KASI 1981 ALUMNI FOUNDATION

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SHORTLIST

KAF81 Scholarships 2021-22 SHORTLIST
Roll Number Full Name
2052394 Neeraj Kumar Dhavan
2066211 Manish Meena
18014014 Sarvanshi Swaroop
18024014 Vaibhav Jain
18053010 Barathwaj S
18084006 Dheeraj Tiwari
19034013 Shubhendra Kumar Ahirwar
19034014 Akshay Thotange
19045089 Rohit Ranjan
19045143 Utkarsh Srivastava
19045148 Bhavya Mangal
19054002 Ambi Kumari
19065016 Ankit Kumar
19065088 Shubham Mishra
19075001 Abhishek Agarwal
19075004 Shashank Adkeshwar
19075028 Diya Agrawal
19085065 Piyush Dubey
19085079 Sahil Kumar
19085081 Saurabh Singh
19085094 Vaibhav Agarwal
19095023 Ayush Kumar Shaw
19095111 Yash Upadhyay
19124006 Ayush Singh
19134001 Abhishek Anand
19135050 Lokesh Meena
19135134 Vivek Kumar Verma
19135136 Abhishek Pandey
19135141 Aayush Srivastava
19145045 Nilay Kumar
20014003 Amisha Meena
20014005 Brijendra Singh
20014007 Datshin R
20035003 Abhishek .
20035008 Amankumar Verma
20045041 Dipak Kanzariya
20045153 Deepak Verma
20045159 Lov Gautam
20065045 Karuna Nidhan
20065068 Pawan Kumar Sahu
20065101 Sudheer Mina
20065116 Yashika Chauhan
20065121 Krishna Soni
20065131 Priyanshu Ranjan
20065133 Aditya Chandra Srivastava
20065138 Ravi Kumar Sinha
20074028 Vishwa Sadula
20074031 Shubhankar Oad
20075043 Sai Kiran Kamma
20075100 Aaditya Kumar Rai
20075101 Aryan Sharma
20075105 Saumya Kushwaha
20084018 Omm Prakash Sahoo
20084022 Ritika Yadav
20085023 Devender Kumar
20085038 Ishwar Kumawat
20085072 Prince Kumar
20085081 Rahul Kumar
20095105 Saurabh Maurya
20134024 Sonu Kumar
20135034 Lohith Sai Chekka
20135075 Mohit Kumar Mina
20135113 Shivam Pandey
20144005 Aman Kumar
20145011 Ankit Kumar
20145028 Harshika Singh
20145069 Satwik Kumar
20145107 Ujwal Yadavilli
20154017 Rounak Kanwar
20155041 Dilip Kumar
20155084 Sara Gupta
20164010 Samruddhi Dhanwate
20165042 Priyanshi Kushwaha
20174004 Akash Singh
21045010 Aman Meena
21045128 Suryansh Shukla
21065057 Kalpik Mehta
21065058 Gunjan Kshirsagar
21065080 Pranav Shrivastava
21065097 Saurav Kumar
21074008 Ayush Borot
21074009 Mukesh Kumar Reddy Bommadi
21074021 Pranav Ajith
21074028 Shubham Sharma
21075015 Arindam Shrivastava
21075020 Mani Pradeep B
21075035 Unureddy Gundlakunta
21075038 Harpreet Singh
21075049 Kushagra Gupta
21075054 Mayank Verma
21075055 Yaswanth Kumar Menda
21075056 Rohith Sharma
21075062 Om Subham Pati
21075066 Rohith Peddi
21075078 Sangam Kumar
21075083 Siddhant Kharwar
21075088 Shashwat Upadhyay
21084003 Balveer Singh Rao
21084011 Ashwin Kumar
21085015 Chandrakant Badwane
21085028 Gautam Kumar
21085038 Khushal Yogi
21085048 Manoj Regar
21085052
Nannuri Pranay Kumar Reddy Nannuri
21085060 Aryan Patel
21085080 Samarth Sasane
21085100 Venkatesh Naik Sugali
21085109 Gireesh Reddy Yandapalli
21095008 Akash Kumar
21095015 Anant Saroj
21095029 Avnesh Kumar
21095035 Devpal Dan
21095037 Dhruv Chaudhary
21095043 Divyanshu Devashish
21095068 Lalit Singh
21095074 Khelankumar Mendapara
21095092 Raunak Pandey
21095093 Ravi Kumar Meena
21095097 Sachin Kumar
21095104 Nilesh Sangle
21124009 Anurag Kamboj
21124010 Aryan Ruia
21124021 Harshit Inani
21124029 Md Danish Ansari
21124038 Parangat Aditya
21134023 Priya Rathore
21135005 Aditya Gupta
21135014 Amit Meena
21135026 Arin Dhaulakhandi
21135045 Biswajit Mohapatra
21135054 Garvit Singhal
21135094 Piyush Gupta
21135096 Piyush Kumar
21135109 Rahul Mangla
21135115 Sahil Bomidwar
21135119 Sayyam Jain
21135125 Shoba Meena
21145037 Kamlesh Kumar
21165054 Shalabh Ankit
21174024 Vishnu Katara

OUR APPEAL

Our Appeal
To students of B-Tech and IDD at IIT-BHU (all years) who are economically weak or have high academic performance : Do visit our website for latest updates on scholarships and other schemes on offer. Visit the Apply Online Section here to apply.

To Batchmates of 1981 batch, other Alumni of IIT BHU and to all other visitors of the website: We are committed to grow the annual payout of scholarship and support to deserving students. We seek your contribution to the corpus and your participation in our activities.

How do I make a contribution ?

You may make your contributions by bank transfer to the following bank account below:

INDIAN CONTRIBUTORS (INR) :
Kasi 1981 Alumni Foundation can provide Sec 80G tax-break receipt for your contribution
  • Bank: ICICI Bank
  • Account Number: 196601000369
  • Name of Account Holder: KASI 1981 ALUMNI FOUNDATION
  • ISFC Code of branch: ICIC0001966
  • Address of branch: Pune, Koregaon Park Branch, “Out of the World”, GF, Lane 7, Koregaon Park, Pune 411001
  • Email address : ravi.uchil@kaf81.org

NRI CONTRIBUTORS (Foreign Currency) :
Please enquire if you wish to avail tax-break for your contribution
  • Name of Account: Contributions from NRI(s) Alumni (in Foreign Currency)
  • Account Number : 33279235362
  • Type of Account : Current
  • Name of Bank : State Bank of India, BHU Branch (Branch Code-211)
  • Bank Address : State Bank of India, BHU Branch, BHU Campus, Varanasi-221005, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • IFS Code : SBIN0000211
  • MICR Code : 21002003
  • BSR Code : 0000211
  • SWIFT Code : SBININBB501
  • Email address: assistantregistrar.academic@iitbhu.ac.in with copy to ravi.uchil@kaf81.org

ABOUT US

about us
KASI 1981 ALUMNI FOUNDATION is a not-for- profit company formed by alumni of the 1981 batch of IIT BHU and incorporated on 31st March, 2017 under Sec8 of the Indian Companies Act 2013 for carrying out charitable activities for the welfare of deserving and needy students of IIT BHU.

KASI 1981 ALUMNI FOUNDATION aspires to be the first choice for the students of IIT BHU seeking financial support for pursuing their education at the Institute or for furthering creative aspirations related to their curriculum.

NEWS & UPDATES


Inaugural  meeting of Kasi1981 Alumni Foundation held on 31st March, 2017 at Villa Rashmi, Malad, Mumbai.

Inaugural  meeting of Kasi1981 Alumni Foundation held on 31st March, 2017 at Villa Rashmi, Malad, Mumbai.

IITBHU students of team Avrera who competed in an electric car race in Malasia with help from Alumni of 1981 batch ITBHU in 2016

Presentation by team Avrera about the electric car being prepared for the competition in Malasia.

KAF81 Member Rajendra Tandon, Chemical 1981 speaks about the Foundation at the Launch of Centenary Celebrations Function at IIT-BHU on 23rd February, 2018

KAF81 Members meet with Director, IITBHU, Prof R Sangal on the side lines of the Function
 

Prof A S K Sinha, Dean, Academic Affairs gives away KAF81 Scholarship Certificates to students, 24th February, 2018.

Some of Scholarship awardees with Prof A S K Sinha and Members of KAF81.

KAF81 Scholarship Certificate.

Alma Communique Nov 21

APPLY ONLINE

KAF81 Scholarships 2021-22:

A record number of 440 applications were received last year 2020-21 and 36 students were awarded scholarships.
KAF81 is committed to support more students each year.

Applications for 2021-22 Scholarships are now CLOSED

KAF 81 FAQ (Applicants)

Q What is KAF81?
A KAF81 is an acronym for KASI 1981 Alumni Foundation. KAF81 also refers to itself simply as the “Foundation”. KAF81 is a not-for-profit company formed by the alumni of the 1981 batch of IIT-BHU.
Q What are the stated objectives of KAF81?
A KAF81 was setup to promote welfare programs for needy and deserving students of IIT-BHU.
Q When and where was KAF81 setup?
A KAF81 was incorporated on 31st March, 2017, in Mumbai.
Q What is the organizational form of KAF81: a Trust, a Registered Corporation, a Charity? Please explain.
A KAF81 is a Company incorporated under Section 8 of the Indian Companies Act, 2013.
Q How does KAF81 raise funds to accomplish its objectives?
A KAF81 raises funds through contributions, sponsorship etc from Members or their acquaintances.
Q What are the facets of the scholarship program?
A Merit-cum-Means Scholarships:
These are Annual Scholarships offered only to students who are Indian nationals residing in India and currently pursuing any stream at IIT-BHU, in any year of each course.
Students who have already received scholarships/ funding from elsewhere for the current academic year, cannot apply. In case scholarships/ funding is received by the student after the KAF81 Scholarship is awarded, the Foundation would recover the whole scholarship amount and give it to the next most deserving applicant.
After preliminary screening of applications by the KAF81 Scholarship Committee, applicants short-listed on the basis of both merit and means are met on campus by KAF81 Scholarship Committee members, comprising of Board members of the Foundation, over face-to-face or on-line video interviews.
The selection of awardees is done by the KAF81 Scholarship Committee and their decision if final. The award is a grant and not a loan, so no interest is charged, nor collateral taken, nor money expected to be returned to the Foundation. The award money will, in the general case, be transferred to the awardee fees account with the Institute.
Q What is the duration of scholarship: full academic journey or partial?
A Merit-cum-Means Scholarships are for two semesters (one academic year). The awardee may re-apply for the next year’s scholarships. Renewal is not automatic, and the student must continue to meet the rigid criteria plus also be evaluated alongside all other applicants.
Q As a recipient of the KAF81 Scholarship, what is expected of me?
A As a recipient of the KAF81 Scholarship, the recipient automatically becomes a member of KAF81 Excellence Team, a group of all current and past recipients of Scholarships from the Foundation. As a member of this group, the Foundation will appeal to you to contribute to the Foundation when you pass out of the Institute and secure your own livelihood. This is to encourage and enable you to support the Foundation in providing Scholarship Grants and welfare programs to other deserving and needy students from your Alma Mater, IIT-BHU. You are therefore obliged to regularly update your contact particulars with the KAF81 office.
Q How many students have been awarded scholarship, and in what amounts?
A KAF81 was set up in 2017. Scholarships awarded (Rs) :
2017-18 1,65,000
2018-19 2,30,000
2019-20 3,55,000
2020-21 4,50,000
Q Is the IIT-BHU administration involved in this process?
A IIT BHU Administration is involved in the collection of scholarship applications, vetting of applications for grade performance/JEE scores and income levels, routing KAF81 communications to students, supporting the interview process and issue of award funds. IIT BHU will communicate important notices to students, if any, related to the scholarship. However, applicants are requested to visit this website for any special notices related to the scholarship or other programs of KAF81
Q When can I make an application for academic year 2021-22, and how ?
A Applications for KAF81 Scholarships for academic year 2021-22 were accepted only upto 24th December 2021. Applications for KAF81 Scholarship 2021-22 are now CLOSED.
Q How can I communicate with KAF81 for any clarifications?
A For any general query or feedback please write to info@kaf81.org. A response may be expected within 7 working days. You may also give your feedback directly on the website in the Contact Us Section.

ADDITIONAL FAQ

1. Can I get a fee remission because my family’s income is very low?
KAF81 awards scholarships up to a maximum value of Rs 25000 per annum. Your tuition fee is determined by your family income. KAF81 scholarships are based on a number of criteria and your family income is one of those criterion.

2. I am in a preparatory course. What rank should I write in the application?
Unfortunately, preparatory-course students are not eligible for a scholarship from KAF81. You must be a regular, admitted student in one of the four/five years.

3. I put down my JEE Advance roll number instead of my my Institute roll number. What can I do to correct this?
Fill out a new application. Your Institute roll number is required.

4. I did not write my surname in my application. What can I do to correct this?
Your name must be exactly the same as recorded by the Institute. Fill out a fresh application. Surname is mandatory.

5. The question asks “Did you secure admission through any other means or quota?” What does quota mean?
The question asks you to state whether you are a General Category student or Reserved Category student. Did you secure admission through Sports Quota etc ?

6. I am a first-year student and my family income is less than 1 lakh. The university has already reduced my fees. Am I still eligible to apply?
Yes, you are still eligible to apply

7. I am a first-year student and I want to know who can apply.
You must be a regular, admitted student with Institute-provided Roll Number.

8. I am a first-year student but I have not received my Institute roll number.
Check with the Institute. Your roll number should have been allotted by now.

9. My family income is 6.3 lakhs; am I still eligible to apply?
Yes, you can apply.

10. What are the due dates and deadlines for applications?
For 21-22 Scholarships last date is 24th Dec 2021

11. I am a PhD student. Can I apply for the KAF81 Scholarship?
KAF81 Scholarships are only for B.Tech and IDD students.

12. I have family related issues which necessitates my need for a scholarship
We empathize with difficult situations in our students’ families and will factor the same in our decision-making process. Please see the eligibility criteria for applying.

13. I am getting a Merit cum Means Scholarship from the Institute. Can I apply for KAF81 Scholarship?
No, you cannot. As per the eligibility criteria KAF81 Scholarships are only granted to students who are not getting any other scholarships.

CONTACT US

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Address:
Deval Patel Associates, Deval Chambers,
2 Nanabhai Lane, Flora Fountain, Fort,
Mumbai – 400 001

Email
For general queries and feedback: info@kaf81.org