30 September 2020
GP Birla scholarship 2020 is for meritorious students from West Bengal who are in need of financial assistance for pursuing their higher studies after class 12. The scholarship is given by G.P. Birla Educational Foundation. The students can choose to study in any stream including Science, Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Architecture, Commerce, Law, Chartered Accountancy, Company Secretaryship and Cost Accountancy Course in any recognized University/Institution in India. The students who get selected for GP Birla Scholarship will get scholarship amount up to Rs. 50,000 to cover Tuition Fees and Hostel Fees. The scholarship is given to 100 selected students for one year which can be continued for 4 years based on satisfactory performance of the students.
The foundation was established to carry forward the cherished dream of Late Shri G.P. Birla, the renowned Industrialist and Philanthropist. Through the GP Birla scholarship, the foundation wants to promote education, develop human resources and empower the youth of the Country.
The table below provides the list of GP Birla Scholarship 2020 dates. Students can check the schedule to avoid missing deadlines.
|Application for Scholarship Begins||July 2020|
|Last date to submit the scholarship application form||30 September 2020|
|Scholarship Result||October 2020|
Latest Update: Due to present uncertain conditions arising on account of COVID-19, the final selection of candidates for grant of scholarship has been deferred to January 2021
The following benefits will be offered to the candidates who will be selected for the GP Birla Scholarship: The scholarship will be given to 65 students in one year at a time. Until last year, the award was given to 50 students.
|Class/ Age||Passed Class 12 in 2020|
For students who have secured 95% or more from WBCHSE or 97% or more from ISC/CBSE, maximum family income criteria may be relaxed in the specific cases at the discretion of the Trustees
GP Birla Scholarship Eligible Subjects
Further studies after class 12 may be in following courses from any recognized University in India.
The application process for GP Birla Scholarship is offline and the application form can be downloaded from the download section of the website. The details of the application process are as follow:
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G.P. Birla Educational Foundation,
78, Syed Amir Ali Avenue
Kolkata – 700019
The result of GP Birla Scholarship will be announced in October 2020. Students will be able to see the selection list on the website.
The scholarship is offered to 65 students for a period of one year at a time but can be renewed every year till the completion of the course subjected to the performance of the candidate in the final examination of a previous year.
Attn: Chetan Agarwal
GP Birla Educational Foundation,
78, Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Kolkata – 700019
Phone No: +91 8479915170