ONGC Scholarship

ONGC Scholarship 2016 for OBC and General Students

Last date to apply

October 10, 2016 (Online)

October 31, 2016 (Reciept of application by Post

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About ONGC Scholarship

ONGC Scholarship 2016 is offered to Economically Backward General and OBC students. ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited) is offering 1000 scholarships each worth Rs 48000 per annum.

ONGC Scholarship Application will start from September 1, 2016, and the last date to apply online for ONGC Scholarship 2016 for OBC and General Students is October 10, 2016, and the last date to receive the hard copy of the application form is October 31, 2016.

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ONGC Scholarship for SC/ ST Students

  • The candidates studying in the First Year only are eligible to apply.
  • The candidates applying for the scholarship must note that Adhaar Card is a mandatory document. It will be required compulsorily before the release of the scholarship amount. Therefore, it is advisable to the candidates who don't have Adhar Card  that they must apply and obtain their Aadhaar cards on priority. 
Event Date
ONGC Application Begin September 1, 2016
Last date to Apply Online  October 10, 2016
Last Date for receipt of duly filled
application form by post
31 October 2016


ONGC Scholarship Renewal

For the Renewal of Scholarship, the students must send an application for "renewal” in the prescribed format. The renewal form will be available in www.ongcindia.com.

The scholarship will be continued every year until the completion of the course subject to the promotion of the students to the next year of his/her course. If the student is not promoted to the next year by the College/Institute, then his/her scholarship will be discontinued

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ONGC Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age 30 years of age 

Age: The age limit of the students must be maximum 30 years of age as on September 1, 2016, for the academic session.

Nationality: The students applying for ONGC scholarship must be studying in India and an Indian Nationals only.

Category:  The candidate must belong to Economically Backward General or OBC categories. 

Academic Qualification:

  • Students pursuing 1st year of graduation in Engineering or MBBS course or 1st year of Master’s Degree in Geology/ Geophysics or MBA.
  • The scholarship will only be applicable for students who are pursuing the above in full time and their courses are recognised by AICTE.
  • The candidate should have obtained minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA/OGPA in class 12 for Engineering and MBBS disciplines. 
    • Similarly, 60% marks or equivalent CGPA/OGPA are necessary graduation in PG courses that is Geology/ geophysics/MBA. In the case of CGPA/OGPA conversion certificate must be provided by the students.

Family Income: The annual income of the student family must be less than 2 lakhs per annum.

ONGC Scholarship Reward

Stream-wise distribution of ONGC scholarships


Duration of the course

Total No. of Scholarships

Scholarship Amount (per month)

Graduate in Engineering

4 years


Rs 4000


4 years


Rs 4000

Masters in Geology/Geophysics

2 years


Rs 4000


2 years


Rs 4000

It is to be noted that 50% of the scholarships are reserved for the Girls students.

Zone wise Distribution of Numbers of Scholarships



No of Scholarship

Zone 1- North Zone

J&K, Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh


Zone 2- West Zone

Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Daman & Diu, Dadar & Nagar Haveli


Zone 3- North-East Zone

Assam, Sikkim, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura


Zone 4- East Zone

Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal


Zone 5- South Zone

Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands  


ONGC Scholarship Application form and Process

ONGC Application form can only be filled online by the candidates. The candidates must fulfil all the above-given eligibility criteria and read the important instructions carefully before filling the Application Form.

ONGC Application Form will be available from September 1, 2016, the last date for receipt of ONGC Application is October 31, 2016.

Steps to fill the ONGC application Form


  • ONGC Scholarship Online Application Form will be available on the official website that is www.ongcindia.com.
  • The candidates need to click on the registration button. After successful registration, a Registration ID will be provided.
  • After registration, the candidates must move further to the application form, and enter all the necessary information correctly.
  • The candidates must also upload the following documents in the application form:
    • Marksheet of the Qualifying certificate
    • CGPA to percentage conversion certificate issued by University/College/Institute (whenever applicable)
    • Income certificate
    • Caste Certificate
    • Adhar Card.
    • ECS mandatory form duly certified by Bank Authority along with cancelled cheque/photocopy of the front page of bank pass book.
    • PAN Card
  • Submit: After filling all the necessary information and uploading the documents the candidates need to submit their Application form.
  • Print-Out- The Candidates need to take a print-out of the duly filled in ONGC Scholarship application form.

Submission of the ONGC Scholarship Application form

The candidates must submit the duly the filled in Application form online and the hard copy of the completely filled in application form before October 31, 2016, by writing “ ONGC SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR ECONOMICALLY BACKWARD GENERAL AND OBC CATEGORY STUDENTS” on the envelope and send to the following address:

Post Box No.- 2091,
Tamil Nadu, India.

ONGC Scholarship Selection Process

ONGC Scholarship 2016-17 will be done on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Selection will be made on the basis of the merit in the qualifying examination prescribed for each eligible course of study.
  • In case the students have the equal percentage of marks, then the students with lower family income shall be given preference.
  • Preference will be given to students Below Poverty Line (BPL) families. If the sufficient number of students fulfilling the eligibility criteria is not available then other students will be given preference.

Disbursement of ONGC Scholarship

  • The scholarship will cover a lump sum amount of Rs. 4000 per month that is Rs 48000 per year
  • The amount of the scholarship is paid on a yearly basis after the completion of each academic year. The scholarship amount will be directly deposited in the students Bank Account through ECS facility. The students must fill the ECS form and deposit to the bank Authority. PAN Card is very much mandatory before the release of the Scholarship. 
  • In case the students opts for any other scholarship subsequently after award of ONGC Scholarship, then he/she should have to refund the entire scholarship amount received from ONGC.

ONGC Scholarship Contact Details

Hindi Support ONGC Helpline : +91-7550004136 (9:30am to 5:30 pm)
English Support ONGC Helpline: +91-7550004137 (9:30am to 5:30 pm)

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