ONGC Scholarship 2023 – Merit Scholarship For SC/ST/OBC/General Students

ONGC Scholarship 2023 is an exclusive scholarship opportunity for students belonging to SC/ST/OBC and General categories who are studying in the first year of Engineering, MBBS, MBA or Master’s in Geophysics/Geology programme. Run by ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Company) Limited, under its CSR initiative, the scholarship rewards 2000 meritorious students every year. Indian students pursuing the specified courses can apply for the ONGC scholarship and avail themselves of its benefits.

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What is the amount of financial assistance given to students under this scheme? Who are eligible to apply for it? When and how can a student apply for an ONGC scholarship? What are the documents required to apply for the scholarship? Know all the answers in detail in this article. It provides with in-depth information about the scholarship, its eligibility, awards, application process and more.

Latest Update:

  • The applications for ONGC Scholarship Scheme 2022-23 will be opened from May 25, 2023.
  • The last date to apply for the ONGC scholarship scheme 2022-23 is July 8, 2023.
  • The applications for ONGC Sports Scholarship Scheme 2023-24 are open.

ONGC Scholarship 2023

Overview of the ONGC Scholarship

Particulars Details
Name of the Scholarship ONGC Scholarship to Meritorious SC/ST/OBC and General Category Students
Total number of scholarships available 2,000

For SC/ST Students – 1,000*

For OBC Students – 500*

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For General category students – 500*

Amount of scholarship INR 48,000 per annum to each scholar (INR 4,000 per month)
Stream-wise distribution of scholarships
  • Engineering – 494 (SC/ST) + 300 (OBC) + 300 (General)
  • MBBS – 90 (SC/ST) + 50 (OBC) + 50 (General)
  • MBA – 146 (SC/ST) + 50 (OBC) + 50 (General)
  • Masters in Geology/Geophysics – 270 (SC/ST) + 100 (OBC) + 100 (General)
Zone-wise distribution of scholarships
  • North Zone – 200 (SC/ST) + 100 (OBC) + 100 (General)
  • West Zone – 200 (SC/ST) + 100 (OBC) + 100 (General)
  • North-East Zone – 200 (SC/ST) + 100 (OBC) + 100 (General)
  • East Zone – 200 (SC/ST) + 100 (OBC) + 100 (General)
  • South Zone – 200 (SC/ST) + 100 (OBC) + 100 (General)
States coming under the North Zone Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
States coming under the West Zone Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
States coming under the North-East Zone Assam, Mizoram, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland
States coming under East Zone Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand
States coming under South Zone Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep

*50% of the total number of scholarships are reserved for female candidates.

Note – Candidates must use a fast and stable Wi-Fi connection while uploading the document and submitting the application.

ONGC Scholarship – Key Eligibility

Who can apply for the ONGC scholarship? Is there any age limit to apply for the scholarship? What should be the academic qualification of the student? Is there a marks criterion too for the scholarship?  Get the answers to all these questions hereunder. The key eligibility conditions that a student needs to follow to apply for the ONGC scholarship are mentioned in the table below –

Detailed Eligibility Conditions of ONGC Scholarship

Particulars Details
Nationality Indian
Category of students Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ Other Backward Classes (OBC) and General categories
Current academic qualification The applicant must be a full-time student in the 1st year of Engineering/MBBS course or 1st year of MBA / Master in Geology / Geophysics at an AICTE/UGC/MCI/State University/State Education Board/Central University/Central Government institution.
Qualifying examination details
  • For the Engineering / MBBS programme – The students must have passed the Class 12 examination with minimum of 60% marks.
  • For MBA / Masters in Geology / Geophysics – The students must have passed graduation with minimum 60% mark or 6.0 CGPA/OGPA on a 10-point scale of the grading system.
Gross annual family income For SC/ST candidates: Less than INR 4.50 Lakh per annum from all sources

Career Assessment Test

For OBC/General candidates: Less than INR 2 Lakh per annum from all sources

Age limit Maximum 30 years old

ONGC Scholarship – Application Process

The eligible students are required to submit the applications offline by following the step-by-step procedure mentioned below –

Step 1: Visit the official page of the ONGC scholarship.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Apply Scholarship’ button to start the application.

Step 3: Fill in all required details in the application form. (Note: The students are required to fill the application form in capital letters).

Step 4: Upload all supporting documents along with the completed application duly certified as well as forwarded by the Dean/Head/Principal of the University/Institute/College and submit.

Step 5: Also, a hard copy of the same should reach the designated ONGC office of the respective zone. (Note: The zone from where the candidates can apply is decided based on the location of the candidate’s college/institute/university of the qualifying examination, not on the basis of the applicant’s domicile). Refer to the address of the designated zone offices in the table below to send the completed applications.

Zone-Wise Address for Application Submission

Zone Address
North Zone Chief Manager (HR),

Reservation Cell, Green Hills, A-Wing, Ground Floor, ONGC, Tel Bhavan,

Dehradun – 248003

West Zone GM (HR),

ONGC, NBP Green Heights, Plot No. C-69, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E),

Mumbai – 400051

North-East Zone Incharge HR/ER,

SVS, ONGC, Assam Asset, Central Workshop, 2nd Floor, B.G. Road,

Sivasagar – 785640, Assam

East Zone Incharge HR/ER,

MBA Basin, ONGC, 50 – J.L. Nehru Road,

Kolkata – 700071

South Zone Incharge HR/ER,

ONGC, 7th Floor, East Wing, CMDA Tower – I, Gandhi Irwin Road, Egmore,

Chennai – 600008

ONGC Scholarship – Documents Required

The applications for ONGC scholarship remain incomplete without certain important documents that a student needs to enclose with the application to support the information provided in it. The list of key documents that are needed before applying for the scholarship includes –

  • Passport-size photograph of the applicant
  • Caste certificate (in English/Hindi language)
  • Age proof (birth certificate/ class 10th mark sheet)
  • Marksheet of the qualifying examination
  • Annual family income certificate (in English/Hindi language)
  • Bank details (in the prescribed format)
  • Copy of the PAN card
  • Copy of Aadhaar card
  • Copy of undertaking

ONGC Scholarship – Selection Criteria

It is a merit-based scholarship that takes academic merit into account for final selection. The list of final selected scholars is made by the company itself. If candidates are pursuing an Engineering or MBBS programme, the selection is based on the performance of the candidate in the class 12th examination. However, if applicants are pursuing an MBA or Master’s course in Geology or Geophysics, the selection is based on the applicant’s performance at the graduation level. In the case of students having equal marks in the qualifying examination, students with lower family income will be selected. Furthermore, the preference will be given to students from BPL (Below Poverty Line) families and other students shall be considered only if a sufficient number of students from BPL families fulfilling the eligibility criteria is not available.

ONGC Scholarship – Terms and Conditions

To ensure the successful implementation and disbursement of the scholarship, ONGC has set certain terms and conditions for the students to fulfil. These include –

  • The students, who intend to apply for the ONGC scholarship should not be in receipt of any other scholarship or financial assistance.
  • To ensure the continuation of scholarship every year, the scholars need to show satisfactory performance in their annual examination.
  • The conduct of the scholar is also taken into consideration for scholarship continuation.
  • The students have to obtain at least 50% marks or a scale of 5 grade points out of 10.
  • In case, the student fails to maintain the academic requirements or conduct, the scholarship will not be paid to them for the respective year.
  • Furthermore, if the scholarship is discontinued, the students can apply for renewal by filling the scholarship renewal application form in the specified format, only if they have been able to maintain the said percentage or grades again.

ONGC Scholarship – About ONGC

ONGC – Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is a pioneer public enterprise company in India. It is the largest producer of natural gas and crude oil nationwide. Recognised in the ‘Most Admired Energy Companies’ list of Fortune, the company has set several benchmarks over the years. As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the company has introduced several schemes focusing on areas like education, healthcare, entrepreneurship, women empowerment, water management and more. ONGC scholarship for SC/ST students is one of its initiative to promote higher education among the students belonging to SC/ST category.

ONGC Scholarship – Contact Details

In case 0f any query related to the ONGC scholarship, its eligibility, application process, rewards or any other concern, feel free to contact the provider on the below-given details –

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited,

Green Hills Tel Bhavan,

Dehradun – 248003

Tel.: 0135 – 2792630, 2792656

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