This awards was won by Dr. Rajendra Srivastava of IIT Ropar.
This award was won by Dr. Durba Pal in the field biomedical, molecular biology, and biotechnology.
The criteria of this scholarship for first-year students is All India Rank in JEE. The scholarship is renewed every year on the basis of academic performance. The current value of this scholarship for general category students is Rs. 1000 per month. The recipient is also exempted from paying tuition fee.
The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, or IIT Ropar, sometimes also referred to as Indian Institute of Technology Punjab (IIT Punjab) is one of the 8 new IITs which have recently become functional. This new institute was established by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) of the Government of India in year 2008. The proposed location for IIT Punjab is Birla seed Farms, Ropar (Rupnagar), district headquarter of Punjab near to Chandigarh. The classes for academic session 2008-2009 were held at IIT Delhi. The Institute is now functional at its transit campus in Rupnagar.