|| The Aditya Birla
Group. Epitomising the philosophy of its legendary leader
- the late Aditya Vikram Birla - one man who made a difference.
Rooted in Indian values, yet global in vision. Rock solid
in fundamentals. Nurturing a culture where success does not
come in the way of the need to learning afresh, to keep innovating,
to keep experimenting. Transcending the conventional barriers
of business - working in 5,000 villages reaching out to 7.5
million people every year, because we care.
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
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
|The scholarship amount
|IIMs / XLRI
||Rs. 1,75,000 per annum
|IIT / BITS (Pilani):
||Rs. 1,00,000 per annum
||Rs. 1,80,000 per annum or
fees at actuals, whichever is lower
Students from the following institutes can apply for the
||IIMs - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore,
||XLRI - Jamshedpur
||IITs (B.Tech) - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kanpur, Kharagpur,
||BITS (Pilani) Campuses
- National Law School of India University - Bangalore,
- NALSAR University of Law - Hyderabad,
- The WB National University of Juridical Sciences - Kolkata,
- National Law University - Jodhpur
- Gujarat National Law University
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
The Scholarships entail the following process:
|| The applicants: 180 students
from the IIMs and XLRI, 160 students from the IITs and
BITS (Pilani) and 100 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
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.
The performance assessment criteria for the renewal of the
The Aditya Birla Scholar will be assessed on qualitative and
quantitative parameters to judge his / her excellence on the
academic and leadership front. This assessment will help determine
the continuation of the disbursement of the Scholarship amount
and the honour of continuing as "The Aditya Birla Scholar".
The assessment will be done every year until the completion
of the course.
The Assessment Criteria:
|Assessment of certain
scholastic standards being met
|| To belong to the top 25%
of the batch population
||Assessment of work done
by the Scholar during the course of the programme
||At least 60% of the assignments
to have a rating of 7 on a 9 point scale
|Assessment of participation
in a minimum of two forums of campus
|Assessment of learnings
of the Scholar
||A 250-word write-up on 'Being
an Aditya Birla Scholar - experience sharing'
This data for the performance measurement has to be submitted
by the Scholar and certified by the academic Dean at the
institute. The assessment will be done based on the overall
performance in all areas. No single factor will be a major