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National ICT R&D Fund has announced the launch of National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative for Undergraduate students can get their final year project funded by ICT R&D Fund.
Last year ICT R&D also offered the Final year Project to undergraduate students as well as undergraduate degree funded by ICT R&D. ICT R&D said that this initiative aims to promote, enable, and encourage R&D culture at the grassroots level by funding R&D projects initiated by ICT related undergraduate students under the mentor ship of faculty members in chartered universities of both Public and Private sector.
This Fund will provide financial support to selected Final Year Projects (FYP) of undergraduates students enrolled in ICT related disciplines like Computer Science & Information Technology, Electrical, Electronics, Telecom, Computer and Software Engineering.
The funding covers the cost of purchase of equipment and other miscellaneous costs associated with the development of the prototypes or working model. Maximum up to Rs. 75,000/- can be provided to a Final year Project (FYP) and the break-up of budget is as follows:
- Equipment: Maximum up to Rs. 65,000/-
- Miscellaneous: Maximum up to Rs. 10,000/-
How to Apply?
The nomination for Final Year Projects may be furnished through respective Head of Department on the prescribed nomination form at the following address (No online submission is accepted):
General Manager (Monitoring)
National ICT R&D Fund
Ministry of Information Technology
6th Floor, HBL Tower
Jinnah Avenue, Blue Area
- List of Potential Participating Universities is given Here
- Download Recommendation Form Here
- Last date for submission of nominations is January 18, 2013