The Aditya Birla Scholarship Programme is the Group's way of pursuing Mr. Aditya Vikram Birla's ideals of spawning leaders with a passion to excel. Attained through fostering outstanding academic excellence and humane leadership values, in partnership with select IITs, BITS (Pilani), IIMs, XLRI and law campuses.
Instituted in 1999, the Aditya Birla Scholarships provide an excellent opportunity for Scholars to learn through networking with the country's first truly global conglomerate. While there is no binding to join the Group after the completion of their course, scholars are welcome to work with us should they qualify to do so.
The Aditya Birla Scholarships cover a large part of academic fees as well as the hostel fees for the IITs / BITS stream and some part of the tuition fee for the management and law streams.
The scholarship amount for
IIMs / XLRI : Rs. 1,75,000 per annum
IIT / BITS (Pilani): Rs 65,000 per annum
LAW : Rs. 1,80,000 per annum or fees at actuals, whichever is lower
Students from the following institutes can apply for the Scholarships:
•LAW: National Law School of India University - Bangalore,
NALSAR University of Law - Hyderabad,
The WB National University of Juridical Sciences - Kolkata,
National Law University - Jodhpur
The top 20 students (in terms of their entrance exam ranking at the time of admission) are invited to apply through the Dean of the respective institutes.
Students who are eligible are required to fill in the application form appended alongside and submit to the Dean.
The Scholarships entail the following process:
•The applicants: 160 students from the IIMs and XLRI, 160 students from the IITs and BITS (Pilani) and 80 students from law campuses will be evaluated on the basis of the information given in the application form.
The students' overall achievements spanning academic and co-curricular excellence will be assessed to select him/her for the next round.
•Essays written by these students will then be reviewed by a panel to shortlist candidates for the final round.
•Shortlisted students will be invited for an interview which will determine the best 16 students each from - engineering and management and 8 from law who will be named Aditya Birla Scholars.
The interviews will be conducted by an eminent panel of luminaries and academicians. Shortlisted students should carry all supporting documents such as copies of certificates, mark sheets, etc.
The interviews will be held in Mumbai for which the shortlisted candidates will be provided accommodation, travel reimbursement and a token allowance.
Please be advised that:
•The performance of the Scholars will be monitored closely for the renewal of the Scholarship every year.
•The Deans / Directors of IIMs, XLRI, IITs, BITS (Pilani) and law campuses have agreed to administer the monies. The Scholarship amount will be sent through a cheque directly to their office.
•The Scholarships are valid for the course, subject to ongoing performance. As the Scholarship is announced only in September and given that students would have already paid their fees, the Institute will refund the amount paid.