September 19, 2002

Sir Ratan Tata Trust scholarship for studies in India, 2002-03

The Sir Ratan Tata Trust awards merit scholarships to students studying in India covering their tuition fee, at the undergraduate or postgraduate level. For the financial year 2002-03, the trusts scholarsip programme will commence in October 2002. The criteria for applying for the scholarship are given below.

Sir Ratan Tata Trust scholarship for studies in India, 2002-03

Issue of forms: October 21 - 30, 2002

Last date of submission: November 15, 2002

Timings: 11.30 am to 1 pm

  • The scholarship is open to all resident Indians and is NOT exclusively open to wards (children) of Tata employees.
  • No recommendation from any Tata / ex-Tata employee or any other person will be encouraged.
  • Only students meeting the following criteria would be issued the scholarship form for the year 2002-03:

Sr no

Course

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

1

Engineering

Second year onwards

First year onwards

2

Medicine

Second year onwards

First year onwards

3

Pharmacy

Second year onwards

First year onwards

4

Nursing

Second year onwards

First year onwards

5

Architecture

Second year onwards

First year onwards

6

Catering and hotel management (diploma / degree - after 12th / HSC)

Second year onwards

First year onwards

7

Fine arts (BFA/MFA)

Second year onwards

First year onwards

8

LLM

First year onwards

First year onwards

9

Education (B Ed / M Ed)

First year onwards

First year onwards

10

Masters in social sciences (MA)

-

First year onwards

11

MCA / MCM

-

First year onwards

12

MSc

-

First year onwards

  • Students studying in the first year of the five-year integrated law (LLB) are NOT eligible to apply. Only students currently studying in the second / third / fourth / fifth year are eligible to apply. Similarly, all students pursuing three-year law (LLB) after graduation are eligible to apply.
  • All students who have passed their 12th (HSC) and have secured admissions to the first year engineering or medicine or pharmacy or nursing or architectural courses are NOT eligible for the scholarship.
  • Students studying for BSc, BCom, BA, BBA, or their equivalents are NOT eligible for scholarship. Similarly, students doing ICWA, CA, CS, CFA will NOT be eligible for scholarship.
  • NO forms will be issued to students studying diploma, part-time, correspondence or certificate courses.
  • Only one student per family may benefit from the scholarship, each year.

Cut-off percentages

Undergraduate course

Current academic year

Last exam passed

Percentage in last exam

Engg/BSc Tech

Second year

Diploma

80

Second year

First year

70

Third year

Second year

70

Fourth year

Third year

70

Medicine, pharmacy and nursing

Second year

Diploma

65

Second year

First year

65

Third year

Second year

65

Fourth year

Third year

65

Architecture

Second year

First year

65

Third year

Second year

65

Fourth year

Third year

65

  1. The scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled in engineering colleges affiliated to the Mumbai and Pune University only.
  2. For undergraduate / postgraduate students studying in law, catering and hotel management, education, fine arts and postgraduate social sciences (MA), the cut-off percentage is 65.
  3. The cut-off percentage for MSc is 75.
  4. For MCA / MCM the cut-off percentage is 70.
  5. For students enrolled in first year PhD, the cut-off percentage is 70.
  6. For postgraduate students studying in engineering, medicine, pharmacy, nursing and architecture, the cut-off percentage is 70.
  • Students who meet all the above criteria and wish to apply, may come personally to Mulla House, 3rd floor, 51, M G Road, Fort, Mumbai 400 001, along with a photocopy of:
    • Current year's tuition fee receipt (April 2002 - March 2003) or admission letter for second year direct admission students and
    • Marksheet of the last examination appeared for.

OR

Send a written application (no e-mails) on or before October 30, 2002, (the trust shall not be responsible for postal or other delays), along with the above-mentioned photocopies, addressed to:

H D Malesra,
Secretary and chief accountant,
Sir Ratan Tata Trust,
Bombay House,
Homi Mody Street,
Fort,
Mumbai 400 001

For further information please contact the trust office on any working day between 10 am and 5 pm, on telephone no (022) 204 9131 extn 7673.