Chanakya University Merit cum Admission Scholarship

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About the Program


Chanakya University Merit cum Admission Scholarship is an initiative by Chanakya University to provide admissions to meritorious, needy & talented students in Chanakya University for different undergraduate courses. Under this scholarship program, meritorious students who have passed Class 12 or are appearing for the Class 12 examination will receive a scholarship amount of INR up to 2.5 Lakh per year (including 100% tuition fees) to pursue undergraduate studies at Chanakya University.

Chanakya University, a global university in Bengaluru is committed to the service of society through excellence in teaching, development of knowledge and direct contributions in the world of practice. The university is offering around 50 merit scholarships to academically meritorious students who wish to pursue undergraduate studies at Chanakya University.

Courses offered by Chanakya University
1. School of Commerce and Management

  • B.Com.
  • B.B.A.
  • M.Com.
  • M.B.A.

2. School of Mathematics & Natural Sciences

  • B.Sc.
  • B.C.A.
  • M.Sc.
  • M.C.A.

3. School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

  • B.A.
  • B.S.W.
  • M.A.
  • M.S.W.

4. School of Public Policy & Legal Studies

  • B. A., L.L.B.
  • B.B.A., L.L.B.
  • L.L.M (Public Policy)

For more information, please visit the university’s website at 

  • Chanakya University Merit cum Admission Scholarship
    • Open for students who wish to enrol into an undergraduate course at Chanakya University.
    • Applicants must have scored more than 85% and above marks in their Class 10 and 12 examinations.
    • Annual family income of the applicants from all sources should not be more than INR 8 Lakh.
    • Students from PAN India are eligible.

    Note: Students from the BPL category can be given a preference.


    Up to INR 2.5 Lakh per year (Including 100% tuition fees)


    • The scholarship covers tuition/program fees, other non-refundable fees of the university, library fees, laboratory fees, hostel accommodation and food expenses. 
    • Candidates securing scholarship will be required to fill the college application form. Final decision of granting scholarship and %age waiver on the tuition fee is with the Scholarship Committee.
    • Passport size photograph
    • Mark sheet of previous qualifying examination [Class 10 11, 12 (not mandatory)]
    • A government-issued identity proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter ID/Driving License/PAN Card) 
    • Family income proof of parents/guardians (ITR Form-16/income certificate from competent government authority/salary slips)
    • Bank passbook of the applicant
    How can you apply?
    • Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below.
    • Login to Buddy4Study with your registered ID and land onto the ‘Application Form Page’.
      • If not registered - register at Buddy4Study with your Email/Mobile/Gmail account.
    • You will now be redirected to the ‘Chanakya University Merit cum Admission Scholarship’ application form page.
    • Click on the ‘Start Application’ button to begin the application process.
    • Fill the required details in the online application form.
    • Upload relevant documents.
    • Accept the ‘Terms and Conditions’ and click on ‘Preview’. 
    • If all the details filled in by the applicant are correctly showing on the preview screen, click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the application process.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Q. What is the selection process for this scholarship program?

    The selection of scholars for the ‘Chanakya University Merit cum Admission Scholarship’ will be based on the academic merit and financial background of applicants. It involves a multi-stage process as detailed below –

    • Initial shortlisting of applications based on their academic merit and financial background
    • First round of document verification
    • Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the online entrance test Chanakya Scholarship Entrance Test (CUSET)
    • Telephonic round of interview with Buddy4Study team
    • Virtual and in-person interviews of further shortlisted candidates by the Chanakya University core team
    • Field visits to verify students’ economic eligibility (to be conducted by Chanakya University) 
    • The final selection and the awarding of scholarship will be at the discretion of Chanakya University.




  • Q. Is the scholarship subject to renewal?

    Scholarship is granted on an annual basis and continuation in second and further years of the program is subject to scholarship policy

  • Q. I completed my Class 12 in 2022. Can I apply for this scholarship?

    Yes, you are eligible to apply for this scholarship.


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