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General Scholarships Scheme-GSS and Helpline Email for ICCR Sponsored Foreign Students

Posted on: September 19, 2017 | Back | Print

General Scholarships Scheme-GSS

The General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) 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 belonging to certain Asian, African, European and Latin American countries for the undergraduate, postgraduate degrees and for pursuing research at Indian universities. However, scholarships for medical studies for MBBS, BDS or for medical research leading to a PhD degree are not offered under the GSS scheme.

The list of Countries covered under the GSS is given below:

Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saint Denis Reunion Island, Saudi Arabia, Siberia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen.

For more information regarding General Scholarships Scheme-GSS, please visit http://www.iccr.gov.in/content/general-scholarships-scheme-gss

Helpline Email for ICCR Sponsored Foreign Students

A Helpline email studenthelpline.iccr@gov.in has been created by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

1. to streamline the grievances redressal mechanism for ICCR sponsored foreign students,

2. to answer queries, requests from foreign students regarding various issues pertaining to their stipend, HRAs, medical problems, admission methodology, hostel issues etc.

This Helpline is exclusively meant for students who wish to apply under various ICCR scholarship schemes, current students and the alumni.