Award of Scholarship to the meritorious wards of DoT employees

Award of Scholarship to the meritorious wards of DoT employees for the Academic Year 2016-17

No. 05-03/2018-WL/G-II
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Telecommunications
Sanchar Bhavan, 20, Ashoka Road, New Delhi-110001
(Welfare/G-II Section)

Date 2nd February, 2018

Subject: Award of Scholarship to the meritorious wards of DoT employees for the Academic Year 2016-17.

Applications are invited from the employees of DoT for award of Departmental Scholarship to their wards undergoing the following courses of study:


Name of the Course - Rate of Scholarship - Basic Pay limit
  • Technical Degree Courses- B.E./B.Tech./Professional MBBS & other Medical Courses in month Govt. recognized Colleges/ Institutions -Rs. 800/- per Months - No limit
  • Technical Diploma Courses in Engg./ Arch. etc. - Rs. 500 /- per Months - Do-
  • Non-Technical Courses- B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.A. etc. Rs. 500/- per Months - Do-
  • All ITI Courses in ITI Institutes Rs. 250 / - per Months - Do-
The rate of Scholarship for each course and the basic pay limit up to which the employees can apply, are shown in the above statement.

2. Eligibility conditions for award of scholarship are given below:
  • i) The student must have secured a minimum of 70% marks in the annual examination in the class from which admission to the above course was obtained. Students studying in the first year of the courses may submit their applications for award of Scholarship in Proforma-I.
  • ii) For renewal of Scholarship the ward must secure minimum 65% of marks in the previous year armual examination. If a ward fails in any subject / paper, the scholarship may be renewed provided that he / she secures an aggregate of 65% marks in all the subjects including the subject in which the ward has not got the qualifying marks. For renewal of scholarship to the second or subsequent year of the course, the application may be submitted in Proforma-II.
  • iii) A relaxation of 10% in the minimum marks is admissible to students belonging to SC / ST/ CBC and girl students against prescribed percentage for initial grant as well as for renewal. Both the relaxation cannot be combined.
  • iv) An employee can apply for scholarship for first two dependant children including twins and should be an employee of DoT in the academic year 2016- 2017. This may be duly verified / endorsed by the applicant through their respective administration. (As per proforma enclosed).
  • v) No Scholarship is admissible for the last year of the programme / course. Scholarship for 2nd last year of the programme / course is payable for 10 months only. The student will have to take admission in the graduation course to take the benefit for his class 12th performance. Pass out graduates and students of post graduation courses are not eligible for the scheme.
3. Employees claiming relaxation under SC/ST/OBC should also submit the relevant caste certificate issued either by their respective cadre controlling authority or other competent authority as defined for the purpose.

4. In case the spouse of the applicant is employed in any DoT office, a certificate from the employer stating that he / she has not claimed any Scholarship Award for the Academic Year 2016-17 in respect of the children from that office is required to be attached with application.

5. As the Scholarship is granted on the basis of the percentage of marks secured in qualifying examination, candidates who have been awarded results in formats other than percentage format, are requested to furnish relevant documents specifying the criteria formula for conversion of their result into percentage format.

6. It is mandatory for applicants to furnish their Bank Details (Mandate Form enclosed) for making payments through ECS.

7. The applications in the prescribed proforma (copy enclosed) from the eligible officers/officials for grant of scholarship / renewal of scholarship along with certificate of the Head of Institution and duly attested marks sheet of last annual examination may be sent to the Section Officer (Welfare /G-II Section), Mezz floor, Department of Telecommunications, Sanchar Bhavan, 20, Ashoka Road, New Delhi -110001 positively by 15/04/2018. The applications, which are incomplete in any respect or received after the last date, will not be entertained. Forms are also available at For any clarification regarding Scholarship scheme, Welfare/G-II Section (Tele. No.011-23036464 / 6897) may be contacted.

Encl : As above. (Mdlfim)
Nithali Ram
Welfare Officer
Under Secretary (T)
Tel. No. 2303-6300

1. Chairman, TSWB, DoT.
2. All Officers / Sections of DoT HQ, New Delhi.
3. ADC (Admn) TEC Khursheed Lal Bhavan, Janpath, New Delhi.
4. All DoT/VTM Cell, in Telecom Circles.
5. All Wireless Monitoring Organization, DoT.
6. Notice Boards in Sanchar Bhavan/ Dak Bhavan.