Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship

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Social Welfare Departments of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Rajasthan grant the Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship to economically and socially backward classes of respective states. Scholarship by this department of all the aforementioned states aims to educate the socially and economically downtrodden population and uplift them. These departments provide scholarships to pre-matriculation and post-matriculation students. 

ScholarshipSamaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship
Administered by Social Welfare Departments of Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh
ObjectiveUplift the socially and economically backward classes.
BeneficiariesPre-Matriculation and Post-Matriculation Students
Official WebsitesUttar and

Overview of Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Uttar Pradesh

The Social Welfare Department of Uttar Pradesh grants Samaj Kalyan Scholarships to Scheduled Caste (SC), and General Category students of Classes 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th, undergraduate programmes, and postgraduate courses. The disbursed amount for both pre-matric and post-matric Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarships are directly transferred to the bank account of students. Following are the provisions of both levels of scholarships by the Uttar Pradesh government: 

Pre-Matric Scholarship

  • Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Pre-Matric Scholarship in Uttar Pradesh is available for SC and General Category students of Uttar Pradesh enrolled in Classes 9th and 10th.
  • Students must pursue Classes 9th and 10th in Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad (UPMSP) affiliated schools.
  • The annual income of the family, either SC or General, should not exceed INR 2,50,000 per annum.
  • Students can apply for the same at or
  • The application period is July-September. Students are advised to check the official websites for exact dates. 

Post-Matric Scholarship

Under this scheme for post-matric courses, the Uttar Pradesh government provides scholarships at the intermediate level as well as undergraduate and postgraduate level courses. Following are the details for different academic levels:

Post-Matric Intermediate ScholarshipPost-Matric Scholarship Above Intermediate
Available to SC and General Category students of Uttar Pradesh enrolled in Classes 11 and 12.Student must be enrolled in schools or intermediate colleges affiliated with Uttar Pradesh State Board of High School and Intermediate Education (UPSBIHE)Apply on or period is July-November.Annual family income of SC and General Category students must not exceed INR 2,50,000 and INR 2,00,000, respectively. Granted to SC and General Category students of Uttar Pradesh opting for higher studies, after Class 12, in Uttar Pradesh or outside the state.Annual family income of General Category and SC students must not be more than INR 2,00,000 and INR 2,50,000, respectively.Apply on or period is July-November.

Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Uttrakhand

The Social Welfare Department of Uttrakhand provides scholarships to SC, Backward Caste, and Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) students of the state under its Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Schemes. These scholarships are available at pre-matric and post-matric levels. 

Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarships for Scheduled Caste Students of Uttrakhand

Three types of scholarships are available for SC students of the state. These scholarships can be availed by residents of Uttrakhand. Following are the details of all the scholarships:

ScholarshipsSC Pre-10th ScholarshipScholarship to SC Students of class 9 to 10SC Post-Matric Scholarship
Applicable forClasses 1 to 8 and ITIClass 9 and 10Management/Technical/Medical/other professional courses in Universities of Uttrakhand and outside. 
EligibilityStudents must study in a Uttrakhand government-affiliated school.Students must study in a Uttrakhand government-affiliated school.The student should not have a prior professional degree
Annual Family IncomeNot more than INR 2,00,000 per annumLess than INR 2,50,000 per annum.
BenefitsClasses 1 to 5: INR 50 per month;Classes 6 to 8: INR 80 per monthScholarship Descaler: INR 150 per month;Hustler: INR 350 per month;Ad hoc Grant: INR 750;Additional Hustler (Conditional): INR 1000The scholarship amount is decided on the basis of course, academic institutions, and family income.
(** Refer to the table below for scholarship rates)

Scholarship rates for SC Post-Matric Scholarship

Classes/CoursesBenefits (per month)
Classes 11 & 12 and ITIDescaler: INR 230;Hustler: INR 380
Group I: Degree in Business Management, Medical, Agriculture, Engineering, Management, Veterinary and Allied Sciences, Computer Application, Finance, or Commercial Pilot Licence, or Postgraduate programmesDescaler: INR 530Hustler: INR 1200
Group II: Undergraduate level Diploma, Certificate Programmes and all Postgraduate and technical and professional courses not included in Group IDescaler: INR 530Hustler: INR 820
Group III: All other Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes excluded in Group I and IIDescaler: INR 300Hustler: INR 570

Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarships for Backward Caste Students of Uttrakhand

Backward caste students should be residents of the state. Following are the details of multiple scholarships for Backward Caste students under this scholarship for Backward Caste students of Uttrakhand:

ScholarshipsBackward Caste Poorvadasham Scholarship SchemeBackward Caste Post-Tenth Scholarship
Applicable forClasses 3 to 10Management/ Medical/Technical institutes or universities of Uttrakhand or outside.
EligibilityStudents must be enrolled in Uttrakhand Education Board-affiliated schools.Applicant should not have done any other professional course before enrolling in the current programme.
Family IncomeMonthly income should not exceed INR 1000.Must not be more than INR 1,00,000 per annum.
BenefitsClasses 3 to 5: INR 50 per monthClasses 6 to 8: INR 80 per month Classes 9 to 10: INR 100 per monthBenefits are decided after considering the course and institution of the candidate. (**Refer to the below table for scholarship rates)

Scholarship Rates for Backward Caste Post-Tenth Scholarship

Classes/CoursesBenefits (per month)
Undergraduate Programmes Hustler: INR 260;Descaler: INR 160
Law Degree, Physical Education, Library Science, Postgraduate Courses, and Postgraduate DiplomaHustler: INR 400;Descaler: INR 210
Diploma in Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, Engineering, and Food Management.Hustler: INR 510Descaler: INR 335
Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses; Medical and Engineering CoursesHustler: INR 750Descaler: INR 350

Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarships for PwD Students of Uttrakhand

This scholarship by the Uttrakhand government is for differently abled students enrolled in Class 1 to postgraduate courses. Following are the details of this scholarship:

  • Applicant must be a resident of Uttarakhand.
  • The student must have a disability certificate from the Chief Medical Officer. 
  • Annual family income of the student must be up to INR 24000.
  • Scholarship rates are mentioned in the table below
Classes/CoursesBenefits (per month)
Classes 1 to 5INR 50 
Classes 6 to 8INR 80 
Classes 9 and 10INR 170 
Classes 11 and 12Hustler: INR 140;Descaler: INR 85
Undergraduate CoursesHustler: INR 180:Descaler: INR 125
Postgraduate and Professional CoursesHustler: INR 240Descaler: INR 170

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Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Rajasthan

The Social Justice and Empowerment Department of Rajasthan grants this scholarship to economically deprived and socially disadvantaged students of the state. The department provides scholarships to students pursuing higher education in the state and outside. The below-mentioned scholarships are available to students going for post-matric studies.

Post-Matric Scholarships for OBC, SC, ST, and SBC Students of Rajasthan

Benefits, eligibility criteria, and other information about this scholarship have been mentioned in the table below:

ScholarshipsPost-Matric Scholarship for SC/ SBC/ ST StudentsPost-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students
Applicable forAll Post-Matric courses All Post-Matric courses 
EligibilityStudents enrolled in government-affiliated and recognised educational organisations.Students enrolled in government-affiliated and recognised educational organisations.
Family IncomeShould not exceed INR 2,5,000 per annum.Should not exceed INR 1,00,000 per annum.
Application PeriodDecember-JanuaryDecember-January

Dr Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarships

Social Welfare Department of the Rajasthan government grants Dr Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarships to Denotified, Nomadic, and Semi-Nomadic Tribe (DNT) Category and Economically Backward Class (EBC) of General Category students enrolled in classes and courses above Class 10. Details of these scholarships are mentioned in the table below:

ScholarshipsDr Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for DNT StudentsDr Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC students
Applicable forIntermediate to Postgraduate LevelIntermediate to Postgraduate Level
EligibilityStudents must secure admission in government-affiliated and recognised educational organisations.Applicant must be a student in a government-affiliated and recognised academic organisation.
Family IncomeAnnual income must not be more than INR 2,00,000.Annual income must not be more than INR 1,00,000.

Mukhya Mantri Sarvjan Uchha Shiksha Chhatravriti Yojana

This Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship by the Social Welfare and Empowerment Department of the Rajasthan government is available only for students pursuing full-time undergraduate and postgraduate courses from eminent National-level institutions. The eligibility criteria for Mukhya Mantri Sarvjan Uchha Siksha Chhatravriti Yojana are as follows:

  • Applicant should have a domicile in Rajasthan.
  • The student must have completed Class 12 from a recognised education board with at least 60% marks. They should be a part of the top 1 lakh Merit List.
  • Annual family income of the family should not be more than INR 5,00,000. 

Students from socially and economically backward classes in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Uttrakhand are eligible for the Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Schemes of the respective states. Students can complete their schooling and higher education with the assistance of this financial assistance. 


Q1. Which states provide Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarships?

Ans. Social Welfare Departments of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand grants these scholarships to uplift economically disadvantaged and socially underprivileged students of the respective state. 

Q2. Who can apply for Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarships?

Ans. Socially and economically backward residents of Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan can apply for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships under this scheme. 

Q3. Where can students apply for Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarships?

Ans. Students can apply on the official website of the Social Welfare Departments of the respective states.

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