Phule BC overseas studies aid
Eligible BC graduates may apply for “Mahatma Jyothiba Phule BC Overseas Vidya Nidhi” financial assistance scheme to pursue post-graduate studies abroad for the year 2016-17, according to the Commissioner of the Backward Classes’ Welfare Department. He said registration for January/February 2017 intake for the scheme has been extended from February 21 to 28. BC students whose family income is less than Rs 150,000 in rural areas and Rs 200,000 in urban areas per annum from all sources are eligible to avail the aid. The candidates should have secured 60% marks or equivalent grade in foundation degree in engineering/ management/pure sciences/agriculture sciences/medicine & nursing/social sciences/humanities. Detailed information and registration under the scheme are made available at http://www.telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in.