Assam HS Scooty Scheme 2022 - Eligibility, Merit List, Apply Online

The Assam government has introduced the 'Pragyan Bharti' scheme to provide scooters to female students who pass the higher secondary (HS) exam with first division marks. The scheme aims to encourage girls to continue higher education and reduce the dropout rate.

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had announced that scooties would be awarded to students securing first class in the HS exam. The number of scooty awards would depend on the budget allocation for the scheme.

This provision was declared by the state Finance Minister during the 2022-23 budget session under the Pragyan Bharti program. The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) declared the HS results on June 27, 2022. The overall pass percentage was 87.64%.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, the applicant must:

  • Be a female student
  • Have passed the HS exam in first division (above 60% marks)
  • Have studied in a school located in Assam

Application Process

Eligible students can apply online by visiting the AHSEC website. The application requires details like:

  • Name
  • Application number
  • Roll number
  • Exam details
  • Date of birth
  • Photo
  • Signature

Applicants also need to submit documents for verification:

  • Voter ID
  • Photo
  • HS exam marksheet
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • TC and migration certificate

Scooty Allotment Basis

Scooties will be allotted to eligible applicants based on cut-off marks considering the scheme's budget. In 2022, the student securing the highest marks in Science stream was Drithiraj Bastau Kalitha with 491/500. The Arts and Commerce section toppers scored 487/500.

Category Topper Marks
Science 491/500
Commerce 482/500
Arts 487/500

The cut-off will be set accordingly based on application numbers and the allotted budget.

Scooty Distribution

Students who are selected in the HS scooty merit list have to download the allotment letter from the AHSEC website. They can then collect the scooty documents from the designated distribution centers.

The eligible candidates get several additional benefits under the scheme apart from the scooty. This includes a fee waiver for higher studies, free textbooks and uniforms, etc.

Note that the selected girl students cannot sell the awarded scooty for minimum 3 years from allotment.

HS Scooty Merit List 2022

The AHSEC releases district-wise HS scooty merit lists online on their portal. Students have to visit the website and check their selection status using their exam details.

To check, applicants need to:

  1. Go to www.ahsec.assam.gov.in
  2. Find the merit list link on the homepage
  3. Enter roll number and DOB
  4. View selection status
  5. Download merit list if selected

Conclusion:

The Assam scooty scheme aims to promote girls' education by incentivizing meritorious girl students with free two-wheelers. Introduced under Pragyan Bharti, eligible HS exam pass-outs can submit applications online and check if they are selected in the district-wise merit list published on the AHSEC portal.

FAQ:

Q1: Who is eligible for the HS scooty scheme? A1: Girl students passing the HS exam in first division from Assam schools can apply. Q2: What is the application process? A2: Eligible students have to fill an online form on www.ahsec.assam.gov.in with required details and documents. Q3: How are scooties allotted? A3: Based on cut-off marks determined as per application volume and scheme budget. Q4: How can I check my selection status? A4: Visit the AHSEC portal, enter exam details and download the district merit list for your name. Q5: Can I resell my awarded scooty? A5: No, selected students cannot sell the scooty for minimum 3 years from allotment. Q6: What are the other benefits under this scheme? A6: Apart from scooty, students get a fee waiver, free uniforms/textbooks, etc.
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