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NAAC 'A++' Grade with CGPA 3.61 (Cycle - 3)
State University - NIRF Rank 73 - ARIIA Rank 10
Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.

Scholarships Information

Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology has been implementing Student Projects Scheme in order to harness the talent and potential available with students for the benefit of our State. Under this scheme final year UG students (Engineering) / PG Science Students / PG professional Students who have dissertation work in their curriculum may apply. Financial support up to a maximum of Rs.10,000/- will be provided to each project.

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To motivate the students towards higher education the university is keen on creating avenues to get scholarships/fellowships through various schemes from Government sector, NGO and through institution support by the way of waiving fees under free education scheme meant for merit-cum-economically weaker sections, merit scholarships, University Research Fellowships, and freeships.

Free Education for PG Students

    One first year student of each programme offered by the University departments and scored high rank in the UG programme and from poor family is exempted from paying fees for the whole period of the programme based on the recommendation of the department committee.

Dr. Ambedhkar and Rajaji Meritorious Scholarship

    Endowment Merit Scholarship in the name of National leaders Thiru Rajaji and Dr. Ambedkar has been created for meritorious students of the University Departments/Government Colleges/Aided Colleges /University Constituent Colleges/Periyar University PG Extension Center. One first year PG student having highest score in the UG programme among the classmates will be awarded the scholarship based on the recommendation sent by the Head of the Department and the scholarship will be renewed for the second year also if the candidate passed all the subjects in first year PG in a single attempt.

University Research Fellowship

    One research scholar irrespective of the category under each supervisor will be provided University Research Fellowship (URF) based on their registration seniority among the scholars registered to that research supervisor.

Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme

    Students admitted in B.Voc. (Food Science and Nutrition/Textiles and Apparel Design) are eligible to get tuition waiver, irrespective of their category. Physically disabled students admitted in the University Departments are eligible for tuition fee waiver sscheme irrespective of their category and programme enrolled.

Partial Travel Financial Support

    The research scholars of the University Departments presenting research papers in the International Conferences organized by the Foreign institutions are eligible to avail 50 % of the air fare.

NGO Scholarship

    There are few NGOs offering scholarship for student from economically weaker sections and the NGOs are listed in the annexure

Special Financial Assistance/support during COVID 19

  • Fee waived to all the students enrolled for add-on courses during Covid 19 period.
  • Room rent waived to the hostel students during Covid 19 pandemic.

List of State Government Scholarships

  1. Government of Tamilnadu - Post Matric Scholarship
  2. Higher Education Special Scholarships for SC/ST Hostel Students Only.
  3. Ph.D - Rs.50,000/-Scholarships For SC/ST Students Only
  4. SC/ST Students Prizes (60% marks & Above)
  5. Tamil Nadu Agriculture Laborers – Farmers (Social Security And Welfare Scheme)
  6. The Tamilnadu Educational Trust Scholarship
  7. Higher Education Research Scholarship
  8. Scholarship from Tamilnadu Construction Workers Welfare Board

Central Schemes

  1. UGC PG Indira Gandhi Scholarship For Single Girl Child
  2. UGC PG Scholarship For University Rank Holders (1st and 2nd Rank Holders)
  3. PG Scholarship Scheme For SC/ST Students for pursuing professional Courses
  4. Post Matric Scholarships Scheme For Minorities
  5. Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses
  6. Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students
  7. Financial Assistance for Education of the wards of Beedi/Cine/IMC/LSDM Workers – Post Matric
  8. Post - Matric Scholarship for students with disabilities.
  9. Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC students of Puducherry
  10. Post Matric Scholarship for ST students of Manipur
  11. JRF/SRF for NET cleared research scholars from UGC/CSIR/DBT/DST/ NBHM /ICHR etc.
  12. Fellowships through funded projects by central funding agencies.

List of NGOs offering scholarships

  1. Dr. Abdul Kalam Trust for future vision
  2. Agaram Foundation
  3. Matram Foundation
  4. Mugavari Foundation
  5. Anantham Foundation
  6. Dreams Alive
  7. Vidai Foundation
  8. Help Society Foundation
  9. Imaigal Foundation
  10. Ooruni Foundation

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