Scholarship Scheme for Nepalese Students

The Embassy of India, Kathmandu invites online application for Mahatma Gandhi and Golden Jubilee Scholarship Schemes from Nepali nationals studying in Nepal. 

  Eligibility For Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship 2018-19

  • Applicants should be regular student of Class XI and studying in any recognized school / college of Nepal. Proof of student studying in Class XI attested by Principal to be uploaded.
  • Applicants should have secured at least 60% aggregate marks at the High School (SLC) / Class 10th and mark sheet to be uploaded.
  • Applicants should be citizen of Nepal. Citizenship certificate of self or parents to be uploaded.
  • Physically challenged candidate should upload proof from CDO / LDO / Municipality Head.
  • Family income of the candidate must be less than NRs. 2,00,000/- per annum and income proof should be provided by CDO / LDO / Municipality Head and to be uploaded.
  • Note: Those who are receiving scholarship from any other source are not eligible to apply.

Scholarship Amount and Duration:

Selected students will get a scholarship of NRs. 2,000/- per month.

The scholarship will continue in the second year provided that the awardees passed in Class XI. The student should submit copy of class XI passed mark sheet immediately after result is announced latest by December 2019.

The scholarship will be discontinued if the awardees fail in Class XI or any reason that the Embassy may deem necessary.

Eligibility For Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme 2018-19

  • Applicants should be regular student enrolled in 1st Year/1st Semester of under graduate courses in any recognized educational institute in Nepal. Proof of student studying in graduation/degree course attested by Principal/Head of Institution to be uploaded.
  • Applicants should have secured at least 70% aggregate marks at the Intermediate (+2) level/Class 12th and mark sheet to be uploaded.
  • Applicants should be citizen of Nepal. Citizenship certificate of self or parents to be uploaded.
  • Physically challenged candidate should upload proof from CDO/LDO/Municipality Head.
  • Family income of the applicant must be less than NRs. 2,00,000/- per annum and income proof should be provided by CDO/LDO/Municipality Head and to be uploaded.
  • Age Limit: Applicants should be between 17 to 22 years of age as on 1st July 2019.
  • Note: (i) Those who are receiving scholarship from any other source are not eligible to apply. (ii) Please do not include Class XI marks. (iii) Diploma courses are not eligible for the scholarship.

2. Scholarship Amount and Duration:

Course Scholarship Amount in NRs. Per Month Scholarship Duration in Years
MBBS/BDS 4000 5
Engineering/BAMS 4000 4
Others (BA, BCom, BSc, etc.) 3000 3

The scholarship will continue in the second and subsequent years provided that the awardees continue to study and pass in the first and subsequent years. The mark sheet(s) should be submitted to the Education Wing of the Embassy latest by 2nd week of January every year, failing which the scholarship may be terminated.

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