IIT Kanpur to offer 10 special scholarships to top 100 JEE Advanced rank holders

IIT-Kanpur to offer 10 special scholarships to top 100 JEE Advanced rank holders


New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur will offer the ‘Bright Minds Scholarship’ for the All India top 100 rank-holders of JEE Advanced 2022. This will be the second time that IIT Kanpur is conducting this scholarship programme.

The scholarship programme constitutes ten prestigious and highly sought-after academic scholarships for students from the top 100 AIR in JEE 2022.The scholarships were introduced for the first-time last year and are established with the support and sponsorship from IIT Kanpur alumnus Lokvir Kapoor. The sole objective behind the scholarships is to encourage and reward praiseworthy students. The scholarships will cover all the expenses including tuition and living during their stay at IIT Kanpur. This is a first-of-its-kind initiative towards encouraging and rewarding academic excellence.

The scholarships would be awarded to the selected students who have been admitted for the BTech/BS Program for the academic year 2022-23. IIT Kanpur aims to ensure that not a single meritorious student should face any hurdle in their education due to financial constraints. Each of the eligible students would be entitled to an annual scholarship of Rs.3 lakhs, which would cover their expenses during the UG program.This programme aims to cover all expenses incurred by the students including tuition, hostel and other miscellaneous expenses during their stay at IIT Kanpur.

An undergraduate student at IIT-K spends approximately Rs.12 lakhs during their 4-yearB. Tech/BS programme. The scholarship programme intends to provides a way to extend support towards the cost of education. The annual tuition fees of IIT Kanpur is Rs 2 lakh and other miscellaneous expenses such as hostel, books, mess fees, medical insurance come to around Rs 1 lakh.

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