Std 5th – Pre Upper Primary Scholarship Examination (PUP)


English Medium / मराठी माध्यम

Pre Upper Primary Scholarship Examination Std. 5th (PUP), which was previously known as Middle School Scholarship Examination, is a state level scholarship exam conducted by Maharashtra State Council of Education (MSCE) in India to identify students having academic talent at Primary and Upper Primary schooling and to encourage deserving students and provide them with financial support.
प्री अप्पर प्रायमरी स्कॉलरशिप परीक्षा इयत्ता पाचवी (पीयूपी), जी पूर्वी मिडल स्कूल शिष्यवृत्ती परीक्षा म्हणून ओळखली जात होती, ही भारतातील महाराष्ट्र राज्य शिक्षण परिषदेने (एमएससीई) प्राथमिक आणि उच्च प्राथमिक शाळेत शैक्षणिक प्रतिभा असलेल्या विद्यार्थ्यांना ओळखण्यासाठी आणि पात्र विद्यार्थ्यांना प्रोत्साहित करण्यासाठी आणि त्यांना आर्थिक मदत देण्यासाठी आयोजित केलेली राज्यस्तरीय शिष्यवृत्ती परीक्षा आहे.

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2021 Exam Time Table / २०२१ परीक्षा वेळ सारणी

As per the announcement at the official website of Maharashtra State Council of Education, Pune, the scholarship examinations are being postponed in view of the increasing incidents of corona virus and in the interest of students. The next date of examination will be announced in due course.  

महाराष्ट्र राज्य शिक्षण परिषदेच्या पुणे येथील अधिकृत वेबसाइटवर झालेल्या घोषणेनुसार, कोरोना विषाणूच्या वाढत्या घटना लक्षात घेऊन आणि विद्यार्थ्यांच्या हितासाठी शिष्यवृत्ती परीक्षा पुढे ढकलल्या जात आहेत. परीक्षेची पुढील तारीख यथावकाश जाहीर केली जाईल.  

 

 

Eligibility Criteria / परीक्षेची पात्रता

Domicile: The student should be a resident of Maharashtra i.e. the parent should have resided in Maharashtra for at least 15 years.
School: Student should be studying in government approved / subsidised / unsubsidised / permanent unsubsidised / self-funded school etc. in Std. 5th.
Students of State Board, CBSE, ICSE are eligible to appear for the scholarship exam. However, students of CBSE & ICSE won’t be eligible for scholarship. But the successful students of CBSE & ICSE boards will be issued Certificates.

Age: The age of the candidates should not be more than 11 years (15 years for PH candidates). Age of student as on 1st June 2022 must not be more than 11 years

 

अधिवास : विद्यार्थी हा महाराष्ट्राचा रहिवासी असावा म्हणजे पालक ाने किमान १५ वर्षे महाराष्ट्रात राहायला हवे होते.
शाळा : विद्यार्थी एसटी५ वी मध्ये सरकार मंजूर / अनुदानित / विनाअनुदानित / कायमस्वरूपी विनाअनुदानित / स्वयंअनुदानित शाळा इत्यादींमध्ये शिकत असावा. राज्य मंडळ, सीबीएसई, आयसीएसईचे विद्यार्थी शिष्यवृत्ती परीक्षेला पात्र आहेत. मात्र, सीबीएसई आणि आयसीएसईचे विद्यार्थी शिष्यवृत्तीसाठी पात्र ठरणार नाहीत. परंतु सीबीएसई आणि आयसीएसई बोर्डाच्या यशस्वी विद्यार्थ्यांना प्रमाणपत्र े दिली जातील.
वय : उमेदवारांचे वय ११ वर्षांपेक्षा जास्त (पीएच उमेदवारांसाठी १५ वर्षे) असू नये. 1 जून 2022 रोजी विद्यार्थ्यांचे वय 11 वर्षांपेक्षा जास्त असू नये

Exam Pattern / परीक्षेचा नमुना

The basic Maharashtra PUP Scholarship exam pattern overview is given below:
  • Mode of exam: OMR based exam
  • Number of papers: 2
  • Duration of exam: 90 minutes (each paper)
  • Medium of test: English/ Marathi/ Hindi/ Gujarati/ Telugu/ Kannada/ Urdu/ Sindhi
  • Number of questions: 75 (each paper)
  • Total marks: 150 (each paper)
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Marking scheme: 2 marks will be given for each right answer.
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking wrong answer.
Paper 1:
Topics
No. of questions
Maximum marks
First Language
25
50
Mathematics
50
100
Total
75
150
Paper 2:
Topics
No. of questions
Maximum marks
Third Language
25
50
Intelligence Test
50
100
Total
75
150
Medium of the Exam
  • Exam is conducted in 8 (eight) Mediums :
  • Marathi, Urdu, Hindi, Gujarati, English, Sindhi, Telgu, Kannad
  • For students who have chosen Semi-English as their medium, following 7 (seven) options are available:
  • Marathi+English, Urdu+English, Hindi+English, Gujarati+English, Sindhi+English, Telgu+English, Kannad+English

Syllabus

As stated hereinabove, there are two Papers;
  • Paper-I has two subjects; First Language and Intelligence Test
  • Paper-II has two subjects; Third Language and Mathematics
Note:
  • For English Medium students – First Language is English & Third Language is Marathi
  • For Marathi Medium students – First Language is Marathi & Third Language is English

Previous Years Question Papers (English Medium)

Previous Years Question Papers (Marathi Medium)

Books for English Medium

Books for Marathi Medium

What Scholarship is awarded?

After the announcement of result, students selected for the award of the scholarship will receive scholarship amount. Selected students are paid Rs.100 to 500 per month.
Rs. 1000/- per year for 3 years.

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