What is ONGC Scholarship to Meritorious General Category Students 2020?

ONGC Foundation invites applications for ONGC Scholarship to Meritorious General Category Students 2020 from general category students who are in the first year of Engineering/MBBS/MBA or Master’s in Geophysics/Geology programme. The scholarship aims to provide financial support to meritorious students belonging to economically weaker general category. Selected scholars will receive INR 48,000 per annum. 

Who is offering this scholarship ?

ONGC Foundation is offering this scholarship.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible, an applicant must –

  • Belong to General category
  • Be studying in the 1st year of Graduate in Engineering or MBBS course or 1st year of Master’s Degree in Geology/Geophysics or MBA programme
  • Have obtained a minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA/OGPA in class 12 for Engineering and MBBS courses and a minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA/OGPA in graduation for PG courses in Geophysics/Geology and MBA (Note: The minimum CGPA/OGPA should be 6.0 in 10 points scale of grading system)
  • Have a gross family income of less than INR 2 Lakhs per annum from all sources
  • Not be more than 30 years of age as on 1st January 2020

What are the benefits ?

A total of 500 students will be selected under this scholarship programme. The selected scholars will get a lump sum amount of INR 4,000 per month i.e. INR 48,000 per annum.

How can you apply ?

Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

Step 1: Click on the link and start a new application.
Step 2: Fill in the required details.
Step 3: Upload the supporting documents.
Step 4: Submit the application.

What are the documents required for the ONGC Scholarship to Meritorious General Category Students 2020?

  • Copy of birth certificate/ class 10 mark sheet as proof of age
  • Copy of class 12 mark sheet (for Engineering/MBBS students)
  • Copy of consolidated graduation mark sheet (for MBA/Master’s in Geophysics/Geology students)
  • Certified copy of annual income certificate (in Hindi/English language)
  • Bank details of the applicant
  • Copy of PAN card or the tentative date for submission of PAN card copy (in case it is not available)

What are the selection criteria ?

  • The selection of a candidate will be made on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in the qualifying examination prescribed for each eligible course of study. 
  • In case of students having equal marks in the qualifying examination students with lower family income will be selected.
  • Preference shall be given to students from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families and other students shall be considered only if a sufficient number of students from BPL families fulfilling the eligibility criteria are not available.

What are the important dates ?

Application deadline: 5th March 2020

Terms and Conditions

  • The scholarship amount shall be paid on a yearly basis after completion of the academic year. It will be deposited directly in the bank account of the student through the ECS facility. 
  • Once awarded, the scholarship shall be continued every year till the completion of the course subject to the promotion of the student to the next year of his/her course.
  • Students need to maintain a minimum of 60% or 6 grade points out of 10 in each year’s semester examination to ensure the continuation of the scholarship.
  • The scholarship shall be discontinued if the candidate is not promoted to next year by their respective Institute/College/University.
  • For continuation of the scholarship, the student will have to send an ‘Application for renewal’ in the prescribed format. 
  • In case the student opts for any different scholarship subsequently after awarding of ONGC scholarship, he/she has to refund the entire scholarship amount received from ONGC Foundation.
  • 50% of scholarships are reserved for girl students.
  • The selected candidate must not be availing the benefits of any other scholarship or financial assistance from any other source.

Important Links

Contact details

#3012, 3rd Floor, Deen Dayal Urja Bhavan,
5, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasnt Kunj, New Delhi 110070
Email: scholarship@ongcscholar.org
Telephone: 011-26753125 and 011-26753132