Punjab Scholarship 2020 - Registration, Dates, Scholarship Amount


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Punjab Scholarship list is provided on this page. Candidates from the Punjab interested can check the list of Punjab scholarship and apply for it. With the help of Punjab scholarships, the qualified and deserving candidates will be rewarded with prescribed cash prizes and other awards. The online portal of Punjab Scholarship provides all the detailed information about the schemes. The Government of Punjab has introduced some scholarship programmes for SC/ST/OBC and meritorious students such as Punjab Post Matric Scholarship for SC and OBC, Aashirwad scheme etc. Social Welfare Department, Punjab is fully working in developing education background of SC/ST and backward classes through Punjab scholarship 2020. Along with these, the private organizations also conduct state-level Punjab scholarship exams which are mentioned on this page. The government also participates in national level scholarship programmes such as NTSE and NMMS for the betterment of students. Aspirants can go through the article Punjab Scholarship List and apply for the scholarships. The details about important Punjab scholarship scheme offered by Punjab Government are also mentioned below.

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Punjab Scholarship 2020 List for Students

Below we have prepared a list of Punjab Scholarships 2020 for candidates in Punjab:

  1. Post Matric Scholarship Punjab for SC 
  2. Post Matric Scholarship Punjab  for OBC
  3. Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab
  4. Punjab NTSE scholarship
  5. Punjab NMMS scholarship
  6. Punjab Chief Minister Scholarship – MRSPTU
  7. Amar Ujala Atul Maheshwari Scholarship
  8. DWSS Mission Swachh and Swasth Punjab Creative Competitions
  9. RMO Chandigarh

Punjab Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students

The application form of Punjab Post Matric Scholarship for SC has been made available. The last date for Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for SC candidates is 15 October 2020. Punjab Post Matric Scholarship will be paid only to candidates whose parents/guardians income from all sources does not exceed from Rs. 2,50,000 per year. The value of scholarship includes the following allowances until the completion of course, which are:

  • Maintenance allowance
  • Reimbursement of compulsory refundable fee
  • Study tour charges
  • Thesis typing and research charges for research scholars
  • Book allowance for students pursuing correspondence courses
  • Book bank facility for specified courses
  • Additional allowance for students for disability

Punjab Post Matric Scholarships for OBC Students

Punjab Post Matric Scholarships for Other Backward Classes (OBC) scheme is established to provide financial assistance to OBC students at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to complete their education. Only employed students whose income in combination with their parents/guardian’s income should not exceed Rs. 1.00 lakh per annum will be eligible to apply for Post Matric Scholarship for OBC students. The value of the scholarship will include maintenance allowance, reader charged for blind students, reimbursement for compulsory non-refundable fees, study tour charges, thesis typing or printing charges and book allowance for students pursuing correspondence courses until the completion of the particular course.

Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab

The Ashirwad Scholarship Punjab offers financial support to the economically weaker students from the SC and OBC offers scholarships to students to pursue professional and non-professional courses after matriculation. The initiative of Ashirwad scholarship is to facilitate faster and efficient disposal of scholarship applications and timely payment of the scholarship to students, directly in their banks accounts.

Punjab Chief Minister Scholarship MRSPTU

The Punjab Chief Minister Scholarship 2020 is scheme launched in 2017 by Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University. Punjab Chief Minister scholarship 2020 has been introduced for providing cheaper and quality technical support to the meritorious poor students from the state of Punjab. Punjab CM Scholarship dates and application form has not been released yet and will be provided as soon as the authority will release it. The selected and deserving students will be given fee waiver as per the percentage obtained in class 10 and JEE Main.

Amar Ujala Atul Maheshwari Scholarship

Atul Maheshwari Scholarship, which is commonly known as Amar Ujala Atul Maheshwari scholarship is organized by Amar Ujala Foundation as a part of its ‘corporate social responsibility’. This scholarship scheme will be awarded after the examination. Candidates belonging to financially deprived families with an annual income of less than Rs. 1.5 lakh per annum can apply for the program. Atul Maheshwari scholarship application form was available in the third week of August 2020. Amar Ujala Atul Maheshwari Scholarship 2020 is offered to students from Class 9 to 12. A total of 36 scholarships of worth Rs. 14.4 lakhs will be awarded to meritorious students.

Punjab NTSE Scholarship for Class 10 students

State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Punjab will conduct National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) stage 1 on 3 November 2020. NTSE exam is a scholarship test awarded on the basis of merit rank. NTSE is conducted in stage 1 and stage 2, respectively. NTSE Punjab stage 1 will be conducted for candidates who are domicile of the state. Punjab NTSE 2020 exam will have two sections – Mental Ability Test (MAT) and Scholarship Ability Test (SAT). The question paper of NTSE Punjab 2020 will have a total of 200 questions and only 240 minutes will be allotted to complete the test. Only candidates who will qualify in Punjab NTSE 2020 stage 1 will be eligible to participate for NTSE stage 2.

Punjab NMMS Scholarship for Class 8 Students

Punjab NMMS scholarship scheme has been launched by MHRD. NMMS is a centrally sponsored scholarship scheme which is being offered to meritorious students from economically weaker background to continue their senior secondary education. Punjab NMMS application form and dates have not been released and will be provided as soon as announced. From this year, NMMS scholarship amount has been increased from Rs. 500 per month to Rs. 1000. The last date for filling the application form of NMMS 2020 is 15 October.

Candidates can stay tuned to Motachashma for more updates on Scholarships.

How to Apply for Punjab Scholarship 2020?

Students who are interested in any of the above Punjab Scholarships must be looking for Punjab scholarship portal. Punjab Govt has its own scholarship portal punjab.gov.in. Students can apply for Punjab Scholarship by selecting the scholarship and filling the application form. Students can register as a New User to apply for Punjab Scholarship and registered students can login with username and password at punjab scholarship student login page.

Click here to Apply for Punjab Scholarship 2020

Steps to apply for Punjab Scholarship

Step 1: Click the link given for Punjab Govt Scholarship Portal

Step 2: Click on 'Citizen Login' and register as a new user

Step 3: Login with your user ID and Password and update your profile

Step 4: Click on "Fresh Application" in the left menu. All the Punjab Scholarships will be displayed.

Step 5: Choose the Punjab Scholarship you want to apply and click on 'Apply'

Step 6: Go to Alternative 1 for Offline Form Application and Alternative 2 for Online Form Application

Step 7: Fill the Punjab Scholarship form and submit. In case of Offline form, fill the e-form in offline mode and then upload the filled form on the Fresh Application screen.

Step 8: Upload the supporting documents to complete the application process

Benefits of Punjab Scholarship for Students

There are so many benefits of applying for Punjab Scholarship. Check the advantages of Punjab scholarship below.

  • With the help of Punjab scholarship, the meritorious students will get some scholarship amount for their further studies
  • Aspirants appearing for Punjab Scholarships such as NTSE and NMMS will not only get the cash prize as a reward but will also get an opportunity to prepare for the competitive exams such as JEE, NEET, UGC NET and more
  • Punjab scholarships for SC and OBC categories will help aspirants from reserved background to enhance their education level and gives them an equal opportunity to brighten their future with some cash prizes and fee waiver.

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