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Ashirwad Scholarship is the Post Matric Scholarship for SC and OBC students of Punjab. Ashirwad Scholarship is organized by Government of Punjab, India, for the welfare of SC and OBC aspirants. Ashirwad scholarship has been put forth to provide financial support to the economically weaker students from Scheduled Caste and Other Backward Classes. Post Matric Ashirwad scholarship will benefit deserving candidates to pursue their professional and non-professional courses after matriculation. Students looking for Punjab Scholarship can apply for Ashirwad Scholarship.

The interested candidates must fill the application form of Post Matric Ashirwad scholarship from the e-scholarship portal. The authority has not released final Ashirwad scholarship dates yet; however, it will be available on this page once announced. It is expected that the Ashirwad scholarship application form will be available in the third week of September 2018.

Ashirwad scholarship Punjab registrations can be done through online mode. Candidates can go through the article for more information on Aashirwad scholarship, application form, dates, awards and other details.

Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab Dates

As it is mentioned above, the dates of Post Matric Aashirwad scholarship for SC and OBC aspirants have not been declared yet. However, as soon as the dates of Aashirwad scholarship Punjab will be announced, it will be provided on this page. Thus, aspirants are advised to keep a track on the Aashirwad scholarship important dates to avoid missing any crucial events.

Events

Aashirwad scholarship dates

Ashirwad Scholarship application form

3rd week of September 2018

Ashirwad Scholarship application form last date

2nd week of October 2018

 

Ashirward Scholarship Benefits

Ashirwad Scholarship is one of the most important Punjab Scholarships. Ashirwad scholarship will be helpful to SC and OBC candidates in the following ways:

  • SC and OBC will get funds for post-matriculation studies under Ashirwad scholarship Punjab 
  • Before giving the post matric scholarship, the authority will verify the eligibility of candidates and their family annual income

Ashirwad Scholarship Eligibility for SC and OBC Students 

Before filling the application form for Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab, it is important for aspirants to go through certain Ashirwad scholarship eligibility criteria for Post Matric Scholarship as set by the authority. Candidates must fulfil the following eligibility criteria:

  • Ashirwad Scholarship is open to Indian Nationals belonging to SC and OBC category
  • Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab will be given for the study of all recognized post-matriculation or post-secondary courses pursued in recognized institutions
  • Annual Family Income: For SC students, family Income should not exceed Rs. 2.5 Lakh. For OBC students, family income should not exceed 1 lakh.
  • Students pursuing Post Graduate courses in medicine will be eligible if they are not allowed to practice during the period of their course
  • Distance Learning Students - Students pursuing their studies through correspondence or distant courses are also eligible. 
  • Students who get this scholarship scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend.

Ashirwad Scholarship Detailed Eligibility - Download PDF

Check detailed conditions and eligibility of Punjab Post matric Scholarship for SC and OBC candidates. Ashirwad scholarship eligibility PDF is available below

  • Post Matric Scholarship Eligibility Details for SC - Check here
  • Post Matric Scholarship Eligibility Details for OBC - Check here

Ashirwad Scholarship Application Form

Ashirwad scholarship application form will be available in the third week of September 2018. Candidates belonging to SC and OBC category can apply for Post matric scholarship and fill Ashirwad scholarship Punjab application form within the specified date. Post Matric Aashirwad scholarship registration can be done through online mode.

Steps to fill Ashirwad Scholarship Application Form

The steps to fill Ashirwad application form are mentioned below

Step 1: Register Online as a New User

Step 2: Login with username and password

Step 3: Select Post Matric Scholarship for your category

Step 4: Fill the Ashirwad Post Matric Scholarship Application Form

Step 5: Upload the relevant documents

Step 6: Submit and Take Printout of the application form  

Ashirwad Application Form: Documents required

While filling the application form of Post Matric Ashirwad scholarship, aspirants need to upload/submit the following documents. Without any relevant documents, no application form of candidates will be accepted. Institute would verify the original certificates & return back to the students.

  • Self-attested Photo copy of caste certificate,
  • Income Certificate and affidavit for any additional income
  • Copy of High School Certificate,
  • First page of Bank Passbook
  • Handicap Certificate (if any) along with the print out of the Application. 

Ashirwad Scholarship Amount

Ashirwad Scholarship amount will cover the following expenses for the complete duration of the course:

  • Maintenance allowance
  • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees
  • Study tour charges
  • Thesis typing/printing charges for Research Scholars
  • Book allowance for students pursuing correspondence courses, 
  • Book bank facility for specified courses, 
  • Additional allowance for students with disabilities, for the complete duration of the course

Ashirwad Scholarship Distribution to SC Students

Under Ashirwad Scholarship, scholars will be paid enrolment/registration, tuition, games, Union, Library, Magazine, Medical Examination and such other fees which are compulsorily payable by the scholar to the institution or University/Board. The scholarship will not include Refundable deposits like caution money, security deposit will etc. Along with Fees, the scholarship will provide allowance for the following:

Group

Maintenance Allowance(Rs.)

Book Allowance (Rs.)

Reader Allowance (Rs.)

Hostler

 

Day Scholar

Group A

1200

550

1200

240

Group 2

820

530

1200

240

Group 3

570

300

1200

200

Group 4

380

230

1200

160

 

  • Thesis Typing/Printing Charges upto Rs. 1600 will be paid to research scholars on the recommendation of the Head. 
  • Study tour charges upto a maximum of Rs.1600 per annum will be paid to the scholars studying professional and technical courses.

Ashirwad Scholarship Distribution to OBC Students

Group

Maintenance Allowance(Rs.)

Book Allowance
 (Rs.)

Reader Allowance
 (Rs.)

Thesis Typing/Printing Charges 
(Rs.)

Study Tour (Rs.)

Hostler

 

Day Scholar

Group A

750

350

900

175

1000

900

Group 2

510

335

900

175

1000

900

Group 3

400

210

900

130

1000

900

Group 4

260

160

900

90

1000

900

 

  • Thesis Typing/Printing Charges upto Rs.1000 will be paid to research scholars on the recommendation of the Head. 
  • Study tour charges upto a maximum of Rs.1000 per annum will be paid to the scholars studying professional and technical courses.

How to Renew Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab?

Already registered candidates, who are being facilitated through Ashirwad scholarship scheme must renew their scholarship every year. For renewal of Aashirwad scholarship, such candidates should have to fill the application form. The application procedure for renewal of Aashirwad scholarship scheme is similar to new registration which includes Ashirwad scholarship registration, login, filling the application form and uploading documents. Once the Ashirward scholarship renewal application form will be submitted by aspirants, students can their application status.

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