Opportunity for J&K students to avail scholarship in BFGI

Chairman BFGI addressing mediapersons at Jammu on Saturday. —Excelsior/Rakesh
Chairman BFGI addressing mediapersons at Jammu on Saturday. —Excelsior/Rakesh

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Mar 12: Baba Farid Group of Institutions is providing an opportunity to the students to secure scholarship through Scholarship Eligibility Test (SET).
The BFGI SET-22 will be conducted through online mode on 3rd April, 2022 at 4 pm for the students who have passed or appearing in 10+2 Examinations. This will enable them to earn up to 100 percent scholarship for complete duration of programme of study, as per their choice, while seeking admission in UG Programmes in Engineering, Management, Science, Commerce, Agriculture and Humanities.
This was informed by Dr Gurmeet Singh Dhaliwal, Chairman BFGI, while addressing a press conference, here today.
“The amount of scholarship which can be obtained by an individual candidate through this test is up to Rs 4 lacs. A total sum of Rs 5 crore shall be granted as scholarship under various schemes and policies of BFGI,” he said.
Dr Dhaliwal said there will be no fee to appear in the test, which will be conducted through online mode and students from different states of India as well as other countries can participate.
The scholarships would be available for those candidates who will score at least 60 percent marks in this test. Students who will score higher marks would get more scholarships. Those who secure 100 percent marks in BFGI SET-22 will get scholarship of full academic fees throughout their study for their preferred course, which means they will pay no academic fees while study. The students who will secure marks from 95 percent to 99.99 percent will be awarded 50 percent of scholarship of the academic fees for complete duration of the programme and so on for other categories.
BFGI Bathinda, a leading institution of India, is providing employment oriented quality higher education to the students. The campus comprises of an Engineering College, a Management College, a Degree College and an Education College providing UG and PG level education in various streams.
Dr Dhaliwal said that BFGI has so far filed 25 patents and the target is to increase this number to 100 during 2022. Last year, BFGI had applied for 21 research projects worth Rs 6.5 crores.
Claiming record placement of students during the current year, Dr Dhaliwal said that the students of the institute have been selected up to an annual package of Rs 13 lakhs and many of the students have been placed on an annual package of Rs 10 lacs.