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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

ICCR Scholarship 2024-25 for International Students - Study in India

Updated: May 20

Indian Council For Cultural Relations (ICCR) Announces Scholarships  2024-2025

Looking for fully-funded scholarships for international students to study in India?

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) scholarship is now open and invites applications for scholarship, from suitable candidates to pursue studies at PhD, Masters, and Bachelor programs.

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) scholarship 2024-2025 Snapshot:

Deadline: 30 May, 2024

Country: India

Open to: International Students

Organizer: Indian Council for Cultural Relations

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1.Study Disciplines

The scholarship covers BSc, MSc, and PhD. studies in the following areas:

  1. Build, Mining, Engineering and Technology

  2. Health Sciences

  3. Actuarial Sciences

  4. Counselling Services

  5. Special Education and Child Development

  6. Agriculture and Conservation

  7. Tourism and Hospitality specialisations not available locally

  8. Sports Management

  9. Finance, Economics and Management (Postgraduate only)


2. Scholarship Benefits

  • Living allowance stipend according to study level (Per Month)

  • Undergraduate 5,500

  • Postgraduate 6,000

  • M.Phil / Ph.D 7,000

  • Post-doctoral Fellow 7,500

  • House rent allowance (Per Month)

    • In Grade 1 cities 5,000

    • In other cities 4,500

  • Contingent Grant (Per Annum)

    • Undergraduate 5,000

    • Postgraduate 7,000

    • M/Phil / Ph.D and M.Tech./ME 12,500

    • Post – doctoral studies 15,500



3.Eligibility criteria - Who can apply:

  • Candidates must have adequate knowledge of English.

  • Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India before.

  • Candidates may note that Indian universities/educational institution are autonomous and independent and hence have their own eligibility criteria which have to be fulfilled. Please also note that acceptance of application by the University is also not a guarantee of admission. A scholarship is awarded only when admission is confirmed by ICCR.


4.Application guidelines & documents:

  • 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/institutes 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.

  • Universities/Institutions may also conduct an online interview for applicants.

  • Shortlisted students would appear for personal interview and verification at the Indian High Commission.

  • Health Certificate is important.


5.Application Procedure:

Candidates must follow the following steps. As candidates must first fill out the online registration form and then obtain a username and password in order to log in

  1. Also, you fill out the ICCR scholarship application form correctly

  2. Such as – country, name, mobile phone number, date of birth, gender, email ID, Passowrd, and click submit

  3. Additionally, after successful registration, you will receive and email on your email containing the verification link

  4. Fill in all the required details correctly, upload your signature and photo


6. ICCR Scholarship Application Deadlines:

The last date for submission of applications is now extended till 30th May, 2024


7.Official Application Links





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