Free Education Scheme (For wards of Ex-Servicemen & Martyrs)


To Provide  free education to wards of Defence Ex-Servicemen & Martyrs. This includes personals of tri-service that is Army, Navy & Air Force.

Mastermind Foundation has initiated this project along with VELS University  & Dr. MGR University of Chennai to provide free education to wards of retired and Martyred defence personals.


We are in talks with other top premier universities to provide free higher education seats for wards of defence ex-servicemen and martyrs. We plan to provide more than 100+ free higher education seats each year in the next 5 years.


We started this project in the year 2023 with VELS University & Dr. MGR University. We have agreed to provide 20 Free seats to wards of defence Ex-servicemen & Martyrs in various streams including Engineering, B.Sc, BL, BBA etc.

We will update the free seats information from Dr. MGR University shortly.

VELS University Application form

Who Can Apply

  1. Wards of Ex-Servicemen or Martyrs of Indian Army, Indian Navy & Indian Air Force can only Apply.
  2. The Student should have completed their 12th in 2024.
  3. The Student should not be enrolled in another college in the previous year.
  4. The Ex-Serviceman or Martyr should have served in Indian Army, Navy or Air Force only.

Steps to Apply

  1. Click on the application button below to access the form.
  2. Read the application form thoroughly before filling the form
  3. Keep the following document ready: Student Aadhaar card, Student 12th mark Sheet, Students 12th Marks, Ex-Servicemen PPO & identity card.
  4. You will be given 3 option to apply from the list of 15 options. Choose different options in all the three selection to indicate you 1st, 2nd and 3rd Preference. Option 1 is you first preference and option 3 is your last preference.
  5. Check all the info before submitting.
  6. All document that needs to be uploaded should be in PDF or JPEG or PNG format. The Document should be less that 2 MB.
  7. Keep students phone number, Students E-Mail ID and Partner / Guardian Phone & Email ID ready.
  8. If you have any issues with filling the form, please contact us.

Instructions for CBSE Students

  1. We are aware that you results are not yet out. Kindly fill the form without your 12th marks details.
  2. You will receive a submission link to your registered email from where you can edit the application form.
  3. Once the results are out, kindly upload your mark sheet and details.

Courses Offered

  1.  ⁠B Com General (Evening Batch)
  2. B.B.A
  3. B.A Economics
  4. B Sc Viscom
  5. B Sc Information Technology
  6. ⁠B.C.A (Evening Batch)
  7. ⁠B Sc Biotechnology
  8. B Sc Microbiology
  9. ⁠B Sc Biochemistry
  10. ⁠B Sc Chemistry
  11. ⁠B.A English
  12. B Com., LL.B., Hons
  13. B.P.T
  14. B Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  15. ⁠B Tech Civil Engineering

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