OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
The office is set up to recognise meritorious students in academics and co-curricular activities by means of awards and scholarships during the course of their academic pursuits in Darjeeling Universal Campus. The office will also support deserving students who may have to opt out of pursuing higher education due to economic reasons.
The office offers the following categories of scholarships.
The merit scholarship is initiated for meritorious students based on their performance at the pre-entry level and subsequent performance in various tests and examinations.
The student will be awarded a merit scholarship in September each year. In the first year, the scholarship will be decided on the merit of the pre-entry marks, mid-semester test and attendance in regular classes. Merit scholarships for the consecutive years will be decided based on his/her performance in one end-semester and two mid-semester examinations of each year.
The scholarship will consist of a percentage refund of fees. Each combination will be considered for two merit scholarships. Combinations with more than one section will be considered proportionately.
The fee refund / reduction will be considered as follows
- Students securing 85% and above in class XII -25% Scholarship.
- Students securing 70 – 84% and above in class XII -10% Scholarship.
Scholarship for Financial Assistance:
Students choosing to avail of this scholarship must apply to the Office of Awards and Scholarships with supporting documents.
Students seeking this scholarship at the time of admission are expected to fill up a separate application for scholarship available along with their main application form and submit to the Office of Scholarships for perusal.
The scholarship committee will then interview them on the allotted dates, and their concessions will be decided prior to the payment of their fees. The percentage of concession for different categories is recommended as follows: