National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra

Student Award Rules

Undergraduate students of B.Tech. Degree Course are eligible for a number of Honours, Awards, Scholarship and other financial assistance based on their academic performance, means, requirements, etc. Chief among these are award of medals to Toppers in the various disciplines, citation of names in the Institute Roll of Honour and the Award for the Best All Rounder. While the medals and certificates of merit awarded by the university are for purely academic achievements, the Best All Rounder Award is for Students who combine scholarship with sportsmanship and excellence in other extra-mural activities.

UNIVERSITY MEDAL AND MERIT CERTIFICATES FOR TOPPERS

The students of Undergraduate Course of B.Tech. Degree Course who obtain the highest marks in the final year examination, passing all the semesters in the first attempt are eligible for the award of these University and Merit certificate medals.

The names of the toppers who get the highest marks in the final year examination of these disciplines are mentioned in the Insitute Roll of Honours.

CRITERIA FOR THE 'BEST ALL ROUNDER' AWARD 

B.Tech. students passing out of fhe Institute can complete for this award which carries a certificate, a cash prize and citation of the name of the winner in the Roll of Honour. Students are selected on the basis of their performance in studies and extra mural activities during the entire period of their stay in the Insitute. Weightage is given to the achievements of a candidate in various fields of activity in accordance with the following distribution:

(i) Academic Performance 50%

Provided that the student should have obtained at least 60 percent marks in all the examinations and must have passed each examination in the first attempt. In case a student does not fulfil this requirement, no marks would be awarded under this sub-head.

(ii) Extra-Curricular Activities

The distribution of these marks shall be as under:

(a) Sports 15%

(b) NCC/NSS 7.5%

(c) Clubs 15%

(d) Student's Executive 5% Committee

(e) Student Council 2.5%

Marks would be deducted from the above for cases involving indiscipline on the part of the candidate. Students who have been awarded punishment for a major indiscipline would not be eligible for the award of marks under (a) to (e) above. For example, if a student has been expelled from the Institute for any period he/she would be awarded Zero marks in the sub-head (a) to (e). If the score of a candidate under any-head (a) to (e) is less than 40% he/she shall be awarded zero marks under the sub-head.

CRITERION FOR THE BEST SPROTSMAN

In order to award the Best Sportsman trophy, the candidates will be awarded marks as follows :

Inter State (National Senior)

Inter State (National Junior)

Inter University

Inter District (National Senior)

Inter District (National Junior) 9 marks 7 marks 5 marks 4 marks 3 marks

Three additional marks for any individual being declared best for any individual event in the State competition subject to the IT)aximum of 6 marks.

Two additional marks per event for being declared best for any individual event in the University competition subject to the maximum of 4 marks.

One additional mark for being declared best in individual event in the Insti tute/district competition subject to the maximum.of 2 marks.

Three additional marks fof the Captain University Team.

One additional mark for the captain of District/Institute team.

Three additional marks to the University Colour.

Students of B.Tech. who get the highest marks in a semester examination are awarded prizes of the value of Rs. 2501- in the form of technical books. Outgoing final year students are awarded this amount in cash. 

Provision also exists for a.Second Best Sportsman award with a cash prize of Rs. 2001- and a trophy.

AWARD FOR TECHNICAL WORKING MODEL

An award of Rs. 50001- has been instituted from the year 1989-90 for the best technical working model of the year. All students of the Institute are eligible to complete.

GENERAL FITNESS AND PROFESSIONAL APTITUDE MARKS

Students are encouraged to actively pursure sports, co-curricular activities and social service, to develop their personalities of the full. Their achievements in these fields are reflected in the marks achieved by them in General Fitness and Professional Aptitude. Sixty five marks have been allocated under this head in the scheme of examination for B.Tech. degree course. The distribution of these marks is as follows:

Academic Record 12 marks
Conduct 12 marks
Sports and co-curricular activities 20 marks 
General Impression  15 marks

Marks proportional to the achievements of the students in various fields, shall be awarded to them by the Director at the tie of the final comprehensive vivavoce examination of the end of the VIII semester. Students claiming competitive excellence in any of the activities (Sports/Clubs/Magazine/NSS/NCC, etc.) may apply to the Director for award of marks after having their claims verified by the respective teachers in-charge of the activities in which excellence is claimed. A committee comprising of the President Clubs, President Sports, Staff Editor Institute Magazine and Teacher in-charge NSS assists the Director in shifting the claims of the students and recommends the award of marks to them.

Students who may have indulged in acts of indiscipline or taken part in a I J undesirable activity during their stay in the Insitute will stand to loose marks for I conduct in direct proportion to the severity of offence(s) committed by them.

No marks under this head (conduct) will be awarded to student who have been 'resticated' from the Institute.

DR. R.P. SINGH SILVER MEDAL

Silver Medal in the memory of Late Dr. R.P. Singh to be awarded to the toppers in 1 st, 2nd, 3rd year in Mechanical Engineering.

GURU HARKRISHAN, EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY, CHANDIGARH

The society has instituted a prize of Rs. 501/- for the overall topper of all the discriplines of B.Tech. Degree Course.

HARYANA STATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD.

The Corporation has instituted Merit-cum-Means Scholarship to students belonging to Haryana pursuing engineering courses at the Institute in the disciplines of Civil, Computer and Mechanical Engineering. The scholarship amount of Rs. 500/- per month, for a period of ten months.

MEDALS

Gold Medal alongwith a cash award of Rs. 5,000/- for the students who secure 1 st position in the final examination in the above mentioned disciplines of NIT Kurukshetra.

HARYANA STATE ELECTRONICS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD. CHANDIGARH

The Corporation has instituted Harton Gold, silver and Bronze Medals accompanied by merit certificates and cash prize of Rs. 3000/- Rs. 2000/- and Rs. 1000/- respectively in Institutes in Haryana. in the field of Electronics/Computers.

SHRI SHYAM SUNDER DHINGRA MEDAL

The student of 1981-86 Batch (E) Branch has instituted a Medal along with cash Prize of Rs. 5000/- in the memory of Late Sh. Shyam Sunder Dhingra to be awarded to the top Ranker of B.Tech. CE Branch with effect from 2003.

NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology on June 26, 2002.