Now, SC/BC students can apply for scholarship online in Punjab

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North Gazette/Chandigarh
Punjab government on Friday launched a web site for receiving online applications for Post Matric Scholarship from scheduled casts (SC) and other backward classes (OBC) students.

Punjab welfare minister for Schedule Caste and Backward Classes Gulzar Singh Ranike said that all the educational institutions awarding post matric scholarship to SC and OBC students have been instructed to login on the website and enter institution’s details, immediately by clicking “Institution Administration” and has to confirm the same to respective line Department.

Ranike added that the candidates can now apply for scholarship online from today. He said that Bindu Walia Joint Director, Welfare Department has been deputed as a nodal officer and for any query, one can send email to or can call on department’s toll free no. 1800-137-0015.