Study in India Programme Has Taken Off, Nearly 2000 Students Have Got Admission (Download PDF)


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No student will face any difficulty in getting scholarship amount on time, Union Human Resource Development Minister assured. Government has thoroughly reviewed the system and from the month of November, have started crediting each scholarship beneficiary account with the scholarship amount by 30th of each month.

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Details About this Scholarship

  • Special grant of Rs. 250 Crore has been sanctioned to complete the backlog of scholarship amount and all backlog has been cleared now.

  • Nearly 2.44 lakh students get benefit of various scholarships which are run by MHRD, AICTE and UGC.

  • Government is spending nearly Rs. 4000 Crore amount on these scholarship schemes.

  • Various scholarship schemes which are running successfully under MHRD, AICTE and UGC.

  • National Means-Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme, Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College and University Students and Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu and Kashmir under MHRD, Scholarship for Girls (PRAGATI), Scholarship for Differently abled Students under AICTE and ISHAN UDAY” Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region under UGC, JRF etc are some of the noteworthy scholarship schemes of HRD Ministry.

About Study in India Program

  • Study in India program has taken off well and nearly 2000 students have got admission in selected 100 top Indian Institutions for the first season.

  • Nearly 20,000 foreign students from 30 Asian, African, Middle East and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries under this program in next 3 years.

  • The “Study in India’ is an innovative initiative to attract students from our partner countries in South Asia, South-East Asia, Middle East and Africa to come and experience the very best of academic learning from the top institutions in India.

  • The program includes setting-up of a large portal, call centre, social media campaign, branding, event management and setting up of a facilitation centre to attract more and more foreign students towards Indian Institutions.


  • The University Grants Commission of India is a statutory body set up by the Indian Union government in accordance to the UGC Act 1956 under Ministry of Human Resource Development, and is charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education. Founded: 1956

  • Objectives: Coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education. It provides recognition to universities in India, and disburses funds to such recognized universities and college

  • Sector: Higher education

  • Headquarters: New Delhi


  • The Ministry of Human Resource Development, formerly Ministry of Education, is responsible for the development of human resources in India.

  • Founded: 26 September 1985

  • Child agencies: Department of School Education and Literacy; Department of Higher Education

  • Headquarters: New Delhi


  • The All India Council for Technical Education is the statutory body and a national-level council for technical education, under Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development.

  • Founded: November 1945

  • Headquarters: New Delhi

- Published/Last Modified on: February 11, 2019

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