ONGC launches SC, ST Scholarship Scheme for 1000 students pursuing professional courses

ONGC Scholarship Scheme 2019: ONGC or the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited has announced a scholarship scheme for meritorious students belonging to SC and ST communities. Under this scheme, over 1000 students from reserved categories will be selected based on their merit and provided financial support in the form of scholarships annually. The scheme has been limited to SC / ST students who want to pursue professional courses such as Medical, Engineering, Masters’ Degree in Business Administration, Geophysics and Geology. Candidates can find out more about the ONGC Scholarship Scheme 2019 below:

Who is Eligible for ONGC SC/ST Scholarship Scheme 2019?

Candidates who satisfy the below-given eligibility criteria will be considered for the ONGC SC / ST Scholarship Scheme 2019. Candidates must note that they have to qualify each of the eligibility points provided below in order to be considered for the scholarship award:

  • Nationality: Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for ONGC Scholarship Scheme
  • Professional Courses: Only students who are pursuing a full-time professional course such as Engineering (4 years), MBBS (4 years), MBA (02 years) or Masters in Geology/ Geophysics (02 years) are deemed to be eligible
  • Academic Background: Applicants must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in the Class 12 Exam / Graduation
  • Family Background: The annual income of the family must be below Rs 4.5 lakh per annum
  • Age Limit: Only those students are eligible to apply who are below 30 years of age as on 1st October 2019

Application Deadline

ONGC has also invited applications from interested students, who satisfy the aforementioned eligibility criteria for the scholarship scheme. Candidates can apply by submitting their in the format provided by the corporation and submit a copy of all the documents supporting their claim for the scholarship. Applications are to be submitted to the designated ONGC office by 15th October 2019.

What is the Scholarship Award?

According to the official media release, ONGC Scholarship for meritorious SC / ST students will be awarded in the four key streams i.e. Engineering, Medical, MBA and Geology / Geophysics. The detailed break-up of stream-wise number of scholarships on offer and the scholarship amount to be awarded to the students is provided below:

Academic Stream Scholarship Award Amount Number of Scholarships on Offer
Engineering Rs 4000/- per month 494
Geology / Geophysics Rs 4000/- per month 270
MBA Rs 4000/- per month 146
Medical Rs 4000/- per month 90

How to apply?

To apply for ONCG SC / ST Scholarship Scheme, interested candidates are required to first download the application form in the prescribed format from the official website After downloading the Application Form, students need to fill all the necessary details asked in it. In addition to this, students will also have to provide required documents in support of their candidature for the scholarship. All the documents being submitted as proof needs to be signed / certified by Head/Dean of the Institute/College/University. The application form and the supporting documents are to be sent to ONGC Designated Office by 15th October 2019.

When will be Scholarships be Announced?

As per the official notification, ONGC will announce the names of the 1000 meritorious students from SC / ST categories on 10th December 2019. The names of the scholarship beneficiaries will be announced online on the official website