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Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

16-July-2019 16:57 IST

Income limit of Parents of OBC Students 
The Government has fixed the income limit of parents of OBC students for availing scholarships from Government under the welfare schemes of OBCs as under:
Name of the schemes
Income limit (per annum)
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students
2.50 lakh
Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students
1.50 lakh
National Fellowship for OBC Students
No income limit
Dr. Ambedkar Pre and Post Matric scholarship Scheme for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Tribes (DNTs).
2.00 lakh
Dr. Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC Students
1.00 lakh
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment after careful consideration and in consultation with various Ministries and Stake-holders has fixed the income limit of parents of OBC Students
The schemes for welfare of OBC, EBC & DNT's are up to financial year 2019-20. Any change in income limit of the parents of OBC and other students is considered at the time of continuation & revision of the scheme.
This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.