Applications are invited for the Indian Government Scholarships for Undergraduate Courses


Colombo, March 2 ( The High Commission of India, Colombo is inviting applications for the following ICCR scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic sessions:

Nehru Memorial Scholarship Program: This program covers all undergraduate courses (except medical/paramedical, fashion design and law courses) including engineering, science, business, economics , commerce, humanities and the arts.

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Maulana Azad Scholarship Program: Masters courses (excluding medical/paramedical, fashion design and law courses) including engineering, science, economics, business, science human and the arts. However, preference would be given to fields of engineering, science, and agriculture.

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme: Undergraduate courses in the field of “Information Technology” leading to a BE or B.Tech degree.

The Government of India selects deserving Sri Lankan nationals for the award of these scholarships. The selection of candidates is done in consultation with the Ministry of Education, Government of Sri Lanka, to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate studies in some of the best universities in India.

All scholarships cover full tuition fees for the entire duration of the course, monthly living allowance and annual subsidy for books and stationery.

Selected candidates would also benefit from a hostel inside the campus. In addition, all ICCR scholarship holders in India are provided with airfare to the nearest destination in India and an annual grant for educational visits to various parts of the country, in addition to several other ancillary benefits.

The necessary details are available on the Ministry of Education website at Prospective students are advised to contact the Sri Lankan Ministry of Education or the High Commission of India in Colombo to find out more about the eligibility criteria and selection procedure.


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