Guwahati: With an aim to help students who have been financially hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the down town Charity Trust, set up by Down Town Hospital has decided to fund 250 seats free of cost in Assam down town University (AdtU).
“Despite any economic hardships we believe that no child should be deprived of a professional higher education. So, we have almost decided to offer almost 10% of the total seats free of cost to the tune of Rs 6.5 crore,” said Dr. N.N Dutta, chairmain cum managing trustee of down town group in a release.
The objective to support is to be able to find such deserving candidates who otherwise may not be able to get a professional, employment oriented quality education due to their economic shortcomings.
The university, which offers over 55 employment oriented courses, and caters to almost 7,000 students, has one of the largest scholarship programmes in Northeast since its inception.
The scholarships are available to every student, during admission, who has scored over 70% and also to existing students enrolled in the university who secure distinctions in their university examinations.
The trust also sets aside about 100 seats every year to be allocated with a 100% course fee waiver. These seats are allocated to meritorious students from socially or economically backward families of the region.
The nominations can be sent to the below mentioned address:
Assam down town University, Admission office (Subject: Applications for free seats)
3rd Building, 7th Floor, down town hospital, Dispur,
Guwahati- 781006, Assam.
Phone: 8876309932 | Visit : www.adtu.in
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