Thursday, April 28, 2016

Over 5600 Applications So Far for IET India Scholarship Award 2016

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) witnessed incredible participation from the engineering community with over 5,600 registrations for its 4th edition of The IET India Scholarship Awards 2016.

Highest number of applications are from Tamil Nadu this year, followed closely by Uttar Pradesh. Maharashtra, West Bengal and Karnataka follow. 

IET India instituted the annual IET India Scholarship Awards in 2013 to underscore the organisation’s commitment to India’s engineering community and to incentivise young people entering the engineering and technology profession.

The scholarship provides a combined grant of Rs. 8 lakhs and is designed to reward and celebrate individual excellence and innovation among undergraduate engineering students by challenging them to solve the social causes with their technical know-how.

The IET India Scholarship Award is organized in four levels, from eligibility to theoretical and practical engineering case resolutions. The focus of the award is to demonstrate economically, socially and technologically viable ideas to resolve challenges around our society.

“We are absolutely delighted with the response we have received so far for the IET Scholarship award. It is one of the focused initiatives of The IET, as it underlines the organizations commitment to create an enviable brain pool of engineering community in India. It gives me great joy to reward and celebrate the ingenuity of these undergraduate engineering students”   says Mr. Shekhar Sanyal, Director and Country Head, The IET India.

The deadline for submission of applications is April 30, 2016. For more details please visit – 

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