IIT Madras Scholarships

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Estd : 1959 Approved by : AICTE Type : Public
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Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

Available for 25% of students admitted. Rs.1,000/- p.m. plus exemption from payment of tuition fees per semester for students upto 2007 batch and Rs 25,000/- per semester from 2008 batch onwards. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0. in the previous semester.

Institute free studentship

10% of students admitted. Exemption from payment of tuition fees Rs.13,500/- per semester for students upto 2007 batch and Rs 25,000/- per semester from 2008 batch onwards. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0. in the previous semester.

Institute Notional Prize

7% of students admitted. A notional prize of Rs.1000/- (One time award) and a certificate of merit.

Institute SC/ST Scholarship

Free messing (basic menu only) with pocket allowance of Rs.250/- p.m. and exemption of hostel seat rent. (Tuition fee is exempted for all SC/ST students). Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0. in the previous semester.

Girish Ready Scholarship

Rs.25,000/- per year and the renewal of scholarship in the subsequent years is subject to a minimum GPA of 8. in the previous semester.

Indian Womens Association at Bonn Scholarship

Rs.1,250/- p.m. to one B.Tech student for 12 months only.

Sri V Ranga Raju Memorial scholarship

Rs.500/- p.m. to one B.Tech student for 4 years. Renewal of scholarship every semester is subject to a minimum GPA of 5.0.

Kanchi Kamakoti Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Endowment Award

One time payment of Rs.2,500/- to one first year B.Tech student.

Prof. Narasimhan Fellowship

Rs.500/- p.m. for one student each B.Tech/Dual Degree.

M Sankaraiah and M Saradha (Mithigiri) Scholarhsip

Rs 20,000/- (one time)

Dr K Vasanth Rau Scholarship

Renewable based on GPA of 6.5 and above.

Ministry of Social Justice and Empower- ment , GoI. Central Sector Scholarship For SC students

Personal PC Rs.45000/- (one time) ; Living Expenses Rs 2,200/- per month; Books and Stationery Rs 3,000/- per annum; Reimbursement of Fees.

Ministry of Tribal Affairs , GoI. - Central Sector Scholarship For ST students

Personal PC Rs.45000/- (one time) ; Living Expenses Rs.2,200/- per month; Books and Stationery Rs.3,000/- per annum; Reimbursement of Fees. Renewable subject to passing of the final examination of each year.

Ministry of Minority Affairs, GoI Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

Maintenance Expenses @ Rs.10,000/- per annum for hostellers and for dayscholars Rs.5,000- Reimbursement of course fee of Rs.20,000/- or the actual fees whichever is less. The scholarship amount will be sanctioned by the State Govt. 30% of the scholarship are reserved for girl students.Renewable subject to passing of the final examination of each year

MHRD scholarship for single Girl child

Rs.40,000/- per year.

Pratibha Scholarship of Govt. of Andhra Pradesh

Rs.20,000/- per annum and renewable every year. Students should apply directly to AP Govt.

Aditya Birla Scholarship

Rs.60,000/- per annum and renewable every year subject to norms fixed by the Aditya Birla Group.

Inlakhs Scholarship

Rs.25,000/- per semester for four year period

OPJEMS

Rs.65,000/- per annum for B.Tech students.

ST Engineering Scholarship

Rs.80,000/- per annum

Shipping Corporation of India Scholarship

Rs.48,000/- per annum or full tuition fee / hostel charges

TODAI Scholarship

2 Lakhs Japanese yen per year

Nissan Scholarship

Rs.70,000/- per annum

IIT Madras 72 batch Scholarship Trust is providing interest free Educational loan to B.Tech students.

Rs.25,000/- per year.

Inspire Scholarship (Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)

Rs.60,000/- per annum per student.

Half-time Teaching Assistantship

Rs.12,400/- p.m. for 12 months, only from 9th semester.
(Updated as per office order from DR(Research) dated 06.05.2015) 

Half-time Teaching Assistantship

Rs.12,400/- p.m. for 24 months.
(Updated as per office order from DR(Research) dated 06.05.2015)

DAE, DGFS Scholarship by DRDO

At Rs.11,000/- p.m. for 24 months and Rs.5,000/- towards educational materials allowance (one time). Also reimbursement of Tuition fee of Rs.2,500/- per semester. Selection through interview by DAE

AERB scholarship

At Rs.11,000/- p.m. for 24 months and Rs.5,000/- towards educational materials allowance (one time). Also reimbursement of Tuition fee of Rs.2,500/- per semester. Selection through interview by DAE.

ARDB scholarship by Dept. of Aeronautics, Research & Development Board, New Delhi

Stipend @ Rs.6,000/- p.m. for 24 months + Rs.3,500/- per student (one time only) towards book allowance sanctioned by ARDB and allotted by HRD/AE

GE Fund Scholarship

Rs.2,11,550/- per candidate for entire M.Tech. Programme (sanctioned in 2004 Batch)

Institute Merit Scholarship

25% of students admitted. Rs.1,000/- p.m. plus exemption from payment of tuition fees.

Institute Free Studentship

10% of students admitted. Exemption from payment of tuition fee

50% Free Studentship

Exemption from payment of 50% tuition fees (Rs 1,500/- )

Prakash Narayan scholarship

Rs 20,000/- per year for Mathematics students

Half-time Research Assistantship

Rs.12,400/- p.m. for two years.
(Updated as per office order from DR(Research) dated 06.05.2015)
Extension of scholarship to 3rd year will be considered on a case by case manner.

Half-time Research Assistantship

Rs.25,000/- p.m. for the first two years and Rs.28,000/- p.m. for the next three years.
(Updated as per office order from DR(Research) dated 06.05.2015)

IIT Madras offers several scholarship schemes to deserving students. The scholarships are offered based on students’ financial background, parent’s annual income and the performance of students in academics. All the first-year students of IIT Madras are eligible to register for various scholarship schemes if he/ she satisfies the eligibility criteria specified by the institute. Here are some of the major scholarship schemes offered by IIT Madras –

IIT Madras Scholarships

Name of the Scholarship Scheme

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarship Benefits and Norms

Dr K. Vasanth Raju Scholarship

  • The scholarship is offered base don JEE Rank of the candidates.
  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 5.50 LPA
  • Rs. 25,000 Per Annum.
  • The candidates must maintain a GPA of 6.5 or above to be eligible for the renewal of the scholarship scheme.

Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 4,50,000 per annum.
  • 67% tuition fee waiver
  • The scholarship is offered 25% of admitted students.
  • The selected students must maintain a GPA of 5 or above to be eligible for the renewal of the scholarship scheme.

Institute Free Studentship

  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 4,50,000 per annum.
  • 67% tuition fee waiver
  • The scholarship is offered 25% of admitted students.
  • The selected students must maintain a GPA of 5 or above to be eligible for the renewal of the scholarship scheme.

Institute National Prize

  • JEE Rank is considered for the selection of students.
  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 4,50,000 per annum.
  • It is offered to 7% of the admitted students.
  • One-time grant of Rs. 1,000 will be provided to eligible students.

Institute SC/ ST Scholarship

  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 4,50,000 per annum.
  • Free messing and pocket allowance of Rs.250 per month over and above tuition fee exemption.
  • The selected students must maintain a GPA of 5 or above to be eligible for the renewal of the scholarship scheme

Girish Reddy Scholarship

  • The highest JEE rank of the candidates/ overall performance in previous school years shall be considered for selecting the candidates.
  • The annual income of parents should not be more than Rs. 5,00,000 per annum
  • This scholarship is offered to three students.
  • The selected candidates will get Rs. 25,000 per year.
  • The selected students must maintain a GPA of 8 or above to be eligible for the renewal of the scholarship scheme.

Apart from the above, IIT Delhi offers various other scholarships for students pursuing various courses. 

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Contact Details of Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai

  • Contact No:
    +91-44-22578035
  • Email ID:
    drcourses@iitm.ac.in
  • Website:
    https://www.iitm.ac.in
  • Address:
    IIT Madras P.O., Chennai 600036, INDIA

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