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ICCR Scholarships under 
Africa Scholarship Scheme

The High Commission of India in Pretoria invites applications from nationals of Lesotho and South Africa for ICCR Scholarships under Africa Scholarship Scheme for the academic year 2014-15 as per details given below. 
2.Please ensure that the applications sent to us are complete in every detail as incomplete applications will not be considered. 
3.These scholarship slots include return economy class air fares to the nearest international airport and 3rdclass AC Train fare to the place of study, if so required
4. Prospective students should do due diligence &research on the specific admission criteria laid down by the various Universities for each subject, and ensure that they submit all relevant documentation as required by the Universities in addition to the basic certificates mentioned in the application form. For this, they may refer to the Universities Handbook! University Grants Commission's website and the concerned institute's website for eligibility criteria. In addition, the list of universities where ICCR scholars are usually studying is also available in the ICCR website at www.iccrindia.net and may be informed to the applicants. 
5. While forwarding application for B.E. courses, please ensure that the candidate has taken Physics, Chemistry &Mathematics (PCM) in their school leaving examinations (12th Grade)as this is mandatory for Engineering courses.
6. The Council does not arrange admission in Medical Paramedical (Nursing / Physiotherapy Ianesthesia,) fashion courses,etc.â  Hence applicant is requested not to forward applications for these subjects. 
7. Please note that, in case of scholars pursuing science courses, the expenditure on laboratory chemicals and other related incidental charges will be borne by the scholars themselves.

8. It is also important to note that a scholar is nominated only after the Indian Mission is satisfied that 
he/she meets the slated criteria. 
9.â  The last date of receipt of applications is 28thFebruary, 2014.â  Candidates may please note that if the ICCR does not receive application in the given format, the same are liable to be rejected.




Application form being used is for the right academic year.

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Five copies/ sets of the application duly filled in and properly tagged are sent herewith

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Scholarship scheme has been selected/ ticked properly by the scholar

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Course/ University option has been properly indicated by the scholar

(      )


There are six recent passport size photographs, five pasted (one on each form with signature) and one additional photograph not pasted to any form

(      )


Certified copies have been attached of the syllabi and graduation certificates/ marksheets for all educational qualification listed

(      )


Marksheets etc. for the minimum qualifications required by the student to qualify for his course of choice have been attached

(      )


Synopsis of proposed area of research have been attached by the student who is applying for doctoral/ post doctoral course

(      )


This application is for a B.E. course and has the confirmation the candidate hasâ  taken Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) in his/her school leaving examinations (mandatory requirement)â  for Engineering courses

(      )


Video/ audio cassettes of students wishing to study performing Arts are enclosed.

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Certified copies of translations of documents which are not in English are attached

(      )


Certified that no original documents attached with this application

(      )


Certificate of Physical fitness is attached

(      )


Characterâ  recommendations are attached

(      )


Certificate by Mission including certification of student's English skills are attached

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Certified copies of relevant pages of passport are attached

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Undertaking has been given by student that he will abide by terms and conditions of ICCR scholarships

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Certified that student has not been given ICCR scholarship before 
(Note: If s/he has already availed of an ICCR scholarship, please attach HOM's recommendation as to why s/he should be given scholarship for the second time)

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Certified that student is not already studying in India
(Note: If student is already studying in India, please attach HOM's recommendation as to why s/he should be converted into an ICCR scholar)

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Certified that application form is complete in every respect

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Certified that I am satisfied 
that Mr./Mrs./Miss

(Name of candidate)

is permanently domiciled in

(Name of country)

and on completion of his / her 
studies in India will return to

(Name of the country of domicile)


Certified that all entries in the application form have been checked with the original documents and that the application is complete in all respects.â  Attested copies of certificates, diplomas or degrees of examination passed are enclosed.


Certified that the candidate's knowledge of English is sufficient to enable him/her to follow lectures and instructions given in English and to take examinations in that language.



Date ____________________                                                Signature ______________________



Place ___________________                                                Designation _____________________








Please tick Scholarship Scheme for which application is being made:



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General Scholarship Scheme (GSS; formerly known as General Cultural Scholarship Scheme or GCSS)

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Scholarships under bilateral Cultural Exchange Programmes (CEP Scholarship)

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Scholarships for students from Commonwealth Countries (ICCR's Commonwealth Scholarship Plan)

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Scholarshipsfor students from African Countries

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Scholarshipsfor students from SAARC Countries

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Scholarshipsfor students from Mekong Ganga Co-operation (MGC) Countries

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AYUSH Scholarships to study Indian Traditional Medicine Systems such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & 
Homeopathy(available for students from all Countries, though priority is given to those from BIMSTEC Countries)

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AYUSH Scholarships to study Indian Traditional Medicine Systems such as Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & 
Homeopathy for Malaysian nationals

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Scholarships for Afghan nationals


Scholarships for Sri Lankan nationals


(      ) Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme


(      )Maulana Azad Scholarship Scheme


(      ) Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship Scheme

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Scholarships for Bangladeshi nationals

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Scholarships for Nepalese nationals (also known as Silver Jubilee Scholarship Scheme)

(      )

Scholarships for Mongolian nationals

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Scholarships for Bhutanese nationals

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Scholarships for Maldivian nationals
ICCR Cultural Scholarship Scheme (For Dance/Music/Yoga/Art)

For further specifications of each Scheme, may refer to ICCR Website



Please tick one of the following course options: (      ) UG (      ) PG (      ) Ph.D (      ) Ayush

Website: www.iccrindia.net


  1. All entries (except the signature) in the application should, be typewritten or handwritten in block letters (capitals).


  1. Six copies of application,duly filled and properly tagged,are to be submitted.
  1. Each copy should be complete in all respects, with all the required information and all necessary supporting documents, as listed below:


  1. A recent passport size photograph (taken not earlier than a year before the date of the application) should be pasted on the application form in the space provided for the purpose.â  The name should be written on the photograph for purpose of identification.
  1. Apart from these six photographs which are to be pasted on the applications, one additional photograph, not pasted to any form, must be supplied.


  1. Certified copy of the syllabi, curricula, etc. of courses covered in schools, colleges, universities attended (except the Senior Cambridge, High Cambridge and London General Certificate of Education examination) with full details. Note: If this information is not supplied, your application will not be considered, as this information is required in order to establish equivalency with Indian academic standards.
  1. Certified photostat copies of all academic qualifications certificates and marksheets, including those relating to school leaving examination, which are mandatory for the course for which you have applied.


Note: Please ensure that certified copies of documents showing specific qualifications required for the course of your choice (such as GMAT scores for admission in MBA/TOEFL/IELTS scores for English courses etc.) are also attached.â  The requirements can be checked from the UGC website / Handbook or from the website of the institution concerned.

  1. A certificate of physical fitness in the prescribed form.


  1. Recommendations / character certificates as required under S. No.15 of this form.
  1. Certified copies of relevant pages of candidate’s valid passport (max validity), showing photograph, name, contact details, date of issue, date of expiry and place of issue. (Note: Please ensure that your passport is valid for the duration of the course for which you have applied.)






Space for recent passport size photograph



(Mr. / Mrs. / Miss)

  1. Male(    )Female(    )


  1. Contact details:-
  1. Tel:


  1. Fax:
  1. Email:


iv. Postal address:



  1. Permanent home address (IN BLOCK LETTERS)


  1. Date of birth _______________Nationality______________________________
  1. Country of residence_________________________________


  1. Passport No._______________________________________
  1. Date of issue_______________________ii. Date of expiry________________________


iii. Place of issue____________________________________

  1. Details of Father / Guardian


Relation (F/G):



Address of permanent:
residence of Father / Guardian


  1. Knowledge of proficiency in English

Written            Good (      )            Fair (      )            Poor (      )
Spoken            Good (      )            Fair (      )            Poor (      )
Specify level of examination passed in English and grades obtained.

  1. Knowledge of any other language__________________________________________


Written            Good (      )            Fair (      )            Poor (      )
Spoken            Good (      )            Fair (      )            Poor (      )

  1. Give details, if any
  2. Proficiency acquired in games, sports & athletics; and
  3. Part taken in other extra-curricular or social activities



  1. State in order of preference the Universities / Institutes in India in which you seek admission:




NOTE: Please refer to “Universities Handbook of India” available with the Indian Diplomatic Mission in your country or go to University Grants Commission (UGC) website at http://www.ugc.ac.inPlease note that ICCR provides scholarships only for courses in central or state government universities as listed by the UGC, and for courses in deemed universities which have been approved by UGC.

There is no guarantee of admission in your choice of University / Institution. In case of non-availability of a particular course in a particular Institution, the Council will forward the application to other Universities/Institutions where such courses are available.

The Council would try to accommodate the candidates as per their choice of course/institute. However, the Council reserves the right to offer admissions for any course or institution in India even if these are not among the candidate’s preferred choice. While the candidate may decide whether or no to accept such an offer, it may be noted that once accepted, no change in either course or University will be permitted.

  1. State in order of preference the courses which you would like to study in India.




NOTE: Candidate should be very specific and clear about the course of study, which he / she wishes to pursue in India.â  Scholarships are not available to pursue more than one course. Candidate should ensure that the courses listed here are offered by all three of the Universities listed under S.No.12 above.â  The candidates must refer to the Universities/Institute Website to know the eligibility criteria for the courses of their choice.

  1. PREVIOUS EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (Fill in all columns which are applicable to you):


Certificate / Degree


Name of School/ University / Board

Year of Graduation




School Leaving
(equivalent to Grade XII in India)


















(equivalent to three years course after grade XII in India)


















Post graduate 
(Two years’ Masters’ course after the above mentioned undergraduate or five years’ Masters’ course after grade XII)



















(After Masters’ Degree)


















Not yet accepted

Note: Details of any course in Indian Universities / Institutes which the scholar is currently attending or has attended in past may be given below.


Name of University / Institute







  1. Give below the names of two persons who have agreed to testify from their personal knowledge to your character (they must not be related to you and should have direct knowledge of your academic pursuits and attach recommendation letters / character certificates signed by them).


  1. Name________________________________________________

Status/ Designation ________________________________________________
E-mail ________________________________________________

  1. Name ________________________________________________

Status/ Designation_______________________________________________

  1. Details of close relative (s) or friends, if any, in India.


  1. Name ________________________________________________
  2. Relationship________________________________________________
  3. Status/ Designation ________________________________________________
  4. Address________________________________________________
  5. Tel No.________________________________________________
  6. E-mail ________________________________________________



  1. Have you travelled or lived in India in the past. If so, mention places visited and dates of such visits.



  1. Have you ever availed of ICCR Scholarship earlier? If so, please give full details.
  1. Year of Scholarship
  2. Name of Course
  3. Name of the Institute / University
  4. Total duration of stay in India on scholarship


  1. Any general remarks which you would like to offer (if the space is not sufficient, attach a separate sheet and sign the same).




Signature of Applicant


I hereby declare that the particulars given above are true to the best of my knowledge and belief, that I have understood the terms and conditions of the Scholarship Scheme as given above and in Annexures II and III and hereby undertake to abide by them, and that I also undertake to return to my country after completion of my studies in India.


Signature of Applicant





(To be filled by a Registered Medical practitioner 
in the applicant's country of domicile)

Name of Applicant____________________________________________________

Sex M/F____________________________________________________

Marital Status____________________________________________________

Age____________________________Blood Group ___________________


Address __________________________________________________________

(City) __________________________________________________________

(Country) __________________________________________________________

Telephone No.__________________________________________________________

Email Address __________________________________________________________

I.Medical History (Please give details of any past medical condition which may adversely impact the patient's health at the current time or in the near future).





IA. History of Any Known Illness / Surgery:- 

Raised BP - Yes No If, yes - on Regular treatment - Yes No 

DM - Yes No If, yes - on Regular treatment - Yes No 

IHD - Yes No If, yes - on Regular treatment - Yes  No 

Stroke - Yes NoIf, yes - on Regular treatment - Yes No

Kidney Disease:

Chronic Renal Failure - Yes  No  If, yes - on Regular treatment - Yes  No

Any history of Surgery / prolonged hospitalization (more than 2 weeks)

Yes/No; if yes, details of illness / injury / surgery with duration of illness/ treatment



Any history of loss of appetite - Yes  No 

Any history of loss of Weight - Yes  No 

Any history of digestive diseases -Yes  No 

Family History of : DM HT Obesity

Any known Allergy:- If so, is the patient on any medication / precautions?

II. Physical Examination


Medical condition of:-


Height __________________ Weight _________________ Chest __________________




Remarks if any:-


III.Medical Examination:-Routine Blood, (including Fasting & P.P), Urine Test and Chest X-Ray and any other test as deemed fit by the Medical Practitioner (to rule out any chronic disease).


1.I believe this applicant IS / IS NOT physically able to carry on a full course of study, involving long hours of work, in a college or university in India.

2.In my opinion the applicant's health and physical condition in general are:







3.I certify that the applicant is up-to-date on routine vaccinations including, among others, MMR, DPT, Varicella, Hepatitis A & B etc.


4.He / She has no physical condition / aliment which would hinder him from pursuing a full course of study in India.
__________________________(      )

5.He / She present no evidence of any communicable disease or of any chronic fatigue.

__________________________(      )

6.He / She does not have any chronic medical condition which requires regular and sustained medical treatment.
__________________________(      )


NOTE: If answers to 4, 5 and 6 above are positive, please give details in Remarks column below.




Date                                                                                                                              Signature____________________ 



As a protective measure, those planning to study in India are strongly advised to get vaccinated against typhoid / cholera before coming to India.


Annexure - II


1.Six complete sets of application forms are to be submitted to the Indian Mission.

2.Candidate should clearly mention the course and University to which he/she is seeking admission.â  The applicants are advised to go through the “University Handbook” available with our Mission before giving these details.

NOTE:ICCR would not be able to entertain a subsequent change in course of study or University once admission of a scholar is confirmed and the scholar has arrived to join the course.

3.Certified copies of all documents should be accompanied with English translations.â  A syllabus of the last qualifying examination should be enclosed with application.


a. Students applying for doctoral/post doctoral courses should include a synopsis of the proposed area of research.

b. Students wishing to study performing arts should, if possible, enclose video/audio cassettes of their recorded performances.

4. Candidates must have adequate knowledge of English.

5. ICCR will not entertain applications which are sent to ICCR directly by the students or which are sent by local Embassies/High Commissions in New Delhi.

6. Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India before.

7. No application will be accepted for admission to courses in MBBS/MD or Dentistry/Nursing.

8. Candidates may note that Indian universities/educational institution are autonomous and independent and hence have their own eligibility criteria which have to be fulfilled. Please also note that acceptance of application by the University is also not a guarantee of admission. A scholarship is awarded only when admission is confirmed by ICCR.

9. Student must carry a proper visa.â  Students should ensure that they get the correct visa from the Indian Embassy/High Commission.â  Government of India guideline stipulate that if a scholar arrives without proper visa and his/her actual admission at the University/Institute does not materialize, he/she will be deported to his/her country.

10. Before departing for India the scholars should seek a full briefing from the Indian Diplomatic Mission in their country about living conditions in India/the details of scholarship/the type and duration of the course to which he/she is admitted.â  Scholars should inform the Indian Embassy/High Commission of their travel schedule well in advance so that ICCR can make reception and other arrangements for them.

11. Scholars are advised to bring some money with them to meet incidental expenditures on arrival in India.

12. The scholars who are awarded scholarships should bring with them all documents relating to their qualification in original for verification by the respective college/university at the time of admission.

Formalities to be completed on arrival

Upon arrival in India all scholars should register themselves with local FRRO within 7 days or within the stipulated time as directed by the Indian High Commission/Embassy concerned while issuing visa.â  After registration, students are required to obtain Resident Permit within 90 days.

Admission formalities

  • Students should ensure that the Institutes forward their Joining Reports to the ICCR immediately after they join their courses, duly signed and stamped by College’s Authorities, to enable ICCR to remit Tuition Fees/Other Compulsory Fees and other admissible dues at an early date.


  • Due care should be taken by the students while filling up column nos. 9 & 14 of Joining Report regarding duration (year and month) and break - up of tuition fees, as Council is not mandated to pay any caution money/security deposits/uniform fee etc. These fees, if any, may be paid by the students directly, and any refundable deposits would be refunded to them on completion of their respective courses by the concerned Institute/College. The Council gives scholarship upto declaration of result. Due care should, hence be taken while filing up column no.9 of the Joining Report, in consultation with the college authorities so that the period includes the declaration of results as well as the stay required for collection of provisional certificate after the final exams.

Payment Criteria for stipend, house rent and contingent allowance.

  • Amount payments made under scholarships are given in Annexure - III.


  • The Scholarship commences from date of arrival in India. Living allowance and house rent is paid on pro-rata basis in advance for 3 months in cash by ICCR HQs/Regional Offices. Further payments is released on receipt of joining report and is paid monthly/quarterly through the SBI account/University concerned.
  • Miscellaneous expenditure such as mess charges for those staying in hostels have to be met by the scholar from his stipend or personal resources.


  • Contingent allowance is given every year only until the end of the course to meet expenditure on purchase of books, stationery etc. It is not given during any extension period which may be sanctioned for a particular student. For Ph.D scholars, the contingent grant is given for a maximum of five years.
  • In case of Ph.D scholars, the scholarship is for a maximum of five and a half years, (inclusive of extension/viva voce) or for the total duration of research (until the submission of the thesis) plus six months for viva voce, whichever is earlier.


  • For continuation of scholarship payments, all scholars must submit annual progress reports and copy of valid Resident Permit.
  • Ph.D scholars travelling outside the country for data collection are eligible to draw 2 months stipend for the ex-India period only once during their scholarship tenure, subject to the necessary certificate from their supervisor and invitation of host organization and advance approval of the Council well in advance. All travel expenses are to be borne by the scholars themselves.


  • Progress Report, along with certified copy of mark-sheet, must be submitted every semester/annually to ensure continuation of scholarship by the Council.
  • The stipend and HRA will be paid only up to the declaration of result/receipt of provisional certificate and not upto the issuance of degree by theInstitute/University.


  • No stipend is released during ex-India period but house rent is released for a maximum period of two months.
  • Hostel accommodation is not guaranteed and is an exception rather than an assured facility.â  The accommodation allowance (HRA) that ICCR gives allows 2 to 3 students to “chum up” and share a small flat. Please note that prior approval of Council is required for continuation of HRA beyond the initial three months period. ICCR will only pay hostel fees and not mess charges or security deposits/ caution money.


  • If a scholar is hospitalized in India for a period of one month or longer, the scholar’s living allowance will be reduced by 50%.
  • For those scholars who are pursuing science courses, the expenditure on laboratory chemicals and other incidental charges are to be borne by the scholars themselves.


  • Under the scholarship schemes, expenses on study tour are met by the ICCR only if the .tour proposal is endorsed by the supervisor/teacher or head of the Institution concerned, certifying that the tour is an integral part of or essential to the course of study or training. It is mandatory to take the Council’s prior permission before proceeding on tour. ICCR reimburses to and for 3rd AC train fare or the actual bus fare of any state transport (upon production of original receipts), together with the stipulated daily allowance,in addition to the normal stipend.This would be decided depending upon the course/research work the student is involved with.
  • If a student decides to return to his/her country before the completion of the course, he/she would not be entitled to a return passage (in cases where ICCR has agreed to pay international airfares). The expenditure would need to be borne by the scholar himself/herself. On returning to his/her country, he/she is required to refund the amount of airfare paid by the Indian Mission for travel to India as well as the scholarship amount paid by ICCR during his/her stay in India.


  • ICCR will not pay airfares or any other expenses related to students travelling outside India during vacations or during the duration of the course.

Payment of tuition fees/Registration fees

  • All tuition fees, university exam fees and other compulsory fees which are not refundableâ  are paid directly by the Council. All refundable deposits will be paid by the scholar himself/herself.


  • If any of the Colleges/Universities/Institutes ask the scholar to pay tuition/other compulsory fees, the student may approach ICCR with the claim.


  • If a student pays tuition fees/ other compulsory fees on behalf of ICCR to the College/Institute, he/she is entitled to get reimbursement on submission of the original receipt/voucher etc issued by the University/College/Institute.
  • Registration fee/tuition fee etc would not be paid for the extension period unless approved by the Competent Authority.


Reimbursement of Medical Claims

  • In case of illness, a student should first visit the University/Institute’s clinic for treatment. The ailing student may, subsequence visit a government hospital or a private hospital on the CGHS/University’s panel with the written recommendation of the University’s Medical Officer, and only if that particular medical treatment or procedure is unavailable in the university clinic.


  • In an emergency situation, students can avail of treatment from CGHS approved private hospitals. In such cases, an emergency certificate is required from the concerned hospital. All reimbursements are made as per approved CGHS rates, even where CGHS facility is not available.
  • Student should submit the medical claim to ICCR in the prescribed proforma (available with ICCR HQs/Regional Offices). Medical reimbursement forms must be accompanied by all original vouchers, prescriptions, cash memos for medicines and test reports duly signed by the attending doctors and the International Students Advisors of the University. No claim will be entertained with only the hospital stamp.


  • If medical treatment is being availed of out side the state where they are pursuing their studies, reimbursement will be made only if proper procedures mentioned above fulfilled. In any case, travel expenses will not be reimbursed.
  • No reimbursement is admissible for expenditure incurred on family members who accompany the scholar to India.


  • No reimbursement will be made against expenditure in tonics, dental, artificial aids, spectacles, acne treatment and any other item not covered under CGHS norms.
  • All claims to be submitted within one month of the treatment for reimbursement.


Shifting from Hostel to Private Accommodation

  • Any student intending to change from hostel to private accommodation should obtain prior permission from ICCR. For this they should first get a “No Objection” and “No Dues” certificate from Hostel/Institute authority and forward the same to ICCR (all in original) alongwith his/her application. Failing to obtain prior permission might entail rejection of their request subsequently. Frequent changes are not allowed.


  • Change from hostel to private accommodation would not be allowed in the middle of the academic session.
  • After shifting, the student must submit the latest residential address to the Council if not submitted before.



Mandatory Attendance

  • Students must ensure that they have completed the mandatory attendance as required by that particular University to be eligible to take their exams. The Council will not issue any recommendation letter if the scholar is short of attendance.


  • Council would not extend the scholarship period if the scholar is detained/debarred from sitting in the exam due to shortage of attendance.


Return journey to home country

  • Students should leave the country immediately after the completion of their studies. Under normal circumstances, the time gap between completion of studies and final departure should not exceed one month.


  • A scholar wishing to travel outside India during the course of study for personal reasons may do so at his/her own expense and with the prior permission of ICCR and the Institute where he/she is studying.

Discontinuation/Cancellation of Scholarship

  • Generally ICCR discontinues scholarship payment when a scholar fails in his/her examination. The student is then asked to clear his/her examination as a self financing student, with the clear understanding that ICCR would revive his/her scholarship only after he/she clears the examination successfully within one year. If he/she fails again, the scholarship would be cancelled.


  • Scholarship could be cancelled if the scholar fails repeatedly or is involved in exam-malpractices/anti-social activities, or is found violating the terms and conditions of ICCR scholarships.

Annexure - III

Indian Council for Cultural Relations
Azad Bhavan, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi-110002


Financial Terms and Conditions






M.Phil / Ph.D


Post-doctoral Fellow



In Grade 1 cities


In other cities







M/Phil / Ph.D


Post – doctoral studies


THESIS AND DISSERTATION EXPENSES (Once in entire duration of course)

Ph.D Scholar


For BBA/BCA/MBA/MCA/M.Tech and other course required submission of Project



Under the scheme scholars are expected to seek treatment only at medical centre or dispensary attached to universities / Institutes where they enrolled or in the nearest Government hospital

Bill are settled as admissible according to AMA/CGHS norms




  1. Six complete sets of application forms (duly filled in, with all necessary supporting documents and properly tagged) are needed, one set to be retained by the Mission and the other 5 sets to be sent to ICCR.


  1. Applications should be complete in every detail, and Mission should carefully scrutinize applications prior to forwarding them.â  Applications which are incomplete in any way will not be considered.
  1. Please ensure that the candidate clearly mentions the course and university to which he/she is seeking admission (he/she can consult the “Universities Handbook” or university/ college websites) when giving his/her choices. For ready reference, the list of Universities where ICCR scholars are studying is also available in the ICCR website at www.iccrindia.net.


  1. Certified copies of translations of documents which are not in English should be attached with the original documents.
  1. The syllabus for the qualifying examination should be enclosed with the application.


NOTE : a) Students applying for doctoral/post-doctoral courses or Architecture should include a synopsis of the proposed area of research.

    1. Students wishing to study performing arts should enclose Video/Audio cassettes of their recorded performances wherever possible.


5. Candidates should have fluent knowledge of English. 

6. The Mission is the final authority for forwarding the nomination for processing by ICCR.

7. ICCR will not entertain applications which are sent to it directly by the students or which are sent by local Embassies/ High Commission in New Delhi.

8. Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India before. Student who have formerly studied on ICCR Scholarship would be given second preference.

9. No candidate would be nominated for MBBS/BDS and courses related to medicine.

10. Candidates are hereby informed that Indian universities/educational institutions are autonomous and independent and hence have their own eligibility criteria.

11. Note: Ministry of Home Affairs/Government of India guidelines stipulates that if a scholar arrives without the proper visa and his actual admission at the university/institute cannot materialize, he/she will be deported to his/her country for the required change in visas.

12. Hostel accommodation is not guaranteed. The small accommodation allowance that ICCR gives in liew of hostel fees allows 2 to 3 students to “chum-up” and share a small flat, and is paid only after prior approval of ICCR is obtained for staying in private accommodation. It is important that the students are aware of this situation.

13. Scholars should be advised to carry some money with them to meet incidental expenditure on arrival.

14. Please note in case of scholar pursuing science courses the expenditure on laboratory chemicals and other related incidental charges will be borne by the scholars themselves.

15. One way tickets should be purchased only for those students who have been accepted under schemes which provide airfares.






Name of the scholar




Name of the scheme under which selected




Country of domicile




Course of study to which admitted




Date of leaving the country




Date of arrival in India




Date of joining the Institute/University




Name & Address of the Institute/ University where admitted




Duration of the entire course


: Date:______________Month:______________Year:______________








To :


Duration of summer vacation


From :




To :


Name of the competent authority in whose name the maintenance allowance etc. should be sent.




Hostel or residential address of the scholar at the place of study in India with email address/ Mobile Tel. No.



Passport number with duration of the passport




Whether allotted hostel accommodation? If so, name of the hostel.




Roll No./Reg. No./I.C. No.



Note: Theses two pages may be kept with the candidate. Upon completion of all registration formalities this form is to be submitted to concerned ICCR Regional Office / ISD Section, ICCR in person or by post.â  Please ensure that the form is duly stamped and signed by concerned authorities in the Institution/ Universities where the scholar joins. It is mandatory to submit the Joining Report within 2 months of arrival in India failing which, further scholarship dues would be withheld.


16. I.

Compulsory Fees


Tuition fee I Year_____________IIYear______________IIIYear______________IVYear__________V Year _________


Admission fee


Enrolment fee


Registration fee


Laboratory fee


College Exam. fee


University Exam fee

II. Other Compulsory Fees -(As per University Fee Circular)



Marks sheet fee


Identity Card fee


Library reading room fee


Gymkhana/Games/Athletic fee


Medical fee


Recreation fee


III. Refundable Charges-(To be paid by scholar)


Caution Deposit


Security Deposit


Any other refundable charges


IV. Hostel rent (Room rent, water & electricity charges with break up)


In case the scholar has not been allotted any hostel accommodation due to non-availability of accommodation in the hostel, a certificate to this effect stating that “This is to certify that as no hostel accommodation was available, the scholar could not be provided hostel accommodation and he /she had hired private accommodation for which he / she is paying Rs._____________ P.M. to the land lord” may be sent to the Council separately.

17.It is hereby certified that the charges mentioned against each Head are as per the approved Heads / Rates prescribed by the University as per the University fee circular in force. â â In case any inadmissible charges / Heads are found at any given time, amount charged to ICCR is liable to be refunded by the Institute. 

Signature of Head of the Institute: __________________________________

Name in Block Letter: _____________________________________________

Date __________________ Designation and seal ______________________


Important: Students may kindly note that in any future correspondence with ICCR, the name of the country, scholarship scheme and year of joining must be mentioned.


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