The OPJEMS scholarship is aimed at promoting academic and leadership excellence and are 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.
The Entrance Exam to identify 100 deserving students for prestigious O.P. Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships (OPJEMS) will be held 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 certificate.
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.
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 and JSPL.
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.