Prestigious Scholarships for Indian Students to Study in Indian colleges

Prestigious Scholarships for Indian Students to Study in Indian Colleges

Topic We Cover: Prestigious Scholarships for Indian Students to Study in Indian colleges

1. SII Scholarship Scheme
2. Apply for Scholarships
3. Scholarship Values
4. Renewal of Scholarship
5. Renewal Process
6. Withdrawal of Scholarship

  • Ind-SAT
  • Syllabus for Ind-SAT
  • Ind-SAT Examination Pattern
  • Fee Waiver

7. Scholarships in India

 

There are plenty of capable students who often fail to fulfill their Dream for Higher Studies with the cost of education having become quite an expensive affair. The need for scholarships is compelling and critical for our students more than ever before. There are several private and public organizations that help capable students in requirement of financial assistance.

SII Scholarship Scheme

With the aid of the following Indian ministries - the Ministry of Human Resource Development and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, for the academic year 2020-21, Study in India is offering 2000 scholarships worth USD 3500 each.

By SII every meritorious student that has been offered this scholarship shall receive it for a max. period:

  1. of 5 years for UG integrated courses;
  2. of 3 or 4 years for Undergraduate Courses, according to the course duration;
  3. of 2 years for postgraduate courses;
  4. or, till the completion of this course, whichever is lesser.

Do remember, scholarships are only available for the above listed categories, and not applicable for Ph.D, M.Phil and Doctoral Level Courses.

Students should have registered with SII to apply for this scholarship, completed an application on the website - www.studyinindia.gov.in, and been admitted into SII-partnered institutions. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of the following:

  • Students should have had a commendable academic history in his / her secondary school, higher secondary school, and / or Latest Academic Qualification.
  • From the given list of countries students may appear for the Ind-SAT exam that is conducted by the SII team, and a merit list would be generated for the second-wave of shortlisting.
  • As per the country-wise allocated quota and other criterion, by the SII team the final shortlisted will be contacted.

Note, for the Ind-SAT exam all applications are on a separate portal, the link of which will be sent to the student’s email address, and will be also available on the SII portal and the Student Dashboard.

For the SII scholarship a few substantial clauses about the scholarship for the students applying.

  1. Each scholarship is valued at USD 3500 per student per year.
  2. Each scholarship under the SII scheme will only cover tuition, accommodation, food and admission fees. By this scholarship no other expense listed outside this set will be provided for.
  3. If the total fees of the course for each year, which includes tuition, accommodation, food and admission, is lesser than the proposed value of USD 3500, the lesser amount will be given as scholarship.
  4. All scholarships are electronically transferred to the institutes.
  5. Scholarship amount will be transferred to the institute after a verification of the student’s attendance for the first month has been forwarded to the SII team.
  6. All scholarships are renewable on a year-on-year basis until the day of Graduation.

Each online application will be verified for the Institute and the Scholarship Allotment by Institutes and the SII team before releasing the final offer letter to students.

For more details, before applying for the SII scholarship please read through the clauses given below carefully.

Apply for Scholarships

To be qualified for the Scholarship of SII, the student should’ve applied to SII and have received admission in one of the SII-partner institutes. Students who have shown curiosity to apply for the SII scholarship, will be given the links to apply for the Ind-SAT Exam, by SII an assessment test has been conducted, to be taken for initial shortlisting of the candidates

Scholarship Values

For the academic year 2020-21, students who are part of the SII fraternity will be awarded by 2000 scholarships. The value of each scholarship is USD3500, which is an approximate Rs. 2,50,000 in Indian currency (INR).

The SII Scholarship awarded students will be given either the gross total of tuition fees, admission fees, food expenses or USD3500, and accommodation whichever is lesser.

For a complete course duration scholarships are granted. For the coming academic year the student would require to renew the scholarship status, before the scholarship lapses for the present academic year.

Renewal of Scholarship

A scholarship under the scheme is renewable on yearly basis up till the completion of the course, with reference to the scholarship timeline given above, without extending the mentioned no. of years for the course.

If in the annual examination a scholar is unable to appear, owing to illness and / or on account of any unforeseen event, the award may be renewed for the coming academic year, on submission of a medical certificate and other evidence submitted. Additionally, the head of the inst. should have declared as true that the student would have passed, with the necessary percentage of marks or equiv. Grade Point Avg., had he/she appeared for the examination.

In case a scholar has decided to change his field of study or course offered by the institute, then a new offer letter and an attested document submitted by the head of the inst. should provide certification, allowing the student to change course within the inst.

However, if a scholar choose to change courses from the allotted inst., then the scholarship will not be renewed for the following years.

Renewal Process

Scholars would require to send the following documents to renew scholarship, attested by the respective inst.:

  • For the academic year scholar should have passed all the subjects and should have been promoted to the coming academic year.
  • Scholar should have been passed of any corrective action
  • Across semesters or trimesters a min. attendance of 75% should have been maintained 

To the institute’s account the renewed scholarship for the scholar will be released, only after the Study in India team has verified this information.

Withdrawal of Scholarship

From a scholar the SII Scholarship will be revoked if the scholar has joined an inst. different from the allotted one, before the accomplishment of the course. The student would require to pay for the duration of the course. Recovery of the amount to be done by the institute.

Ind-SAT

For students looking for scholarships with Study in India (SII) the Indian Scholastic Assessment or IND-SAT is a standardized online proctored test. This exam is to gauge the tenacity and capability of students applying to study in India. For the allocation of scholarships the IND-SAT scores will serve as a criterion to shortlist the meritorious students.

Regarding the Ind-SAT Exam the student would be notified via emails. Informtion on the same would be available on the Student Dashboard and SII portal too.

In mid-May, the exam is expected to be conducted and the medium of the paper would be in English. It is a MCQ type paper, timed at 90 minutes. The students will be assessed in the given areas - Verbal, Quantitative and Logical Reasoning

While applying, candidates will be allocated available centers in their country. Before the main examination candidates who have applied for this exam can take a mock test.

Syllabus for Ind-SAT

Section-wise detailed syllabus is as follows

Verbal Reasoning

Grammar, Parajumbles, Reading comprehension, One-word substitution, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph completion and inference, Idioms & Phrases, Analogies, Antonyms, Synonyms, Sentence correction.

Quantitative Aptitude

Geometry, Algebra, Percentages, Averages, Equations - Linear & Quadratic, Profit and Loss, HCF & LCM, Number System, Ratios and Proportions, Partnership, Progressions - Arithmetic, Geometry, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and Time, Interest.

Logical Reasoning

Seating Arrangements, Blood Relations, Direction sense, Series/Sequencing, Syllogism, Venn diagrams, Rankings, Puzzles, Coding & Decoding.

Ind-SAT Examination Pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Online Proctored

Duration of Examination

90 minutes

Type of question

Objective – Multiple-Choice Questions

Medium of question papers

English

Subject-wise distribution of questions


Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Verbal

40

40

Quant

25

25

Logical

25

25

Total

90

90

Correct answer

1

Marking scheme for MCQs


Correct answer

1

Wrong answer

0

Unattempted questions

0

Fee Waiver

While the Scholarships of SII are mainly for the international student that are applying to or are a part of the community of SII, by SII-partnered institutions fee waivers are offered.

Across 108 institutes around 9,500 fee waivers are offered in the following ranges - 100%, 50% and 20%. The % of seats that offer these waivers vary from institute to institute.

As per the eligibility criteria provided by participating inst. and passing scores of students, a merit list is developed. According to the Merit Rankings Deserving Students in this list are provided fee waivers.

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The list of inst. which offer these fee waivers is given below.

Institute Id

Institute Name

Total No. Of Fee Waived Seats

SII-I-0014

Amity University

121

SII-I-0015

Assumption College for Women

29

SII-I-0017

College of Engineering Pune

29

SII-I-0018

Delhi Technological University

0

SII-I-0020

Fatima College for Women

4

SII-I-0022

G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering

51

SII-I-0023

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management

714

SII-I-0024

Hindusthan College of Arts and Science

77

SII-I-0025

ABV Indian Inst. of IT and Management Gwalior

12

SII-I-0026

Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli

10

SII-I-0031

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

100

SII-I-0032

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

0

SII-I-0034

Indian Institute of Technology Indore

95

SII-I-0035

Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

52

SII-I-0036

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

1

SII-I-0037

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

237

SII-I-0038

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

20

SII-I-0039

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

0

SII-I-0040

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

615

SII-I-0041

Indian Institute of Technology Patna

13

SII-I-0042

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

36

SII-I-0043

International Management Institute (IMI) Kolkata

8

SII-I-0044

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology

110

SII-I-0046

Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology

3520

SII-I-0047

Kongunadu Arts & Science College

20

SII-I-0048

Little Flower College Guruvayoor for Women

9

SII-I-0049

M. E. S. Keveeyam College

10

SII-I-0051

Malaviya National Institute of Technology

52

SII-I-0052

National College

59

SII-I-0053

National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal

6

SII-I-0054

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

19

SII-I-0056

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

49

SII-I-0057

National Institute of Technology Silchar

46

SII-I-0059

SVKM's NM Inst. of Mgmt. Studies

26

SII-I-0060

Osmania University

64

SII-I-0062

PSGR Krishnammal College for Women

0

SII-I-0063

Punjab Agricultural University

103

SII-I-0064

Raja Narendralal Khan Women's College

63

SII-I-0065

Rathinam College of Arts and Science

237

SII-I-0067

Sacred Heart College

47

SII-I-0069

S.R.College of Engg. and Mgmt.

47

SII-I-0070

SRM Institute of Science and Technology

538

SII-I-0071

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

104

SII-I-0072

Symbiosis International

120

SII-I-0073

Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology

479

SII-I-0074

SDNBV College for Women

47

SII-I-0075

Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology

451

SII-I-0076

Vellore Institute of Technology

1140

SII-I-0077

Dr. YSP Univ. of Horticulture and Forestry

49

SII-I-0083

KLE Academy of Higher Edu. and Research

37

SII-I-0086

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

1883

SII-I-0087

University of Hyderabad

3

SII-I-0089

St. Xavier's College

23

SII-I-0091

Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University)

146

SII-I-0094

Shiv Nadar University

5

SII-I-0096

Indian Inst. of IT, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur

12

SII-I-0097

Institute of Chemical Technology

9

SII-I-0099

Indian Institute of Management Indore

1

SII-I-0100

J. B. College of Science

36

SII-I-0101

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

1

SII-I-0105

O. P. Jindal Global University

10

SII-I-0107

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science

342

SII-I-0114

Jamia Hamdard

25

SII-I-0127

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

62

SII-I-0128

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

53

SII-I-0136

Bharathiar University

44

SII-I-0137

Guru Nanak Dev University

408

SII-I-0138

SR College of Arts and Science

118

SII-I-0141

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

1

SII-I-0144

C. V. Raman College of Engineering

259

SII-I-0153

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

4

SII-I-0154

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

9

SII-I-0159

National Institute of Technology Durgapur

2

SII-I-0161

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology

38

SII-I-0163

National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra

5

SII-I-0175

National Institute of Technology Puducherry

5

SII-I-0176

National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh

5

SII-I-0177

National Institute of Technology Rourkela

44

SII-I-0178

National Institute of Technology Warangal

111

SII-I-0179

ISB Hyderabad

9

SII-I-0180

Indian Inst. of Sc. Edu. & Research Kolkata

10

SII-I-0182

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University

510

SII-I-0183

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology

71

SII-I-0192

Jain University

8068

SII-I-0204

Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College

47

SII-I-0205

CMR Institute of Technology

144

SII-I-0206

DKTE Society's Textile & Engineering Institute

22

SII-I-0207

Marwadi Education Foundation's Group of Institute

2334

SII-I-0208

Andhra University

783

SII-I-0209

B. M. S. College of Engineering

66

SII-I-0213

Rajagiri College of Social Sciences

56

SII-I-0216

A & B M Reddy College of Pharmacy

8

SII-I-0217

Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College

6

SII-I-0219

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

273

SII-I-0223

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

5

SII-I-0225

St. Teresa's College

30

SII-I-0226

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur

1

SII-I-0228

Siksha 'O' Anusandhan

881

SII-I-0229

Indian Inst. of IT Sri City

8

SII-I-0230

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

2

SII-I-0231

Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara

36

SII-I-0245

Birla Institute of Management Technology

20

SII-I-0248

Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur

0

SII-I-0249

Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai

0

SII-I-0250

JSS Academy of Higher Edu. & Research

0

SII-I-0251

K.L. Edu. Foundation (Deemed to be University)

3668

SII-I-0252

Maharshi Dayanand University

48

SII-I-0253

Rajiv Gandhi Institute Of Petroleum Technology

10

SII-I-0254

Savitribai Phule Pune University

330

SII-I-0258

St. Joseph's College

76

SII-I-0261

Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya

1

SII-I-0262

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

22

SII-I-0263

CMS College of Science and Commerce

203

SII-I-0264

Chandigarh University

161

Scholarships in India

  • Lalit Kala Akademi Scholarship
  • IITB Monash Research Academy Scholarships 2017
  • Osmania University UGC-JRF Fellowship Program
  • UGC JRF RA Foreign Nationals
  • GIIS Junior College Scholarships at Singapore
  • J C Bose National Fellowships
  • JBNSTS Senior Scholarship Test 2017
  • The Max New York Life Igenius Scholarships
  • Ministry of Culture Junior Fellowships
  • MPS Foundation Scholarship (for Sc., Engg. & Medical students)
  • Ramanujan Fellowships
  • Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship Programme
  • IGCAR JRF
  • INSPIRE SHE Scholarships 2017
  • INSPIRE Fellowship Program
  • By AICTE Pragati Scholarship for women pursuing Technical Edu.
  • Indian Oil Sports Scholarship, 2017
  • For differently abled Students pursuing Tech. Edu. by AICTE Saksham Scholarship 
  • MICA Ahmedabad Fellowship Program
  • Ministry of Culture Scholarships for Young Artistes 2017-2018
  • FedBank Hormis Memorial Foundation Scholarships
  • National Fellowship for OBC Candidate
  • For Students Belonging to Minority Communities Merit cum Means Scholarship 
  • NIIT University Gurgaon Scholar Search Programme
  • For differently Abled Students NHFDC 2016 - 2017 Scholarships 
  • Algappa University JRF DST PURSE Program
  • Dr DC Pavate Memorial Fellowships
  • The Gandhi Fellowship
  • IOCL (Indian Oil) Scholarship 2017
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Scholarships for Doctoral Studies
  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana
  • VIT University IGNITE Scholarships
  • Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students
  • Maulana Azad National Scholarship for Girls (Minorities)
  • Narottam Sekhsaria Foundation PG scholarship
  • National Means-Cum-Merit Scholarships (NMMS)
  • In Climate Science IITM Pune Research Associateships and Research Fellowships 
  • SICI Doctoral Research Fellowships
  • OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships (OPJEMS)
  • For Students with some disabilities go for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 
  • For ST Candidates Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 
  • For SC Candidate Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship 
  • To study in Singapore the scholarship is A STAR and SIA Youth Scholarship 
  • Sitaram Jindal Research Fellowship Scheme
  • Shell Junior National Science Scholarship 2017
  • SBI Youth for India Scholarship, 2017
  • Fair and Lovely Scholarship for Women
  • For Delhi's Scheduled Caste (SC) students Pre Matric Scholarship 
  • In Social Sciences for Research Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child Scholarship 
  • Young India Fellowship Programme

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Student Discussion

  • Kammala Harish 2016-08-16 16:51:51

    10+2 or equivalent with 60% of aggregate marks with physics, chemistry and maths (57 % in case of defence category and physically challenged, 54% in cae of NC - OBC and just passing marks in case of SC/ST)