Indian Council for Cultural Relations Scholarship Schemes

  • General Scholarship Scheme - ICCR

    The General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) is one of the most important popular schemes of the ICCR for foreign students. 499 scholarships are offered annually to nationals of developing and non developing countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Scholarships for medical studies such as MBBS, BDS or for medical research leading to Ph.D. degrees are not offered under GSS. (Please note: This scheme was earlier known as General Cultural Scholarship Scheme GCSS). Under this scheme we are offering UG, PG, B.Tech., M.Phil, Ph.D. & Post Doctoral Courses.

  • Bangladesh Scholarship Scheme - ICCR

    Under this Scholarship Scheme, 200 scholarships are offered to Bangladesh nationals, 100 under the ICCR programme (Bangladesh Scholarship Scheme, UG, PG, Ph.D.including Engineering Courses) as well as 100 under agency work India Scholarship (Bangladesh) Scheme on behalf of the MEA to pursue UG, PG, Ph.D./Post Doctoral (excluding Engineering) Courses.

  • Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme - ICCR

    This scholarship is meant for the nationals of the Commonwealth countries. 26 scholarships are awarded annually under the ICCR Programme for postgraduate studies and a few are for Under Graduate and Ph.D. studies.

  • Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme - ICCR

  • CEP/EEP Scholarship Scheme - ICCR

    Under the Cultural Exchange Programme/Educational Exchange Programme signed between India and other foreign countries, the ICCR offers slots as indicated in the CEP/EEPs slots for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. The slots are offered only to those countries where we have valid CEP/EEPs. Terms and conditions are governed by the terms and conditions of the CEP/EEP's

  • ICCR Scholarship Scheme for Indian Music and Dance

    FOR LEARNING INDIAN DANCE AND MUSIC International students wishing to learn Indian music and dance have access to the best of institutions and gurus across the country. The list is given below. Facilities are available to learn all types of classical and traditional forms of dance and music. The institutions and the teachers themselves, given their stature, often organize public performances in which the students, after attaining an adequate degree of expertise, can hope to participate.

  • Silver Jublee Scholarship Scheme - MEA

    Scholarship slots under this scheme, as agency work of MEA for Nepal have been increased from 30 to 64 from academic year, 2006-07. This scheme is only for Post Graduate and Ph.D. courses.

  • AYUSH Scholarship Scheme for BIMSTEC Countries - MEA

    This scheme is meant for BIMSTEC countries. Under this scheme 30 scholarships are provided to pursue courses in Indian traditional medical system such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. The BIMSTEC countries covered are Thailand, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Myanmar. This scheme is handled by ICCR as Agency work on behalf of BIMSTEC Division, MEA

  • Aid-to-Maldives Scholarship Scheme - MEA

    The Council implements these scheme on behalf of MEA. Under these Scholarship Scheme 20 slots each are offered to nationals of Bhutan (for UG engineering courses), Mongolia (for UG, PG and Ph.D. courses) and Maldives (for UG courses including engineering), except medicine and dentistry.

  • Mekong Ganga Co-operation Scholarship Scheme - MEA

    ICCR has introduced scholarship scheme ‘Mekong-Ganga’ as agency work on behalf of MEA. Under this scheme, total 50 slots are offered and each member country is allotted 10 slots. The countries covered under this scheme are Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.

  • Afghan Scholarship Scheme - MEA

    Following PM’s visit to Afghanistan in August 2005, 500 scholarships have been awarded under SSSAN (Special Scholarship Scheme for Afghan Nationals to pursue university level courses in India and now it has been increased to 1000 scholarships annually w.e.f. academic year 2012-13. It is administered as an Agency work for the MEA.

  • Africa Scholarship Scheme - MEA

    Under Africa Scholarship Scheme an agency work on behalf of MEA, a total of 900 slots are offered from 2012-13 onwards to African countries to pursue UG/PG/Ph.D. Courses

  • Aid-to-Mongolia Scholarship Scheme - MEA

    The Council implements these scheme on behalf of MEA. Under these Scholarship Scheme 20 slots each are offered to nationals of Bhutan (for UG engineering courses), Mongolia (for UG, PG and Ph.D. courses) and Maldives (for UG courses including engineering), except medicine and dentistry.

  • Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme - MEA

  • Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme - MEA

  • Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme - MEA

  • India Scholarship (Bangladesh) Scheme - MEA

    Under this Scholarship Scheme, 200 scholarships are offered to Bangladesh nationals, 100 under the ICCR programme (Bangladesh Scholarship Scheme, UG, PG, Ph.D.including Engineering Courses) as well as 100 under agency work India Scholarship (Bangladesh) Scheme on behalf of the MEA to pursue UG, PG, Ph.D./Post Doctoral (excluding Engineering) Courses.

  • Aid-to-Bhutan Scholarship Scheme - MEA

    The Council implements these scheme on behalf of MEA. Under these Scholarship Scheme 20 slots each are offered to nationals of Bhutan (for UG engineering courses), Mongolia (for UG, PG and Ph.D. courses) and Maldives (for UG courses including engineering), except medicine and dentistry.

  • AYUSH Scholarship Scheme for Non-BIMSTEC Countries

    This scheme is meant for Non-BIMSTEC member countries. Under this scheme 20 scholarships are provided to 93 countries to pursue courses in Indian traditional medical system such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy on first-cum-first basis. This scheme is handled by ICCR as agency work on behalf of Ministry of AYUSH,

  • AYUSH Scholarship Scheme for Malaysian Nationals

    This scheme is meant for Malaysia only Under this scheme 20 scholarships are provided to pursue courses in Indian traditional medical system such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. This scheme is handled by ICCR as agency work on behalf of Ministry of AYUSH,

  • AYUSH Scholarship Scheme for South East Asian Region (SEAR) Countries

    This scheme is meant for SEAR countries. Under this scheme 29 scholarships are provided to pursue courses in Indian traditional medical system such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. The countries covered are Thailand, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives, Thailand, DPR Koriea, Myanmar and Timor Leste. This scheme is handled by ICCR as agency work on behalf of Ministry of AYUSH,

  • Scholarship Scheme for Children/Dependents of Afghan Nationals Defence & Security Forces - MEA

  • Scholarship to Wards of Border Guard Bangladesh - MEA

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