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GP Birla Scholarship 2023 : Announced, Application Link, Last Date To Apply

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GP Birla Scholarship for UG Students 2023-24 is sponsored by the GP Birla Educational Foundation, aims to support exceptional students from West Bengal who have successfully completed their class 12 examinations in 2023. Successful applicants will be granted a scholarship valued at Rs.50,000 annually, along with additional perks.

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Eligibility Criteria of GP Birla Scholarship 2023

Residing in West Bengal, meeting the following criteria makes one eligible for a scholarship:

  • Graduated from the class 12 examination in 2023.
  • Achieved a minimum of 85% from WBCHSE or 90% from ISC/CBSE.
  • Enrolled in recognized Indian universities or institutions for undergraduate studies in fields like Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Law, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretary, or Cost Accountancy.
  • Demonstrates a family income below INR 3,00,000 annually. (Note: Exceptional cases may warrant a relaxation of the income criteria at the discretion of the Trustees.)
  • Requires financial assistance to pursue higher education.
G.P Birla Scholarship for UG Students 2023-24

Benefits of GP Birla Scholarship

The selected candidates will receive the following benefits :

  • Scholarship of up to Rs.50,000 per year to cover the tuition fees and hostel fees
  • Additional one-time payment of Rs.7,000 towards the purchase of books in the first year of college

Note –  

  • The scholarship is initially granted to students for one year, and its continuation depends on the student’s satisfactory performance in the preceding year, as evaluated by the Trust.
  • This continuation can be extended up to a maximum of 4 years, subject to an annual evaluation and a limit of 4 years for the completion of the course.

Documents Required for GP Birla Scholarship 2023

  1. Complete and signed application form
  2. Scanned color photograph (.jpg format, max size 30KB)
  3. Proof of admission (if applicable)
  4. Copy of Class 12 marksheet (.pdf format, max size 2MB)
  5. Annual family income proof certificate (.pdf format, max size 2MB)
    • Copy of Form 16 or Salary Certificate (if parent is employed in Government or Private Sector)
    • Copy of Income Tax Return or Certificate from Tahsildars, Councillors, etc. (if parent is not employed in Government or Private Sector)

How To Apply GP Birla Scholarship 2023

Applying for the GP Birla Scholarship 2023-24 is a straightforward process. Follow these steps:

  • Click on the “Click Here To Apply” button provided at the end.
  • Carefully review the scholarship details provided.
  • Complete the application form and ensure all required information is accurately filled out.
  • Attach the necessary documents as specified in the scholarship requirements.
  • Finally, click the “Submit” button to submit your scholarship application.

Offline Application Process :

Step 1: Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and read the details.
Step 2: Navigate to ‘download’ in the first section of the page to download the application form.
Step 3: Fill in the details, attach the necessary documents and send the below-mentioned address by post –  

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GP Birla Scholarship 2023 Last Date

Last Date for GP Birla Scholarship 2023 is 31 July 2023

Selection Criteria

  • Selection criteria: Merit and financial need for further studies
  • Evaluation panel: Prof. Sumanta Basu (Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata) and Dr. Rajib Das (Jadavpur University, Kolkata)
  • Application review: Panel will assess applications and conduct interviews for shortlisted candidates
  • Decision authority: Expert panel’s decision is final

Important documents

Application Form in PDF format

Terms and Conditions of GP Birla Scholarship 2023

  • The marks will be calculated as follows:
    • WBCHSE: Percentage of total marks out of 500 (as per results)
    • ISC/CBSE: Percentage of best of 4 papers out of 400 (one language paper compulsory)
  • Applications must be forwarded through the Head of the Institution where the student passed Class 12 or where the applicant has taken admission.
  • After submitting the application online, a unique application number is generated for future reference.
  • There is no need to send a postal application if it has been submitted online.
  • Shortlisted students will be notified through email about further processes.
  • All communications will be sent to the email provided by the applicants.
G.P Birla Scholarship for UG Students 2023-24

Contact

G.P. Birla Educational Foundation
78, Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Kolkata-700019
Email Id – office@gpbirlaedufoundation.com | Phone Number – (+91) 8479915170

Conclusion of GP Birla Scholarship 2023

GP Birla Scholarship 2023, offered by the GP Birla Educational Foundation, supports meritorious students from West Bengal pursuing undergraduate studies with financial assistance of up to Rs.50,000 per year. The application deadline has passed, and successful candidates are selected based on academic performance and financial need, with the scholarship renewable annually.

FAQs of GP Birla Scholarship 2023

Q1. Can students from disciplines other than Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Law, CA, CS, and Cost Accountancy apply?

No, the scholarship is specifically for students pursuing undergraduate courses in the mentioned fields.

Q2. Is there a relaxation in the maximum family income criteria for exceptionally meritorious students?

Yes, in specific cases, the maximum family income criteria may be relaxed at the discretion of the Trustees.

Q3. What is the maximum duration for which the scholarship is granted?

The scholarship is initially granted for one year and can be extended up to a maximum of 4 years, subject to annual evaluation and a limit of 4 years for course completion.

Q4. Can students outside West Bengal apply for this scholarship?

No, the scholarship is exclusively for citizens of West Bengal.

Q5. How are applicants notified about the status of their application?

Applicants are typically notified via the contact details provided during the application process, and updates may also be available on the official scholarship platform.

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Overview of GP Birla Scholarship 2023-24 :

Scholarship idCPSA23111600103
Scholarship NameGP Birla Scholarship for UG Students 2023-24
Scholarship Open forBoys & Girls
Scholarship Offered byK.C. Mahindra Education Trust
Who can Apply ?Students Studying in UG Courses
Fellowship AmountRs.50,000 per year
Last Date to Apply31 July 2023
Application LinkClick Here To Apply