General Scholarship Scheme 2024-25 (GSS) for Foreign Students, India

Annually Indian government offers scholarships under the GSS scheme for international students belonging to certain Asian, African, and Latin American countries, interested and eligible candidates can apply before the deadline at…

The government of India is offering scholarships under General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) for undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs at Indian universities. Scholarships for students in the field of medical studies for MBBS, BDS, or for medical research leading to a Ph.D. degree are not offered under the GSS scheme, as a mode of instruction in Indian universities is English, so the candidates should have good proficiency in the language, General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) is provided to the foreign students under ICCR norms.

Courses offered:
The Government of India offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, M.Phil. or Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellowship courses under the scheme, Number of fellowships is not specified.

Field of study:
Scholarships are available to candidates in any of the courses offered by the university, except in the Medical stream.

Stipend and duration:
The selected candidate will be given a grant that includes a living Allowance Per Month, a House Rent Allowance, a Contingent Grant per annum, thesis and dissertation expenses for once in the entire duration, and of course, medical Benefits where all the above stipends are different for different courses.

General Scholarship Scheme 2024-25
General Scholarship Scheme 2024-25
General Scholarship Scheme 2024-25Details
Name of the ScholarshipGeneral Scholarship Scheme
Courses offeredUndergraduate, Postgraduate, M.Phil. or Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellowship courses
Education QualificationUG & PG degree
Application ModeOnline
NationalityInternational students belonging to certain Asian, African, and Latin American countries
Name of OriginationThe government of India
Official Website
DeadlineThe deadline for submitting the online application form is not fixed
Period of Scholarship AwardTwo years
Emergency Contact Number+91-11-23379309
Grievance Emailgrievance[at]iccr[dot]gov[dot]in

Eligibility criteria for General Scholarship Scheme 2024-25 (GSS) for Foreign Students in India

The following are the criteria an applicant must be possessed in order to be eligible for the scholarship, Applying candidates should hold a degree qualification obtained from an accredited university, Applicants for the General scholarship scheme scholarship should have English proficiency as they should demonstrate good language skills, Candidate should have good writing and speaking skills in the English language.

Target group:
Candidates from Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saint-Denis Reunion Island, Saudi Arabia, Siberia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen are eligible to apply.

The Application Process to Apply for General Scholarship Scheme GSS 2024-25 in India

Attachments to be submitted:

  1. recent passport size photographs
  2. Academic transcripts till the degree are required
  3. Summary of the proposed area of research
  4. Video/ audio cassettes of students wishing to study performing Arts are to be enclosed
  5. Copies of Physical fitness
  6. letters of recommendation
  7. copies of relevant pages of passport

Candidates should ensure that certified copies of documents showing specific qualifications required for the course of their choice are genuine, Applications submitted by the candidate should be complete in every detail, and as it is compulsory during scrutiny, Applications that are incomplete in any way will not be considered.

Application deadline: Expected
The deadline for submitting the online application form is not fixed, information about the applications will be released in the print media.

*Disclaimer: Above published information is only for reference purposes, We have published the Scholarship Information Based on the Previous year's Announcements. To get the Latest & Official Scholarship updates along with the details please visit the official Website of the Scheme, and we are not responsible for any changes to the scheme, we strictly advised to confirm the official details from the official website of Scholarship and we are not official.