DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls in Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg
RAC invites online scholarship applications from the Girls / Women students studying in first year of Under Graduate (BE/B.TECH: full time four year degree) and Post Graduate (M.TECH/ME: two year full time degree course) under “DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls in Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg” for FY 20-21, Batch-02 through RAC
Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg.
No. of Scholarships :20
Level: Under Graduate* (BE/ B.TECH/ B.Sc. Engg)
Amount of Scholarship: Rs.120000 / year or annual fees whichever is less for a maximum period of four years.
Eligibility Criteria & Requirements: Candidate must be an Indian National. Candidate should have got admission in the 1st year of current academic year (2020-21) to the relevant B.E./ B. Tech./B.Sc Engg. course. Candidate should have cleared JEE (Main). Candidate should have a valid JEE(Main) score.
Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg
No. of Scholarships :10
Post Graduate (ME/ M.TECH/ M.Sc Engg)
Candidate must be an Indian National. Candidate should have secured admission in the 1st year of the current academic year (2020-21) to the relevant ME/M.TECH / M.Sc Engg course. Candidate must have scored minimum 60% marks in the qualifying exam (graduation level: BE/B Tech/B Engg. or equivalent) for getting admission to the subject course as per the guidelines set by AICTE/MHRD. In cases where the conversion formula is not obtainable, CGPA/CPI of 6.75 (for a 10 point scale) will be taken as equivalent to 60%, as per AICTE guidelines. Candidate should have a valid GATE . (General Aptitude Test in Engineering) score.
Rs.15500/- per month subject to Rs.186000/- per year for a maximum period of two years.
* Students pursuing dual degree course / integrated master degree in the above mentioned subjects may also apply / receive this scholarship only for first four years as applicable for B.Tech degree course under the above scheme, subject to fulfilling the eligibility requirements.
1. The applicants should ensure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria as on the closing date of advertisement. Candidates should be in possession of Essential Qualifications and should have JEE (Main) and GATE valid score” for B.Tech and M.Tech respectively.
The prescribed Essential Qualifications are bare minimum and mere possession of same does not guarantee the scholarship.
2. The scheme is free from any bond obligation. However, the scholars of the scheme will have to do their major final year project work preferably at DRDO/ Govt. Labs or in AR&DB funded projects in any institutions during their course work.
3. Selection Process:
a) First year Under graduate (B.E./B.Tech./BSc. Engg.) scholarship (for 4-yr full time course) will be based on the merit of JEE (Main). Candidates without valid JEE (Main) score will not be considered.
b) First year Post graduate (M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc. Engg.) scholarship (for 2 yr full time course) will be based on the valid GATE score on merit basis. The candidates without valid GATE score will not be considered.
Scholarship in the following year(s): During the period under scholarship, Post Graduate and Under Graduate scholars are required to pass all the tests and examinations which may be prescribed by the Institutions so as to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 7.00 or 70% marks. The scholarship amount of the particular year will however not be disbursed to those who are not able to pass test/examination and do not successfully complete the academic year. The list of the qualifying students in the first and the following years, institute-wise, would be forwarded to AR&DB for further processing of the case for release of scholarship to the Grantee Institutions. The list of students for discontinuity of the scholarship would be forwarded to AR&DB from the institutes for record.