G. P. Birla Scholarship 2021

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EligibilityClass 12 passed students
AwardScholarship worth up to INR 50,000 per year & other benefits

About the Program


Last Updated On : 27-09-2021   Posted By : Salma

G. P. Birla Scholarship 2021 is an initiative for meritorious students from West Bengal, who have passed the Class 12 examination in 2021. The selected candidate will receive a scholarship worth INR 50,000 per year and other benefits. The scholarship can be availed by students pursuing courses in any stream including Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, etc.

  • G. P. Birla Scholarship 2021

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • Be a citizen of West Bengal
    • Have passed the Class 12 examination with 85% marks or more from State Board or 90% marks or more from the Central Board
    • Have an annual family income of less than INR 3,00,000 per year
    • Be in need of financial help to pursue further studies
    • Be continuing studies in any stream including Arts, Science, Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, Law, Commerce, or professional courses like Company Secretaryship, Cost Accountancy and Chartered Accountancy course from a recognized Indian University/Institution

    A total of 100 scholarships are granted to meritorious students every year that includes -

    • Scholarship of up to INR 50,000 per annum to cover the tuition fees and hostel fees
    • Additional one-time payment of INR 7,000 towards the purchase of books in the first year of college
    • Copy of completed application form attested by the Head of the Institution from which the student has passed class 12 or where he has taken admission
    • Proof of admission at a university/college
    • Copy of academic certificates and grade reports for the last examination.
    • Copy of other certificates for extracurricular achievements.
    • Proof of Income:
      • Copy of Form 16 or Salary Certificate (if father or mother is employed in the private or government sector), OR
      • Copy of Income Tax Return (in any other case)
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship can apply in two ways, online or offline

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button and read the details.
    Step 2: Download the prescribed application form.
    Step 4: Fill in the required details, attach the required documents and send by post to the address below:

    GP Birla Educational Foundation
    78, Syed Amir Ali Avenue
    Kolkata - 700019 (Landmark. Calcutta Ice Skating Rink)

Important Dates

Last Date of Application - 30th September 2021

Selection Criteria
  • The selection of students is made by an expert panel of the Trust that includes eminent members like Prof. Sumanta Basu (Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata) and Dr. Rajib Das (Jadavpur University, Kolkata).
  • The expert panel reviews the applications received and interview shortlisted prospective candidates after which the final selection is done.
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Terms and Conditions
  • Applications will be forwarded through the Head of the Institution from which the student has passed Class 12 or where he has taken admission. 
  • The scholarship is granted for one year at a time. It can be continued further up to the completion of the course or a maximum ceiling of 4 years subject to satisfactory performance of the students in the preceding year, as evaluated by the Trust. 
  • After submitting the application, unique application no. is generated which will be kept for future reference. If the application is made online, the application form need not be sent by post.

  • The shortlisted students will be intimated through email about further process.

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by August, 2022. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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