Regarding Scholarships at BITS Pilani

Just to let aspirants know about the same. While this will be again told to you at your campus orientation, the details for the same can be found below –

BITS offers two types of scholarships – which can be availed ONLY IF YOU ARE NOT BENEFITTING FROM ANY OTHER SCHOLARSHIP LIKE NTSE/KVPY, etc. –

Merit Scholarship – Here, the top 1% students of a batch get 80% of their tuition fee waived (Irrespective of income level)

The next 2% of students get 40% waived off their tuition fee

MCN (Merit Cum Needs) Scholarship – Here, if the total annual income of BOTH YOUR PARENTS IS LESS THAN INR 8 LAKH (and your CGPA is above 6), you can apply for the same – after which top 3% in this category get 80% waived, next 6% get 40% waived and subsequent 12% get 25% waived.

In all cases, the tuition fee is a certain percentage of the total semester fees. E.g., If the tuition fee is 1 lakh and semester fee is 1.3 lakh (the remaining being your hostel + mess charges), you’re awarded scholarship only on the 1 lakh, and you pay the rest 30,000 as it is.

To apply for MCN, you’ll have to keep a set of documents ready when you visit college, the complete list for which has been provided in the following link –


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