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Professor Nitish Thakor Scholarship

Professor Nitish Thakor Scholarship

Professor Nitish Thakor Scholarship was instituted in the year 2019 and is open to all the BTech 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.

Prof. Nitish Thakor is currently a Provost’s Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore with joint appointment to The Department of Bioengineering and the Department of Medicine. He has also been appointed Director of the University Level Neuro engineering research centre SiNAPSE (Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology: Advancing through Partnership of Scientists and Engineering). Prof. Thakor has been a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University since 1994 and has also co-founded 4 companies.

Meet the Recipients

Past Recipients

Ritik Jain | B.Tech Chemical Engineering

Instituted By

Prof Nitish Thakor

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year


Open to all BTech students.