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Friday, November 21, 2014

National Board for Higher Mathematics Mumbai Scholarships 2015

Applications are invited by National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai for Ph.D Scholarships 2015 for pursuing research for a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics at any Indian institution.
Successful candidates will be eligible to receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 16,000/- per month for the first and second year and Rs 18,000/- per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- per year and house rent allowance as per central government norms wherever applicable.
The Scholarships are normally for a total period of four years, sanctioned for one year at a time and renewable at the end of the year, subject to satisfactory progress.
The scholarship will be paid through the institution they join.
Applicants must be motivated BA / BSc / BTech / BE / MA / MSc degree holders or final year students of these degree courses. They must have a good academic record (1 st Class or equivalent grade in all years from +2 level to the present. BSc (Honors) students with second class may also apply.
Successful candidates will be eligible to receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 16,000/-(Rs Sixteen thousand only) per month for the first and second year andRs 18,000/-(Rs Eighteen thousands only) per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- (Rs. Twenty thousand only) per year and house rent allowance as per central government norms wherever applicable. The scholarships are normally for a total period of four years, sanctioned for one year at a time and renewable at the end of the year, subject to satisfactory progress. Candidates will be eligible for the enhanced amount of scholarship only after evaluation by the board at the end of the second year. If deemed fit, the scholarship may be extended to five years at the discretion of NBHM To avail of the scholarship the students have to enroll in an appropriate institution for a Ph.D. degree in mathematics. The scholarship will be paid through the institution they join.
A written test will be held based on questions in topics normally covered in Master's degree programmes in mathematics. The test will be for two and half hours and involves questions with short answers. Question papers of earlier years will be available on the NBHM web page (URL given at the top). Selection will be made on the basis of the written test followed by interview of short-listed candidates. The written test will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015.
The candidates who wish to be considered for PhD programmes in the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai and the Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Allahabad are required to appear for this written test. For details
The written test will be conducted at the following centres, divided into five separate zones:
Zone 1: ChandigarhNew Delhi
Zone 2: AllahabadIndoreJabalpur
Zone 3: Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Vallabh Vidyanagar
Zone4: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Ranchi, Shillong
Zone 5: BangaloreChennaiCochinHyderabad
Applications on plain paper should be made in the format given at the end of the advertisement and should be sent in duplicate along with a recent passport size photograph attached to each copy and a self-addressed envelope, affixed with a Rs. 5/- postage stamp, to the address as given below for the appropriate zone in which the candidate wishes to appear for the written test. The envelope containing the application should be superscribed, "NBHM PhD Scholarship".
Applications should NOT be sent to the NBHM office. A candidate may send separate applications independently to more than one zone. However, in general, applications will not be transferred from one zone to another. Names of two centres from the respective zone must be clearly indicated giving the order of preference. A centre of candidate's choice will be allotted, as far as possible. If necessary, the zonal coordinator may sometimes allot some other centre close to the indicated alternatives.
Entrance Test: 24th January, 2015
Last date for Submission form: 08th December, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

VNIT, Nagpur Invites Applications for Teaching Assistantship 2015

Applications are invited by Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur for Teaching Assistantship for students pursuing their full time Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program in Engineering and Science departments for the academic year 2015.
Candidates having M.Tech/ M.E/ M.Arch/ M.Plan qualification shall receive teaching assistantship @ Rs. 18,000/- per month for 1st / 2nd year and Rs. 20,000/- for 3rd year / 4th year subject to satisfactory progress.
Candidates having M.Sc/ M.A with valid GATE/ NET qualification shall receive teaching assistantship @ Rs. 16,000/- per month for 1st/ 2nd year and Rs. 18,000/- for 3rd year/ 4th year subject to satisfactory progress.
Teaching assistantship shall be offered for a maximum period of four years only.
Candidate should posses M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan/ M.Sc degree having qualified GATE/ NET exam in past and he/she should have minimum five years experience in Industry.
The form, duly filled in by the candidate, along with xerox copies of the certificates and photograph duly attested and crossed DD/ Bankers Check of amount Rs. 500/- (non-refundable) towards processing fee drawn in favour of The Director, VNIT, Nagpur, payable at Nagpur, should be send it to Dy. Registrar (Academic), VNIT, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur-440 010.
Application deadline: Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Commonwealth Scholarship

The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) is a programme under which member governments offer scholarships to citizens of other Commonwealth countries. The CSFP was established at the first Common­wealth education conference in 1959 and is reviewed by education ministers at their triennial meetings. CSFP India gives Indians of high academic caliber the chance to pursue their masters, doctorates and academic and profes­sional fellowship programmes in the UK. The programme is jointly managed by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) in the UK, the Min­istry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of the Government of India, the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the British Council. Applications are invited by the MHRD for scholarships and the UGC for fellowships.
All applicants must be Indian citizens and be aged 40 or below at the time of application. They should also have completed their terti­ary education in an English medium institute. All candidates need to hold strong academic records in their field of study.
Application forms can be downloaded online from the British Council India website. British Council can also be approached for any help with the application process.
October 6, 2013 for online applications and October 11, 2013 for applications sent through post.
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Monday, September 9, 2013

Maulana Azad national Scholarship for Girls [Maulana Azad Education Foundation]


Maulana Azad Education Foundation was established on the occasion of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad’s birth centenary. The Foundation was registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860, on 6th July, 1989. The Foundation is a voluntary non-political, non-profit marking social service organization established to promote education amongst the educationally backward sections of the society. It is funded by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. The Hon’ble Minister of Minority Affairs is its Ex-officio President. The aim of the Foundation is to formulate and implement educational schemes and plans for the benefit of the educationally backward minorities in particular and weaker sections in general.

Title of Scheme: Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Girls belonging to Minorities 

Objective of The Scheme: To recognize, promote and assist meritorious Girl students belonging to National Minorities who can not continue their education without financial support 

Purpose of Scholarship: Scholarship will be admissible for expenditure on payment of School/College Fee, purchase of syllabus books, purchase of stationery/equipments required for the course & payment of Boarding/ Lodging charges.


1. Application can be downloaded from the Photocopy of the application form can be used freely. No fee / any other amount is to be paid for application.

2. Application form can be sent by the student directly to the Foundation by post or can be submitted by hand from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 pm on all working days in the office of the Foundation. 

3. No charges / fee is to be paid to any one for any services. 

4. Sanction letter / cheque for scholarship will sent by Regd Post directly to the address of successful candidate on completion of prescribed papers/formalities.

5. For any query / information, only Secretary, MAEF should be contacted directly

Eligibility Criterion / Who Can Apply 
  1. Only Girl Students belonging to National Minorities, (i.e. Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Parsis) can apply : 
  2. Should have secured not less than 55% marks (in aggregate) in the secondary school certificate examination (Class xth) conducted by any recognized Centre/State Board of Secondary Education. The List of 33 recognized Boards/Councils is given in Annexure-III. This is only qualifying percentage for applying and does not guarantee grant of scholarship which is given to the top eligible applicant based on the quota fixed for the concerned state from amongst the eligible application received from the state. 
  3. Family income of the student from all sources should be less than Rs 1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh only) in the preceding financial year:

    * In case of salaried class, the student must indicate the designation, pay-scale, basic pay and other allowances along with total gross & take home emoluments of the parent/ guardian. A mere statement saying “Service” will not be acceptable. The student must attach a Salary Certificate or Pension Certificate (in case of retired persons), duly authenticated by controlling authority, of her parent/guardian along with the application.

    * In case of agriculture/horticulture etc., the students has to mention total land holding with details of irrigated and non-irrigated and other landed property owned by her family along with total income of the family. These details will also be mentioned in the affidavit of the parent/guardian (Annexure-II) as well as in the certificate from Revenue authority.

    * In case of business class, the student must categorically state the name & type of the business along with the total turn over and the total income of family. The same details will also be stated in the Affidavit (Annexure-II) from her parent / guardian.

    * Income form all other sources must also be mentioned, specially if mother is also employed.

    * It must be noted that all income certificate and statements made by the students in the application is subject to further verification of Maulana Azad Education Foundation. In case of any deliberate discrepancy/concealment of facts, the MAEF may cancel/ recover the scholarship granted/released as well as initiate necessary action as per law.

    * The income certificate / affidavit (Annexure-II) must be from the parents/guardian’s side and should have been issued from the respective home station. The income certificate issued or affidavit made from the place where the student is studying, as against the home station, will NOT be acceptable (in case of photocopy, it should be attested by Gazetted Officer or Head of Institution). 
  4. Should have Confirmed admission in class-XI. Admission Slip issued by the college/ school where the student is presently studying and verification of the principal (Annexure-I), in the prescribed proforma must be sent with the application. 
  5. The University/College/Institute offering admission should be recognized by the Government at the Central or State level or any other competent authority. 
  6. It is one time scholarship, and no claim as permanent beneficiary will be entertained. Student once selected for scholarship can not avail the same again. 
  7. A student getting a scholarship from any other source would not be eligible for this Scholarship. 
  8. The last date for receipt of application in the office of the Maulana Azad Education Foundation is September 30th which must be adhered to. The application of the scholarship received after 30th September, will not be entertained under any circumstances. MAEF will not be responsible for postal delay in the matter. 
  9. The amount of Scholarship will be Rs 12,000/- (Rupees twelve thousand only) which will be released in two installments of Rs 6,000/- each. The first installment will be released after sanction of scholarship and the second installment will be released when the student will submit proof of passing class XIth, and admonition to Class XIIth in the office of the Foundation. 
  10. The scholarship is given to student passing Xth exam and taking admission in XIth in the year when result of Xth exam is declared. Applications received in subsequent years will not be entertained. 

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Sophia Merit Scholarships India

Phone: 916-550-0689, 916-359-5104, 408-997-2702

Sophia Merit Scholarships India, Invites Applications for 15th Annual Scholarship Award: 

Sophia Scholarship is ready to receive applications for the academic year 2013-2014 from academically outstanding and financially deserving students. The prospective students should download the application form and instructions from this web site. The completed application form along with the requested details and attachments should reach the contact address by September 15, 2013

After the selection process is completed the candidates will be informed of the decision by November / December of 2013. The awards for the selected Sophia Scholar will be distributed towards the end February 2014 at an award ceremony in Chennai. Awards will be sent by mail to Sophia Scholars who are unable to attend the Award Ceremony. Scholarships will be awarded to students for pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Medicine after completion of higher secondary education. Students entering first year college only eligible to apply. 

The Scholarships will substantially cover tuition, boarding and lodging costs for the entire length of the Degree Program to be eligible for Sophia Scholarship for subsequent years the students have to pass the year and also maintain the Merit Status. For additional information or questions please email:

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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Central Board of Secondary Education Scholarship

Merit Cum Means Based scholarship
CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme 2013 for Single Girl Child, Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students 
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), HQ, Delhi invites ‘Online applications’ from the students who have passed Class X & XII Examination 2013 for the award of under mentioned Scholarship Schemes: 
1. CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child for +2 Studies.
2. Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students. 
3. Renewal of Online applications of CBSE Merit Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child awarded in 2012. 
The details and eligibility conditions along with the application form are available on
The last date for submission of online applications is 15th September, 2013 and hard copy can be submitted on or before 30th September, 2013 at Central Board of Secondary Education, Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Centre, Preet Vihar, Delhi-110092.
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Friday, August 30, 2013

Indian Oil Scholarships for Students 2013

       M/s ACE Consultants, New Delhi, Tel 011-22162970
Indian Oil offers 2600 Scholarships for Students of 10+/ITI, Engineering, MBBS and MBA courses on merit-cum-means basis
2000 Scholarships are offered for 10+/ITI students. The equitable distribution of scholarships will be State-wise, based on “Number of students who appeared for 10th Standard examination during 2012-13”.
600 scholarships are offered to students pursuing professional courses (Engineering–300 Nos., MBBS-200 Nos. & MBA-100 Nos). The scholarships will be equitably distributed Zone-wise viz. North, South, East & West, based on “Number of students who appeared for 12th Standard examination during 2012-13”.
Students pursuing full time/regular courses (not correspondence/distance/online mode) in these streams & studying in Schools / Colleges / Institutions / Universities recognized by MCI / AICTE / State Education Boards / State Govt. / ICSE / ISC / CBSE / Central Govt. / Association of Indian universities, shall be eligible to apply for the different streams as under:
For 10+ – Bonafide students (full time / regular) in 11th standard / Ist Year of Intermediate course or equivalent course in 2013-14 are eligible to apply.
For ITI - Bonafide students (full time / regular) in 1st year of 2 years ITI course in 2013-14 are eligible to apply.
Engineering & MBBS: Bonafide students (full time/regular) in the first year of Engineering/MBBS degree courses in 2013-14 (minimum 4 years course duration) are eligible to apply.
MBA: Bonafide students (full time/regular) in the first year of 2 years post graduate course in Business Administration/Management in 2013-14 are eligible to apply.
The marks obtained in the qualifying examination making the students eligible to seek admission in the respective first year of these courses will be considered for selection. Minimum eligibility percentage of marks required from the students of various categories in qualifying examination is given in the table.
Percentage of marks obtained in qualifying examination shall be calculated on total aggregate marks of all subjects. In case of Graduates, percentage of marks obtained shall be calculated on total aggregate of marks of all subjects for all the academic years of graduation. 
Normalization of marks for all courses shall be done by using percentile method so as to rationalize the variation of marks provided by different Boards and Universities/Institutions.
INCOME: Gross Joint income of the family of the student from all sources during financial year 2012-13 should not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lakh only) per annum. However, in case of tie, preference will be given to the students whose family income (gross joint income from all sources in 2012-13) is upto Rs. 60,000/- (Rs. Sixty thousand only). Income certificate should be got issued by appropriate civil authorities of the State/UTs/Central Government only, details of which have been specified in General Instructions. Any other Affidavit submitted in support of Income Proof shall not be accepted.
Wards of the employees of IOCL, its joint venture and subsidiary companies and consultant managing the scheme (presently M/s ACE Consultants) are not eligible to apply
Date For online Application Form: 5th July, 2013 to 30th September, 2013
Last Date for Receipt Printout of Application Form or other Documents: 15th October, 2013 
Note: Documents received after 15th October, 2013 shall not be accepted. The applicants are advised to send their documents preferably by Speed post or Registered Post.
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