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Free Admission


This is an unique initiative to give free Education & fee relaxation to meritorious students belonging to families living Below Poverty Line (BPL) & economically weaker sections specially from underprivileged rural areas. Already more than 1000 students are availing this facility studying in courses like B. Tech, MCA, MBA, MSW etc. in various institutes run by the foundation.  More than 500 of these students have already passed out & are successfully placed in different organizations making the efforts of ERDF fruitfull. Special relaxation in fee & free admission facility is also benefiting the deserving students in the two CBSE schools situated in rural areas.

ERDF also extends merit cum means scholarship for brilliant students pursuing higher education elsewhere in India. The grants range from token cash award, provision for text books, hostel facilities etc. Prof Qoumrul Hoque Memorial Scholarship is given every year to 25 meritorious and economically weaker section  students of the Barak Valley Region (with special reservation for Chairman’s Hometown). Prof Qoumrul Hoque memorial scholarship is named after the renowned Philanthropist and educationist of the region.
Free Admission For Rank Holder: First five rank holder of respective state board examination 10th /(10+2) will be given free admission in any of the Institution under ERDF
Special Relaxation: Special relaxation in fees will be given to the exceptionally meritorious students belonging to various backward minority & Tribal communities of NE region as per the norms of ERDF.


All the initiatives of. ERDF are noticeable for the facts that the Foundation has been always focussing on free admission to BPL students in all its courses, award of scholarships to meritorious poor students etc. Students willing to apply for freeship in any of the group institutions under ERD Foundation have to fulfil the following criteria’s:

He /She should be Meritorious and from an economically backward Family
He or She should be an orphan and no one to financially support them
The family income should not exceed 2.5lakh per annum.
Secured very high marks in the last qualifying examination