Prerana Scholarship 2021: Apply Online, Amount, Eligibility, Important Dates

In this article, today we will share with you all the important aspects of Odisha Prerana Scholarship, the authority initiated by the respective Odisha Government and as the Welfare Officer for Students of Backward Caste and Class. In this article, we will share with you the eligibility criteria, required documents and step-by-step process to apply for the 2020 and 2021 Scholarship. We also share a list of important dates to keep in mind when applying for a scholarship.
Odisha Prerana Scholarship

Odisha Prerana Scholarship 2020-21

Scholarship grants are government assistance to all poor and needy students who cannot investigate on their own. The Government of Odisha is constantly announcing various grant schemes for all classes in the state like SC / ST / OBC / General / Minority. The government provided financial assistance for his subsequent examinations as he did not have to pay the scholarship in cash. So those waiting for the right scholarship scheme can apply now right before its deadline.

Overview of Prerana Scholarship

Name of Scholarship
Prerana Scholarship Scheme
Launched by
ST/SC/OBC/Other Minority Welfare Department, Odisha
Post Matric students
To provide financial assistance to ST/SC/OBC/SEBC/Minority groups candidates for pursuing Post Matriculation/Post-Secondary qualification
Official website

Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of online Application by students
Available soon/ visit Official Portal
Last Date for submission of duly signed printed online version hard copies to the students
Available soon/ visit Official Portal
The Last date for scrutiny & forwarding online applications by students
Available soon/ visit Official Portal
Last date for submission of hard copies of the applications by the institute to the DWO Concerned
Available soon/ visit Official Portal
Last date for online sanctions of applications by the districts
Available soon/ visit Official Portal

Categories Of Groups

The following groups have been categorised by the concerned authorities to avail the benefits of the scholarship by the students:-

Group I
Graduation/ 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 II
Graduation 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 IV
12th, ITI, 03 Year diploma and 02 years of vocational courses.

Incentive under the Prerana Scholarship

The following incentives are available when you apply for the PERNA Scholarship in the year 2020: –

There is a 100% course fee reimbursement for General Courses.
Rs.28500 / – will be given for technical
Also, a monthly maintenance amount is provided to all students.

The following benefits are offered for courses in different groups –

Amount Per Month (Hosteller)
Amount Per Month (Non-Hosteller)
Group l
Rs.1200/- (SC/ST) & Rs.750/- (OBC)
Rs.550/- (SC/ST) & Rs.350/- (OBC)
Group ll
Rs.1000/- (SC/ST) & Rs.510/- (OBC)
Rs.530/- (SC/ST) & Rs.335/- (OBC)
Group lll
Rs.1000/- (SC/ST) & Rs.400/- (OBC)
Rs 300/- (SC/ST) & Rs.210/- (OBC)
Group lV
Rs.1000/- (SC/ST) & Rs.260/- (OBC)
Rs.230/- (SC/ST) & Rs.160/- (OBC)

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should meet the following eligibility criteria while applying for the Prarna Scholarship Scheme: –

  • The applicant should be residing in the state of Odisha.
  • The applicant belongs to backward classes.
  • The annual household income of the applicant should be as follows-
  • In case of SC / ST students, the income is Rs. 2,50,000 / -.
  • In the case of OBC / SBC students, the income is Rs. 1,50,000 / – should not be exceeded.
  • In the case of ABC students, the income is Rs. Not to exceed Rs. 1,00,000 / –
  • The applicant should have secured at least 50% marks in the previous examination.

Documents Required

The candidate need the following documents are required while applying for the Prerana scholarship:-

  • Residence Proof
  • 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)

Prerana Scholarship 2020-21 Apply Online

To apply for the Prawn Scholarship, you must follow the general procedure given below: –

  • First, visit the official website of the scholarship offered here
  • On the homepage, in the upper right corner, click on the ‘Login’ tab.
  • And if you already have your own ‘Student Application ID’ and Password ‘.
  • If you are not registered, click on the ‘New Students: Please Register Yourself’
  • A new webpage will appear on your screen.
  • Suggestions are displayed on your screen.
  • Read them carefully.
  • Fill in all academic and personal details
  • Fill in all the bank account details
  • Click on the Submit button
  • Take a printout of the form.

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