Scholarships Offered by Indian Government for Academic Year 2020-2021

Post date: Dec 12, 2019 7:25:56 AM

Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) offers annual scholarship slots to foreign students interested in studying various degree programmes and disciplines. These scholarships cover courses in all streams, except Medicine.

Students selected for scholarships are required to possess good proficiency in English language. ICCR has published a handbook for overseas students entitled “ Studying in India”. The same is available at ICCR’s website at the link and

Medium of instruction in Indian Universities is English. The candidates should be fluent in spoken English and have good comprehension ability.

Application for all courses are open now with effect from 1 December 2019. Last date of applying for the courses for the academic session 2020-21 through the above-mentioned A2A portal is 29 February 2020. However, for PhD applicants the last date of application is 31 August 2020.