The Government of India announced Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarship for Bangladesh nationals under the academic session 2017-18 through High Commission of India in Dhaka, says a HCI press release on 15 December 2016.
The scholarships are awarded to meritorious Bangladeshi scholars to pursue various courses in India at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD level, except Medicine. Around 3000 ICCR Scholarships have been granted to Bangladeshi nationals by the Government of India till date.
Candidates wish to apply for the scholarships are required to have proficiency in English and should have secured a minimum of 60 percent marks or a GPA 3 out of 5 in the qualifying examination.
Application forms for these scholarships along with detailed information / instructions regarding the same may be seen and downloaded from the website of the High Commission of India, Dhaka: http://www.hcidhaka.gov.in/pages.php?id=1648.
Candidates should download and fill (typed and not handwritten), the application form, affix scanned copy of photo, sign (scan of hand-written signatures), data sheet and e-mail the same as a pdf document along with relevant attachments to one of the following e-mail addresses for eligibility screening of applications and subsequent EPT by the respective Mission
The last date of submission of application forms by email is 1700 hours on Thursday, 31 December 2016.
An English Proficiency Test (EPT) will be conducted for eligible applicants at tentatively on Friday, January 13, 2017.
The English Proficiency Test will be held in batches from 1100 hours onwards at all three locations (exact venue to be notified in due course) and the duration of each test is 30 minutes.
Applicants who qualify for the interview are advised to bring one hard copy of the application form with supporting documents (duly certified), at the time of interview and the finally selected candidates have to submit six sets of the same with duly certified supporting documents.
For further details, contact Education Wing, High Commission of India, 1-3 Park Road, Baridhara, Dhaka, ph. 55067301-55067308 and 55067645 to 55067649 Extn: 1096 or 1112