Saint Francis De-Sale College (Affiliated to University of Bangalore), India and theMeenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore (Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgium,) is making available 64 scholarships worth$63,000 for 64 Nigerians, who wish to be admitted to any of the approved undergraduate courses in the school by August, 2012. A total of 64 Nigerian undergraduate students who successfully emerge winners of the scholarships will join the 2010/2011 batch of Nigerians who won the scholarship in the previous academic year in India this August.

The Oredian Education Resources Limited (OERL) Study in India Scholarship 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 (The West -Lagos, North -Abuja, and East -Port Harcourt).

2012 Winners of this scholarship will take their courses in either Saint Francis De-Sale College (Affiliated to University of Bangalore), India and the Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore (Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum,) India depending on the course of study chosen.

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
Computer Science, Mathematics & Electronics
Electronics and Communication Enginering
Computer Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Civil Engineering
Aeronautical Engineering
Target Country: Nigerians
Number of Scholarships: 64

The scholarship is worth $63,000 dollars for tuition fee only is distributed to 64 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:
1. Full scholarship: this covers the tuition fees of the 3 or 4 years degree programme.
2. 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
3. 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.

To qualify for the scholarship test, applicants must satisfy the follow eligibility criteria:
1. Applicant must have 5 credits in relevant subjects in WAEC, NECO or NABTEB ( Engineering students must have at least C4 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).
2. Must be within 17-24 years of age
3. Must be ready to undertake any of the above course fields in the sponsoring institution
4. Should be ready to represent Nigeria in India by being a good student
5. A Nigerian undergraduate who is interested can also apply
Method of selection: Strictly on academic performance, to be determined by the scholarship test result organized by NABTEB .
Deadline: Payment of processing/examination fees must be made not later than by July 24th, 2012.

To apply for this scholarship, interested candidates are required to follow the simple few 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 N3,350. Bank accounts, procedures for payment, and other information will be sent to the mobile phones provided upon submission of application.

1. Application is done online and is open between July 9th to July 25th, 2012.
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 or Port Harcourt).
4. Examination center address will be communicated to applicants via mobile phone numbers and or email provided.

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.

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 intothree categories as follows:
i. Science Subjects (For Engineering, Natural/Applied Sciences ):
* Mathematics
* Physics
* Chemistry
* Biology
*Use of English and Current Affairs
*5 question relating to India
ii. Art Subjects (For Arts and Humanities Courses Applicants):
* Government
* Literature in English
* Economics
*Use of English and Current Affairs
*5 question relating to India
iii. Social Sciences (For Business Management/Accounting and Finance Applicants):
* Economics
* Commerce
* Mathematics
* Accounts
*Use of English and Current Affairs
*5 question relating to India

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  1. Avatar ENOGIERU NK says

    i went to the source of the information but the time of application has expired. Please do u have to say about that. Thank you

  2. the date and the one of oerl do not tarry. U

  3. Avatar Abdulmajeed says

    These is my nabteb result..
    comp craft=c5
    basic elect=c6
    nd in neco
    can i apply 4 d scholarship

  4. pls whats keeping the successful students from being identified.. We were told it was two days after the exam. Pls notify me

  5. keep me inform for the next scholarship

  6. inform me for the next scholarship

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