Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme 2021 Apply Online Form at scholarships.punjab.gov.in


Punjab government is inviting Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme 2021 online registration / application form at scholarships.punjab.gov.in (Dr. Ambedkar Scholarship Portal). While launching Post Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Caste students, CM has alleged that the central govt. has backstabbed SC students as it has ended post matric scholarship scheme for SC students. The new scheme will provide an opportunity to students from weaker sections to pursue higher learning in various streams which SC students have been deprived of due to withdrawal of scholarship scheme by the Centre.

The Punjab state govt. was in the process of recasting SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme to ensure that no SC student is deprived of higher education. CM also reiterated his govt’s resolve to recruit 1 lakh youth in government jobs over next 1 and half year. Out of these, around 50,000 will be recruited till March 2022 and another 50,000 by end of its term.

Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme 2021 Apply Online

Punjab government has launched SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme 2021 and is inviting its online applications at scholarships.punjab.gov.in. The new apply online process for Post Matric Scholarship for scheduled caste students along with the notification and guidelines is present at Dr. Ambedkar Scholarship Portal.

The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Caste students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education. This SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme is available for studies in India and would be awarded by the Punjab government. The state govt. will transfer the amount directly into the bank accounts of the SC category students through direct benefit transfer (DBT) mode.

Freeship Card under Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students

The Punjab students studying in other states will also apply online for Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students. No offline form will be accepted. Government of India Guidelines dated March 2021 will be applicable. scholarships.punjab.gov.in Portal is open for Students. Every SC Student (new / renewal) has to register for FREESHIP CARD. Dr Ambedkar Scholarship Portal is open for Institutes and line Departments. Institutes can register on the scholarship portal.

Freeship card scheme has been introduced to ease the difficulties of students for admission in different institutions. After obtaining the Freeship Card, the students become eligible for admission in any educational institution. Earlier, SC students faced various difficulties in getting admission. Educational institutions have been directed to forward complete cases of eligible SC and backward class (BC) students by 30 November 2021. The last date for the sanctioning authority to forward the cases to the welfare department has been fixed on 15 December 2021.

Student Registration at Dr. Ambedkar Scholarship Portal Punjab

STEP 1: Firstly visit the official website at http://www.scholarships.punjab.gov.in/

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STEP 2: At the homepage, click at the “Student Registration” link under ‘Scholarship for SC and OBC’ section as shown below:-

Scholarships Punjab Gov In Portal Student Registration

STEP 3: Then the Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme online application form will appear as shown below:-

Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Online Application Form
Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Online Application Form

STEP 4: Enter all the details accurately and click at “Submit” button to complete Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship registration process.

Login at scholarships.punjab.gov.in Portal

STEP 1: Firstly visit the official website at http://www.scholarships.punjab.gov.in/

STEP 2: At the homepage, click at the “Login” link under ‘Scholarship for SC and OBC’ section as shown below:-

DR Ambedkar Scholarship Portal Login
DR Ambedkar Scholarship Portal Login

STEP 3: Then the Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme login page for registered users will appear as shown below:-

Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Login
Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Login

STEP 4: All the registered users, institutes, district administrators and state administrators can make login at scholarships.punjab.gov.in portal

Student Search at Punjab Scholarship Portal

STEP 1: Firstly visit the official website at http://www.scholarships.punjab.gov.in/

STEP 2: At the homepage, click at the “Student’s Search” link under ‘Scholarship for SC and OBC’ section as shown below:-

Students Search Scholarships Punjab Gov Portal
Students Search Scholarships Punjab Gov Portal

STEP 3: Then the Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Student’s Search page will appear as shown below:-

Student Search SC Post Matric Scholarship Punjab
Student Search SC Post Matric Scholarship Punjab

STEP 4: Enter all the details accurately to search SC students in Post Matric Scholarship Scheme in Punjab.

Freeship Card Documents List

Here is the complete list of documents required for Freeship Card:-

  • Income Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Passing Certificate

Punjab social justice and empowerment minister mentioned that over 1.5 lakh scheduled caste (SC) students have been issued freeship cards under Punjab SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme. The department’s web portal is open to receive applications for the 2021-22 session. Send your techincal queries to pms[dot]dsjem[dot]punjab[at]gmail[dot]with

Benefits of SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Punjab

The benefits of SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme Punjab will includes the following for complete duration of the course:-

  • Maintenance allowance,
  • Reimbursement of compulsory non-refundable fees,
  • Study tour charges,
  • Thesis typing/prinbng charges for Research Scholars,
  • Book allowance for students pursuing correspondence courses,
  • Book bank facility for specified courses, and
  • Additional allowance for students with disabilities.

The official notification and guidelines of the new Punjab Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students has not been released yet. However, people can check the previous SC Post Matric Scholarship Scheme guidelines till then through the link here – http://www.ssapunjab.org/scholarships/ScholarshipData/PostMatric/PostMatricScholarshipsSCStudents.pdf

Overview of Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC

Name of Scheme Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC
State Name Punjab
Dept. Name Department of Welfare of Scheduled Caste & Backward Classes
Basic Registration Information Only for Scheduled Caste (SC) Students
Gender Male as well as Female Students
Religion Eligible Hindu, Christian, Muslim, Sikhism
Special Category Eligible Blind, Hearing Impairment, Leprosy Cured, Locomotor Disability, Mentally Retardation, Severely Handicapped
Income Band Information No Income Bands Added Till
Maintenance Allowance Details No Income Bands Added Till
List of Courses to Course Group No Income Bands Added Till
Official Website scholarships.punjab.gov.in
Overview of Punjab Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for SC Students

For more details, visit the official Dr. Ambedkar Scholarship Portal at scholarships.punjab.gov.in

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