The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Ltd has invited applications for its 2014 SJVN Silver Jubilee Merit Scholarship Scheme.
To commemorate its Silver Jubilee, in 2013, the SJVN Ltd had started ‘SJVN Silver Jubilee Merit Scholar Scheme with the aims to inculcate at inculcating competitive spirit amongst student’s and to nurture their academic talent.
Eligibility for the scheme
a) The students who have secured minimum 60% or its equivalent grade in 12th class examination in any discipline from a school under State Education Board, CBSE or ICSE in the immediate preceding academic session in the States of Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and Maharashtra
b) There will be no domicile restriction for the students for eligibility for the scheme.
c) Recipients of any other scholarship will not be eligible for getting this SJVN scholarship.
d) 170 students will be awarded scholarship of Rs. 2000/-( Rs. two thousands only) per month for the whole duration of next higher course after class 12th like bachelors degree in Engineering, Medical, Arts/ Science/ Commerce/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Veterinary/ Business Administration/ Computer Applications/ LLB (5 years course) etc. The allocation of scholarship will be as per following:
e) In the states of Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttrakhand and Arunachal Pradesh the first 50% seats will be earmarked for the students studying in the schools situated under Project Affected Area (PAA) villages and then remaining 50% for the district(s) in which the Project is located. However the vacant seats in one category will be considered for another category. The list of PAA villages will be provided by the respective projects to the implementing agency.
How to apply
The application form can be filled and submitted online or can be downloaded from its website. The dully filled in application for should be accompanied by two passport size photographs of the student and attested marks sheet of class 12th exam should be sent to Chief Operating Officer ,HIMCON, 4th Floor, New Bridge View Estate, The Mall Shimla -171001.4.
Selection Procedure: Duly filled application forms will be screened by a selection committee or agency engaged by SJVN. The committee/agency will shortlist the candidates on following criteria:
a) Rank obtained by the student in terms of marks/ equivalent grade obtained in 10+2 Board Examination.
b) In case of tie of the ranking, the candidate of higher age will be preferred.
c) The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview before the selection committee with all original academic certificates and testimonials. The candidates who fail to turn up for the interview on specified date will not be considered for the scholarship.
d) Mere submission of the application will not guarantee the eligibility for the scholarship.
e) SJVN will have the right to accept or reject the candidature of any candidate at any stage without assigning reasons.
f) If sufficient applications are not received in a particular board then the vacant seats can be filled by other boards with the approval of Chairman SJVN Foundation.
Note: The SJVN has started Silver Jubilee Merit Scholarship Scheme under its Corporate Social Responsibility activities. The scholarship will be provided annually subject to passing of previous year/session examination successfully. The scholarship will be discontinued for the succeeding year/session if a student fails to pass the examination or passes the examination through supplementary examination.