2019 L&T Build-India scholarship-cum-recruitment applications for Engineering freshers

Looking for postgraduate scholarships for Civil and Electrical Engineering fresh graduates? This article provides complete information on L&T Build India Scholarship 2019, including the scholarship amount, stipend offered, the eligibility criteria and the application process.

Like in previous years, L&T Construction is offering meritorious fresh Engineering graduates of 2019 the opportunity to pursue their higher academic studies at the postgraduate level and take their first career steps as Project Managers in the construction sector through a scholarship scheme called Build-India Scholarship (BIS). The scholarship is for those graduating next year in the fields of Civil and Electrical Engineering to pursue an M.Tech. Degree in Construction Technology & Management. Subsequently, they get an employment opportunity as Project Managers in the company. L&T Construction is one of the business ventures of the Larsen & Toubro group. L&T Construction undertakes civil and industrial infrastructure projects as well as those involving power and water infrastructure work.

About L&T 2019 BIS

Those interested in pursuing an M.Tech. in Construction and Management in IIT Madras/ IIT Delhi and NIT Surathkal/NIT Trichy can apply for the Build-India Scholarship (BIS). They should also be keen on developing their career with the company in the initial role of project managers.

The sponsored course is of 24 months duration, with the course fee borne entirely by the company. You will receive a fixed monthly stipend of Rs.13,400/- along with the sponsorship and tuition fee which is to be paid directly to IIT/NIT. However, the hostel accommodation fee and mess fee has to be borne by you. During the course, you will work on actual projects at L&T project sites to get hands-on knowledge and training. Throughout the program, you will receive guidance from alumni of the scholarship scheme.

The selection process

The selection will be done via an online written test. This test will combine subject knowledge questions and aptitude questions. The test will be followed by a personal interview conducted by a select panel from IIT and L&T. The final selection would be done based on medical fitness, the candidate requiring to fulfil certain physical standards as well as health & fitness standards. Note that prior to joining the course, you will be expected to execute an undertaking to complete the course and subsequently, if selected for employment, to serve the company for a certain number of years in the permanent cadre in accordance with the terms & conditions of the company.

Eligibility criteria

You must be in the final year B.E / B.Tech degree program, expecting to graduate in May/June 2019 from core Civil Engineering and core Electrical Engineering from a recognized university/institute. You must have a consistently good academic record with a minimum score of 60% throughout, including in the graduate exam.

Note: Those in Mechanical Engineering stream should not apply and those who graduated in May / June 2018 or prior to that are not eligible to apply.

How to apply for 2019 L&T BIS

Applications must be made online only at the L&T Construnction careers section, where the link to the Build India Scholarship is provided. It is advisable to keep a printout of the application for your future reference.


  1. Registration last date: 31st December 2018.
  2. Download of Hall Ticket for the Test: 1st February 2019 (tentative date) .
  3. Date of online written test: 24th February 2019.
  4. Schedule of interviews: Last week of March 2019 (tentative) .
  5. Final result: First week of May 2019.
  6. Issuance of sponsorship letters: First week of June 2019 (tentative) .

Contact information

Send queries via email at: BIS@LNTECC.COM or Call at: 044-2252 6347.
Address (L&T Construction Division Headquarters): Mount Poonamallee Road, Manapakkam, P.B.No.979, Chennai-600089.

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Author: Umesh23 Dec 2018 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 1

A very good opportunity for the meritorious students to try and get this coveted scholarship from this flagship company in our country in engineering and construction area.

L & T has emerged as the numero one company in the area of managing big project in the industrial as well as engineering fields and they are having global experience and expertise to carry out any massive project. A career in such a company will open up a glorious path for the selected candidate and they will get a good opportunity to learn the ways of handling big projects in India as well as abroad. There are many international companies of repute who induct the L & T experienced engineers in their rolls at a higher salary to take advantage of their workmanship and know how.

I hope more and more candidates will apply for this scholarship to carve out an ambitious career.

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