National Institute of Technology (NIT AGARTALA), Agartala Scholarships

Agartala (Tripura) Estd : 1965 Approved by : AICTE Type : Government
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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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Contact Details of National Institute of Technology, Agartala

  • Contact No:
    +91-381-2546630
  • Email ID:
    nitaedc@gmail.com
  • Website:
    http://www.nita.ac.in/
  • Address:
    National Institute of Technology, Agartala P.O.: Former Tripura Engineering College Barjala, Jirania, TRIPURA (W) Pin: 799046
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