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Posted on: June 07, 2019 | Back | Print

for Academic Session 2019-20

The Embassy of India would like to inform that the Government of India has announced 150 slots for Scholarship for Diaspora Children under SPDC Scheme for academic year 2019-20.The last date for online submission of application is 15th April, 2019

As you may be aware, the Government of India since AY 2006-2007 has been awarding scholarship to the PIOs & NRIs children under SPDC scheme. The objective of the Government was to make higher education in Indian Universities/Institutes accessible to the diaspora children and promote India as a center for higher studies. Scholarship is offered for pursuing specified undergraduate courses in Central Universities in India, Institutions accredited “A” Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC) and other institutions covered under DASA Scheme, NITs, School of Planning & Architecture and Indian Institutes of Information & Technology.

This scheme is open to applicants in the age group of 17 to 21 years as on the specified date. They must not be in receipt of any other assistance under a scheme sponsored or funded by Government of India.  The scheme is applicable to 68 countries including Norway.

Eligible candidates are urged to take admission in the Indian Institutes and apply for the scholarship on the SPDC portal www.spdcindia.gov.in

Those who are interested to apply for the scholarship under SPDC, please fill up the form on the portal and send a copy of the filled application to the Embassy (Priya Oberoi, Commercial Assistant, Contact no +47 24115923, Email commerce@indemb.no ) along with copies of your passport and OCI card to enable us recommend your application for the scholarship under SPDC.