Three students of Manipal Career Excellence, Mangalore, selected for “Kishore Vaigyani” Fellowship (http:/www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy/)
Abhishek Rathan Kumar, Rakesh N. Rao and Sudhanva Bhat students of IIT-JEE/AIEEE Training at Manipal Career Excellence, Kuntikan, Mangalore have been selected for the fellowship in the prestigious “KISHORE VAIGYANIK PROTSAHAN YOJANA (KVPY)-2011-2012”
Abhishek Rathan Kumar, a student of II P.U.C at Canara P.U.C Kodialbail, Rakesh N. Rao a student of II P.U.C at Alloysius P.U.C, Karangalpady and Sudhanva Bhat student of II P.U.C at Sharada P.U.C Kodialbail have secured 107th 286th & 768th positions respectively among the 854 students selected from all over the country under the SB+2 scheme. These students will receive a scholarship of Rs.64,000/- to Rs.1,08,000/- per annum until their Ph.d. Summer programs for the KVPY Fellows are organized in prestigious research and educational institutions in the country.
In KVPY 2009-10, Gautham Rao and in the year 2010-11 Anirudh Raman and Sudhanva Kamath had secured these fellowships. All the these awardees were/have been undergoing the IIT-JEE/AIEEE Training at Manipal Career Excellence, Kuntikan, Mangalore.
KVPY is an ongoing program started in 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, to encourage students of Basic sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up Research Careers in these areas. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented students with aptitude for research.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: After scrutiny of application forms and based on the performance in the Board Examination of Std. X, more than 10,000 students from all over India will be called for a written test in the month of October/ November every year. Based on the performance in this written examination, top students are called for interview. Selected students will be declared as “ KISHORE VAIGYANI “ and they are eligible for this National Level Fellowship.
For more details contact : http:/www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy/ or Manipal Career Excellence, Kuntikan, Mangalore – 2249220/9845737120
Present at the Press Meet:
Mrs. Severine Rosario, Principal Manipal Career Excellence, Kuntikan, Mangalore
Mr. Arthur Pais, Vice Principal, Manipal Career Excellence, Kuntikan, Mangalore