Frequently Asked
Questions

The undergraduate students enrolled in chartered Public and Private sector Universities in an ICT related discipline and registered/undertaking their Final Year Projects are eligible to apply for funding under this initiative through their respective Head of Departments (HoDs)

A maximum of Rs. 80,000/- can be provided to a single Final Year Project (FYP) with certain restrictions. Details have already been provided to the University administration and are also available at web page of the program.

Each University/Institution is encouraged to submit multiple projects per ICT related department/discipline to ensure maximum participation and for the benefit to their students.

The Fund would like to accommodate a maximum number of quality projects provided they are selected by a committee of experts of Ignite. However, due to budget limitations, all recommended projects will likely not to be funded.

The last date for submission of forms to Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) is March 15, 2018. It should be noted that forms submitted directly by the students to Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) will not be entertained.

Only prescribed “Final Year Project (FYP) Nomination Form” can be submitted through respective Head of Departments (HoDs) for this initiative. The form is available in “Download” section.

The ICT related disciplines include Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecom Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer System Engineering, Software Engineering, Information & Communication System Engineering, Computer Science & Information Technology, Mechatronics Engineering, Engineering Science etc.

No. Only students enrolled in (4 year) undergraduate ICT related degree programs are eligible to apply for funding under this initiative.

The current initiative for which nominations are being invited is aimed to target those final year undergraduate students who have registered and are undertaking their Final Year Projects (FYPs) during the year 2017-18.

It is envisaged that the program will continue in the future as well however, detailed information regarding this will be made available at our website at an appropriate time.

“Terms and Conditions” and “Focal Person’s Nomination Form” should be signed by Head of the university/institution.