G. P. Birla Scholarship 2020

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

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About the Program


G. P. Birla Educational Foundation is offering G. P. Birla Scholarship 2020 to meritorious students from West Bengal, who have passed Class 12 examination in 2020. 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 2020

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be a citizen of West Bengal
    • Have passed the Class 12 examination with 80% marks or more from State Board or 85% 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. 

    Note: The maximum income criteria can be relaxed for students who have scored 95% or more in State Board and 97% or more in Central Board examination on the discretion of the Trustees.

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    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 onetime payment of INR 7,000 towards the purchase of books in the first year of college.
Important Dates

Last date of application:15th September 2020

Selection Criteria

The selection of students is made by an expert panel of the Trust that currently 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 may 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. 

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