Upcoming Plaksha University is India’s largest collective philanthropy effort to build a new model of engineering education and research. It is backed by 70+ academic and business leaders from 5 countries and envisions to reimagine technology education and research for India and the world. The early founders of Plaksha were also involved with Ashoka University, which has emerged as one of the leading liberal arts colleges in India. Plaksha will offer a very qualified faculty of permanent as well as temporary members who have had considerable experience and hold accolades and expertise in their respective disciplines. Plaksha will provide students with state of the art infrastructure as well as world-class facilities in terms of academics as well as for recreational purposes. 

Latest Update: Plaksha has started accepting the application forms. The admissions for the 2021-22 cohort will take place in 3 rounds. Admissions to Tech Leaders Fellowship are offered on a rolling basis.

Plaksha Highlights

Launch 2021
Type Private
Campus  50 acres
Application Mode Online
Popular Courses B.Tech, Young Tech Scholars, TLF
Location

Alpha, Sector 101, IT City Rd, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab 140306

Website https://plaksha.org

Plaksha Courses

Plaksha will offer undergraduate programs in computing and intelligence, robotics, autonomy and connected systems. At the master's level, Plaksha offers Tech Leaders Fellowship for fresh graduates and working professionals. Plaksha also offers a summer program called Young Tech Scholars for High school students

Courses

Eligibility

Young Tech Scholars

For 9th to 11th Grades

B.Tech

10+2 from any recognized board

Tech Leaders Fellowship

Graduation

  • The Plaksha Tech Leaders Fellowship (TLF) is a one year, fully residential, post-graduate program to nurture leaders in technology who are passionate about solving real-life challenges and designing scalable tech-centric solutions.
  • The curriculum has been designed by a Program Committee of academicians and cutting-edge AI and ML practitioners and researchers.
  • Admission to B.Tech will be done on the basis of the valid marks in SAT, ACT, KVPY, JEE Mains.
  • Interested candidates can submit their applications for admission through the online mode via the Plaksha’s website.

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Plaksha Scholarship

Plaksha is committed to offering the Fellowship to the most talented and deserving students across the country. Plaksha offers a mix of full and partial scholarships to all selected candidates who meet the eligibility and merit criteria to avail the scholarship. The scholarship that a successful applicant gets will be based on merit and need. Plaksha also encourages candidates to apply early to get the maximum scholarships. There are a total of 20 Full Scholarships as well as 40 Partial Scholarships.

Apart from this, Plaksha has announced the ‘Bharti Scholarship’ to empower students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds for full-time undergraduate studies. The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to deserving candidates subject to eligibility through a stringent selection process. As part of this scholarship, the recipients are known as “Bharti Scholars”, will be eligible for:

  • Student mentoring program by senior faculty and industry leaders during the first year.
  • Participation in Exchange Programs with Global Universities to broaden their horizon with projects, research, etc. 
  • Lifelong fellowship, visit Plaksha campus anytime, attend conferences that cover a wide range of topics and volunteer at Alumni events.

Plaksha Faculty

Faculty at Plaksha Tech Leaders Fellowship, the one-year, fully residential master's level program, are leading academics from all over the world. Plaksha also has many guest teachers and outstanding people from the industry who come and teach. All members of the faculty have obtained considerable expertise through years of experience and research. The faculties are renowned industry experts from MIT, UC Berkeley, Purdue University, Michigan, UPenn, Google, and IBM. 

All faculty members at the institute are highly cooperative towards students and always encourage effective education by introducing new and innovative methods of teaching and learning. The faculty members make sure that they are available to students for clarification and solving doubts even outside of the classroom. 

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Plaksha FAQs

Ques. Is it mandatory to have an engineering degree to apply at Plaksha?

Ans. No. At Plaksha, anyone with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, maths or science may apply for the course. Technical prerequisites in math and programming are defined on Plaksha’s official website. If candidates are certain that they meet these technical prerequisites, without the aforementioned degrees, they are welcome to apply and it may consider their application.

Ques. Is there an application fee at Plaksha?

Ans. There is no application fee at Plaksha. interested candidates can apply free of charge.

Ques. Does the Plaksha have a partnership with top institutions?

Ans. Plaksha has inked partnerships with 3 eminent institutions namely, UC Berkeley, Purdue University and SRI International (erstwhile Stanford University Research Institute).