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Chandigarh Scholarship – Complete List, Eligibility, Key Dates

by Anamika Sharma

Chandigarh Scholarship – The Chandigarh Administration with the help of the Chandigarh Education Department and the Central Government provides various scholarships and grants to encourage students to pursue education without facing any financial hurdle. These scholarships are mainly offered to those students who belong to the Union Territory of Chandigarh. A Chandigarh Scholarship gives monetary support to students studying at different levels of studies.

This article covers complete detail about Chandigarh Scholarship. It includes the complete list of Chandigarh scholarship, their application period, award details, eligibility conditions, application process and other information. Given below is the list of scholarships for Chandigarh students.

Complete List of Chandigarh Scholarship

S.No. Scholarship Name Provider Name Application Deadline*
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration 31 December 2019
2. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Transgender Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration 10 January 2020
3. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration 31 December 2019
4. Dr. BR Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration 31 December 2019
5. Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration 25 November 2019
6. Chandigarh University Scholarship and Admission Test (CU-SAT) Chandigarh University March to April
7. Attendance Scholarship to Girl Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
8. Attendance Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
9. Talent Search Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
10. Extra Coaching Classes to SC Economically Weaker and Socially Underprivileged, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
11. Assistance to Physically Challenged Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
12. Award of Meritorious Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
13. Stipend to SC/ST & BC STUDENTS under State Harijan Welfare Scheme, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
14. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 5th class Scholarship Exam, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA
15. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 8th class annual Examination, Chandigarh Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration NA

* The application deadline mentioned above is tentative and subject to change as per the discretion of the scholarship provider.

Chandigarh Scholarship – Rewards

How much financial benefit can a student avail from a Chandigarh scholarship? How do students receive scholarship amount? Find an answer to all these questions in the table given below. It consists of a detailed account of scholarship awards. Furthermore, the candidates receive the scholarship amount through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).

Award Details of Chandigarh Scholarship

S.No. Scholarship Name Award Details
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Chandigarh
  • The selected candidates receive maintenance allowance of up to INR 1,200.
  • Additional allowance is given to disable SC students which includes a monthly reader allowance of up to INR 240 for blind students, monthly escort allowance of INR 160 to severely handicapped day scholar, transport allowance of up to INR 160 per month, special pay of INR 160 per month and INR 240 per month to mentally retarded and mentally ill students.
  • The candidates also get reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees.
  • The candidates are also entitled to receive study tour charges of up to INR 1,600 annually.
  • Thesis typing/printing charges of up to INR 1,600 is also given to the scholars.
  • Those students who are studying through correspondence/distance learning receive an annual book allowance of INR 1,200.
  • Book bank facility with a maximum ceiling of INR 7,500 is also available to regular, full-time students.
2. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Transgender Students, Chandigarh
  • Under this scholarship scheme, the candidates get a maintenance allowance of up to INR 1,200 per month.
  • Also, the students get reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees which includes enrolment/registration, tuition, library, games and other such fees.
3. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh
  • This scholarship includes maintenance allowance, reader charges for blind students, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, study tour charges, thesis typing/ printing charges and book allowance for students pursuing correspondence course.
4. Dr. BR Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for EBC Students, Chandigarh
  • Under this scholarship scheme, students receive scholarship till they complete their courses. The value of the scholarship includes maintenance allowance of up to INR 750 per month, a monthly reader allowance for blind students of up to INR 175, reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees, study tour charges of up to INR 900 per annum, thesis typing/ printing charges of up to INR 1,000.
5. Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Chandigarh
  • The selected students receive a scholarship amount of up to INR 525 per month for 10 months every year along with an annual book & ad-hoc grant of up to INR 750.
6. Chandigarh University Scholarship and Admission Test (CU-SAT)
  • Under this scholarship scheme, top 1% students in the CU-SAT merit list get 100 % scholarship grant.
  • The next 2% students in the CU-Sat merit list get 50% scholarship grant.
  • The next 3% students in the CU-Sat merit list get 25% scholarship grant.
  • The next 4% students in the CU-Sat merit list get 10% scholarship grant.
  • Also, all the students who qualify CU-SAT with 60% score get 5% scholarship grant.
7. Attendance Scholarship to Girl Students, Chandigarh
  • The eligible students get a scholarship amount of INR 250 per month for 10 months with a maximum limit of INR 2,500 per annum.
8. Attendance Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh
  • The eligible students get a scholarship amount of INR 250 per month for 10 months with a maximum limit of INR 2,500 per annum.
9. Talent Search Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh
  • The selected students are given admission in Government Model Schools.
  • The candidates also receive a scholarship amount of INR 150 per month for 12 months.
  • Also, the students get INR 200 per annum for stationery.
10. Extra Coaching Classes to SC Economically Weaker and Socially Underprivileged, Chandigarh
  • Under this Chandigarh scholarship scheme, students are given special coaching for 2 hours after school for a period of 5 months during the end of the academic year. Students receive coaching classes in three subjects which are English, Science & Maths.
11. Assistance to Physically Challenged Students, Chandigarh
  • Under this scholarship scheme, selected students of class 1 to 5 are given a monthly scholarship amount of INR 250 and INR 300 to the students of class 6 to 8 for a period of 12 months.
12. Award of Meritorious Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh
  • Selected students receive a scholarship amount of INR 300 per month for a duration of 12 months.
13. Stipend to SC/ST & BC STUDENTS under State Harijan Welfare Scheme, Chandigarh
  • Girl students get a scholarship amount of INR 200 per month and boy students get INR 150 per month for a duration of 12 months.
14. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 5th class Scholarship Exam, Chandigarh
  • Selected students receive a scholarship amount of INR 150 per month for a duration of 12 months.
15. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 8th class annual Examination, Chandigarh
  • Under this Chandigarh scholarship scheme, selected students receive a scholarship amount of INR 350 per month for a duration of 12 months.

Chandigarh Scholarship – Eligibility

Chandigarh Education Department and other organisations offer several scholarships to the Chandigarh students pursuing education at different levels. And to avail a Chandigarh scholarship, a student needs to fulfil all the eligibility conditions of a particular scholarship which differ from one scholarship to another. Given below is a detailed description of the eligibility criteria of each scholarship that students need to keep in mind before applying.

Eligibility Conditions of Chandigarh Scholarship

S.No. Scholarship Name Eligibility Criteria
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Chandigarh
  • The candidates must be the permanent resident of Chandigarh.
  • The candidate must belong to the category of Scheduled Caste.
  • The applicants must be pursuing studies at post-matric or post-secondary level (class 11 to postdoctoral level) at a government recognised institution/ college/ university.
  • The annual family income must not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh.
2. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Transgender Students, Chandigarh
  • The candidates must be the permanent residents of Chandigarh.
  • The candidates must belong to the transgender category.
  • The students applying for this scholarship must have passed matriculation/ higher secondary or any higher exam of a university.
  • The students must be pursuing post-secondary or post-matriculation courses, except training courses, from a recognised institution.
  • The annual family income must not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh.
  • Also, all children of the same parents/guardian are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Those students who are studying through correspondence can also apply.
  • Employed students on leave without pay for the entire duration of a full-time course are also eligible for this scholarship.
3. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh
  • The candidates must belong to the OBC category.
  • The candidates must have passed matriculation/ higher secondary or any higher exam of a university.
  • The applicants studying in class 11 or above are eligible to apply.
  • Under this scheme, only 2 children of the same parents are entitled to receive the scholarship. This condition is not applicable in case of girl candidates.
  • The applicants must not be holding any other scholarship.
4. Dr. BR Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class Students, Chandigarh
  • The applicants must belong to the General category.
  • The applicants must be the permanent residents of the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
  • The annual family income must not exceed INR 1 Lakh.
  • The candidates must be studying in a recognised institution.
5. Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Chandigarh
  • The candidate must belong to the category of Scheduled Caste (SC).
  • The candidate must be studying in class 9 or 10.
  • The annual family income must not exceed INR 2.5 Lakh.
  • The candidate must have the domicile of Chandigarh.
6. Chandigarh University Scholarship and Admission Test (CU-SAT)
  • In order to be eligible, a candidate must have passed class 12 in any stream with at least 50% marks from any recognised and affiliated school.
7. Attendance Scholarship to Girl Students, Chandigarh
  • This Chandigarh scholarship is for girl students studying in class 1 to 5 in non-model government schools.
  • The annual family income must not exceed INR 1,50,000.
  • The student must have achieved a monthly attendance of 75% or more.
  • The students must be the permanent residents of Chandigarh.
8. Attendance Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh
  • Under this scholarship scheme, the applicants must be studying in class 1 to 8.
  • The applicants must fall in the age group of 6 to 14 years and belong to the category of SC/ST.
  • The applicants must have achieved a monthly attendance of 60%.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 1.5 Lakh.
9. Talent Search Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh
  • The applicant must be studying in class 3 in a non-model government school.
  • The candidate must belong to the category of SC/ST.
  • The candidate must obtain 60% marks in Talent Search Scholarship Examination to avail this Chandigarh scholarship.
10. Extra Coaching Classes to SC Economically Weaker and Socially Underprivileged, Chandigarh
  • This Chandigarh scholarship is for SC students studying in class 5, 8, 10 and 12 in a government school.
11. Assistance to Physically Challenged Students, Chandigarh
  • Under this scholarship scheme, differently-abled students studying in class 1 to 5 are eligible to apply.
  • The disability should be to the extent of 40% and above.
  • The annual family income of the students must not exceed INR 1.5 Lakh.
  • The applicant must have passed the previous exam.
12. Award of Meritorious Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh
  • This scholarship is meant for SC/ST students studying in class 9 to 12.
  • The students must have scored at least 55% marks to be eligible for the scholarship.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 1.5 Lakh.
13. Stipend to SC/ST & BC STUDENTS under State Harijan Welfare Scheme, Chandigarh
  • The applicants must belong to the category of SC/ST or Backward Class.
  • The applicants must have passed class 5 to be eligible for this Chandigarh scholarship.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 1.5 Lakh.
14. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 5th class Scholarship Exam, Chandigarh
  • The students who have passed class 5 scholarship exam are eligible for this scholarship.
  • The annual family income must not be more than INR 1.5 Lakh.
15. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 8th class annual Examination, Chandigarh
  • This Chandigarh scholarship is for meritorious students who have passed class 8 annual exam with a score of 95% and above marks from Model schools or 85% and above marks from ordinary schools.

Chandigarh Scholarship – Application Process

In order to ease the application process for students and administration, the government and educational institutions have started online filling and submission of scholarship forms. Look at the table given below to know more about how and where to apply for a Chandigarh scholarship.

Application Process of Chandigarh Scholarship

S.No. Scholarship Name How to Apply?
1. Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students, Chandigarh Apply online for the scholarship through National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
2. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Transgender Students, Chandigarh Apply online for the scholarship through National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
3. Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for OBC Students, Chandigarh Apply online for the scholarship through National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
4. Dr. BR Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class Students, Chandigarh Apply online for the scholarship through National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
5. Pre Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students, Chandigarh Apply online for the scholarship through National Scholarship Portal (NSP).
6. Chandigarh University Scholarship and Admission Test (CU-SAT) Apply online through the official website of the Chandigarh University.
7. Attendance Scholarship to Girl Students, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
8. Attendance Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
9. Talent Search Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
10. Extra Coaching Classes to SC Economically Weaker and Socially Underprivileged, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
11. Assistance to Physically Challenged Students, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
12. Award of Meritorious Scholarship to SC/ST Students, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
13. Stipend to SC/ST & BC STUDENTS under State Harijan Welfare Scheme, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
14. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 5th class Scholarship Exam, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.
15. Merit Scholarship on the basis of 8th class annual Examination, Chandigarh Visit the official website of Chandigarh Education Department, Chandigarh Administration to know about the application process.

Chandigarh Scholarship – Key Documents

With each Chandigarh scholarship, students need to submit some necessary documents in support of their scholarship applications. These documents vary from scholarship-to-scholarship. However, some documents are common in every scholarship. Find below the list of those documents.

  • Copy of residence proof
  • Copy of Aadhaar card/Aadhaar Enrolment slip
  • Annual fee details verified by Institute
  • Certificate of last passed class
  • Copy of bank account in the name of student linked with Aadhaar
  • Proof of annual income of parents/guardians
  • Self-declaration from the transgender students in case the student belongs to the category of transgenders
Also read: AICTE Scholarship – All You Need to Know
And read: Top Government Scholarships in India

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