National Institute of Technology (NIT AGARTALA), Agartala Scholarships

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Eligibility Criteria and Scheme Details

Post Matric Scholarship (OBC)

    • Total annual family income from all sources under the scheme is 1 Lac.

    Post Matric Scholarship (ST)

      • Total annual family income from all sources under the scheme is 2.5 Lac.

      Post Matric Scholarship (SC)

        • Total annual family income from all sources under the scheme is 2.5 Lac.

        Minority Scholarship (Moma Scholarship

          Minority Scholarship (Moma Scholarship

          Central Sector Scholarship (SC)

            Central Sector Scholarship

            Central Sector Scholarship (ST)

              Central Sector Scholarship

              UP Scholarship

                UP Scholarship

                Post Madhyamic Scholarship

                  Post Madhyamic Scholarship

                  National Handicapped Finanace Development Scholarship

                    National Handicapped Finanace Development Scholarship

                    North Eastern Scholarship

                      North Eastern Scholarship

                      ONGC Scholarship

                        ONGC Scholarship

                        IOCL Scholarship

                          IOCL Scholarship

                          TBSC (Tripura Board)

                            TBSC (Tripura Board)

                            Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region Under UGC

                              Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region Under UGC

                              Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward class (EBC) students

                                Dr. Ambedkar Post Matric Scholarship for Economically Backward class (EBC) students other than SC/ST/OBC category 

                                Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children

                                  Introduction

                                  • Government of India launched a scheme called “Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children” (SPDC), in the academic year 2006- 2007, for the wards of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and non-resident Indians (NRIs) to assist them in pursuing Under Graduate courses in Indian Universities/Institutes.

                                  Scheme

                                  •  Under SPDC scheme financial assistance for specific undergraduate courses in Professional and Non-Professional courses (except Medical and related courses) is provided towards tuition fee, admission fee and post admission services. 

                                  Number of Scholarship:

                                  • The scholarship shall be provided to 150 selected students, without earmarking NRIs/ PIOs. 50 out of these 150 scholarships are earmarked for Children of Indian workers (CIWG) in the 17 Emigration Check Required (ECR) countries subject to fulfilling eligibility conditions. Of these 50 scholarships, 1/3rd shall be reserved for children who are pursuing studies in India, subject to fulfilling eligibility conditions. If any of these seats are not filled up, they will be made available to applicants from other categories under SPDC and vice-versa.
                                  • ECR countries are - Afghanistan, Bahrain, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

                                  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

                                  Nationality:

                                  SPDC is awarded to following four categories:

                                  • Person of Indian Origin
                                  • Non-Resident Indian
                                  • Children of Indian Workers in ECR countries studying outside India
                                  • Children of Indian Workers in ECR countries studying in India

                                  Definitions about these four categories are given below

                                  • "Persons of Indian Origin" (PIOs) shall mean the Persons who are citizens of other countries (except Pakistan and Bangladesh) who at any time held an Indian Passport, or who or either of his/her parent or any of his/her grandparent was a citizen of India by virtue of provisions of the Constitution of India or Section 2 (B) of Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act No. 57 of 1955). Applicants are required to provide documentary evidence towards proof of Indian nationality or Indian origin. Persons of India Origin (PIOs) applicants are expected to submit proof of Indian origin, preferably a valid PIO card or OCI card issued by the Government of India. Those who cannot submit documentary evidence of Indian origin are required to submit a declaration about Indian origin.

                                  "NRI" in this context means Non-Resident Indians as defined in Income Tax Act, 1961 with the following clarifications:

                                  • An individual is Non-Resident when he/she is "not a resident" or who is "not ordinarily resident". A person is treated as "not ordinary resident" when any of the following conditions is satisfied.
                                  • If he/she has not been resident in India in nine out of ten preceding years
                                  • If he/she has not been in India for a period of 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.
                                  • Children of Indian Workers in ECR countries (for the purpose of availing scholarship under SPDC): Children of Indian workers must have had at least 3 (three) years of education in any of the ECR countries (Afghanistan, Bahrain, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Yemen) during the last 6 (six) years and passed the qualifying examination inclusive of 11th and 12th standard or equivalent (not beyond).
                                  • To apply under the quota under category of Children of Indian Workers in ECR countries, who are left behind in India, the candidate must have passed the Senior Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination from a system of education recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

                                  Age

                                  • The SPDC is open to applicants in the age group of 17 to 21 years as on 1st October 2016.

                                  Academic Qualification

                                  • Qualifying Examination: The candidate must have passed the Senior Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination from a system of education recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with requisite subjects.
                                  • Minimum Marks in Qualifying Examination: The candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grades in the aggregate of all the subjects in the qualifying examination.
                                  • Subjects of Study in Qualifying Examination: The candidate must have studied the prescribed essential subjects at the qualifying examination level to pursue a particular course of study. 

                                  INCOME CRITERIA: Income criteria will be applicable to all categories of candidates i.e. NRIs & PIOs

                                  • The total monthly income of the parent(s) of the candidate should not exceed an amount equivalent to US Dollars Two thousand two hundred fifty (US$ 2250). The applicants’ parents will provide signed salary certificate from the employer and latest annual income tax return, which will be attested by the Indian Mission/Consulate.

                                    NIT Agartala offers scholarships to students who are unable to support their studies. NIT Agartala scholarship is available for the first year B.Tech admission belonging to SC category candidates. The SC students' scholarship at NITA is provided to the students as per the government norms. With the help of this scholarship at NITA, SC students can pursue higher education in the field of engineering.

                                    The government will cover the tuition fee of the SC students along with the living expenses and stationery expenses. Also, the total income of the family should be less than Rs.6 lakhs per annum. The scholarships at NIT Agartala help the students pursue higher education who are unable to do so due to the lack of support and financial instability. Apart from scholarships, NIT Agartala also offers an education loan to the students to support their education.

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                                    Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

                                    Dear Student,

                                    NIT Agartala is one of the premier institutes in India and both Instrumentation Engineering and Electrical Engineering are good at NIT Agartala. However, choosing among the two totally depends on your preference and career goals. The institute provides 90% placements for both EIE and Electrical branches in some of the top-notch companies including IBM, Accenture, Google, etc. Hence, no matter which you choose, both EIE and Electrical branch at NIT Agartala is worth it.

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                                    Dear student, if you are looking for the detailed placement statistics of National Institute of Technology Agartala M.Tech Civil Engineering programme, you must click on the link provided here - M.Tech CE placement stat of NIT Agartala. Here you will find out all the details like the number of students placed, the highest salary package offered, median salary package, recruiting companies and many more year-wise. For any other queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at our student toll-free helpline number - 18005729877. You can also choose to leave your queries for us in our Q&A section and the ...

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                                    Contact Details of National Institute of Technology, Agartala

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