Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) supports scholarships for studying abroad


Are you looking for government scholarships for Masters'/Ph.D. program abroad? Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, has supports some fellowships/scholarships which are being offered by the foreign countries. This article talks about all the details scholarship information regarding each and every donor countries.

External scholarships guidelines


Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Indian Government Higher Education supports only those fellowships/scholarships which are being offered by the foreign countries under Cultural Exchange and other program. When the donor country sends the receipt of the offer, the same is advertised on department's website and in few cases leading newspapers and sometime through circular to States, Universities etc. providing all the necessary details regarding type and amount of scholarship, age limit, educational qualifications, work experiences etc. Application form not supplied by the Ministry. But Application format must be published in the Advertisement. These Advertisements are published at different times for different schemes as per the donor countries. However, future dates will depend on offers when received. These advertisements are published by the D.A.V.P. and aspiring candidates should submit their applications by the last date indicated in the advertisement. No Application is considered which is received after the due date. This offers are open to both employed and unemployed candidates. Employed candidates are required to submit their applications through their Employer with 'no objection Certificate'. Advance application are also considered and the 'No Object Certificates' are submitted to the Ministry in due course. Application can also be submitted online.

MHRD scholarships

The scholarship or fellowship are awarded totally on merit basis. the selection is made by a Selection Committee comprising of subject experts. Most of the scholarships are for Master's and Doctoral studies. All the details about scholarships are available in the advertisement and it should be read carefully before submitting the application to this Ministry of Human Resource Development. Incomplete and wrong applications and application for subjects other than what has been notified are not considered. The final decision will be taken by the Selection Committee. However, decision regarding scholarship award rests finally with the donor countries.

Application of the candidates who are staying abroad , are not considered for the scholarships. Students who have been abroad for study/training/specialization either on scholarship or fellowship or on their own for more than six months are eligible to apply only if they have been in India for at least two years after their return from abroad. Candidate should have adequate knowledge about India and the country for which application for scholarship is being submitted.

Scholarship offering Countries


Currently, following countries are offering scholarships for India.
  • United Kingdom (UK)
  • China
  • Korea
  • Israel
  • Japan
  • Belgium
  • Italy
  • Mexico
  • Turkey


UK


Study Level


Clinical Training for Medical field candidates/Post Graduation/Ph.D.

Subjects


Agriculture and Social Science: Agronomy and Forestry

Engineering and Technology: Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biotechnology/Biochemical Engineering, Studies, Remote Sensing Technology, Robotics, Computer Applications/Computer Science, Aerospace Engg./Aeronautics, Material Science, Mining Engineering and Marine Engineering.

Humanities and Social Science: History, sociology, Management Studies, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Computer Application, Law, English (Literature/Logistic) and Political Science with International Relations.

Medicine: Cancer Research, Cardiology, Gynecology, Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Orthopedics and Dentistry.

Science (Pure & Applied): Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Physics and Chemistry (including Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry).

Prerequisite


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only. Candidate has graduated first class Masters' degree as per requirement within last ten years. Scholarships cover tourist class air passage (both ways) fee, maintenance and other allowance.

Time duration: 1 year for Post Graduation, 6 months clinical Training, 3 years for Ph.D.

Academic Session: October

Qualification required


The Candidates must have completed education in English Medium only.
For Master's Degree: Candidate must have completed Bachelor's Degree in one of the above indicated subject fields securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks in Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group. Candidate should give one page academic justification for pursuing Master Degree course in UK.

For Ph.D.: Candidate must have completed Master's Degree in one of the subject fields indicated above securing 60% marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks In Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group opted field of study.

China


Subjects


Chinese Language & Literature, Fine Arts (Painting & Sculpture), Botany, Environmental Science, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Political Science/International Relations, MBA, Sericulture and Agronomy.

Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only, age below 40 years. Qualification for Chinese Language 2 - 3 year Certification/Diploma in basic Chinese Language from recognized Institution/University. Bachelor degree in Fine Arts with 60% marks at Post Graduates level with work research experience of 2 years

Time duration: 1-4 years

Academic Session: September

Korea


Subjects


Agriculture, Biotechnology, Korean Language and Literature.

Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only, age below 40 years. As per the guideline given by National Institute for International Education Development (NIIED).

Time duration: 3-5 years

Academic Session: October

Israel


Subjects


Agriculture, Biotechnology, Business Management, Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Environment Studies, Hebrew Language, Judaism, Mass Communication, Middle East Studies etc.

Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only. No upper age limit. Candidate should have 55% marks or more marks for humanities. For Agriculture 60% and more. Candidates who are staying abroad will not be considered. Candidate who are already abroad for more than six months for study/research/training are eligible to apply only if they stayed in India for two consecutive years after their return from abroad.

Time duration: 8 months

Academic Session: October

Japan


Study Level


Research study (Ph.D.)

Subjects


Electronics & Communication, Robotics, Laser Technology, Bio-technology, Information Technology, Optical Fabre Communication, Electricity & Power, Railways, Heavy Industry, Heavy Electronics, Japanese Language and Literature, Fisheries, Japanese Studies, Earthquake Engineering, Environmental Science, Architecture, Aerospace Engineering, Material Science/Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only, age below 35 years. Candidate should have 50% marks in Graduation and 60% marks in Masters' from recognized university. Students who are enrolled in the Post Graduate or Under Graduate Degree course in Japanese Language from a recognized university must have to completed Level 2 of Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) conducted by Japan Foundation and have competed at least 3 years of Japanese Language study from a recognized university/institute in India.
Students who have bachelor's degree in science or arts or engineering and have completed 15 years or 16 years curriculum (i.e. 12+3 or 12+4) are also eligible for the Research Students Scholarship of the Japanese government provided that they have minimum 60% marks.

Time duration: 18 Months to 2 years

Academic Session: April/October

Scholarship: 30-35

Application Procedure: Application, duly sponsored by the employers furnishing particulars (as per prescribed format) may be submitted on plain paper, by the prescribed date.

Belgium


Study Level


Post Graduate

Subjects


Agronomy, Environmental Science, Photonics

Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only, age below 35 years. Graduation in the related subject with 60% or above marks.

Time duration: 10 Months

Academic Session: April/October

Scholarship: 2

Application Procedure: Typed application in (prescribed format) with attested copies of testimonials, program of study and other documents may be submitted on plain paper by notified date. Employed candidates should route the applications through their employer.

Italy


Subjects


Category 'A' (3 months):
  • Level B1 Courses in Italian Language and Culture
  • Courses in Italian Language Teaching


Category 'B' (6 or 9 months):
Fashion Technology, Economics and Management, Italian Language, Information and Communication Technology, Environment, Biotechnology etc.

  • Individual University courses (Level –II)
  • Masters Degree courses (Levels I or II)
  • Advanced professional training, art and music courses
  • Doctorates Courses
  • Schools of specialization
  • Singly or jointly supervised study or research projects
  • Courses in Italian Language teaching


Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only. No upper age limit. Candidate should have 55% marks or more marks for humanities. For Agriculture 60% and more. Candidates who are staying abroad will not be considered. Candidate who are already abroad for more than six months for study/research/training are eligible to apply only if they stayed in India for two consecutive years after their return from abroad.

Scholarship: The scholarship amount of Euro 700 per month is both for course fee and stay in Italy. No international or national passage is offered by the Government of Italy for any of these scholarships. No international travel cost to and fro Italy or local travel cost while in Italy for any Category of the above Scholarships will be paid either by the Government of Italy or by the Government of India.

Application Procedure: Application in given format with attested copies of testimonials, photograph, program of study or research, fitness certificate, two letters of introduction from Indian academic authorities and other documents may be submitted on plain paper. Employed persons are required to send their applications through their employer.

Mexico


Study Level


Post Graduate and Ph.D.

Subjects


Agriculture, Architecture, Biotechnology, Environment Science, Latin American Studies, Spanish Literature, History, Economics, Psychology, Geography

Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only, age below 26 years for Master's degree and below 30 years for Ph.D. Candidate should have Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with minimum 65% marks in relevant subject for Post-graduate studies. The candidate should have Post-graduate Degree with minimum 65% marks in relevant subject for Ph.D.

Time duration: 1-2 Years

Academic Session: September/October

Scholarship: 5

Application Procedure: Typed application (in prescribed format as notified) with attested copies of testimonials may be submitted on plain paper. Employed persons are required to send their applications through their employers within due date as notified.

Turkey


Study Level


Research Scholarship

Subjects


Agriculture, Biotechnology and Environmental Engineering.

Prerequisite and Qualification


Nationality should be Indian and residing in India only, age below 45 years as on 30th April. Should have completed Post-Graduation with minimum 60% marks in relevant subjects, fluent communication skills in at least one Language i.e. Turkish, English or French Languages, medically fit, and completed graduate programs lasting at least four years before 30th April of the in-take year.

Time duration: 2-8 Months

Academic Session: As per rules of Czech University.

Application Procedure: Typed application on plain paper as per format notified, along with attested photocopies of the certificates, through employer, if employed, to be submitted with the date as notified.

Conclusion


You may contact to the below address for any query regarding any Scholarship of any Country:
Under Secretary (Scholarships), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, 2nd Floor, Wing-6, West Block-1, R.K. Puram, Delhi-110066.


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Author: Kailash Kumar04 Jun 2016 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Monbu-kagaku-sho) , of the Government of Japan offers maximum number of scholarships known as MEXT scholarships to Indian students for pursuing studies in Japan at various levels. Apart from the scholarships available for 'research students', MEXT scholarships are available to undergraduate students for pursuing studies leading to bachelors degree, to 'college of technology students' leading to an associate degree (diploma), to 'specialized training college (Senshu-Gakko) students leading to certificate courses, to 'Japanese studies students' , to 'young leader's program students' and to 'teacher training students' also.
Full details of all MEXT scholarships can be seen at the following article -
http://www.indiastudychannel.com/resources/169670-Monbukagakusho-MEXT-Japanese-Govt-Study-Abroad-Scholarships-Indian-students.aspx



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