The ICCR (Indian council for cultural relations) is known to be an association whose aim is to provide peace and regional cooperation towards various countries and neighbour nations. The ICCR has announced numerous scholarships of around 3365 scholarships under its 24 scholarship schemes. It offers these scholarships annually for the students from various developing countries like Africa, Asia, Afghanistan and Central America. Though there are students flocking to Indian Universities from developed countries as well. The scholarships under these 24 schemes are offered every year to the benefit of students from various different cultures and regions.
The ICCR aims to eradicate cultural differences between different nations and forms a pathway to goodwill, good neighbourhood, peace and amiable relationship with the neighbouring developing countries. They offer these fellowships and scholarships for the under graduate, post graduate, doctoral and post doctoral courses in various prestigious institutions and leading universities in India. The professional courses like engineering, business administration, accountancy, pharmacy and management. The courses also include Indian classical music, sculpture, painting and dance in any forms. The ICCR’s main activities thus remain to be offering scholarships to the deserving candidates for the financial support they require for their academics and studies.
For Mauritian Nationals:
Of all these scholarships, the ICCR has announced its support to the Mauritian nationals and its native students to pursue post graduate medical courses at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. The students can take up the courses at post graduate level here at BHU, Varanasi. This is exclusively meant for nationals and students residents of Mauritius. The number of scholarships offered under this scheme is three. The three scholarships are nominated for three of the Mauritian nationals to continue their post graduate course in medicine at the Indian university of BHU (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi.
General Instructions to be followed:
- Six copies of certificates along with six sets of application forms are to be sent to the Indian Mission at the Mauritius.
- The candidates are requested to read the ‘University Handbook’ to know more details about the course of study and the scholarships offered to the respective course.
- The candidates are advised to clearly make out the course and the institution in which they are seeking admission.
- The copies of certificates should be accompanied with clear translations and the syllabi of the last qualifying examination should be included in the course.
- Candidates who are applying for medical doctoral/post doctoral courses are supposed to include a synopsis of their area of research along with the application form.
- The students are supposed to carry the proper Indian Visa from the Embassy of India. They should get a full briefing from the Indian diplomatic mission about the living conditions in India and various other instructions detailing the students.