The Government of India is offering General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) for the academic year 2017-2018. Scholarships are awarded under this scheme annually to international students belonging to certain Asian, African and Latin American countries for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate and research programme at Indian universities.
The General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) is one of the most important and popular schemes of the ICCR for foreign students.
Medium of instruction in Indian Universities is English. Candidates must have adequate knowledge of English both in terms of speaking and comprehension abilities.
Amount/payments made under scholarships are given below:
Living Allowance (Stipend) (Per Month)
M.Phil. / PhD: 7,000
Post-doctoral Fellow 7,500
House Rent Allowance As per actual with a monthly ceiling of Rs.5,000 (Grade – I Cities) (Rs.4,500 )Other cities (Per Month) only if hostel is not available in the University/College.
In Grade 1 cities: 5,000
In other cities: 4,500
Contingent Grant (per annum)
M/Phil / Ph.D. and M.Tech./ME: 12,500
Post – doctoral studies: 15,500
Tuition Fee/Other Compulsory Fee As per actual (excluding refundable amount)
Thesis and dissertation expenses (Once in entire duration of course)
- D. Scholar: 10,000
- For BBA/BCA/MBA/MCA/M.Tech. and other course required submission of Project should be duly certified by Head of Department: 000
Under the scheme students 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