BITS Scholarships and Concessions for First Degree Programmes Academic Year 2021-22

INTRODUCTION

1.For New Admissions
1.1Board Toppers

Students who have secured the top position in 12th standard in their respective boards (General Secondary Education Certificate Examination of Ministry of Education, UAE or CBSE-India or any other State, National or International Board) are given a merit scholarship of 50% of the first year tuition fee. The overall aggregate of the candidate must be a minimum of 90% in the qualifying examination to avail this scholarship.

1.2Merit in Qualifying Examination
a) Tuition Fee Scholarship

i.Students who have obtained 95% or above in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination are given a merit scholarship of 40% of first year tuition fee.

ii. Students who have obtained 90% or above but less than 95% in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination are given a merit scholarship of 25% of the first year tuition fee.

iii. Students who have obtained 80% or above but less than 90% in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination are given a merit scholarship of 15% of the first year tuition fee.

iii. Students who have obtained 70% or above but less than 80% in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination are given a merit scholarship of 10% of the first year tuition fee.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

b) Hostel Fee Concession

Admitted Candidates who have obtained 70% or above in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination will be offered a 25% concession in the Hostel fee for the normal duration of the programme (four years). Candidates availing this concession will not be eligible for hostel fee concession under any other category.

1.3Merit in BITSAT (BITS Online Admission Test)
a) Tuition Fee Scholarship:

Admitted candidates with BITSAT 2021 (or BITSAT 2020) score of 200 or above will be eligible for the following merit scholarship for first year of Academic Year 2021 - 22, depending on the score secured in BITSAT

S. No BITSAT Score Scholarship
1 >300 75% of Tuition Fee*
2 250 to 299 50% of Tuition Fee*
3 200 to 249 25% of Tuition Fee

The above scholarship is applicable for first year only (Academic year 2021-22) and subsequently, the students will be eligible for the merit scholarship of the institute as mentioned under Sl.No.2 below.

*Students availing this scholarship will not be eligible for any other Scholarship/Concession in the first year

CAREER PROSPECTS

b) Hostel Fee Concession:

Admitted Candidates with BITSAT 2021 (or BITSAT 2020) score of 150 or above will be offered a 25% concession in the Hostel fee for the normal duration of the programme (four years). Candidates availing this concession will not be eligible for hostel fee concession under any other category.

2. Merit Scholarship for continuing students

Students with a CGPA of 9.00 or above on a 10.00 scale at the end of previous semester will be given a merit scholarship of 20% of tuition fee for the current semester for the normal duration of the programme.

3. Other Special Concessions
3.1 For GCC/ Arab Nationals

Meritorious GCC / Arab Nationals may be offered a concession of up to 75% on the tuition fee for the normal duration of the programme (8 Semesters) based on their performance in the qualifying examination (Grade 12 or equivalent) and continuity of a minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10.00 scale during the programme. These concessions will be restricted to specific number of students.

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3.2 For sudden bereavement of earning member of the family

The Institute helps such students by waiving off 100% tuition fee for a semester for those students who face financial hardships due to the sudden and untimely demise of the sole earning member of their family in that semester. A concession of up to 75% can be offered in the subsequent semesters, on a case to case basis, depending on means and need.

3.3 For physically challenged students

All physically challenged students satisfying the conditions laid out are given a 15% concession on the tuition fee throughout the programme subject to satisfactory academic performance in each semester.

3.4 For sibling

For families that have more than one child enrolled concurrently, a concession of 25% on the tuition fee is offered to the second child until the first child graduates.

Please note:
  • All students must pay their specified fee at the time of Admission and any amount awarded as scholarship will be adjusted in the subsequent fee payment.
  • At any given time, a student can avail more than one scholarship/ concession on tuition fee unless otherwise mentioned, provided the total scholarship/ concession amount does not exceed more than 50% of the tuition fee amount of that semester including all or any scholarship/concession availed by the student.
  • A student can avail hostel fee concession under one category only.
  • The decision of the institute shall be final and cannot be contested on all matters of scholarships and concessions at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus. The institute has the right to discontinue the scholarship/concession at any time in case the student is found guilty in any disciplinary case.
  • While Scholarship based on "Merit in Qualifying Examination" will be given automatically based on the Grade 12 / B.E. marks of the student, application for scholarship under all other categories must be submitted within one month from the date of registration to the Admissions Office. Any application received after one month will not be considered.

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