Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has announced that it will award 500 scholarships to meritorious SC/ST students worth Rs 48,000 per annum across various courses. Out of a 500 scholarships, 50 per cent seats are reserved for girl students. Candidates can submit their applications latest by September 30, 2014.
Courses available under the scholarship:
- Engineering (4-year course): 247 scholarships with a minimum eligibility of Class 12/or equivalent.
- MBBS (4-year course): 45 scholarships with a minimum eligibility of Class 12/or equivalent.
- MBA (2-year course): 73 scholarships with a minimum eligibility of graduation degree or equivalent.
- Masters in Geology/Geophysics (2-year course): 135 scholarships with a minimum eligibility of graduation degree or equivalent.
The scholarships are divided across five zones in India, with each zone eligible for a total of 100 scholarships.
Zone – 1 (North): Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh
Zone – 2 (West): Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Daman and Diu, Dadar and Nagar Haveli
Zone – 3 (North East): Assam, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura
Zone – 4 (East): Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal
Zone – 5 (South): Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Pudducherry, Lakshdweep, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The detailed application procedure is available on the official ONGC website.