The DHE Combined Merit Scholarship 2023 –2024 official notification has been released by the Directorate of Higher Education (DHE), Assam. This programme is open to students enrolled in Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes in Arts, Science, or Commerce at any accredited university for the academic year 2023–2024. Candidates who are interested in this scholarship can apply online.
DHE Combined Merit Scholarship Details
Name of scholarship: Combined Merit Scholarship Scheme 2023
Academic year: 2023 – 2024
Awarding authority: Directorate of Higher Education, Assam
Eligible Courses: Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in Arts/ Science/ Commerce discipline
|Under Graduate (UG)||Rs. 450/- per month|
|Post Graduate (PG)||Rs. 500/- per month|
Eligibility Criteria of DHE Combined Merit Scholarship
Educational Qualification: The minimum qualifying marks to apply for the scholarship shall be as given below
UG course: 60% in Higher Secondary for those who apply for Combined Merit Degree Scholarship scheme.
PG course: 60% in General Degree Course for those who apply for Combined Merit Master Degree Scholarship scheme.
Course & Session: Students pursuing 1st semester of General Degree and 1st semester of Master Degree course in Arts/ Science/ Commerce discipline in any provincialized/ Govt. College or State/ Central University of Assam for the session 2023 – 2024 are eligible for the scheme.
Resident-ship: The student must be a domicile of Assam.
Bank Account: The Students must have valid (up-to-date) Bank Account in their name (Preferably in SBI) and details to be submitted alongwith the application (Bank Name, A/c Number, Branch Name, IFSC Code)
# Scholarship shall be disbursed through DBT system to the beneficiaries.
# The Candidate should possess the relevant qualification from any recognized Institution.
Selection Process: Selection will be made strictly on the basis of merit in all cases and also to be restricted as per budget allocation.
How to Apply for DHE Combined Merit Scholarship ?
Those candidates who are Interested and eligible must submit their application on online mode. Here is the basic steps to submit DHE Combined Merit Scholarship application form online:# Scroll down, check Important Web-Link‘s section.
# Click on Online Application Form.
# Official online application portal will open.
# First register yourself with all required details.
# Next again Log in with your user id and password .
# Enter your personal and educational details as well as upload all the required documents as mentioned below.
# At the end, submit your application and take a print out of acknowledgement receipt.
After final submission of online application form, take a printout and submit the hardcopy to the concerned Registrar/ Principal/ Head of the Institute along with the necessary copies of certificates/documents.
The committee constituted at the College or the University level, will compile and verify the application form and other relevant documents as per guidelines and instructions. After necessary verification the concerned Registrar/Principal/ Head of the Institutions will submit the valid online application form alongwith all relevant certificates/documents with statement to the O/o Directorate of Higher Education, Assam, Kahilipara, Guwahati-781019 under their seal and signature on or before 7th December, 2023 positively.
Documents to submitted with DHE Scholarship Application
Following documents are to be submitted with online application form –
|# Photograph and Signature of the candidate.|
|# Aadhaar Card of the candidate.|
|# Final mark sheet of last qualifying examinations (i.e. H.S./UG.).|
|# Photo copy of 1st page of active bank account.|
|# Certificate from the Registrar/ Head of the Institution in which the candidate is at present studying (mandatory).|
Important Dates of DHE Merit Scholarship 2023
# Starting date of submission of online application: 1st November 2023
# Last date of submission of online application: 30th November 2023
# Last date to submit the physical form to directorate: 7th December, 2023