Chanakya Scholarships

Chanakya Scholarships

Making higher education accessible to needy/deserving students, promoting educational equity.

Chanakya University, through its Chanakya Scholarships initiative, enables students to pursue undergraduate programs under a fully funded model. This means-cum merit program is aimed at supporting and encouraging meritorious students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue world-class education at the University and thereby take up the right career paths for life.

Chanakya University is also committed to offering free education for 10% of its total students in any given academic year.

Check out below the guidelines to avail Chanakya Scholarships (100% scholarships):

Eligibility criteria

  1. Consistency in academic performances: 85% or above in the qualifying examination (10th and 12th or equivalent examinations)
  2. Annual family income less than INR 8 lakhs

Benefits for students:

  1. Tuition fees/Program fees
  2. Hostel accommodation
  3. Food expenses
  4. Library fees
  5. Laboratory fees

This scholarship amount excludes:

  1. Security /caution deposit,if any
  2. Travel expenses 
  3. Study tours
  4. Additional courses that students may opt for.

Application Process

Application Process:

  1. Applying for scholarships
  2. Completion of the application form
  3. Taking up the  Chanakya University Scholarship Entrance Test (CSET)
  4. Telephonic interview.
  5. Online interview for shortlisted students
  6. Personal interview
  7. House visit for verification
  8. Announcement of final list on the Chanakya University website
  9. Issuance of “Letter of Offer” of scholarship by the Office of the Registrar to eligible students

Chanakya Scholarships will be awarded based on:

  • SSLC/10th Score
  • PUC/12th Score
  • CSET Score
  • Personal Interview Score

Duration & Renewal of the Award of Scholarship

  • The “Chanakya Scholarship” will be tenable for one academic year.
  • The “Chanakya Scholarship “shall be reviewed by the scholarship renewal committee and decision of the committee shall stand final.
  • The process of review shall be conducted between the period of completion of academic year and commencement of next academic year. A separate notification shall be issued in this regard by the university. 

Disbursement of scholarships based on below family Income range.  

  • Less than INR 3 lakhs
  • INR 3 – 4 lakhs
  • INR 4 – 6 lakhs
  • INR 6 – 8 lakhs


  • The students after registering will be given a “unique identity number” which should be used for any further correspondence for Chanakya Scholarships. 
  • The Scholarship committee reserves the right to take a final decision.
  • All eligible candidates are requested to go through the announcement on the university website: and shall complete the application procedure.

For more information contact:

Ms. Srilekha P
+91 99012 92494

Click on the below links to read the Scholarship notification in: