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UP Scholarship Login 2020-21 – Time Table, Step-by-Step Process for Fresh and Renewal Login

UP scholarship login is a crucial step in the process of applying for a scholarship, either fresh or renewal, on the UP scholarship portal. The Government of Uttar Pradesh runs a number of scholarship schemes to support the pre-matric and post-matric education of students from different strata of life. These schemes are particularly meant for students who are domiciles of Uttar Pradesh state. All applications can be made through the dedicated portal of UP Government namely ‘Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System’, also known as ‘SAKSHAM’ portal. 

The application process for any scholarship on UP scholarship portal involves two major steps namely:

  • UP scholarship registration
  • UP scholarship login

What process must be followed to make a successful login into the UP scholarship portal? By when can students login to submit the scholarship application? What happens if a student forgets his/her password for login? The answers to all these questions are covered in this article. 

UP Scholarship Login – About UP Scholarship Portal

UP scholarship portal is also known by the name of SAKSHAM portal. It looks after the effective and hassle-free implementation as well as disbursement of different scholarship schemes. Irrespective of the category to which you belong, you can find a scholarship for your academic requirements. The application process for any scholarship involves two crucial steps namely UP scholarship registration and login. Before heading on to SAKSHAM login, you must have a clear understanding of the portal, its schemes, their eligibility and other necessary details. The table below highlights a complete overview of the portal. 

UP Scholarship Login – An Overview

Particulars Details
Name of the Portal Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System or SAKSHAM
Run by Government of Uttar Pradesh
Number of scholarships 11
Types of scholarships Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Post-Matric Other Than Inter
Applicable for General, SC, ST, OBC and Minority community students of Uttar Pradesh
Award Details Variable benefits
Registration and Login Online
Application Timeline Between August and November*
Academic Session 2020-21
Website URL https://scholarship.up.gov.in/

*The timeline mentioned above is tentative and may change on the discretion of the scholarship provider. 

UP Scholarship Login – Time-Table

Before heading on to the UP scholarship login process, it is important for students to have a clear understanding of the complete time-table for the current academic year. When can students start registering on the UP SAKSHAM portal? By when can students make a successful UP scholarship or SAKSHAM login? The answers to all these questions are covered in the table below. It highlights the important dates related to UP scholarships for the academic year 2020-21.  

UP Scholarship Login – Important Dates

Particulars Key Dates for Pre-Matric Scholarships* Key Dates for Post-Matric Scholarships*
Last date for the institutions to update the master data on the portal 30th September 2020 30th September 2020
Application start date for students 24th July 2020 1st August 2020
Application deadline for students 21st January 2021 10th January 2021
Last date to forward the applications by institutions 02nd February 2021 15th January 2021

*These dates are applicable for the academic year 2020-21 and are subject to change based on the discretion of the provider. 

Also Read: UP Scholarship 2020 – Scheme, Dates, Eligibility, Online Application Form

UP Scholarship Login – Step-by-Step Process

If you are a domicile of Uttar Pradesh and belong to General, SC, ST, OBC and Minority communities, you can apply for UP scholarships by making a successful UP scholarship login. However, prior to the SAKSHAM login process, you are required to be registered on the portal as only registered candidates are allowed to make a login. The process for UP scholarship login for both fresh and renewal application has been defined below in detail. 

The registration number, date of birth and password plays a crucial role in the process of SAKSHAM login. Thus, all students are advised to keep their registration number and password intact to avoid any kind of difficulty while logging in.

UP Scholarship or SAKSHAM Login – Fresh

Step 1: Visit the official website of SAKSHAM portal. 

Step 2: Under the ‘Student’ section, click on the ‘Fresh Login’ button. 

Step 3: The following options will appear –

  • Pre-Matric Student Login
  • Intermediate Student Login
  • Post-Matric Other Than Inter Student Login
  • Post-Matric Other State Student Login

Step 4: Select the scholarship you want to apply for. 

Step 5: Fill in the required details such as the registration number, date of birth, password and captcha. 

Step 6: Click on the ‘Submit’ button to make a successful UP scholarship login. 

Step 7: After successful login, proceed to apply for the scholarship online. 

UP Scholarship or SAKSHAM Login – Renewal

Step 1: Visit the official website of SAKSHAM portal. 

Step 2: Under the ‘Student’ section, click on the ‘Renewal Login’ button. 

Step 3: The following options will appear –

  • Pre-Matric Student Login
  • Intermediate Student Login
  • Post-Matric Other Than Inter Student Login
  • Post-Matric Other State Student Login

Step 4: Select the scholarship you want to apply for. 

Step 5: Fill in the required details such as the registration number, date of birth, password and captcha. 

Step 6: Click on the ‘Submit’ button to make a successful UP scholarship login. 

Step 7: After successful login, proceed to apply for the scholarship online. 

Also Read: UP Scholarship Status 2020 – Latest updates, Check Scholarship Status through PFMS

UP Scholarship Login – How to Reset Password?

One of the common problems that most of the students face during UP scholarship login is remembering the password. Of course, there are many students who forget their passwords and do not have it written anywhere. Thus, in such cases, they find it difficult to login. However, there is a possibility through which the students can retrieve their SAKSHAM login password. Follow the steps given below –

Step 1: Visit the UP scholarship login page (either for Fresh or Renewal). 

Step 2: Click on the ‘Forgot Password’ button. 

Step 3: Provide details like district name, name of the institution, registration number, date of birth, passing year of last qualifying examination and captcha code. 

Step 4: Click on the ‘Retrieve Password’ button to reset your login password. 

UP Scholarship Login – Key Statistics

How many students register on the UP scholarship portal? How many students move further with the UP scholarship login process? Get answers to all such questions in the table below. While the first table highlights the UP scholarship registration and SAKSHAM login details for different scholarship types, the other table provides a detailed category-wise summary of UP scholarship registrations and applications for the academic year 2020-21. 

Scheme-wise summary of UP scholarship applications 2020-21

Name of the Scheme Total No. of Registrations* Finally Submitted Applications* Applications Forwarded by Institution*
Post-Matric 21,34,566 12,96,475 7,98,631
Post-Matric Other Than Inter 43,04,917 26,65,600 10,68,026
Pre-Matric 25,11,472 17,16,344 12,83,427
Total 89,50,955 56,78,419 31,49,814

*These numbers may change as the application window is open till 21st January 2021 (for Pre-Matric schemes) and 10th January 2021 (for Post-Matric schemes).

Category-wise summary of UP scholarship applications 2020-21

Category No. of applications finally submitted* Percentage contribution*
General 786.7K 13.9%
OBC 2.9 Million 50.7%
SC 1.5 Million 25.6%
ST 15.4K 0.3%
Minorities 539.5K 9.5%

*These numbers may change as the application window is open till 21st January 2021 (for Pre-Matric schemes) and 10th January 2021 (for Post-Matric schemes).

UP Scholarship Login – FAQs

Q. How can students make any corrections in their scholarship application?

The Government of Uttar Pradesh opens its correction window for a limited time duration after the completion of scholarship applications. To make any corrections, the students are required to make UP scholarship login using the registration number, date of birth and password. Thereafter, the students will be able to see what corrections are required to be done.

Q. How can students track their UP scholarship status?

The students who want to track their UP scholarship status need to visit the official website of the scholarship portal. Thereafter, click on the ‘Status’ section to track your application status.

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