Medhaavi Engineering Scholarship Program 2023-24 by BPCL for students of NIT

Would you like to be enrolled in an engineering program at any of the NITs in India? Are you in need of financial assistance to pursue the same at the NIT enriching your higher education? Then you will be offered support by the Medhaavi Engineering Scholarship Program 2023-24 initiated by BPCL exclusively for students of any of the specified 20 NITs. This write-up provides key features, eligibility, required documents, scholarship amount, and application procedure for the scholarship program.

As a CSR initiative, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has launched the Medhaavi Engineering Scholarship Program 2023-24 to offer financial support to unprivileged candidates selected for any of the National Institute of Technologies across the country. Around 20 NITs have been specified through which the applicant pursues his B. Tech degree and is financially deprived. Aiming to provide funds to continue the UG program in engineering/technology to be enriched themselves in the field, the BPCL has offered the scholarship program with a single payment of INR 50,000 for the year 2023-24 for the NIT candidates. However, it is mentioned that scholarships for the subsequent years will depend upon the BPCL policies and its fund availability.

Overview of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

Being the second-largest public sector undertaking in oil production and refinery, the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has been under the realm of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, GOI. Previously, it was known as Bharat Refineries Limited. At the outset of acquiring the largest refinery/marketing establishment called Burmah Shell Oil Storage Company in 1976, it was renamed BPCL. Currently, it claims to be one of the world's largest public sector enterprises as per the 2020 Fortune ranking list. The three refineries placed in Bina in Sagar district in the State of MP, Kochi in Kerala, and Mumbai in Maharashtra have been under the operations of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.

With a vision of corporate social responsibility, BPCL has its own values and visions for society's enrichment. As a part of this vision, it has been aiming to provide support to the deprived sections of the community. According to its policy of corporate social responsibility, this renowned energy enterprise mainly focuses on education, sustainable energy, preserving the environment, community development, and health/sanitation issues. As such, Medhaavi Engineering Scholarship Program has been initiated to support higher education in technology/engineering for unprivileged deserving students.

Key Features of the Medhaavi Engineering Scholarship Program

  • An initiative under the scheme of CSR by the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Deputation by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and the hosting portal being the National Information Centre
  • Applicable to Indian nationals/students of NIT
  • Focus on financial assistance to pursue technical higher education
  • Welfare scheme for underprivileged meritorious category (priority to SC/ST/OBC/Women applicants)
  • Eligibility of minimum cut-off marks of 55% in class 12, parents' annual income limit of INR 8 lakhs, applicants should not be children of BPCL/Buddy4study employees, and not receiving any other scholarship
  • Single fixed scholarship amount of INR 50,000 by direct transfer to the eligible candidate
  • Scholarships will be renewed with good academic scores depending upon the availability of corporate funds
  • Online mode of application and last date to submit the application form is June 7, 2023, on the official application website is

List of NITs enrolled in the Scholarship Program

Applicants must be in pursuit of engineering/technology in the following NITs:
  • NIT Warangal
  • NIT Trichy
  • NIT Calicut
  • NIT Kurukshetra
  • NIT Surathkal
  • NIT Jalandhar
  • NIT Patna
  • NIT Goa
  • NIT Jamshedpur
  • NIT Raipur
  • NIT Rourkela
  • NIT Durgapur
  • NIT Silchar
  • NIT Meghalaya
  • NIT Agartala
  • MNIT Jaipur (Malaviya National Institute of Technology)
  • SVNIT Surat (Sardar Vallabhbai National Institute of Technology)
  • VNIT Nagpur (Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology)
  • MNNIT Allahabad (Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology)
  • MANIT Bhopal (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology)

How to apply for the scholarship program?

  • The applicant is required to register at the portal buddy4study (website assigned to register) with the mobile number/e-mail/Gmail ID
  • The candidate then will be redirected to the page entitled "Medhaavi Engineering Scholarship Program 2023-24 application form"
  • After entering the page, he/she is to proceed to fill in the details on the application form as mentioned in the form and upload the required documents
  • Accepting the terms and conditions, the preview will be shown on the screen
  • Prior to clicking the submit button to finish the application process the applicant should verify that the details filled in are appropriate

Documents required

  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Mark sheets of the previous years
  • ID proof (Aadhar card)
  • Caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC)
  • Annual Income certificate or family income proof (for parents)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Details of bank account
  • Passport size photograph (latest)

Contact Information

Phone: 011 430 92248 (Extension-321) (Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm)
Application Portal:
BPCL website:


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