Ashirwad Scholarship Scheme (ASC)

Ashirwad Scholarship Scheme is the scheme by Government of Punjab for the welfare of SC/ST/OBC & Minority student by offering them Pre-Matric & Post-Matric Scholarship. Basically the Ashirwad is the portal by Punjab govt. where student can fill up the form for both scholarships under the Ashirwad Scheme. The scheme makes sure that no student from backward community remains uneducated because of lack of money. So, for this, scheme provides financial assistance to the student to continue his studies into some professional or non-professional educational field. More precisely Ashirwad is the portal, authority which overlooks the application and sanctions the scholarship for post-matriculation studies. Considering the e-committee is to make procedure fast and be accurate in meeting the problems of students.

आशिर्वाद छात्रवृत्ति योजना (हिंदी में)

Benefits of Ashirwad Scholarship Scheme:

  • Funding for further education: Scheme funds the post-matriculation studies irrespective of stream
  • Few conditions for the students eligible: The best thing about the scholarship is it’s only for the student from backward community with only one condition of annual income of family and no selection on basis of percentage
  • Hassle free process: Since the process by Punjab govt. is completely online there are no such panicking situations while registering or availing the scholarship

Eligibility for Ashirwad Scholarship Scheme:

  1. Parent/Guardian annual income should not exceed Rs. 1 lakhs
  2. Candidates age at time of applying for the scheme should not be less than 17 years
  3. He/She should be the bonafied student of Punjab state
  4. The student must be from SC/ST/OBC category
  5. He/She must be from government or private school/board/institute or university in Punjab

Documents Required:

  1. Income certificate of candidate’s parents/guardian
  2. Caste certificate
  3. Residential Proof (electricity bill, water connection bill, gas connection bill, ration card, voter id, Aadhar card, pan card or driving license)
  4. SSC and HSC mark sheets
  5. Fee detail of the institution to which student intend to go or studying currently
  6. Bank passbook having (bank name, branch name, account holder name, IFSC & MICR code)
  7. An affidavit certificate from parent/guardian (will be informed at the time of filling up application individually if required)
  8. Institutes affiliation related certificates
  9. 2 Passport size photographs of student (better to keep more copies)

Application form:

Application forms are available at the official website of Ashirwad Scholarship Scheme (official link:, student can login there and complete the process

Application Procedure:

  1. Visit the link
  2. Select student corner from home page
  3. Now select the mode of scholarship by clicking the link
  4. Login with user-id and password which the student used at time of creating the account
  5. Fill all the details in the form
  6. Upload all the documents
  7. Submit it and take a printout of the form for confirmation

Whom to contact where to contact for more information about the scheme:

  1. Department of Social Justice and Empowerment
  2. Student section at any school or college

References and Details:

For more details about the scheme kindly visit the following link

  2. PDF of sanctioning authority:
  3. Official website:


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  1. I beg to say that i am Hamza Anwar, Study in Thapar polytechnic college, Patiala.
    i take admission in college on 16/07/2015.
    I am now in 5th semester diploma course of ECE.
    I apply for Ashirwad scholarship
    Post Matric Scholarship Scheme For OBC category(fresh).
    My Applicant Id is 930118.
    My applied scholarship was also sanctioned by the sanction authority but the amount of scholarship is not given to me.
    Sir i am belonging to a very poor
    family,this scholarship is very much important for continue my
    so,i request you to please tell me about when did i receive my scholarship amount and also tell me about that the scholarship amount is send directly to my bank account or my college bank account.
    I shall be highly thankful to you.
    Yours Faithfully
    Name:-Hamza Anwar Phone Number:-8528091278 College Registration Number:- 140526173750
    Class:-Diploma in ECE (5th semester) College:-Thapar
    Polytechnic College,Patiala.

  2. Your Comment Here … sir mera naam saurav kumar hai sir mai ka student hun sir maine portal 2015-16 ka online scholharship form bhra tha but sir abhi tak aye nhi .

    • Hey Saurav, you applied for 2015-2016 academic year’s scholarship. We know you are eager to get your scholarship, but the procedure takes time and you will receive your scholarship by the end of this year or say in next academic year. I hope this answers your query, keep visiting and please let us know if we can help you more 🙂

  3. Hello sir …I am a student of IET bhaddal ropar. My application number is 1033702.I was apply for the post matric scholarship scheme for SC in academic year 2015_16. But I don’t got any amount in my bank account .The financial stage of my family is not good .So please tell me that when did I receive my scholarship in my bank account . I am very thankful to you for this kind purpose.
    And the another question is that can I also apply for two scholarship schemes at the sametime that is Sikh minority scheme . please reply me and tell the right way. I shall be very thankful to you.

    • Hey Simranjit,
      Foremost thanks for visiting us and a query you asked. Solution to your query is it takes nearer 1 to 1.5 years to deposit money because the procedure takes time and you will receive your scholarship by the end of this year. We hope your query is resolved.

  4. hello i am the student of chandigarh university i have registered for the scholrship bt because of unavailibility of portal from last day m unable to upload my required documents so pls try to keep the server available so that ma and other many students can complete their application .

    • Hi Amritpal,
      Thanks your query is genuine, you may have failed to complete application process due to unavailability of server, but this is the technical problem due to load. Don’t worry of it either application date will be extend or server will to normal state soon. thanks for visiting

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