Panaji, August 12, 2014 …. Goa  Board  has been implementing a Scholarship Scheme titled “Central  Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students” sponsored by Ministry  of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

The Scheme is applicable for those who passed out Std. XII in March/April 2014 from Goa Board in Science/Commerce/Arts or Vocational Stream. It will be awarded  to graduate studies in College and Universities. The total number of Scholarship is 113.

The number of Scholarships allotted to this Board will be distributed amongst pass outs (Boys and Girls) of Science, Commerce and Humanities (Arts and Vocational) in the ratio of 3:2:1. Students who are above the 80th percentile  will be provisionally eligible to apply.

Interested students  should fill in detail the forms and forward the same to  the Board’s Office alongwith a joining report certified by the Head of the Institution in which the student has enrolled himself/herself for graduation. Student should attach a notarized income affidavit from all sources of his/her parents.

Students are required to submit the Bank details with Account Number and IFSC Code of only Nationalized Bank. Students belonging to Schedule Caste/Tribe/OBC will have to attach an attested copy of the Caste Certificate as well.

The rate of scholarship would be Rs. 1,000/- p.m. at Graduation level for first  three years of College and University courses and Rs. 2,000/- per month at  post-Graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs. 2,000/- per month in the 4th and 5th  year. The scholarship would be paid  for 10 months in an academic year.

The final selection will depend on the students satisfying the eligibility  criteria and number of Scholarships available under each stream. The  selection will be purely on merit keeping in view the paternal income upto Rs. 6 lakhs and  not availing any other scholarship.

The last date for submission of application is September 01, 2014. The application forms can be downloaded from the Website of the Ministry  of Human  Resource Development (MHRD) or from the Official website of Goa Board of  Secondary and Higher Secondary  Education, (www.gbshse.gov.in). In case  of any query, may contact Goa Board’s Office on 2417593, of this Board or helpline 2413118 HSSC Exam/IT or email on sec-gbshse.goa@nic.in, Chair-gbshse.goa@nic.in and sa-gbshse.goa@nic.in