Updated On - January 15th 2020, Updated By - Vikash

Scholarship for BTech Students In India 2019 for General, SC, ST & OBC Caste Students

BTech is the most opted career after 12th in India. With the inclusion of so many specializations in this stream, It becomes the most choosy option. But on the other hand, we could not neglect the point that average fees for this course are 50k to 5 lakh P/A. Which is very high. So, to help the students, there are many scholarships for BTech students available at the national or international level. In this article, our focus is on BTech Scholarship which includes merit-cum-means based, minority scholarships, etc. For in-depth information please read the complete article.


Scholarship for BTech Students In India

Central/State government, private bodies and some NGOs offering these scholarships for BTech students in India. Most of these scholarships are being offered for the students who are in the first year of their engineering course which is renewable from the second year till the completion of the whole course. B. Tech scholarship focuses on the category students who are economically weak to afford their studies. The scholarship is for every student whether SC/ST /OBC/minorities etc. Scholarship for general caste students is offering on the basis of their academic records and annual income. Every scholarship has certain eligibility criteria. Students meeting those criteria can apply for the scholarship.


Top Government Scholarship For Btech Students

1- Rajshri Sahu Maharaj Scholarship Maharashtra

Social Justice and Special Assistance Department, Govt of Maharashtra invite all the applicants for Rajshri Sahu Maharaj Scholarship, Maharashtra. This scholarship is a small initiate by the Maharashtra government to increase the standard of the students belonging to the special category in terms of education.

The aim of the scheme is to impart equal education and providing support to the children to live their dreams. Students belonging to special categories like vimukta jatis, nomadic tribes, and other special backward class are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Also, there are no family income criteria. Students who have taken admission in class 11th and 12th will get INR 300 p/m for 10 months. For this, they must have scored a minimum of 75% of marks in the SSC examination.

Deadline: The last date to apply is 15th Jan 2020.

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2-  BPIF–Professor Ghanshyam Dash Scholarship for Higher Education 2019

This scholarship aims at offering financial assistance to the students who are from the economically weak background of Odisha. This scheme is offered to those students who wish to complete their UG studies in the field of Engineering, Medicine and Liberal Arts. Students are given financial assistance up to 1lakh or 90% of academic expenses.

Apply before 16th October 2019

3- PM Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces & Assam Rifles

Prime Minister's Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2018-19 invites all the eligible candidates regarding this scheme. The scholarship is for dependent widows and wards of central armed police and Assam Rifles personnel. It provides financial assistance to the candidates to pursue the professional course at PG and UG level. The scholarship is offered by the Welfare and Rehabilitation Board, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Selected candidates will get an amount between INR 24 to 27 k P/A. The last date to apply is 15th December 2019.

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4- Central Sector Scholarship Scheme for College and University Students

The Central Government and Ministry of Human resources are offering this scholarship for college and university students. This scholarship is also being offered to engineering students who have scored a minimum of 80% marks in their class 12th. This scholarship providing for regular graduate or post-graduate courses or professional courses such as medical, engineering from a recognized college/University. Selected students will be given a reward of up to 20,000 per annum

Application Link:- Click Here

5- Post-Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities 2019-20 invites all the students of minority background of class 11th till Ph.D. to apply for this scholarship. It aims at providing financial assistance to the students belonging to minority classes that help them to pursue their education. The scholarship includes admission fees, tuition fees, and maintenance allowance. The last date to apply is 31st October 2019.

6- Merit Cum Means Based Scholarship

Merit cum means based scholarship is offering by the Ministry of Minority Affairs. This scholarship is for the students who want to pursue in Btech Course. To apply for this scholarship candidates should belong to minority community i.e. Sikhs, Christians, Muslims, Jains, Parsis, etc. Their family income should not be more than 2,50,000 P/A. A reward of Rs 10000 P/A will gives to Selected candidates for this scholarship

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7- Prime Minister of Research Fellowship

Under Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme the students who hold a strong academic background and willing to pursue their Ph.D. from top colleges are selected. Students who are willing to pursue the best doctoral courses from IISC, IISER and IITs are welcome to apply. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is 7th April 2019 (tentative).

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8) Indian Oil Corporation Scholarship

Indian Oil Corporation Limited offers this IOC scholarship for the B.Tech students. Candidates who are in their 1st year of full-time engineering course can apply for these scholarships. Students must be pursuing their course from a UGC recognized university. The student’s family income must be INR 100000 P/A to apply. Therefore, the students will get a reward of 2000 per month.

9) NTPC Scholarship Scheme

This scholarship is offered especially to benefit SC/ST and PWD candidates. NTPC offers financial support to the students who are in the second year of their engineering. Students must be pursuing a full-time engineering course. The reward for this scholarship is INR 1500 per month which paid from the second year of the degree.

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10) Ramanujan Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board)

The Ramanujan Fellowship is for the scientists and engineers who have an outstanding track record. The scholarship is open to all engineers and scientists of the world who want to take scientific research positions in India and for those scientists /engineers who want to return to India. The selected candidates will get 85,000 per month and 7 lakh P/A research grant. Apply before 31st December 2019 (tentative).

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Private Funded Scholarship For Btech Students

1- Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship is a merit cum means based scholarship. It is started by Sitaram Jindal Foundation which is a charitable organization in Bangalore. To apply for this scheme you need to study in class 11th to PG. The scholarship covers polytechnic and Diploma courses in technical education also. The selected students will get INR 2500 per month. The scholarship goes around a year.

Last Date: The last date for applying this scholarship is 31st January 2020

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2- RD Sethna Loan Scholarship

Rd Sethna loan Scholarship 2019 is granted by RD Sethna Scholarship Fund to students who are citizens of India. This scholarship is given to 12th passed students who are interested in pursuing technical, Scientific, Commercial or Industrial studies in India or overseas. The scholarship provides financial assistance in the form of loan scholarship to the deserving students so as to broaden their educational horizon and making the best of the opportunity.

The student who have passed class 10th or equivalent exam with a minimum of 50% marks. The selective candidate will be given a reward of Rs 10,000 or more for higher studies in India or abroad.

Deadline: The deadline to apply is 29th February 2020.

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3- Gaurav Foundation Scholarship

Gaurav Foundation Scholarship 2019 invites all the eligible students who are passed out from class 12th or above going for higher education. The scholarship aims to offer tuition fee assistance up to INR 10 Lac to deserving candidates. Apply through the official website before 20th November 2019.

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4- Foundation for Excellence Scholarship

The scheme invites the application for meritorious students who have enrolled in the 1st year of B.E/B. Tech, MBBS or 5 years integrated M.Tech dual degree program for the present academic year. Under this scholarship, the selected students will get financial and other assistance. The deadline to apply is 31st Dec 2019.

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5- Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Merit cum Means Scholarship

Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Merit-Cum Means Scholarship is for students who are pursuing engineering, MBBS, IT, Pharmacy and Architecture courses in government or private institutes in India. The scholarship is for those students in India whose income is less than 6 lakh from all sources.

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6- Nurturing Brilliance Cummins Scholarship Program

Nurturing Brilliance Cummins Scholarship program is for students who are pursuing a professional diploma or degree in engineering. The aim of the scholarship is to offer financial assistance to meritorious students belonging to a weak financially background. Students should not be more than the age of 25 years. Should have a family annual income of less than 3 lakh P/A. The deadline to apply is 31st August 2019.

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7- Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana Fellowship

This scholarship is a national level exam conducted to offer scholarships up to Pre Ph.D. level for selected candidates. The Indian Institute of Science (IIDC), Bangalore conducts the examination every year. The mode of examination can be online or offline. The candidates commonly awarded a scholarship for subjects like mathematics, engineering, and medicine.

Eligibility Criteria:

Students studying science Science Background


The Selected candidate will get a Reward up to 20k to 28k P/A.

Deadline to Apply: The students are looking for the form by visiting the official website from July to August (Dates to be disclosed).

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8- VIT University IGNITE Scholarship

One of India’s Top Engineering University VIT offers this scholarship to the students who have secured a good rank in the VIT entrance test or in their last qualifying examination i.e. in class 12th. Only those people who have taken admission in the VIT University will be given a scholarship. This scholarship will cover the tuition fee for the entire course.

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