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Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) for African Students in India 2021/2022

Good news! Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations is offering up to 900 scholarships for African scholars to embark on undergraduate, postgraduate and higher courses program at Institutions/Universities in India.

Application Deadline: 28th February 2021

Duration: Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations is Offered Annually.

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The ICCR – Indian Council for Cultural Relations – implements Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations on behalf of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Type: undergraduate, post-graduate

Eligibility for Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations

  • Scholars applying for doctoral/ post-doctoral program should include a synopsis of the projected area of research.
  • Scholars aiming to study performing arts should, if possible, enclose video/ audio cassettes of their recorded performances.
  • Applicants must have adequate knowledge of English.
  • ICCR will not acknowledge submissions which are sent to ICCR directly by the students or which are sent by local Embassies/High Commissions in New Delhi.
  • Precedence will be given to scholars who have never studied in India before.
  • No submission will be accepted for admission to courses in MBBS/MD or Dentistry/Nursing.
  • Applicants should know that Indian universities/educational institution are independent and henceforth have their own eligibility standards which have to be fulfilled.
  • Scholar must carry a proper visa. Students should make certain that they get the right visa from the Indian Embassy/High Commission. Government of India instruction request that if a an individual arrives without appropriate visa and his/her actual admission at the University/Institute does not matter, he/she will be deported to his/her nation.
  • Preceding parting from India the individuals should seek out for a comprehensive briefing from the Indian Diplomatic Mission in their nation about living conditions in India/the details of scholarship/the type and period of the course to which he/she is admitted. Scholars have to notify the Indian Embassy/High Commission of their travel plans well in advance so that ICCR can make reception and other arrangements for them.
  • Be advised to come along with some money to meet incidental expenditures on arrival in India.
  • Those who are given award should come along with all documents relating to their qualification in original for verification by the respective college/university at the time of admission.

Number of Scholarships: 900

Benefits of Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations

(Figure is in Indian currency)

  • Accommodation stipend (monthly)
  • 5,500 for Undergraduate, Postgraduate 6,000 M.Phil / Ph.D 7,000, Post-doctoral Fellow-7,500
  • House Rent Allowance (month)
  • Grade one metropolises (5,000) and In other metropolises (4,500)
  • Contingent Grant (yearly)
  • Postgraduate (7,000) M/Phil / Ph.D and M.Tech./ME-12,500, Undergraduate(5,000), Postdoctoral studies (15,500), Tuition Fee/Other Compulsory Fee-As per actual (excluding refundable amount) –Thesis and dissertation Expenses (Once in entire duration of course)
  • 10,000 (D Scholar) and for BBA/BCA/MBA/MCA/M.Tech and other course required submission of Project (7.000)
  • Medical Benefits
  • During the program scholars are supposed to get treatment only at medical centre or dispensary attached to universities / Institutes where they enrolled or in the nearest Government hospital.

Duration of Scholarship: For the period of study

Check Official Website for Eligible African Countries

To be taken at (country): India

How to Apply for Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations

  • Make sure to read the instructions before filling out the application form.
  • Make certain also to read the financial terms and conditions.
  • Comprehensive procedures on the process of applying for ICCR Scholarships online on the A2A Portal and procedure and norms governing the same is given on the www.a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in
  • Scholars have to read instructions and apply through the same website.

Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations is offering up to 900 scholarships for African scholars to embark on undergraduate, postgraduate and higher courses program at Institutions/Universities in India.

Visit Scholarship webpage for details on Indian Government Scholarships by Indian Council for Cultural Relations.

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