DRDO has launched “DRDO Scholarship Scheme for Girls” through Aeronautics Research and Development Board (AR&DB), DRDO HQ.
AR&DB has been mandated to nurture quality aeronautics human power in the country since inception in 1971. This scholarship scheme would attract such women power from various institutes through a transparent process with an objective to tap the talent of bright students across the country.
DRDO Scholarship Scheme 2023-2021
Under Graduate (BE/ B.TECH/B.Sc. Engg) – Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg. – 20 Scholarships
Amount of Scholarship : Rs.120000 / year or annual fees whichever is less for a maximum period of four years
Post Graduate (ME/ M.TECH/ M.Sc Engg) – Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry / Avionics / Aircraft Engg. – 10 Scholarships
Amount of Scholarship
Rs.15500/- per month subject to Rs.186000/- per year for a maximum period of two years.
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 yearfull 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 website https://rac.gov.in
|Sl.No||No. of scholarship||Subject/discipline||Level||Amount of Scholarship||Eligibility criteria and requirement|
|1||20||Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry/ Avionics/ Aircraft Engg||Under Graduate* (BE/ B.TECH/B.Sc. Engg)||Rs.120000 / year or annual fees whichever is less for a maximum period of four years.||·Candidate must be an Indian National.|
·Candidate should have got admission in the 1styear 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.
|2||10||Aerospace Engg / Aeronautical Engg / Space Engg & Rocketry/ Avionics/ Aircraft Engg.||Post Graduate (ME/ M.TECH/M.Sc Engg)||Rs.15500/-per month subject to Rs.186000/-per year for a maximum period of two years||·Candidate must be an Indian National. |
·Candidate should have secured admission in the 1styear 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
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 yrs 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.
The offer of scholarship to the selected candidates will be restricted to the number of scholarship in order of merit. List of candidates selected for scholarship will be made available at AR&DB website later: https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/boards/ardb/index.htm
Last Date for Registration of Online Application: 30 September 2023
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Aspirants who wish to apply for the scholarship 2023-2023 are advised to go through the official notification for more details.