In order to pursue Engineering in India or abroad , it almost costs around 4-6 lakhs in India and more than this in abroad . Though Student loans are available for students who can satisfy all the conditions of the bank in the means of providing security which may not be possible for some of the students and for those Students scholarships are the only helpful means in order to pursue their higher education . Likely, the below are the detailed list of scholarships available for the Engineering students and eligibility for obtaining Education scholarships and other information is given below:
NTPC scholarship scheme:
Students who are pursuing Mechanical, Instrumentation, Computer science, Electronics branches and those who belong to SC, ST, physically handicapped students are eligible for NTPC scholarship.
The selected students will be given Rs.1500 every month and the scholarship will be obtained from there second year of Engineering till the end of there course.
For more information please visit the website of NTPC scholarship
Indian Oil Corporation scholarship:
The students who are admitted for the full time course of Engineering will be eligible for this Students scholorship and also whose Annual income is less than 1lakh are eligible.
Scholarship Value: Each selected student will get Rs.2000 monthly.
Total number of scholarships: 100
You can view the Website of Indian Oil Corporation for other information.
University Grants Commission Junior Research Fellowship:
In order to encourage the research in Engineering and technology, University of Grants commission is providing Education scholarship who are interested to do PhD. For this the students who got minimum of 55 % in Engineering/ Technology/Pharmacy are eligible.
Fellowship Value and its duration:
First two years 14 thousand will be provided and after every month 15 thousand will be provided. In this Research fellowship 22.5% of reservation is provided for SC/ST Students.
You can view the Website of University of Grants Commission Junior Research Fellowship for other information.
J N Tata Endowment Loan:
Scholarships: The students who have a good track record of there academics and who are pursuing there Engineering in foreign countries are eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Value: According to the conditions it will be from Rs. 1.5 lakhs to 8 Lakhs.
For more information you can view the Website of J N Tata trust .
Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships:
Central Ministry of Human Resources of Higher education introduced Central Sector scheme of Scholarships for students who are pursuing there Graduation, Post Graduation and along with those people who are pursuing professional courses like Engineering , Medical in Colleges and Universities are eligible for this scheme. The students should get minimum of 80% in there Intermediate or other qualifying exam to become eligible for this scholarship.
Scholarship Duration and number of scholarships available:
Every year 82 thousand scholarships are made available for the students under “Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship” of which 41 thousand are available for Boys and 41 are available for Girls. The students who are selected for this scholarship will be provided with Rs1000 monthly for each academic year for a period of 10 months.
For further information regarding this scholarship please visit the website of Central sector scheme of scholarships
Sophia Merit Scholarships:
The students who are interested to pursue there higher education in Engineering/ Medicine and got admission for there first year are eligible for this scholarship . The students who are admitted through merit only are eligible for this scholarship and also based on the annual income of the candidate the selection will be done.
Scholarship value and Duration: Every year 13 Scholarships will be provided. For candidates of Engineering Rs 1 lakh and for students of Medicine Rs.1,15,000 are provided.
For more information please visit the website of Sophia Scholarships