(Notification) ONGC Scholarships Programme - 2016-17 (Scholarships Worth 48,000/- Per Annum)

(Notification) ONGC Scholarships Programme - 2016-17 (Scholarships Worth 48,000/- Per Annum)

Seat Details:




  • The scholarships are open for students studying in India and for Indian nationals only.
  • Student should be belonging to economically backward general and OBC categories pursuing 1 st year of Graduate in Engineering or MBBS course or 1st year of Master’s Degree in Geology/Geophysics or MBA. The scholarship scheme shall be admissible only for pursuing full-time regular courses approved by the required statutory authority(ies) such as UGC/MCI/AICTE etc.
  • Students pursuing four years Engineering/MBBS courses/Two years Masters courses in Business Administration and Two years Master’s Degree in Geology/Geophysics are only eligible
  • Candidate should have obtained minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA/OGPA in 12th class for Engineering and MBBS disciplines. Similarly, 60% marks (average marks of all the years) or equivalent CGPA/OGPA are necessary in graduation for P.G. Courses i.e. Geology/Geophysics/MBA. In the case of CGPA/OGPA, the conversion certificate from the College/University must be provided. Where the College/University certify that they do not have any such conversion methodology/ formula, the ratio of CGPA/OGPA will be converted into a percentage.
  • The specific zone for a student shall be decided on the basis of the location of School/University/College/Institute in which the student was studying for the qualifying examination (i.e. 12th class for Graduate courses and Graduation degree for Post Graduate courses) irrespective of the domicile of the student.
  • The gross joint family income of the student shall not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakhs (Rupees Two lakhs) per year from all sources. Income certificate must be issued from the Competent District Revenue Authority not below the rank of Tehsildar. Translated copy of Income certificate is required in case the issued certificate is not in Hindi or English and should be duly certified by the legal authority.

Age Limit:

  • The age limit of the applicant is maximum 30 years as on 1st September 2016 for the academic session.

Selection Procedure

Selection of the candidate will be made on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination prescribed for each eligible course of study. In case of students having equal percentage in the qualifying examination, students with lower family income shall be selected.

Preference will be given to students from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. Other students shall be considered only if sufficient numbers of students from Below Poverty Line (BPL) families fulfilling the eligibility criteria are not available.

Disbursement of Scholarship

The scholarship will cover lump sum amount of Rs. 4000/- per month, i.e. Rs. 48,000/- per annum.

The amount shall be paid on yearly basis after completion of the academic year. The amount of scholarship will be deposited directly in the bank account of the student through ECS facility. It is mandatory to fill up the ECS format and get it certified by the Bank authority. Also, PAN card would be compulsorily required before release of scholarship amount. Students may apply and obtain their PAN cards on priority.

Once awarded the scholarship shall be continued every year till the completion of the course subject to promotion of the student to the next year of his/her course. 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. The student shall have to log on to www.ongcindia.com for applying online for the renewal process.

In case the student opts for any different scholarship subsequently after award of ONGC scholarship. He/ She should have to refund the entire scholarship amount received from ONGC.


The candidate fulfilling the above criteria may apply Online on ONGC’s website www.ongcindia.com (under CSR section)

Candidates must write “ONGC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD GENERAL AND OBC CATEGORY STUDENTS” on the envelope. Application forms with all supporting documents needs to be sent to below address:-

Post Box No-2091
Chennai- 600 020
Tamil Nadu (INDIA)

Important Dates:

Date of start of online applications : 1st September 2016

Last date for online applications : 10th October 2016

Contact Detail

91-7550004136 – Hindi Support
91-7550004137 – English Support
Help desk support time: 9:30am to 5:30 pm (Monday to Friday except Government Holidays)

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