EBC Scholarship 2017-18 Maharashtra (Updated)

EBC Scholarship 2017-18 Maharashtra also named as Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Fee Reimbursement Scheme is the scholarship or freeship available from Government of Maharashtra. Government of Maharashtra has started EBC scholarship for the Economical Backward Class Students those who are pursuing the Graduation & Post Graduation. This scholarship is available for Economically Backward Class candidates for all categories including General or Open Category.  Recently Government of Maharashtra has made major changes in EBC Scholarship scheme available for Maharashtra Candidates for Academic year 2017-18. This article mainly focus on information related to Eligibility criteria, Important dates, Online registration links, last date, Affidavit format, EBC Status etc.

नवीन जी आर नुसार ६०% गुणांची अट हटवण्यात आली आहे. व शिष्यवृत्ती पहिल्या दोन अपत्यासच मिळेल.


Candidates belonging to Economically Backward Class (EBC) benefited by offering 50 % tuition fees.

 Scholarship Amount   Approx. 50% of Tuition Fee

Eligibility Criteria

Basic Criteria

Admission through CAP: Candidate must be admitted through CAP [Centralised Admission process] of State CET Cell of Maharashtra State

Income: Annual income must be less than or equal to 2.5 lakh and having income certificate, Candidate having 50 % marks or more and having annual family income within 2.5 lakh to 6.0 lakh are eligible

Maharashtra Domicile: Candidate must be domiciled of Maharashtra

Aadhaar: Candidate shall posses the Aadhaar seeded bank account having centralised banking system facility

First 2 children: EBC Scholarship is available for the first two children only.

As per new EBC Scholarship GR by Government of Maharashtra, condition of 60% marks in 10th & 12th has been removed.

प्रवेश सरकारी प्रवेश प्रकीयेमधून: प्रवेश सरकारी प्रवेश प्रकीयेमधून घेतला असेल तरच विद्यार्थी ईबीसी शिष्यवृत्तीसाठी पात्र असेल.

उत्पन्न:  कुटुंबाचे एकूण वार्षिक उत्पन्न ६ लाखापर्यंत असणे आवश्यक. उत्पन्न २.५ लाखापेक्षा अधिक असल्यास १० वी अथवा १२ वी ५०% गुणांची अट

महाराष्ट्र रहिवाशी: ही सवलत फक्त महाराष्ट्र रहिवाशी प्रमाणपत्र असणाऱ्या विद्यार्थ्यास लागू असेल. इतर राज्यातील रहिवाशी विद्यार्थी अपात्र.

पहिले दोन अपत्य: एकूण अपत्यांपैकी पहिले दोन अपत्य या सवलतीचा फायदा घेऊ शकतात.

आधार: आधार आवश्यक

नवीन जी आर नुसार १० वी आणि १२ वी मध्ये ६०% गुणांची अट नाही.

Marks Criteria

  • You can apply for EBC scholarship / freeship , only if your annual family income is below 6 lacs.
  • If your family income per year is between Rs. 2.5 Lac to Rs. 6 Lac, you need min. 50%  marks in 12th for admission to Graduate/Post Graduate courses or min. 50%  marks in 10th for Diploma courses
    There is no such criteria of HSC/SSC marks if annual family income is less than 2.5 lac per year
  • विद्यार्थाय्च्या दोन्ही पालकाचे वार्षिक उत्पन्न २.५ लाख ते ६ लाख या मध्ये असल्यास,  विद्यार्थ्यास पदवी व उच्च पदवी अभ्यासक्रमासाठी १२ वीत ५०% किंवा अधिक गुण आणि दहावी नंतरच्या पदविका प्रवेश्यासाठी १० वीत ५०% गुण आवश्यक

For the Economical Backward Class Students those who are perusing the Graduation & Post Graduation: Arts, Commerce, Science,Law,B.Ed, B. Architecture, Engineering (B.E.), B. Pharmacy, Post SSC Diploma (Diploma after 10th), Post HSC Diploma D. Pharm & HMC/Surface coating, Direct Second Year Diploma Engineering., Hotel Management & Category Technology, MBA, MMS, MCA, MCA Direct Second Year.

Eligibility Matrix

Now government has replaced 60% marks criteria with 50% marks in 10th & 12th for income slab 2.5 to 6 lakhs. In short, candidates with 50% & above marks in 10th & 12th are now eligible for EBC scholarship in graduation & post graduation.

Who is not eligible

  1. Candidates availing benefits from OTHER SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS are not eligible for this scheme.
  2. If the candidate is completely failed (YEAR DROP) for two or more than two years, he/she is not eligible for scholarship.
  3. Child number 4 & above

Documents Required

For Online Registration

You may need following details at the time of online application.

  • Candidate Details: Personal Details – Name, Gender, Candidature type, Category, Religion, Date of Birth, Mother tongue,
  • Admission Details – Admission year, program type, Institute name, course name, choice code, seat type, admission date, reporting date, CAP round, CAP Merit No., Contact Details, Other Personal Details, The Enrollment Number assigned by the University / MSBTE
  • Family Income Details (For Financial Year 2016-17): Total Family income including both parents, Income certificate issuing authority (Collector/Tahsildar/SDO), Income Certificate date & Number
    Candidate’s Bank Details: Candidate Name as per bank record, Account Number, IFSC Code, Branch name, MICR Code,
  • Qualification details:
  • Aadhaar Details
  • Scanned copy of Photograph

For Verification & Approval

Documents to be submitted to the institute for verification and approval process:

  1. Admission Confirmation Letter (Through CAP rounds)
  2. Mark Sheet of previous qualifying examination
  3. TC (Transfer Certificate) of Last attended school or College
  4. Gap Certificate (If there is gap in study)
  5. Income Certificate issued by Tahashildar for FY 2016-17
  6. Domicile Certificate (Issued by Maharashtra Govt./ Maharashtra-Karnataka Border)
  7. Ration Card Xerox.
  8. Bank Passbook Xerox.
  9. Aadhaar card Xerox.
  10. Aadhaar linking: Acknowledgement of Aadhaar linking with Bank Account
  11. Declaration (not taken other scholarship)

Please take three Copies of printout of filled application form. Please take Signature, attach required document and Undertaking.
Two copies, along with Documents, are to be submitted to the institution and third one shall be returned as acknowledgement.

Important Dates

For AY 2017-18

Not yet declared.

Last Date

As of now, there’s no last date for filling Online EBC form. Online registration & forms are available at mahadbt website. Follow the steps given below

Step 1: Visit https://mahadbt.gov.in/DBT/#/

Step 2: Then click on नवीन नोंदणी button.

You may need your Aadhaar details to proceed and create account.

For AY 2016-17

ऑनलाईन पदधतीने अर्ज स्विकारणे: 21.10.2016 to  27.11.2016 up to 5.00 PM

(Online registration by students)

अर्जांची छाननी: 30.11.2016

संस्थास्तरावर प्राचार्यांमार्फत अर्जांची छाननी व डुप्लीकेशन अर्जाची छाननी व तपासणी मुदत (Institute level verification of forms & duplication of forms):

तंत्रशिक्षण विभागीय कार्यालयामार्फत नमुनादाखल तपासणी: 10.12.2016

तंत्रशिक्षण विभागीय कार्यालयामार्फत नमुनादाखल तपासणी मुदत: (Checking or verification of forms by Regional DTE offices)

ऑनलाईन पदधतीने अर्ज: 17.11.2016 to 05.12.2016

विद्यार्थ्यांकडुन ऑनलाईन पदधतीने अर्ज स्विकारणे (Online registration of form)

संस्थास्तरावर अर्जांची छाननी: 15.12.2016

Institute level verification संस्थास्तरावर अर्जांची छाननी व तपासणी मुदत

EBC Helpline

Candidates are hereby strictly informed to refer the Government Resolution for Fee Reimbursement and then Contact to the Concerned institution for queries in eligibility, password reset, etc. Contact to the concerned Regional Office if institution is not able to handle the issue, then. Below given are the contact details of DTE for help:

MahaDBT (Maharashtra Direct Benefit Transfer Dept.)

  • Phone No.: 18001025311
  • Email ID: mahadbt.helpdesk@maharashtra.gov.in
  • Working Days: Monday to Saturday
  • Timing: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

DTE (Directorate of Technical Education) Dept.

  • Address: Directorate Of Technical Education ,Maharashtra State, Mumbai ,3, Mahapalika Marg,Post Box No.1967,Opp Metro Cinema,Mumbai 400001
  • Administrative Queries :: Phone No: 022-30233484/479 E-mail Id: desk15dte@gmail.com
  • Technical issues : Phone No: 022-30233438 E-mail id : ebc@dtemaharashtra.gov.in;
  • List of Regional Offices of DTE: Click here for list

Important Links

Affidavit Format (Marathi) मराठी मध्ये Click Here 
Information Brochure (Application Manual) Click Here 
Apply Online 2016-17 Click Here 
2016-17 Marathi Document Click Here

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