Shiv Nadar University: Offers Generous Scholarships for Engineering, Natural Sciences, Humanities & Management Programs
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Scholarships & Aid

Shiv Nadar University, Delhi–NCR strongly believes in nurturing and encouraging the brightest minds to transform their lives and become lifelong learners and leaders. The University is committed to help deserving students and do not want finance to be a hurdle in the educational journey of exceptional students. The University offers Financial Aid and Scholarships to students who are selected through the specified admission criteria(s) in undergraduate programs, covering part or full academic and living expenses.

The amount of Financial Aid and Scholarship depends upon the total number of applications and the decision of the committee will be final and binding.

The details of Financial Aid and Scholarships are given below:

Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid from Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, interested candidates can file the application in the application form.

Once a candidate is selected through the specified admission criteria(s), he/she will be provided a detailed form to fill-in additional details.

Based on the needs of each individual, the financial aid committee of Shiv Nadar University, Delhi–NCR, will make a decision pertaining to the financial aid and inform the respective candidate. The amount of Financial Aid will depend upon the total number of applications and the decision of the committee will be final and binding.

All the applicants are required to submit the following documents at the time of submitting the financial aid form:

  1. Income Tax Returns of all earning members of the family
  2. Address Proof
  3. Bank Account Statement of all members of the family
  4. School Fee Receipt(s) of the applicant for grade XII
  5. School Fee Receipt(s) for the applicant’s sibling
  6. Details of Financial Asset(s) owned by the family
  7. Company’s Income Tax Returns and Bank Statements (in case any earning member of the family owns a Business)

1. Gifted Student Scholarship

The University welcomes outstanding academic rank holders to study at the University under the Gifted Student Scholarship. Recipients of the Scholarship gain direct admission to the program of their choice.


Top 100 rank holders in Grade 12 from the CBSE, ICSE, and Cambridge Board of Education

IB grade points 42 and above

Top 100 rank holders in Grade 12 from other State Education Boards

INSPIRE fellows awarded Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)

JEE (Advanced) top 500 rank holders

Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Fellowship holders (Only for School of Natural Sciences Programs)

2. Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
The University extends its support to financially-constrained students with academic strengths and potential.

Eligibility - Merit

Students with 92% and above score in Grade 12 Board examinations

Eligibility - Means

Family income below INR 12,00,000 a year.

Required Documentation

Details of last school attended with receipts of paid fees (mandatory)

Income Tax Return of the last three years

Bank Account statement of the last one year

BPL Card issued by the Government of India or the State Government

Note: The University considers scores in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics for programs offered by our School of Engineering, and aggregate percentage of all subjects for programs offered by the other Schools.

Rural Scholarship
The University covers the academic and living expenses in full for high-potential students from economically weak backgrounds, whose family income may be below INR 3,00,000 a year. We consider applications from students only from the following schools:

1. Vidyagan
2. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
3. Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya
4. Municipal Schools
5. Schools in Schedule V regions
6. Super 30
7. Art of Living Schools
8. Udayachal School
9. Satya Bharti School
10. Kallam Anji Reddy Vidyalaya
11. Sarswati Vidya Mandir
12. The Suryodaya School
13. Isha Vidhya
14. Vidya School
15. Vidya Vanam School
16. Door Step School
17. Free School India
18. Sri Sathya Sai VidyaKendra
19. Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith

Sports Scholarship

Students with ranking in their sport from 1 to 100 ranks are eligible to apply. Due weightage shall be given to the Certificates of Winners/Participation at International, National, State level tournaments in respective sports/games recognized by National/International sports bodies of respective sports/games.

It is mandatory for the candidates to qualify the PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST and SPORTS SPECIFIC tests (related to the game/sport of the applicant) conducted by Department of Physical Education and Sports to avail sports scholarship.

List of Sports offered for Scholarship are mentioned below:-

Chess, Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Table Tennis

In addition this Team Sports may be considered after the review by sports committee & if the students are representing the country internationally.

*Note: - The amount and number of Scholarships will depend upon the total number of applications and the decision of the committee will be final and binding.

College Board India Scholar:

  1. Must be a resident of India
  2. Family income status < INR 8,00,000 per annum
  3. SAT score equal to or higher than 1300 (out of 1600) that qualifies the test taker as a “Top Performer”
  4. Must have graduated from Class 12 in the year student applies for admission to an Indian Global Alliance member university in India
  5. Must apply to Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR

Financial Aid and Scholarship Retention Criteria:

Students admitted under Financial Aid and various Scholarship categories, have to maintain CGPA 6.5 at the end of every Spring Semester (after consideration of Summer Semester, if any) to retain their scholarships.

Last date to Upload Scholarship documents July 30, 2022