MahaDBT Scholarship 2023-24: Welcome to the MahaDBT portal it is the Direct Benefit Transfer portal of the government of Maharashtra. MahaDBT portal was previously known as the Aaple Sarkar portal. This portal allows students from Maharashtra state to apply for different scholarship schemes online. Process of fresh student registration for academic year 2023-2024 is started from 11th October 2023 and continued till the declaration of deadline.

Recently Maharashtra Government launched new portal for mahadbt scholarship named Now students will not face any issues while filling their scholarship forms.

MahaDBT Login

To avail of benefits as per caste and category from the MahaDBT portal, every student must register on this portal and get a login ID and password.

What is MahaDBT?

Maha DBT – Online direct benefit transfer scheme to distribute scholarships for students studying in Maharashtra state by the government of Maharashtra. MahaDBT portal is also used for direct benefit transfer in MahadbtFarmer and Pension schemes.

Portal MahaDBT | Aaple Sarkar
Official Website
Department Maharashtra Government Departments
Scholarship provided Post-Matric Scholarships
Application Medium Online
Beneficiaries Reserved/General category students
Total Scholarships offered 45
Application starts from 11 October, 2023
Application ends on TBD


This portal is designed in such a way that every student gets benefited by sitting at home. For every academic year, students need to re-register so that no invalid transactions will be done.

Note: All scholarship schemes mentioned on the Maha DBT portal are only for post-metric students.

MahaDBT Scholarship Schemes List

Directorate of Technical Education

  • Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Shulkh Shishyavrutti Yojna(EBC)
  • Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Vastigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna(DTE)

OBC, SEBC, VJNT & SBC Welfare Department

  • Post Matric Scholarship to VJNT Students
  • Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to VJNT Students
  • Payment of Maintenance Allowance to VJNT and SBC Students Studying in Professional Courses and Living in Hostel Attached to Professional Colleges
  • Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship for students studying in 11th & 12th standard of VJNT & SBC category
  • Post Matric Scholarship to OBC and SBC Students
  • Tuition Fees and Examination Fees to OBC and SBC Students

Social Justice and Special Assistance Department

  • Government of India Post-Matric Scholarship
  • Post-Matric Tuition Fee and Examination Fee (Freeship)
  • Maintenance Allowance for student Studying in professional courses
  • Rajarshri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship
  • Post-Matric Scholarship for persons with disability

Tribal Development Department

  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme (Government Of India)
  • Tuition Fee & Exam Fee for Tribal Students ( Freeship)
  • Vocational Education Fee Reimbursement
  • Vocational Education Maintenance Allowance

Directorate of Medical Education and Research

  • Rajarshri Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Fee Reimbursement Scheme
  • Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Hostel Maintenance Allowance

Other Departments

  • Minority Development Department
  • Skill Development, Employment And Entrepreneurship Department
  • Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
  • Directorate of Art
  • MAFSU Nagpur
  • Department Of Agriculture
  • Department of Disability

Features of Maha DBT portal

Some of the features of MAHADBT portal are mentioned below :

Mahadbt portal is the great move by government of Maharashtra for providing scholarships to students. DBT is far better than traditional methods of scholarship disbursement.

  • Aaple Sarkar mahadbt portal is direct benefit transfer portal for students of Maharashtra. Maha Gov distribute all the benefits to student via DBT portal only.
  • Number of benefits depends on the applicant educational department. The amount of benefit depends upon caste, category, and yearly income.
  • Mahadbt portal is the only portal for distributing scholarships among the students in Maharashtra.
  • All the schemes are indexed as per cast and category so that it is easier to find them and apply asap.
  • Mahadbtmahait portal helps students to get benefit into their bank account very fast.
  • No need to visit nearest Setu Kendra or Tahsil Office while registering for post metric scholarships such as EBC, OBC, SBC, VJNT and Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Vastigruh Nirvah Bhatta Yojna.

Documents required for MahaDBT Scholarship

It is impossible to redeem a scholarship without uploading the required documents. All the documents required are listed below:

  • Aadhar Card
  • School/College Leaving Certificate
  • Cap allotment letter
  • College fee receipt
  • Marksheet of SSC (10th std)
  • Marksheet of HSC (12th)
  • Previous Year Marksheet
  • All semester Marksheets
  • Caste Certificate
  • Income Certificate of current financial year (from Tehsildar)
  • Bank Passbook
  • Self Declaration
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Rashan Card
  • Hostel Certificate (If Required)
  • Gap Certificate (If Required)
  • Handicap Certificate (If Required)

Note : Some extra documents may be required as per your caste or scholarship type.

Maha DBT Registration Process

To apply for any new scholarship scheme from Apale sarkar MahaDBT, it is necessary to create a new account on Mahadbtmahait portal, that is to do MahaDBT Registration.

Mahadbt registration is nothing but creating new scholarship profile account. You just need to Enter you basic details and create one username and password.

Read More: MahaDBT Scholarship Profile Registration

Mahadbt Login

For Mahadbt login First of all you need to register on mahadbt portal before trying to apply for any scholarships listed on scholarship portal.

After completing registration you are now able to login to mahadbt. For logging in to mahadbt you must have your registered username and password with you.

Click on Login button and enter your username and password and then click on submit button that’s it, now you will get the message that “You have successfully logged into mahadbt”.

Nowadays many of the students facing issues related to mahadbt login page. Most of the students lost their login id and password and others having issue of mahadbt website not working. If you have lost your username and password then don’t worry just follow the steps given below to recover username or password.

If you don’t have a username or password with you or you have forgotten that then don’t worry just follow next steps :

Case 1. Forgot Username:

  1. If you have forgotten your username simply click forgot username button in red colour.
  2. Then enter your full name as entered while registering.
  3. In next field enter your registered mobile number and date of birth.
  4. Click on Get Username button.
  5. Now you will receive a new username on your registered Mobile number through SMS.

Case 2. Forgot Password:

  1. If you have forgotten your password simply click forgot password button.
  2. Then enter your registered username and click on get OTP.
  3. Now you will recieve one OTP on registered Email or Mobile, enter OTP.
  4. Create new password and click on set password option.

Read More: How to Verify AADHAR Number Linked to Mobile Number

What Is Mahadbt Scholarship Registration last date?

As the Mahadbt portal is for helping students they do extend registration deadlines month by month. Mahadbt also wants to provide benefits to all eligible students that’s why they extend deadlines. But as it works on an academic year-wise basis Mahadbt gives deadlines up to the current academic year only.

As it is government scheme you must follow deadlines to avoid any losses. We request you all to complete your registrations within last date of registration.

For academic year 2023-24 registration process has been started from 11 October, 2023 and probably the last date of registration will be 31st January 2024.

As the registration deadline is not yet officially announced by mahadbt you may wait for registration if any of your documents are not ready. But again we suggest you to visit our notice board located at top of right sidebar for date related updates.

Mahadbt Website Not Working?

Many of the students are trying to open MahaDBT official website but nowdays mahadbt website is not working properly. So if you are also facing same issues about website then please read this complete guide so that you can easily access mahadbt official website.

mahadbt site not working

This problem (shown in the above image) are mainly caused due to two reasons:

  • Invalid SSL Certificate (2nd Problem as per above image)
  • DNS Configuration issues (1st Problem as per above image)

To fix problems, we have provided a solution to one of these problems. Please read the complete guide provided in this post; after that, your problem will be 100% solved.


What is Mahadbt Aaple Sarkar portal?

MahaDBT or Apale Sarkar Portal is the official website of the Government of Maharashtra where information regarding various schemes is provided for all the citizens of Maharashtra.
One of these schemes is Scholarship Scheme which is for post-metric students.

What is Declaration Form and how to download it?

A declaration form is a form of undertaking. It is also known as self declaration or Mahadbt Undertaking form. Main purpose of this form is to ensure that no more than 2 beneficiaries take benefit from same family. For download this form and knowing more about what is Declaration form please visit your college, they will provide you a form.

what is mahadbt last date 2023-24

The last date for year 2023-24 for MahaDBT registration might be 31st January 2024.

What is mahadbt scholarship registration start date?

The registration process for academic 2023-24 has been started from 11th of October, 2023.