For enhancing the quality of engineering education in the country and to inculcate the research, innovation and competition culture amongst the students.It is proposed to introduce the scheme to provide support for engineering students. The scheme aims for providing financial assistance to students in the field of technical education to compete at international scientific event.
The objective of the scheme is to provide travel assistance registration fees to a team of minimum 2 to 10 students for attending competition at international level in order to encourage engineering students to improve their field of technical education
- Team of Students (2 to 10) in the field of technical education must be enrolled and undergoing a technical course notified by the council in a AICTE approved technical institutions
- Students of B.E./B.Tech. and / or Integrated M. Tech, 1st and 2nd year students of M.E./M.Tech. who have an invitation for competition which has been accepted in the international scientific event abroad. Provided there is a national level event in which the team has won the top honours
- The team of students will be eligible only once during the course of their study for financial support under the scheme.
- Nature and Extent of financial support eligible under the scheme (Maximum Rupees one lakh per student). i) Air Fare. Actual fare not exceeding AC III Class train fare will be admissible for travel from the Technical Institutions approved by the Council to the nearest airport and back. 1) Registration and Visa Charges 2) Total Expenditure restricted to Rs. 1 Lakh per Candidate.