Rs 3.13 cr scholarships for meritorious students

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Chandigarh, Dec 21 (UNI) The Haryana government has instituted a number of scholarships amounting to Rs 3.13 crore for meritorious students pursuing diploma, degree, masters and doctorate programmes in engineering, management, computer, hotel management, pharmacy and polytechnic education in the state.

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said these scholarships, to be given by Technical Education Department, had been named after prominent personalities.

These would be known as Sir M Vishvesvariya scholarship for degree courses, Vishvamitra scholarship for diploma programmes, Arya Bhatta Research scholarship for M Tech and Sir C V Raman Research scholarship for Ph D programmes.

He said 293 students would be covered under the scheme for degree in engineering, 56 in management, 23 in Master of Computer Application, 25 in B Pharma and B HMCT and about 200 in diploma courses.

He said the only condition for these scholarships would be that the student should belong to Haryana and should have been admitted through the centralised counselling which was done by the Haryana State Counselling Society.

Mr Hooda said these scholarships had been announced for toppers of each discipline of each institute of government and Government aided self-financing institutions functioning in the state.

He said the amount of scholarship for B Tech/B.Arch would be at the rate of Rs 40000 per student per year or actual tuition fee whichever would be less. In case of MBA/MCA it would be at the rate of Rs 25000 per student per year.

In case of B Pharma, it would be at the rate of Rs 20000 per student per year. For diploma level courses also, it would be Rs 20000 per student per year.

UNI

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