Please select a category to view.
The Department of Mathematics, IISc, is happy to announce a new scholarship named
after Professor K. Venkatchalaienger which is made possible through a generous
donation received from an admirer and a student of Professor K. Venkatchalaienger.
Each academic year, students of the mathematics department who have completed their
third year of the PhD programme or the fifth year of the Integrated PhD programme
will be eligible to apply for the "Professor
K. Venkatchalaienger Scholarship".
Applications for this scholarship are sought at the beginning of each academic year.
A committee after scrutinising the applications, announces the name of the
successful candidate based on scholastic achievements of these candidates. At
present, the scholarship carries an award of Rs.60,000 each year.
Professor K. Venkatchalaienger, who received his DSc from the Calcutta University in
1944, was an outstanding mathematician. He was Professor and Head of the Department
of Mathematics at the Central College (Bangalore). He was also Professor and Head of
the Department of Post Graduate Studies in Mathematics at Manasgangothri, Mysore
during the period 1961 - 1966. Professor K. Venkatchalaienger was the President of
the Indian Mathematical Society for the 1979 - 1980 term. He passed away in
December 2003 at Bangalore when he was 95 years of age.