The last date to apply for UP Pre-Matric Scholarships has been extended till 21st January 2021. On December 31, 2020, the Government of Uttar Pradesh announced the revised time-table for UP Pre-Matric Scholarships on its official portal ‘SAKSHAM’. The state government had introduced these scholarships with an objective to support the pre-matriculation studies of students belonging to General, SC, ST, OBC, and Minority communities.
The students who are domiciles of Uttar Pradesh state and fulfil the requisite academic and financial criteria can apply for the scholarships mentioned below before 21st January 2021.
- Pre-matric Scholarship for ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh
- Pre-matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh
- Pre-matric Scholarship for OBC students, Uttar Pradesh
Furthermore, the other important dates related to UP Pre-Matric Scholarships have also been extended, the details of which have been given in the table below.
|Particulars||Previous Dates||Revised Dates|
|Last date to submit online scholarship application||01 December 2020||21 January 2021|
|Last date to submit the hard copy of the application to respective institution||Within 6 days of online application submission. Till 07 December 2020||Within 6 days of online application submission. Till 27 January 2021|
|Online verification of applications received by the institutions||25 July 2020 to 14 December 2020||25 July 2020 to 02 February 2021|
|Timeline for application correction||29 December 2020 to 06 January 2021||25 February 2021 to 06 March 2021|
|Disbursal of funds||22 February 2021||27 March 2021|
How to Apply?
These scholarships are meant for students studying in Class 9 and 10. Follow the simple steps given below to make a successful application.
Step 1: Visit the official website of UP SAKSHAM portal.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Registration’ button under the ‘Student’ section and register on the portal.
Step 3: Upon successful registration, login to the user dashboard and proceed with the scholarship application.
Step 4: Fill in all required details and upload all necessary documents.
Step 5: Submit the application.