Aditya Birla Group Scholarship for IITS and BITS, Pilani

Aditya Birla Group Scholarship for IITS and BITS, Pilani

Conducted By : Aditya Birla Group
November 30 -0001   Scholarship   Undergraduate   India
 About Aditya Birla Group Scholarship for IITS and BITS, Pilani
  • Aditya Birla Group, Epitomising the philosophy of its legendary leader - the late Aditya Vikram Birla - one man who made a difference. Rooted in Indian values, yet global in vision. Rock solid in fundamentals. Nurturing a culture where success does not come in the way of the need for learning afresh, to keep innovating, to keep experimenting. Transcending the conventional barriers of business - working in 5,000 villages reaching out to 7.5 million people every year, because we care.
  • The Aditya Birla Scholarship Programme is the Group's way of pursuing Mr. Aditya Vikram Birla's ideals of spawning leaders with a passion to excel. Attained through fostering outstanding academic excellence and humane leadership values, in partnership with select IITs, BITS (Pilani), IIMs, XLRI and law campuses.
  • Aditya Birla Group Scholarship for IITs and BITS (Pilani) is a merit-based scholarship provided by the Aditya Birla Group. The Aditya Birla Group Scholarship scheme, instituted in 1999, awards scholarships to candidates who pursue ideas and spawning leaders with a passion to excel. The number of scholarships offered varies each year. These scholarships are offered for studies at the undergraduate level. 
 Details

Eligibility: 

  • Students from the following institutes can apply for the Scholarships:
    • IIMs - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode, Shillong
    • XLRI - Jamshedpur
    • IITs (B.Tech) - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Guwahati
    • BITS (Pilani) Campuses
    • Law:
      • National Law School of India University - Bangalore
      • NALSAR University of Law - Hyderabad
      • The WB National University of Juridical Sciences - Kolkata
      • National Law University - Jodhpur
      • Gujarat National Law University
  • The top 20 students (in terms of their entrance exam ranking at the time of admission) are invited to apply through the Dean of the respective institutes
  • The scholarship awards an amount of Rs 65,000 per annum and Rs 1,80,000 per annum. The Aditya Birla Scholarships cover a large part of academic fees as well as the hostel fees. Students from the institutes IITs (B.Tech) - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Guwahati and BITS (Pilani) Campuses can apply for this scholarship.
 Reward Description

As it is a Merit-Based Scholarship the rewards are quite phenomenal:

The Aditya Birla Scholarships cover a large part of academic fees as well as the hostel fees for the IITs / BITS stream and some part of the tuition fee for the management and law streams.

Scholarship Amount

IIMs / XLRI

Rs. 1,75,000 per annum

IIT / BITS (Pilani):

Rs. 1,00,000 per annum

LAW

Rs. 1,80,000 per annum or fees at actuals, whichever is lower

 

 Application Process
  • To apply for this scholarship, students may visit the institute to collect the application form.
  • Students who are eligible are required to fill in the application form appended alongside and submit to the Dean.
 Selection Process

The Scholarships entail the following process:

  • The applicants: 180 students from the IIMs and XLRI, 160 students from the IITs and BITS (Pilani) and 100 students from law campuses will be evaluated on the basis of the information given in the application form.
  • The students' overall achievements spanning academic and co-curricular excellence will be assessed to select him/her for the next round.
  • Essays written by these students will then be reviewed by a panel to shortlist candidates for the final round.
  • Shortlisted students will be invited for an interview which will determine the best 16 students each from - engineering and management and 8 from the law who will be named Aditya Birla Scholars.
  • The interviews will be conducted by an eminent panel of luminaries and academicians. Shortlisted students should carry all supporting documents such as copies of certificates, mark sheets, etc.
  • The interviews will be held in Mumbai for which the shortlisted candidates will be provided accommodation, travel reimbursement, and a token allowance.
 Contact Details
  • Address: Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiative and Rural Development Project
    Aditya Birla Management Corporation Limited, 
    Aditya Birla Centre,
    1st Floor, 'C' Wing,
    S.K. Ahire Marg
    Worli, Mumbai 400 030
  • Tel: 91-22-6652 5000 / 2499 5000
  • Fax: 91-22-6652 5741 / 42