BIS Program by L&T for GATE 2019 Students

Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India’s largest construction company ranked among the top 30 contractors worldwide, is credited with having changed the cityscapes of several Indian urban areas. Its scope spans civil, electrical, mechanical and instrumentation engineering and it extends its services to all infrastructural sector industries and infrastructure projects.

Over the past few years, this company has forayed into encouraging M. Tech students to pursue Construction Technology and Management through its own home-grown programme, Build India Scholarship Scheme. This is a two-year course that begins in July 2019 and will help students passing out from it to be engaged as Project Managers in construction companies.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. First-class graduates in Civil/Electrical Engineering who are approaching their final exam in 2019 and are from recognized universities or institutes with an academic aggregate of 65% and more may apply.
  2. Applicants should not be over 23 years of age as on July 1, 2019.
  3. They should be at least 160 cm in height and should not weigh more than 50 kg.
  4. If wearing glasses, their eye power should not lesser than +5.0, -5.0 dioptres.

Application Form and Fee

Candidates desirous of appearing for this exam may apply online by accessing the website of Build India Scholarship. They must send their application forms within 10 days of the announcement appearing in the newspaper.

If candidates wish to appear for the exam by post, they should send a letter requesting this to the address given below along with their application forms and all relevant documents.


For the duration of the course, students will receive a stipend of Rs 13,400/- per month. The sponsorship and tuition fees are paid directly to the institute.


After completion of the course, students will be absorbed by the Company.

Selection Process

Students will have to appear for an online written test and will be tested on three areas-- General Aptitude, English Language, Logic & Reasoning. After this comes an interview conducted by IIT Chennai or Delhi; NIT Tiruchirappalli/Surathkal. The final selection also depends on the candidate’s medical fitness.

The address for information is: Personnel & Organization Development Department, Larsen & Toubro Limited, ECC Division, P.B. No. 979, Mt. Poonamallee Road, Manapakkam, Chennai, 600 089; Tel: 022 – 67525656, 022 – 55525858; e-mail: