Scholarship Exams After 10th Class for Higher Studies

Last Updated on February 19, 2019

Scholarship Exams After 10th

Bighelp National Merit Scholarship:

This exam aims to improve the meritorious students, especially the ones that have attended their 10th grade in any Government public school to pursue higher education. If you have studied in a government school, as mentioned, and do have the following eligibility, then you can apply for the same.

1)    A minimum aggregate CGPA of 9.8% or more. Alternatively, 98% or more in class 10 exam.

2)    Income of family is less than 1,00,000 rupees

Note: the application for this exam opens during the month of May every year.

Scholarships To The Disabled Students, Gujarat:

This scheme is introduced by the government of Gujarat with a motive to educate the disabled children belonging to the economically weaker families. The system works by helping those students financially to buy study material; this logically will help in reducing the expenditure of the family.

If you have the following eligibilities, then you can apply for the same.

1)    Minimum of 40% disability

2)    An aggregate of 40% in the last attempted exam

3)    Your family income should not be more than 50,000 rupees

4)    You must hold a disability identity card

Note: Every year, the application will be opened at the beginning of every academic year and is available for free of cost. You can obtain this from the District Social Security Officer. You should submit this form to your school along with your disability identity card, income certificate, and mark sheet.

Nationwide education and scholarship test:

Nationwide education and scholarship test, popularly known as NEST Junior, is a test conducted for students of class 9 to class 12. If you are passing out from grade 10, you can apply for both NEST Junior 1 and NEST Junior 2. Once you complete this exam successfully, you will be rewarded up to 50,000 rupees. You can register for this exam via online. Interestingly, you will be allowed access for sample question papers from the official website to prepare accordingly for the test.

National Scholarship Exam:

Conducted by National Institute of Certified Education (NICE), the main motive behind this test is to help students like you identify your strengths as well as weaknesses through a self-assessment test; the test includes testing your knowledge of maths, science, English and General Knowledge. If you rank in the first or second or third position, you will be awarded accordingly, and if you list between 4 and 100, you will receive a consolation prize. If your board of education is either CBSE or ICSE or SSC, then you can apply for an online or offline test by paying a fee of rupees 350 through demand draft.

Nishkam Scholarship Program:

If you are studying class 10 in any of the government-aided schools of Delhi and Shahabad, then you can apply through your school; make sure to check that your school is listed under Nishkam. After registering, you’ll be asked to write a test, as well as, give an interview to secure the scholarship. The scholarship money ranging from 12,000 rupees to 24,000 rupees, from Relief Committee of Greater New York will help you in the higher studies.

Post-matric Scholarship:

Governed by the union territory, or respective state administration, the primary motive behind this scheme is to provide scholarships for deserving students especially to those belonging to economically weaker parts of the society. To acquire this scholarship, you are supposed to clear your class X board exam successfully. If you are selected, you will get an allowance for maintenance, for books and for pursuing distance courses. Also, you’ll get an additional allowance if you belong to the category of disabled students.

Saraswati Academy Scholarship:

Popularly known as the SAST, this scheme is made especially for those in class 10; you can write this test after completing your class 10 board exam. Based on your performance in the test, your scholarship amount varies from 30% to 100% of your tuition fee. In case you are not able to secure a rank in SAST, you can avail such scholarship by uploading the proof that you have attended your board exam and the application form, before the declaration of board exam results; this will help you get a scholarship of almost 15,000 rupees.

In addition to the test mentioned above, there is another scholarship program offered by the Saraswati Academy Scholarship; this test is a good option if you belong to the science-maths group. In this test, you will be required to score a 95% aggregate in class 10 board exam to get 100% scholarship amount in your tuition fee. In case you need a 60% scholarship in your tuition fee then you will be required to score between 90% and 95%

NCERT Scholarship:

If you are studying in class 10, then this test is an excellent choice as the primary motive of the test is to provide financial support to talented students to pursue higher studies. The test is conducted in two stages; the first stage is administered by the Department of State Education Research and Training at the State Level while the second stage is held by the National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT).

CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child:

If you are a single girl child in your family, then this test is an excellent choice; the following are the eligibilities to apply for the test.

1) Only girl child

2)    Minimum aggregate of 60% or 6.2 CGPA in your class 10 examination

3)    If you are in class XI or class XII currently, then the school must be affiliated to CBSE

4)    Your tuition fee is maximum of 1500 rupees per month in class 10; 10% more if you are in grade 11 or 12 currently.

Required details: Roll number, certificate number printed on the Class X mark sheet.

Note: After completion of every year, it is important to renew your scholarship.


There are numerous options available for scholarship, and all you have to do is to find the right one based on your requirement, qualification, and so on.

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