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.
|Scholarship||Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship|
|Administered by||Social Welfare Departments of Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh|
|Objective||Uplift the socially and economically backward classes.|
|Beneficiaries||Pre-Matriculation and Post-Matriculation Students|
|Official Websites||Uttar Pradesh:samajkalyan.up.gov.in and scholarship.up.gov.inRajasthan: sje.rajasthan.gov.inUttrakhand: socialwelfare.uk.gov.in|
This Blog Includes:
- Overview of Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Uttar Pradesh
- Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Uttrakhand
- Samaj Kalyan Vibhag Scholarship Rajasthan
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:
- 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 samajkalyan.up.gov.in or scholarship.up.gov.in
- The application period is July-September. Students are advised to check the official websites for exact dates.
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 Scholarship||Post-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 samajkalyan.up.gov.in or scholarship.up.gov.in.Application 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 samajkalyan.up.gov.in or scholarship.up.gov.in.Application 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:
|Scholarships||SC Pre-10th Scholarship||Scholarship to SC Students of class 9 to 10||SC Post-Matric Scholarship|
|Applicable for||Classes 1 to 8 and ITI||Class 9 and 10||Management/Technical/Medical/other professional courses in Universities of Uttrakhand and outside.|
|Eligibility||Students 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 Income||Not more than INR 2,00,000 per annum||Less than INR 2,50,000 per annum.|
|Benefits||Classes 1 to 5: INR 50 per month;Classes 6 to 8: INR 80 per month||Scholarship Descaler: INR 150 per month;Hustler: INR 350 per month;Ad hoc Grant: INR 750;Additional Hustler (Conditional): INR 1000||The 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/Courses||Benefits (per month)|
|Classes 11 & 12 and ITI||Descaler: 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 programmes||Descaler: INR 530Hustler: INR 1200|
|Group II: Undergraduate level Diploma, Certificate Programmes and all Postgraduate and technical and professional courses not included in Group I||Descaler: INR 530Hustler: INR 820|
|Group III: All other Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes excluded in Group I and II||Descaler: 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:
|Scholarships||Backward Caste Poorvadasham Scholarship Scheme||Backward Caste Post-Tenth Scholarship|
|Applicable for||Classes 3 to 10||Management/ Medical/Technical institutes or universities of Uttrakhand or outside.|
|Eligibility||Students 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 Income||Monthly income should not exceed INR 1000.||Must not be more than INR 1,00,000 per annum.|
|Benefits||Classes 3 to 5: INR 50 per monthClasses 6 to 8: INR 80 per month Classes 9 to 10: INR 100 per month||Benefits 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/Courses||Benefits (per month)|
|Undergraduate Programmes||Hustler: INR 260;Descaler: INR 160|
|Law Degree, Physical Education, Library Science, Postgraduate Courses, and Postgraduate Diploma||Hustler: 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 Courses||Hustler: 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/Courses||Benefits (per month)|
|Classes 1 to 5||INR 50|
|Classes 6 to 8||INR 80|
|Classes 9 and 10||INR 170|
|Classes 11 and 12||Hustler: INR 140;Descaler: INR 85|
|Undergraduate Courses||Hustler: INR 180:Descaler: INR 125|
|Postgraduate and Professional Courses||Hustler: 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:
|Scholarships||Post-Matric Scholarship for SC/ SBC/ ST Students||Post-Matric Scholarship for OBC Students|
|Applicable for||All Post-Matric courses||All Post-Matric courses|
|Eligibility||Students enrolled in government-affiliated and recognised educational organisations.||Students enrolled in government-affiliated and recognised educational organisations.|
|Family Income||Should not exceed INR 2,5,000 per annum.||Should not exceed INR 1,00,000 per annum.|
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:
|Scholarships||Dr Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for DNT Students||Dr Ambedkar Post-Matric Scholarship for EBC students|
|Applicable for||Intermediate to Postgraduate Level||Intermediate to Postgraduate Level|
|Eligibility||Students must secure admission in government-affiliated and recognised educational organisations.||Applicant must be a student in a government-affiliated and recognised academic organisation.|
|Family Income||Annual 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.
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.
Ans. Socially and economically backward residents of Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan can apply for pre-matric and post-matric scholarships under this scheme.
Ans. Students can apply on the official website of the Social Welfare Departments of the respective states.
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