Other Scholarships Schemes
A. Minority Community Scholarships
This is a centrally sponsored scheme to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities (Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and Parsis). These scholarships are awarded through an agency designated by the State Government for this purpose.
The scholarships under the following schemes are available for the students belonging to minority communities:
i) Merit-cum-Means Scholarships
The objective of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities whose parents' income is less than Rs. 2.5 lac per annum, to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.
ii) Post Matric Scholarships
These scholarships are provided to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities whose parents' income is less than Rs. 2 lac per annum, to enable them to pursue courses in Arts and Humanities, Science and Commerce streams.
iii) Maulana Azad National Fellowship
The objective of the scheme is to provide fellowships to the students belonging to minority communities whose parents' or guardian's income is less than 2.5 lac per annum, for pursuing higher studies such as M.Phil. and Ph.D.
B. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Scheduled Caste Students
This is a centrally sponsored scheme. Under this scheme, Punjab Domicile students belonging to Scheduled castes/ Scheduled Tribes are given Scholarship by Punjab Govt.
i) Conditions of Eligibility:
The student must belong to the scheduled caste/scheduled tribe and the annual income of student's family from all sources must not exceed Rs. 2.5 Lac.
C. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for other Backward Class Students
This is a centrally sponsored scheme. Under this scheme, Punjab domicile students belonging to the Backward/ other Backward classes are given scholarship by Punjab Govt.
Conditions of Eligibility:
The student must belong to the other Backward Classes and the annual income of student's family must not exceed Rs. 1 Lac (BPL). The student must have obtained 60% marks in the qualifying examination
How to apply:
The claimants for scholarships under categories 'C' and 'D' above must submit the following documents along with the admission form:
i. Application for grant of scholarship
ii. Self-attested Affidavit regarding income to be submitted by student's father/ guardian, if employed in unorganized sector or salary certificate in case of government employees as proof of income.
iii. Punjab Domicile certificate.
iv. Caste Certificate issued by competent authority; ADC/ SDM/ EM/ Tehsildar
v. Photostat copies of Matric certificate and last examination passed
vi. Photocopy of Adhaar Card (UID)
vii. Bank account number of claimant, linked to Adhaar card and with IFSC code
viii. One passport size photograph
Note: Claimant/ Student is herself/ himself responsible for applying online for SC scholarship by last date notified by the University every year. The University will facilitate the students in applying online.
F. UGC Special Scholarship for J&K students
Two students from J&K admitted under supernumerary quota scheme will be eligible for the special scholarship by UGC.