General Scholarship Scheme 2021-22 (GSS) for Foreign Students, India

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

Government of India is offering scholarships under General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) for undergraduate, postgraduate and research programme 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 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 PhD, Post-doctoral Fellowship courses under the scheme, Number of fellowships are 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 living Allowance Per Month, house Rent allowance, Contingent Grant per annum, thesis and dissertation expenses for once in entire duration of course,medical Benefits where all the above stipends are different for different courses.

Eligibility criteria for General Scholarship Scheme 2021-22 (GSS) for Foreign Students in India

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

Target group:
Candidate 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.

Application process to apply for General Scholarship Scheme GSS 2021-22 in India

Attachments to be submitted:

  1. recent passport size photographs
  2. Academic transcripts till the degree is required
  3. Summary of 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

Candidate 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 which are incomplete in any way will not be considered.

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

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