UP Scholarship 2018-19 Form (Pre & Post Metric) Released at scholarship.up.nic.in

The Uttar Pradesh Scholarship 2018-19 Application started from 1st July 2018. The UP Scholarship is provided by the government of Uttar Pradesh. UP Scholarship 2018 is provided for encouraging students for higher education as well as to provide financial help to the students who belong to the weaker financial background. There is about a 90% success rate of the candidates who registered and qualified for the UP Scholarship in previous years. Out of 87,00,000 registered candidates, more than 75,00,000 candidates were selected for the UP scholarship.

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UP is the most populated state of India, UP Scholarship has benefitted lakhs of students by far which accounts for about 2393 crore rupees. The UP scholarship 2018 is provided in three departments, Pre Matric (Class 9,10), Post Matric (Class 11,12), Dashmottar Scholarship. The UP Scholarship is open to avail for all the general as well as reserved category students from Uttar Pradesh state.

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Important Dates 2018 UP Scholarship

For Post Metric Scholarship & Dashmottar Scholarship



Application Commencement

1st July 2018

Last Date for Application Submission

31st August 2018

Last date for Hard copy of Application Submission

6th September 2018

Last Date of Application Verification by Institutes

12th September 2018

UIDAI ID verification for renewing candidates

13th September- 20th September

The final announcement of successful application (New & Renewal)

24th September

Digital Signature by authorities and Data Lock

26th September

E- payment through PFMS portal

1st October

For Pre Metric Scholarship



Application Commencement

1st July 2018

Last Date for Application Submission

31st August 2018

Last date for Hard copy of Application Submission

6th September 2018

Last Date of Application Verification by Institutes

12th September 2018

UIDAI ID verification for renewing candidates

13th September- 10th October

Digital Signature by authorities and Data Lock

30th October

Reverted Application and correction

11th October – 20th October

Last date for Hard copy of Corrected Application Submission

23rd October

E- payment through PFMS portal

15th December

Eligibility Criteria 2018 UP Scholarship

Domicile: The candidate must have a domicile of the Uttar Pradesh state. Candidates from other states of India can not apply for the UP scholarship 2018-19 programme

Qualification :

  • Pre-Matric (class 9) – The candidate must have passed class 8 and enrolled in class 9.

  • Pre-Matric (class 10) – The candidate must have passed class 9 and enrolled in class 10.

  • Post-Matric (class 11) – The candidate must have passed class 10 and enrolled in class 11.

  • Post-Matric (class 12) – The candidate must have passed class 11 and enrolled in class 12.

  • Dashmottar – The candidate must have cleared class 12 a should have enrolled in any UG/PG/Diploma/Certificate examination.

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Annual Family Income Limit: The candidate applying for the UP Scholarship 2018-19 must provide the annual income proof. The candidates from each category will be eligible for the UP scholarship 2018-19 only if the Maximum annual income of the family is as follows:

Caste Category Maximum Annual Income
General 19,884 for Rural & 25,546 for Urban
OBC 30,000
SC 30,000
ST 30,000
Minority 1,00,000
Post metric All category 2,00,000

Awarded Scholarship amount UP Scholarship 2018-19

The eligible and selected candidates will be awarded the following amount of scholarship under the name of UP Scholarship 2018-19.

Class Monthly Scholarship Amount Annual Scholarship Amount
1-5 25 300
6-8 40 480
Pre-matric 60 720

Scholarship amount for the Post Metric Candidates (11th, 12th, UG, PG, Doctoral Level)

Group Monthly Scholarship Annual Scholarship Monthly Scholarship Annual Scholarship
Day Scholars Day Scholars Hostelers Hostelers
1 550 6600 1200 14400
2 530 6360 820 9840
3 300 3600 570 6840
4 230 2760 380 4560

Documents to be submitted by the Fresh Candidates

  • Qualifying examination passing certificate

  • Caste certificate

  • Bank Passbook

  • Fee Receipt Number

  • Enrollment Number Receipt

  • Aadhar Card

  • Latest passport size photograph scanned & hard copy

Application Procedure UP Scholarship 2018

The UP Scholarship 2018 application forms are available online from 1st July 2018. Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully. Candidates should read the information brochure for UP Scholarship 2018 before filling the application forms. Candidates should make sure they fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for UP Scholarship 2018. Approximately 1.3 crore students applied for the scholarship in the year 2017. Students who do not have the domicile of UP will only be eligible for the scholarship if they have enrolled into Government and Government-aided institutes in UP.

The procedure for applying for the 2018 UP Scholarship is given below.

  • To fill the Application form of UP Scholarship the candidate should visit the official website http://scholarship.up.nic.in/index.aspx.

  • Under the tab of “STUDENT” candidates would find the link for New Registration.

  • Another webpage with all the links directing to various categories of fresh/ renewal candidates will be displayed.

  • According to the eligibility, Choose the link to apply for. For example, A candidate applying for Prematric Fresh application Under General Category selects.

  • Candidate needs to fill in the required details in the application form. The candidate has to choose a password of length 6-12 characters. (Follow the instructions for choosing the password as described on the webpage).

  • Click Submit.

There is no payment of fees required for the Application form.

  • After submission, the candidate should take a printout of the application confirmation page.

  • The candidate needs to submit the Hard copy of the filled in UP Scholarship 2018 along with the required documents photocopy, Passport size photograph to the concerned authorities of their respective schools and colleges.

  • The college /institutions will verify the online forms and forward the hard copies to the concerned authorities.

**Renewal Candidates are required to log in through Last year Registration Number and enter fresh details. The links for the renewing candidates are also available over the official website scholarship.up.nic.in

Details to be filled in the Application Forms

District (where the student is currently studying)

  • Name of College/ School
  • Caste
  • Religion
  • Student Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Year of Passing a qualifying exam
  • Name of School from which candidate passed the qualifying exam
  • Mobile Number
  • Email

To check UP Scholarship Status 2018

The information regarding the UP Scholarship 2018 status will be regularly updated on the official website http://scholarship.up.nic.in/index.aspx#. Candidates can check the status by providing the registration number, password, and Date of Birth.

Candidate should read the information notification published by UP govt. For any further discrepancy.

UP Scholarship Statistics for 2017-18

Pre Matric Scholarship
Category Number of Applicants (lakhs) Scholarship Granted (lakhs)
OBC 158.99 58905.26
SC 99.9 42840.08
ST 1.74 702.41
Minority 40.91 15060.94
General 36.24 13777.81
Post-Metric Scholarship
OBC 15.04 35902.47
SC 10.81 40711.5
ST 0.06 246.28
Minority 2.23 5959.77
General 6.64 25276.12
Session 2017-18 Registrations Form Filled Form Submitted Forwarded by Institutes
Dashmottar (other than 11,12) 7182936 4962963 4570419 4013273
Post Metric 11,12 2951710 2236646 2020523 1710195
Pre Matric 9,10 3593512 2396203 2048438 1783177
Total 13728158 9595812 8639380 7506645

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