IET India Scholarship Awards Process

The evaluation of IET India Scholarship Award 2022 will be done across 4 different stages/ levels

Stage 1: Online Application

Students should apply for the IET India Scholarship Award 2022 online through this microsite

Note: Only those candidates who clear the eligibility criteria as set out by the IET India Scholarship Award will be considered in the Online Application. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online test on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) essentials. The shortlisted candidates who make it to the online test round will essentially comprise only of the top 10 percentile of candidates from every region (North, South, East & Northeast and West), the score of whom will be calculated from the total applications received, based on the weightages assigned to each of the questions in the online application form mentioned below. Please note, for the South region, the division of states will be South 1: Karnataka, Telangana and Kerala and South 2: Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Pondicherry

considered for the online application
  • Academics – 60%
  • Extra & Co-Curricular – 20%
  • Outreach – 10% (Activities other than institutional activities like; coordinating or organising industrial visits, organising lectures/seminars etc.)
  • Professional – 10% (Membership in professional bodies, coordinating activities of the professional bodies, office bearer of any professional body/student chapter, contributing to professional bodies through papers presentations etc.)
Stage 2: Online test

Only the candidates shortlisted from Stage 1 will have to take an Online test. The online test is conducted to assess the shortlisted candidate’s knowledge in engineering subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Computer Science

The total number of questions will be approximately 50 with multiple choice options.

At this stage, another shortlist of the top 30 candidates will be created for each region in India (North, South 1 and South 2, East & Northeast and West) who will then move to the next level.

Please note that ONLY the candidates selected for the next round, that is, the regional presentation round, will be contacted further and receive an email from us by 29th August 2022

Stage 3: Regional Level Assessment

In the Regional Level Assessment, the candidates shortlisted from each region will be required to give a presentation on the topic that will be given by the Jury members.

The topic will have current relevance and will be focused on solving a current societal challenge in that region. The topic will be communicated to the contestants at least 10 days in advance to enable the student to prepare. This round will happen in person on the scheduled date of the presentations as indicated here.. The venue details and timings will be communicated to the shortlisted students in advance.

The Regional Assessment will be conducted across 4 regions:

  • Regional South (Bangalore and Chennai)
  • Regional North (Delhi)
  • Regional East + North East (Kolkata)
  • Regional West (Mumbai)
Stage 4: The National Finals

The National Finals of IET India Scholarship Awards 2022 will be held tentatively in October 2022. Shortlisted candidates will make a presentation on their vision and solution, as they see it, for an engineering problem that is relevant to the society. The applicants who make it to the national final round will be judged on their respective presentation to the national jury, and their overall growth over the course of their participation in each stage the Scholarship Awards. The applicants will be assessed on the performance and improvement shown by them in each round of the Scholarship Awards.

The National Finals may also include a Group Discussion and the topic for this GD will be given by the jury on the day of the National Finals. The national finals will be held as a physical event in Bangalore. Venue details and timings will be communicated to the shortlisted students in advance.

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