Studying abroad in a reputed institution is a dream of numerous Indian students'. In the present scenario where the world is aptly called a 'global village', this dream is not very hard to achieve.
Some of the most coveted courses that students' want to pursue from foreign countries are Masters in Business Administration, Degree courses in Engineering, Degree courses in Biotechnology, Under Graduate as well as Post Graduate courses in humanities etc. Some of the foreign countries offer scholarships under cultural exchange programmes to eligible candidates who are interested to study in those countries. These scholarships are channelised in India via the Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Department of Education administers only those scholarships/fellowships, which are being offered by the foreign countries under Cultural Exchange Programmes and other Programmes. The subject fields are generally chosen on the basis of facilities that are available in the donor for that subject field and also keeping in view the national needs.
On receipt of the offer of scholarships/fellowships from the donor country, the same is advertised in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar, other leading newspapers and through circulars to States/UT's, Universities etc. giving all the details regarding amount of scholarship, age limit, educational qualification, experience etc. Application format is also published in the advertisement.
- International Scholarships (External website that opens in a new window)
- Scholarships for Study Overseas (External website that opens in a new window)
However, you can click on the following links to know more about studying abroad from the respective Indian Mission or Embassy.
Source: National Portal Content Management Team, Reviewed on: 09-07-2012