IIT Kanpur to offer 10 special scholarships for top 100 JEE Advanced 2022 ranker holders

IIT Kanpur: Each eligible student will be entitled to an annual scholarship of Rs 3 lakh, which will cover their expenses during the UG programme.

IIT Kanpur to offer 10 special scholarships for top 100 JEE Advanced 2022 ranker holders IIT Kanpur
Anu Parthiban | Sep 17, 2022 - 1:23 p.m. IST
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KANPUR: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) is offering a special scholarship programme for the all India top 100 rank-holders of Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE Advanced 2022). Each of the eligible students would be entitled to an annual scholarship of Rs 3 lakh, which will cover their expenses during the UG programme.

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“The IIT Kanpur special scholarship namely "Bright Minds Scholarships" constitutes ten prestigious and highly sought-after academic scholarships for students from the top 100 AIR in JEE 2022,” the institute said in an official statement.

The scholarships were introduced for the first time last year and are established with the support from IIT Kanpur alumnus Lokvir Kapoor. “The sole objective behind the scholarships is to encourage and reward meritorious 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,” it said.

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The scholarships will be awarded to the selected students who have been admitted for the BTech, BS programme for the 2022-23 academic year. IIT Kanpur through the scholarship programme “aims to ensure that not a single meritorious student should face any hurdle in their education due to financial constraints”.

An undergraduate student at IIT-K typically spends Rs 12 lakh through the 4 year BTech, BS programme. A student scholarship will extend support toward the cost of education that includes tuition fees, boarding and lodging, books and supplies, health insurance, transport etc.

IIT Kanpur Fee

Annual fee structure and expenses of an undergraduate student at IIT Kanpur, as per the official statement.


Expense Head


Amount

Full Tuition Fees


Rs 2,00,000

Hostel Fees, Mess Fees, Books, medical insurance and other living expenses


Rs 1,00,000


TOTAL


Rs 3,00,000


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