China Govt. Scholarships from External Scholarship Division, MHRD

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The China Government Scholarship will be granted to the interested candidates from the External Scholarships Division of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. Of India. This Department has an expertise in arranging for a large amount of international scholarships to Indian students from foreign governments.

The China Govt. Scholarships are granted for post graduate and doctoral studies in the subjects quoted below:

  • Chinese language and literature
  • Fine Arts
  • Economics
  • History
  • Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Bio-technology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Environment Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • Fisheries
  • Political Science


Following are the eligibility criteria for the various different subjects of study:

  • Candidates must have Indian nationality and below 40 years of age. A special relaxation of 2 years for SC or ST candidates however is there.
  • Candidate must have a certificate or diploma in basic Chinese language from a reputed institute.
  • Candidates must have a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts with a minimum of 60 % marks.
  • Incase of subjects other than Fine Arts, candidates should have a minimum of 60 % marks at the post-graduate level with 2 years experience in work research.


Scholarships are for a tenure of 1 − 2 years.

Value of Scholarship

The scholarships are total 25 in number and the Chinese Govt. Grants the expenses incurred pertaining to boarding and lodging, fees for tuition and other daily expenses. The passage fare to and from India will be given by the Indian Government.

Application Procedure

Incase if the candidates are already employed, they may send an application in the approved format, with essential and required sponsorship from the employers. Application should be in plain paper and must reach the Ministry of Human Resources within the fixed date.


The academic session commences in September and the notification is published in Employment News and leading dailies during February or March.


  • Director (Scholarship) , Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, External Scholarships Division, A − 1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001
  • Phone No: 011 − 3384501

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