ICCR Scholarship for Tajiks
ICCR Scholarship for Tajiks
 

PRESS RELEASE 

1. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)  offers 25 (TWENTY FIVE) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS FROM TAJIKISTAN IN UNDER GRADUATE (3-4 years) POSTGRADUATE (2-3 years) and DOCTORAL (3-5 years) courses in INDIAN UNIVERSITIES AND INSTITUTES for Academic year 2018-2019.

 

2. The scholarships are in various fields such as Commerce, Economics, Political Science, International Relations, Engineering, Sociology, Science, Management and Business Administration, Hindi and English Language etc. (Details can be obtained from the Embassy of India).

 

3. The scholars will be paid a monthly stipend, tuition fee and other obligatory fees. (Details can be obtained from the Embassy). Some needy candidates will be provided airfare also.

 

4. Applicants should be CITIZENS of Tajikistan (Tajik Passport holders), FLUENT IN ENGLISH and holders of Diploma or likely to obtain Diploma by June 2018. They may send their application with photocopies of their Diploma duly attested and two recent passport size photos in the following format.

 

  • Name (Mr. / Mrs. / Miss)
  • Date of Birth
  • Postal Address & Telephone No.
  • Educational Qualifications (attach photocopy)
  • Place of work, if any:
  • Have you ever attended any training programme sponsored by Government of India
  • Signature and Date

Format of application can also be collected from Embassy.

 

5. The preferred age limits are 18 to 25 years for undergraduate, 21 to 35 years for postgraduate and 23 to 40 years for PhD / Research work as on 30 June 2018. Some concession in age limit may however be considered by the Universities. Original Documents of educational qualifications should not be sent. The completed application should be delivered at the reception. (Tel: 2217172, 2211803), Embassy of India, 45 Bukhoro Street, Dushanbe by 30th November 2017. A test for English Language proficiency will be conducted in the Embassy on 2nd December 2017 at 11.00 followed by an interview of shortlisted candidates. For undergraduate courses the candidate must have completed 12 years of school education.

 

 ICCR Scholarship for Tajiks

Indian Culture Centre, Dushanbe coordinates the application process for various ICCR scholarships for Tajik candidates. Since 2005, ICCR has been providing 25-30 scholarship slots to Tajik nationals. Admission of the selected candidates in the current academic session (2017-18) is still continuing. Till the end of July 2017, a total of 16 students have already left for India to pursue higher studies.

The number of students who have been provided ICCR scholarships in the previous years is as follows:

 

Year

No. of
students

1998-99

9

1999-00

5

2000-01

13

2001-02

12

2002-03

7

2003-04

14

2004-05

16

2005-06

22

2006-07

17

2007-08

30

2008-09

29

2009-10

23

2010-11

2011-12

32

21

2012-13

15

2013-14

 

16

 

 

                                                                                                         
Students from Tajikistan have also been sent to India for under General Cultural Scholarship Scheme for Performing Arts.