Indian Embassy Scholarship For Nepalese Students | Embassy of India Kathmandu Nepal

indian embassy scholarship for nepalese students

Every year many Nepalese students receive an Indian Embassy scholarship for their higher education. India is becoming one of the most vital destinations for higher education for Nepalese students.

Many of us only heard about the Indian embassy also provide the scholarship to Nepalese student for their higher education. We might not know what types of scholarship it is, how many scholarship types are there for the Nepalese student, the eligibility and criteria when should apply scholarship, how many quotas do these scholarship schemes carry, and so on.

If you have these types of queries, you are in the right place where you can find all information in one stop. is one of the most popular websites among the Nepalese people. We upload many more information regarding higher education, study abroad, immigration schemes from Nepal, and many more technology-related updates.

But now, let’s look at the Indian embassy scholarship for Nepalese students.

For which level of higher education can we get the Indian embassy scholarship?

Indian Embassy is providing scholarships to Nepalese students for Ph.D., Masters, Bachelors, and Plus-Two.

What are the various fields that we can get Indian Embassy scholarship?

Indian Embassy scholarships are given to various fields of study such as engineering, medical, pharmacology, computer science and application, agriculture, business administration, etc.

How many seats are available to Nepalese students for scholarships every year?

Every year around 3000 scholarships are provided by the government of India through the Embassy of India, Kathmandu.

Brief Information about Indian Embassy Scholarship for Nepalese Students:

220 Scholarships are given to the field  BE/B.Tech, B.Sc,(Agri),  B. Pharma, and B.Sc (Dairy Tech) under Compex Nepal Scholarship.

110 Scholarships are for the undergraduate courses such as BBA/BCA Others, including five scholarships for undertaking Music/Fine Arts courses, three scholarships for studying Hospitality and Management under General Cultural Scholarship Scheme.

120 Scholarships for the post-graduate courses in disciplines like MBA/MCA and other PG level courses, ten seats for M.Sc (Ag), and eight seats for Ph.D. under Silver Jubilee Scholarship Scheme.

Thirty seats are available under the Technical Cooperation Scheme (TCS) of the Colombo Plan and 220 seats for GON & public/private sector employees under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Program.

Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme was implemented for the first time in 2002-03, under which 200 scholarships are awarded to Nepalese students studying in MBBS, BE/B.Tech and other undergraduate courses in Nepal.

Under the Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Scheme, initiated in 2003-04, 2000, scholarships are being provided every year to students of Class-XI and XII studying in Nepal.

Dr. Homi J. Bhaba Scheme, launched in 2004-05, provides 40 scholarships to Nepalese students for studying ME/M.Tech in India.

Under a new scheme, implemented in 2005-06, 33 Nepalese students are provided scholarships for studying in Army Public Schools in India.

Bharat-Nepal Maitri Shiksha Karyakaram is a short-term course for undergraduate and post-graduate students of Nepal. The program was launched recently to provide opportunities to the young minds to understand better different facets of life in India and India-Nepal relations and progress made by the country in various fields. Calcutta University was chosen to host the first batch of students under this Karyakaram.

What are the different types of Scholarship Scheme from the Indian Embassy to Nepalese Students?

Below are the different scholarship schemes for Nepalese students from Indian Embassy:

  • COMPEX Scholarship Scheme
  • AYUSH Scholarship Scheme
  • APS Scholarship Scheme
  • General Scholarship Scheme
  • SAARC Scholarship Scheme
  • Silver Jubilee Scholarship Scheme
  • Dr. Homi J. Bhabha Scholarship Scheme
  • Nepal Aid Fund Scholarship Scheme
  • ITEC/Colombo Plan
  • MAHATMA GANDHI Scholarship Scheme
  • Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme

If you want further details of the above scholarship schemes, like eligibility criteria, scholarship seats, scholarship amount, selection process, when and how to apply for this scholarship, please visit The details of every scholarship scheme that we mentioned above will be available through their associated link.

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