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The IET India Scholarship Award 2016

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open30-Apr-2016
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What is The IET India Scholarship Award 2016?

The IET India Scholarship is a Prestige Award that has been designed to reward and celebrate creativity, excellence, innovation and leadership among undergraduate engineering students.

Scholarships worth Rs 8,00,000/- to be won

 

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Eligibility for IET India Scholarship Award 2016

The IET India Scholarship Award 2016 will be open to students of 2nd and 3rd year B.Tech programmes Scholarship is also open for Lateral entry students who join B.Tech programme in 2nd year.

Eligibility Guidelines:

  1. Any second and third year full time regular UG Engineering programme student from an AICTE/UGC approved institution
  2. All regular credit courses must have been cleared in a single attempt by the applicant.
  3. UG marks should aggregate to at least 60% in aggregate for the semesters cleared so far or corresponding to CGPA of at least 6.5 on a 10 point scale.
  4. Higher Secondary (or equivalent) marks should be above 60% or of equivalent grade.
  5. There is no age limit for the applicant.
  6. Application is open for all IET members and non- members and for all branches of engineering as recognised by the AICTE/UGC.
  7. Students from AICTE/UGC approved Institutions are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

How can you apply ?

Application can be done online only

Terms and Conditions

The IET is deeply committed to the development of the engineering community and is bringing together engineering talent globally to share knowledge, develop engineers, help industry and academia and to ultimately solve problems in society.

There will be two separate categories for the Scholarships:

  1. General Category
  2. Women Category

Any woman engineering student can apply for either of the categories

The evaluation of IET India Scholarship Award 2016 will be done across 4 different stages/ levels

Stage 1: Online Application

Students should apply for the IET India Scholarship Award 2016 online through this microsite.

Note: Only those candidates who clear the eligibility criteria as set out by the IET India Scholarship Award will be considered in the Online Application

Weightage

  • Academics – 60%
  • Extra & Co-Curricular – 20%
  • Outreach – 10% (Activities other than institutional activities like; coordinating or organising industrial visits, organising lectures/seminars etc.)
  • Professional – 10% (Membership in professional bodies, coordinating activities of the professional bodies, office bearer of any professional body/student chapter, contributing to professional bodies through papers presentations etc.)

Stage 2: Online Test

Candidates shortlisted from Stage 1 will take an online test. The online test is to assess the applicants’ knowledge in engineering subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electrical, Electronics, Civil, Mechanical, and Computer Science

The total number of questions will be approximately 50 with multiple choice options.

A cut off mark/score will be decided for each regional level by the national jury. Based on the cut –off, the applicants will be shortlisted for the next level.

Stage 3: Regional Level Assessment

In the Regional Level Assessment, the contestant will be required to give a presentation on the topic that will be given by the Jury members. The topic will have current relevance and is focused on solving a current societal challenge in that region. The topic will be communicated to the contestants at least 10 days in advance to enable the student to prepare.

The Regional Assessment will be conducted across 4 regions:

  • Regional South
  • Regional North
  • Regional East + North East
  • Regional North

NOTE: The number of regions may increase or decrease depending on the number of eligible candidates for the regional rounds and the individual prize money will be adjusted accordingly.

Stage 4: The National Final

The National Final of IET India Scholarship Awards 2016 will be tentatively held in September / October 2016 in Bangalore. Shortlisted candidates will make a presentation on their vision and solution, as they see it, for an engineering problem that is relevant to the society.

The National Final may also include a Group Discussion (GD) at the discretion of the jury. The topic for this GD will be given by the jury on the day of the National Final.

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