1 April 2017
Over 13 Lakh JEE candidates would appear in Joint Engineering Entrance (JEE) exam against 2.20 lakh seats in IITs all over the Country on 2nd April. The 1st exam for B. Tech/B.E would start at 9:30am to 12:30pm while 2nd test for B.Arch/B.Planning would start at 2pm to 5pm. Pen and paper would be provided to the students in the centres and they wouldn’t be allowed to carry any gadgets in the centre as directed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi.
Meanwhile, Chandigarh based Aryans Group of Colleges has also launched a special scholarship helpline for engineering aspirants who are appearing in JEE exam in the Country. The interesting students who are willing to pursue their higher education in engineering courses under scholarship can give a missed call on Aryans toll-free helpline no 1800-3000-0388.
Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges while speaking said that every year around 10-12 lakh students appear in JEE Mains exam for around 2.20 Lakh seats in India but couldn’t pursue their engineering education even after qualifying the exam due to lack of resources or financial constraints. Considering this, Aryans has taken this JEE scholarship initiative in which 50% scholarship will be provided by Aryans and rest 50% will be financed in the shape of education loan.
Kataria further added that 100 students would be selected from all over the Country under this scholarship scheme under merit and means basis and scholarship worth of Rs 2 crore would be given by Aryans to the needy and deserving students at Aryans.
Prof. B.S Sidhu, Registrar, Aryans Group said that thousands of students are already studying in Aryans under various scholarship schemes including Dr. Kiran Bedi Scholarship scheme, Gen JJ Singh scholarship scheme for wards of Army personnel, Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme launched by Union Minister, Sh. Vijay Sampla; CM, Himachal Pradesh, Sh. Virbhadra Singh for the girls of hilly areas etc.
Ms Sukhaman Bath, Coordinator, Aryans Group while speaking said that it is not easy to score well in JEE but the student who scores well and couldn’t pursue their engineering studies due to financial problem is a matter of serious concern. Considering this problem, Aryans has decided to give scholarship to 100 meritorious students in engineering.