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NIFTEM’s Own Scholarships to the Students Admitted in M.Tech. Courses in NIFTEM

The Board of Management in its 9th Meeting held on 20.03.2012 approved creation of a Scholarship Fund in NIFTEM by apportioning 5% of its Revenue Income for grant of following scholarships:

  •        i) Merit Scholarship
  •        ii) Merit-cum-Means Scholarship

The Institute will Offer following types of Scholarship to its Students:

  • NIFTEM Merit Scholarship: The scholarship will be available to first 3 students on merit in B.Tech. and one student on merit in each of the programme of M.Tech. Merit Scholarship would be paid during the period of second semester. There after toppers of first year will be awarded scholarship for next year and subsequent years accordingly only to the toppers of each year. It includes tuition fee waiver and a fixed monthly stipend for ten months.
  • NIFTEM Merit-cum-Means Scholarship: Institute merit-cum-means scholarship is awarded to M.Tech. students of the institute strictly on merit-cum- means basis for needy students having family  annual income from all sources not exceeding Rs. 2,50,000/-. 5% students will be considered for award of scholarship i.e. six students in M.Tech. (one each in all the five streams). It includes tuition fee waiver and a fixed monthly stipend for ten months.

Rules of Scholarship

NIFTEM Merit Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  •  A. Student must have completed without any break:
    • 1) Ist semester for IInd semester scholarship (for B.Tech. and M.Tech.).
    • 2) Ist and IInd semester, for the second year scholarship. (for B.Tech. and M.Tech. students).
    • 3) IIIrd –IVth semester for the third year scholarship (for B.Tech. students only).
    • 4) Vth-VIth semester, for the fourth year scholarship (for B.Tech. students only).
  •  B. The student scholarships have cleared all the courses of the concerned semester in the first available chance.
  •  C. The student eligibility would be judged by combining the scores of both the semesters taken for reckoning.
  •  D. The student should not have been penalised or must not have been awarded any major disciplinary action by the institute disciplinary committee.
  •  E. Student must fulfil other criteria of attendance etc. for appearing in examination.

NIFTEM Merit-cum-Means Scholarship
Institute merit cum means scholarship is awarded to students in M.Tech. of the institute strictly on merit-cum means basis and on the recommendations of the scholarship committee.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The student should satisfy merit and means criteria to be adopted by institute and approved by Board of Management.
  • The annual gross income of parent’s of student from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/-.
  • Students are not considered for scholarship if they have passed their +2 examination from schools with annual tuition fee of more than Rs. 30,000.00 per annum.
  • Student must have passed all papers in first available chance.
  • All papers must have been cleared with a 60% score or B grade.
  • The student should not have been penalised or most not have been awarded any major disciplinary punishment by the institute disciplinary committee.

Calculation of Merit-cum-Means Scores

The merit cum means scores will be calculated by giving equal weight age to parental income and merit of student as follows:

Weight age of parental income 50%
Weight age of merit of student 50%

Parent`s income weight age will be calculated as under:

Annual income below Rs. 1,00,000/- 100 marks
Rs. 1,00,000.00 – 1,50,000/- 95 marks  
Rs. 1,50,000.00 – 2,00,000/- 90 marks
Rs. 2,00,000.00 – 2,50,000/- 85 marks


Amount and Duration of Scholarship:

The awardees will derive following benefits from scholarship

  • Full tution fee waiver for both the semester.
  • A fixed monthly stipend of Rs. 1000/ for two semesters (August-December and January to May) totalling 10 months in a year. This is not applicable for those getting GATE fellowship.

The scholarship will be awarded for ten months of both the semesters in an academic year.