SCHOLARSHIP AND TALENT REWARD TEST (STaRT)
Apex Professional University (APU) strongly believes in the fact that monetary constraints should not be an obstacle for a student to have access to quality education. So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU.
Real development is possible only when quality education reaches the remote areas of our society. Apex Foundation Bengaluru, the sponsoring body of Apex Professional University, is widely recognized for its commitment to provide various scholarships based on performance and merit. Apex Foundation Bengaluru, constantly endeavours to provide educational opportunities to those who need them the most. Professional higher education is crucial for the children of tribal area, in order to gain career competencies, leading to remunerative placement in industry and enhance self-esteem in society.
The STaRT Scheme has been initiated to encourage the talent of such students and thereby strengthening the roots of our future generation. This is a small step towards the collective goal of making India the knowledge superpower of the world. All the applicants who want Scholarship for University Campus Programmes at APU may apply for STaRT. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the Scholarship and Talent Reward Test (STaRT) results and it is applicable to all Graduate and Postgraduate Courses.
Students are requested to register their names and procure the scholarship application from the registration counter / admission office of your school or college / in our University counter / any place identified by the University well before the last date of submission.
STRUCTURE OF THE TEST
|SUBJECT DURATION||NUMBER OF QUESTIONS||MARKS FOR QUESTION||TEST PATTERN|
|Aptitude 50 Minute||50||One||MCQ|
|English 25 Minute||30||One||MCQ|
|General Knowledge 15 Minute||20||One||MCQ|
ALLOCATION OF SCHOLARSHIP:
Scholarship to the applicants will be awarded on the basis of relative performance of all the applicants appearing in the test. For every schedule merit list will be prepared and top 1/4th applicants (subject to cut-off marks as decided by the university) of each schedule will be eligible for Scholarship. The Scholarships to the students will be granted as per the following performance:
|Sr. No.||Marks secured in STaRT||% of Fee Concession|
|2||>81% to 95%||75%|
|3||>71% to 80%||50%|
|4||>60% to 70%||30%|
The Selection Procedure is purely based on Scholarship and Talent Reward Test (STaRT) results. Scholarship seats are limited. Final decision of granting scholarship is decided by the Apex Foundation Bengaluru. The mentioned percentages are only eligibility to apply for scholarship.
Scholarship is granted on semester basis and continuation in second and further semesters of the programme of study is subject to scholarship policy. Second Semester onwards Scholarship will be given to the students on the basis of Term End Examination (External Marks) obtained as defined in allocation of scholarship subject to discipline and maintenance of attendance of at least 85% by the student.