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Scholarship

1. UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS TO MERITORIOUS STUDENTS
To make education accessible to all strata of society, Kalgidhar Society awards scholarships to
economically weaker and meritorious students in all the progammes as per following details:

UNDER GRADUATE COURSES
10+2 Marks Scholarship Awarded Concession per year
(up to)
Above 90% Full Tuition Fee + Full Hostel Charges(Excluding Mess & Electricity Charges) Rs. 51,000/-
85 – 90% 75% of Tuition Fee Rs. 24,750/-
80 – 85% 50% of Tuition Fee Rs. 16,500/-
70 – 80% 25% of Tuition Fee Rs. 8,250/-

 

POSTGRADUATE COURSES
Graduation Marks Scholarship Awarded Concession per year
(up to)
Above 80% Full Tuition Fee + Full Hostel Charges(Excluding Mess & Electricity Charges) Rs. 62,000/-
75 – 80% 75% of Tuition Fee Rs. 33,000/-
70 – 75% 50% of Tuition Fee Rs. 22,000/-
65 – 70% 25% of Tuition Fee Rs. 11,000/-

Note:
1. Scholarship so awarded shall be adjusted in the Tuition Fee and other charges payable by the students.
2. Students have to maintain their academic achievements to avail their scholarships, during the subsequent years as well (awarded first year).

2. MINORITY COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS
This is a centrally sponsored scheme to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities (Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists,& Parsis). These scholarships are awarded through an agency designated by the State Government for this purpose. The scholarships under the following schemes are available to the students belonging to minority communities.

  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarships: The objective of these scholarships is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities whose parents’ income is less than Rs. 2.5 lac per annum, to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.
  • Post Matric Scholarships: These scholarships are provided to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities whose parents’ income is less than Rs. 2 lac per annum to enable them to pursue courses in Arts & Humanities, Science and Commerce streams.
  • Maulana Azad National Fellowship: The objective of the scheme is to provide fellowships to the students belonging to minority communities whose parents’ or guardian’s income is less than 2.5 lac per annum, for pursuing higher studies such as M.Phil. and Ph.D.

3. POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR SCHEDULED CASTE STUDENTS

This is a centrally sponsored scheme. Under this scheme, Punjab Domicile students belonging to Scheduled Caste classes are given Scholarship by Punjab Government.
(i) Conditions of Eligibility: The student must belong to the scheduled caste/scheduled tribe and the annual income of student’s family must not exceed Rs. 2.5 Lac.
(ii) Fee: According to Government of India letter no. 11017/01/2008-SCD-V dated 29-04-2013, the SC/ST students whose parents/guardians have annual income not exceeding Rs. 2.5 Lac shall not be charged tuition fee and non-refundable compulsory fee (such as fee for admission, registration, tuition fee, sports, union, library, magazine, medical, examination and such fee as are compulsory charged by the University) at the time of admission.

4. POST MATRIC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR OTHER BACKWARD CLASS STUDENTS

This is a centrally sponsored scheme. Under this scheme, Punjab domicile students belonging to the Backward classes are given scholarship by Punjab Govt. Conditions of Eligibility: The student must belong to the other Backward Classes and the annual income of student’s family must not exceed Rs. 1 Lac (BPL).

How to apply: The claimants for scholarships under categories ‘2’, ‘3’ and ‘4’ above must submit the following documents along with admission form:

  • Application of scholarship
  • Self attested Affidavit regarding income to be submitted by student’s father/ guardian, if employed in unorganized sector or salary certificate in case of government employees as proof of income.
  • Punjab Domicile certificate. iv. Caste Certificate issued by competent authority; ADC/ SDM/ EM/ Tehsildar
  • Photostat copies of Matric certificate and last examination passed
  • Photocopy of Adhaar Card number (UID)
  • Own bank account number of claimant, linked to Adhaar card and with IF SC code
  • One passport size photograph

Note:
1. Claimant/ Student shall be herself/ himself responsible for applying online for Minority, SC, and BC scholarship by the last date notified by the Government.

2. Students not applying for the scholarships well in time and as per requirement of the Government have to pay the tuition fee and all the other charges of the Akal University.