Indian Oil has announced 2600 Scholarships to students pursuing 10+2 , ITI, Engineering, MBBS & MBA streams on merit-cum-means basis for 2014-15. A total of 2000 scholarships are offered for 10+/ITI students. The proportionate distribution of scholarships will be state-wise, based on the number of students who appeared for 10th Standard examination during 2013-14.
For Graduate and Post-Graduate studies, 600 scholarships are offered to students pursuing professional courses (Engineering-300 Nos., MBBS-200 Nos. & MBA-100 Nos). The scholarships will be proportionately distributed Zone-wise (North, South, East & West), based on the number of students who appeared for 12th Standard examination during 2013-14.
The Stream, duration for which scholarship will be awarded, minimum duration of course, No. of Scholarships, Qualifying Examination, minimum eligibility marks in qualifying examination for (i) General (ii) SC/ST/OBC/Girls and (iii) PwDs and the Scholarship amount per month are as follows.
(i) 10+/ITI: for 2 years- 2000 scholarships; Qualifying examination: 10th with 65% (General), 60% (SC/ST/OBC/Girls), 50% (PwD); Scholarship amount Rs.1000/- per month.
(ii) Engineering: For 4 years- 300 nos- 12th -65% -60%- 50%; Rs. 3000/- pm
(iii) MBBS: 4 years; 200 nos; 12th; 65%, 60%, 50%; Rs. 3000/- pm
(iv) MBA: 2 years; 100 nos; Graduation; 65%, 60%, 50%; Rs.3000/-p m
Students pursuing full time/regular courses (not correspondence/ distance/ online mode) in these streams & studying in Schools / Colleges / Institutions recognized by MCI / AICTE / State Education Boards/State Technical Education Boards / ICSE / ISC / CBSE only are eligible to apply for the different streams.
10+/ITI : For 10+, applicants should be bonafide students (full time / regular) in 11th standard / 1st Year of Intermediate course or equivalent course in 2014-15 to be eligible to apply. For ITI, bonafide students (full time / regular) in 1st year of 2 years ITI course in 2014-15 are eligible to apply.
Engineering & MBBS: Bonafide students (full time/regular) in the first year of Engineering/MBBS degree courses in 2014-15 (minimum 4 years’ duration course) are eligible to apply.
MBA: Bonafide students (full time/regular) in the first year Post graduate course of minimum 2 years, in Business Administration/Management in 2014-15 are eligible to apply.
Gross Joint annual income of the family of the student from all sources during financial year 2013-14 should not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/-. However, in case of tie, preference will be given to the students whose family income (gross joint income from all sources in 2013-14) is upto Rs. 60,000/-. Any Affidavit submitted as Income Proof shall not be accepted. Income certificate should be ones issued by appropriate civil authorities of the State/UTs/Central Governments whose details have been specified under the head ‘Submission of Documents by Applicants’.
Applicant should not be below 15 years of age and should not above 30 years as on 01.07.2014. Persons born between 01.07.1984 and 01.07.1999 (both days inclusive) are eligible to apply. However, there would be a relaxation in the upper age limit by 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 10 years for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).
The marks obtained in the qualifying examination making the students eligible to seek admission in the respective first year of these courses will be considered for selection. Percentage of marks obtained in qualifying examination shall be calculated on total aggregate marks of all subjects. In case of Graduates, percentage of marks obtained shall be calculated on total aggregate of marks of all subjects for all the academic years of graduation.
Normalization of marks for all streams shall be done by using percentile method so as to rationalize the variation of marks provided by different Education Boards and Universities/Institutions. 49.5% scholarships are reserved for various categories- SC(15%), ST(7.5%) & OBC (27%). Only those listed in the Central Govt’s OBC list will be considered against OBC quota. OBC candidates of State list but not covered by Central Govt’s OBC list may apply against General Category. 25% of scholarships are reserved for girl students and 10% of scholarships are reserved for persons with Disabilities (PwDs) (minimum 40% disability as per definition under Disabilities Act 1952) in each category/sub-category and the reservations shall be maintained on overall All India Basis.
Applications can be submitted online by logging on to or, latest by 30.09.2014.
Applicants will have to provide valid & active e-mail address & mobile number in their online application form. They should keep on checking their personal e-Mail / Mobile SMS, Portal of Administrator of the Scheme at as well as on the website of IOCL regularly for instructions specific for them from Administrator of the Scheme/IOCL.
Once the online application is submitted by an applicant, the system will generate a unique Registration Number. The applicants should note down this number and also take a print out of this Online Registered Application Form for future reference/correspondence. A message through SMS on the mobile number given in the online application and an e-Mail message on the e-mail address given in the online application will be generated automatically as a token of confirmation of submission of Online Application Form by an applicant.
All applicants should submit printout of the online application duly signed, along with the documents specified to IOC. The details of the documents/forms etc. to be submitted by the applicants is given in the website under Head ‘Submission of Documents by Applicants’. The detail of documents to be submitted can be seen by individual applicant at the bottom of the print out of their Registered Online Application Form.
The printout along with the documents  specified should be sent by Speed Post or Registered Post only in a sealed cover, to reach ‘Sify Technologies Limited (IOCL ESS I-Test Division), Plot No B 7, Sector-132, Noida, Uttar Pradesh-201301, on or before 15.10.2014.
All the documents to be submitted by applicants should be got attested from Principal/Head of the institution where the student is studying or from a Gazatted Officer or from a First Class Judicial Magistrate. Applicants should get the grade (CGPA/GPA/SGPA/OGPA/CPI etc.) obtained converted into percentage of marks as per approved formula of Academic Board/Institution and should mention the formula used for conversion of grade into percentage of marks. Applications with any invalid Caste Certificate shall be considered against General Category. All applicants are advised to have the savings bank account in their names (joint bank account with parents/guardians in case applicant is minor) in any branch of State Bank of India having Core Banking Facility and send attested copies of bank documents as mentioned in ‘Submission of Documents by Applicants’.
Wards of the IOCL employees, its Joint Venture and Subsidiary companies and Consultant managing the Scheme are not eligible to apply. Selection will be based on merit and family’s income. The first instalment of the scholarship for the selected students, shall be released for 12 months by demand draft and subsequent Scholarship instalments shall be released on six monthly basis through NEFT/Bank Transfer based on satisfactory performance and other details provided by the Principal/Head of the academic institution in the Feedback Form.
A scholarship holder under this scheme will not hold any other scholarship / stipend / financial aid from any other source. There will be no obligation on part of IOCL to provide employment to any Scholar at any point of time. Those qualifying in the merit list of the particular course (Top 10 in 10+ or Top 3 in graduate/post-graduate) will get a lump sum Bonus Prize of Rs. 10,000/-. Toppers will be invited at IOCL’s cost for receiving the amount.
A Help Desk will be operating 6 days a week (Monday to Saturday) from 10 am to  pm, except Gazetted & National Holidays, for any information/queries/clarifications from applicants. Help Desk can be contacted only over phone no. 9810421827 / 9810422305. Any query/information or correspondence be made with the Administrator of the Scheme at the following address: Sify Technologies Limited, (IOCL ESS I-Test Division), Plot No B 7, Sector-132, Noida-201301 (Uttar Pradesh).

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