MEDHAVI National Scholarship Scheme under Human Resources Development Mission (HRDM) is inviting online application for the SAKSHAM Scholarship Exam 2021. Under this exam, scholarships will be awarded solely on MERIT basis, to candidates who qualify prescribed exam.
The HRDM invites applications for SAKSHAM National Scholarship Scheme 2021 from candidates in the age group of 16 to 40 years. A step towards the Digital India initiative, this online examination reduces the processing time of the results and helps deliver scholarships to meritorious students in a faster way.
Candidates can download Medhavi App to apply for this SAKSHAM Scholarship Exam 2021. Process is 100% online, no office visits are required for verification, no hidden eligibility and the money will be transferred directly into bank account of successful candidates within 7 days of scholarship exam.
Eligibility: (a) Qualification: Applicant must be at least matriculation/10th pass from a recognized board (11th, 12th, graduate, post graduate, diploma pass candidates can also apply) And (b) Age: Minimum 16 years and Maximum 40 years (as on last date of registration)
Saksham Scholarship Amount: 686 candidates will be awarded Type A scholarship i.e. Rs.6000/- (1st month) and Rs.6000/- (2 nd month); 309 candidates will be awarded Type B scholarship i.e. Rs.3000/- (1st month) and Rs.3000/- (2nd month); 243 candidates will be awarded Type C scholarship i.e. Rs.1500/- (1st month) and Rs.1500/- (2nd month); And candidates who score a minimum passing marks of 35% or above and do not fall under any merit list will be given Rs.300 (one time only) as refund of registration fee.
|Name of the scholarship||Saksham Scholarships 2021|
|Title||Download Saksham Scholarship 2021 notification|
|subject||HRDM has released Saksham Scholarship Exam notification on its web portal|
Number of scholarship is subject to merit list & number of application received, which means that the number of scholarship may be increased or decreased. Decision of the organization shall be final in this regard. Monthly scholarship will be paid in two consecutive months.
Scholarship distribution and refund of registration fee will start from 05.06.2021 and will end on 09.06.2021. Saksham Scholarship Exam Result will be prepared solely on the basis of merit of candidates. Merit list in any case will not be less than 35% of the maximum marks, no candidate will be considered for merit securing less than 35% marks. Direct bank transfer of scholarship/refund amount within 7 days after exam
|Scholarship type||Amount||Marks/Percentage Required|
|TYPE A||Rs. 12,000/-||Candidates need to score 60% or above marks to get Type A scholarship.|
|TYPE B||Rs. 6,000/-||Candidates who score below 60% but more than or equal to 50% will be eligible for Type B scholarship|
|TYPE C||Rs. 3,000/-||Candidates who score below 50% but more than or equal to 40% will be eligible for Type C scholarship|
|Registration Fee||Rs. 300/-||Candidates get 100% REFUND OF REGISTRATION FEE if they score at least 35% marks and don’t fall under any merit list.|
Payment of Saksham Scholarship to successful candidates: After the declaration of Saksham Scholarship Exam Result, only successful candidates need to provide required bank account details. Payment of scholarship amount to candidates will be done through transfer in the bank account (using bank account number and IFS code of the bank) in the name of the successful candidate only or organization may disburse the amount through other electronic methods which deems fit.
All applicants are directed to have an active bank account with their own name only. Scholarship amount will not be transferred to a bank account with different name other than the name of successful/eligible candidate and no request will be entertained in this regard.
Saksham Scholarship Exam Details: Scholarship Exam will be conducted through the secure Medhavi app only, which can be accessed from HOME. Online exam will consist of 40 multiple choice questions (MCQs) and the duration of the exam will be 18 minutes, with no separate time limit for each section of the exam.
|Test Item||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Reasoning aptitude||11 questions||11 marks|
|Quantitative aptitude||11 questions||11 marks|
|General awareness||9 questions||9 marks|
|English language||9 questions||9 marks|
|Total||40 questions||40 marks|
It’s to be noted that all questions will be available in English and Hindi (except the English language section). Wrong answers carry a penalty of one-third) of the marks assigned to that question. There is no penalty if a question is left blank. The test will be conducted exclusively on the Medhavi National Scholarship Application (Android only) available on Google Play. Candidates don’t need to go anywhere to appear for exam instead they can write exam from their home using Medhavi app.
Fee for Saksham Scholarship Test: A registration fee of Rs.300 (Three hundred only) for all category (UNRESERVED/OBC/SC/ST) applicants need to be paid for the online test.
How to Apply for Saksham Scholarship: Download ‘Medhavi National Scholarship’ app from ’Google Play’. Candidates must apply online through Medhavi Android Appl only. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.
- Fill the Personal Details.
- Pay the Exam Fee.
- Submit the form after fee deposit.
- A confirmation mail consisting registration ID will be sent to the E-mail of the candidate.
- After submitting the Online Application (OA), the candidates are required to take snap shot of the finally submitted Online Application (OA).
Candidates are not required to submit to the Organization either by post or by hand the
printouts of their online applications or any other document. The candidates are advised to submit the Online Application well in advance without waiting for the closing date.
No need of uploading photo or signature of the applicant. Only successful candidates will be required to submit bank details under ‘claim scholarship’ section of the medhavi app. Claim scholarship section will be activated after the declaration of result for the given period only.
Important dates for SAKSHAM Scholarship Exam 2021:
|Registration dates||April 1, 2021 to May 15, 2021|
|Exam Date||May 30, 2021|
|Result with answer key||June 2, 2021 at 9 am|
|Objections for questions (if any)||June 2, 2021|
|Documents & bank details upload||2 to 4 June, 2021|
|Scholarship and fee refund||5 to 7 June, 2021|
|The process ends||June 9, 2021|
Syllabus for Saksham Scholarship Exam:
General Studies: Indian History, World History, Indian Polity, Important Dates and Events, Science & Technology, Countries and capitals, Science and innovations, World organizations, Famous Places in India, Books & Authors, Current Events of National and International Importance, History of India in respect of Indian National Movement, Economy, Geography of India & World.
General Aptitude: Comprehension Reasoning, Venn Diagrams, Number Series, Coding and decoding, Problem Solving Techniques, Statement & Conclusion type questions, Arithmetic reasoning, Arithmetical number series, Non-verbal series, Syllogistic reasoning, Seating Arrangements, Blood relations, Ranking, Distance & Direction, Mathematical Inequalities.
Quantitative Aptitude: Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, Trignometry, Geometry, Statistics & Probability, Algebra.
English: Spotting errors, Fill in the blank Cloze Test, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms and antonyms, Reconstruction of sentence & passage, one word substitution, Phrase substitution, Jumbled up sentences, Double blanks in a sentence, commonly misspelled words, Comprehension passages, correction of sentences, synthesis of sentences. Candidates’ ability to understand Basic English, his basic comprehension would be tested.
- What is eligibility for criteria for Saksham Scholarship?
The scholarship is open for candidates who have completed 10th, 12th, graduation, post graduation, any degree or diploma, where 10th is the minimum qualification candidate with higher qualification are eligible to apply.