Applications are invited for the IEEE student funding from the student members. 

  1. IEEE Student Project funding (IEEESPF) maximum amount of Rs. 15,000/- will be granted.
  2. IEEE would like to fund maximum of two projects per college, which includes the minimum two and maximum four students in a project-batch.
  3. Faculties as a guide are requested to propose only one project for IEEESP funding in a financial year.
  4. IEEESPF proposals are to be submitted through the IEEE student branch counselor and the principal to the IEEE Madras section through e-mail,, in the Word format (*.doc) only.
  5. All the correspondence to be communicated through email / hard copy by post. The subject should be in the form(College name_guidename_date of correspondence; Kamban Engineering College_G.Elangovan_31st October 2022; subject as KEC_GE_311022).
  6. Thirty IEEE funded projects titled are listed as Appendix-B, which can’t be repeated for the funding request.

Appendix -A

A certificate of the form typed below as Appendix-A, should be enclosed.

This is to certify that Mr/Miss ——- (Include names of all the team members along with their IEEE student membership number) are bonafide final year UG students.  It is also certified that final project report along with utilization certificate signed by the project guide & Principal will be sent to the IEEE Madras Section in the *.doc format through e-mail.

    1. The maximum amount that could be sanctioned is Rs.15,000/-. Additional expenditure, if any shall be borne by the institute itself.
    2. The Maximum number of projects that could be supported is TEN.
    3. The project duration shall be for SIX months.
    4. The format for the submission of the proposal is as given below.

a. Name(s) of student (s) with contact details (mobile, e-mail, mailing address)
b. IEEE membership details
c. Name of the Department
d. Name of the College with address
e. Name of the Guide with contact details (mobile, e-mail, mailing address)
f. Title of the Project
g. Brief description of the project (Objective, Methodology, Monthly action plan for 6 months)
h. Budget allocation with break-up
i. Signature of the students/Project guide/IEEE student branch counselor/Principal

IEEE Madras Section Student Project Funding (SPF 2023-24)

Greetings from IEEE Madras Section.  

IEEE Madras Section is happy to invite SPF proposals for IEEE Madras Section, Student Project Funding (SPF 2023-24). SPF was implemented during the year 2010 and being continues to benefit the student community to motivate the students for the proto type development. Under this scheme, Rs.6,67,500/- for 85 projects were funded by IEEE Madras Section from IEEE SBs across the state.

Who is Eligible?

IEEE student members are eligible to apply, who is undergoing UG(III/final year) program from the Engineering Colleges, with the guidance of IEEE Professional members working at Engineering Institutions of Tamilnadu and Pondicherry. Project duration period of maximum 5 months.

Detailed Abstract of the project in 3 to 5 pages in MS-Word format is to be sent to   followed by a hard copy to the office address of IEEE Madras Section.  The detailed abstract should contain the following: 1. Project title in English explaining Objectives, 2. Social relevance, 3. Methodology / Tools used, 4. Project estimation, 5. Acknowledgements from the Institution.

Covering letter with the following information is to be attached along with the detailed abstract:
Name of the student(s) and guide with their contact and membership details Institution affiliation details of supervisor and students.

Personal declaration from supervisor and students with the Bonafide Certificate as per Annexure- I, should be sent along with the abstract.

General Instructions

Each college can submit maximum five student projects, final validation of the project will be considered, only if the project is completed in the form of a prototype. layout, breadboard assembly and software projects demonstration through laptop will be liable to get rejected. 
Project guide, working in Engineering Institution can supervise, only one project in an academic year. All the project abstracts will be allotted a reference number by the section.  All further correspondence will be made by referring the same. Change of project name / team members will not be entertained after proposal submission. Funded projects list of 85 projects (2010-2023) by the IEEE Madras Section SPF is given in Annexure – II,  Repetition of the same project / similar projects will not be entertained for Student Project Funding again.

10 Projects, with the maximum amount of Rs.10,000/- will be granted with certificate based on the quality & usefulness of the project and the bill of materials. Final validation is done at the IEEE office will be selected/rejected based on the validation from the panel of judges. Only the selected project will be given funding and certification. Rest of the participants are not eligible for participation certificate or funding.


  • Submission deadline : 26 th Dec 2023, 5.00p.m
  • Selection Notification : 23 rd Jan 2024
  • Submission of Project Report : 19 th Mar 2024
  • Project Demonstration : 20 th April 2024
  • Result Announcement : 20 th April 2024

Thanking you, Sincerely

Dr. V. Nagarajan
Chairman Sub- committee (IEEE Student Project)
IEEE Madras Section