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Ashirwad Scholarship Overview


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Ashirwad Scholarship 2021-2022: Ashirwad Scholarship has organized by the Government of Punjab, India. This scholarship has initiated for the welfare of SC/ST/OBC candidates every year. This is the Post-Matric scholarship provided for SC/ST/OBC candidates who are pursuing UG/PG courses across Punjab state. This scholarship is mainly for the lower-middle-class candidates who are discontinuing their education due to a lack of money. This scholarship provides financial support to the underprivileged candidates of Punjab State to pursue their professional and non-professional courses. So, the category candidates of Punjab State can apply for this scholarship and complete their education without any financial problems.

Interested candidates can apply for the Post-Matric Ashirwad Scholarship from the e-scholarship portal. The application form is expected to be available on the portal in the 3rd week of September 2019. Candidates can fill the application form for the Ashirwad Portal 2019-20 Scholarship till the 2nd week of October 2019. Punjab State Government provides a 40% reservation for girls under this scholarship. Students should read this article below to know the dates, eligibility, etc. of the Ashirwad Scholarship 2019-20 Punjab.

Latest Update

  • Last date of online submission: February 15th, 2021
  • Last date for institutes to forward the applications to the approving authority: February 18th, 2021
  • Last date for the approving authority to send online proposals to departments: February 20th, 2021
  • Last date for departments to send online proposals to the welfare department for the scholarship: February 22nd, 2021
  • Portal will remain close from February 22nd, 2021, at 10:00 PM

Ashirwad Scholarship Overview

conducted ByGovernment of Punjab, India
Name of the scholarshipAshirwad Scholarship
EligibilityThe applicants who are pursuing post-matriculation and the natives of Punjab will be funded by the government.
Websitewww.punjabscholarships.gov.in

Ashirwad Portal Scholarship Important Dates

EventsDates
Start Date of ApplicationSeptember
Ashirwad Scholarship Last DateFebruary 15

Ashirwad Scholarship Benefits

Refer to the below benefits of applying for the Ashirwad Portal Scholarship Punjab Scholarship.

  • Funding for further education: SC/ST/OBC candidates will get funds for the post-matriculation studies irrespective of streams.
  • Student eligibility: The eligibility and family annual income of candidates will be verified by the authority.
  • Study Tours: Study tour amount up to a maximum of Rs. 900 per annum for OBC and Rs. 1600 per annum for SC/ST Candidates studying professional and technical courses will be paid. The study tour amount is limited to the actual expenditure incurred by the candidate on the transportation charges. The study tour will be provided if the head of the institution certifies that the tour is required for completion of the candidate’s course of study.
  • Fees: Fees such as tuition, library, magazine, medical examination, etc.will be paid to candidates.
  • Thesis Typing or Printing Charges: Thesis typing or printing charges up to a maximum of Rs. 1000 per annum for OBC Candidates. Whereas Rs. 1600 per annum for SC/ST candidates will be paid on the recommendation of the head of the institution.
  • Hassle-free process: Since the application process is completely online by the Punjab State of Government. So, candidates no need to panic while registering or availing of the scholarship.

Ashirwad Scholarship Amount – Category Wise

Ashirwad Scholarship Distribution for OBC candidates

GroupMaintenance Allowance (Rs)Thesis Typing/ Printing Charges (Rs)Study Tour (Rs)Book Allowance (Rs)Reader Allowance (Rs)
HostlerDay Scholar
Group A7503501000900900175
Group 25103351000900900175
Group 34002101000900900130
Group 4260160100090090090

Ashirwad Scholarship Distribution for SC/ST candidates/Students

GroupMaintenance Allowance (Rs)Thesis Typing/ Printing Charges (Rs)Study Tour (Rs)Book Allowance (Rs)Reader Allowance (Rs)
HostlerDay Scholar
Group A1200550160016001200240
Group 2820530160016001200240
Group 3570300160016001200200
Group 4380230160016001200160

Ashirwad Scholarship Amount

Ashirwad Scholarship amount contains the following expenses for the complete course duration.

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

Ashirwad Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for Ashirwad Scholarship 2019-20.

  • Indian Nationals belonging to SC/ST/OBC category are eligible.
  • Candidates must have passed class 10 from Govt. or private or any recognized University or Board of Secondary Education of Punjab.
  • The candidate’s age should not be less than 17 years while applying for this scholarship.
  • The annual family income for SC/ST candidates should not be above 2.5 Lakh. For OBC candidates, annual family income should not be more than 1 Lakh.
  • Students pursuing correspondence or distance courses are also eligible for the scholarship.
  • Candidates pursuing Postgraduate in medicine are not allowed to practice during their course.
  • Candidates who get this scholarship can not apply for any other scholarship scheme.

Ashirwad Scholarship Application Process

Ashirwad Scholarship form 2019-20 will be available online in the 3rd week of September 2019. SC/ST/OBC category candidates can fill and apply for this Post-Matric Scholarship till 2nd October 2019.

How to Apply the Ashirwad Scholarship Online Application Form?

Candidates must refer to the below points to apply for Ashirwad Scholarship 2019-20.

  • Candidates should visit the official website https://punjabscholarships.gov.in/
  • Click on the Post Matric Scholarship Portal appeared under the Student Corner section.
  • Candidates first register themselves as a new user. Then, log in to apply for the scholarship using application Id and password.
  • Fill the Ashirwad Scholarship online application form correctly with the valid information.
  • Recheck the filled application form thoroughly to avoid rejection by the State Education Board.
  • Upload the essential documents along with the application form.
  • Submit the duly filled application form along with the necessary documents. Then, take a printed copy of it for future purposes.

Documents Required for Ashirwad Scholarship Portal

  • Two recent passport size photograph
  • Attested copies of school/college mark Sheets and certificates
  • Candidates parents income certificate and affidavit for any additional income
  • Attested copies of caste certificate
  • Residential proof (electricity bill, water bill, ration card, voter Id, aadhar card, pan card or driving license, etc.)
  • Attested copies of disability certificates, if any
  • The first page of bank passbook having bank name, branch name, account holder name, IFSC & MICR code

Ashirwad Scholarship Renewal

Candidates who have already registered for Ashirwad Scholarship must renew it every year. Candidates should have a minimum of 75% class attendance for the renewal of scholarship application. Candidates must refer to the below points to renew the Ashirwad Scholarship application form.

  • Candidates should visit the official website www.punjabscholarships.gov.in 2019-20 login
  • Login with application Id and password. Edit the old application form.
  • Make sure that the modified details are correct and if any corrections are required then edit them.
  • After that submit the Renewal application form and check the status online.

FAQ’s on Ashirwad Scholarship 2019

Question 1.
What is the Ashirwad Scholarship?

Answer:
This is the Post-Matric scholarship provided for SC/ST/OBC candidates who are pursuing UG/PG courses across Punjab state. This Scholarship has organized by the Government of Punjab, India.

Question 2.
What is the objective of the Ashirwad Scholarship?

Answer:
This scholarship provides financial support to the underprivileged candidates of Punjab State to pursue their professional and non-professional courses. Punjab State Government provides a 40% reservation for girls under this scholarship.

Question 3.
What will be the application release date for Ashirwad Scholarship?

Answer:
The application form is expected to be available on the portal in the 3rd week of September 2019. Candidates can fill the application form for Ashirwad Scholarship till the 2nd week of October 2019.

We hope this article will help you to get information about Ashirwad Scholarship 2019-20. If you have queries related to Ashirwad Scholarship, leave it in the comment box and we will get back to you soon.

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