3 Jan 2014
The Government of India is offering six scholarships under the General
Scholarship Scheme (GSS) to meritorious students from Malaysia for the
academic year 2014-15. Students wishing to pursue undergraduate,
postgraduate degrees, or research at Indian Universities can apply for
the scholarship. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is
administering this scholarship scheme.
The scholarship covers all courses except medical-related (Medicine,
Dentistry, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Anaesthesia, etc.) and
fashion-related courses. Several institutions in India offering
various courses including Engineering / Architecture / Technology,
Humanities / Liberal Arts, Commerce, Management / Business
Administration, Journalism, Hotel Management, Agriculture, Veterinary
/ Animal Husbandry, Science, Law, Dance and Music, etc., are covered
under this scholarship. The High Commission of India can assist in
providing information regarding the educational institutions and the
various courses offered in India. Candidates may choose and prioritise
up to three Universities of their choice and indicate them. ICCR will
try to obtain admission in any of these Universities.
The candidates should meet the following selection criteria:
(i) the candidate should have the eligibility (qualification) to apply
for the course,
(ii) should be proficient in English, and
(iii) should not have serious health problems.
Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India
before. Applicants are also advised to do due diligence and research
on the specific admission criteria laid down by the various
Universities for each course, and ensure that they submit all relevant
documentation as required by the Universities in addition to the
certificates mentioned in the ICCR Scholarship Application Form.
The scholarship covers Tuition Fees, Living Allowance, House Rent
Allowance, Thesis and Dissertation Expenses, and Study Tour expense.
Please note that airfare will NOT be provided under this scholarship
Refer - www.indianhighcommission.com.my/pdf/GSS_2014_15_Application_Form.pdf
For more information:
Refer - www.indianhighcommission.com.my/gss.html
Deadline 31 January 2014.