UP Scholarship Online Form 2020-21: Fresh and Renewal – Apply Online

UP Scholarship Online Form Pre/Post-2020-21 जानिए आवेदन करने कि अंतिम तिथि| fresh and renewal Application Form: UP Scholarship is one of the biggest scholarship schemes of the state. The given article covers all the important information about the UP Scholarship online form and complete application form procedure. Therefore, eligible students who wish to submit the UP Scholarship application form for this scholarship can collect information about the same in this particular article.

newUpdate: UP Govt has made some changes in the schedule of UP Scholarship 2020-2021. Changes has been made in the schedule of UP Postmatric (Institutions) scholarship and SC scholarship. Revised schedule for both is shared below.

उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार द्वार हर वर्ष राज्य के अनुसूचित जाति, अनुसूचित जनजाति, पिछड़ा वर्ग, सामान्य वर्ग अथवा अल्पसंख्यक वर्ग के पूर्वदशम (class 9th-10th ) और दशमोत्तर कक्षाओं में नियमित रूप से अध्ययनरत छात्र/ छात्राएं को छात्रवृत्ति एवं शुल्क प्रतिपूर्ति की धनराशि प्रदान की जाती है |

शैक्षणिक सत्र २०२०-२०२१ के लिए ऑनलाइन आवेदन प्रक्रिया जुलाई (पूर्वदशम) और अगस्त (दशमोत्तर) २०२० में शुरू की गयी थी| बता दें कि पूर्वदशम और दशमोत्तर के छात्रों के लिए आवेदन करने की अवधि समाप्त हो गई | जो भी छात्र छात्राएं आवेदन भर चुके हैं वे उप छात्रवृत्ति एवं शुल्क प्रतिपूर्ति ऑनलाइन प्रणाली (SAKSHAM portal) से सभी अपडेटस पा सकते हैं | छात्रवृत्ति से जुड़ी सभी जानकारी इस आर्टिकल में दी गयी है अतः इस लेख को अंत तक तक अवश्य पढ़े|

UP Scholarship 2021

UP Scholarship Online Form 2020-21

Every year thousands of eligible students from class 9 to higher education are benefited from UP Scholarship. This UP scholarship includes various scheme such as Pre-matric scholarship, post-matric scholarship, etc. through which state government provides financial support to the students of the state to complete their pre-matric, secondary and higher education.

Department of Social Welfare, Government of Uttar Pradesh has invited a huge number of application for the year 2020 from July. The application procedure has started. UP students who are eligible, can submit their UP Scholarship application forms like the application window will be opened shortly.

UP Scholarship 2020-21: An Overview

Scholarship UP Scholarship 2020-21
Category UP Scholarship Application Form Filling
Concerned Department   Department of Social Welfare, Government of Uttar Pradesh
State Backward Welfare Department, Govt. of UP
Minority Welfare and Waqf Department, Govt. of UP
Online system Scholarship and Fee Reimbursement Online System
Online portal SAKSHAM portal
UP Scholarship Year 2020-2021
State Uttar Pradesh
UP Scholarship Scheme Pre-Matric (पूर्वदशम),
Post-Matric & Post-matric other than intermediate (Dashmottar) दशमोत्तर &
Post-matric outside state  
Application process Active Now (only for pre matric)
Mode of UP Scholarship application Online
Application portal http://scholarship.up.nic.in

What is UP Scholarship?
UP Scholarship is a mean by which Uttar Pradesh Govt. provide financial support for education of the students of the state belonging to Schedule Caste /Schedule Tribe /Other Backward Classes /Minority /General categories.

UP scholarships are provided at different level- Pre-Matric (class 9-10) and Post Matric which is further categorized into Post Matric other Inter (Class 11-12), Post Matric other than Inter, Post Matric outside State.

These scholarships are granted by the three departments of the state government which are- Department of Social Welfare, State Backward Welfare Department and Minority Welfare and Waqf Department.

UP Scholarship Types

UP Scholarship Online Form 2020-21 Dates 

Check the application schedule for both pre-matric and post-matric schemes in the table below-

For Pre-matric (9th to 10th) Schedule

Name of EventsRevised Dates of Occurrence
Online Application Form Submission 24th July to 1st Dec 2020 21st Jan 2021
Error Correction WindowWithin 3 days after the last date.
Submission of the Hard copy of the online applicationWithin 6 days after the last date (till 7th Dec 2020) 27th Jan 201
Verification of Online Application 25th July to 17th Sept 2020 14th December 2020
2nd February 2021
Online Verification of Students Category Wise31st December 2020
10th Feb 2021
Get Back the data from PFMS  Software after verification14th Dec to 28th Dec 2020
3rd Feb to 24th Feb 2021
Decision Regarding Correct Data by district scholarship,
Approve scholarship and fee reimbursement
23rd to 29th Sept 2020 15th Jan to 30 Jan 2021
12th to 17th March 2021
Generate Demand from students for renewal
from the state unit of NIC.
till 10th Feb 2021
25th Feb to 21st March 2021
Transferring Scholarship amount in Bank Account of Applicanttill 15th February 2021
24th March 2021
Scholarship Distribution Ceremony Datetill 22nd February 2021
27th March 2021

Check complete revised schedule for pre-matric through the links shared at the bottom of the article.

For Post-matric (10th to 12th) Schedule

Event DescriptionImportant Dates
up scholarship online Application Form submission 1st August to 5th Nov 15th Dec 2020
Error Correction Window OpenWithin 3 days after the last date 8th Sept 2020
Hard copy of the online Application Submissionwithin 7 days after the last date (22nd Dec 2020)
Online Application Verification2nd Aug to 29th Dec 2020
Reason for Submitting Non-renewal of Application11th Sept 2020 to 20th Jan 2021
Category Wise Verification Students Online 15th Jan 2021
After verification Getting Back the data from PFMS Software 30th Dec 2020 to 20th Jan 2021
Decision Regarding Correct Data by district scholarship,
Approve scholarship and fee reimbursement
21st Jan to 22nd Feb 2021
Generate Demand from students for renewal
from the state unit of NIC
23rd Feb to 10th March 2021
Transferring Scholarship amount in Bank Account of Applicants15th March 2021
Scholarship Distribution Ceremony25th March 2021

UP Scholarship Online Form Eligibility Criteria

Candidates before submitting the application must ensure that they satisfy all the eligibility requirements. Applicants found to be ineligible at any stage of the scholarship process (on the basis of documents submitted) will be disqualified.

The basic eligibility requirements of all the schemes under UP scholarship are as follows-

  • Applicants should be a resident of Uttar Pradesh. However, for one scheme candidates from outside UP are also eligible.
  • Category-wise annual income eligibility requirements-
Scholarship scheme Annual income not exceed
Pre-Matric (Class 9th & 10th)  
For General/SC/ST 1 lakh from all sources
For Minorities 1 lakh from all sources
For OBC 1 lakh from all sources
Post-Matric (Class 11th & 12th)  
For General/OBC/ Minority 2 lakhs from all sources
For SC/ST 2.5 lakhs from all sources
Post-Matric (Other than intermediate)  
For General/SC/ST 2 lakhs from all sources
For Minorities 2 lakhs from all sources
For OBC 2 lakhs from all sources

Document Required For UP Scholarship 2020-21 Application Online form

Applicants are required to have all the necessary documents with them on the basis of which they can apply for UP Scholarship. Before filling the application form, they must be ready with all the documents and details required to be uploaded/ mentioned in the application form. Without these documents, no applicant will be able to submit the application form.

Candidates willing to fill the application form must be ready with the following documents/ details before application-

  • Marksheets and certificates of qualifying exam
  • Caste certificates- SC/ (as applicable)- SC certificate/ST certificate/OBC certificate/EWS certificate etc. issued by the competent authority
  • Income certificate
  • Residence proof such as voter Id proof, ration card, Aadhaar card, PAN card, driving license, etc.
  • Annual non-refundable tuition fee
  • Registration no. at the current school/institution
  • Bank passbook
  • Aadhaar No.
  • Receipt of fee submitted at the school/institute
  • Scanned passport sized photograph (should not be more than 20kb)

Aadhaar no. is very important from the point of view of online application for UP Scholarship. Without Aadhaar Card, no application for scholarship would be possible.

उत्तर प्रदेश छात्रवृति का लाभ उठाने के लिए सभी छात्र/छात्राओं का बैंक अकाउंट उनके आधार कार्ड के साथ लिंक होना अनिवार्य है|

Important Points regarding to UP Scholarship 2020-21 Online Form

  • The application procedure of all the schemes of the scholarship is currently active for pre-matric level and interested candidates can apply before the due date.
  • Applications will be submitted only through online mode.
  • Only eligible candidates can apply.
  • Candidates will receive an SMS notification on their registered mobile no. if their application is forwarded or rejected.
  • They can also track their application status from the official website by using valid login details.  
  • Failed candidates are advised not to apply. 
  • All the entries in the application form should be filled correctly.

Uttar Pradesh Scholarship Application Process 2020-21

Interested candidates can submit applications for uttar pradesh scholarship only in online mode. Before going to the details of all the stages involved in this application process, candidates can have a look at the flow chart of the complete UP scholarship process from registration to reimbursement of the fund shared below-

UP-Scholarship-process

Now, go through the detailed explanation of each stage-

UP Scholarship Online Form Registration

The very first step to avail the benefit of UP Scholarship starts with the online registration. Registration is only for the candidates are filling fresh application form. Prospective applicants can follow the step-by-step registration process shared below-

  • Step 1- Visit the official website

Applicants have to start by visiting the UP Scholarship SAKSHAM portal. Link of the portal is shared below in the article.

  • Step 2- Select the relevant option

On the homepage of the portal, click on “STUDENT” tab and click on the “Registration” link given on the dropdown menu.
UP-Scholarship-registration-step-1

  • Step 3- Select the Scholarship

    Registration page will open. List of all the scholarships will appear on the screen. As we have discussed above that registration will be done only for fresh applications, candidates have to select scholarship links only for fresh scholarships as shown below-
    UP-Scholarship-registration-process

  • Step 4Fill the details

Now, a registration form will open for the selected scholarship Fill the details asked in the application form carefully. Fields with * mark are mandatory to be filled. Candidates have to verify the mobile number through OTP have to generate a password. After filling the registration form, proceed further by clicking on “Submit” button.

UP-Scholarship-saksham-portal-registration

  • Step 5- Print the UP Scholarship registration slip  

Once form will be submitted successfully, a registration slip will be generated. Print the registration slip and keep it safe for future references.
After completing the registration process, applicants can proceed further to fill UP Scholarship application form.

How to fill the UP Scholarship Application Form ?

UP Scholarship Application Form Submission

After successful registration on the portal, candidates can proceed to fill the application form. In order to fill the application form, candidates have to login to portal. Check the step-by-step application filling process below-


1. Visit the official website.

2. Click on the “Student” section given on the menu bar.

3. Select the relevant option (fresh/renewal login) from the drop-down menu as per the scholarship scheme candidate wish to apply for or have applied for( in case of renewal).

UP-Scholarship-2020-application

In case of Renewal, candidates have to fill following information-

UP-Scholarship-2021-Renewal-Application

4. Login with the registration no., password, and date of birth.

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Candidates will be redirected to the page indicating the instructions related to application. Read all the instructions carefully.


5. Click on “Proceed” button given at the end of the paper.

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6. A new page showing various options will open. Hit “Fill scholarship Application form” छात्रवृत्ति हेतु आवेदन पत्र भरें option.

UP-scholarship-apply-link

7. Application form will open. Fill educational details (शैक्षणिक विवरण ) correctly in the space provided. Candidates are advised to refer their original qualification certificate to fill the details. After filling details, click on “Submit” button.

UP-Scholarship-educational-details

8. Enter the personal details like sub-category, residential address etc. and click on “Update” button.

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9. Fill other details related to caste & income and update.

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10. Now, fill all the bank details as mentioned in Bank passbook.

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11. Fill details related to fee in the space provided.

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12. Fill all the details of present year गत वर्ष का विवरण and click update.

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13. This will complete 1st phase of the application form. Click on Homepage button.

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14. On the homepage, click on Photo Upload option.
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15. Upload scanned photograph in space provided.

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16. Check all the information entered in the application form carefully. With this application form will be filled. Take printout of the filled in application form.

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17. In case if candidate have found any mistake in the application forms details after scrutiny, then he/she can make correction by using the online portal within 3 days of submission of application.
They have to click on the form correction link given on the homepage of the portal as shown in the image below.


UP-Scholarship-application-form-correction

Submission of U.P. Scholarship online form

Once online application will be submitted online, applicants have to submit the hard copy of the application form along with all the self-attested supporting documents at the respective institute. They must submit all the genuine documents before the last date specified to them.
After submitting the documents, candidates will be given a receipt which they have to retains safely for future correspondences.
This is how final application process from applicant’s side will over. These applications will undergo further processing which is to be done by the concerned authority.

Verification from Institutions

After the final submission of the application, the information and documents will be verified at the concerned institutions/ Board. In this process information provided on the application form will be matched with the documents submitted.
Verification of the application form will be done considering various parameters. Verified application forms will be forwarded for further processing.

UP Scholarship application form scrutiny

Now, the scrutiny of the forwarded applications will be done. Under this process, any doubtful data will be reflected in the login of the applicants. They have to make the necessary corrections in the application form and have to submit the hard copy of the application form.

Verification from District Welfare Committee

Now, the application form will be verified at the district level by the District Welfare Committees. The data will be finally verified and locked by the digital signature of the concerned district level officer.

Fund Allotment

Once the data will be verified by the district level officer, demand for the scholarship funds will be forwarded to NIC Lucknow. Finally, the fund will be transferred to the bank accounts of the beneficiary students through the medium of PFMS.

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How to fill UP Scholarship 2020-21 application form

Uttar Pradesh Scholarship 2020-21 Application Status

After successful submission of application forms, candidates are also given a chance to track their application status. They can get information about processing of their application. It can be tracked till the disbursement of the scholarship amount.

Applicants can follow the instructions shared below to track the application status-

  • Open the official portal.
  • Click on “STATUS” button on the menu bar.
  • Select the application status year form the dropdown list.
  • Enter the registration number and date of birth and click on “Search” button.
  • Application status will appear on the screen.          

Visit UP Scholarship application status to get complete information about the scholarship for which candidates have applied.

Important Links

Check UP scholarship 2020-21 Application links below-

Fresh Renewal
General, SC, ST CategoryGeneral, SC, ST Category
Pre-Matric Pre-Matric
Post-Matric IntermediatePost-Matric Intermediate
Post-Matric other than IntermediatePost-Matric other than Intermediate
Post-Matric other than the StatePost-Matric other than the State
OBC CategoryOBC Category
Pre-Matric Pre-Matric
Post-Matric IntermediatePost-Matric Intermediate
Post-Matric other than IntermediatePost-Matric other than Intermediate
Minority CategoryMinority Category
Pre- Matric Pre- Matric
Post-Matric IntermediatePost-Matric Intermediate
Post-Matric other than IntermediatePost-Matric other than Intermediate

Some More Links

UP Scholarship SAKSHAM portal Click Here
new 2SC Scholarship revised schedule Click Here
new 2UP Scholarship Post-Matric (Institutions) revised schedule Click Here
UP Scholarship Pre-Matric Revised Schedule Click Here
UP Scholarship Post-Matric Revised ScheduleClick Here
up scholarship 2020-21 Advertisement Click Here
UP Scholarship Instructions for Students Click Here

Helpline No.-

Backward Class Welfare- 18001805131
Minority Welfare- 18001805229

If you have any doubt or queries regarding UP scholarship online form application apply online 2021, then comment below and our technical team will help you in submitting the online application form.

FAQ’s

Is UP Scholarship application process currently active ?

No, UP scholarship process has been closed now for all the scholarships.

What is last to submitting the application form of pre matric scholarship?

Final date of submitting pre matric scholarship has been re extended by officials. As per the revised schedule application submission process for pre-matric was extended till 21st Jan 2021.

Can I apply for pre-matric scholarship, if I am from general category?

UP scholarship is only for reserved category applicants. If you satisfy the eligibility requirements, then only you can apply. Check the eligibility conditions mentioned in the article.

What is Fund Allotment?

After getting data of all candidates authorities will verify it and allot fund and that is will be forwarded to NIC Lucknow.

When will authorities organize the scholarship distribution process for pre matric scholarship students?

Scholarship distribution process will be conducted by 22nd Feb 2021 25th March 2021 for pre matric scholarship.

Can I fill application form by offline mode to avail the post matric scholarship?

No, application forms will be filled through online mode only. No facility for offline submission of application is available. Eligible students have to visit the official portal to submit online application.

Do we have to register again if we have to proceed with renewal of scholarship?

No, registration process is only meant for fresh applications. For renewal applications, they just have to login with the valid details which include Registration No., date of birth, password, captcha code etc.

Is it compulsory to submit the application form in the concerned school/university in person by the applicant?

Yes, after filling online application, it is compulsory for all the candidates to submit the application form along with the self attested copies of the documents at the respective schools/institutions. Candidates must ensure that they submit application forms by their own and collect the receipt. They must avoid sending others to submit their applications.

Is a failed candidate eligible to apply?

No, candidates who have not pass the qualifying exam should not apply. Such applications will not be accepted. In case if semester or annual result of university students is awaited, they can fill “Result yet not released” option in the application form. They have to submit the result details within the specified period otherwise their applications will be rejected.

Is it mandatory to link Bank Account to Aadhaar?

Yes, Aadhaar linking of Candidate’s bank account is compulsory. Online registration for scholarship is not possible for students without a valid Aadhaar Number.

How scholarship amount is disbursed to the eligible students?

The transfer of scholarship amount to the eligible students is made directly to the Aahdaar linked Bank Account of the students. Therefore, Aadhar linking of student’s Bank account is mandatory.

If a SC student is permanent resident of Uttar Pradesh but studying outside the state, is he/she eligible for UP scholarship?

Yes. All the students who fulfill the eligibility criteria and are studying in govt. or govt. aided schools (outside the state) which are registered with UP scholarship SAKSHAM portal are eligible to apply for UP Scholarship.

If a student is admitted into a Govt/ Govt. Aided university outside Uttar Pradesh under the Management quota, is he/she eligible for UP Scholarship?

No, such students are not eligible to apply. All the students who have granted admission under Management Quota or through Spot admission in the colleges outside UP are not eligible for this scholarship.

If a student has registered in previous year but has not received the scholarship, for which option (among new application or renewal) he should go at the time of registration for current year?

In this case, student have to proceed with renewal option. They should not apply for new application. In the renewal form they must fill the marks details carefully.

What is the procedure to fill application form for pre-matric and post-matric level schlarships?

The application form filling process for all the levels is given in this article in detail along with the application links. Candidates can check the step-by-step process here.