09 Oct UGC Chairman Prof. Dr. V.S. Chauhan Distributes Scholarships worth of Rs. 16.77 Crore
Veltech Mahatma Gandhi National Merit Scholarship Awards UGC Chairman Prof. Dr. V.S. Chauhan, distributes Scholarships worth of Rs. 16.77 Crore
The Veltech Mahatma Gandhi national Merit Scholarship Awards distribution ceremony was conducted at the University Campus in Avadion 1st September 2017. The Awards were distributed by Prof. Dr. V.S. Chauhan, Chairman UGC, New Delhi. 6034 Students perusing their B.TechProgrammes received these awards.Scholarships worth of Rs.16.77 Crore were distributed to students from all states and Union Territories, under 100 % , 75%, 50% Merit Scholarshipin tuition fee Categories.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Merit Scholarship schemeis promoted by the Founder Chancellor and President Col .Prof Vel Dr. R. Rangarajan and Chancellor Dr. SangunthalaRangarajan advocating barrier free affordable education.Since 2009, about 9500 students have benefited a total Scholarship worth of Rs.30 crore have been distributed to students until 2017. These scholarships areawarded to theRank holders of National Level Engineering Entrance Exam conducted by the University (VTUEEE )for the admitted students throughout the entire duration of the Programme