From time immemorial, India has been a centre for learning. India can claim to be one of the leading countries providing quality higher education to its people as well as to students and scholars from countries all over the world. Indian Universities have made significant contribution in the frontiers of science and technology and these centres have been extending their cooperation to students of other developing countries.
Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) in New Delhi helps formulate and implement policies pertaining to India’s external cultural relations, to foster mutual understanding between India and other countries and to promote cultural exchanges with other peoples.
In keeping with the objectives, ICCR has Scholarship Scheme for Africa in the Academic Session 2014-15. The Embassy of India, Khartoum has announced twenty seven (27) Scholarships for Under Graduate/ Post Graduate Courses for Sudanese nationals resident in Sudan. Subjects of study encompass science, engineering, technology, humanities, arts, music, dance and performing arts.
Application form along with guidelines meant for the students are available on the website of the Embassy (www.indembsdn.com).Fluency in English is a pre-requisite. Students are required to pass an English Proficiency Test conducted by the Embassy during evaluation of their applications. Embassy of India will provide return economy class airfares to selected students to the airport closest to the place of study in India. The last date for receipt of applications is January 16, 2014.