To celebrate the spirit of the Haryana Swarna Jayanti Celebrations which began on 1 November 2016, The NorthCap University, Gurugram held its Fee Concession and Merit Scholarship Distribution Ceremony 2016 on 9 December 2016. The University awarded these scholarships on merit and means basis to deserving students. Prof. Furqan Qamar, Secretary General, Association of lndian Universities, New Delhi was the Chief Guest at the event.
Professor Furqan Qamar, an internationally renowned and nationally respected educationist is dedicated to the inter-university system of the country.
Other luminaries present were The NorthCap University’s Founder Members Shri Avdhesh Mishra and Shri Shiv Saran Mehra; Chancellor and Founder Member, Shri V Daulet Singh; Pro-Chancellor, Prof Prem Vrat and Vice-Chancellor, Brig SK Sharma (Retd). 266 students benefitted from the scholarships and fee concessions amounting to Rs 1.41 crores. The University has been awarding scholarships and fee concessions each year to its Engineering, Management and Law students. 86 meritorious students were awarded scholarships and 106 students from the economically weaker sections were given fee waivers.
The Chief Guest Prof. Furqan Qamar speaking at the event said, “The efforts of The NorthCap University, Gurugram in providing fee concession to economically weaker sections and scholarships to meritorious students is laudable. Every university should follow the 3Es which are Equality, Expansion and Excellence and I am happy to see that NCU is following them.” Advising students, Prof Qamar said, “Students should be oriented towards merit, capitalize on opportunities provided by the University and continue getting better in whatever they do, but above all be good human beings”.
Speaking at the occasion the Pro Vice-Chancellor Brig. SK Sharma (Retd) said, “The NorthCap University provides quality programmes which are recognised by the UGC and the Bar Council of India. The University understands its responsibility towards society and offers scholarships and fee concessions to deserving students and is committed towards sustaining this effort.”
Akshay Kumar, BTech, one of the beneficiaries of the fee waiver said, “I am from an economically weak background so could not afford a good education. With the benefit of the fee waiver I will be able to pursue technical education of the highest quality, get a well-paying job and support my family.”