Promising safe, secure and conducive environment for study, Punjab based Government Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRS -PTU) assures to provide world class quality technical education to students of Northeast along with special scholarship and welfare schemes.
Specially for the Northeast students the university offers courses in textile engineering, agriculture and food science.
Renowned academician and administrator MRS-PTU, Registrar Dr Gurinder Pal Singh Brar told media persons here on Wednesday, “Lots of students from northeast shows interest in textile engineering, we are one of the pioneering in textile engineering, agriculture and food science are of great interest of your region.”
Dr. Brar said that the MRS-PTU will also provide attractive scholarship schemes, Welfare Schemes of the Center and state government for NER students as well as safety and security environments for NER students in the premier institute of Punjab Government.
He said technical education plays a vital role in human resource development of the country by creating skilled manpower, enhancing industrial productivity and improving the quality of life of its people.
“At times of impending the 4th industrial revolution with consequent disruptions in both technologies and technical education, we are committed to provide up–to– date technical education and training to enlighten and train young minds to uncover their talents to harness new emerging avenues and opportunities,” he said. University provided environment friendly cutting edge Technology and promoting the use of science and technology for bolstering our development and national growth, the academician and administrator MRS-PTU, Registrar Brar added.
Dr. Gurinder Pal Singh Brar said the university will help the students of North Easter States realising dreams in Higher education, getting prestigious jobs in Government and private sector and studying abroad through various pathway programmes initiated by the premier University. All Central and state government scholarship and welfare schemes are available in the government university, he said.
“ Punjab Chief Minister Scholarship for Meritorious Students up to 100 percent fee waiver for brilliant students, Ishan Vikas and Ishan Uday schemes (for NER students) are being implemented for the students of the North Eastern region by the University,” he added.
The Government of India (GOI) has launched Special Scholarship for North-East Students many schemes and initiatives for the betterment and development of the North-eastern region of India. Science & Technology Interventions in the North East Region (STINER) to motivate them to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics and to facilitate internship opportunities for the engineering college students in various institutes of national importance.
The Ishan Uday Scholarship Scheme is administered by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Under the scheme scholarship is provided to the students having parental income up to Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum from the North East Region for pursuing general degree, technical and professional degree courses including medical and para-medical courses.
Dr Brar said that university would help the students of Northeast in realising their dreams in higher education, getting prestigious jobs in government sector and studying abroad through various pathway programmes initiated MRS-PTU. All Central and state government scholarship and welfare schemes were available in the government university, he added.
“Punjab Chief Minister Scholarship for Meritorious Students up to 100 percent fee waiver is another big advantage for brilliant students. The students can contact University on Toll free number:- 1800-121-1833 and Website:- www.mrsptu.ac.in”, he informed. Giving details about collaborative pathway education programmes between MRS-PTU and Wayne State University (WSU), Dean Consultancy and Industry Linkage-cum-Chairman, Admission Cell Dr Manjeet Bansal said a student after studying in the MRS-PTU for three years will complete the fourth and fifth-year of study at WSU under 3 plus 2 and 3 plus 1 programme. After completion of a 4 year course, the MRS-PTU students will get B.Tech degree from WSU, he added.