Jharkhand government, guided by the benevolent spirit of inclusive development i.e. sabka sath, sabka vikas felt the need of ameliorating the economic or financial bottlenecks in pursuit of higher education by the students of Jharkhand. To attract meritorious and needy students of Jharkhand towards HEIs of national importance and excellence for higher studies in technical, medical, legal, management courses as well devote productive time in quality research and scholarly pursuit, a new scholarship program, Chief Minister Fellowship Yojna(CMFY) is being introduced now.

Under this CMFY scheme, Jharkhand domiciled students pursuing professional courses (B.Tech/B.E/MBBS/ Dental, Integrated MBA, Integrated LLB ) can avail this fellowship on their enrolment in above Top 163 institutions of the nation.

Student who stand at apex or get outstanding position in PhD entrance exam of State Universities of Jharkhand including private universities shall be given a fellowship of Rs 15000 per month for a maximum period of 3 years subject to their satisfactory progress at the end of the year.

In addition to the above two assistances, Students selected to present their Research Work in Top 100 Global universities shall be provided Rs 1 Lakh or required amount for travel abroad once in life.

Students need to apply online on official portal of Jharkhand Government. CMFY would ensure that financial hardship or poor economic background does not hinder a student’s longing for higher education

Scholarship Category-

Scholarship scheme is divided into two major categories. Students need to select the relevant category based on their class/course in which they are studying. These categories are detailed below.

  1. Technical /Professional Level Scholarship –

    This scholarship scheme is for the students studying in top hundred colleges across India such as IITs and IIMs. This scholarship scheme is for the student doing Technical and Professional courses Graduation or Post Graduation Level.

  2. Research Scholarship –

    This scholarship scheme is for the students studying in universities across Jharkhand. This scholarship scheme is for the students who excelled or stand at apex in PhD entrance exam of Jharkhand State University.


Student must have domicile in Jharkhand

Parents who are not income tax payee

Student must not be availing any other scholarship in the current financial year




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