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Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2024: Portal, Eligibility & Last Dates


Department of Education of the Government of Gujarat

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Upto 30,000 per month

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Multiple Courses

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21st January 2024

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About Digital Gujarat Scholarship:

The Digital Gujarat Scholarship is a meticulously curated scheme by the Gujarat Government to offer needed financial means of gaining education for different sections of society. These scholarships are strategically designed to foster inclusivity and equal opportunities for all irrespective of their financial or personal backgrounds. 

Aimed at students in schools, colleges, and those pursuing doctoral studies, the digital gujarat scholarship is facilitated regularly to nurture talent while also alleviating financial barriers in the pursuit of education. The most highlighting part here is that there are around 34 different types of scholarships offering diverse avenues of opportunities.

Catering to a wide range of needs for varying categories, these scholarships are tailored for low-income groups, marginalized communities, meritorious students, and so on. Moreover, the range of these scholarships covers various academic disciplines and categories to ensure social upliftment and financial assistance at all levels. 

Eligibility Criteria and Benefits:

The digital gujarat scholarship has around 34 schemes under its hood. The name, eligibility criteria, and benefits of a few of the active scholarships are as under:

Name Eligibility Benefit
EBC Fees Exemption Scheme, Gujarat Graduate students currently enrolled in recognized colleges or universities, Annual family income under Rs. 2.50 lakhs Full scholarships for students securing more than 60% in 12th-grade exams and 50% scholarships for students securing less than 60%. Exemption of full or half fee of the course.
Educational Assistance for NTDNT Students Studying in Self-Financed College, Gujarat NTDNT students enrolled at independently run colleges, Annual family income under Rs. 2.50 lakhs Up to Rs. 50,000/- for fees like examination, registration, and other
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. & PhD (SC) Students, Gujarat SC category students enrolled in M.Phil. or Ph.D. programs, Annual family income under Rs. 2 lakhs Rs. 2,500/- per month for M.Phil. students and Rs. 3,000/- per month for Ph.D. students
Fellowship Scheme for M.Phil. and PhD Students (SEBC), Gujarat SEBC category students enrolled in PhD or M.Phil programs, Annual family income under/around Rs. 45,000/- Rs. 25,000/- per month for M.Phil. students and Rs. 30,000/- per month for Ph.D. students
Fellowship Scheme, Gujarat SC/ST/SEBC and other categories students enrolled in classes from grade 11 to graduate level, Minimum 70% marks in class 10, Annual family income under Rs. 2.50 lakhs Rs. 2,000/- per month at the secondary level, Rs. 3,000/- per month at the graduation level, Rs. 5,000/- per month at the post-graduation level
Food Bill Assistance for Medical/ Engineering Students (SEBC), Gujarat SEBC students enrolled in a medical or engineering program, Living in a college dorm, Annual family income under Rs. 2.50 lakhs Rs. 1,200/- per month
Food Bill Assistance in College Attached Hostels, Gujarat ST category students enrolled in a regular course at an accredited college, Annual family income under Rs. 2.50 lakhs Food bill assistance
Food Bill Assistance to SC Students, Gujarat SC category students enrolled in an engineering or medical program at an accredited college, Annual family income under Rs. 2.50 lakhs Rs. 1,000/- for 10 months
Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, Gujarat Minimum 80 percentile in class 10th or 12th examinations or 65% marks in diploma, Annual family income under Rs. 6 lakhs Tuition fees of up to RS. 2,00,000 Hostel food assistance of RS. 12,000 Book equipment assistance of up to RS. 10,000
Research Scholarship, Gujarat Postgraduate students pursuing a Ph.D. research program in fields such as Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Zoology, and Microbiology, Certificates of B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs in relevant subjects, Age limit may be there Varies
War Concession Scheme, Gujarat Children of war-dead jawans enrolled in public or grant-in-aid schools Free studentship, fee concession and other educational facilities

You may also check for other scholarships whenever the applications open like:

  1. Instrumental Assistance for First-year Students of Medical/Engineering/Diploma Courses, Gujarat,
  2. Instrumental Assistance for Medical, Engineering, Diploma Students (SEBC), Gujarat,
  3. Instrumental Help to SC Students (Medical, Engineering, Diploma Courses), Gujarat,
  4. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Girl Students, Gujarat,
  5. Post Matric Scholarship for ST Girl Students, Gujarat,
  6. Post Matric Scholarship of Government of India for the OBC Students, Gujarat,
  7. Post SSC Scholarship for Boys (SEBC), Gujarat,
  8. Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), Gujarat,
  9. Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (SEBC), Gujarat,
  10. Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) Gujarat,
  11. Scholarship for Students Studying at Dr. Ambedkar or Indira Gandhi Open University (SEBC), Gujarat,
  12. Scholarship for the Students of Government Colleges, Gujarat,
  13. Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, Gujarat, and many more.

Selection Criteria for Digital Gujarat Scholarship: 

The selection criteria across all scholarships under this scheme are formed keeping in mind the utmost convenience and easy facilitation of the grant for students of all types. The recipients will be chosen in the following way.

  • Proof of being domiciled in the state of Gujarat.
  • Filling out of application form before the deadline.
  • Submission of relevant documents including personal, educational, and bank-related. 
  • Enrollment in the relevant scholarship course with recognized schools, colleges, or universities. 

Application Process of Scholarship: 

Follow the below-mentioned steps to complete the application process quickly and easily.

  1. Visit the official digital gujarat portal at Click on the Registration column at the extreme left of the website.
  1. If you are a first-timer, click on the New Registration (Citizen). Fill in details including Mobile, Email, and Password. Enter the captcha. Save your details upon verifying the same.
  2. New and previous users can then log into the portal by filling in their credentials (username, password, and captcha) as registered users. Fill in the OTP received on the registered phone number and email ID when prompted.
  3. Upon successful login, choose your scholarship type and language. Enter all necessary details in the digital gujarat scholarship form related to personal, educational, and banking information. Attach the listed documents as per the chosen scholarship. The portal also allows storing documents in the Digital Locker for safe and quick use.
  4. Upload your photo and check your details before submitting your application. Print the form and your application process stands complete.

Documents Required for Scholarship: 

Any type of specific requirement regarding documents for the digital gujarat scholarship can be tracked distinctively for SC, ST, and other categories at the official link for any changes. However, a look at the generally essential documents is as below:

Sr. No. Document Name
1. Certificate of SC/ ST/ OBC/ or other community issued by the recognized authority.
2. Details Mark Sheets for all preceding qualifying examinations.
3. Certificates of diplomas and degrees.
4. Proof of being domiciled in the state of Gujarat.
5. Certificate of disability (if applicable) issued by the recognized authority.
6. Admission or fee receipt of the course for which the scholarship is required.
7. Income Certificate or Income statement.
8. Copy of the front page of the Bank Pass Book.
9. Passport-size photograph.
10. Other relevant documents as specified in the scholarship guidelines.

Last Date for Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2024: 

Keeping in view the best interests of more and more students, the digital gujarat scholarship last date for the Academic Year 2023-24 has been extended to 21/01/2024. This revision is done for Post-Matric Scholarship Forms on the Digital Gujarat Portal for both OBC and SC applicants. Check the Latest Update column on the right side for further changes, if any.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Who is eligible to apply for the Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

The scheme is specifically designed to aid and motivate the students domiciled in the state of Gujarat. The rest of the eligibility criteria vary from scholarship to scholarship including income limit, specific community, and so on. Please refer to the specific guidelines of your preferred scheme available on the Digital Gujarat portal. 

Is it possible to check the status of my scholarship without having a user ID?

Students are mandatorily required to submit their user ID in the application portal to check the digital gujarat scholarship status of their submission. The user ID is usually the mobile number or email ID as mentioned by the student while filling out the form.

What is the last date to apply for the Digital Gujarat Scholarship?

As per the latest updates available on the official website, the last date to apply for the digital gujarat scholarship is extended to 21/01/2024. This revision is applicable for the Academic Year 2023-24 for Post-Matric Scholarship Forms on Digital Gujarat Portal for both OBC and SC students.

How can I get updates on my mobile phone regarding the scholarship communications?

Interested candidates can use the messaging mobile app namely, SANDES by NIC (National Informatics Centre) to get real-time Alerts, OTPs, and other messages related to login information and more. Android users can download the app here, and the link for iOS users is here.

Where can I get the guidelines in my regional language Gujarati?

Since the scholarships under this scheme are exclusively for the students of Gujarat, it may be essential to facilitate the information in the regional language. Thus, those who wish to go through the guidelines and other information in the regional language-Gujarati can click here for SC Students and at this link for SEBC Students.

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