To build strong platform for talent, says KL Deemed to be University VC In-charge Dr. N. Venkatram
MUMBAI, July 8 (The CONNECT) - KL Deemed to be University has set aside INR 100 crore for merit scholarships during 2021, a press release from the institute said.
The funds will be utilised to encourage and nurture talent from across the country, said Dr. N. Venkatram, In-charge Vice-Chancellor.
“To enable a strong platform for talent coming from financially weaker backgrounds and to encourage students with high potential, KL Deemed-to-be University will offer: INR 35 crore for merit rankers in KLEEE, INR 30 crore for rankers in JEE, INR 20 crore for rankers in the Intermediate Public Examination and INR 15 crore for rankers in Management and Humanities courses, Dr Venkatram said.
The institution also announced the results for the KL Engineering Entrance Exam 2021 (KLEEE-2021) conducted in a remote proctored mode for courses in its Vijayawada and Hyderabad campuses.
The results were presented by Dr. Venkatram, , Dr. K Ramakrishna, Convenor, Admissions Committee, Dr. J Srinivasa Rao, Director, Admissions and Dr. M Kishore Babu, Dean and Head, Department of Management, Humanities and Sciences.
Addressing a press conference at the Vijayawada Campus, Dr. J. S. Srinivasa Rao more than 40,000 students from various states across India have appeared for the entrance examinations conducted for Engineering and all other courses of management, humanities and sciences offered by the university, and the institution will be giving high priority to merit students this year.
Counselling will be conducted simultaneously at Vijayawada and Hyderabad campuses from the 11th to 29th July for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the University. Scholarships through exemptions in fees will be provided based on the merit ranks of the students attending the counselling. Social distancing and safety norms laid out by the Government norms will be strictly adhered to, during the counselling.
The exam results, the counselling schedule and courses offered by the University are available on the university website at www.kluniversity.in
Founded in 1980 as KL College of Engineering, KL Deemed-to-be University brings today an academic legacy of 40 years. It became Deemed University in 2009 and was accredited by NAAC with A++ grade and Category- I Institution by UGC, MHRD, Govt. of India in 2019. It is ranked 41st in the NIRF 2020 rankings of top Universities of India. KL-Deemed-to-be University is situated in a spacious 100-acre campus in Vijayawada and has another world-class campus in Hyderabad. The University boasts of its collaborations with 64 foreign Universities across 16 countries providing students international exposure through internships and exchange programs. The intellectual resource at University includes 1,200+ faculty members, out of which 700+ faculty members are Ph.D. holders. The University also rejoices an impeccable placement track record of placing 20,000 students in reputed companies so far. For more details please visit - https://www.kluniversity.in/