SIB Scholarship scheme-2017


The South Indian Bank Ltd. under Corporate Social Responsibility invites application for scholarship from meritorious Undergraduate students belonging to economically backward families of Kerala


PLEASE READ THIS NOTIFICATION CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING.

Candidates are requested to apply ON-LINE through Bank’s website ‘www.southindianbank.com’. No other means/modes of applications will be accepted. Before registration, candidates are requested to ensure that they have a valid email id .

All future communications in this regard will be notified to this E-mail id.

Candidates are advised to use Internet Explorer 7 & higher or Mozilla Firefox browsers for the registration of applications.


a) IMPORTANT DATES:
Online registration – opens on 31/08/2017
Online registration – closes on 15/11/2017
b) Number of students to receive scholarship from each district in Kerala: 5

c) ELIGIBILITY:
Minimum Educational Qualification The candidate should have passed 12th Standard from any Govt. Higher Secondary School in Kerala with total mark not less than 85% in academic year 2015-2016 or 2016-2017. (Students who have completed 12th Standard from Govt. aided schools or other recognised schools will NOT be considered)
Family income Annual family income of all members should not exceed Rs. 100,000/-(Rupees One Lakh only)
Under graduate courses eligible for scholarship B.Tech, MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BVMS, B.Pharm, B.Sc (Nursing), B.Sc(Agri), LLB and other 3 & 4 year full time under graduate courses. Students who got enrolled for the above mentioned courses during the year 2017-18 in Govt./Aided colleges in the state of Kerala are eligible. Students who are admitted to self financing colleges in Govt. quota during 2017 -18 and paying the same Govt. fees are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.
e) SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT :

The Bank will pay/reimburse 100% of the tuition fees as per the fee structure to the selected students for seats allotted in the Government quota in Government and Aided colleges. An additional monthly allowance of Rs.4000/- towards hostel/subsistence cost will also be paid to the hostel authorities / SB account of the selected student for the entire duration of the regular course.

f) APPLICATION FEE: NIL

Candidates meeting the stipulated norms only need to apply for the scholarship.
g) HOW TO APPLY
  1. Ensure that the applicant fulfills all the eligibility criteria.
  2. Candidates can apply online through Bank’s website www.southindianbank.com from 31.08.2017 to 15.11.2017.
    • The applicants are requested to ensure that the information filled in the Online-Application Form is correct before submitting the same.
    • There will not be any provision to modify the submitted online application. Candidates are requested to take utmost care while filling up the application.
    • Candidates making multiple registrations will be disqualified
    • Candidates will have to enter their basic details and upload their photograph, 12th Standard mark list, Certificate in prescribed format signed by head of institution where currently studying and family income certificate issued by Village Officer . Candidates belonging to BPL families should upload BPL certificate issued by secretary of local body.
    • If any of the parent has expired, corresponding death certificate to be uploaded.
    • If any of the parent is differently abled, corresponding certificate to be uploaded.

Guidelines for Uploading Photograph andcertificates.

Photograph :
- Recent passport size colour photograph.
- Background , preferably white.
- Casual photographs wearing caps/hats/dark glasses not acceptable.
- Resolution: 140 pixels (height) x 110 pixels (width).
- Size of the scanned image - not more than 50kb.

Certificates :
Uploaded certificates should be legible.
Size of each scanned certificate - not more than 300kb.
Scanned Image of certificate should be in pdf format only


Kindly retain a copy of the application for future reference.

Please note that physical copy of the Application need not be submitted.

j) GENERAL CONDITIONS:
  1. Before filling in the online application form, the candidate must ensure that he/she fulfills all the eligibility criteria with respect to educational qualifications, mark, income, course etc
  2. Candidates will have to appear at a location and time specified by the bank for verification of identity and documents.
  3. Mere eligibility will not vest any right on the candidate for being selected for the scholarship. In matters regarding eligibility and selection, Bank’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entertained.


Application not fulfilling any of the above will be rejected. If the information furnished by the candidate is found to be false at later date, the selection for scholarship shall be liable for withdrawal.
NOTE:

THE ACCESS TO THE BANK’S WEBSITE COULD BE DELAYED TOWARDS THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITTING THE ONLINE REGISTRATION DUE TO HEAVY INTERNET TRAFFIC. HENCE THE CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO AVOID LAST MINUTE RUSH AND MAKE USE OF THE TIME SPAN AVAILABLE FOR SUBMITTING THE APPLICATONS ONLINE. THE BANK DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CANDIDATE NOT BEING ABLE TO SUBMIT HIS/HER APPLICATION DUE TO NON-AVAILIBILITY OF INTERNET OR ANY OTHER REASON BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE BANK.

For queries please contact:

Our CSR Cell: 0487-2420020 (305).