Fulfil your Higher Education Dreams with Jio Scholarship

Last Updated : 03 Dec 2020
Jio Scholarship

Jio is a Reliance product that is extremely popular among mobile users in India. The Reliance Group invites candidates from class 10th to post-graduation to apply for the Jio Scholarship. The aim of the scholarship is to award those students who deserve a higher education but cannot afford it. It is a bright opportunity for candidates studying in fields like:

  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Science
  • Arts

Jio Scholarship 2018 Latest Notification: As per the latest news, Reliance is ready to invite applications for the academic year 2018-19. Students can apply for it till early next year. Stay tuned to Exams Planner to get regular updates regarding the application process and result-announcement.

About the Scholarship

With the introduction of Jio Scholarships, Reliance India aims to: -

  • Ensure timely payment of cash rewards to candidates.
  • Provide a common portal for different Central and State Government scholarship programs.
  • Generate a transparent database of scholars
  • Apply for Direct Benefit Transfer
  • Stay away from duplication in processing

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Jio Scholarship: Quick Overview

Deadline N/A
Class / Course Class 10, Class 11, Class 12, Post Graduates, Undergraduates, Graduate
Scholarship Type School, Under Graduate, Post Graduate, Graduate
Awarded Amount Up to ₹ 55,000 per year
Age Limit N/A
Gender All
Religion All
State All
Country India
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Available Application Forms

JIO Application Form - To Be Announced

Eligibility Criteria

It is important for each applicant to check the edibility criteria before applying for the scholarship: -

  • The applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • The candidate must either be a class 10th, 11th or 12th student or a college student.
  • He/she should belong to a financially weak background.
  • The applicant must have a good academic record.

Benefits under the Scholarship

There are about 2,800 scholarships available for students across India. The specific benefits include: -


Marks Obtained


Class 10th/High-School

70% and  above in State Board;  85% and above in Central Board or ICSE

₹35,000 per annum

Class 11th

70% and  above in State Board;  85% and above in Central Board or ICSE

₹38,000 per annum

Class 12th

65% and  above in State Board;  80% and above in Central Board or ICSE

₹45,000 per annum


75% and above

₹52,000 per annum

Post Graduation

75% and above

₹55,000 per annum

How to Apply

The online application process is not open for the students yet.  The steps for the offline process are:-

  • Each applicant has to meet the minimum score criteria before applying for the scholarship.
  • Visit your nearest Jio office and ask for the application form.
  • Fill the form with all the necessary details and submit it at the Jio office itself.
  • Reliance team will verify all the information and send a confirmation after a few days.

Selection Process

This scholarship scheme comes under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities of the Reliance Foundation. Students receive the reward in one of the following ways: -

  • Jio Merit Based Scholarship: For students who are performing well in academics, athletics, and artistic.
  • Jio Student Specific Scholarship: For candidates who are eligible for specific categories like gender, religion, family, medical history etc.
  • Jio Need-Based Scholarship: For students who are in highly needed areas such as nursing etc.