Applications for-ICCR Scholarships under General Scholarship Scheme

Caros Colegas e Alunos,

Junto envio informação sobre uma oportunidade de bolsa de investigação, “ICCR Scholarship”, para os alunos de qualquer área e todos os níveis, na Índia. A bolsa ICCR é considerada muito importante para os alunos estrangeiros para estudarem na Índia. A informação veio da Embaixada da Índia em Lisboa.

Por favor, segue o email em baixo.

Com os melhores cumprimentos,


Vaibhav Shah, PhD
Assistant Professor
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Machine Learning
Department of Information Systems (DSI)
Researcher, ALGORITMI Research Centre & Laboratory for Virtual Enterprises (LabVE)
School of Engineering
University of Minho, Portugal

Assunto: Applications for-ICCR Scholarships under General Scholarship Scheme.

Dear Sir,

Greetings from the Embassy of India in Lisbon!

You may be aware that Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) offer ICCR Scholarships under the General Scholarship Scheme (GSS). It is one of the most important and popular schemes of the ICCR for foreign students. Scholarships are awarded under this scheme annually to international students for undergraduate, postgraduate degrees and for pursuing research at Indian universities except for medical studies for MBBS, BDS or for medical research leading to a Ph.D degree.

2. Your esteemed Organization is requested to disseminate this information among young and eligible members of your Organization to avail benefit of this Scheme of the Government of India. Detailed guidelines on the process of applying for ICCR Scholarship online on the A2A Portal and the procedure and norms governing the same is given on the The portal contains all the relevant information for the applicants including details of all participating Universities, colleges affiliated with them, courses offered, availability of hostels, application guidelines, eligibility criteria and other relevant information for helping the applicants in decision-making while applying for the academic courses of their preference. All students selected for the scholarship will have to stay in Hostels. Only students who are 18 years of age or above should apply. The applicants should have proficiency in English language.

3, There is one slot available for Portugal for the academic year 2019-20. Last date for receiving of application is 28th February, 2019. On completion of application, kindly send a mail on this mail for processing of the application by the Mission.

4. The prospective student may be advised to exercise due diligence in a dedicated manner on the specific admission criteria laid down by various University for each subject and ensure that they submit all relevant documents as required by the University in addition to the basis certificates mentioned in the application form. Applicants are requested to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on and familiarize themselves with the admission process including the list of Universities.

Thanking you of your continued cooperation and support.

With warm regards,

Kalpna H
Attache (CCW)
Embassy of India
Te. 00351 213019010
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