GP Birla Scholarship 2021: Application Form, Eligibility & Other Details

GP Birla Scholarship 2019 Details: Scholarship is definitely a helping hand for the meritorious students who are facing difficulties to complete higher studies due to financial constraints. Well, today we are discussing the GP Birla Scholarship. Throughout this page, we shall discuss the eligibility i,e. Who can apply, the process of selection, amount of scholarship & others? So check these details and share this information if you find any meritorious candidates who deserve to get a scholarship.

About GP Birla Scholarship

GP Birla Education Foundation is a Trust established to carry forward the cherished dream of Late Shri G. P. Birla, the renowned Industrialist, and Philanthropist, to promote education, develop human resources and empower the youth of the Country. For this purpose, the GP Birla Scholarship is started for the meritorious students (male/female) of West Bengal.

Overview of GP Birla Scholarship 2019

Scholarship Granted byGP Birla Educational Foundation
No of Scholarships100
Start Date of ApplicationStarted
Last Date of Application15th July 2019
Application ModeOffline

Eligibility to apply for GP Birla Scholarship 2019

Here check the necessary eligibility details to apply for this scholarship. Candidates should check these details before submitting the application.

ResidenceCandidates should be a permanent resident of West Bengal
Educational EligibilityStudents should have passed class XII examination in 2019 and have secured 80% marks or more from State Board or 85% or more from Central Board and whose family income is less than Rs. 3,00,000/- per year and as such are in need of financial help to pursue further studies.  

For students who have secured 95% or more from State Board or 97% or more from Central Boards, maximum family income criteria may be relaxed in the specific cases at the discretion of the Trustees.

Eligible Courses & Scholarship Amount on selection

On selection, students shall be granted scholarship to pursue further studies in any stream including Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Law or professional courses such as, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretaryship and Cost Accountancy Course if being pursued along with Under Graduation Course, in any recognized University / Institution in India. Scholarship amount will be to cover Tuition Fees and Hostel Fees, [where applicable], subject to a ceiling of Rs. 50,000/- per student per year subject till completion of the Course subject to a ceiling of 4 years. Additional onetime payment of Rs. 7000/- towards the purchase of Books in 1st Year shall also be given.

Selection of Students for GP Birla Scholarship

For the selection of Students for Scholarship, an Expert Panel of the Trust, which presently includes Prof. Sumanta Basu of Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and Dr. Rajib Das of Jadavpur University, Kolkata, will review the applications received and interview shortlisted prospective candidates. The decision of the Expert Panel will be final. Applications may be forwarded through the Head of the Institution from which the Student has passed Class XII or where he has taken admission.

GP Birla Scholarship Result 2019

After the selection of the students, the foundation shall declare the selected candidate’s name on the official website. Below is the link to check the Result which shall have the updates as and when the result is declared.

GP Birla Scholarship 2019-20 ResultUpdate Soon
GP Birla Scholarship 2017-18 & 2018-19 ResultClick Here

How to Apply for GP Birla Scholarship 2019?

Students who meet the above criteria of merit, and need financial assistance for pursuing further studies, may apply in the prescribed Form by sending a completed application form along with enclosures to:-

G.P. Birla Educational Foundation,

78, Syed Amir Ali, Avenue,

Kolkata – 700019

Please Note that the Completed Application Form should reach the office on or before 15.07.2019. Link to Application Form is shared as under –

Application FormatDownload

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