DEEN DAYAL SPARSH YOJANA Scholarship for Philately 2022-23

DEEN DAYAL SPARSH YOJANA Scholarship for Philately 2022-23 - How to Apply  School Education – Philately scholarship Scheme “ Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana” for the year 2022 – 23 – Certain Instructions - Issued – Regarding. This Scholarship is also known as DDSY Scholarship for 2022-23. This Scholarship is sponsored by Department of Posts, Govt of India. Details of the DEEN DAYAL SPARSH YOJANA Scholarship 2022-23, Eligibility Criteria, How to APPLY for Deen Dayal Sparsh Scholarship explained below.

DEEN DAYAL SPARSH YOJANA Scholarship for Philately 2022-23 - How to Apply


Department of Posts has launched a philately scholarship scheme Deen Daval SPARSH Yojana (Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby) on 03.11.2017 for generating interest regarding Philately amongst students. 


Department of Posts, Government of India has launched a philately scholarship scheme "Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana". This scholarship scheme is intended for the promotion of aptitude and research in stamps as a hobby in students. Under this scheme students of classes VI to IX who have good academic record and pursuing philately as a hobby will be awarded scholarship of Rs.6000/- per annum based on the marks scored in the philately project.

Application form issued by postal department inviting applications from the students of class VI to IX. The last date for the submission of application is 26.08.2022, and also requested to circulate the Scholarship scheme and the notification among all the schools in the state so as to enable the eligible students to apply for the scholarship.

Philately scholarship scheme "Deen Dayal SPARSHYojana" for the year 2022-23

Department of Posts, Government of India has launched a philately scholarship scheme "Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana", This scholarship scheme is intended for the promotion of aptitude and research in stamps as a hobby in students.

Eligibility for Deen Dayal Sparsh Yojana Scholarship 2022-23

Under this scheme students of class VI to IX who have good academic record and pursuing philately as a hobby will be awarded scholarship of Rs.6000/- per annum based on the marks scored in the philately project

  • Students Studying Classes 6th to 9th Classes are Eligible.
  • Candidate must be a student (class VI to IX) of a recognized School within India.
  • Concerned School should have a Philately Club and the candidate should be a member of the Club.
  • In case the School Philately Club hasn't been established a student having his own Philately Deposit Account may also be considered.
  • A candidate must have good academic record. At the time of selection for award of scholarship the candidate must have scored at least 60% marks or equivalent grade/ grade point in the recent final examination in 2021 (i,e V, VI, VII & VIII final exams for students studying in VI, VII, VIII & IX respectively), copies of progress report/marks card/certificate from the school authorities should be enclosed along with the application. There will be 5% relaxation for SC/ST.
  • Requirement of having a Philately Account/Membership of the School Philately Club would be with respect to the Date of Application and the student applying would have to mention the same in his/her application form as mandatory.

 Deen Dayal Sparsh Yojana Scholarship Amount

  • Scholarship Amount: Rs 6000 per annum

Students of class VI to IX having good academic record and pursuing philately as a hobby will be awarded scholarship on the basis of Philately Quiz & Philately Project to be conducted by Circle offices. The amount of Scholarship per awardee is to be Rs.6000/- per annum @ Rs.500/- per month. 

The amount of Scholarship is to be Rs. 6000/- per annum @ Rs. 500/- per month for a selected candidate. Top 40 students selected in level 2 (10 students maximum from each of the VI, VII, VIII & IX Class)will be awarded scholarships.

It is therefore requested to cause circulation of the Scholarship scheme and the notification among all the schools in the state so as to enable the eligible students to apply for the scholarship.

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana Scholarship Selection Procedure

Selection Process:
The Selection Process will be consisting of two levels (level 1- Philately Written Quiz & level- 2- Philately Project).

  • i. Level l: A Philately Written Quiz at Regional level will be conducted on 2Sth September, 2022 by postal authorities in their respective Regions which would act as a Screening Test for the second level. The last date for submission of the application is 26th August, 2022. The philatelic written quiz consists of SO multiple choice questions. Each question will be of one mark with no negative marking. Time duration for the written quiz test will be One Hour. Department of posts reserves the right to change the dates at a later stage.
  • II. level 2: Philately Project: Students selected in the written Quiz will have to submit a Philately Project for final selection within Fifteen days after the announcement of written test results. There will be no weightage of the marks secured in Philately Quiz in the final evaluation and the final selection would be decided solely on the basis of the marks secured in Philately Project. The results of the selected candidates of the quiz Iwill be announced through our website www.indiapost.gov.in for detailing them on the list of Philately Project Topics & broad guidelines to be followed for preparation of their project. The candidates selected in Philately Written Quiz can submit their project on anyone of the topic from the given list by the Department of Posts within 15 days. The projects should be addressed to AOPS(Philately),% CPMG,A.P Circle, Krishnalanka, Vijayawada- 520013.

Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana Scholarship Selection -Syllabus

Philately Written Quiz: Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) quiz consisting of (Fifty) questions from following subject: Current Affairs, History, Science, Sports, Culture, Gepgraptw and Philately (local & national).

Philately Project: The project should not be of more than 4 to 5 pages. While preparing the project, Students may use not more than 16 stamps and not more than 500 words. Detailed guidelines regarding the Project & sample project template will be issued after the annou cement of Philately written quiz to the selected candidates.

Disbursement of Scholarship:

The scholarship will be transferred in the joint account (with parents) of awardees in India Post Payment Bank or Post Office Savings Bank in a branch, which has core banking facility.

Philately Scholarship General Conditions:

  • i.An awardee is eligible for the scholarship provided he/she maintains good conduct and continues his/her studies as a regular student.
  • ii. Scholarship may be revoked at any point of time by the competent authority on finding any irregularities in the eligibility criteria.
  • iii.A student must continue to have a Philately Deposit Account during the scholarship period.
  • iv.Student selected in previous DDSY scheme, has to apply afresh. The Philately Deposit Account opened by them earlier should be live without a break.

DEEN DAYAL SPARSH YOJANA Scholarship for Philately 2022-23 Application Procedure:

Interested candidates may submit the application addressed to the concerned Postmaster General Vijayawada/Visakhapatnam/Kurnool with postage of Philately Stamps through Speed Post in prescribed form on or before 26m August, 2022 (see the list below as Annexure). Proof/Certificate in fulfilling the eligibility condition prescribed in para 1 above should be enclosed along with the application. Applications received through courier will not be accepted.

8. Please visit www.indiapost.gov.in and from time to time and keep updated about the scheme, eligibility etc. Department reserves the right to change the dates/modify the scheme/eligibility criteria. The decision of Chief PMG, A.P Circle, Vijayawada is final.


DEEN DAYAL SPARSH YOJANA Scholarship for Philately 2022-23 APPLICATION 

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