Mahatma Jyothiba Phule TS BC Overseas Scholarships 2020 notification released on its official website under the section of Overseas Vidya Nidhi to BC and EBC Candidates. Online registrations would be started on Telangana Overseas Scholarships web Portal – telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in. So, Eligible and interested candidates can apply for Telangana BC Overseas Study Scheme under the TS Foreign study scheme for pursuing higher studies in foreign countries
Govt of Telangana released a Govt Order for introducing of Mahatma Jyotibha Phule Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarship Scheme to BC and EBC youth. TS BC Welfare Development is introducing the “TS MJP BC Overseas Scholarship Scheme” for the economically weak BC youth in Telangana State. Under this scheme, financial assistance of Rs 20,00,000 (Rupees Twenty Lakh Only) shall be granted to the selected applicants through the prescribed process. This assistance shall be for studying overseas in recognized universities for tuition and living expenses. “MJP Overseas Scholarship” for BC and EBC Students for pursuing Higher studies in Post Graduate Courses in Foreign Universities.
*Telangana BC Welfare Department has released the MJP BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarship notification under the ‘Mahatma Jyotibapulayi BC Overseas Vidyalaya Scheme’ and online applications are inviting for grant of Rs.20.00 lakhs as financial assistance to BC(backward classes) and EBC students who are desirous of pursuing higher studies in professional courses like Medicine/Engineering/Pharmacy/ Nursing/ pure Sciences/ Humanities/Social studies, etc. in Foreign Universities. Foreign Study Scholarship registrations of BC applications would be Open at Telangana Overseas Scholarship Website – Telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in.
Candidates are advised to apply online mode only from 16th January to 2nd February. Those under the age of 35 and those with an annual income under Rs 5 lakh are eligible for this scheme. Candidates are selected on the basis of reservation and merit. Candidates should have submitted Documents of birth, caste, income, residency certificates, Aadhaar card, EPAS ID number, marks lists, TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, GMAT qualification and letter of admission from the respective foreign college. In addition, the applicant must attach the bank passbook, tax assessment, GAP certificate and Visa Copy along with the application. It is suggested to visit the Web porta for getting full details.`
Government of Telangana State have made substantial investments by providing Post-Matric Scholarships to BC and EBC students on a Saturation basis. This laudable initiative over the years has encouraged a large number of BC and EBC students to complete professional Courses and other Graduate Courses.
The government in Social Welfare Department have issued orders introducing a New Scheme “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarships” to SC students to enable the benefit of Higher Education in Foreign Universities to meritorious SC students thereby providing them with an opportunity for better career prospects within the Country and abroad.
TS BC Welfare has introduced the New scheme ” TS MJP BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarships” (TS BC Foreign Education Scheme) is a Financial Assistance for BC students on the same lines of “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi” being implemented for SC students. “MJP Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarship” (Telangana BC Overseas Study Scheme) will be sanctioned to 300 BC students in the first year and is open to all eligible BC student graduates to pursue Post Graduate studies abroad.
Whom? : Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Overseas scholarships for BC, EBC Students
Age Limit: The student’s age should be less than 35 years as on 1st July.
No. of Seats: 300 (15 seats for EBC and 285 for BCs)
Income Limit: Family Income shall be less than Rs.5.00 Lakhs per annum from all sources
Registrations Sart from 16-01-2020
Last to registration: 02-02-2020
BCWD Modified Orders for MJP TS BC Overseas Scholarships:
Modified Orders for Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scholarships: (TS BC Overseas Scholarships)
G.O.Ms.No.22 Dated: 22-11-2017 – GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA – BCWD – Certain modifications in the existing financial assistance scheme of “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” for BC / EBC Students pursuing higher studies in foreign countries – Orders – Issued.
Read the following:
1) G.O.Ms.No.23, BC Welfare (B) Department, dt:10.10.2016.
2) G.O.Ms.No.66, Scheduled Caste Development (EDN), Department dt:09.11.2017.
3) From the Special Secretary to Hon’ble CM, CMO.No.47/SSCM (BR)/2017,dt:20.11.2017.
ORDER: In the reference 1st read above, the Government have introduced “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” Scheme to BC students for pursuing higher studies at foreign universities.
In the reference 2nd read above, the Scheduled Caste Development (EDN) Department have issued partial modifications to the existing financial assistance Scheme to pursue higher studies at foreign countries, uniformly to all the welfare Departments.
Government, after careful examination of the matter, hereby issue the following modifications to the existing financial assistance scheme which are not covered in the G.Os 1st and 2nd read above:-
a. The maximum age under the scheme shall not exceed 35 years as on 1st July of the year of advertisement, as per SC/ST overseas scheme.
b. The students who have not applied for 1st installment/1st year shall be eligible for 2nd instalment/2nd year under the Scheme.
c. The student shall be eligible for an educational loan from any nationalized bank or any other bank, the Department may issue a letter “to whom so ever concerned” informing the selection of candidates along with financial assistance details so that it will be helpful for the students to obtain Bank loan for any additional amount required.
d. 5% of 300 students i.e., 15 seats shall be reserved/considered for Economically Backward Classes students.
e. Family Income shall be less than Rs.5.00 Lakhs per annum from all sources. This enhanced income limit will apply only for Overseas Scholarship scheme.
f. He/She should have a valid TOEFL/IELTS/GRE/GMAT/PTE with the following minimum scores:-
1. TOEFL – 60
2. IELTS – 6.0
3. GRE – 260
4. GMAT – 500
5. PTE – 50
g. PhD Courses are also eligible under the scheme.
h. Allocation of seats to BC students shall follow both Reservation and Merit
i. Relaxations of 60% minimum marks in degree/PG is considering only, subject to the candidate gets adequate score in eligibility test such as GRE/GMAT/ IELTS/TOEFL/PTE and gets unconditional admission in the abroad Universities/Institutions in case if the registrations are not up to the expected levels within the Budget allocated and being done only on case to case basis by the Government.
j. One way economy class Air ticket fare will be paid for a maximum of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty thousand only) or actual charges whichever is less for any country. Actual Visa Charges are also paid separately in addition to the scheme amount of Rs.20.00 lakhs.
4. The DDO, O/o the Commissioner, B.C. Welfare, Hyderabad shall be the competent authority for drawal and disbursement of Overseas Scholarship to the eligible students of all the district in the State.
5. The above modifications along with the existing guidelines issued in references 1st and 2nd read shall be considered for selection of the students under the scheme.
6. The Commissioner, BC Welfare, Telangana Hyderabad shall take necessary further action accordingly.
G.O.Ms.No.22 Modified Orders for MJP BC Overseas Scholarships
SCDD Modified Orders for Overseas Scholarships:
G.O.Ms.No.66. Dated:09.11.2017 – GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA – SCDD- Education – Certain modifications in the existing financial Assistance Schemes such as “Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scheme for SC & ST Students/ Overseas Study Scheme for MW Students /Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi Schemes for BC Students” for pursuing higher studies in foreign countries – Modified Orders – Issued.
Read the following:-
1. G.O.Ms.No.36, TW (Edn.2) Dept, Dt:04.06.2013.
2. G.O.Ms.No.54, SW (Edn.2) Dept, Dt:28.06.2013.
3. G.O.Ms.No.7, SCD (Edn) Dept., Dt:29.04.2015.
4. G.O.Ms.No.24, MW (Estt.I) Dept., Dt.19.05.2015.
5. G.O.Ms.No.2, SCD (Edn) Dept., Dt:04.02.2016.
6. G.O.Ms.No.23, BCW (B) Dept, Dt:10.10.2016.
7. U.O.No.2672/MW.Estt.I/A2/2017, Dt:28.07.2017.
In the references 1st to 6th read above, Government of Telangana have issued orders granting the Financial Assistance to the meritorious SC/ST/MW and BC students to enable them to pursue higher studies in Post Graduate /Ph.D Courses in Foreign Universities subject to the certain eligibility conditions under Overseas Scholarship Schemes such as Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scheme for SC & ST Students/ Overseas Study Scheme for MW Students /Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi Schemes for BC Students.
2. In the reference 7th read above, the Minority Welfare Dept. has informed that a meeting was held on 19.07.2017 under the Chairmanship of Advisor to Government, Minorities Welfare with the Spl.CS/ Prl.Secy/Secretaries of Welfare departments including concern HODs.Wherein certain changes have been proposed to extend the benefit in large scale under the above-said schemes.
3. Government after careful examination of the matter hereby issue the following orders in partial modification of the orders issued in the reference first to sixth read above:
|Criteria||Addnl. Common Criteria which is not included in the existing guidelines|
|Countries eligible||USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Germany, New Zealand, Japan, France and South Korea.|
|Income Criteria||Family Income shall be less than Rs.5.00 lakhs per annum from all sources.|
|Listing of Universities||Top Universities in the above said (10) Countries|
|Double P.G.||P.G. will be allowed for P.G. Admission in case of Humanities only.|
|Mandatory Requirements (i)||He/She should have a valid TOEFL/IELTS and GRE/GMAT with the following minimum scores.|
1. TOEFL – 60
2. IELTS – 6.0
3. GRE – 260
4. GMAT – 500
|Mandatory Requirements||The Candidate shall not change the University/Course/research topic for which the scholarship has been sanctioned.|
|Mandatory Requirements||10% of overseas scholarships are reserved for Humanities, Economics, Accounts, Arts and Law students.|
|Mandatory Requirements Add as (xi)||The merit list generated with weightage of|
Degree marks – 60%
GRE/GMAT – 20%
IELTS/ TOEFL – 20%
|Mandatory Requirements Add as (xii)||The applicants to fill the educational qualification marks with secured marks along with total marks in the online application.|
|Mandatory Requirements Add as (xiii)||The applicants will fill the correct details in the online application form, the applicants who give false details, their application will be rejected and action initiated against the individual.|
(i) 5% of the Target for BCs reserved for EBCs.
(ii) For income criteria, the income of the parents+ if an employed student only to be considered not family.
(iii) Relaxation of 60% minimum marks in degree / PG should be considered only, subject to as the candidate gets adequate score in eligibility tests such as GRE / GMAT and IELTS/TOEFL and gets unconditional admission in the abroad Universities / Institutions in case if the registrations are not up to the expected levels within the Budget allocated and to be done only on case to case basis by the Government.
3. The Director, SCDD., TS., Hyd., Deputy Director(PMU), O/o. the Director, SCDD., TS., Hyd., and the Senior Project Manager, CGG, Hyd., are therefore requested take necessary steps to update the ePass website to carry out the above changes immediately.
4. The Director, SCDD /Commissioner of Tribal Welfare/Director of B.C. Welfare/ Director of Minorities Welfare TS., Hyderabad shall take necessary action accordingly.
5. The above orders will come into force with immediate effect only.
6. This order issued with the concurrence of Finance Department, vide their U.O.No.2802/ 198/ SCSDF/ 2017, dated 28-08-2017
GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA, Backward Classes Welfare Department – Financial Assistance to BC Students under “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” for pursuing higher studies in abroad – Issued Guidelines – Amendment – Orders – Issued.
BACKWARD CLASSES WELFARE (B) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Rt.No.38, Dated: 08-02-2017
Read the following:
a. G.O.Ms.No.23, BC Welfare (B) Department, dated:10.10.2016.
b. The Commissioner, BC Welfare, Telangana, Hyderabad, Lr.Rc. No.C/2542/2016, dt.19.01.2017.
ORDER: In the circumstances reported by the Commissioner, BC Welfare, Telangana, Hyderabad in the reference 2nd read above, Government hereby issue the following amendment to para 3(c) and para 4(vi) of G.O.Ms.No.23, BC Welfare(B) Department, dt: 10.10.2016, so as to encourage BC Students for pursuing higher studies in aboard for the year 2016-17.
|Amendment to paras 3(c) and 4(vi) to G.O.Ms.No.23, BC Welfare(B) Department, dt:10.10.2016||For||Shall be Read as|
|Para3(c)||Age: The Maximum age under the scheme shall not exceed 30 years.||The student’s age should be less than 35 years as on 1st July.|
|Para4(vi)||Score: He/ She should have a
valid TOEFL/IELTS & GRE
/GMAT with the following
3. GRE – 280,
4. GMAT – 550.
|He /She should have a Valid TOFEL/IELTS or GRE /GMAT or PTE score for Australia.|
The Commissioner, BC Welfare, Telangana, Hyderabad, shall take necessary further action accordingly.
BCWD – “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” Financial Assistance for BC students for pursuing higher studies in abroad. 1. The State Government is keenly interested in the social, educational and economic development and welfare of Backward Classes in the Telangana State and accordingly, Government made substantial allocations for providing scholarships to Backward Classes students on a saturation basis and this initiative over the years as encouraged a large number of Backward Classes students to complete professional Courses and other Graduate Courses.
2. There are huge opportunities aboard in respect of education and jobs. Students from the Backward Classes community are often handicapped because of their extreme backwardness and poverty and inability to access the benefit of education abroad to better their lives.
3. With a view to enable the benefit of higher education in Foreign Universities to meritorious Backward Classes Students and thereby providing them an opportunity for better career prospects within the country and aboard, Government after careful examination hereby order to introduce a new scheme of “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” for the benefit of the students belonging to Backward Classes and the following are issued accordingly:
a) “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” will be initially sanctioned to (300) BC Students every year and is open to all eligible graduates to pursue Post Graduate studies abroad subject to the following guidelines:
b) Income: BC Students whose family income is less than “Rs.5,00,000/- in Rural Areas and Rs.5,00,000/- in Urban Areas.” Per annum from all sources are eligible, In the case of employees, salary certificate from the employer is a must. In all cases, the income certificate must be obtained through MEE SEVA. A copy of the latest tax assessment, as well as the latest monthly salary slip from the employer, is also required to be enclosed with the application.
c) Age: The Maximum age under the scheme shall not exceed 35 years as on 1st July of the year of advertisement.
d) Qualification for Post Graduation Course: 60% marks or equivalent grade in foundation Degree in Engineering / Management / Pure Sciences / Agriculture Sciences /Medicine & Nursing / Social Sciences / Humanities.
e) One child in a family Award: Not more than one child of the same parents/guardian’s will be eligible and to this effect, a self-certificate will be required from the candidate. The awardee cannot be considered for the second or subsequent times as the individual can be awarded only once in a lifetime.
(f) Countries eligible under the Scheme: USA, UK, Australia, Canada and Singapore.
(G) Mandatory Requirements:
i. He / She should have a valid TOEFL / IELTS & GRE / GMAT.
ii. He / She should have obtained admission in an accredited Foreign University.
iii. He / She should possess a valid Passport.
iv. The Candidate should make his/her own efforts in seeking admission in an accredited University / Institution Abroad.
V. The selected candidate has to join the concerned University within one year of communication of selection. On the expiry of this specified period of time, the award will be automatically cancelled and come to an end. No request for extension of time for availing the award is permissible under the Scheme.
vi. The candidate shall not change the course of study for which the scholarship has been sanctioned.
vii. It will be the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the appropriate visa for a country wherein one intends to study further under award from the Scheme and the Visa issuing authorities may kindly see that only such type of Visa be issued which only permits the candidate to pursue specified course in abroad and thereafter the candidate returns to India
viii. The applications should be complete in all respects and should be accompanied by all relevant documents. The applications, incomplete in any respect, are liable to be rejected.
4. Procedure for Selection:
i) The notification shall be issued in leading dailies calling for applications and wide publicity will be given in University Campuses and in e-PASS portal in August / September and in January / February of the year.
ii) All such students desirous of applying for financial assistance for studies abroad shall apply online from 1st August to 30th September and again from 1st January to 28th /29th February of the year.
iii) 33% of the awards shall be earmarked for Women candidates.
iv) The physical target shall be given proportionate to the population of various communities of BCs i.e., BC-A, BC-B, BC-D, excluding BC-C and BC- E, students belonging to Mehtar (Sl.No.39) & Sikligar/ Saikalgar (Sl.No.51) of BC-A, Dudekula, Laddaf, Pinjari or Noorbasha (Sl.No.05) of BC-B as they are covered by Minority Welfare Department. The final allocation percentage is BC – A = 29%, BC – B = 42% and BC – D = 29% including 33% women and 3% Physically challenged students.
v). The registration shall be made under the scheme online at http://www.telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in.
vi. The student shall submit the following documents: (All are Mandatory)
- Caste Certificate issued by Meeseva.
- Income Certificate issued by Meeseva.
- Date of Birth Certificate.
- Aadhar Card.
- E-Pass ID Number.
- Residential / Nativity Certificate.
- Passport copy.
- Mark sheet from SSC / Inter / Graduate / PG Level.
- He/She should have a valid TOEFL/IELTS & GRE/GMAT with the following minimum scores. (1). TOFEL – 80 (2). IELTS – 6.5 (3). GRE – 280 (4). GMAT – 550
- Admission offer letter from Foreign University (I-20, letter of Admission or equivalent)
- Copy of the latest Tax Assessment is to be enclosed.
- Copy of Bank Pass Book of Nationalized Bank.
- Photo to be scanned and uploaded.
vii. Selection Committee:
The Selection shall be conducted by a State Level Screening Committee constituted by Government with the following members. The Bio-data of the candidates who applied online shall be made available to the Committee.
1. Spl. Chief Secretary / Prl. Secretary, BC Welfare: Chairman
2. Secretary, State Council of Higher Education : Member
3. Vice-Chancellor, JNTU: Member
4. Commissioner, SCDD: Member
5. Commissioner, Technical Education: Member
6. Commissioner, BC Welfare: Convenor/Member
7. Expert in Foreign Education: Special Invitee
5. Scholarship Amount:
a) Fees: Fees shall be payable in Two instalments as follows:
Installment-I: An amount of Rs.10.00 Lakhs shall be payable to the Institution /students upon production of the landing permit / I-94 card (Immigration Card).
Installment-II: An amount of Rs.10.00 Lakhs shall be payable to the Institution /students upon production of the 1st Semester results.
b) Sanction Proceedings specifying the amount of Rs.20.00 Lakhs will be issued to the individual towards fees and living expenses by way of a grant subject to his/her joining into the Course to the Candidates selected by the Selection Committee. The sanction proceedings can be used by the Candidates for obtaining a Visa from the respective Embassy.
c) Educational Loan:
The Student shall be eligible for an educational loan of Rs.10.00 lakhs from any Nationalized bank at prevailing rates of interest.
d) Earnings from Research/Teaching Assistance-Ship:
The awardees are permitted to supplement their prescribed allowances by undertaking a Research/Teaching Assistance ship.
e) Passage grant:
One way cheap ticket (Lower fare) by economy class through the shortest route shall be payable upon production of valid visa and admission particulars.
f) Visa Fees: The total visa fees shall be reimbursed to the student upon production of valid visa and production of receipts.
6. Utilization Certificate:
Utilization certificates shall be obtained from the student with a due endorsement of concerned University Authorities for record purpose under the scheme.
7. The expenditure debitable from Head of Account under this scheme will be indicated by the Finance Department separately.
8. This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (EBS.III) Department vide their U.O.No.179/A2/EBS.III/2016, dated.08.09.2016. – GO. 23 Eligibility Criteria forTS Mahatma Jyotiba Phule BC Overseas Scholarships
1. Fresh registrations/ Fresh Online Applying started @ TelanganaEpass.cgg.gov.in : From: 16-01-2020
2. Last Date for Registration is 02-02-2020
Note: Online applications received in two phases:
First Phase: August/September
Second Phase: January/February
MJP Overseas VidyaNidhi certificates verification: Candidates should attend with Original Certificates, 2 sets of xerox copies, 4 passport size photos at BC Welfare Office, Masab Tank- and Selection would be on-. Overseas Scholarship Selection Web Portal link: https://telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in/