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The Hindu Hitachi Scholarship 

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December 31

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About Hindu Hitachi Scholarship

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship application process is open from October- December every year. Download Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Application form.The Hindu Hitachi Scholarships were started in 1959 in collaboration with The Hindu Newspaper and Hitachi, Japan for providing exposure to Indian Engineers to advance Japanese technology and committed work culture

  • Hindu Hitachi Scholarship is for technical training in Japan for B.E and B. Sc (Engineering) graduates or equivalent from any recognised university.
  • Only 2-3 Engineers are selected each year from all over India.
  • The training is conducted for about six months from July to December.
  • The Training also includes a 40 days orientation program at one of the AOTS Kenshu centres to teach basic Japanese language and help the scholar in getting aware and used to the Japanese culture and living style.
  • Some of the people who have won the prestigious Hindu Hitachi Scholarship in the past are
    Vineet Thuvura
    Sushant Dutt

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Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India 
Class/ Age Maximum 30 years as on 31st March 
  • Should have a minimum Degree in B.E or B.Sc (Engineering) or its equivalent.
  • Practical experience: Candidates must have already had practical experience in branches which training is proposed to be given:
    • Information and Telecommunication system (including ATM)
    • Power Systems
    • Social Infrastructure & Industrial Systems
    • Transportation Control System Engineering (Train Management system)

During the training special emphasis will be given on environment-related and energy-saving technologies.

  •  Professional experience: Candidates should have at least 1 year of professional experience.

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Reward

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Rewards

  • The tenure of the scholarships in Japan is principally for six months commencing in July
  • Monthly Fixed Allowance: Each trainee will be paid a monthly fixed allowance to cover personal expenses.
  • Air Fare: Trainees will be provided with return Economy Class air passage.
  • Stay Arrangement: Arrangements will also be made for free Boarding and Lodging for trainees in Japan.
  • All expenses will be provided for travelling in Japan which may be considered necessary for training.

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Application form and Process

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Application form

  • Applications should be made in duplicate from the forms available on a payment of Rs.5 at the offices of THE HINDU from following offices:

Chennai,  New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Puducherry, Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Mangalore, Bangalore, Kochi, Hubli, Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. The address to purchase the application form is given below in the address section.

  • Candidates can also download the Hindu Hitachi Scholarship application form from the link provided below 

Download Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Application Form

Guidelines to fill Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Application form

The application form must be neatly filled in by the candidate in block letters or typed and has to be submitted in duplicate.

The applicant should provide the following details

  • Full Name and Name of the State
  • Complete postal address to which all correspondence should be sent.
  • Telephone numbers.
  • Passport size photographs of the Candidate must be posted in the form.

Documents to be submitted with the application form

  • Attested copies (by a Gazetted Officer, Principal of a College or any other respectable individual) of
    • Degree/ diploma: university degrees, diplomas, 
    • Proof of Age: Certificates indicating evidence of age, in support of statements made in the application
      should be attached to the applications. 
    • Important Information for candidates who are employed
      Candidates for employment must submit their applications through their employers; the application may not be considered if not received through proper channel.

Submission of Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Application form

Completed Application form should reach THE HINDU, 859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600 002, super-scribed “THE HINDU - HITACHI TRAINING SCHEME” before Dec 31

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Selection Process

Candidates who have already had practical experience in the branches for which training is proposed to be given, will be given preference.Only 2-3 Engineers would be selected.

The Hindu & Hitachi Ltd., Tokyo Japan

This is an initiative of Hitachi Asia, Ltd. to actively engage the ASEAN and Indian communities to build a more sustainable society.

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Address





859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai- 600 002

New Delhi

3rd Floor, PTI Building, 4, Parliament Street,
New Delhi - 110 001


LMJ Chambers, I Floor, 15C, Hemanta Basu Sarani,
Kolkata - 700 001


Kasturi Buildings, Jamshedji Tata Road,Mumbai - 400 020


19 & 20, A.T.T. Colony, L.I.C Road,Coimbatore - 641 018


147/2A, Eighty Feet Road, K.K. Nagar,Madurai - 625 020


Chennai Bye -Pass Road (NH 45),Senthanneerpuram, Tiruchirapalli - 620 004


135, I floor,Mission Street, Puducherry - 605 001


6-3-879 & 879B,Begumpet Public Road, Hyderabad - 500 016.


50-19-9,T.P.T Colony, Seethammadhara,
Visakhapatnam - 530 013


55-1-4, 100 Feet Road, Industrial Estate, Auto Nagar, Vijayawada - 520 007


19 & 21, Bhagwan Mahaveer Road, (Infantry Road),
Bangalore- 560 001


23-9-655/1, Jeppu, Mangalore - 575 001.


Kalburgi Katwe Identity, Bannai Gida Stop, Green Garden, Gokul Road, Hubli - 580 030


NH Bye - Pass Road, Vytilla Junction,Kochi - 682 019


 T.C. No.36/1946(1), Airport Road, Vallakadavu, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 008


I Floor,‘Shazz’, Near Saradha Hospital, Kannur Road, Kozhikode - 673 006.

Hindu Hitachi Scholarship Contact Details

Phone: (+91) (44) 2857 6300

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