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UP Scholarship 2020 – Check UP Sarkari Scholarship Status through PFMS

by Shruti Pandey
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UP Scholarship – The scholarships in UP are meant for students who are part of the humungous education system of the northern state which boasts of more than 2 lakh schools and over 60 universities.  Aimed at providing financial support to students at different levels of education in the state, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) Scholarship include multiple pre-matric and post-matric schemes for SC/ST/OBC/Minority/General category candidates.

What these scholarships contain for you? How and when can you apply for them? This article covers every significant detail about each UP scholarship including their estimated application period, eligibility criteria, application process, award details and more. Go ahead to pursue your dream academic career with these scholarships.

UP Scholarship – An Overview

Particulars Details*
Application timeline for UP Pre-Matric Scholarships 1 July 2019 to 10 September 2019
Application timeline for UP Post-Matric Scholarships 1 July 2019 to 10 October 2019

Portal Reopened -- 1 November 2019 to 20 November 2019

Timeline for correction of UP Pre-Matric Scholarships 16 October 2019 to 25 October 2019
Timeline for correction of UP Post-Matric Scholarships 19 December 2019 to 28 December 2019
Disbursement of scholarship 26 January 2020

*The dates mentioned are applicable for the academic year 2019-20. It may change every year on the discretion of the scholarship provider.

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UP Scholarship – The Complete List

Which are the UP scholarships for which you can apply? Who offers these scholarships? When is the right time to apply for these scholarships? These are some common questions that may occur in your mind if you are looking for a scholarship to fund your education further.

The table given below contains a detailed list of all UP scholarships along with their provider names and the tentative application period. Apply for them during the specified time duration and stay advantaged to fulfil your academic dreams.

Detailed List of UP Scholarship 2020

Scholarship Name Provider Name Application Period*
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to September
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to November
Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to November
Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Social Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to November
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to September
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to November
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Minority Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to November
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to September
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to November
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh Backward Class Welfare Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh July to November

*The application period mentioned above is tentative which may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider.

UP Scholarship – Key Eligibility

Now, when you are aware of all the UP scholarships, you must be further willing to know their respective eligibility conditions. Of course, every scholarship has its own set of eligibility criteria that you need to fulfil, there is one such criterion that is applicable for all such scholarships, i.e., you need to be a permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh (UP) or you should hold a domicile of UP.

What are the academic qualifications required for a UP scholarship? How much family income limit is covered under these schemes? Get to know detailed eligibility criteria for all these scholarships in the table given below.

Detailed eligibility criteria of UP scholarship 2020

Scholarship Name Eligibility Criteria
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of class 9th and 10th who belong to SC/ST/General category.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh.

Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of SC/ST/General category who are studying in class 11th and 12th.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) and INR 2.5 Lakh (for SC/ST candidates) from all sources.

Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of SC/ST/General category who are studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) and INR 2.5 Lakh (for SC/ST candidates) from all sources.

Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for students of SC/ST/General category who are studying in class 11th or above.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh (for General candidates) and INR 2.5 Lakh (for SC/ST candidates) from all sources.

Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for minority community students who are studying in class 9th or 10th.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh The scholarship is applicable for minority community students who are studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh The minority community students studying in class 11th and 12th can apply for the scholarship.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh The OBC category students studying in class 9th and 10th can apply for this scholarship.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 1 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh The OBC category students studying in class 11th and 12th can apply for this scholarship.

The annual income of the family should not exceed INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh The students of OBC category studying at graduation, postgraduation, PhD or higher level can apply for the scholarship.

The annual income of the family should not be more than INR 2 Lakh from all sources.

UP Scholarship – Step-By-Step Application Guide

What are the steps to be followed to apply for any UP scholarship 2020? Where can you apply for these scholarships? The answer to these questions is addressed in this section. To ease out the application process, the government of Uttar Pradesh has launched its online system for scholarship and fee reimbursement.

All the eligible students can apply for the respective scholarships through this online system only during the prescribed application tenure. Here is a brief detail about the application process that you need to follow to apply for any of the scholarships offered by the UP government.

Step 1: New student registration

  • Visit the UP Government’s Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System.
  • Click on the “Student” section and select “New Registration”.
  • Select the scholarship for which you want to apply.
  • Fill in all mandatory details that are marked with an *.
  • Click on “Submit” to register.
  • Take the print out of registration slip for future references.

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Step 2: Student Login

Once registered, click on the “Student” section and select “Fresh Login” option for fresh applications and “Renewal Login” option for renewal applications as per the scholarship you are applying for.

  • Log in using your registration number, date of birth and password.
  • You will be directed to a page containing important instructions regarding form filling.
  • Read all instructions carefully and tick on the box given at the end of the page and click “Proceed”.

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Step 3: Filling the scholarship application

  • The moment you click on the “Proceed” button, you will be directed to user dashboard.
  • Click on “Fill in application form” section.
  • Fill in further details in the scholarship application form.
  • Click on submit.

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Step 4: Upload all supporting documents

Once you click on submit after filling the application form, you need to upload your photograph and other supporting documents.

Step 5: Final submission online

Before heading on to make the final submission of the application form, the applicants are advised to go through every information filled carefully to avoid any kind of discrepancy afterwards. Also, there is no provision of making changes to the information filled by the applicant, once you finally submit the application form.

Step 6: Submission of form at the respective educational institution

After final submission of the scholarship application form, the applicants are required to take the print out of the form and submit it along with other supporting documents to their respective educational institutions.

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IMPORTANT LINKS

Uttar Pradesh Samaj Kalyan Vibhag is offering UP scholarship 2020 for students of class 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th and UG, PG and Other Diploma/ Certificate Courses. Check here for all updates and apply for the scholarships before the deadline. 

Direct Link to Apply Online for UP Scholarship 2020.

UP Scholarship -- Key Documents Required

While applying for any UP scholarship 2020, you need to support your application with key documents like --

  • Residential proof like ration card, aadhaar card, voter ID, driving license or PAN card
  • Passport size photograph of the applicant
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Income certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Student ID proof
  • Mark sheets of qualifying examination
  • Current year fee receipt/admission letter
  • Bank passbook of the student

The applications with no supporting documents will be considered invalid. Thus, the students need to make sure that they provide all required documents in the specified format and size.

UP Scholarship -- Status

Despite the key feature of the scholarship application, the UP scholarship portal also allows its users to check the status of the scholarship applied for. Whether you are a fresh applicant or applying for a renewal, you can track your application online through its dedicated online system. While the fresh applicants can simply log-in to their respective dashboards for current application status, the existing users can track their previous year’s application through the “Status” section.

Check UP Scholarship Status through PFMS

While the students have the option to check their UP scholarship 2020 application status online through its dedicated scholarship portal ‘Saksham’, they can now check the status of their fund disbursement for the scholarships through Public Finance Management System (PFMS) portal of Government of India. The process is quite simple. You just need to follow the below-given steps to check whether the scholarship amount has been received in your account or not.

Step 1: Visit the official home page of PFMS portal.

Step 2: Click on ‘Know your Payments’ tab.

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Step 3: A separate page will open, where the students need to fill in the details asked like Bank Name, Account Number, and word verification. Once you have entered all the details, click on the ‘Search’ button.

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Step 4: In case any detail entered is incorrect, the following window will appear.

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Step 5: If the information entered is correct, the students will be able to see their scholarship status on the page. They can further click on the ‘Download’ button to save a PDF copy of the status.

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UP Scholarship – Rewards

What is the amount of financial assistance that you can receive under these scholarships? Expenses that can be covered with the help of these scholarships? What are the conditions on the basis of which the awards are decided? The answers to all these questions are covered in this section. The financial aid rendered to students majorly depends on your respective financial need. Also, there are some scholarships that consider academic merit for the disbursal of scholarships. Furthermore, the amount of scholarship that the students will receive is given in the table below.

Award details of UP scholarship 2020

Scholarship Name Award Details
Pre-matric Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship For ST/SC/General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric (Other than Intermediate) Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Other State Scholarship for ST, SC, General Category, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Pre-Matric Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for Minorities, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Pre-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric Intermediate Scholarship for OBC Students, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award
Post matric (Other Than Intermediate) Scholarship for OBC, Uttar Pradesh Variable financial award

UP Scholarship -- QnA

✔️ What is a UP scholarship?

A UP scholarship supports the education of students who are domiciled in Uttar Pradesh (UP). Both pre-matric and post-matric scholarships are available for student belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC/ General categories. The scholarships included under this umbrella are offered by the Minority Welfare Department, Backward Classes Welfare Department, Tribal Welfare Department and Samaj Kalyan Vibhag.

✔️ Who is eligible for UP scholarship?

The eligibility criteria for each UP scholarship may vary. However, the common criteria for all the scholarships is that they are applicable for students who are domiciled in Uttar Pradesh state. These scholarships are applicable for students belonging to General, SC, ST, OBC and Minority community students. While the pre-matric scholarship are meant for students of Class 9 and 10, the post-matric scholarships are meant for students of Class 11 onwards. To get detailed eligibility criteria for each scholarship, refer to the 'Key Eligibility' section for more details.

✔️ Can a general category student avail these scholarships?

Yes, students belonging to the general category can also avail the benefits under UP scholarships.

✔️ What is the amount of financial assistance given to students under these sarkari scholarship schemes?

The UP government does not specify the amount of scholarship it will render to students. The scholarship amount varies based on the class and category to which the students belong.

✔️ How to apply for a scholarship in UP?

The applications for all scholarships offered by UP government can be made online through its Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System named 'Saksham'.

✔️ What are the documents required to apply for a UP Scholarship?

While applying for a UP scholarship, the applicants need to provide certain documents in support of their application. Refer to the 'UP Scholarship - Key Documents Required' section for detailed information.

✔️ If a student having a UP domicile is studying outside the state, can he/she apply for any sarkari scholarship?

Yes, there are scholarships that students with UP domicile can apply for pursuing studies outside the state. Refer to the eligibility criteria of each scholarship before applying.

✔️ Is the scholarship offered by UP government only for UP board students?

Students studying at any recognised school/college/institution in UP can apply for the scholarships.

✔️ How many students can avail benefits under UP scholarship schemes?

All students who fulfil the eligibility criteria for the scholarships can avail benefits under these schemes.

✔️ How to check the application status for UP scholarships 2020?

The students who have applied for a scholarship can check their application status online through the official scholarship portal. Refer to the 'UP Scholarship - Status' section for more details.

✔️ How to find the registration number of UP scholarship?

The students can find their UP scholarship registration number once they register on the official scholarship portal. The students are advised to take the print out of their registration slip for future reference. Besides this, the students also receive a confirmation mail on their registered email containing their registration number.

✔️ When will UP Scholarship 2020 come?

A. The Government of Uttar Pradesh generally announces the UP scholarship in the month of July/August every year. To get latest updates on Sarkari Scholarship 2020, the students are advised to visit the official scholarship portal.

UP Scholarship -- Contact Details

In case you come across any query related to scholarships, their application, status and more, feel free to contact on the below-given helpline numbers.

For Backward Classes Welfare -- 18001805131

For Minority Welfare -- 18001805229

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2 comments

Swati kesarwani September 2, 2019 - 11:19 pm

Issbaar session 2019-20 up scholarship main correction form aayega confirm h

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Shruti Pandey September 4, 2019 - 7:03 pm

Wait for the notifications by the UP government. Currently, fresh applications are being made after which the correction process will start.

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