CU Scholarships

Chandigarh University
Common Entrance Test (CUCET) For
The Academic Year 2021-2022

To provide an opportunity to bright and inquisitive young minds from across the country to study in the most challenging and diverse academic environment, Chandigarh University has launched CUCET, a common entrance exam with double benefits. The scholarship revolution of the year gives you a chance to avail of Rs. 33 Crores. It is aimed at rewarding the brilliance and potential of young aspirants to win scholarships and study in futuristic courses of their choice.

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Post Graduate Scholarship for Professional Courses for SC/ST

Introduction

The scheme has been initiated keeping in view the social background of the candidates from the deprived section of the society and to provide them opportunity to undertake postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects like Engineering & Technology, Management, Pharmacy etc. in Indian Universities/Institutions/ Colleges.

Objective

The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to 1000 SC/ST candidates to pursue postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects in the eligible institutions as given below.

Eligibility

For the purpose of award of the scholarship students who are pursuing professional courses in the following Institutions/ Colleges/Universities:

  • Universities/Institutions/Colleges included under section 2(f) & and 12(B) of UGCAct.
  • Deemed to be Universities included under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 and eligible to receive grants-in-aid fromUGC
  • Universities/Institutions/College funded by Central/StateGovernment.
  • Institutes of National Importance.

Courses which require approval from Regulatory Council i.e. Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of India (DCI), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), NCTIS, NCTE Bar council of India (BCI), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), INC, FORENSIC REGULATORY & DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF INDIA are considered professional courses.


Note 1: M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., MSW and Mass Communication and Journalism degree are accepted as “Non-professional courses”:

Note 2: Candidates pursuing post graduate course in professional subjectsthroughcorrespondence or in Distance Education mode are not eligible to receive financial assistance under this scheme.

Procedure for applying for the Scheme

  • The candidates fulfilling the eligibility conditions are required to apply online on National Scholarship Portal after issue of advertisement to be published by the UGC once in a year through leading newspaper and Employment News and also on UGC website.
  • The host institution where the candidate is studying is required to verify the online application.

Aadhaar Seeding

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India vide its letter D.O. No. 18-7/2013-U1A dated 10th June, 2016 has instructed the University Grants Commission that from the financial year 2016-17 onwards the Aadhaar will be used as an identifier for disbursement of all Government subsidies/ Scholarships/Fellowships which are to be disbursed directly into the beneficiary’s account.

The Aadhaar details would be updated by the student through the host University/ Institute/ College after seeking a consent from the awardee as per provisions of the Aadhaar Act, 2016.

Nature of Assistance available under the Scheme

  • The tenure of award is for two/three years depending upon tenure of the postgraduate course and not for extended period of study, ifany.
  • Candidates selected for the award of PG scholarships (under ME/MTech.) shall be provided Scholarship @ Rs.7800/-per month for the duration of the PG Scholarship. For other courses, the amount of scholarship will be paid @Rs.4500/- per month.
  • No contingency is payable to the students selected under the scheme with effect from selection year 2017-18.
  • The scholarship shall be payable to the awardee from the date of joining the Post Graduate I year course during the selection year.
  • The University/ Institute/ College should verify the application of the candidates with regard to the professional courses as provided in the guidelines.

Procedure for release of grant by the UGC

  • After selection, the awardees will be paid scholarship on DBT mode
  • The list of awardees will be pushed to Public Financial Management System (PFMS) by the NIC.
  • PFMS will generate payment files of the awardees and scholarship would be paid for the complete duration of the post graduate course.

Renewals

  • Scholarship granted under the scheme will be kept renewed during the period of first year post graduate course subject to good conduct and maintenance of prescribed attendance.
  • The scholarship will be renewed for the next year of study on receipt of an annual progress report to be granted by the administrative head of the University/ Institution/ College.(E.g. Registrar of a University/ Director of the Institution/ Principal of the College or any other officer designated by them).
  • Students failing to get promoted to the next class/ level would forfeit the scholarship.
  • Change in course of study will not be permitted.
  • Scheme will be implemented and monitored by the UGC.
  • The awardees of previous years will continue to follow the UGC pattern of assistance through the designated bank branches of Canara Bank.

Cancellation of Award

Scholarship of a student may be cancelled in any of the following cases :-

  • Failure of the awardee to pass the first year of Post Graduate course in first division or equivalent CGPAscore.
  • Discontinuation of studies due to personal reasons.
  • Candidate is later found ineligible on account of false information provided in the online application or incorrect bank details
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Pre-Earned Credit Program Scholarship

University has introduced new scholarship scheme i.e. “PRE-EARNED CREDIT PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2021” for the students admitted during Academic Session 2021-22. In this scheme, the University will provide scholarship on the Academic Fees up-to 50% as per following criteria after appearing in Coding Boot Camp certification Test:

For BE CSE/IT and Its Specialization Courses (NON IBM Courses)

S. No. Certification Test Score Quantum of Scholarship
1 Scoring between 95 to 100 marks 50% Semester fee
2 Scoring between 90 to 94 marks 40% Semester fee
3 Scoring between 80 to 89 marks 30% Semester fee
4 Scoring between 70 to 79 marks 20% Semester fee
5 Scoring between 60 to 69 marks 10% Semester fee

For IBM Collaborative Courses

S. No. Certification Test Score Quantum of Scholarship
1 Scoring between 95 to 100 marks 25% Semester fee
2 Scoring between 90 to 94 marks 20% Semester fee
3 Scoring between 80 to 89 marks 15% Semester fee
4 Scoring between 70 to 79 marks 10% Semester fee
5 Scoring between 60 to 69 marks 5% Semester fee

Merit Scholarship Schemes for the Academic Session 2021-2022

'Let your hard work pay off your university fees.' The Merit-Based Scholarship is particularly designed for meritorious students who had displayed an outstanding level of academic achievement in their previous years.

A) For Engineering Courses Scholarship based on JEE (Mains - All India Rank) - Maximum 5% of total intake seats in each Course shall be offered under the scheme.

S. No. All India Rank (AIR) Quantum of Scholarship
1 Upto 25000 100% Semester fee
2 25001 to 50000 75% Semester fee
3 50001 to 75000 50% Semester fee
4 75001 to 100000 20% Semester fee
5 100001 to 125000 10% Semester fee

B) Scholarship Scheme for MBA Students (Based on Entrance Exam) - Maximum 10% of total intake seats in each Course shall be offered under the scheme.

Category of Student Ranks & % marks Quantum of Scholarship
CAT = >80% 50% of Semester fee
75-79.99% 25% of Semester fee
70-74.99% 10% of Semester fee
MAT/CMAT/ATMA/XAT = >90% 25% Semester fee
85-89.99% 20% of Semester fee

C) Scholarship Scheme for Under Graduate Courses (Based on 12th Exam)- Maximum 10% of total intake seats in each Course shall be offered under the scheme

Category of Student % marks Quantum of Scholarship
12th Standard = >90% 50% of Semester fee
85-89.99% 20% of Semester fee
80-84.99% 10% of Semester fee

D) Scholarship for Diploma for LEET Courses (Based on Diploma marks)- Maximum 10% of total intake seats in each Course shall be offered under the scheme

S. No. %age of Marks in diploma Quantum of Scholarship
1 = >90% 50% of Semester fee
2 85-89.99% 20% of Semester fee
3 80-84.99% 10% of Semester fee

E) Scholarship Scheme for PG Courses (Based on Graduation marks)- Maximum 10% of total intake seats in each Course shall be offered under the scheme

Category of Student % marks Quantum of Scholarship
Graduate = >90% 50% of Semester fee
80-89.99% 30% of Semester fee
75-79.99% 20% of Semester fee
70-74.99% 10% of Semester fee

F.) Teaching Assistant Option for M.Sc and ME Students with Stipend of 5000 to 8000/- per teaching month per semester.

G.) Scholarship for Students Who Have Participated In National Children Science Congress

  • Top 10 award winners of NCSC every year will be given 100% fee waiver if they take admission in any undergraduate course at Chandigarh University.
  • All Student who have participated in NCSC will be given 10% fee waiver if they take admission in any undergraduate course at Chandigarh University.

H.) CGPA Based Scholarship

10% of scholarship will be given to the students with 9.0 or above CGPA score if the student is not availing any other scholarship.

Condition for Continuation of all Merit based Scholarship

For renewal of scholarship it is mandatory that the students admitted under all the above schemes shall have to maintain a minimum of 7.5 CGPA in regular semester exam in first chance (with NO “E”, “F”, “I” or “Not Qualified” grades) failing which the concession shall be discontinued.

Other Concessions for the Academic Year 2021-2022

A.) Old Student Concession Policy to Promote Higher Education:-

The students of entire CGC group, who seek admission in Chandigarh University after qualifying degree / diploma will be provided scholarship equivalent to 10% of yearly fee for entire duration of the course.

B) Single Girl Child Concession:-

The Chandigarh University provides 10% concession on yearly fee to single girl child for entire duration of the course.

C) Teacher’s Ward Concession:-

The Chandigarh University provides 10% concession on yearly fee to the wards of teachers for entire duration of the course. (Teachers of Govt. / Govt. recognized schools/ colleges/ universities) provided a teacher should have at least one year regular service. Maximum 5% of total seats in each course shall be offered under this scheme.

D) Sibling Concession:-

The University offers 10% concession on yearly fee to one of the siblings studying in any institute of Chandigarh University, till the time both the siblings are studying in the university. The concession will be allowed to continue even after the passing out of one sibling.

E) Concession to Girl Sibling:-

The Chandigarh University provides 10% concession on yearly fee to both female siblings for entire duration of the course. The concession will be allowed to continue even after the passing out of one sibling.

F.) For Orphan Candidates: -

20% of concession will be given and in case of Single Parent, 10% of concession is already applicable.

G.) Covid Warrior Scheme:-

In order to recognize the selfless distinguished services of Hospital Staff, Police Personnel and Safai Sevak of Municipal Corporation/Committees, the University has introduced a new scholarship scheme i.e. “COVID WARRIOR SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME” for the students admitted during Academic Session 2021-22. This scheme will be applicable for those students whose parents are regular employees of the above organizations. In this scheme, the University will provide 10% concession on the Academic Fees.

H.) Alumni Scholarship: -

10% concession will also be allowed to the real brother/ sister/spouse/Wards of the alumni student of this university
Condition for Continuation of Other Concession:
The students admitted under all the above said schemes, having passed the regular semester exam in first chance (with NO “E”, “F”, “I” or “Not Qualified” grades) are eligible for continuation of concession.

Scholarship Scheme for Wards of Defence Personnel for the Academic Year 2021-2022

Concession under Armed Forces Educational Welfare Scheme (AFEWS) for Wards/Spouse of Defence Personnels

As a gesture of appreciation and salutation to our Defence forces who are always there to protect our borders and our lives, Chandigarh University has devised a Reservation cum Fee Waiver Scheme for Defence Personnel, wards and their spouse. This scheme is also a part of our social responsibility towards special sections of our society.

AFEWS is a unique scheme for reserving seats in all courses for the wards and spouse of Indian Defence Personnel of different categories. Wards and spouse of different categories of Defence personnel admitted under the above scheme will also be given benefit of free -ship in prescribed semester fee.

5% seats in all courses of Chandigarh University shall be reserved for the wards and spouses of Defence Martyrs and their immediate dependent members.

All Defence Personnel serving and retired, their spouse and wards in the following manner.

Priority in Reservation

Order of priority under the scheme:-

  • War widows and wards of war causalities.
  • War injured and released defence personnel, spouses and their wards.
  • War disabled defence personnel, getting super-annuated, spouses and their wards.
  • Wards of serving defence personnel.
  • Wards of retired defence personnel.

Details of Concession

Concession shall be as follows:-

  • Concession equivalent to 15% of yearly fee for the war widows and wards of war causalities, war injured and released defence personnel, spouse and their wards, war disabled defence personnel, getting super-annuated, spouse and their wards.
  • Concession equivalent to 10% of yearly fee for the wards/Spouse of serving and retired defence personnel.
  • Concession equivalent to 10% of yearly fee for the wards/Spouse of paramilitary forces personnel.

Officers on Study Leave

Defence officers in service who want to take up the courses during their study leave will be separately offered 1% seats subject to minimum of 1 seat in each course. Concession will be given equivalent to 20% Semester fee.

Condition for Continuation of Other Concession:

The students admitted under all the above said schemes, having passed the regular semester exam in first chance (with NO “E”, “F”, “I” or “Not Qualified” grades) are eligible for continuation of concession.

CU Sports Policy for the Academic Year 2021-2022

Category Valid Programs
“O” All C.U. Programs
“A”-1 B.A, B.P.Ed & P.G.D.Y
“A”-2 B.A & P.G.D.Y only
“B” All C.U. Program (other than B.A, B.P.Ed & P.G.D.Y)
“C” All C.U. Program (other than B.A, B.P.Ed & P.G.D.Y)
“D” All C.U. Program (other than B.A, B.P.Ed & P.G.D.Y)

Category ‘O’ and ‘A’ is valid for B.A, B.P.Ed & P.G.D.Y. programs only.

Category Level of Achievement Free Food in Hostel Free Stay in Hostel Academic Fee Concession Monthly Diet Money
“O” First three positions Olympic Games/Paralympics Games Yes Yes 100% Rs.15,000/-
First three positions World Cups/ Championships (4 Year Cycle) , Asian Games , Commonwealth Games Yes Yes 100% Rs.12,000/-
First three positions Asia Cup/Asian Championship (4 Year Cycle) , World University Games (Every Two Years) Yes Yes 100% Rs.10,000/-
First three positions Commonwealth Championships (4 Year Cycle) World University Championship. Yes Yes 100% Rs.7500/-
Participated in World Cups/ Championships (4 Year Cycle) , Asian Games , Commonwealth Games, Asia Cup/Asian Championship (4 Year Cycle) , World University Games (Every Two Years), Commonwealth Championships (4 Year Cycle) ,World University Championship Yes Yes 100% Rs.5000/-
“A”-1 Medal in senior/junior National & S.G.F.I National championship/Youth National Championship/ National Women Sports Festival/ All India Inter-University championship. (Org. by AIU) Gold Medal Yes Yes 100% Rs.4000/-
Silver Medal Yes Yes 90% Rs.3500/-
Bronze Medal Yes Yes 80% Rs.3000/-
“A”-2 Medal in North Zone Inter-University Championship. (Org. by AIU only)/ State Championship State School Games (For B.A. and P.G. Yoga Only) Admission will done by Sports deptt. Only Gold Medal Yes Yes 100% -NA-
Silver Medal Yes Yes 90% -NA-
Bronze Medal Yes Yes 80% -NA-

Below Categories is valid for other professional courses programs only

Category Level of Achievement Free Food in Hostel Free Stay in Hostel Academic Fee Concession Monthly Diet Money
“B” Medal in senior/junior National & S.G.F.I National championship / Youth National Championship / National Women Sports Festival / All India Inter-University championship. (Org. by AIU). Gold Medal No No 90% Rs.4000/-
Silver Medal No No 80% Rs.3500/-
Bronze Medal No No 70% Rs.3000/-
“C” Medal in North Zone Inter-University Championship. (Org. by AIU only)/ Senior State Championship State School Games Gold Medal No No 60% -NA-
Silver Medal No No 50% -NA-
Bronze Medal No No 40% -NA-
“D” Medal in State Level Inter-Polytechnic Sports (Org. by PTIS only) Gold Medal No No 30% -NA-
Silver Medal No No 20% -NA-
Bronze Medal No No 10% -NA-

Procedure for Monthly Diet

  • Monthly diet will be provided for Six months (Maximum).
  • Monthly Diet will be provided for those Games, which are valid for MAKA Trophy.

Special Chance for Potential Players:

  • Special case will only be provided to potential players in the following games: Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Athletics. -
  • Special chance for one year can be provided for those students who could not achieve National/AIIU medals in previous year.
  • The under mentioned concessions will only be provided to those selected students who perform equal to the last year’s winner (Gold, Silver or Bronze) in the AIIU Championship result.
    ‐ Academic Fees Concession for one year.
    ‐ Free Hostel and free food facility for one year.

Note: - If the student does not win any AIIU/National medal then concessions will be denied for coming session.

If student didn’t win the medal in one year, minimum at AIIU/National level, he will pay the entire academic fee, Hostel Fee from next year.

Terms and Conditions:

  • If a student (International Medalist) take admission in other Courses than B.A., B.P.Ed and P.G.Yoga, then Concession will remain the same as ‘O’ category.
  • Vacant seats will be filled in each game/every year.
  • Last two year performance Certificates will be considered only.
  • Academic Fee Concession includes Uniform fee, Examination fee, Security fee, C.U. fest fee and fresher party fee.
  • Minimum 90% attendance is must for continuation of monthly diet.
  • In Team games, we consider: Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, American Football, Rugby, Tug of War, Kabaddi and baseball.
  • Only 2% seats are available in ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’ Category.
  • For ‘B’ & ‘C’ Category, We consider only those games which are included in AIIU calendar.
  • Preference will be given to the Individual games.

On the basis of performance/ achievements the concession are revised every year, as:

  • If a player does not get any position during the concession period his her monthly diet will be stopped, but he/she will enjoy the other concession.
  • In second year if he/she does not win any AIIU/ National medal, then all the concession will be forfeited.
  • Concession will be revised after one year according to level of performance/achievement.(For MAKA Games, if any player will not get any position in AIIU tournaments his/her Monthly Diet will not be provided in Second year and if he/she did not get position in second year his/her Sports scholarship will also be withdrawn in 3rd year) and for Non MAKA Games, if any player will not get any position in AIIU tournaments his/her Academic fee will be withdrawn in Second year, and if he/she did not get position in second year his/her free hostel facility will also be withdrawn in 3rd year.
  • In team games, it will be mandatory to qualify at least in North Zone Championship, for the continuation of Scholarship in Second Year, in case team participate directly in All India Inter University, then team medal is required for the Continuation of Scholarship.
  • Attendance will be provided to students, who will participate in North Zone/AIIU/National/International Competition from the date of departure to date of return at C.U.
  • Training camp attendance of Players inside and outside campus will be taken regularly. Minimum camp attendance of each player should be 90%.
  • University has the right to change terms and conditions of the C.U. Sports policy anytime without any prior notice.

Selection procedure for Sports Quota admission:

  • Performance Trials will be taken before admission.
  • Original certificates are required for verification.
  • Gradation will be required in doubtful cases.
  • Final decision for admission will be taken by Director Students Welfare.

Discontinuation of Scholarship and Incentive:

  • If Student is not fulfilling AIIU eligibilities.
  • Misbehavior or any other indiscipline activity.
  • If the student don’t participate in North Zone/All India Inter University due to any reason.
  • 90% attendance in the training camps (Inside and outside the campus) is must.
  • If a player got positive in doping test during any competition/trials, he/she will be terminated from the University.

Architecture Scholarship on the Basis of Nata/jee (Main) Score

NATA/ JEE (Main) Score Based Scholarship:

In order to encourage meritorious students to get admission in B.Arch program, the University has introduced a new scholarship scheme i.e. “Architecture Scholarship on the basis of NATA/ JEE (Main) Score” for the students admitted during Academic Session 2021-22.In this scheme, the University will provide following scholarship on the Academic Fees on the following terms and conditions:

NATA/ JEE (Main) Score Quantum of Scholarship
NATA Score More than 150 40% of semester fee
JEE (Main) Paper II percentile equal to more than 90
NATA Score from 120.1 - 150 30% of semester fee
JEE (Main) percentile equal to or more than 85 but less than 90
NATA Score from 100 - 120 20% of semester fee
JEE (Main) percentile equal to more than 80 but less than 85
NATA Score from 90-99.99 10% of semester fee

Condition for Continuation of all Merit based Scholarship

For renewal of scholarship it is mandatory that the students admitted under all the above schemes shall have to maintain a minimum of 7.5 CGPA in regular semester exam in first chance (with NO “E”, “F”, “I” or “Not Qualified” grades) failing which the concession shall be discontinued.

Scholarship for Family Members of Chandigarh University Staff for Session 2021-2022

Concession for Chandigarh University Staff:-

The Wards/Spouse and real brother/sisters of Only Chandigarh University staff’s having at least one year regular service will be offered 50% concession in academic fees. It will continue till the staff member is working with the Chandigarh University.

Condition for Continuation of Other Concession:

The students admitted under all the above said schemes, having passed the regular semester exam in first chance (with NO “E”, “F”, “I” or “Not Qualified” grades) are eligible for continuation of concession.

Early Bird Scholarship For PG Students For The Academic Year 2021-2022

To acknowledge the dedication and hard work of the meritorious students who have proved their mettle in graduation, and are still in the race to achieve their dream career, Chandigarh University has come up with an ‘Early Bird Scholarship’. The Scholarship will be available to the graduate students for admission in all the Master’s level program of Chandigarh University (excluding MBA), for the 2021-22 session as per the following condition-

  • 15 (Fifteen) percent Scholarship to be given to the students who have completed Bachelor’s degree from Chandigarh University.
  • 10 (Ten) percent Scholarship to the students who have completed their Bachelor’s degree from other Universities.

Note:-

It is necessary for the student to complete the admission process before 31st May 2021 to be eligible for this scholarship. After 31st May 2021, as per previous practice, a Scholarship of 10% to our alumni will be continued.

Teaching Assistant Stipend

Teaching Assistant Option for M.Sc and ME Students with Stipend of 5000 to 8000/- per teaching month per semester.

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For any information please contact the below mentioned helpline nos:

General Inquiries:+91-160-3044444

Mobile: +91-99159-99223, +91-99159-99224

Toll Free: 1800 1212 88800

Email: admissions@cumail.in

Note: Although CU endeavours to ensure the accuracy of this information, there is no guarantee it will remain accurate all year. Applicants are advised to confirm program details before making an application.

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100% CUCET Scholarship in B.Tech. (Biotech.)

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Disha Oberoi

93.80% in Class XII

100% CUCET Scholarship in B.Tech. (Biotech.)

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Disha Oberoi

93.80% in Class XII

100% CUCET Scholarship in B.Tech. (Biotech.)

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Disha Oberoi

93.80% in Class XII

100% CUCET Scholarship in B.Tech. (Biotech.)