IET India Scholarship Awards 2024 for UG Engineering student [Award Rs.7 Lakh+ Free Certification Apply by May 31

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Attention, aspiring engineering leaders! The prestigious IET India Scholarship Awards 2024 are now open! This is your chance to showcase your brilliance, win a scholarship worth over ₹7 lakhs, and gain valuable industry recognition.

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IET India Scholarship Awards 2024

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About the IET

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (The IET) is one of the world’s largest professional societies for engineers, headquartered in the UK, with over 154,000 members in 148 countries. The India chapter of the IET started operations in India in 2006, from Bengaluru and works closely with industry, academia, and government towards its global mission, and conducts wide-ranging activities that focus on areas such as Future technologies, the Future of Mobility, and Transport, as well as the Future of Work. Shri Ratan Tata, Former Chairman, Tata Sons, N R Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys and T V Ramachandran, President, of Broadband India Forum (Ex-Resident Director, Vodafone) are Honorary Fellows of the IET.

We plan to bring a telling difference to the overall competency and skill levels within the Indian engineering community and play an influencing role in Industry in relation to technology innovation and solving problems of public importance.

About the IET India Scholarship Awards 2024

The IET India Scholarship Award recognises and nurtures future engineering leaders of India. The 8th edition of the IET India Scholarship Award is accepting applications now. In our previous edition, we received phenomenal response from engineering students across the country!

43,136 entries

2000 cities

2260 colleges

5 regional rounds

1 national winner, 5 regional winners

From all these participants, this year, Ms Pragati Bhattad emerged as the national winner and was awarded a scholarship worth ₹3,00,000. She was recognised for her innovative solution to help improve healthcare with the help of a Remote Medical Procedures (RMP) framework which emphasises fortifying the network and storage security that is used to facilitate remote healthcare.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Scholarship Award, applicants must be students of first, second, third or fourth-year full-time B.Tech programmes in India.

Any first, second, third year and fourth-year full-time regular UG Engineering student from an AICTE/UGC-approved institution. (Open to students across all engineering branches as recognised by the AICTE/UGC.)

All regular credit courses must have been cleared in a single attempt by the applicant.

UG marks should be at least 60% in aggregate for the semesters cleared so far or corresponding to a CGPA of at least 6.0 on a 10-point scale

There is no age limit for the applicant.

Application is open to IET members, as well as non-members.

Students from AICTE/UGC-approved Institutions and national institutes are eligible to apply for scholarships.

If you are a student member of the IET, you get a 15% additional weightage boost in your application

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Award

There will be 5 regional presentations at 5 different locations (Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai)
The scholarship awarded for the regional rounds will be as follows:

Regional Round: Winner – Rs 60,000 + Certificate + IET Membership

Runner Up – Rs 40,000 + Certificate + IET Membership

Winners of the regional round will compete in the national finals:

Winner: Rs 3,00,000 + Certificate + IET Membership

1st Runner Up: Rs 1,70,000 + Certificate + IET Membership

2nd Runner Up: Rs 1,50,000 + Certificate + IET Membership

NOTE: If a student wins the scholarship both at the Regional and National level he/she will be awarded a Certificate for both levels and the prize money for the national level only.

Selection Process

The evaluation of the IET India Scholarship Award 2024 will be done in the following 4 different stages/ levels:

Stage 1: Online Application & Evaluation

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

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online test on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) essentials.

The shortlisted candidates from Stage 1 will make it to Stage 2 and will include the top 10 percentile of applicants from every region (North, East & Northeast, South 1, South 2 and West).

For the South region, the division of states will be South 1: Karnataka, Telangana and Kerala and South 2: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry

The scores will be calculated from the total applications received, based on the weights assigned to each of the questions in the online application form mentioned below:

Weightages considered for the online application

Academics – 52%

Extra & Co-Curricular – 20%

Professional – 13% (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.)

IET Student Membership – 15%

Stage 2: Online test

Shortlisted applicants from Stage 1 will be invited to take an All-India online test.

This online test is conducted to assess the shortlisted applicant’s knowledge in engineering subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science

There will be a total of approximately 50 multiple-choice questions.

The top scoring 30 applicants in each Region (North, South 1 and South 2, East & Northeast and West) will progress to Stage 3.

Please note that ONLY the applicants selected for the next round, that is, the regional presentation round, will be contacted further and receive an email from us by 15th July 2024

Stage 3: Regional Rounds

In this Regional Level Assessment, the applicants shortlisted from each region will present on topics that will be given by the Jury members.

5 important Societal Challenges will be identified and students will be invited to present a technological solution for these. Each region’s Challenge topic will be identified according to current and trending issues identified in the region.

The topic will be communicated to the contestants at least 10 days in advance to enable the student to prepare. This round will happen in person on the scheduled date of the presentations as indicated here.. in a central city for each region. The venue details and timings will be communicated to the shortlisted students in advance.

The Winner of each Region will move onto the next stage – National Finals. There will also be a Runner up identified and felicitated.

The Regional Assessment will be conducted across 5 regions:

Regional North (Delhi)

Regional South 1 (Bangalore)

Regional South 2 (Chennai)

Regional East + North East (Kolkata)

Regional West (Mumbai)

Stage 4: The National Finals

The National Finals of IET India Scholarship Awards 2024 will be held on 2nd September 2024. The 5 winners from the Regional Rounds will make their presentations on their technology solution, and their vision for it, as they see it, for the engineering problem chosen in the previous Round.

These National Finalists will be judged on their respective presentation to the national jury, and their overall growth over the course of their participation in each stage of the Scholarship Awards. The applicants will be assessed on the performance and improvement shown by them in each round of the Scholarship Awards.

Please note:

The National Finals may also include a Group Discussion and the topic for this GD will be given by the jury on the day of the National Finals.

The National Finals will be held in Bangalore. Venue details and timings will be communicated to the shortlisted students in advance.

Important Dates

Applications openApril 01, 2024
Applications closeMay 31, 2024
Announcement of shortlist for online testJune 21, 2024
Shortlisted students pick their slots to appear for online testJune 26-28, 2024
Online tests for shortlisted candidatesJuly 3-5, 2024
Announcement of shortlist for regional roundsJuly 15, 2024
Regional presentation round openJuly 15 – 24 August, 2024
Announcement of regional rounds winnersAugust 26, 2024
National finalsSeptember 2, 2024
Winner announcementSeptember 2, 2024

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