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TATA AIG-Avanti Fellows Scholarship
  • Scholarship for Girl Students

Registration for FY 2024-25 starts on July 15

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Should be a girl student belonging to any of the following states/UTs: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Sikkim, Tripura and Uttar Pradesh

  • Should have completed her Class 12 from a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kendriya Vidyalaya or State Government School

  • Should belong to any of the following categories: SC / ST / Gen-EWS / PwD

  • Should have cleared the JEE Mains/Advanced or NEET examination

  • Should have secured (or should be able to secure admission) in any of the top 200 Engineering Colleges/Government Medical Colleges

Application and Selection Process:

  • Registration - Girl students, belonging to the Eligible states and the eligible categories, who have completed their Class 12 from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya and have cleared the JEE Mains / JEE Advanced and NEET examination are invited to submit their applications, which typically include personal information, academic records and other required documents. Please read the Application Guide before you start the application.

  • Screening of ApplicationsAll Applications are reviewed and screened as per the eligibility criteria. Incomplete and irrelevant applications are disqualified. Applicants are therefore asked to submit factual information and adhere to the guidelines. 

  • Shortlisting of ApplicationsBased on the initial evaluation and screening of the applications, applicants are shortlisted and would be notified through email regarding the further processes. The number of shortlisted candidates depends on the available number of scholarships and on first come first serve basis. Applicants are required to check their emails regularly to get the updates.

  • InterviewShortlisted applicants are invited for an interview through video conferencing. This is one of the crucial stages of the selection process and applicants are required to be available on WhatsApp / Phone at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start of the interview. 

  • Final Evaluation and Selection - Following the interviews, the selection panel conducts a final evaluation of all the shortlisted candidates which involves document verification and background checks. Based on this evaluation, the final recipients of the scholarships are selected.

  • Announcement of ResultOnce the selection process is completed, all candidates are notified of the outcome. Successful recipients are informed that they have been awarded the scholarship, while unsuccessful candidates are notified that they have not been selected.

  • Award of ScholarshipThe TATA AIG-Avanti Fellows Scholarship award certificate is provided to the scholars, and the scholars will receive the financial aid and a laptop or tablet as a one-time gift. 

  1. Who can apply for the TATA AIG-Avanti Fellows Scholarship?

Girl students belonging to the Eligible States, who have completed their Class 12 from a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), Kendriya Vidyalaya or State Government School and have cleared the JEE (Mains/Advanced) or NEET examination and have secured (or are likely to secure admission) in any of the top 200 Engineering colleges (as listed in the NIRF Ranking) / any Government Medical College.

  1. What documents are required to apply for this scholarship?

  • Class 10 Marksheet

  • Class 12 Marksheet

  • Entrance Exam Scorecard (JEE or NEET)

  • Seat Allocation Letter

  • Income Certificate

  • Community Certificate (Caste Certificate) or EWS Certificate

  • PwD Certificate (Only for PwD Applicants)

  • Bank Passbook

  1. Are there any restrictions on how the scholarship funds can be used?

            Yes, the scholarship funds can only be used for Academic related expenses including tuition fees, hostel fees, mess fees, book expenses, and other study-associated expenses.

  1. Can students who still need to enroll in a college apply for this scholarship?

Yes, students who are not enrolled in a college can apply for this scholarship. The selection of such applicants is conditional, they have to secure admission in any of the premier institutes to be eligible for receiving the benefits of the scholarship.

  1. Can students who are in the 2nd year of their undergraduate courses apply for this scholarship?

        No, only 1st year students are eligible for the scholarship.

6. My college is not listed in the NIRF ranking for Engineering colleges. Am I eligible to apply?

        No, the students who have secured admission in any of the top 200 Engineering colleges are eligible to apply for the scholarship. 

Please click here to check the list of Engineering colleges eligible for the scholarship.