Guru Nanak Institute of Technology - GNIT Scholarships 2024: Eligibility & Amount

Debasree Banerjee Debasree Banerjee | Aug 29, 2022
Debasree Banerjee
Debasree Banerjee

Updated on - Aug 29, 2022

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Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, Kolkata provides financial assistance to the students in the form of scholarships and educational loans. The Institute has the facility of providing scholarship schemes under central and state Government respectively to the students enrolled in Graduate and Post Graduate programs. The students can apply to the scholarships as per notification from the Government. The list of Government scholarship schemes are mentioned below.

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National Scholarship Portal

GNIT also works through the National Scholarship Portal which is a single stop for various scholarships, students can go through the website for more information.

Prime Ministers Scholarship Scheme

  • For wards/widows of deceased CAPFs & AR personnel died in harness/election duty, wards of personnel disabled due to causes attributable to Government service and Wards of Ex-CAPFs & AR personnel in receipt of Gallantry Awards.
  • For wards/widows of retired and serving CAPFs & AR Personnel. (Personnel below Officer Rank)
  • Pursuing first professional degree programme in the field of Engineering, Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, BBA, BCA, B. Pharma, B.SC (Nursing, Agriculture, etc.), MBA and MCA etc. 
  • Having a minimum 60% marks in Minimum Entry Qualification (MEQ) i.e. 10+2/Diploma/Graduation or equivalent in case of a new applicant. Or For applicants applying under renewal category, it is mandatory to pass each subsequent academic year of the professional courses being pursued by them with minimum 50% marks.
  • A grace period of one year only for cases, where there is a delay on part of a candidate for submission of application for renewal of scholarship may be entertained.

Kanyasree Scholarship

  • GNIT also offers the Kanyasree Scholarship which aims to reduce dropouts, especially amongst girls from low-income families, who are not under any other scholarship. To prevent child marriage in West Bengal by increasing the enrolment of girls in secondary education, vocational or sports training.
  • The Kanyasree Scholarship has its own website and you need only apply from there.

Ekalyan

  • Ekalyan is a scholarship scheme founded to help the marginally backward members of of our society, they must meet the following criteria-
  • Student must be of Jharkhand State.
  • Student must be either Schedule Tribe (ST) or Schedule Caste (SC) or Backward Class (BC).
  • Ekalyan has its own online webiste, candidates must apply there.

Vidyasarathi Scholarship

Vidyasaarathi enables underprivileged students to receive financial assistance via corporate-funded scholarships. Due to unaffordable and increasing fees structure of the higher education in India many students misses out on the higher education due to lack of funds, it aims to bridge the gap in education finance in the country through an online platform. Students can search and apply to various education finance schemes for that they are qualified for on the official Vidyasaarathi website. 

Vidyalakshmi Scholarship

  • Guru Nanak Institute of Technology offers the Vidyalakshmi Scholarship as a form of educational loan, different banks will give different interest rates.
  • One must go to the official Vidyalakshmi Scholarship website to register and apply.

AICTE – SWANATH SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME – 2021 – 2022

  • This scholarship scheme is offered to candidates at GNIT who were orphaned OR parents (either/both) died due to Covid 19 OR  they are wards of Armed Forces and Central Paramilitary Forces martyred in action.
  • Family income from all sources should not be more than Rs. 8 lakh per annum during the financial year of the application.
  • The candidate should be currently studying in the AICTE Approved institutions and courses at Degree/ Diploma level in regular mode.
  • Candidates who satisfy these conditions will recieve an amount of INR 50,000 per annum for every year of study.

    Documents Required

  • A valid income certificate issued by State/UT Government is to be enclosed. 
  • Current year income certificate explicitly mentioning that income of family less than 8 Lakh.
  • 10+2/equivalent and 10th Mark sheet for Degree Level and 10th /equivalent for Diploma Level
  • Bonafide Certificate issued by the institution.
  • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL)
  • For Candidates whose either or both Parents Died due to Covid 19.
  • Death Certificate of Father/Mother or both explicitly mentioning that the death was due to Covid-19.
  • If one parent (Father or Mother) is alive, current year income certificate explicitly mentioning that income of family less than 8 Lakh.
  • Bonafide Certificate issued by the institution.10+2/equivalent and 10th Mark sheet for Degree Level and 10th /equivalent for Diploma Level
  • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL)
  • Candidate Declaration Form, mentioning details as per enclosed format, duly verified by Tehsildar / S D M.
  • For Orphan Candidates
  • Death Certificate of Father & Mother.
  • Candidate Declaration Form, mentioning details as per enclosed format, duly verified by Tehsildar / S D M.
  • For Wards of Armed Forces and Central Paramilitary Forces martyred in
    action (Shaheed)
  • Death Certificate.
  • Shaheed Certificate issued by the Armed Forces/ Central Paramilitary
    Forces

Pragati Scholarship Scheme for Girl Student 

  • The candidate should be admitted to 1st year of Degree/Diploma course in any of the AICTE approved Institution.
  • The Scholarships for Degree and Diploma are transferable in event of nonavailability of eligible applicant in any of the Degree/Diploma level Programme.
  • Two Girls Child per family are eligible, who’s family income is not more than 8 lakh per annum during the preceding financial year (in case of married girl, the income
    of parents/in-laws, whichever is higher will be considered).
  • The selection of candidate will be made on merit on the basis of qualifying examination to peruse the respective Technical Degree/Diploma course from any of
    the AICTE approved institution.
  •  Amount of scholarship- Tuition Fee of Rs. 30,000/- or at actual, whichever is less
    and Rs.2000/- per month for 10 months as incidentals charges each year.
  • In case of Tuition fee waiver/reimbursement, Students are eligible to get an amount of
    Rs. 30,000/- for the purchase of Books/Equipment/Softwares/ Laptop/Desktop/Vehicle/Fee paid towards competitive examination applications
    forms/exam.
  • Reservation-15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC candidate/applicant.

     Documents Required

  • Mark Sheet of standard Xth /XIIth / others as applicable.
  • Annual family Income Certificate for the preceding financial year in the prescribed format issued by ,not below the rank of Tahsildar.
  • Admission letter issued by Directorate of Technical Education for the admission in Diploma/Degree course.
  • Certificate issued by the Director/Principal/ Head of the Institute.
  • Tuition fee receipt.
  • AADHAR seeded Bank Pass Book in the name of the student indicating Account number, IFSC code and Photograph
  • Caste Certificate for SC/ST/OBC category.
  • AADHAR Card
  • Declaration by parents duly signed stating that the information provided by their
    child is correct and will refund Scholarship amount, if found false at any stage. 

Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Specially-Abled Students

  • The Scholarships for Degree and Diploma are transferable in event of nonavailability of eligible applicant in any of the Degree/Diploma level Programme.
  • The candidate should be admitted to 1st year of Degree/Diploma course in any of the AICTE approved Institution 
  • Specially Abled Student, having disability of not less than 40% and family income not more than 8 lakh per annum during the preceding financial year (in case of married girl, the income of parents/in-laws, whichever is higher will be
    considered).
  • The selection of candidate will be made on merit on the basis of qualifying examination to peruse the respective Technical Degree/Diploma course from any of the AICTE approved institution.
  • Amount of scholarship: Tuition Fee of Rs. 30,000/- or at actual, whichever is less and Rs.2000/- per month for 10 months as incidentals charges each year. In case of Tuition fee waiver/reimbursement,
  • Students are eligible to get an amount of Rs. 30,000/- for the purchase of Books/Equipment/Softwares/ Laptop/Desktop/Vehicle/Fee paid towards competitive examination applications forms/exam/ specific equipments/ software’s for visually impaired/ speech and hearing disabled.
  • Reservation-15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 27% for OBC candidate/applicant.

     Documents Required

  • Mark Sheet of standard Xth /XIIth / others as applicable.
  • Annual family Income Certificate for the preceding financial year in the prescribed format issued by not below the rank of Tahsildar.
  • Disability certificate issued by Competent Authority
  • Admission letter issued by Directorate of Technical Education for the admission in Diploma/Degree course.
  • Certificate issued by the Director/Principal/ Head of the Institute.
  • Tuition fee receipt.
  • AADHAR seeded Bank Pass Book in the name of the student indicating Account number, IFSC code and Photograph
  • Caste Certificate for SC/ST/OBC category.
  • AADHAR card.
  • Declaration by parents duly signed stating that the information provided by their child is correct and will refund Scholarship amount, if found false at any stage.

West Bengal  Freeship Scheme

  • WBFS is for the under Graduate students level in Engineering & Technology/ Pharmacy/ Architecture programmes conducted by the self financing private Engineering and Technical Institutions of the State.
  • Candidate must secure ,erit rank in State Level/National Level Entrance Examination.
  • Candidate must be domicile of the West Bengal.
  • Annual family income of the candidate must not be more than Rs.2.50 lakhs.
  • Candidates selected under Tuition Free Waiver (TFW) Scheme of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or West Bengal Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme will not be eligible under this WBFS.
  • West Bengal Freeship Scheme, has its own website where candidates must go, to apply.

    Documents Required

  • Marksheet of 10+2 or degree graduation. or entrance exam score card
  • Domicile Certificate of West Bengal
  • Copy of the Income certificate at the time of admission.

Oasis Scholarship

  • The candidate must be a student of class 9th and 10th and belong to SC category.
  • Candidate must be a student of class 9th and 10th and belong to the ST category.
  • The family income should be less than 2 Lakh per annum.
  • The applicant should be a West Bengal resident.
  • The applicant should have scored 50% cumulative marks in the previous final examination.
  • The applicant should have attained a certain number of required attendance.
  • 30% of the scholarship programs are reserved for female students.
  • The scholarship will be given to only 2 applicants from the same family or blood relation.
Forms of
Oasis
Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria
Pre-matric Scholarship
for SC students
  • The applicant should have the State of Origin
  • Certification of SC.
  • Only applicable to students in Class 9th and 10th.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not be over ₹2 Lakh.
Pre-matric Scholarship
for ST students
  • The applicant should have the State of Origin
  • Certification of ST.
  • Only applicable to students in Class 9th and 10th.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not be over ₹2 Lakh.
Post-matric Scholarship
for SC/ST Students
  • The applicant should have the State of Origin
  • Certification of either SC or ST.
  • Only for the applicant who has enrolled at post-matric
  • education level.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not be over ₹ 2.5Lakh.
Post-matric Scholarship
for OBC students
  • The applicant should have the State of Origin
  • Certification of OBC.
  • The applicant should have passed SSC
  • (Secondary School Certificate) Examination.
  • The annual family income of the applicant should not be over ₹ 1 Lakh.

Documents Required

  • Marksheet of 10+2 or degree graduation. or entrance exam score card
  • Domicile Certificate of West Bengal
  • Copy of the Income certificate at the time of admission.

Aikasree Scholarship

  • Fully funded by the West Bengal State Government, the Aikasree scholarship supports the entire educational expenses of the deserving meritorious students. The monetary help includes hostel stay fees and free of cost school and college education for meritorious students.
  • The course fee along with maintenance allowances will be paid to the student via DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) mode.
  • The Aikasree Scholarship has its own website, one can apply from there.
  • Below are the various types of Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
Pre- Matric & Post- Matric Merit-cum-Means

Bear Domicile Certificate of West Bengal (WB).

Bear Domicile Certificate of WB.

Must be studying in any approved by Central/ State govt.

Must have admission in any professional/ technical course.

Minimum of 50% marks in the previous examination.

Minimum of 50% marks in the previous examination

Annual income of family must be less than Rs. 2 Lakh.

Annual income of family must be less than Rs. 2.5 Lakh.

Must be studying in WB institutes only.

WB residents studying outside the state can also apply.

Documents Required

  • Marksheet of 10+2 or degree graduation.
  • Domicile Certificate of West Bengal
  • Copy of the Income certificate at the time of admission.
  • If any student fails to produce the requisite documents or the information provided is found to be false, his/her scholarship is subjected to cancellation or suspension.

Swami Vivekananda Scholarship Scheme

DIRECTORATE COURSE Eligibility Criteria SCHOLARSHIP RATE PER MONTH (RS.)
DPI UG (ARTS) At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 1000/-
UG(COMMERCE) At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 1000/-
UG (SCIENCE) At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 1500/-
UG (OTHER PROFESSIONAL COURSES, UGC APPROVED) At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 1500/-
PG (ARTS) At least 53% marks for SVMCM and 45% for Kanyashree(K3 applicants in Last Qualifying Exam 2000/-
PG (COMMERCE) At least 53% marks for SVMCM and 45% for Kanyashree(K3 applicants in Last Qualifying Exam 2000/-
PG (SCIENCE) At least 53% marks for SVMCM and 45% for Kanyashree(K3 applicants in Last Qualifying Exam 2500/-
PG (OTHER PROFESSIONAL COURSES, UGC APPROVED) At least 53% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 2500/-
NON NET M.PHIL./NON NET PH.D. Date of Enrolment/Date of Registration not before 01.04.2017 5000/- / 8000/- Respectively
DSE HS At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 1000/-
DTE UG (ENGG.), PG (ENGG.) AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL COURSES (AICTE APPROVED)

UG eligibility
60% marks 
60% in Diploma Course from WBSCT&VE&SD for lateral entry scheme.
PG eligibility
55% in Graduation from any State University/AICTE approved institute institute in West Bengal.

5000/-
DTE&T POLYTECHNIC (DIPLOMA COURSES) At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 1500/-
DME UG (MEDICAL-DEGREE) AND DIPLOMA COURSES At least 60% marks in Last Qualifying Exam 5000/- AND 1500/- RESPECTIVELY

 

  • The total family income for the prospective scholars will be not more than Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum.
  • Candidates whose family income is not more than Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum will be judged according to their academic merit in the under noted manner.
  • The scheme benefits students studying in regular mode of Class XI and XII, and at under Graduate level in Science/Arts/Commerce, Engineering, Medical and Technical / Professional courses. Post Graduate level students pursuing Science/Arts/Commerce & Technical/Management. These scholarships will be sanctioned to deserving students on merit-cum-means criteria.
  • Candidates for different categories must submit their applications online in the scholarship portal.
  • For renewal of scholarship, application must be submitted online to the concerned scholarship sanctioning authority within one month from the date of his/her admission in the next higher class due to promotion by passing in the first attempt.

Documents Required

  • Marksheet of 10+2 or degree graduation. or entrance exam score card
  • Copy of the Income certificate at the time of admission.

 

 

 

 

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Guru Nanak Institute of Technology - GNIT Check Fees Details

Course Name Avg Course Fees Exams Accepted
BTech ₹4,07,900 (4 Years) -
BHM ₹2,40,000 (3 Years) -
MTech ₹2,22,100 (2 Years) -
BCA ₹2,40,000 (3 Years) -
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