Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy Scholarship
Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy ScholarshipProf. KV Venkatesha Murthy Scholarship was instituted in the year 2017 and is open to all BTech students of Electrical Engineering. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one BTech Electrical Engineering student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. BTech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible. Preference is given to needy students.
Prof. KV Venkatesha Murthy was one of the pioneer faculty members of IIT Gandhinagar, who joined the newly established institute on December 29, 2009, thus being a part of the IITGN community for more than seven years. He taught in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Bombay for about 40 years as an exemplary teacher. After obtaining his B.E. (in Electrical Technology) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1963, he pursued his M.Tech and Ph.D from the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay. Known for his dignified unassuming personality and gleaming intellect, Prof. Murthy made an indelible mark as a teacher in the Institute.
Meet the Recipients
Prakash R | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Gupta Sagar Rajeev | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Chavali Bharath Chandra | B Tech Electrical Engineering
Mrs. Usha Murthy
Amount of Scholarship per Year
Rs. 1 Lakh
Number of Scholarships
01 per year
Open to all UG students. Preference given to Electrical Engineering students.