Tihara Scholarship

The students who are studying in Sainik School SujanpurTihra and are Bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh from class VI to XII.

Rashtriya Indian Military College Scholarship (Only for RIMC Dehradun)

  • This award is made to the Ten Students who are Bonafide residents of H.P. and are studying from VIII to XII in Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun. Two students from each class are eligible for the scholarship.
  • The amount of scholarship is Rs 20,000/- p.a.

NDA Scholarship Scheme (Only for NDA Khadakwasla)

Cadets of Himachal Pradesh, who are getting training at National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, Pune.

  • Financial Assistance to the Children of the Armed Forces personnel killed/ disabled during the different war/ operations
  • Children of Armed Forces Personnel killed / disabled in the different wars /operations are eligible
  • In case of disability is below 50%, the children will get half scholarship.

Mukhya Mantri Gyandeep Yojana

  • All Those Students who Bonafide of the HP State pursuing Professional/Technical course and Higher Education Course from recognized Institutions in India.
  • Under this Scheme, the Interest subsidy is admissible from any Bank on Education loan availed up to the maximum of Rs. 10 (Ten lakh only) Interest subsidy to the extent of 4% p.a. on Education loan will be allowed.

Scholarships for PG/Degree and Engg Level and Diploma Courses

  • The Scholarship shall be awarded strictly according to merit to be determined with reference to (i) Income of parents or guardian and (ii) Marks obtained in the Examination / Class by virtue of which a candidate is eligible for admission provided the students have secured at least 60% of marks in the said exam. This condition will however not be applicable to the SC and ST Students.
  • The Scholarship shall be awarded only if the total income of the sources of parents or guardians is not more than Rs 36000/- p.a. For PG/Degree and Engg Level and Diploma Courses.
  • Scholarships @ Rs.250/- p.m. shall be awarded to the ITI students belonging to the SC, ST and OBC Categories and For General Category the value of Scholarship is @ Rs.100/- p.m.

HP ePASS Application Procedure

To apply for all the HP ePASS scholarships, students have to visit the official website and follow the registration procedure. A candidate can apply for up to 13 scholarships at a time. To know the complete details of the application process, follow the steps given below.

HP ePASS Application Process

  • Click on the “Apply Online” button below the Official login.
  • Read the Instructions carefully and Mark the checkbox at the end of the page certifying “I have read the Instructions. Proceed to Registration / Login Page.”
  • First-time users click on “Register”, which would take you to the “Student Registration Form”.
  • Enter your basic details (like AADHAARDetails (UID / EID), Name, Date of Birth, Father and Mother Name, Category, Mobile No. and email) on the form, match the Security Captcha, and click on “Register”. (Please note that either Mobile No. or email address would be mandatory, as the computer-generated Password would be sent through SMS / e-Mail on Registration).
  • Once registered, then enter your login details “Login Id/ AADHAAR and Password”, and click on “Login”.
  • After Login, the student needs to fill the various details in the following order:
    • Primary Details
    • Candidate Details
    • Present Institution Details
    • Contact Details
    • Bank Details
  • Certificates Details
    • The Student can edit / update or fill his form in parts, then take a printout of Online Application Form, and submit the same along with the Scheme Specific Document(s) to the respective Institution, within the stipulated time as mentioned in the Schedule above.
    • After the successful submission of his Online Application Form, it would be automatically forwarded to his Institute for verification.
    • After that, the Student can check the status of his online application, any time, by logging in at the ePass Website, and keep a track of all progress.

Note: As soon as the students submit the application online, the details will be automatically sent to his/her institute for verification. The students can review and check the status of their application by logging in to the HP ePASS Portal.

Documents Required To Apply for HP ePASS Scholarship

The documents that need to be associated while filling the application form at the HP ePASS website, differ according to the scheme chosen by the scholar. A general list of documents that a candidate needs to present in support of his/her application has been mentioned below.

  • A passport size photo
  • Birth certificate
  • Aadhar card number
  • Himachali Bonafide Certificate
  • Income certificate issued by the authority, not below the tehsildar
  • Receipts and fee structure of the university (if applicable)
  • Marks card of the last qualifying examinations
  • Bank statement of the student’s bank account
  • Caste certificate, tribal certificate (if applicable)

HP ePASS Contact Number

Phone No: 01907-266120, 267671, 266716, Fax: 01907-266120, Email: [email protected], [email protected] * Note: Please Contact During Office Timings.

FAQ’s on HP ePASS Scholarship 2020

Question 1.
Who are eligible to apply for HP ePASS Central and State-Sponsored Scholarships?

Answer:
H.P. bonafide students, studying in Class IX onwards, within the state or outside the state, within India, can apply online under these schemes.

Question 2.
Can a Student apply as a fresh candidate, if he/she is a renewal candidate?

Answer:
No, a student cannot apply as a fresh if he/she is a Renewal candidate. Their application will be rejected in that case.

Question 3.
Which fields in the application form, students can edit?

Answer:
Students can edit all fields except a few like parental income, mobile no. email Id etc. It may be noted that once you click on the “Finalize and Submit” button your application will be forwarded to the next level and then you cannot edit further.

Question 4.
What to do, when a student detects mistakes after forwarding the application form to the next level?

Answer:
The student should separately inform the mistakes detected by them to the Institute/District/Region/State. The software provides the facility at the level of the Institute and State to edit and correct limited information.

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