UP Scholarship - Complete details

by Ankita Sabharwal

This article throws light on UP Scholarship, and we will discuss scholarships which are offered by Uttar Pradesh Government for the welfare of students. In order to promote education among the students and provide financial assistance, Uttar Pradesh Government offers various scholarships to ensure that the needy and eligible candidates can continue with their studies.

Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of India with a population of more than 200 million and thus has a considerable population of students enrolled in various institutes at Pre-Matric (Class 1-10) as well as Post-Matric (Class 11, 12, UG, PG, Doctoral). In the academic year, 2013-14 more than 372 Lakh students were benefited from the UP scholarship which accounted to 2393 Crore rupees.

UP Scholarship are administered and distributed with the help of Institutes located within the State and even outside the state (in the case of post matric scholarship). For the effective administration and streamlining the application process and various other activities involved till the disbursement of UP Scholarship, Government of Uttar Pradesh has developed UP Scholarship & Fee Reimbursement Online System.

List of UP Scholarships

This article will provide the information related to:

  • List of UP Scholarships provided by UP State Government
    • Pre-Matric Scholarship
    • Post-Matric Scholarship
    • UPTU Scholarships
    • UP NTSE Scholarship
    • UP RMO
    • UPSTSE
  • Details about UP scholarship
    • Eligibility of candidate/ Eligible Institutes
    • Amount of Scholarship
    • Application process
    • Renewal of UP Scholarship
    • Schedule
  • Figures related to the UP Scholarship

For the year 2016, the Last Date to apply for Pre-Matric Scholarship is August 31, 2016, For Post Matric Scholarship for Class 11-12, fresh applications are being accepted until August 31, 2016, and other than Post Matric Scholarship other than Class 11 and 12threelast date to apply is September 30, 2016.

So now we begin our exploration of UP Scholarships with the following scholarships offered by the state government.

UP Pre-Matric Scholarship

Pre-Matric Scholarships are offered to the students who are presently studying at the school level and are in need of financial assistance because of poor financial conditions.

  • Eligibility: The students should be enrolled in class 1 – 10 in a Government school or a school recognised by Govt. or by a Central/State Board of Secondary Education.
  • Annual Family Income Limit: The criteria of parental income are different for different categories, the details are as follows

    Student Category

    Maximum Annual Income


     Rs. 30,000


     Rs. 30,000


     Rs. 30,000


     Rs. 1,00,000


    Rs. 19,884 for Rural & Rs. 25,546 for Urban

The rate of Scholarship: The eligible candidates selected many the academic merit, and annual family income are given the scholarship as per the following rates:


Monthly Scholarship amount

Annual Scholarship Amount


 Rs. 25  Rs. 300


 Rs. 40  Rs. 480


 Rs. 60  Rs. 720


Application Process: The application for the scholarship will be made offline for the students of class 1-8 while for students of class 9-10 the applications will be accepted online using the portal for UP Scholarship.

Renewal of Scholarship: The students who want to apply for the renewal of the scholarship are required to fill the online application using the registration number assigned to them while registering for the scholarship.

Schedule of Renewal/Application: The schedule for making online application for Fresh/Renewal of Pre-Matric UP Scholarship is:



For Fresh Applications

For Renewal

Application Begins

July 1, 2016


Last date to apply

August 31, 2016


The last date for making correction in Scholarship Application Form

October 16 to October 25, 2016

25 May 2015

The last in 7 days of filling the form, latest by 7 September 2016

 within 7 days of filling the form, latest by June 01, 2015


Transfer of Benefit

By 10 December 2016

15 August 2015


UP Scholarship Contact Details

Note: In case the student doesn’t receive the UP scholarship then they should contact:

Mr M.P.Singh
0522-2288861/ 18001036048


UP Post Matric Scholarship

Post Matric Scholarship is offered to the students of class 11, 12, UG, PG & Doctoral level course to ensure that they can achieve what they aspire for and can bring glory to the state. They will receive the scholarship even if their institution is located outside Uttar Pradesh.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the Post Matric UP Scholarship, the student should be:

  • Eligible Courses: UP government has classified all the eligible 575 courses into four groups. The student should be enrolled in any of the courses in Institutes registered with Online Master Database. 
  • Registered Institutions: The students from a particular institution will get the benefit of scholarship scheme only after their college/institution is registered with the Online Master Database. To get registered with the Master Database, the Colleges/Institutions are required to make a written application. 
  • Annual Family Income: The annual family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs. 2,00,000 for all categories including SC, ST, OBC, Minority & General.
  • The rate of Scholarship: The Candidates found eligible will be given the scholarship on the basis of their status, i.e.,.whethertheyarehostlers or day scholars. The detailed information is


    Monthly Scholarship

    Day scholars


    Group 1

     Rs. 550  Rs. 1200

    Group 2

     Rs. 530  Rs. 820

    Group 3

     Rs. 300 Rs. 570 

    Group 4

     Rs. 230 Rs. 380 

Application Process: The candidates are required to make online applications for the scholarship after making sure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria and are enrolled in course & college listed eligible for UP Scholarship.

  • The students are required to go to the official website of UP Scholarship and fill the application form.
  • Once the online form submission is done, they are supposed to take a printout of the completed application form and deposit it to the concern authorities in their college/institution along with required documents.
  • The college/institution will do online verification of the forms and forward them to the concern authorities.

UP Post Matric Scholarship Important Dates

The schedule for fresh applications is as follow



For Class 11, 12 Fresh Application

Other than 11 and 12

Application Begins

July 1, 2016

Last date to apply

August 31, 2016

September 30, 2016

The last date to submit hard copy of the form in the institution

Within 7 days of filling the form

Application Form Correction

November 1, 2016 - November 10, 2016

The last date to submit hard copy of the corrected application form in the institution

within 3 days of filling the form, latest by November 13, 2016

Transfer of Benefit

December 31, 2016


Renewal Process: To renew the scholarship the students are required to login to their accounts on the UP Scholarship portal using their previously given registration number and complete the formalities of renewal.

  • The renewal form is a little bit different from that of fresh applications, the schedule for renewal is: 


For Renewal Applications

Last date to apply

July 31, 2015

Last date for making correction

August 10, 2015

The last date to submit hard copy of the form to the institution

within seven days of filling the form, last by August 17, 2015

Transfer of Benefit

October 30, 2015

The students of class11, 12 & students enrolled in group 4 courses are required to follow the schedule of Pre Metric Scholarship.In case the student doesn’t receive the scholarship then they should contact:

Mr. M.P.Singh
0522-2288861/ 18001036048


UPTU Scholarship

Uttar Pradesh Technical University is a State University established and administered by Government of Uttar Pradesh. UPTU offers a number of schemes for the benefit of students. A few of them are Talent Incentive Scheme, Scholarships to First Two Branch Toppers, Rank Holders of UPTU Entrance Exam and Incentives to Rank Holders in All India Level Competitions like GATE/GRE/UPSC/IAS/IES/GMAT/Advance GRE. Details about UPTU Scholarships and Incentives scheme can be found on UPTU Scholarship Page

UP Scholarship Beneficiaries and Statistics


Pre Matric Scholarship (Values in lakhs)

Post Matric Scholarship (Values in lakhs)

Number of Applicants

Scholarship granted

Number of Applicants

Scholarship granted


 158.99 58905.26  15.04  35902.47 


 99.9 42840.08  10.81   40711.5


 1.74  702.41  0.06 246.28 


 40.91 15060.94   2.23 5959.77


 36.24 13777.81   6.64  25276.12


 337.78  131286.48  34.78 108096.14 


UP Scholarship Statistics 2015-16

Session 2015-16

Total Colleges


Form Filled

Forwarded by College

Post- Matric (11-12)





Post Matric (Institute)





Pre Matric (9-10)






UP NTSE - National Talent Search Exam

UP NTSE is conducted every year for the students of class 10 for the students of Uttar Pradesh. UP NTSE will also be conducted in two stages, that is stage 1 & stage 2. UP NTSE 2016 Stage 1 will be conducted by SCERT Uttar Pradesh on November 6, 2016. The students who qualify the Stage 1 will enter Stage 2. Stage 2 exam will be conducted on May 14, 2017, by NCERT.

The candidates need to submit the Uttar Pradesh Application form for entering appearing the exam. Click on the link below to Apply for the UP NTSE

NTSE Application Form

NTSE Stage 1 Result will be declared in the month of February/March 2017, for the candidates who have appeared in Stage 1 exam that will be conducted on November 6, 2016. The candidates who will qualify stage 1 will enter NTSE Stage 2.

Uttar Pradesh NTSE Result


This scholarship is conducted by Council of Science and Technology, Uttar Pradesh. This scholarship is given by Uttar Pradesh Government.  The scholarship is applicable to students who have passed class 12. UPSTSE Scholarship was launched in 2016. There would be an exam for the scholarship. The winner of the scholarship would be given Rs. 1 Lakh as the prize money.

UPSTSE Application form

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