GNLU offers tuition fee waiver to serving, retd IAF personnel & wards
The Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) in Gandhinagar on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Air force to offer tuition fee waiver to serving and retired IAF personnel and their wards.
As per the MoU, while GNLU will waive 100 per cent tuition fee for undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG) and PhD programmes, 50 per cent waiver in tuition fees will be given for diploma programmes to IAF personnel and their wards.
The collaboration will also provide an opportunity for the serving IAF personnel to undertake customised or short-duration training courses in arbitration law, contract law, air and space law, criminal law, cyber law and international law, with a 50 per cent waiver in course fees.
The MoU was signed by the Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Education), Air Vice-Marshal Rajeev Sharma, and GNLU Director Professor S Shanthakumar, in the presence of senior IAF officers and GNLU faculty members at the campus. Shanthakumar said GNLU takes pride in training officers of Indian armed forces.
Air Vice Marshal Rajeev Sharma said that the Air Force has collaborated with 14 universities in the country as a part of Project Akashdeep, but GNLU is the only university to offer 100 per cent tuition fee waiver in the UG, PG and PhD programmes.