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MahaDBT Maharashtra e-Scholarship

The Government of Maharashtra is glad to announce its mahadbt scholarship 2018. Mahadbt Scholarship is an initiative of Government of Maharashtra and a social group. Under MahaDBT, Government provides scholarships to needy students both undergraduate  and postgraduates.  Application form for the Mahadbt Scholarship can obtained  directly  Online.

For many students, financial help is necessary to keep the study continue. Scholarships are the most acceptable form of financial support because we don’t need to repay. Finding a good scholarship is challenging task but doing some research is worth your time and efforts. It all looks difficult to you so we decided to shed some light on it and make it little easy for you.

If you are from Maharashtra and searching for Mahadbt scholarship then this is the right article for you. We have a good news for you that Maharashtra Govt. announced an e-Scholarship exclusively for Maharashtra students. Below is the basic knowledge about it-

  • Because it is govt based scholarship, reservation applies as well.  It is different for the different cast category Like SC, ST, NT, SBC & OBC.

Maharashtra is a state spanning west-central India, is best known for its fast-paced capital, Mumbai (formerly Bombay). This sprawling metropolis is the seat of the Bollywood film industry. It also has sites like the British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and cave temples at Elephanta Island. To the south is the rustic, beach-lined Konkan Coast. In the city of Pune, Aga Khan Palace is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.


First of all, I want to inform that scholarship website is changed after the latest update by Maharashtra government. is the new official portal for Mahadbt e-Scholarship 2017-2018. They also update the scholarship name from mahaeschol to Mahadbt.

Update: Maheschol.Maharashtra.Gov.In was the old website and it is no longer accepting new application forms for the scholarship. Now the official site is and don’t make any mistake.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MahaDBT Maharashtra e-Scholarship

This is one of the best e-Scholarship if you clear the criteria. In this article, we are going to provide details regarding Mahadbt eligibility criteria, required documents, and last date etc. We will try to answer your questions regarding Mahadbt Scholarship in the below comment section.


The scholarship is open to both undergraduates and post graduates students to study any course of their choice in Maharahtra state.


Scholarship is taken in Maharahtra state INDIA


This scholarship is open to Indians ONLY to take in Maharahtra state.


The applicants will receive a DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) Which means the scholarship fund will be directly transferred into your account.

MahaDBT Maharashtra e-Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

You need to fall under the mahadbt eligibility criteria decided by Government of Maharashtra. If you pass the criteria rules then don’t forget to apply because you will not get anything until you apply for it.

  1. Maharashtra Exclusive: The Mahadbt e-Scholarship eligibility criteria clearly states that this is strictly for Maharashtra born candidates OR you must have a permanent resident certificate from Maharashtra.
  2. You must be studying in Maharashtra.
  3. You must have completed your past study from Maharashtra only. Anyone who studied in any other state of India will not be eligible to apply Mahadbt e-scholarship.
  4. Senior Secondary result: You can apply only if you passed Senior Secondary exams with 60% or above percentage. It is must or you can’t apply.
  5. Cast Category: Only the following caste categories students are allowed to apply.
  • SC – Schedule Caste
  • ST – Schedule Tribes
  • VJNT – Vimukta Jat Nomadic Tribes
  • SBC – Special Backward Class
  • OBC – Other Backward Class

Documents Required to apply for Mahadbt e-Scholarship

You can apply online and with our guide, it is super easy to do so. You need some documents to prove your eligibility. Here is the list of documents required while applying online. It is important to scan your document before start applying to avoid any missing document problem.

  • Caste Certificate.
  • Income Certificate of Form 16.
  • Nivaas Praman Patra OR Residence Certificate of Maharashtra.
  • Keep all the mark-sheets of previously passed exams near as it needs some information as per market-sheets.
  • Non-Creamy Layer Certificate

How To Apply For Scholarship From MahaDBT?

Try to apply as soon as possible if you have not done yet. You can read about the last date of mahadbt scholarship apply. We have done all the research for you and make a step by step guide for applying Mahadbt e-scholarship. Follow the steps below-

Step 1: Open Portal

Visit the official portal of

Step 2: Click On New Registration

Click on the New Registration button on the right side. Or click here to open the registration page.

Step 3: Select Aadhaar Card As Registration Method

We will recommend choosing the Aadhaar card option because all of you already have Aadhaar card. Aadhaar card is already attached to Bank account, Your PAN card, and other documents so it helps the website to find the user details in govt database easily.

It is a simple 5 minutes process if you use your Aadhaar card to register on We are also going to provide the step by step process with screenshots.

So after step 2, click “Yes” and the “continue” in the window below.

Mahadbt maharashtragov e-scholarship

Step 4: Verify Aadhaar Number Using OTP

Select the options “1” and “2” indicated in below screenshots. You will get a box to fill Aadhaar card number after that.

mahadbt scholarship

Now fill your Aadhaar card and click on “Send OTP”. Simply verify the OTP which you will get on your registered Aadhaar mobile number.

After verifying OTP, You will get all your information (Like the name, father’s name etc.) on your screen and you don’t need to fill it again here. That’s why I insist to use the Aadhaar card while registering. Website pulled all the information from Govt database accurately.

Step 5: Create Username and Password

You just need to enter a username and password now which will allow you to login to Mahadbt portal next time. Use a moderately strong password and never use your name or predictable password.

Password must contain at least a small letter, a capital letter, one special character and a number. Otherwise portal will not accept it. The length of the password should be at least 8 characters.


Your registration process is complete

We suggested Aadhaar card process as it is super easy to register for Mahadbt Maharashtra E-Scholarship with it. If you face any problem, try to register for some time or next day. Also, try to update your browser or change the browser.

Step 5: Apply for Post or Pre Matric Scholarship of Maharashtra Via MahaDBT

Once you log in with the username and password, you can scroll to the Apply Schemes -> Category -> E-Scholarship. You will find all the Scholarships are listed there.

Now, this is your profile and dashboard and you can apply, check status directly from here. You can also check eligibility from Check Eligibility -> E-Scholarship.

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More Useful tips submitted by Users-

  1. Once you log in for the first time with your username and password, students will be asked to enter some more details like Your Scholarship Scheme, bank details, photo, Education details, Applicant details, User account management.
  2. Once you submit your online Scholarship, please wait for a while till the concerned authority verifies and approves your application for eligibility condition as per the information provided.
  3. Now your application is submitted and in case you want to track the status of your application, please log in with the credentials and track it.

So this was all about MahaDBT, Mahaeschol or DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) if you have any queries about this site do let us know through comment section. We will get back to you quickly!

Also, answer to the queries of other students, they are like you and me and seeking for help.

And, don’t forget to share this article with your friends on Social media like Facebook, Google+ & WhatsApp

Final Words

If you are already registered for MahaDBT then go login with UserName and Password. If you have not yet, then follow the procedure to get login details.

The biometric option is little hard to complete because in that you need to scan your thumb with the biometric machine. SO always try to go with Aadhar card option while applying for MahaDBT.

If you have any doubt regarding MahaDBT then we request you to post it below in comment section. We will try to answer as soon as possible.



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