The Institute has created a single window system for all scholarships and related matters by creating the office of Chairperson, Senate Committee for Scholarships and Prizes (SCSP). Currently, the following financial assistance/ scholarships/ awards etc. are available to the students of IIT Roorkee.
(1) James Thomason (JT) Scholarship:
Students having up to 250 All India Rank in JEE (Advanced) are eligible for James Thomason Scholarship. All such students admitted to IIT Roorkee get Rs. 25,000/- per month (for 10 months per year) for the entire duration of their program. They will be expected to maintain a CGPA of 8.0 or above at the end of every academic year to continue this scholarship.
(2) Merit cum Means (MCM) Scholarship: A UG student who is an MCM scholarship beneficiary gets tuition fee reimbursement and additionally ₹1,000 per month for 10 months. Whereas an M.Sc. student who is an MCM scholarship beneficiary gets ₹1,000 per month for 10 months. It is given to General/OBC category students who fulfill the following conditions:
i. Gross Income of parents (Father/ Mother/ Both) for the current assessment year is not more than Rs. 5,00,000/-.
CGPA and YGPA is 7.00 OR above.
All registered courses have been cleared.
The student has not been penalized for unfair means/ indiscipline.
It is available only for the normal duration of the program. For dual degree programs, it is available only up to the 4th year. Further, it is awarded up to 25% of the actual strength of the class.
ITR of the parents (both mother and father) of the current assessment year is used as a proof of income.
For the fresh students, All India Rank in JEE (Advanced) or JAM will be considered. In subsequent years, their academic performance in the preceding academic year is the criterion. A student whose family income falls below the prescribed limit at any point during the course of his/her programme is eligible to be considered for an award of MCM scholarship from the next academic year.
(3) Tuition Fee waiver and Free Messing:
All SC/ST/PH students get complete tuition fee waiver. Those SC/ST students whose family income does not exceed Rs. 5,00,000/- per annum can apply for free messing (only basic menu) and a pocket allowance of Rs. 250/- per month. Such students are also exempted from payment of Hostel Room Rent. In case a student does not seek free messing, he/she gets a pocket allowance of Rs. 1,000/- per month.
(4) Tuition Fee Waiver: All students whose family income is less than Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum get full tuition fee waiver while students whose family income is between Rs. 1,00,000/- to Rs. 5,00,000/- per annum get 2/3rd tuition fee waiver.
(5) DST-INSPIRE Scholarship:
A student taking admission in the 5-year Integrated M.Sc. or BS-MS program can get INSPIRE Scholarship of Rs. 60,000/- per year, provided s/he satisfies the criteria decided by DST. Under this scholarship, awardees are also reimbursed expenses up to Rs. 20,000/- for doing projects in Indian/ foreign institutes which covers cost of travel and other related expenses.
(6) Institute Fellowship for 5th Year students of IDD Programs:
A student registered for the 5-year of the IDD program who has cleared all the course work requirements up to the fourth year of the program and (i) has a CGPA not less than 8.0 without GATE, or (ii) has qualified GATE with at least 5.0 CGPA, is offered scholarship of Rs. 8,000/- per month.
Other scholarships are instituted by donations from individuals, trusts, organizations, PSU’s, State Governments and Central Government with a view to provide financial assistance to needy and meritorious students. Announcements on the eligibility and value of these scholarships, stipends, etc. are made at the time of inviting applications for the same, from time to time. SCSP office provides necessary support to facilitate drawing scholarships from external sources (corporate houses/ Trusts/ employer of parents etc.).
MEDALS & AWARDS
The Institute has a large number of awards and medals including cash prizes for excellence in academics, social service, youth leadership, co-curricular activities, and sports. Some of these medals/ prizes are awarded at the Annual Convocation of the institute.
Some of the notable medals/prizes for graduating students are as follows:
(1) President Gold Medal
Awarded for the highest CGPA amongst the B. Tech. / B. Arch. / IDD / Int. M.Sc. / Int. M. Tech. graduating students admitted though JEE (Advanced).
(2) Institute Silver Medal
Awarded for the second highest CGPA amongst the B. Tech. / B. Arch. / IDD / Int. M.Sc. / Int. M. Tech. graduating students admitted though JEE (Advanced).
(3) Institute Bronze Medal
Awarded for the third highest CGPA amongst the B. Tech. / B. Arch. / IDD / Int. M.Sc. / Int. M. Tech. graduating students admitted though JEE (Advanced).
(4) Director Gold Medal
Awarded for the best all-rounder performance amongst the B. Tech. / B. Arch. / IDD / Int. M.Sc. / Int. M. Tech. graduating students admitted through JEE (Advanced). The candidate must have secured a minimum 9.0 CGPA.
(5) Department Gold Medal
Awarded for the highest CGPA in the program provided the CGPA is at least
8.5. One Department Gold medal is awarded for each UG program.
(6) Best project Award
Awarded for the best UG Project from each department. This award carries a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/- subject to each team member getting a minimum of Rs. 5,000/-.
(7) The President of India Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma Gold Medal
Awarded for excellent contributions in the area of academic and social service amongst the graduating students.
(8) A.K. Goel Green Energy Prize and Gold Medal
Awarded for significant contribution by the graduating students towards green/renewable energy sector. This award carries a cash prize of Rs. 1 Lakh along with a Gold Medal and citation to one deserving student every year.
(9) Professional Development and Innovation Awards
Awarded to promote the spirit of professional excellence and innovation amongst technology/architecture students of IIT Roorkee and to provide alumni mentoring support to them. This award carries the cash prizes of Rs. 1,00,000/- every year.
(10) Hari Krishna Mittal Leadership Award
Awarded for significant contributions by the graduating students towards enhancing the entrepreneurship culture at IIT Roorkee. This award carries a cash prize of Rs. 30,000/- to one deserving student every year.
Other awards, available to undergraduate students during their stay at the campus, are as follows:
(1) Nayyar Award for Excellence in Communication:
Cash Prizes of Rs. 1,00,000/- for excellence in communication.
(2) Manoj Jain Award for Human Values:
Cash Prize of Rs. 50,000/- for excellence in human values.
(3) Encore Awards: Cash Prizes of Rs. 2,80,000/- on the basis of scholastic performance, cultural, literary accomplishments, sporting proficiency and leadership qualities.
(4) Harsh Wardhan Bhatnagar Award for Excellence in Leadership:
Cash prize of Rs. 25,000/- each to two students to recognize and honour the leadership skills of students who actively contribute in student campus groups at Bhawan, Department/Centre or Institute level.
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