NIU Scholarships

Merit Based Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded initially according to the performance of applicants in Intermediate level and later on the basis of CGPA of the preceding semester.

Merit Scholarships shall be offered to the students with following criteria:

  • For Undergraduate Programs


  1. Scholarship on the basis of BISE Examinations (Fresh Intake)
·         95% and above  marks 60%
·         90% to 94.99% marks 50%
·         85% to 89.99% marks 40%
·         80% to 84.99% marks 30%
·         75% to 79.99% marks 20%
·         70% to 74.99% marks 10%
  1. Scholarship on the basis of A-levels (Fresh Intake)
·         Three A’s 60% tuition fee waiver
·         Two A’s & One B’s 50% tuition fee waiver
·         One A’s & Two B’s 40% tuition fee waiver
·         Three B’s 30% tuition fee waiver
·         Two B’s & One C 20% tuition fee waiver
·         One B & Two C’s 10% tuition fee waiver
  1. Scholarship on the basis of CGPAs (For Subsequent Semesters)
·         CGPA 4.00 60%
·         CGPA 3.90 to CGPA 3.99 50%
·         CGPA 3.80 to CGPA 3.89 40%
·         CGPA 3.70 to CGPA 3.79 30%
·         CGPA 3.60 to CGPA 3.69 20%
·         CGPA 3.50 to CGPA 3.59 10%
  • For Post Graduate Programs

Merit Scholarships shall be offered to the Post-graduate students against following CGPA based criteria for all the semesters:

·         CGPA 3.90 to 4.00 40% tuition fee waiver
·         CGPA 3.70 to 3.89 30% tuition fee waiver
·         CGPA 3.50 to 3.69 20% tuition fee waiver

The Research Thesis/Dissertation fee shall be charged in full from all MS/MPhil. students. (Scholarship shall be awarded for theoretical subjects only).

Emerging Programs Scholarship (For Undergraduate Programs)

Up to 20% scholarship in tuition fee may be granted to all the students of emerging programs as approved by the Competent Authority of the University.

  • 20% shall be awarded to first 10 students; and
  • 10% shall be awarded to next 10 students.

Note: Emerging programs will only start and this scholarship shall be awarded if a minimum of 20 students are admitted.

Need Based Scholarships

A limited number of Need Based Scholarships are available to the students of Undergraduate Programs who demonstrate need, to be supported by a completed Financial Assistance Form (available from the Student Affairs Department) along with supporting documents i.e. home utility bills, rent agreement, salary slips etc. 

Financial Assistance Committee shall decide the deserving candidates on case to case basis on its own upon assessment of the student financial condition, interview with the student/guardians or through home verification by member of Student Affairs Department.

Need Based Scholarships shall be awarded with the recommendations of the Financial Assistance Committee and approval of the Vice Chancellor. The scholarship will be terminated in the following conditions:

  • If the student fails to maintain CGPA 3.50 in a semester;
  • If a student does not qualify for scholarship for a semester due to CGPA lower than the required CGPA, she/he may again apply for need based scholarship after attaining the required CGPA. However, no refunds/adjustments shall be made for the full fee paid in the previous semesters.
Special Person (Disabled) Scholarship

All certified special persons (Disabled) enrolled in Undergraduate programs of the University shall be awarded up-to 50% concession in tuition fee in case of need. Financial Assistance Committee will assess the disability and shall approve the percentage of Special Person (Disabled) Scholarship.

Kinship Scholarship

Kinship Scholarship of 20% of the tuition fee shall be awarded to each kin of Alumni and the enrolled students (only real brother, sister, mother, father, son, daughter, husband and wife).

Alumni Scholarship for MS/MPhil. Programs

Each Alumni of the University shall be awarded with concession of 20% in the admission fee. However, they shall be also be entitled to following scholarships based on their CGPAs in undergraduate program:

·         CGPA 3.85 to 4.00 30% tuition fee waiver
·         CGPA 3.60 to 3.84 20% tuition fee waiver
·         CGPA 3.25 to 3.59 10% tuition fee waiver