Aditya Birla Scholarships: Instituted in 1999, the Aditya Birla Scholarships provide an excellent opportunity for Scholars to learn through networking with the country’s finest truly global conglomerate. While there is no binding to join the Group after the completion of their course, Scholars are welcome to work with us should they qualify to do so.
Scholarship Package:The Aditya Birla Scholarships cover a large part of academic fees as well as the hostel fees for the engineering stream and partly the tuition fee for the management and law streams.
The scholarship amount for the various streams is:IIMs/XLRI: INR 1,50,000 p.a.;;IITs/BITS Pilani: INR 3,00,000 p.a.;;Law: INR 1,80,000 p.a. or fees at actuals, whichever is lower
Aditya Birla Scholarships Eligibility:Students from the following institutes can apply for the Scholarship:
IIMs:Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Khozikode, Shillong
IITs (B.Tech)Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Guwahati
BITS (Pilani) Campuses
National Law School of India University Bangalore
NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad
The WB National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata
Gujarat National Law University Gandhinagar
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.
Application Procedure:Students who are eligible are required to fill in the application form and submit to the Dean. The Dean in turn will forward all the 20 forms to us.
Selection Procedure: 180 students from management, 160 students from engineering, 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 be reviewed by a panel to shortlist candidates for the final round.
Shortlisted students will be invited for an interview which will determine the 16 best students each from engineering and management streams and 15 from law colleges who will be named as the 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. Please be advised that
The performance of the Scholars will be monitored closely for the renewal of the Scholarship every year.
The Deans/Directors of IIMs, XLRI, IITs, BITS (Pilani) and Law Campuses have agreed to administer the monies. The Scholarship amount will be sent directly to the institute’s designated bank account through bank transfer.
The Scholarships are valid for the course, subject to ongoing performance. As the Scholarship is announced only in September and given that students would have already paid their fees, the institute will refund the amount paid.
The Performance Assessment Criteria for Renewal of the Scholarship
The Aditya Birla Scholar will be assessed on qualitative and quantitative parameters to judge his/her excellence on the academic and leadership front. This assessment will help determine the continuation of the disbursement of the Scholarship amount and the honour of continuing as an ‘Aditya Birla Scholar’. The assessment will be done every year until the completion of the course.
The Assessment Criteria
*Assessment of certain scholastic standards being met: To belong to the top 25% of the batch population
*Assessment of work done by the Scholar during the course of the programme: At least 60% of the assignments to have a rating of 7 on a 9-point scale
*Assessment of participation in a minimum of two forums at the campus
*Assessment of learnings of the Scholar: A 250-worded write-up on ‘Being an Aditya Birla Scholar – experience sharing’
The data for the performance measurement has to be submitted by the Scholar and certified by the Academic Dean at the institute. The assessment will be done based on the overall performance in all areas. No single factor will be a major determinant.