Objective of Scholarship
The scheme envisages building capacities of the youth of J&K to enable them to compete in the normal course. Scholarship to meet the expenditure towards tuition fees, hostel fees, cost
of books and other incidental charges would be provided to the students belonging to Jammu & Kashmir who, after passing Class XII or equivalent examination, secure admission
in Government colleges / institutions and other select institutions outside the State of Jammu & Kashmir.
Students belonging to the State of Jammu & Kashmir, appearing for the Class XII or equivalent exam through the State Board of Jammu & Kashmir and from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools located in Jammu & Kashmir, pursuing General Degree courses, Engineering and Medical studies in Govt. colleges / institutes / other non-govt. institutes recognized by AICTE or UGC, and other regulatory authorities or institutes created through an Act of the State Govt., located outside the State of Jammu & Kashmir, would be eligible to apply for scholarship under this scheme. Students pursing ‘Integrated Courses’ in such colleges / institutes where the scheme is applicable would also be eligible to apply for scholarship for the duration of the course. The income-ceiling is Rs. 6 lakhs per annum for the academic session 2014-15.