Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta Scholarships
IIM Calcutta Scholarships:
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was built on the principles of providing equal and affordable opportunities in education to each of its students. In order to achieve this, the institution provides a range of scholarships. Some are sponsored by the college, itself while there are others which are sponsored by public or private entities. These scholarships are awarded on a merit-cum-need basis. The institution also provides financial aid to those candidates who need the help provided. These financial aids can either be rebates and discounts of tuition fees or interest waivers on education loans.
IIM Calcutta Public Scholarships
The Government of India provides scholarships to needy individuals such as people with disabilities and those from a Schedule Cast, Schedule Tribe or Other Backward Classes background. The National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation provides a wide range of scholarships and financial aid programmes for people with disabilities. The Government has similar schemes for SC, ST students as well. The DVC Scholarship is a 100% tuition fee waiver awarded to the best SC, ST student. The Concessional Credit System which is the Government’s newest scheme to benefit the OBC population allows these students to avail loans of up to INR 25 lakhs at only 5% to 8% interest rates.
IIM Calcutta Private Scholarships
Organisations such as the OP Jindal Engineering Company, TATA Group of Companies, Aditya Birla Group and Hindustan Unilever Limited provides scholarships to the best academics at IIM-C. Each of these scholarships has different eligibility criteria established by the institute but mostly, any student with a grade point score equal to or more than 7.5 is eligible to apply. Scholarship rebate percentages can range from 20% to 100%.