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The last date of submitting application has been extended till date 21st March 2019 for Departments–(VJNT) (MAFSU) and 20th March 2019 for Department–(SJSA).


Apply of application on MahaDBT Portal is extended for the below mentioned Departments only –

  • VJNT,OBC and SBC Welfare Department (VJNT) (21st March 2019)
  • Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University (MAFSU) (21st March 2019)
  • Social Justice and Special Assistance Department (SJSA) (20th March 2019)

For other departments, apply of applications closed.

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Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Vasatigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna (DHE)

About Scheme

Department Name

Directorate of Higher Education (DHE)


    Under this scheme, Directorate of Higher Education, scholarship is applicable for the economically weaker sections. The student’s those who have taken an admission for Professional and Non- Professional courses which come Under Directorate of Higher Education Government /Non-government aided/Partially Aided -Unaided/Permanent Unaided College and Non-Agricultural Universities and Sub-Centers (Excluding Private Universities / Self-financed Private Universities).


    A. Professional Courses :
    1. For child of Registered Labor /Alpabhudharak (Marginal Land Holder).
    - For institute in MMRDA / PMRDA / Aurangabad City/Nagpur City-Rs.30,000/- for 10 months & For institute in other area Rs.20,000/- for 10 months. ( Unlimited Quota )
    2. For Annual Family income up to 1 Lakhs.
    - For institute in MMRDA/PMRDA/Aurangabad City/Nagpur City-Rs.10,000/- for 10 months & For Institute in other area Rs.8,000/- for 10 months. ( Unlimited Quota )
    3. For Annual Family income 1 Lakh to 8 Lakhs.
    For institute in MMRDA/PMRDA/Aurangabad City/Nagpur City-Rs.10,000/- for 10 months & For Institute in other area Rs.8,000/- for 10 months. (Per District Quota 500 Note : 33 % seats are Reserved for Girls & if unavailability Reserved girls then it will divert to boys ) . Proportionate of Per District Quota is allocated as per received number of applications.
    B. Non-Professional Courses :
    1. Non-Professional courses up to 1 lack income, benefit Rs.2000 /- Annual for 10 Month.


    (As Per GR Dated 7.10.2017 and 22.02.2018)
    • Applicant should be Domicile of Maharashtra.
    • For professional courses, Applicant should be a child of registered labor , child of Alpabhudarak or both as total annual income of family/ Guardian should not be more than 8.lakh.
    • For Non Professional Courses, applicant should have upto 1 lakh family Annual Income.
    • Applicant should submit Family Annual Income Certificate.
    • As per Government Resolution first two children eligible for scheme.
    • Candidates are eligible those who have taken an admission under general category.
    • Courses by GR 07/10/17 (DHE courses) can apply.
    • Applicant should be hosteller.(Govt/Private hostel/ Paying Guest/ Tenant.)
    • Applicant should not avail any other Nirvah Bhatta benefit.
    • Courses approved by (Govt/AICTE,PCI/COA/MCI/NCTE/University etc ) are eligible.
    • During course, candidate should not have a gap of 2 years.
    • Applicant should attempt every semester or annual exam.

Renewal Policy

    1. Last year, students availed scholarship, He/She can apply for the renewal Scholarship.
    2. To Renew the application, the students should use an application ID, The list published on website of www.dhepune.gov.in, Higher Education Directorate.

Documents Required

    • Students should submit domicile certificate issued by Authorized official.
    • Registered labor certificate / Alpabudharak Certificate/ Family Annual Income Certificate.
    • Hosteller Document.
    • Students should submit previous year Annual income certificate issued by Authorized official.
    • CAP Related document.(only for B.ed,Law, BPed,MPed).
    • Gap Related Document(if Gap is there)
    • Family Declaration Certificate about two children’s.
    • Attendance Certificate.
    • Previous year Mark sheet.

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