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Prof B L Jha Memorial Scholarship

Prof B L Jha Memorial Scholarship

Mrs Seema Jha is a post graduate in Physics and currently working as a teacher for the last ten years. She has been focusing on social work in the field of education for under-privileged class and a trustee, and co-founded Samridhdhi trust [https://samridhdhi.org/]. Samridhdhi has over the years touched the lives of thousands of under-privileged students in getting formal school & college education and transforming their lives. She lives in Bangalore with her family. Prof B L Jha Memorial Scholarship is instituted by her to honor late father, Prof B L Jha.

Prof B L Jha was Professor in Department of Applied Physics, IIT(ISM) Dhanbad. Prof Jha did his PhD at IIT Kanpur and served at L S College Muzaffarpur, Bihar initially and then from 1974 till his retirement in 2002 served at IIT(ISM). Prof Jha was a very popular teacher, able administrator and a very compassionate human being. He left for his heavenly abode on 23rd Jan 2022.

The scholarship of Rs. 1 Lakh per year would support the undergraduate students for their financial needs, funding internships (international or domestic), or special projects and opportunities, etc.

Instituted By

Mrs. Seema Jha

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year


UG students having a minimum CPI of 6.5 and API not more than Rs. 9.00 Lakhs are eligible