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Scholarships for Engineering Students in India 2016

Welcome to Scholarships for Engineering Students 2016 Section. 

Engineering Scholarships promote the educational development of students desiring to pursue a career in engineering. A scholarship is financial support given to students for the purpose of study. It is usually given to students who have no income or find it difficult to provide for the payment of their engineering fees. Here you will find Scholarships for Engineering Students 2013 in India, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Orissa, Bihar, Gujarat, Kerala, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Punjab and Andhra Pradesh.

List of Scholarships for Engineering Students:-

Indian Oil Corporation Scholarships:-

450 scholarships for students of 10+ / ITI, Engineering, MBBS and MBA

Out of the total 450 scholarships, 250 scholarships for 10+/ ITI students will be on a zonal basis @ Rs. 1000/- per month for two years under the Indian Oil Corporation Scholarships Scheme ..

Engineering (100) and MBBS (40) students will be awarded scholarships @ Rs. 2000/- per month for four years, while MBA (60) students shall be entitled to a scholarship amount of Rs.2000/- per month for a duration of two years under the Indian Oil Corporation Scholarships Scheme .

As part of the scheme, special encouragement is being given to girl students, physically challenged students, and students from J and K as well as the Northeast States under the Indian Oil Corporation Scholarships Scheme .

200 scholarships will be for students pursuing 1st year of Engineering, MBBS and MBA courses on the zonal merit basis. There will be only four zones, i.e., North, East, West and South for these three scholarships. JK will be considered in North zone, North Eastern States and Sikkim will be considered in East and Andaman Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Minicoy Aminidivi Islands will be considered in South zone for Engineering, MBBS MBA Scholarships. The candidates applying for scholarships in these three professional Streams must therefore quote North/ East / West / South zones only (as applicable) in their case.

Eligibilty: Students pursuing full time courses in these streams studying in Schools/Colleges/Institutions/Universities recognized by MCI/AICTE/State Education Boards/ State Govt. / ICSC/CBSE/Central Govt./Association of Indian universities, shall be eligible to apply. The student should have benefitted admission in the 1st year of School/College/Institute/University in the academic year 2013-14.

Students of two year full time post graduate courses in Business. Administration/Management recognized by Central/State Govt./Association of Indian universities and which are equivalent to MBA, are eligible for management stream scholarship. Students having confirmed admission in the first year of full time engineering degree course, MBBS, MBA and also 11th standard as well as those in the 1st year of 2 year ITI course are eligible to apply.

The gross joint income of the family of the candidate from all sources (during the present financial year) should not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lakh only). Income certificate should be issued by Competent Revenue Authorities only. The marks obtained in the qualifying examination making the students eligible to seek admission in the respective first year of these courses will be considered for selection. Normalization of the marks of the applicant shall be done for Engineering, MBBS MBA streams to bring parity of marking system within different Boards/ Universities/Institutions. The criterion for selection will be merit and family’s income. Wards of the employees of IOCL, its Joint Venture and Subsidiary companies and ACE Consultants are not eligible to apply.

Age Limit: Minimum 15 years and maximum 30 years as on 1.9.2009. Persons born between 1.9.79 and 1.9.94 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply.

Reservation and relaxation

  • 3 years for OBC candidates
  • 5 years for SC/ST candidates 
  • 10 years for physically challenged/physically handicapped candidates.

50% of the scholarships is reserved for SC/ST OBC candidates. In each stream/ category, 25% of the scholarships is reserved for girl students and 10% for physically challenged/physically handicapped students. Only those listed in the central govt's OBC list will be considered against OBC quota. OBC candidates on state lists and not covered by central govt's OBC list may apply against general quota.

Application: Candidates studying in 11th standard, 1st year of a 2 year ITI course, 1st year of Engineering degree, MBBS and MBA in the academic year 2013-14 are to apply through Online Application Form by logging on to www.application new.com/ioclscholar. Such candidates need not send application form by post.

In order to avoid Postal delay/loss in transit, Candidates are requested to fill the Online Application First. If for any reason candidate encounters any problem/difficulty in applying through Online System, the candidate should download the Application form containing unique Application Form No. printed on it. Candidates who are applying offline may use this application form number for all their future correspondence. Applications not in the prescribed format (downloaded from the website) will be summarily rejected.

Once awarded the scholarships will be disbursed @ Rs. 2,000/- per month for 4 years in case of Engineering MBBS and 2 years for MBA courses; and @ Rs 1,000 per month for duration of 2 years in case of 10+ and ITI course. Duration of each course in no case be less than the duration of the scholarship. The scholarship will be suspended, if the scholar is not promoted to the next academic year. In case, the scholar is not promoted for the second time (in succession for 2 years during the entire course), the scholar will be taken off from the list of IOCL scholars and scholarship will be discontinued permanently. The performance of the scholar must be satisfactory during the entire duration of the course. The performance is to be certified by the Head /Principal/Dean/Director of the School/College/Institute /University. The top one scholar each from the final year of Engineering, Medicine Management (who top their respective university exam) and top 10 scholars amongst final year of ITI 12th (who are able to achieve the position amongst top ten in their respective Board) will be awarded a bonus prize of Rs 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) each and invited to the annual day function of the IndianOil Institute of Petroleum Management, Gurgaon, to receive the prize. The travel, board lodge expenses will be borne by IiPM/IOCL. A scholarship holder under this scheme will not hold any other scholarship/stipend from any other source. If awarded any other scholarship/stipend, the student can exercise his/her option for choosing the scholarship that he/she proposes to avail and inform awarding authority about the same. In case, the scholar opts for any other scholarship, he/she will have to refund the scholarship amount for the duration during which he/she is in receipt of the IOCL scholarship

General instructions: Applications received later than the last date for the same will not be accepted. No correspondence on this subject will be entertained. IOCL shall not be responsible for any postal delay/loss in transit. No request in this regard will be entertained. Incomplete  application forms will be rejected. Court of jurisdiction for any dispute will be at Delhi.  Short listed candidates will be requested separately, by post, to forward their Caste/Date of Birth/Mark Sheet/family’s Income Certificate etc.duly authenticated by appropriate competent authority/civil authority for verification of documents and drawing up final merit list. However, in case the marks, income or any other information; declared at the time of initial application; is found incorrect during scrutiny; the candidature of such candidates shall be summarily rejected. Decision of IndianOil regarding Scholar?s selection shall be final and no correspondence on the selection process shall be entertained. 

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology Scholarships:-

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology Scholarship continues for each subsequent year on the condition that the student passes all subjects in the preceding year, with a total aggregate of not less than 80%.

 Marks in +2 Maths, Physics and Chemistry - Scholarship

  • Centum in all above 3 subjects - 100% Tuition Fee Waiver and Annual Scholarship of Rs.25,000/-.
  • Centum in any above 2 subjects - 50% Tuition Fee Waiver.
  • Centum in any above 1 subject - 25% Tuition Fee Waiver.

Applications are invited for Bannari Amman Institute Of Technology Scholarships for Engineering college students :

  • Scholarships for B.E Civil Engineering college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B.E Mechanical Engineering college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B.E Electrical and Electronics engineering college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B.E Electronics and Communication Engineering college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B.E Computer Science and Engineering college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B. Tech Information Technology college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B. Tech Biotechnology college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B. Tech Textile Technology college Students India.
  • Scholarships for B. Tech Textile Tech. Fashion Technology college Students India.


Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students:-

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, Government of India has introduced a new Scholarship scheme titled “Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students”, which will be implemented from the financial year 2008-09. A certain number of Scholarships under this scheme have been earmarked for the students who have secured 80% and above in the Higher Secondary Examination, March 2008 conducted by this department and pursuing higher studies.

Scholarship of Rs.1000/- per month  will be given at Graduation level for first three years of College and University courses and Rs.2000/- per month at Post graduation level. Students pursuing professional courses would get Rs.2000/- per month in the 4th and 5th year. Scholarships will be paid for ten months.

The award of scholarship shall be subject to the following conditions:-

The scholarship shall be awarded to the Indian nationals only.

  1.  Scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing Undergraduate/Post graduate/Professional course is pursued in a recognized college/institution in India.
  2.  The student should have scored a minimum 80% of marks in the Higher Secondary Examinations,conducted by the State Board of School Examinations, TamilNadu, Chennai – 6.
  3. The students should belong to non-creamy layer as defined by the Department of Personnel and Training in their Notification No.36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT), dated 08.11.1993 and as modified vide their OM No.36033/3/2004-Estt.(Res) dated 09.03.2004 and as may be further modified from time to time and not availing of any other scholarship scheme.
  4.  Reservation would be applicable in terms of the Central Reservation Policy and internal earmarking.
  5.  The scholarship will be distributed amongst Pass outs of the Science, Commerce and Humanities Streams in the ratio of 3:2:1 with an equal number among boys and girls. Depending on the number of scholarships allotted to this Board, candidates who have secured the cut - off marks (as per the table below) in the Higher Secondary Course Certificate Examination, March 2008 conducted by the State Board of School Examinations, Tamil Nadu are being provisionally considered for the award of “Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students”.


The Hindu - Hitachi Scholarships for Technical Training:-

THE HINDU invites applications for Scholarship for technical training in JAPAN. This scholarship is from The Hindu In association with Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, The number of Scholarships will be only three.

Selected trainees will be provided with return Economy Class air passage. Arrangements will also be made for free boarding and lodging for trainees in Japan, and to defray all expenses for travelling in Japan which may be considered necessary for their training. In addition, each trainee will be paid a monthly fixed allowance to cover his personal expenses. 

Applications should be made in duplicate in the forms available on payments of Rs.5/- from the offices of The Hindu given below THE HINDU, 859 560 Anna Salai , Chennai - 600 002, or the Branch offices of THE HINDU.

Candidates who must be Indian Citizens, should not have completed 30 years of age on 31.03.2013and should be in possession of the minimum Degree of B.E., or B.Sc.,(Engg.) or its equivalent from any recognised university. 

Candidates who have already had practical experience in the branches for which training is proposed to be given, will be given preference. Applicants should have at least one year of professional experience.

Those who were interviewed with previous years for the Scholarships need not apply again.

The Scholarships are tenable in Japan for principally six months commencing about July 2009. Trainees may have general training in one of the following product fields of Hitachi Ltd., (Hitachi) for Example

  1.  Information Telecommunication System
  2. Power Industrial System
  3. Digital Media Products being subject to the convenience of each of Hitachi's establishments.

Trainees shall be, during their training,under the supervision and direction of Hitachi, which has full discretion on scope,mode,duration and place of establishment of their training. Training will not be available in the R and D activities of Hitachi. 

They will be subject to the rules and regulations and the discipline of the establishment to which they are posted.Parents or guardians of selected candidates shall guarantee their good conduct and shall undertake to pay for their repatriation should their conduct be found unsatisfactory by Hitachi Ltd., or any, public authority in Japan or in case the selected candidates desire to discontinue their studies in Japan for any reason whatsoever during the period of their scholarships.

Total No of Hindu Hitachi Scholarship is 3 Nos. Per Year. 


ONGC Scholarships for SC ST students:-

ONGC offers 75 Scholarships for SC/ST students who are eager to pursue higher education in following disciplines: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd., ONGC Tel Bhavan, Dehradun, (U.P.) 248003 offers 75 Scholarships to SC/ST Students pursuing higher studies in Engineering, Geology, Geophysics and MBA.

Details of Scholarship: Discipline: Engineering Scholarships: 40 Nos. SC: 25, ST: 15

Discipline: Geology/ Geographic Scholarships: 25 Nos. SC: 17, ST: 08

Discipline: MBA Scholarships: 10 Nos SC: 07, ST: 03

Engineering I Year: Rs.12, 000/- , II Year: Rs.12, 000/- ,III Year: Rs.18, 000/- , IV Year: Rs.18, 000/-

Discipline: Geography/ Geophysics/ MBA , I Year: Rs.18, 000/- , II Year: Rs.18, 000/-

Eligibility for ONGC Scholarships Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) :

A) Candidate should be a student of 1st year of Graduate Engineering Course or 1st year of Masters Degree in Geology/ Geophysics/ MBA pursuing full time course at any I.I.T/ University/ Institutes recognized by the Govt. of India.

B) Candidate should have obtained 60% marks in 12th class for Engineering Discipline and in graduation for P.G. Courses as applicable or overall grade point average (OGPA) of 6.0 in 10 point’s scale of grading system.

C) The annual income of parents from all sources should not be more than 1.5 lakhs p.a. (i.e. Rs.12, 500/- per month). 

How to Apply for ONGC Scholarships Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) : 

Candidates fulfilling the above criteria may submit their typed application along with a recent passport size attested Photo affixed on the application, copy of mark sheets of 12th standard graduation as applicable, caste certificate and income certificate issued from the competent district revenue authorities not below the rank of Tehsildar should be either in English or Hindi as per the following format in order of sequence only. All certificates should be duly attested by the Head of the Institute.

Typed application completed in all respects in the above format duly filled in, certified and forwarded by the Head of the Institution be sent to the Manager (HR), SC/ST Cell, Room No. 5, ONGC, Tel Bhawan, Dehradun 248 003 (Uttrakhand) Incomplete and late application shall be rejected and no communication in this regard will be entertained. 

Delhi College of Engineering Scholarships for M.E. / Ph.D:-

i. Every student admitted to M.E. full time Programme will be awarded a Scholarship of Rs. 5000/- p.m from the date of admission or commencement of instructions whichever is later, for a maximum period of 24 months subject to the rules made in this respect. Qualifying in GATE is essential. These students will be required to undertake 8 to 10 hours per week related to teaching and research activity as assigned to him by the institute. This could include tutorials, laboratory classes, development and maintenance of laboratories, assistance in research and development activities undertaken by faculty members, maintenance and operation of computers and other central facilities, assistance in the library etc. They are also entitled to Rs.10, 000/- contingent grant per annum.

ii. Every student admitted to Ph.D. full time Programme will be awarded a Scholarship of Rs. 7000/- p.m. if he holds M.E./ M. Tech and Rs. 6000/- p.m. if he holds M.Sc degree, from the date of admission, for a maximum period of 48 months subject to the rules made in this respect. Students will be required to undertake teaching assistance of B.E. classes to a maximum extent of 8 to 10 hours per week. They are also entitled to an annual contingency grant.

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