Saturday, 7 May 2016

AMBEDKAR OVERSEAS VIDYANIDHI Scheme for SC/ST students pursuing higher studies in Reputed Foreign Universities

'Ambedkar Overseas Vidyanidhi' scheme - Providing Financial Assistance of Rs.10 lakhs as non-payable Grant to SC/ST Students who are studying in FOREIGN UNIVERSITIES - Another First of Its Kind Scheme from Govt of AP:

      Ambedkar Overseas Vidyanidhi is one of the prestigious scheme of Andhra Pradesh as well as Telangana.The details of the scheme as below.

Objective of the scheme:

                                                       .  With a view to enable the benefit of higher education in foreign universities to meritorious SC/ST students thereby providing them an opportunity for better career prospects within country and abroad, the Govt. have introduced the scheme “ Ambedkar Overseas Vidya Nidhi” under the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan during 2013-14 vide G.O.Ms. No 54, Social Welfare (End.2) Dept, dt. 28.06.2013.

    SCHOLARSHIP/STIPEND PROVIDED TO THE SELECTED STUDENTS: 

·           Under this scheme selected SC/ST students will be sanctioned Rs.10.00 lakhs grant in two installments @ Rs. 5.00 lakhs each.
·           First installment of Rs. 5.00 lakhs on production of landing permits & I-94 i,e. immigration card through APePASS web portal.
·           Second installment on production of 1st semester results through APePASS web portal
·           Student can avail educational of loan Rs.5.00 lakhs from any Nationalized Bank at prevailing rates of interest.
·           Besides above, student will be sanctioned one way passage grant (economy class) and total visa fee on production of valid documents.

·             Countries eligible under this scheme:

            U.S.A, Canada, U.K, Singapore, Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Denmark, Russia, Philippines, Kazakistan and China to pursue job guaranteed courses like Medicine, Mechanical Engineering, Management courses, Advanced Nursing and Vocational courses.

               Courses eligible under this scheme:

a.   PG and PhD Courses in Engineering, Management, Purse Sciences, Agriculture Sciences / Medicine, Social Sciences and Humanities. PG Diploma Courses with 1 Year and 1 ½ Year.  CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CPM (Certified Portfolio Manager) courses in the US which are equivalent to Chartered Accountancy (CA)/Cost Accounting (CA) courses in India.  
b.   Students allowed to pursue MBBS in Phillippines, Kazakhstan and China only.

·        Change of Course: 

        The selected candidates are permitted to change the course of study/Research for which the Scholarship has been initially granted on case by case.  

Eligibility:

·             Student who got 60% marks or equivalent grade in foundation Degree in Engineering / Management / Pure Sciences / Agriculture Sciences / Medicine & Nursing / Social Sciences / Humanities are eligible for PG and Ph.D courses.
·           In respect of SC Students 55% of Marks are eligible for  admission of PG Courses in Medicine only. 

HOW TO APPLY/Apply through AP EPASS/TS EPASS:

·           The Students who are interested to study in Abroad should apply in APePASS/TS EPASS Web Portal and the service opened in all the days to convenience of the students for registration.
·           While registration, the student should have valid TOEFL/IELTS & GRE/GMT and should obtain admission in an accredited Foreign University and also should have valid pass port. 

 Selection Board:

·           After registration, the students will be selected by the State Level Screening Committee consisting the following members duly conducting interviews:
Principal Secretary, Social Welfare                        -  Chairman
Secretary, AP State Council for Higher Edn. -  Member
Vice – Chancellor, JNTU                                         -  Member
Commissioner, Technical Education                       -  Member
Commissioner, Social Welfare                                - Convenor. 

Commitment of Government:

·           In order to facilitate the more number of students to pursue higher studies in Abroad, during the year 2014-15
o   The Govt. have extended the countries from 5 to 10 vide G.O.Ms.No.77, SW (Edn.2) Dept., dt.06.12.2014.
o   Further, the Govt., have enhanced the annual income ceiling from Rs.2.00 Lakhs to Rs.6.00 Lakhs.
o   The Govt., have also reduced the minimum percentage of marks for admission of PG Courses in Medicine from 60% to 55% for Scheduled Caste Students only, vide G.O.Ms.No.29, SW (Edn.2) Dept., dated 19.05.2015.

DETAILS OF SC STUDENTS SELECTED BY STATE LEVEL SCREENING COMMITTEES:

 

·           So far, (13) State Level Screening Committees have been conducted and in which, (128) SC Students have been selected under this scheme and year wise details are shown below:
Sl. No.
Year
No. of Students selected
1
2013-14
16
2
2014-15
32
3
2015-16
(as on the date)
80

Total
128



·        District Wise SC students selected by the SLSCs  as on the date are shown below:


Sl.
No.
Name of the
District
No. of
Students
Registered
No. of
Students
approved


1
Anantapur
6
5

2
Chittoor
10
8

3
East Godavari
13
9

4
Guntur
47
34

5
Kadapa
8
5

6
Krishna
23
18

7
Kurnool
13
9

8
Nellore
7
7

9
Prakasam
24
20

10
Srikakulam
0
0

11
Visakhapatnam
8
4

12
Vizianagaram
1
1

13
West Godavari
8
8


Total
168
128


 Final Word to Students:

Finally the students of AP and Telangana are requested to utilize the scheme be settled well in your career.

                          All The Very Best 
                             ........EPASSSCHOLARSHIPS.COM


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28 comments:

  1. only degree students are allow to this scheme

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    1. Students with Intermediate pass are also eligible for the admission into MBBS course in three countries China,Philippines and Khazakistan

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  2. The post contain useful information. Thank you for sharing this great post. It is god to see this post. The information that is provided good for the student.

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  4. Iam completed m.c.a and I wanted to do m.s .can I apply for this

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    1. pg completed students are not eligible for this scheme.However apply for it,attend for interview and try to convince the committee.All the best

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    2. can you please tell me is it same for telangana

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    3. can you please tell me is it same for telangana

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  5. I am applying for Spring 2017...................Could you please tell me when should i start?

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    1. ap epass site is open throughout the year for registration for the AMBEDKAR OVERSEAS VIDYANIDHI SCHEME . But it is better to apply in january/february 2017

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  6. I am applying for Spring 2017...................Could you please tell me when should i start?

    Can i apply on august or on january?

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  7. i am a student form Maharashtra can i apply for this scholarship

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  8. i am a student form Maharashtra can i apply for this scholarship

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  9. Provide Contact Number for clarifying the doubts; In permenant address at State field facing problem to select Telangana

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  10. Hello Sir, I did my masters in IIT Kanpur. I would like to do a 1 year specialization course abroad. I am trying to find a contact numbers or a mail id to send my queries but I couldn't find at all. Could you kindly give me the contact details for this scheme as I have many queries for my eligibility under this scheme. Thanks for your help in advance.

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  11. I'm doing mba here.and this is my first year.JUst now i have join..so i
    can eligible for this.....

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  13. hi this is praveen i want to study my M.S in U.S.I planning to go for 2017 fall,for getting ambedkar oversease vidyanidhi scholarship in which month i have to apply can you please tell me the opening and closing dates

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  14. hi this is praveen i want to study my M.S in U.S.I planning to go for 2017 fall,for getting ambedkar oversease vidyanidhi scholarship in which month i have to apply can you please tell me the opening and closing dates

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  17. I have completed my degree in 2013 now I am planning to go to Australia for MBA in February, am I eligible for the scholarship. If yes when I can apply.

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  18. 8 th class apply the scholarship

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  19. i have not yet recieved my i20 but i have already applied for fall 2017?will the deadlines for fall 17 be in jan-feb?

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  21. Sir,I have seen that the committee members will do the interview. That means interview to test subject knowledge or to verify the documents which we are going to provide? Please answer this question... Thanks

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