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Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy Scholarship


Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy Scholarship

Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy Scholarship was instituted in the year 2017 and is open to all BTech students of Electrical Engineering. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one BTech Electrical Engineering student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. BTech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible. Preference is given to needy students.

Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy was one of the pioneer faculty members of IIT Gandhinagar, who joined the newly established institute on December 29, 2009, thus being a part of the IITGN community for more than seven years. He taught in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Bombay for about 40 years as an exemplary teacher. After obtaining his B.E. (in Electrical Technology) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1963, he pursued his M.Tech and Ph.D from the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay. Known for his dignified unassuming personality and gleaming intellect, Prof. Murthy made an indelible mark as a teacher in the Institute.

Meet the Recipients

Current Recipients

Prakash R | B Tech Electrical Engineering

2018-2019

Gupta Sagar Rajeev | B Tech Electrical Engineering

2017-2018

Chavali Bharath Chandra | B Tech Electrical Engineering

Instituted By

Mrs. Usha Murthy

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year

Eligibility

Open to all UG students. Preference given to Electrical Engineering students.