BTech is 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 scholarship 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 NGO’s 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 student 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) Ramanujan Fellowship (Science and Engineering Research Board)
This fellowship is for the scientists and engineers who have an outstanding track record. The scholarship is open for all scientist and engineer 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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Under Prime Minister Research Fellowship Scheme the students who hold a strong academic background and willing to pursue their PHD from top colleges are selected. Students who are willing to pursue best doctoral courses from IISC, IISER and IITs are welcome to apply. The deadline to apply for these scholarships is 7th April 2019 (tentative).
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Prime Minister‘s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles 2018-19 invites all the eligible candidate regarding this scheme. The scholarship is for of 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 30th July 2019.
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Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities 2018-2019 invites all the students of minority background of class 11th till PhD to apply for this scholarship. It aims at providing financial assistance to the students belonging to minority class that help them to pursue their education. The scholarship includes admission fee, tuition fee and maintenance allowance. The last date to apply is 31st October 2019.
5) 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.
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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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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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. Selected students will be given a reward of INR 1000 for ten consecutive months.
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Private Funded Scholarship For Btech Students
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.
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2) Keep India Smiling Foundation Scholarship Programme
It is a scholarship program which aims to offer financial support to the students who are deserving and meritorious. The scholarship focus on the students who lack economical resource for their higher studies. Students who have passed 10th till PG or doing vocational courses can apply. The reward of INR 20K to75k 1 to 3 years. You can apply till 31st March 2020.
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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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Ratan Tata Scholarship for Btech Students is given by Tata Group through its main sponsors Cornell University in the USA. It invites all the deserving candidates. Cornell provides financial aid of $25 million to top 20 best ug scholars to pursue their higher studies in the UK or U.S.A. Hence, The scholarships cover tuition fees of the candidates.
Note: Students pursuing an architecture course which has a total of 10 semesters but the scholarship will be given for 8 semesters only.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must a citizen of India, Available for Need-based financial aid and must have an excellent academic record.
Last Date: 2nd January 2019
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This scholarship is a national level exam conducted to offer scholarship up to Pre PhD 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 the subjects like mathematics, engineering and medicine.
Eligibility Criteria: Students studying science Science Background
Rewards: The Selected candidate will get 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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6) 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 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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