The Entrance Exam to identify 100 deserving students for
prestigious O.P. Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships (OPJEMS) is
scheduled to be held on 7th September, 2013 across forty premier institutes in
India that comprises of top IITs, IIMs and NITs. These scholarships are aimed
at promoting academic and leadership excellence.
As per the programme, the selected students will be awarded
scholarships of Rs 1.25 lakh (management institutions) and Rs 65,000
(engineering institutions) apart from a Silver Medallion and a merit
Every year, 100 students from 40 premier engineering and
management institutions are awarded. In last 5 years, more than 500 students
have been awarded with this coveted scholarship.
OPJEMS scholarships, led by O. P. Jindal Charitable Trust,
instituted in 2007, have been awarded to meritorious students who emulate the
vision and values of Shri. O.P. Jindal and have the potential to become leaders
in entrepreneurial excellence and innovation.
OPJEMS 2013 program was launched on 7th August 2013 on the
birth anniversary of Shri. O. P. Jindal, founder of $18 billion O. P. Jindal
group, whose flagship companies comprise of Jindal Stainless, JSW, Jindal SAW
Shri O.P. Jindal was a visionary par excellence. He inspired
millions to follow their dreams. His ability to foresee development and the
commitment to build a self-reliant nation created a paradigm shift in India’s
industrial scenario. With this patriotic zeal, he laid the foundation of O. P.
Jindal Group – one of India’s largest business conglomerates with presence
across various core sectors of the Indian economy.