Chandigarh, the dream city of India’s first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, derives its name from the temple of ‘Chandi Mandir’. The first well-planned city of the country, Chandigarh is not only popular for its planning and maintenance but also for its high-quality education system.
Schools in Chandigarh offer education right from nursery to higher secondary level. Any student can find colleges offering both professional and conventional courses in the city. Apart from regular courses, one can also pursue education in distance learning mode.
Offered by universities and institutes, a number of scholarships are also available for students of Chandigarh to complete their education. Some of the scholarships are listed below:
Chandigarh University Scholarship and Admission Test (CU-SAT) has been introduced for the Class 12 passed students who are aspiring to pursue graduation from Chandigarh University. The key objective of this test is to give up to 100% scholarship to the meritorious students.
Post Matric Scholarships for Transgender Students has been announced by the Education Department, Chandigarh Administration, for Class 11 and above who are also the permanent residents of Chandigarh.
This scholarship is for students belonging to a transgender category and has passed the higher secondary/matriculation examination from a recognized university or Board of Secondary Education.
Education Department, Chandigarh Administration has decided to give Post Matric Scholarships to students belonging to SC and OBC community who are the permanent resident of UT, Chandigarh for studies in India under the Government of India Scheme. The scholarship will be open to Indian nationals belonging to SCs and OBCs as notified by the Central Government/State Government/ UT Administration.
Education Department of Chandigarh Administration is inviting applications for Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward Class (EBC) students who are permanent residents of UT, Chandigarh, with the objective to provide financial assistance to the EBC students studying at post-matriculation or post-secondary stage so as to enable them to complete their education.
Dr. Ambedkar Pre-Matric and Post-Matric Scholarship for the year has been announced by the Education Department, Chandigarh Administration, for students belonging to Denotified tribes (DNTs) who are permanent residents of UT, Chandigarh.