December 3, 2012

OERL Study In India Scholarships for Nigerian Undergraduate Students

OERL Study In India Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Participating Institutions
Country to Study in: India

Scholarship Description
The Oredian Education Resources Limited (OERL) Study in India Scholarship for Nigerian students is fully approved by the authority of the participating Indian Institutions.

The scholarship examination is overseen and will be conducted by the NABTEB Integrated Services Limited, a consultancy arm of National Business & Technical Examination Board (NABTEB) in three zones of Nigeria (Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Awka).

To qualify for the scholarship test, applicants must satisfy the follow eligibility criteria:
  • Applicant must have 5 credits in relevant subjects in WAEC, NECO or NABTEB (Engineering students must have at least a Credit in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).
  • Must be within 17-24 years of age
  • Must be ready to undertake any of the above course fields in the sponsoring institution
  • Should be ready to represent Nigeria in India by being a good student
  • Any Nigerian Aspirant or Current Student can also apply
Method of selection:
Strictly on academic performance, to be determined by the scholarship test result organized by NABTEB.
Candidates who successfully apply for this 2013 scholarship will be provided with FREE 2012 Scholarship Past Questions to prepare for the Exam.

Eligible groups
Targeted at Nigerian students

Participating Institutions
OERL Nigeria has successfully collaborated with the below-listed institutions in India to offer scholarship positions to Nigerians, who would like to study in India:
  • Saint Francis De-Sale College India (Affiliated to University of Bangalore)
  • Saint Claret College, India (Affiliated to Bangalore University)
  • India and the Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore (Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgium)
Fields of study
Only students who fall into, or are ready to take courses in the following programme areas listed below are welcome to apply. See list of approved courses below:
  • Sociology, Economics & Psychology
  • Journalism, Psychology & English
  • Business Management
  • Computer Application
  • Accounting
  • Computer Science, Mathematics & Electronics
  • Electronics and Communication Enginering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Aeronautical Engineering
Number of awards
A total of 150 Scholarship slots (50 from each insitution) are now available and successful students will be leaving Nigeria to India by May 2013.

Sponsorship duration
Please see 'Scholarship benefits' below

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship, which is worth over $100,000 dollars for tuition fee only, is distributed to beneficiaries and split over three/four academic sessions of their study in the above named institutions. Scholarships to be awarded cover tuition fees only and are of three categories as follows:
  • Full scholarship: this covers the tuition fees of the 3 or 4 years degree programme.
  • Three/Two years scholarship: this covers the tuition fee for two years of a 3 years degree course of study or 3 years of 4 year degree programme
  • One year scholarship: this covers only one year tuition fee of a three year or 4 year academic programme.
Successful students will take care of their flight to India and living expenses in India for the period of the programme.

Method of Application
To apply for this scholarship, interested candidates are required to follow these simple steps:
Interested Nigerian students who wish to benefit the opportunity are to pay a one time examination fee (which covers Scholarship application, examination materials, centers, Study in India orientation and seminar) of N5,000 (Five thousand naira only)

Also note that:
  1. Application is only done online and payment is now made only in Myschool's Official Accounts.
  2. Applicants are required to supply the true and nothing but the true information about them in the application form.
  3. Applicants must indicate the preferred examination center (Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Awka).
  4. Examination center address will be communicated to applicants via mobile phone numbers and or email provided.
Application Confirmation Slip:
Applicants will be enabled access to print the scholarship test application confirmation slip upon payment of the application fee above. The Slip will contain the Examination center as scheduled by NABTEB, the list of subjects for the test, and other relevant information about the applicant.

Conduct of the Scholarship Qualification Test:
The mode and method of the test are to be determined by the National Business & Technical Examination Board (NABTEB). Tests subjects are to be classified into three categories as follows:
  1. Science Subjects (For Engineering, Natural/Applied Sciences ):
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Use of English and Current Affairs
    10 questions relating to India
  2. Art Subjects (For Arts and Humanities Courses Applicants):
    • Government
    • Literature in English
    • CRK
    • Economics
    • Use of English and Current Affairs
    10 questions relating to India
  3. Social Sciences (For Business Management/Accounting and Finance Applicants):
    • Economics
    • Commerce
    • Mathematics
    • Accounts
    • Use of English and Current Affairs
    10 questions relating to India
Programme Timetable:
  • 31st DECEMBER - Application Deadline
  • JANUARY - Application Compilation and Processing
  • FEBRUARY - Examination
  • MARCH - APRIL - Student Documentation, VISA and Admission Processing
  • MAY - Student departs Nigeria to India
Specific exam date and venue will be sent to all applicants via SMS and Email no later than 1 week before the actual day.

You may contact Oredian Education Resources Limited (OERL)

Application Deadline: 31 December, 2012
Open to International students: No(ONLY Nigerians)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: Scholarships in India for International Students

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