Merit-cum-Means Scholarships 2016 at IIT Bhubaneswar
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar has invited applications in the prescribed forms for Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship/Free Studentship for 2016-17 sessions.
Number of MCM Scholarship awardees and Free Scholarship awardees shall be restricted to 255 and 10% of the students admitted in each year, respectively.
Merit Criterion: The Scholarship for the 1st year students will be decided based on the aggregate score of JEE (Advanced Rank) and percentage of marks in qualifying exam; the Scholarship for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students will be decided based on the latest CGPA.
Students who have backlog in any subject(s) including EAA and have not cleared during the same session i.e. in 2015-16, are not eligible for MCM Scholarship and Free studentship for 2016-17.
Means Criterion: The Gross Annual Income of a student’s parents/guardian and his family from all sources in the preceding financial year of 2015-16 (from 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016) must not exceed Rs.450,000/-.
While computing the Gross Annual Income of the family, the Income from all sources of both parents and income in student’s name, if any, will also be taken into consideration for applying the Means Criterion for all the classes.
In case of the parents who are in service (salaried class), the Gross Annual Income of the parent as shown in their IT Form 16 for the corresponding financial year will be taken into account to determine the Annual Income.
How to Apply?
Applications can be downloaded from the Institute’s official website www.iitbbs.ac.in
All the above Annexure/Forms related to parental income certificates etc. can be downloaded from ERP Site/Institute Website.
The Hard Copy of the Application Form duly enclosing all the relevant documents/annexure as stated above should be submitted t o Academic Section on o r before October 18th 2016.
The Hard Copy of Scholarship Application must be signed both by student and his/her guardian otherwise it will be treated as cancelled.
The Hard copy of MCM Scholarship Application for RENEWAL for the year 2016-17 will be accepted beyond October 18th 2016.
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