Assam govt. has waived admission fees for students taking admission up to Post Graduate (PG) level whose parental income is less than Rs. 2 lakh p.a.
Benefits to the citizens
The Fee Waiver Scheme in Assam has benefited around 1.38 lakh students in FY 2016-17. The central government has reimbursed nearly Rs. 44 crore to the colleges to make up for monetary loss on account of the fee waiver scheme.
•Students whose parental annual income is less than Rs. 2.00 Lakh from all sources will be eligible to avail this scheme.
If either of the parent (mother or father) of the student is working in the State Govt. / Central Govt. / Semi Govt. State or Central Govt. Undertakings, such students shall not be eligible under this scheme.
Scheme is only for regular students having minimum 75% of attendance in classes with no back paper in previous examination.
How to apply
At the time of admission to the colleges. Students will need:
An Income Certificate from the Local Revenue Circle Officer only.
A declaration from the students that neither of the parent (father or mother) of the student is an employee of State / Central Govt. Department or its undertaking.
Whom to contact (implementation agency at the state/district level)