PRERANA Scholarship 2021: PRERANA (Post-Matric Scholarship Registration Release and Network Automation) is an online portal which invites applications from ST/ SC/ OBC/ SEBC/ EBC (Economically Backward Class) community of Odisha studying at post-matriculation or post-secondary level for Post Matric Prerana Scholarship in Odisha 2021. The students who fulfill the desired eligibility criteria can apply for the same to get the scholarship. Find the link below to apply. Get complete information regarding the PRERANA Scholarship Odisha Sanction List 2021, LoginPMS dates, eligibility criteria, application & selection procedure etc below.

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PRERANA Scholarship 2021 Scheduled Time Table

PRERANA Scholarship 2021 Scheduled Time Table for online Fresh and Renewal Application Registration 2021. Here we have provided the dates of PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) 2021. Check out the announced dates of the events for fresh and renewal of the scholarship. The candidates must note that the dates for Renewal and Fresh Applications are the same.  

INSIDE SATEOutside State
1.Opening Date of Online Applications4th September 20214th September 2021
2.Last date for submission of Online Applications by students pursuing their studies in Odisha.31st October 202131st October 2021
3.Submission of duly signed printed online version (Hard Copies) to the Institute by the Applicants must be by15th November 202130th November 2021
4.Last date for scrutiny & forwarding of Online Applications by Institutes15th December 202130th December 2021
5.Last date for submission of Hard copies of the applications by the Institute to DWO Concerned30th December 202115th December 2021
6.Last date for Online Prerana Scholarship Odisha Sanction List 2021 of Applications by DWO concerned31st December 202110th January 2021

Eligibility Criteria For PRERANA Scholarship 2021-2021

Students who are willing to apply for the PRERANA Scholarship 2021 must meet the below eligibility criteria. The criteria related to domicile, family income, qualification etc are provided in the table below.

S. NoParticularsEligibility Criteria Details
1.DomicileAll the eligible ST/ SC/ OBC/ SEBC/ EBC(Economically Backward Class) students should be a permanent resident of Odisha.
2.Family income
  • The annual family income of the parent/guardians from all sources of those ST/SC students should not exceed Rs.2,50,000/- per annum.
  • The family income of the parent/guardians from all sources in case of OBC/SEBC students should not exceed Rs.1,00,000/- per annum and they have to secure at least 50% marks in the previous examination.
  • The income of the parent/guardians from all sources in case of EBC students should not exceed Rs.1,00,000/- per annum and he/she should have to continue his/her higher study in Government institute only.
3.Academic QualificationThe students should continue their Post Matriculation Studies in any general/technical or professional courses in any Govt. or Govt. recognized Private institutes
4.EBC Eligibility CriteriaThis scheme for EBC is applicable only for GENERAL Category (Other than SC/ST/OBC/SEBC).

Eligibility Criteria for sanction of assistance under the Financial Assistance Scheme to ST students studying in National Level Institutes.

  • Category: He/She should be ST Category Student.
  • Family Income: The annual family income of the parent/guardians from all sources of those ST students should not exceed Rs.2,50,000/- per annum
  • Domicile: He/She should be a permanent resident of Odisha
  • Other eligibility criteria:  Students who have applied for Post Matric Scholarship under Financial Assistance Scheme, in the first instance they will be sanctioned under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme and the excess amount not admissible under Post Matric Scholarship scheme will be sanctioned out of Financial Assistance Scheme.

PRERANA Scholarship 2021 Application Form

The interested and eligible candidates need to apply in online mode. The official authority has started receiving applications for the year 2021 from 4th September 2021 (for Fresh and Renewal applicants) Please check the eligibility criteria mentioned above before applying online.

Follow the steps below for fresh registration:

  •  Visit the official website of PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship (PMS). The link will be activated here.
  •  Scroll down and click on ‘Prerana Scholarship Registered Student’s Login‘ option given in ‘Student Corner‘.
  •  Now, click on “New Registration” option if you are registering for the first time. Enter the required detail and click on “Save”. On clicking “Save”, you will receive one username and password on registered email ID and phone number.
  •  Log in using the username and password you received after registration. This username is a one-time registration number used to apply for Post Matric Scholarship throughout student career.
  •  An application form will appear on the screen. Fill up the form by entering all the details. Upload the scanned image of all the necessary documents as per the specification.
  •  Now, click on apply now scholarship.
  •  Register and fill up the required details and submit it.
  •  Registered applicants can check the “PRERANA Scholarship application status” on entering login details.

PRERANA  Scholarship Application Form Correction:

You can edit information filled by you, till you “Lock and forward the online application” to the institute.

For the renewal of scholarship of PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship –

Follow the Steps Below.
For the renewal, scholars who are already receiving the benefits, need to visit the official website. Click on the “Renewal” option. Enter all the details and click on submit. For the continuation of the PRERNA scholarship, the scholars need to re-submit the scholarship by filling all the necessary details after the completion of one year.

PRERANA Scholarship 2021 Benefits

Under the Post Matric Scholarship scheme, eligible students will receive a maintenance allowance of up to INR 1200/-. For more details, check Prerana Odisha Scholarship.

PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship 2021 Important Guidelines

Here are some important guidelines which the PRERANA Post Matric Scholarship 2021 applicants need to follow:

  1. Applicants have to be very careful while furnishing their Bank Account information in the specified box of the Prerana Scholarship Online Application. Any wrong entry or mismatch in case of Bank information, the Department will not be held responsible for mis-credit and the applicant will be held responsible in case of diversion of public money on this ground.
  2. Students and Institutes are instructed to complete the submission of hard copy within 7 days to Institutes and DWOs respectively without waiting till the last date.
  3. Institution wise applications will be processed on the basis of first come first serve for disbursement of scholarship at the earliest.
  4. “Since Govt. of India has been insisting on linking Aadhar for disbursement of scholarship, it is very likely that disbursement of PRERANA scholarships may be limited to applications accompanied with Aadhar number”. Hence, applicants are requested to furnish their Aadhar number and in case any applicant does not have Aadhar number, they must get it immediately and furnish the same along with their application.
  5. Students are advised to go through the Notice “Bank-accounts related advisory” and Important Instructions in the PRERANA Scholarship home page carefully before making an application for hassle-free transactions. Because Bank account details Edit Option has been withdrawn from Student login. In case of any changes needed in Bank account details of Students, it will be done only on students’ request at DWO level with the proper verification of reasons and justifications thereof.
  6. Students who failed to apply online as Fresh student in the previous years are required to apply online as a Fresh student for the current years in the PRERANA Odisha Portal itself.
  7. At the time of online registration of Prerana Scholarship FRESH / RENEWAL Application, students must be ready with their Roll No., Year of Passing & name of Board of the matriculation examination.
  8. At the time of filling Annual Income, students are requested to fill the correct information as per the income amount is given in the income certificate uploaded in Prerana, any wrong entry or mismatch in case of annual income found during scrutiny process at institution/DWO level, the concerned student may be debarred from getting the scholarship.
  9. Students are hereby requested to keep their PRERANA User ID & Password confidential. In case of any mis-credit/malfunction happens due to sharing of credential, the student will be held responsible solely for this.

Documents Required For PRERANA Scholarship 2021

The applicants need to submit the following documents at the respective institute along with the printout of the Prerana Scholarship Application Form.

  • Caste Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Matriculation Certificate
  • Copy of Aadhaar/Enrolment Slip
  • Copy of 1st page of the applicant’s bank account passbook containing the details of the account number, IFSC code of the branch

PRERANA Scholarship 2021 Eligible Courses

For the applicants belonging to the category ST/SC/OBC, 100% of the course fee will be disbursed Prerana Scholarship.  Furthermore, the below table contains the list of eligible courses for which the scholarship will be granted.

GroupCourse Type Course Name
Group IProfessional degree courses
  • Engineering
  • Fashion technology
  • Hotel management
Professional post-graduation courses
  • Dental Medical
  • MBA
  • MCA
  • Management
Group IIProfessional degree courses
  • B.Ed
  • Pharmacy
  • BAMS
Group IIIProfessional post-graduation coursesPharmacy
Diploma/Certificate coursesDiploma nursing
ITI CoursesITI

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  1. Sir/Madam i have completed my B-Tech and now I am going to do CPL commercial pilot License course can i get Prerna Scholarship for this?

  2. Sir,
    On which date renewal start from 2020-2021 year? There is no connection between prerana scholarship authority by mail or contact no. One more query is when we are getting the scholarship money?

  3. I’m Rakesh Pradhan .I’m doing MBA. Sir I didn’t get perana scholarship money . Then I m trying contact to prerana official contact no or mail. .but no respond from the prerana team …

    • Sir I didn’t get my prerana scholarship so what can I get my scholarship plz help me and during luck down my Clg don’t respond this help

      • Hi Chiranjit Sahoo!

        You must try contacting the official authority of Prerana Scholarship in order to solve your query.

  4. Sir I’m in odisha . Am a student if rvnshw university in pg my adhara is miss match in my application and I correct that but it still not clear so is my application was rejected????

    • Hi Binodini Ekka!

      The registration dates of applying for Prerana Scholarship has been extended. You can fill the form till 30th November.

  5. Sir,I am continuing +3 Arts in distance mode in odisha state open university (OSOU)support of sambalpur university. Can I eligible to apply for prerana scholarship?

    • Sir , while my other friend get the schlorship amount on
      23 rd march 2020 but till now I and some of my friend of gita college did not get it till now. while I ask to our college authority he said now he is in home due to lock down I can,t do any thing right now .kindly you solve my problem.

  6. Sir i already register in this scholarship ..after that i saw the new tab for student study outside odisha…so sir can i register again in study outside odisha application form.please sir kindly help me


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