Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Scheme for Nepalese nationals enrolled in Class-XI in Nepal

Application Deadline: 2015-11-06

Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Nepal
Mahatma Gandhi ScholarshipScheme 2015-16

Embassy of India, Kathmandu invites applications for Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship on prescribed data-sheets from Nepalese nationals enrolled in Class-XI in recognized schools/colleges in Nepal. 1000 scholarships are available under the scheme for the academic year 2015-16.

(i)  Candidates should be Nepalese citizen.
(ii) Candidates should be regular student of class XI and studying in any recognized school/ college of Nepal. They should have secured minimum 55% marks in aggregate in Class X/SLC, if passed out from Government schools, 75% marks in aggregate, if passed out from private schools located in the districts of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. For students from rest of Nepal minimum 50% marks, if passed out from Government schools, 70% for those passed out from private schools.
(iii) Family income of the candidate must be less than NRs. 1,20,000/- per annum.
(iv) Applicants should be between 14 - 20 years of age.

Age Limit:  Applicants should be between 15 and 20 years as on July 01, 2015. 

Scholarship Amount
Selected students will get a scholarship of NRs. 2,000/- per month in the first year. This will be continued in the second year also, provided the awardee gets 50% or above marks in Class-XI. The scholarship will be discontinued if the percentage of marks obtained by the awardee falls below 50% in class XI or for any other reason that the Embassy may deem necessary.

Selection Process:
Selection will be based on academic record and performance in interview conducted by the Embassy. Names of selected candidates will be placed on Indian Embassy website and intimation to this effect will be given through advertisement in newspapers. 

Application period: 16 oct -6 Nov 2015

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