The Hindu-Hitachi Scholarships were started in 1959 in collaboration with The Hindu Newspaper and Hitachi, Japan for providing exposure to Indian Engineers to advance Japanese technology and committed work culture

In association with Hitachi Ltd. Tokyo, Japan, The Hindu invites applications for scholarships for technical training in Japan

Number of Scholarships: 03 (three)



Also See : Scholarships 2019


Scholarship Scheme

The scholarships are tenable in Japan for principally six months commencing about July, 2015. Trainees may have general training in one of the following product fields of Hitachi Ltd:

For example: Information and Telecommunication system, Power Systems, Social Infrastructure, Transportation, Industrial Systems being subject to the convenience of each of Hitachi’s establishments

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During the training, there will be special emphasis on environment-related and energy-saving technologies
Trainees shall be during their training, under the supervision and direction of Hitachi, which has full discretion on scope, mode, duration and place of establishment of their training

Training will not be available in the R&D activities of Hitachi; they will be subject to the rules and regulations and the discipline of the establishment to which they are posted

Selected trainees will be provided with return Economy class air passage. Arrangements will also be made for free Boarding and Lodging for trainees in Japan and to defray all expenses for traveling in Japan which may be considered necessary for their training

In addition, each trainee will be paid a monthly fixed allowance to cover his personal expenses

Eligibility: Candidates who must be Indian Citizens, should not have completed 30 years of age on 31st March 2015 and should be in possession of the minimum degree of B.E., or B.Sc (Engg) or its equivalent from any recognized University

Candidates who have already had practical experience in the branches, for which training is proposed to be given, will be given preference

Candidates atleast one year’s professional experience need apply; those who were interviewed in previous years for the Scholarships need not apply again


Parents or Guardians of selected candidates shall guarantee their good conduct and shall undertake to pay for their repatriation should their conduct be found unsatisfactory by Hitachi Ltd. or any public authority in Japan or in case the selected candidates desire to discontinue their studies in Japan for any reason whatsoever during the period of their scholarship

How to Apply

Applications should be made in duplicate in the forms available on payment of Rs.5/- from the offices of THE HINDU given below

Chennai: 859 & 860, Anna Salai, Chennai-600002

New Delhi: 3rd Floor, PTI Building, 4, Parliament Street, New Delhi-110001

Kolkata: LMJ Chambers, Ist Floor, 15C, Hemanta Basu Sarani, Kolkata-7000001

Mumbai: Kasturi Building, Jamshedji Tata Road, Mumbai-625020

Tiruchirapalli: Chennai Bye Pass Road (NH-45), Senthanneerpuram, Tiruchirapalli-620004

Puducherry: 135, 1st Floor, Mission Street, Puducherry-605001

Hyderabad: 6-3-879 & 879B, Begumpet Public road, Hyderabad-500016

Vishakhapatnam: 50-19-9, T.P.T Colony, Seethammadhara, Vishakhapatanam-530013

Vijayawada: 55-1-4, 100 feet road, Industrial estate, Auto Nagar, Vijayawada-520007

Bangalore: 19&21, Bhagwan Mahaveer Road, (Infantry Road), Bangalore-560001

Mangalore: 23-09-655/1, Jeppu, Mangalore-575001

Hubli: Kalburgi Katwe Identity Bannai Gida Stop, Green Garden, Gokul Road, Hubli-580030

Kochi: NH Bye-Pass Road, Vytilla Junction Kochi-682019

Thiruvananthapuram: TC No 36/1946(1), Airport Road, Vallakadavu, Thiruvananthapuram-695008

Kozhikode: 1st Floor ‘Shazz’, Near Saradha Hospital, Kannur Road, Kozhikode-673006

Completed forms should reach THE HINDU, 859 & 860 Anna Salai, Chennai-600002, super scribed “THE

HINDU-HITACHI Training SCHEME” on or before 31st December 2014

Application Deadline: 31st December 2014

The Hindu Hitachi

Anna Salai, Chennai-600002, Website