SGGSWU Scholarship

SGGSWU Scholarship

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEMES

A. Sri Guru Granth Sahib Scholarship Scheme

In order to encourage the needy and meritorious students who cannot afford to pursue higher education, and keeping in view the mandate of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University Act, the University awards 'Sri Guru Granth Sahib Scholarships' to 10% needy and meritorious students in all courses, against additional 10 % supernumerary seats i.e. the seats over and above the sanctioned intake. These additional 10% seats are further classified in two categories as below, for granting the scholarships:

i)    Scholarships equivalent to 5% seats in each class of respective course will be offered to needy and meritorious Sabat Surat Gursikh students with the scholarship details as under:

1.    Scholarship amount equivalent to the total Tuition Fee will be offered for 2.5% of the seats under this category.

2.    Scholarship amount equivalent to 25% to 50% of Tuition Fee will be offered for remaining 2.5% of the seats under this category.

(ii)    Scholarships equivalent to 5% seats in each class of respective course will be offered to the needy & meritorious Gursikh and non-Gursikh students with following details:

1.    Scholarship amount equivalent to the total Tuition Fee will be offered for 2.5% of the seats under this category.

2.    Scholarship amount equivalent to 25% to 50% of Tuition Fee will be offered for remaining 2.5% of the seats under this category.

The following general criteria will be followed for award of these scholarships

1.    The scholarship will be awarded for one academic session, which will be renewed every year.

2.    The students must have obtained at least 60% marks in the qualifying examination, to become eligible for the scholarship.

3.    The continuation of the scholarship, once awarded at the time of admission, during subsequent years of study will depend on consistent good academic performance of the student in the sense that he/she clears all his/her semester exams at the University in the first attempt, with minimum of 6.0 CGPA.

4.    The total family income of the students from all sources should not exceed Rs. 2.5 Lac per annum.

5.    A committee of University officials/department heads will be constituted to scrutinize the claims of candidates for the award of scholarships. The committee will be authorized to determine the merit and need based requirement of the students, after holding interview. The decision of the Vice Chancellor on the recommendations of the committee will be final.

6.    If at any stage, it is found that a student has obtained scholarship by misrepresentation/ concealment of facts, he / she will have to deposit fee for all the semesters.

B.    Scholarship    /    Fee    Waiver    Scheme    for Meritorious Students:

The Meritorious Students will be given fee concession at the time of admission, on the basis of marks in the qualifying examination as per the following criteria:

Course

10% of Tuition Fee

20% of Tuition Fee

30% of Tuition Fee

50% of Tuition Fee

100% of Tuition Fee

Post Graduate (on basis of %age in qualifying exam)

70-75%

Above 75% upto 80% Above 80% upto 85% Above 85% upto 90%

Under Graduate(on basis of %age in qualifying exam)

75-80% (For Engg.

Courses only)

Above 80% upto 85%

Above 85% upto 90%

Above 90% upto 95%

Above 95%

JEE Score (For Engg. Courses only)

100-125

126-150

150-200

Above 200

There will be no limit of income for awarding scholarship/fee concession under this scheme.
C.    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.
D.    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.
E.    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.    Income certificate issued by the concerned Tehsildar regarding family 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.

Claimant/ Student will follow the terms and conditions as determined by the Govt. time to time and is responsible to produce any document as demanded by the Govt. time to time.

F. UGC Special Scholarship for J&K students

Two students from J&K admitted under super-numerary quota scheme will be eligible for the special scholarship by UGC.