26 April 2019
Jayesh Singla, a student Allen Career Institute Chandigarh has grabbed All India Rank 10 in “Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana” (KVPY).
The “Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana” (KVPY) is a program started in 1999 by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India to encourage students who are studying Basic Sciences to take up research career in Science. The aim of the program is to identify and encourage talented and motivated students to pursue career in research. KVPY 2018 stage 2 results were declared recently in which students of Allen Career Institute Chandigarh outshined all others.
Mohit Garg bagged All India Rank 13, Yashvardhan bagged All India Rank 25 while Tushar Bhagavaria bagged All India Rank 25. The tally of ALLEN Chandigarh had one student in top 10, 6 students in top 100 and 47 students in top 1000 made it a total of 57 students selected for stage 2 of KVPY fellowship final stage. A celebration was arranged at the Industrial Area campus of ALLEN on 26th April 2019 to commemorate this success. At national level, total 460 selections were registered by ALLEN students in the final stage of KVPY 2018 fellowship.
This program aims to assist the students to realize their potential and to ensure that the best scientific talent is groomed for research and development in the country. Generous fellowship and contingency grant are provided to the selected KVPY Fellows up to the pre Ph.D. level or 5 years whichever is earlier. In addition, summer camps for the KVPY Fellows are organized in prestigious research and educational institutions in the country.
The Department of Science and Technology, the nodal agency of the Government has entrusted the overall responsibility for organizing and running the KVPY Program to the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and set up a Management Committee and a National Advisory Committee (NAC) for overseeing its implementation. A core committee looks after both the day-to-day and academic aspects of the KVPY Program.