The Defence Research Development Organisation has announced the scholarship programme for girls for the Post Graduate (PG) and Under Graduate (UG) programmes. The students in the postgraduate programme can get a scholarship up to Rs 1.86 lakh per annum (Rs 15,500 per month), while the UG students will get a scholarship till Rs 1.2 lakh per annum.
The scholarship will be provided in the subjects of aerospace/ aeronautical engineering, space engineering and rocketry/ avionics/ aircraft engineering.
For the UG programme, the students need to secure admission in the first year of B.Tech/ BE or equivalent.
To be eligible for the Post Graduate (PG) admission, the candidates need to secure a minimum 60 per cent marks in Bachelor of Engineering (BE/ B.Tech).
The selection of postgraduate (MTech/ME) scholarship for the first year will be on the basis of valid GATE score, on a merit basis.
The selection of undergraduate (BTech/BE) scholarship will be on the basis of valid JEE(Main) score on merit basis.
How to apply:
The online application process has started on July 25. The candidates can apply till September 10 through the website drdo.gov.in.
The scholarships are limited to 20 for undergraduate and 10 for postgraduate students pursuing their respective degrees at the academic institutes.