FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
The foundation is a non-governmental, non profit initiative open to all. Several educational institutions and industries are currently the associate partners of the foundation. The foundation regularily conducts faculty development programs, facilitate in the running of long term degree / diploma programs in new areas and take up, in general, several activities related to quality education at all levels.
FAER is glad to announce the FAER - McAfee Scholar Programme to select scholars from engineering colleges based on a project work in the areas of Computer Science and Information Technology, Communications technologies and concepts (digital, optical, wireless, satellite etc.), Power and Energy Systems, Signal Processing, Applications, Innovative applications of systems for problems related to rural areas and disadvantaged people.
The main objective is to provide exposure of a good institution to rural based high school students. There are primarily three components of this program: (a) To provide a reasonable exposure to language – speaking and writing. (b)To provide exposure to some aspects of mathematics. (c) To familiarize them with some gadgets and ways of living in an institution including several normal functions like eating in a mess, using libraries, living in a hostel, etc. The students will get some exposure to laboratories, sports facilities and other campus facilities.