Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021


Run by the Government of Gujarat and its subsidiary departments, Gujarat scholarships aim at providing financial assistance to students belonging to economically weaker and underprivileged sections of society. The government of Gujarat offers several Digital Gujarat Scholarships for students of all age groups including students at the school level, college level, and research level. Whether you want to pursue studies after class 12th or at the research level, you can find a matching scholarship for you.

What is a Scholarship

To continue their education, a scholarship awarded financially at a level of the school, college, university, or other academic institutes financially supports the students who are studying in class first to post-graduation, following the eligibility criteria of the scholarship guidelines. Various scholarship schemes launched by the government to all categories of students and the motive of the scheme is to encourage the students for further study and financially support them.

Know more about the Digital Gujarat Scholarship

Digital Gujarat scholarship is a broad term that comprises all the scholarships offered by different departments of the Government of Gujarat. These scholarships include scholarships offered by the Tribal Development Department, Directorate of Scheduled Caste Welfare, Directorate of Developing Caste Welfare, Department of Higher Education, Department of Social Defence, and Department of Labour and Employment. The students who are domiciles of Gujarat state can apply for these scholarships based on their academic qualification.

Is there any scholarship for Class 12 passed students

Yes, there are scholarships available for Class 12 passed students on Digital Gujarat Portal to apply for the Digital Gujarat Scholarship Application Form. The students have to register themselves on the portal and create their profiles. Once the profile is completed, the candidates can look up scholarships they are eligible for and apply for them within the stipulated time duration.

Digital Gujarat Scholarship – Key Eligibility

Which are the scholarships you can apply for? What are the key eligibility conditions that you need to fulfill to be eligible for any of the Gujarat scholarships? The one key Digital Gujarat Scholarship Eligibility criteria applicable for all Gujarat scholarships is that you should be a permanent resident of Gujarat state. Besides being a domicile of Gujarat state, you also need to fulfill some other criteria that may vary from scholarship to scholarship.

Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana, Gujarat

  • The students obtaining 80 percentile in class 10th/ 12th and getting admission in the first year of diploma/degree course respectively can apply.

  • The students obtaining 65 percent in diploma and getting admission in the first/second year of a degree course can apply.

  • The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 6 Lakh.

Scholarships to the Disabled Students, Gujarat

  • The students having a disability percentage of more than 40% can apply.

  • The scholarship is applicable for studies from class 1st to 12th.

  • The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 50,000.

  • The candidate must have scored at least 40% marks in the previous examination passed.

  • Having regular satisfactory attendance in the previous session is mandatory.

Post SSC Scholarship for Girls (NTDNT), Gujarat 

  • The applicant must be a girl student and studying in class 11th to Ph.D. level.

  • The scholarship is applicable for NTDNT category girl students.

Post SSC Scholarships for Boys (NTDNT) Gujarat 

  • The students belonging to the NTDNT category and studying in class 11th to Ph.D. level can apply.

  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1.50 Lakh (for urban areas) and INR 1.20 Lakh (for rural areas).

Food bill Assistance to SC Students, Gujarat 

  • The SC category students pursuing a medical or engineering program can apply.

  • The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 2.50 Lakh.

Swami Vivekanand Stipend Scheme for Technical and Professional Courses (EBC), Gujarat             

  • The students belonging to the EBC category and pursuing a professional or technical course can apply.

  • The annual income of the family should be less than INR 1.20 Lakh (for rural areas) and INR 1.50 Lakh (for an urban area).

Scholarships to SC Students for ITI/Professional Studies, Gujarat 

  • The students belonging to the SC category and pursuing a professional or ITI course can apply.

  • The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 47,000 (for rural areas) and INR 68,000 (for urban areas).

About Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021

Digital Gujarat Scholarship 2021 is for the students who are studying in class 1st to Post Graduation level. Schemes are available for the entire reserved category – SC/ BC/ Minority/ ST/ NTDNT/ SEBC/ other backward classes/ Valmiki/ Hadi/ Nadiya/ Turi/ Senva/ Vankar Sadhu/ Garo-Garoda/ Dalit-Bava/ Tirgar/ Tirbanda/ Turi-Barot/ Matang/ Thori community. The aim of the government behind the scholarship scheme is to encourage the students to study and financially help them. Applicants have to collect the information first before applying for the scheme.

Know the last date to apply for the Digital Gujarat scholarship

For the academic year 2020-21, the last date to submit online applications for the post-matric scholarships was 15 December 2020. Furthermore, the last date to submit the print-out of the submitted application form along with scheme-specific documents to the institution was 20th December 2020. However, these dates have been extended till 10 February 2021 and 13 February 2021 respectively. These dates are applicable for both fresh and renewal applications.

Scholarship programs list available under digital Gujarat-

1. Post matric Scholarship for General / ST / SC / OBC /EBC / Minority / SEBC Students.

2. Post matric Government of India Scholarship for OBC Students

3. ST Girl Post matric Scholarship Program

4. Post matric scholarship for SC Girl Students

There are multiple applications available under the digital Gujarat scholarship program. If you want to know about the same, then you must go through this article thoroughly.

Why The Need Of Scholarship

Candidates who are seeking higher education but because of their financial conditions, can’t apply for autonomous Institutes so for these needy candidates, the govt. offering the Digital Gujarat Scholarship program.

Updates to not ignore:-

  • The post-matric and pre-Matric Scholarship programs for the academic year 2020-2021 are available for all the students of the Gujarat state. The category must be SC / ST / OBC / SEBC.

  • All the Students from Classes 11th and 12th Standard can apply for this Scholarship program from 29th July 2020 to 28th August 2020.

  • The main Intention of this Scheme is to provide Quality Education as well as Scholarships.


Digital Gujarat portal is the dedicated online portal of the Government of Gujarat that offers several online services to its citizens. If you are a registered user on the portal, you get access to around 190 online services which include digital locker, e-payment services, online requests for documents, document verification, and scholarships.

Questions and Answers

How to fill up the Scholarship Form?

  • Now go to the “student corner” option

  • Select “scholarship” from there

  • A list of scholarships appears

  • Select the scheme you want to apply for

  • Select your language and read the instructions

  • Click the “Continue to service” option

  • Now enter the rest asked information

  • Upload the necessary supporting documents

  • Review the application form

  • Click the Submit option.

How to Register with Digital Gujarat Portal?

  • Visit the official website of Digital Gujarat.

  • Click on the “Login” button.

  • New users can click on “Click for New Registration (Citizen)” while existing users can log in using their email id, Aadhaar number, or mobile number.

  • New users will have to enter their details and save the information.

  • Once you save the information, an OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number.

  • Enter the OTP to complete the registration.

How to Update the profile?

  • Once you fill the OTP, you will be directed to the profile update page.

  • Enter all the mandatory information.

  • Upload your photograph and click on update.

How can a student log in to the Digital Gujarat portal?

  • The candidates who have already registered on the portal need to log in to complete the application process. To do so, they have to visit the official website of Digital Gujarat

  • Click on the 'Login' button available on the top.

  • The candidates can log in using two different methods i.e., log in using an email id and log in using a mobile number.

  • Once the login is successful, the candidates can avail of more than 70 services online, despite the scholarship application.

How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Login to your registered account and enter your dashboard.

  • Select “Scholarship” in the filter service section.

  • A detailed list of all the scholarships will come up.

  • Select the scholarship you want to apply for.

  • Choose your application language.

  • Go through all the instructions carefully.

  • Click on “Continue to Service”.

  • Fill in the application form.

  • Upload all supporting documents.

  • Finally, submit the application form.

How can a student get a scholarship on the Digital Gujarat portal?

  • To avail benefits under any scholarship available on the Digital Gujarat portal, the students need to register on the portal.

  • Once the students get registered, the application for scholarships can be made online (if the scholarship applications are open).

  • The students need to fill in all the required details in the application form and upload all relevant documents.

  • Thereafter, submit the completed application form for further processing.

  • The institutions will scrutinize the applications received and forward them to respective Department District Officers.