OP Jindal Group is once again announcing the OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarship (OPJEMS) for the Year 2010. The scholarships are aimed at encouraging and promoting academic and leadership excellence and would be awarded to meritorious students of the leading Engineering and Management institutes in the country.
OP Jindal Group is once again announcing the OP Jindal scholarship services for engineering and management institutes in India for the Year 2010. The scholarships aims to identify meritorious post graduate/graduate students who emulate Shri OP Jindal’s vision and values and have the potential to become leaders in entrepreneurial and innovation excellence.
» The Scholarship
Yearly Scholarship Amount:
INR 1, 25, 000 for a Management student
INR 65, 000 for an Engineering student
» Eligibility Criterion
Students from both the following categories will be considered in the shortlist:
IIM – Ahmedabad , IIM – Bangalore , IIM – Lucknow , IIM – Calcutta , IIM – Indore , MDI – Gurgaon , FMS – Delhi , XLRI – Jamshedpur
SPJIMR – Mumbai
All the students who are nominated based on the eligibility criteria will be required to undertake an online test where
Section 1(a): will be a behavioral test with 60-70 multiple choice questions that aim to assess leadership behaviors
Section 1(b): will be an application blank containing approx 6 open ended questions aiming to seek data on personality factors Scores on section 1(a) will be used to “shortlist” or “reject” students for the interview stage. Section 1(b) will be used as “probe” for the interview process. There will be no elimination basis the responses given in section 1(b). For students’ short listed based on section 1(a), section 1(b) will be printed and shared with the OPJEMS interviewers.
The online test will be held at respective campuses by our invigilators. In order to ensure smooth implementation, the students will be given an option to take this test in paper-pencil format ( in case the institute/student faces server or other IT issues that hamper the effective functioning of the online platform)
Date for the test:
September 12th, 2010
Duration: Section 1: 30 minutes
Section 1(a): 30 – 40 minutes
Section 1(b): 30 minutes
The top 2 students (based on stage 1(a)) of each academic year of each institution would be short listed for the next stage.
- In case a student is unable to take the test, due to medical / any other exigency, she/he would not be eligible to move to the next stage.
- Online technical support would be provided during the course of the online test.
STAGE 2: PERSONAL INTERVIEW
Interviews would be conducted through web/video conferencing. The interviews will be taken via web conferencing (or telephonically, where web conferencing is unavailable).
The final selection for OPJEMS scholars will be done by giving 50:50 weightage to interview +application blank (i.e. performance on the personality factors) and the online test section 1(a)( i.e. performance on the leadership behaviors)
Dates for interview:
September 24th 2010 to September 30th 2010
Date for announcement of results
To be announced by the end of October 4th 2010
The time/date allotted for interview would be final. Any request for a change would not be entertained.
IIT – Kanpur , IIT – Kharagpur , IIT – Mumbai , IIT – Chennai , IIT – Delhi, IIT – Roorkee , IIT – Guwahati , IT BHU – Varanasi , NIT – Trichy , NIT – Suratkal , NIT – Allahabad , NIT – Warangal , MNIT – Jaipur , NIT – Nagpur , NIT – Raipur , NIT – Kurukshetra , NIT – Rourkela , NIT – Durgapur , NIT – Jamshedpur , OPJIT – Raigarh , SVNIT – Surat, BITS – Pilani
» Award of Scholarship