Study in India Programme

Study in India

An initiative by the Government of India under the umbrella of the Ministry of Human Resources Development in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs -  launched in 2018.

This programme is different from ICCR Scholarships.

The program offers scholarships called the Study in India Scholarships on an annual basis, while its partner institutes provide tuition fee waivers.

The Study in India Scholarship scheme covers the admission fees, tuition fees, accommodation (room and boarding) costs, and food costs. Any costs and expenses outside the above mentioned are not considered under this scheme.  Complete details available at

The scheme is further divided into two sub-schemes, based on a merit list and the Ind-SAT examination. A set of scholarships are offered based on a merit-list, that is evaluated, following the document verification process. Scholarship are awarded to only the exemplary students who appeared for the online-procured, 90-minute Ind-SAT examination.

More than 30,000 tuition fee waivers are given to deserving students by our partner institutes in the ranges of 100%, 50%, and 25%. The number of fee waivers available, vary from institute to institute across the mentioned ranges. The costs covered under this scheme only waives off tuition fee for one academic year.

A call centre with the number +91 9899450350 is operational to answer any kind of queries. 

More details can be seen on Study in India web portal