Sitaram Jindal Scholarship 2022 is ongoing and awarding scholarship opportunities to students all over India to study almost any course of their choice. The Jindal Scholarship Foundation provides a scholarship every year to hundreds of students in India who are in need of financial assistance.
The scholarship application form for Sitaram Jindal Scholarship 2022 is gotten online, but the application process is done offline, as instructed by the committee. It is considered one of the most renowned scholarships in India.
Unfortunately, the Jindal Scholarship is restricted to international students. However, interested foreign applicants can consider migrating to India.
Objective of Sitaram Jindal Foundation
The Sitaram Jindal Scholarship Foundation was established with the sole aim of helping students who are struggling to pursue their academic studies after 11th class. Jindal Scholarship application is open for candidates who recently completed the 11th class. These candidates are eligible for the scholarship up to the postgraduate level.
Who can apply for the Jindal Scholarship?
The Jindal Scholarship is strictly awarding to Indian students. However, the scholarship is grouped into different categories. Each category has its unique requirements and benefits. Interested students are expected to check which category they belong in order to get selected by the scholarship committee.
Eligibility Criteria for Jindal Scholarship
Below are the different categories of the Sitaram Jindal Scholarship scheme 2022. Applicants are advised to carefully go through each category to find the class and eligibility criteria they belong.
This category is for students who have passed the 11th or 12th class from Government colleges or government aided colleges. The Jindal scholarship requires that all boys in this category must have passed with a minimum of 65% and all Girls must have passed with a minimum of 60% marks. However, students from Karnataka and West Bengal should have a minimum of 75% marks for Boys and a minimum of 70% marks for Girls.
This category is for students who are pursuing for Industrial Training Institutes (ITI). The Jindal scholarship board requires that students in this category must have passed their last exam with a minimum of 50% marks for Boys and a minimum of 45% marks for Girls.
Students in this category must have passed the 12th class and want to enroll in the graduating courses such as, Bcom, BBA, BA, BHM, BCA. The Sitaram Jindal Scholarship board requires a minimum of 65% pass mark for Boys and a minimum of 60% pass mark for Girls. However, students from Karnataka and West Bengal must have a minimum of 70% Marks (Boys) and 65% marks (Girls) to become eligible.
This category is for students pursing their post graduation courses like, MCA, MPhil, M. Com, MA, MBA, M.SC., and other similar courses. The Jindal scholarship requires that students in this category must have passed a minimum of 65% (Boys) and 60% (Girls) in their graduation. However, students from Karnataka and West Bengal must have a minimum of 75% mark (Boys) and 70% marks (Girls).
Students pursing their diploma courses in Medicine, Engineering, Journalism and other courses are eligible for the Jindal scholarship. The scholarship requires that students in this category must have passed with a minimum of 60% marks (Boys) and 55% marks (Girls) in their last exam.
This category is strictly for students interested in pursuing Engineering and Medical courses. The Jindal scholarship board requires that students must have passed with a minimum of 70% marks (Boys) and a minimum of 65% marks (Girls) in their last exam. However, students from Karnataka and West Bengal must have a minimum of 75% marks (Boys) and a minimum of 70% marks (Girls) in their last exams.
Requirement documents for Jindal Scholarship Application
- Family income statement
- Entrance exam result
- Copy of Last examination result
- 10th or 12th Mark sheet
- Student receipt fee
- Proof of Physical disability (if any)
Benefits of Sitaram Jindal Scholarship
The benefits of the Sitaram Scholarship is based according to the category of the applicant. Each of the categories have its unique benefits.
Category A: Selected Students in this category will receive Rs 500 per month as a scholarship for one year.
Category B: Selected Students will receive Rs 500 per month Scholarship for Government college and Rs 700 per month for Private ITI.
Category C: Students selected in this category will receive Rs 600 to Rs 1000 per month as a scholarship for one year.
Category D: All students in this category are entitled to Rs 800 to Rs 1200 per month.
Category E: Selected students will receive Rs 800 per month (Boys) and Girls will get Rs 1000 per month for one year.
Category F: Students in this category will receive Rs 1300 to Rs 2000 per month.
How to Apply for Jindal Scholarship 2022
Eligible students can process their application online and offline. For the offline application, students must first download the Jindal scholarship application form in PDF. This form will be filled and attached with the required documents, then sent back to the scholarship foundation.
Procedures for applying offline:
- Download the Jindal scholarship application form PDF. (Click here to download).
- After downloading the form, print it out and fill appropriately.
- Attach copies of the required documents.
- Send the application form to the given address below, depending on your location.
Addresses for submission of the Jindal Scholarship Application form
Sitaram Jindal Foundation,
Jindal Nagar, Tumkur Road, Bengaluru 560073
Student living in the following states are expected to submit their application form to the above address.
Andhra Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Island, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Maharashtra, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Telangana
Sitaram Jindal Foundation
11, Green Avenue,
Behind Sector D-3, Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi 110070
Students living in the following states should submit their application to the above address.
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal
Important notice: The Sitaram Jindal scholarship has no agents or scholarship middlemen. Applicants are advised to desist from agents guaranteeing them scholarship if routed through them. They do this in exchange for money. This is considered extortion, and the scholarship committee is not responsible for such schemes. Be advised that the scholarship board will reject any application brought by an agent or middleman.
What NOT to do when applying for Jindal Scholarship
- Do not apply for Jindal scholarship if you are currently receiving a scholarship from either State, Central government or from NGOs. You are considered ineligible, and your application will be revoked.
- Do not apply for JS using an agent or middleman.
- Do not submit invalid documents when applying.
- Ensure your family’s annual income does not exceed 2.5 lakh.
Deadline for Jindal Scholarship 2022
The application for the Sitaram Jindal scholarship will be closed on 31st August 2022. Eligible applicants are advised to begin the application process before the due date.
Below are means of contacting Sitaram Jindal scholarship foundation for any inquiries.
The Sitaram Jindal scholarship foundation has been helping students in India study the course of their choice without worrying about tuition fees and other expenses. This is a great opportunity for the less privileged and students battling with financial issues to have a chance in securing a proper education. Why don’t you grab this opportunity?