Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students and Others, Punjab 2022-23

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EligibilitySC and other students in Class 9 & 10
AwardA consolidated allowance

About the Program


Last Updated On : 18-08-2022   Posted By : Rincy Kaur

Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students and Others, Punjab 2022-23 is an initiative of the Department of School Education, Government of Punjab to provide financial assistance to SC and other students studying in Class 9 & 10. The selected students will receive a consolidated allowance.

  • Pre Matric Scholarship for SC Students and Others, Punjab 2022-23

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • be an Indian citizen
    • be a domicile of Punjab 


    For SC Students - 

    • belong to the SC community
    • be studying in Class 9 and 10 on a full-time basis
    • have an annual income of less than INR 2.5 lakh


    For Others - 

    • be studying in Class 1 to 10 on a full-time basis
    • be a ward/child of workers who belong to the following categories irrespective of their religion - 
      • Persons engaged in hazardous cleaning as defined in section 2(I) (d) of the Manual Scavengers Act 2013
      • Persons who are Manual Scavengers as defined in section 2(I) (g) of the Manual Scavengers Act 2013
      • Tanners and Flayers
      • Waste pickers

    The students will receive variable awards in the following ways -

    • Day Scholars- INR 3,000 per annum
    • Hosteller -
      • Component I - INR 7,000 per annum
      • Component II - INR 8,000 per annum (For Class III - X)
    • 10% extra allowance will be given to Divyang students
    • Aadhaar card
    • Income certificate
    • Caste certificate
    • Domicile certificate
    • Copy of bank account
    How can you apply?

    Eligible candidates can apply for the scholarship through the following steps -

    Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
    Step 2: Take admission to any school in Punjab and the school will consider students based on the criteria.
    Step 3: Visit the "e-Punjab" website to apply for the scholarship.

Important Dates

Application Deadline - 31st August 2022

Selection Criteria

All the applicants meeting the eligibility criteria will be considered for this scholarship. 

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Terms and Conditions
  • The students domiciled in one State/UT but holding an SC certificate of another State/UT can avail the scholarship in the State/UT from which the SC certificate was issued.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by November, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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