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Dhurjoti Banerjee Merit Academic Scholarship 2018 [An Initiative of GMIT]

D.B. Merit Academic scholarship test , a thorough initiative of GMIT, aided by Bright Foundation ,an NGO and Humanitarian Trust, will be conducted on 21st January, 2018. Since 3 years we have been conducting this as BRIGHT scholarship exam but this year we named it as Dhurjoti Banerjee Merit Academic Scholarship in the memory of Shri Dhurjoti Banerjee, one of the founders of BRIGHT. Dhurjoti Banerjee, also a founder of GMIT, Baruipur (S 24 Parganas) and MIT, Bishnupur (Bankura) himself hailed from a very needy family and despite struggle, successfully he completed his BE degree in Metallurgy from Shibpur Engineering college (IIEST) and M.Tech from Kharagpur IIT. Since the inception of BRIGHT organization, he undertook charitable and philanthropic initiatives for the eligible, potential and economically backward students through the BRIGHT Scholarship Program with the ulterior objective of providing higher education, specially those who have an aspiration to take up engineering as their career. He has always been a paragon of virtue and his works as an inspiration for us. Therefore, paying tribute to his endeavors & implementing his measures to provide higher education to the have-nots, from this academic year GMIT will confer this BRIGHT Scholarship with the name of Dhurjoti Banerjee Merit Academic Scholarship.

We will be organising the scholarship exam in about 10 centres across West Bengal in the districts of South 24Parganas , Bankura, East & West Midnapore, Kolkata and Howrah & GMIT being one of the prestigeous and prime centres of this scholarship exam. About more than 4000 students is expected to sit for the exam ,which is going to be a dipstick for them to understand their preparation level and help assess the gap to crack WBJEE/IIT.

DB Scholarship Merit Academic Scholarship 2018 Details.

  1. Exam Date : 21.01.2018,Sunday
  2. Exam Duration : 2 hours
  3. Exam Time : 11:30-01:30pm
  4. Venue : To be mentioned in Admit Card
  5. Exam Pattern : Joint Entrance Examination
  6. Exam Type : M.C.Q
  7. Total No.& Marks of Questions : 100
  8. Maths : 40,Physics : 30 & Chemistry : 30
  9. Scholarship Amount : Rs.30000/- to Rs.3,32,000/-


Why this Scholarship Exam?

  1. Assess your preparation for WBJEE/AIEEE/IIT 2018
  2. Assess your depth of knowledge in each subjects
  3. Determine the stream of engg. which is most sought after today.
  4. Chance to study engg through this scholarship aid.
  5. Free Career Counselling and self assessment.

Eligibility to sit for scholarship Exam.

  1. Must score 70% and above in Madhyamik or other exams of similar profile.
  2. Students should be from science background with (PCM) as subject combination.
  3. Students must have an aspiration to study engineering in future.

Terms and Conditions

A student must score 60% and above to get the scholarship amount.

We will select 110 top students across West Bengal on the basis of the evaluation of their marks.

First 3 candidates will get the scholarship amount, subject to utilizing the fund for taking up B-Tech in GMIT.

Prize Money

  1. 1st prize scholarship amount : Rs.3.32 lakhs
  2. 2nd prize scholarship amount : Rs.1.66 lakhs
  3. 3rd prize scholarship amount : Rs.83,000
  4. Rest 107students will get the scholarship ranging from 30,000 to 60,000 per student for the further utilization of B-Tech career in GMIT.

Exam Partner

Our Exam Partner is PACE. Visit PACE website

Glimpses of Exam Centres with pictures -2018

  1. 1) GMIT ( S 24 P) – 192 appeared
  2. 2) Kolkata – 66 appeared
  3. 3) Garbeta (PAS MED)- 55 appeared
  4. 4) Bankura- 407 appeared
  5. 5) Nandakumar (PUR MED)- 166 appeared
  6. 6) Keranitola (PAS MED)- 371 appeared
  7. 7) Balaipanda (PUR MED)- 190 appeared
  8. 8) Medinipur Town (PAS MED)- 166 appeared
  9. 9) Kakdwip ( S 24 P) – 325 appeared
  10. 10) Haldia – 204 appeared

Answer scripts showing schedules

  1. 1. GMIT Centre-2/2/18 & 25/2/18
  2. 2. Kolkata Centre-2/2/18 & 25/2/18
  3. 3. South 24 Pargana centre-7/2/18 & 8/2/18
  4. 4. Bankura-11/2/18 & 12/2/18
  5. 5. Purba Midnapore (3 centres)-14/2/18 & 15/2/18
  6. 6. Paschim Midnapore(3Centres)-22/2/18 & 23/2/18

Venue and Timings to be declared through SMS.

Notice Regarding DB Scholarship Test 2018 Merit List & Answer Scripts will be available in the website soon.