Embassy of India, Yangon, Myanmar
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ICCR Scholarship

ICCR Scholarship Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

ICCR offers 36 scholarships annually to Myanmar in UG, PG and PhD in a range of subjects. Myanmar students are mostly availing PG/PhD courses in B-Tech, MBA, Agriculture, Buddhist Studies etc.

Various scholarships schemes offered to Myanmar under ICCR:

(i) Atal Bihari Vajpayee General Scholarship Scheme: For Under Graduate & Post Graduate studies in Science, Humanities and also Research work.

(ii) Mekong Ganga Co-operation Scholarship Scheme (MGCSS):For Under Graduate & Post Graduate studies in Science, Humanities and also Research work.

(iii) Lata Mangeshkar Dance & Music Scholarship Scheme: For pursuing study of Indian Culture such as dance, music, theatre, performing art, sculpture, Indian language, Indian cuisine, etc.

(iv) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Cultural Exchange Scholarship (without Airfare)

Under the Cultural Exchange Programme/Educational Exchange Programme signed between India and other foreign countries, the ICCR offers slots as indicated in the CEP/EEPs slots for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses.

(iv) Ayush Scholarship to BIMSTEC member countries:

The ICCR offers scholarships slots to meritorious nationals of BIMSTEC member countries every year to pursue Under Graduate/Post Graduate/Ph.D course in Indian Traditional Systems of Medicine, i.e. Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homoepathy under this scheme.

100+ subjects studies by foreign students that include Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, Business Studies, Classical Indian Dance, Music, Commerce, Economics, Engineering/IT: Indian languages, Liberal arts, Management, Philosophy, Political Science, Yoga etc. (Medical Science and Integrated courses like for law are not included)

Age limit:

For Undergraduate / Postgraduate courses - between 18 to 30 years and

For PhD Programmes - between 18 to 45 years.

Applicants have the option to apply to 5 universities / institutes in the order of their preference of study. The admission, as far as possible, shall be given as per applicant's preference. However, there may be a scenario when students do not get admission in their preferred Universities / institutes due to limited number of seats on offer. Students should therefore be prepared to receive admission from any of their five preferences

The admissions in Medical/ paramedical (Nursing / physiotherapy / anesthesia etc.) / fashion / law courses / integrated courses such as BALLB (5 years)/ B Sc & M Sc (5 years) etc. are not admissible.

It may be noted that for BE / B. Tech courses, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) are compulsory in 11 and 12 Grades and it is a mandatory requirement for Engineering courses. Mark sheets for each i.e., level 10 and 10+2 equivalent level of school should be uploaded along with the transcripts in English.

For admission in UG level courses, it is compulsory to have 10+2 i.e; (12 years) of schooling. lt is, therefore, necessary that the student applying for UG level courses must complete 12 years of schooling.

lt is reiterated that the admission remains provisional till the time Universities verify the authenticity of original documents. lf original documents are not found in order on which provisional admission has been granted by university, the admission offer will be revoked and the student(s) will have to return to their country at their own cost. In case Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Equivalence Certificate is required the offer letter for allotment of scholarship should be processed only after the AIU Equivalence Certificate has been obtained by the student.

These scholarship slots include return economy class airfares nearest airport to the and 3rd AC Train fare to the place of study, if so required. Mission is requested to provide one way air-ticket to the selected scholars. Mission may please ensure booking the air ticket so that no student claims reimbursement of airfares in India.

Detailed guidelines on the process of applying for ICCR Scholarships are available on the A2A Portal (https://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/home)bullet

Know India Programme (KIP)

40 candidates were sent to India under Know India Programme (KIP) since September 2018 till date.The participants get the opportunity to familiarize with India's Cultural heritage, art and also with various aspects of contemporary India. Till date 72nd KIP has been held.

  • Applicant should be of Indian origin, holding OCI/PIO/NRC card and Passport issued by Myanmar Government.
  • Detailed guidelines and application form for this program may be accessed on KIP portal kip.gov.in