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Prof. S P Sukhatme Scholarship

Prof. S P Sukhatme Scholarship

Prof. S P Sukhatme Scholarship has been instituted in the year 2019 by Prof. S P Sukhatme and is open to all the BTech Students at IIT Gandhinagar. 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. S P Sukhatme has been a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Bombay since 1965 and served as the Director of the Institute from 1995 to 2000. He is known for his outstanding contributions to teaching and research in the fields of Heat Transfer and Energy and is the author of two well-known books on Heat Transfer and Solar Energy. He was the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Govt. of India from 2000 to 2005. Prof Sukhatme is the recipient of many honours and awards and was awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology in 1983. He was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2001 and was the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award of IIT Bombay.

Meet the Recipients

Past Recipient

Sushrut Surve | B.Tech Mechanical Engineering

Instituted By

Prof. S P Sukhatme

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 Lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year


Open to all UG students.