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44 BASE students qualify for KVPY fellowships

March 23, 2015

Once again the students of BASE achieved outstanding results in Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) examination 2014, a Government of India initiative to encourage students of Basic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to take up research careers. 44 out of 48 students from BASE have qualified in the stage 2 examinations and are eligible for the fellowship. This prestigious scholarship program is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India and administered by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore). Scholarships are provided (up to the pre-Ph.D. level) to the selected students.  Apart from the scholarship, the KVPY examination score is used as a basis for admission to many premier institutions such as IISc, Bangalore and IISERs.
Speaking on the occasion, Vallish Herur, director of BASE said, “The tradition of creating success in Karnataka continues this year too. We are happy that like every year, this time too many of our students have been selected for the KVPY fellowship. It’s a combined effort of both teachers and students’ altogether that we have such good results and will continue to strive harder.”

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Located at Basavanagudi in Bangalore, BASE was set up in 1991 by Dr. H.S. Nagaraja with the intention of increasing the number of candidates from Karnataka gaining entrance into IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and NITs (National Institute of Technology). To learn more, visit

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