Indian Scholarships for Nepali Students

India has been helping Nepal in development of Human resources over the years which has been a major aspect of India-Nepal cooperation. Around 3000 scholarships/seats are provided every year by GOI though the Embassy of India, Kathmandu to Nepali nationals for undergoing various courses at the Ph.D/Masters, Bachelors and Plus-two levels in India as well as Nepal.

  1. These scholarships/seats are provided for a wide spectrum of studies ranging from engineering, medicine, agriculture, pharmacology, veterinary sciences, computer application, business administration, music and fine arts, etc.
  2. Around 220 Scholarships are given for studying BE/B.Tech, B.Sc,(Agri),  B. Pharma and B.Sc (Dairy Tech) under Compex Nepal Scholarship.
  3. Around 110 scholarships are there to undertake undergraduate courses such as BBA/BCA/ Others including 5 scholarships for undertaking Music/Fine Arts courses, three scholarships for studying Hospitality and Management under General Cultural Scholarship Scheme.
  4. 120 Scholarships for undertaking post graduate courses in disciplines like MBA/MCA and other PG level courses,10 seats for M.Sc (Ag) and 8 seats for Ph.D under Silver Jubilee Scholarship Scheme.
  5. With the aim of providing comprehensive and integrated training to in-service candidates of GoN/Public Sector nominees of GoN, 30 seats are allotted to Nepal under the Technical Cooperation Scheme (TCS) of the Colombo Plan and 220 seats for employees of GON & public/private sector under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme.
  6. The Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme was implemented for the first time in 2002-03 under which 200 scholarships are awarded to Nepalese students studying in MBBS, BE/B.Tech and other undergraduate courses in Nepal.
  7. Under the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Scheme, initiated in 2003-04, 2000 scholarships are being provided every year to students of Class-XI and XII studying in Nepal.
  8. The Dr. Homi J. Bhaba Scheme launched in 2004-05, provides 40 scholarships to Nepalese students for studying ME/M.Tech in India.
  9. Under a new scheme, implemented in 2005-06, 33 Nepalese students are provided scholarships for studying in Army Public Schools, in India.
  10. Bharat-Nepal Maitri Shiksha Karyakaram is a short-term course for undergraduate and post-graduate students of Nepal. The programme was launched recently to provides opportunities to the young minds to better understand different facets of life in India and India-Nepal relations and progress made by the country in various fields. Calcutta University was chosen to host the first batch of students under this Karyakaram.