2018-07-23

Scholarship Scheme: Unstarred Question in Loksabha

Scholarship Scheme

(a) whether the Government is aware that scholarship scheme for top two thousand Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) rank holders at National Institutes of Technology (NITs) has been scrapped due to funds crunch and if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether the students are demanding for restoring the scholarship scheme and the Standing Committee of the Council of NITs is not acceding to their genuine request and if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether the Ministry proposes to intervene and restore scholarship scheme; and
(d) if not, the reasons therefor?

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 885                                            ANSWERED ON: 23.07.2018

Scholarship Scheme

BOORA NARSAIAH GOUD

Will the Minister of HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government is aware that scholarship scheme for top two
thousand Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) rank holders at National
Institutes of Technology (NITs) has been scrapped due to funds crunch
and if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether the students are demanding for restoring the scholarship scheme
and the Standing Committee of the Council of NITs is not acceding to their
genuine request and if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether the Ministry proposes to intervene and restore scholarship
scheme; and
(d) if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

(DR. SATYA PAL SINGH)

(a) to (d): Though, the Standing Committee of the Council of the National
Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research has recommended to
scrap the merit scholarship scheme for admissions in NITs, but it has not been
implemented in 2017-2018.

Source: Loksabha

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