CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme For Single Girl Child Apply By December 10


The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has started the application process for the scholarship scheme for the single girl child.


The objective of CBSE merit scholarship scheme is to provide scholarships to the meritorious Single Girl Students, who are the only child of their parents; and have passed the CBSE Class X Examination with 60% or more marks and are continuing their further school education of Class XI and XII. The scheme is aimed to recognize the efforts of the parents in promoting education among girls and to provide encouragement to meritorious students. As per the approval of the Competent Authority dated 23.07.2012, all children born together are Single Girl Child of their parents. 

Allocation of scholarship 

The number of scholarships for a particular year shall be variable and shall be awarded to all such “Single Girl Students” who have secured 60% or more marks in the CBSE Class X Examination in that year. 

Eligibility criteria 

The scholarship shall be given on the basis of merit list as stated in Para 2 above, from the result of CBSE Class X Examination. The eligibility criteria shall be as under:

 i) All Single Girl Students, who have secured 60% or more marks in CBSE Class X Examination and are studying Class XI & XII in School (affiliated with CBSE) whose tuition fee is not more than Rs. 1,500/- p.m. during the academic year, shall be considered for the purpose. In the next two years, the total enhancement in tuition fee in such schools shall not be more than 10% of the tuition fee charged. 

NOTE: NRI applicants of the Board are also eligible for the award. The tuition fee for the NRIs has been decided maximum of Rs. 6,000/- per month.

 ii) The scholarship shall be awarded to Indian Nationals only. 

iii) The student must continue her school studies in Class XI and XII in school as stated above in para 3(i).

iv) Candidates who have passed CBSE Class X Examination in 2019 will be considered. 

v) A Scholar under the scheme while availing scholarship can enjoy other concessions (s) given by the school in which she is studying other organization(s).

Duration of scholarship and its renewal 

i) The Scholarship awarded shall be renewed for a period of one year i.e. successful completion of class XI. Renewal shall also depend on promotion to the next class provided the scholar secures 50% or more marks in aggregate in the examination which determines her promotion to the next class. 

ii) The renewal/ continuation of the scholarship, in cases where a scholar gives up the chosen course of study before its completion or if she changes the school or course of study shall be subject to prior approval of the Board. Good conduct and regularity in attendance are required for continuance of scholarship. The decision of the Board shall be final and binding in all such matters. A Scholarship once cancelled shall not be renewed under any circumstances. 

5. Rate of Scholarships and mode of payment The rate of the scholarship shall be Rupees Five Hundred (Rs. 500/-) per month. A Scholarship awarded under the scheme shall be paid for a maximum period of two years. Payment will be made through ECS/NEFT. 

All the candidates who are eligible can now register on the board’s official website- The last date to register is till December 10, 2020.

Selection Procedure 

a) Student should have passed Class X Examination from the CBSE and secured 60% or more marks.

b) Pursuing Class XI & XII from CBSE affiliated Schools. 

c) Student(Girl) should be ONLY CHILD of their parents. 

d) Original Affidavit duly attested by the First Class Judicial Magistrate/ SDM/ Executive Magistrate/Notary as per prescribed format available on the Board’s website. (Photocopy of Affidavit will not be accepted). 

e) Undertaking should be attested by the School Principal from where the student is pursuing Class XI after passing Class X from the Board’s Examination. 

f) Tuition fee should not be more than Rs. 1,500/- per month in Class X and 10% enhancement for Class XI & XII.

 Jurisdiction of Courts/ Tribunals 

a) A Scholarship once cancelled shall not be renewed under any circumstances. 

b) The decision of the Chairperson of the Board shall be final and binding in all such matters. 

c) Any resultant dispute arising out of this scholarship scheme shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the court situated in Delhi/ New Delhi only. 



All conditions to be fulfilled by the Applicant 

(i) Should have received CBSE Single Girl Child Merit Scholarship last year. 

(ii) Should be a student of CBSE in class XI in the previous year and have scored 50% or more marks in Class XI and promoted to class XII. 

(iii) The tuition fees for Class X should not be more than Rs. 1,500/- per month during the Academic year. In the next 02 years, the total enhancement of tuition fee shall not be more than 10% of the tuition fee. 

Value of scholarship Rs. 500/- per month 

Bank Account Details Applicants should write their Bank Name, Account number, RTGS/NEFT/IFSC code (11 digits) alphanumeric & Bank address. 

Signature All the applications must be signed by the applicants. Unsigned applications will be rejected. 

Attestation All the applications must be certified along with the signature/ stamp of the Principal of the present school where the student is studying. In case applications are not attested the same will be rejected. 

Documents to be sent with the Application: 

❑ An attested copy of Mark sheet of Class XI/ 2019. 

❑ A copy of Aadhaar number, if any. It must be linked with the Bank Account of the candidate. ❑ A copy of Bank passbook/ cancelled cheque duly attested. Important:- 

❑ Incomplete application will be summarily rejected.

 ❑ No correspondence will be entertained in case of rejection, what so ever the reason(s) should be. 

❑ No Form will be entertained after the last date, what so ever the reason(s) should be. 

Where to send Application Forms with documents – The print out of online application form along with documents should be sent in an envelope superscribing “APPLICATION FOR CBSE MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FOR SGC X (RENEWAL-2018)” should be sent to the ASSISTANT SECRETARY (SCHOLARSHIP), CBSE, SHIKSHA KENDRA, 2 COMMUNITY CENTRE, PREET VIHAR, DELHI 110 092”. 

Note:- In case of any technical difficulty in online submission of Application form contact on email IDs 

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