Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme in Punjab for Meritorious & Poor Students

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Punjab state government has launched “Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme”, a new initiative to provide cheaper and quality education to meritorious & poor students. Under the scheme, the state government would provide fee waiver to as per the percentage of marks obtained by students in class 10th.

Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme would be applicable to those students who are the residents of Punjab and are studying in any of the following institutions

– Government polytechnic & engineering colleges
– Maharaja Ranjit Singh University, Bhatinda
– I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar

Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme – Objectives

The objective of the scheme is to financially help and encourage the poor meritorious students for pursuing higher education. The government aims to fulfill the promise of cheaper and quality education for poor through the Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme.

Following is the percentage of fee waiver which would be provided to students basis on 10th percentage.

Percentage in Class 10thPercentage of Fee to be Waived Off
60% to 70%70%
70% to 80%80%
80% to 90%90%
Above 90%100%

The scheme would also boost the number of admissions in government engineering colleges and polytechnics across the state. Until now, the number of admissions in these government run colleges have been very low and many seats remain vacant every year. Since the scheme would provide tuition fee waiver, it will definitely attract admissions in these colleges/institutions.


11 thoughts on “Chief Minister Scholarship Scheme in Punjab for Meritorious & Poor Students”

  1. Dear sir
    I want to do MBBS.i got near about 88% in 12th under CBSE board Bathinda. I belong to a poor family and needful family. Pls help me

  2. Sir I need to scholarship I am completed my 10th with83.57% and 12th with 69.11% this year in arya sen. sec. school dhuri i belonge to poor and needful family plz get the benefit

  3. Sir I complete my 10th with 85.23%and 12th with 86%in meritorious school patiala I belongs to poor and needfully family .can I get any help from your college I want to do bjmc.

  4. Sir i got 63 % in secondary exam in this year and 75% in matric previous year.
    Now i am want to schloorsheep for my Bachelor of vocational .pls help me

  5. I want to do MCA. I got near about 68% in BCA under punjabi university,patiala. I belong to a poor and needful family.
    Is there any benefit for me?


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