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Dear Students, Please be informed that MahaDBT Portal will start accepting applications for new A.Y 2019-20 from 1st August 2019. Please refer the notice section for more information.


  • Application Acceptance A.Y 2019-20 for Merit Schemes is from 1st August 2019 till 15th December 2019.
  • Application Acceptance other than Merit Schemes for A.Y 2019-20 is from 1st August 2019 till 15th December 2019.

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State Government Open Merit Scholarship.

About Scheme

Department Name

Directorate of Higher Education (DHE)


    Sanction Set - 1208 Students Admited in Arts Commerce Science Law Graduation are eligible for application
  • For Fresh - Candidate must secure 60 Percentage in 12th standard
  • New sanction process done through DHE office and Renewal sanction process done through joint director office of concern colleges. Selection of Candidates Is on Merit basis


    ( As Per GR Dated 16.11.1964)
    Rs. 100 per month to student bank account.
    Selection of Candidates Is on Faculty wise (Arts/ Commerce/science etc.) Merit basis


  • The applicant must be a resident of the Maharashtra State.
  • Need to get at least 60 percent in 12th standard.
  • Only applicable for stream Arts, commerce, science and law.
  • Maharashtrian Students studying Out of Maharashtra cannot apply for this scheme.

Renewal Policy

Documents Required

  • Previous Year Marksheet.
  • Domicile Certificate.
  • Bonafide Certificate.

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