Education Department Govt. of Pondicherry awards these scholarships to the candidates who are Indian citizens and residents of Union Territory of Pondicherry. The scholarship is awarded to meritorious students with 60% marks and above in the aggregate in the qualifying examination in the first attempt whose parental income does not exceed Rs.25, 000 per annum. Value of scholarship is Rs.120 per month for day-scholars and Rs.300 per month for hostlers. There is no income ceiling for P.G. students.