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Study-In-India: 2021 Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarship For International Students

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi is inviting applications from foreign students for grant of scholarship to pursue higher studies at Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Ph.D level in Indian Educational Institutes /Universities for the Academic Year 2021 2022.

The courses include: science, humanities, commerce, and engineering except medical studies.

Students from Nigeria, having good academic record (with minimum 60 percent marks or GPA 3 out of GPA 5 in qualifying examinations) and proficient in English, are welcome to apply for the ICCR scholarships.

Scholarship Details

Indian Council for Cultural Relations with a mandate of administering scholarship programmes of Government of India annually awards about 3940 scholarship under 26 different schemes to foreign students from about 140 counties. Amongst these 23 schemes, six are funded by ICCR from its’ own grant and others are administered on behalf of MEA and Ministry of Ayush.

The courses offered for studies are for under-graduation, post-graduation and M. Phil /PhD levels. In every academic year ICCR holds about 6000 + foreign students who are studying at various Central/States University, Institutes, NITs and Agricultural Institutions etc.

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Scholarship Requirements

Applicants should be between 18-30years at the time of admission. Applicants can apply to 5 universities /institutions in order of preference.

Applicants should visit the university institute’s website for detailed guides before applying.

The marks sheets of levels 10 and 10+2 of school and other relevant documents required by the university must be uploaded along with transcripts in English.

A 500-word essay in English needs to be submitted to ascertain English proficiency.

Students can also submit their TOFEL/IELTS/ Standardized Test scores, if available.

Required Documents

  • Universities/Institutions may also conduct an online interviews for applicants.
  • Shortlisted students would appear for personal interview and verification at the Indian High Commission.
  • Health Certificate is important.

Method of Application

In a step forward towards “Digital India” ICCR developed “Admissions to Alumni (A2A Portal)” to streamline and make the scholarship work transparent.

With the introduction of the portal from the academic year 2018-19 onwards, ICCR scholarship programmes are not only digitized for aspiring foreign students but also have become effortless and transparent offering wide choices to the students as such.

The portal contains all relevant information regarding ICCR sponsored scholarship schemes and other information like name of the Indian universities, courses offered by them and guideline of scholarship schemes etc.

Use the link below to access the portal and submit your application.

Deadline: May 30, 2021

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