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IIT and Amity University students shine at North Regional round of Scholarship Award

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

The winners will now compete at the National Finals to be held in Bangalore on August 26, 2014.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) announced the winners of North regional round of its prestigious Scholarship Award. The North regional round took place in two phases. Manoj Sarda from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and Hina Agarwal from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad won North Zone 1 regional round in the general and women categories respectively.
 
Aditya Kamal from Jaipur Engineering College, Jaipur and Mansha Imtiyaz from Amity University, Noida won North Zone 2 round of the award in the respective categories.
 
The winners received a cash prize of Rs 40,000 and a certificate each.
 
The winners will now compete at the National Finals to be held in Bangalore on August 26, 2014.
 
Prashant Gupta from Manav Rachna College of Engineering, Faridabad and Riddhi Jain from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani were the runners up of the North Zone 1 rounds in the general and women categories respectively. Anupam Choudhary from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Ankita Shukla from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee were the runners up of the North 2 regional rounds in the general and women categories respectively.
 

The competition is spread across three levels; applicants go through an online examination following which, shortlisted candidates compete at the regional and final round thereafter. Candidates selected for the regional level are required to make a presentation on a pre-decided topic of national importance followed by a Q&A session with an expert jury panel. 
 
The north regional round was held at the Amity University, Noida.
 
The contestants were judged on their presentation skills, leadership potential, original ideas, and creativity of solution and depth of technical understanding.
 

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