Gujarat Technological University has been awarded the Information Communication Technology(ICT) Enabled University of the year award by the Jury in the E - India 2009 award ceremony held at Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad on 26th August,2009. The event was organized by Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies CSDMS and Co organized by Ministry of Communication and IT,
Government of India as well as National E governance plan. The event was sponsored by companies like IBM, SIEMENS, Microsoft, Infosys Etc. Awards were given in the several Categories like e-Agriculture, e- Gov,Digital Learning, e- Health etc.
Gujarat Technological University has been awarded as ICT enabled University in the Digital Learning Category. The ICT enabled University of the year seeks to acknowledge and highlight the achievements of the institute in bringing new and innovative endeavours for the benefit of the Higher Education community.
Gujarat Technological University has been awarded this for its project - Gujarat Common Entrance Exam (GCET -2009). This was the first time in India that any State level (Government ) Entrance Exam was conducted online for about 23,000 students at 21 centres in 11 cities of Gujarat. The entire project used cutting –edge technology and offered innovative solutions to address online application, Online Exam
delivery and instantaneous declaration of printed score card and Online counselling for admission. It is noteworthy that the University started functioning only from August,2008 and in its first year itself, the University has bagged the prestigious award.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad