Ashirwad Scholarship 2024: Only SC/ST/OBC Students Can Apply

A new scholarship launched by the government of Punjab is the Ashirwad Scholarship. This post-matric scholarship will be awarded to all students of SC/ST or OBC community in the state. This scholarship is mainly for lower-middle-class candidates who discontinue their education day after day due to a lack of money. To apply for the scholarship, you must follow the eligibility criteria. We will discuss all the information about the scholarship here, and stay connected with the website till the end.

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Ashirwad Scholarship

Ashirwad Scholarship 2024

The Government of Punjab has launched the Ashirwad Scholarship 2024 to provide higher education to students of the state of SC/ST/OBC. So that students can pursue higher education without worrying about their financial status. Under the scheme, financial assistance will be provided to students who wish to pursue their graduate or post-graduate higher studies. The main objective of launching this Ashirwad Scholarship scheme is to provide educational opportunities among the poor students of the state and make their future bright. The scholarship application process will be completed entirely through the official website maintained by the government; we will provide you with the website link here. You can complete the application process directly by clicking on this link.

Scholarship Name Ashirwad Scholarship
Provide ByGovernment of Punjab
BeneficiariesSC/ST or OBC community
Year2024
Application ModeOnline
Payment ModeDBT
AmountVarious
Official WebsiteClick Here

Object Of Ashirwad Scholarship

Launching Ashirwad Scholarship 2024 aims to provide financial assistance to students from financially backward communities in the state. After availing of the benefit of this scholarship, students can fulfill their dreams by pursuing higher education. We will discuss all the information about the scholarship such as the application process, last date, benefits, scholarship amount, official website, and application mode.

Ashirwad Scholarship 2024: last date 

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Benefits under the Ashirwad Scholarship

The following rewards will be given to the selected students under the Ashirwad Scholarship according to the category as:-

Post Matric Scholarship For SC ST

GroupsRewards
Group 1:- UG/ PG level courses in Medicine, Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary and allies sciences, Management, Business Finance/ Administration, Computer Science/Applications, Commercial Pilot Licence,  PG diploma courses in Management and Medicine, CA, ICWA, CS, ICFA, LLM, MPhil/Ph.D./ Post-doctoral Programmes.Maintenance allowance of Rs. 1200 to hosteller. 
Rs. 550 to day scholars. 
Thesis printing charges of Rs. 1600 
Study tour charges of Rs. 1600 
Book allowance of Rs. 1200 
Reader allowance of Rs. 240
Group 3:- All courses not included in Group 1 and 2 leading to BA/ BSc/BCom degree.Maintenance allowance of Rs. 820 to hosteller
Rs. 530 to day scholars.
Thesis printing charges of Rs. 1600
Study tour charges of Rs. 1600 Book allowance of Rs. 1200 Reader allowance of Rs. 240
Group 1:- UG/ PG level courses in Medicine, Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design,  Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary and allies sciences, Management, Business Finance/ Administration, Computer Science/Applications, Commercial Pilot Licence,  PG diploma courses in Management and Medicine, CA, ICWA, CS, ICFA, LLM, MPhil/Ph.D./ Post-doctoral Programmes.Maintenance allowance of Rs. 570 to hosteller.
Rs. 300 to day scholars.
Thesis printing charges of Rs. 1600 Study tour charges of Rs. 1600 Book allowance of Rs. 1200 Reader allowance of Rs. 200
Group 4:- All non-degree post-matric courses with the minimum level of study being Class 10 such as Class 11/ 12 (both general and vocational stream)/ ITI/ 3-year Diploma in Polytechnic etc.Maintenance allowance of Rs. 380 to hosteller and
Rs. 230 to day scholars. Thesis printing charges of Rs.1600
Study tour charges of Rs. 1600
Book allowance of Rs. 1200
Reader allowance of Rs. 160

Post Matric Scholarship For OBC

GroupsRewards
Group 1:- UG/ PG level courses in Medicine, Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary and allies sciences, Management, Business Finance/ Administration, Computer Science/ Applications, Commercial Pilot Licence,  PG diploma courses in Management and Medicine, CA, ICWA, CS, ICFA, LLM, MPhil/Ph.D./ Post-doctoral Programmes.Maintenance allowance of Rs 750 to hosteller
Rs 350 to day scholars. Thesis printing charges of Rs 1000
Study tour charges of Rs 900 Book allowance of Rs 900 Reader allowance of Rs 175
Group 2:– Professional courses leading to Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate in Pharmacy, Nursing, LLB, BFS, Mass Communication, Hotel Management & Catering, Travel, Tourism, Hospitality Management, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Dietetics, Commercial Arts, Financial Services for which minimum level of study is Class 12 and other PG courses not covered in Group 1 such as MA, M.Sc, M.Com, M.Ed, MPharmaMaintenance allowance of Rs 510 to hosteller
Rs 335 to day scholars. Thesis printing charges of Rs 1000
Study tour charges of Rs 900 Book allowance of Rs 900 Reader allowance of Rs 175
Group 3:- All courses not included in Group 1 and 2 leading to BA/BSc/BCom degree.Maintenance allowance of Rs 400 to hosteller
Rs 210 to day scholars. Thesis printing charges of Rs 1000
Study tour charges of Rs 900 Book allowance of Rs 900 Reader allowance of Rs 130
Group 1:- UG/ PG level courses in Medicine, Engineering, Technology, Planning, Architecture, Design, Fashion Technology, Agriculture, Veterinary and allies sciences, Management, Business Finance/ Administration, Computer Science/Applications, Commercial Pilot Licence,  PG diploma courses in Management and Medicine, CA, ICWA, CS, ICFA, LLM, MPhil/Ph.D./ Post-doctoral Programmes.Maintenance allowance of Rs 260 to hosteller
Rs 160 to day scholars. Thesis printing charges of Rs 1000
Study tour charges of Rs 900
Book allowance of Rs 900
Reader allowance of Rs 90

Ashirwad Scholarship: Eligibility Criteria

Below we have discussed the eligibility criteria that students need to fulfill to apply for the Punjab Ashirwad Scholarship.

  • The applicant must be a permanent resident of India.
  • The candidate must belong to the SC ST OBC category.
  • The student must have passed 10th class from any government-recognized university, private or Board of Secondary Education.
  • The age of the applicant should not be less than 17 years.
  • The annual family income of SC and ST categories should not exceed more than Rs. 2.50 lakhs from all sources.
  • The annual family income of the OBC category should not exceed more than Rs. 1 lakhs from all sources.
  • The candidate who wants to apply under the scheme should not get any other scholarship.
  • Students who are pursuing distance learning correspondence courses are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who are pursuing a postgraduate degree in medicine are eligible to apply.

Ashirwad Scholarship: Required Documents

Following are the important documents required to avail Post-Matric Ashirwad Scholarship.

  • Domicile certificate
  • Caste certificate
  • 2 passport-size photographs
  • Attested copy of school/college mark sheets/certificates
  • Parent’s income certificate
  • Residential proof
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of the first page of the bank passbook

Ashirwad Scholarship 2024: Application Process

Interested students who want to apply for this Punjab Ashirwad Ashirwad can follow the steps below to apply online.

Punjab Scholarship Portal.
  • The homepage will appear in front of you.
  • On the homepage, click on the optionNew Registration.”
New Registrstion
  • A new web page will appear before you.
  • Take the declaration mark after carefully reading the terms and conditions. 
  • Now click the Continue option. 
  • The Registration Form will be displayed in front of you. 
  • Enter all of the details required in the form, such as 
    • State
    • Scholarship Category
    • Name
    • Scheme type
    • Date of birth
    • Gender
    • Mobile number
    • Email ID
    • Bank account number
    • Identification details
    • Captcha code
  • After providing all the details, select the Register option. 
  • This allows you to simply apply for the Ashirwad scholarship.

Process To Renew Application

  • Visit the Official Website of the Punjab Scholarship Portal
  • The home page will appear in front of you. 
  • Log in to the homepage using your login credentials. 
  • A new web page will appear in front of you. 
  • Now select the option of Renew Application 
  • The renewal form will display on your screen. 
  • Enter all of the details asked in the form. 
  • After entering the details, select the Submit button. 

View List of Registered Institutes

  • Open the official webpage of the scholarship. 
  • Now, on the homepage, select the Registered Institutes option. 
  • A new page will appear on your screen. 
  • Fill out the form with details such as state, district, department, and tehsil. 
  • Now select the See Institute option. 
  • A list of all registered institutes will appear on the screen.
View Scheme Details
  • Open the official webpage of the scholarship. 
  • Now, from the homepage, select the Scheme Details option. 
  • A new page will appear on your screen. 
  • Enter the scheme that you want to know more information about.
  • Select an academic year. 
  • Enter the Captcha code. 
  • Now select the Submit option.

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