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ONGC Scholarship 2016 for General and OBC Meritorious Students

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open31-Oct-2016
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AwardRs 48,000 p.a
EligibilityEngineering/MBBS or Master’s Degree in Geology/Geophysics or MBA
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Post Box No-2091
Chennai-600 020
Tamil Nadu
Incomplete/delayed applications are liable to be rejected.
In case of any queries/clarification, candidates can call 0135-2793959

  • Helpline numbers +91-7550004136
  • Hindi Support +91-7550004137

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What is ONGC Scholarship 2016 for General and OBC Meritorious Students?

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. offers 1000 scholarships to meritorious but financially weaker section/economic backward student of general and OBC.

Scholarship is to study in Engineering, medical, master in Geology, Geophysics and MBA.

  1. Selection  of  the  candidate  will  be  made  on  the  basis  of merit in  the  qualifying  examination prescribed for each eligible course of study. In case of students having equal percentage in the qualifying examination, students with lower family income shall be selected.
  2. Preference  will  be  given  to  students  from  Below  Poverty  Line  (BPL)  families.  Other  students shall be considered only if sufficient numbers of students from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families fulfilling the eligibility criteria are not available. 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

  1. The scholarships are open for students studying in India and for Indian nationals only.
  2. Student should be belonging to economically backward general and OBC categories pursuing 1st year of Graduate in Engineering or MBBS course or 1st year of Master’s Degree in Geology/Geophysics or MBA.The scholarship scheme  shall be  admissible only for pursuing full time regular courses approved by the required statutory authority (ies) such as UGC/MCI/AICTE etc.
  3. Students pursuing four years Engineering/MBBS courses/Two years Masters courses in Business Administration and Two years Master’s Degree in Geology/Geophysics are only eligible.
  4. Candidate should have obtained minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA/OGPA in 12th class for Engineering and MBBS disciplines. Similarly 60% marks (average marks of all the years) or equivalent CGPA/OGPA are necessary in graduation for P.G. Courses i.e. Geology/Geophysics/MBA. In case of CGPA/OGPA, conversion certificate from the College/University must be provided. Where the Colleg/University certify that they do not have any such conversion methodology/ formula, the ratio of CGPA/OGPA will be converted in to percentage.
  5. The specific zone for student shall be decided on the basis of the location of School/University/College/Institute in which the student was studying for the   qualifying examination (i.e.  12th  class  for  Graduate  courses  and  Graduation  degree  for  Post  Graduate courses) irrespective of the domicile of the student.
  6. The  gross  joint  family  income of the  student  shall  not  exceed Rs 2.00 lakhs (Rupees Two lakhs) per year from all sources. Income certificate must be issued  from the Competent District Revenue Authority not below the rank of Tehsildar. Translated copy of Income certificate is required in case the issued certificate is not in Hindi or English and should be duly  certified by the legal authority.
  7. The age limit of the applicant is maximum 30 years as on 1st September 2016 for the academic session.
  8. The candidates should not availing or intend to avail any other financial assistance/scholarship assistance/scholarship from any other source.
  9. The final list of the scholarship beneficiaries shall be posted on website by the end of December 2016.
  10. The award of the scholarship shall not confer any right of employment with ONGC group of companies or its joint ventures.

How can you apply ?

  1. The candidate fulfilling the above criteria may apply Online on ONGC’s website (under CSR section)
  2. Date of start of online applications :  1st September 2016
  3. Last date for online applications : 10th October 2016
  4. Duly completed application form (application printout obtained after completion of online registration process) certified by Head/Principal/Dean of the Institute/College/University, along with all supporting documents (duly attested by Head/Principal/Dean of the Institute where the student is studying) must be received by post on or before 31.10.2016, as given below :
  • Mark sheet of qualifying exam (mandatory)
  • CGPA  to percentage conversion certificate issued by University/College/Institute (wherever applicable)
  • Income certificate (mandatory)
  • Caste certificate (wherever applicable)
  • BPL certificate (wherever applicable)
  • ECS mandate form duly certified by Bank authority along with cancelled cheque/photocopy of front page of Bank pass book (mandatory)
  • PAN card [PAN card would be required compulsorily before release of scholarship amount. Students may apply and obtain their PAN cards accordingly on priority.]
  • Aadhaar card [Aadhaar card would be required compulsorily before release of scholarship amount. Students may apply and obtain their Aadhaar cards accordingly on priority] Candidates must write “ONGC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD GENERAL AND OBC CATEGORY STUDENTS” on the envelope. Application forms with all supporting documents needs to be sent to below address:

Post Box No-2091
Chennai-600 020
Tamil Nadu
Incomplete/delayed applications are liable to be rejected.
In case of any queries/clarification, candidates can call

  • Helpline numbers +91-7550004136
  • Hindi Support +91-7550004137

Terms and Conditions


  1. The scholarship will cover lump sum amount of Rs 4000/- per month, i.e. Rs 48,000/- per annum.
  2. The amount shall be paid on yearly basis after completion of the academic year. The amount of scholarship will be deposited directly in the bank account of the student through ECS facility. It is mandatory to fill up the ECS format and get it certified by the Bank authority. Also, PAN card 3/3 would be compulsorily required before release of scholarship amount. Students may apply and obtain their PAN cards on priority.
  3. Once awarded the scholarship shall be continued every year till the completion of the course subject to promotion of the student to the next year of his/her course. Scholarship shall be discontinued if the candidate is not promoted to next year by their respective Institute/College/University. For continuation of the scholarship, the student will have to send an ‘Application for renewal' in the prescribed format. The student shall have to log on to for applying online for the renewal process.
  4. In case the student opts for any different scholarship subsequently after award of ONGC scholarship. He/She should have to refund the entire scholarship amount received from ONGC.

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