IET announces 2017 scholarship winners

12th January 2017
IET announces 2017 scholarship winners
Winners of the IET India Scholarship Awards From left: Snigdha Nagarajan-NIT Trichy, Deepak Jolly, Chief Gues, Himal Agrawal- IIT Kharaghpu, Roshni Chabbra- BITS Pilan, Athul Raj -Army Institute of Technology Pune and Kumar Anurag Pratap, Capgemini.

Bangalore, January 12, 2017: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET),  has announced the winners of its prestigious Scholarship Award in general and women category respectively. 
Himal Agrawal from IIT Kharagpur and Roshni Chabbra from BITS Pilani Campus won the award in general and women category respectively. Athul Raj from Army Institute of Technology, Pune and Snigdha Nagarajan from NIT Trichy were declared as the runners up. Winners were awarded a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000 and Runners Up with Rs 75,000.
The fourth edition of the IET India Scholarship Award drew participation from close to 7,800 students across India. The competition was organized in four levels, from eligibility to theoretical and practical engineering case resolutions. The multiple stages/ levels include the Online Application followed by the Online Test, the Regional Level Assessment and the National Final. The winners were evaluated across various parameters including academic performance, technical knowhow, problem solving capabilities, leadership skills and their ability to demonstrate economically, socially and technologically viable ideas to resolve challenges around our society.
Says Shekhar Sanyal, Director and Country Head, IET India: “In the last four years, our endeavour has been to handpick and bring to fore future engineering leaders of this country.”
 The Chief Guest for the event,  Deepak Jolly, India ‎Vice-President, Venturing and Emerging Brands (VEB) at Coca-Cola, India honoured the winners with certificates and cash prizes.  Kumar Anurag Pratap, CSR Leader, Capgemini was the Special Guest.