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High Commission announces scholarships to study in India


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The High Commission of India in Sri Lanka has announced an offer for the ICCR scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic session. 

The following is the ICCR scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic session: the Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme where five slots are available for PhDs in all subjects except Medicine, Paramedical, Nursing, Physiotherapy, anesthesia or fashion courses.

The Indian Government selects meritorious Sri Lankans for the award of this scholarship. The selection of candidates is done in consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways of Sri Lanka to pursue PhD degrees in some of the top universities in India.

All scholarships cover the full tuition fees for the entire duration of the course, a monthly sustenance allowance and an annual grant for books and stationery. 

The selected candidates will also be provided with hostel facilities within the campus. In addition, all ICCR scholars in India are provided with full healthcare facilities, airfare to the nearest destination in India and an annual grant for educational tours to various parts of the country, apart from several other auxiliary benefits.

The eligible candidates can download application forms from the website of the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways - www.mohe.gov.lk.

Prospective students are advised to approach the Ministry of Higher Education to learn more about the eligibility criteria and selection procedure. Interested candidates can also direct their queries to the High Commission of India or visit their website for further details on the scholarships.

 


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