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Devika & Prashant Nadkarni Scholarship

Devika & Prashant Nadkarni Scholarship

Devika & Prashant Nadkarni Scholarship has been instituted in the year 2022 and is open to all B.Tech students. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one B.Tech student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. B.Tech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible.

Dr Neel Nadkarni is a B.Tech alumnus of 2012 batch with a major in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Electrical Engineering. During his time at llTGN, he pursued research internships at Johns Hopkins University, USA, and at the University of Rhode lsland, USA, for two summers. These opportunities played a pivotal role in him choosing research as a career. He graduated with a Master's and PhD in Aeronautics from Caltech, USA. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MlT), USA. He currently works as an Applied Scientist in Structural Design Analysis at Amazon Lab126, USA. 'Devika & Prashant Nadkarni Scholarship' is irrstituted by him in honour of his parents, Devika Nadkarni and Prashant Nadkarni. Prashant Nadkarni graduated from llT Kanpur in 1975. He worked as a Mechanical Engineer at Larsen & Toubro before retiring in 2002. After that, he spent a few years working on his own business and consulting for multiple companies and is now enjoying his postretirement life. Devika Nadkarni is an alumna of St Xavier's College, Mumbai, majoring in Psychology and Sociology. The scholarship of Rs. 1 Lakh per year would support the undergraduate students for their financial needs, for funding internships (international or domestic), or special projects and opportunities, etc.

Instituted By

Dr Neel Nadkarni

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year


B.Tech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5