Defence Scholarship

 

  • Ministry of Defence awards limited number of scholarships to the children of Service Personnel including Ex-servicemen who are studying in Sainik Schools. The selection of Scholars for grant of defence scholarships will be made by the Ministry of Defence from amongst those who have qualified for admission on merit. The Scholarship once awarded to pupil will continue to be awarded to him throughout his stay in the school provided.
  • Scholarship continuation / Retention criteria

Classes

GEN / DEF

SC/ ST

For Classes VI to VIII Grade Points

33

30

For Classes IX & X Grade Points

28

25

For Class XI Subject minimum

45%

40%

Aggregate

55%

50%

  • He is not reported upon adversely regarding discipline.
  • He is otherwise eligible for the continuance of scholarship on the basis of rank or income of his parent as the case may be.
  • The Defence Scholarship to the wards of Defence Personnel and Ex-servicemen as under :-

Type Scholarship

Serving Defence
Personnel

Ex-Servicemen

Amount

Full

NCOs and ORs

NCOs and ORs

Rs. 32.000/-

Half

JCOs

JCOs

Rs. 16,000/-

-

Officers

Officers

Nil

Note In case of AP Domiciled boys, Diet Supplement of Rs.5,900/- will be released by the Govt. of A.P., in addition to the scholarship by the Ministry of Defence,which will be taken into School A/c to provide enriched diet to cadets.

In addition to the above Scholarships, Incentive from Ministry of Defence, New Delhi will also be granted as mentioned above.