Embassy of India, Kathmandu invites applications on prescribed form from Nepalese nationals desirous of pursuing under-graduate courses i:e BBA, BCA, BA, BA(Hons), B.Com, BA (Music/Performing Arts) under General Scholarship Scheme and B.Sc (Hospitality & Hotel Management) under SAARC Scholarship Scheme in Indian Universities for the academic year 2016-17.
- Applicants must have passed Class 12 or equivalent examination with compatible subject in class 12 and have secured minimum of 60% marks in aggregate as well as in English.
- Applicants should be between 17 to 22 years as on 1st July, 2016.
(iii) For Music: Photographs of performances, audio/video cassettes/CD’s must be produced.
(iv) For Fine Arts: Photographs of arts / sculpture must be produced.
(i) The short-listed candidates will be informed individually for interview, which will be conducted in Kathmandu / Birgunj / Biratnagar. Applicants are advised to interact solely with the Education Wing, Embassy of India, Kathmandu or Consulate General of India, Birgunj or Embassy of India, Camp Office, Biratnagar about the scholarship. The candidates should indicate their address and contact telephone numbers / e-mail address clearly in the prescribed column of the application form. Any change in address / telephone number should also be intimated immediately through a letter/mail.
(ii) Selection will be based on the applicant’s academic record and performance in the interview. However, nomination of a candidate by the Embassy does not guarantee admission to any Indian college/university for the above courses. Confirmation of admission by the Embassy will be given only after receipt of the same from the concerned Indian University. Request for change of college/ institution or transfer of scholarship upon taking admission will not be entertained. Those candidates who wish to apply to this Embassy for placement in any institution in India will have no right to reject/withdraw at a later stage failing which they will be debarred for future scholarships & would also be required to refund the entire amount spent by GOI.
iii) Submission of incorrect information/Incomplete application forms by the candidate may result in forfeiture of the scholarship at any stage.
4. Instructions for submission & filling up of the form:
i) Candidates belonging to Bara, Parsa, Rautahat, Dhanusa, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Makwanpur and Chitwan districts should submit their applications to Consulate General of India, Shreepur, Birgunj.
(ii) Candidates belonging to Siraha, Udaypur, Saptari, Sunsari, Morang, Dhankuta, Jhapa and Illam should submit their forms at Embassy of India, Camp Office, Biratnagar.
(iii) Candidates belonging to rest of Nepal should submit their application forms to Education Wing, Embassy of India, Kathmandu.
(iv) Due care should be taken while exercising option for the course. Candidates are advised to give only one option in the application form. Embassy reserves the right to change the course/option of a student depending on the placement received from New Delhi.
v) The application form may be downloaded from the Indian Embassy website www.indianembassy.org.np and filled in legibly, preferably typed and should be submitted in six copies along with photocopies of citizenship duly translated in English language and certified by Notary Public and attested mark-sheet of class XII and transcript. Originals need not be attached at this stage.
vi) Application forms should be submitted through our email ([email protected]) in PDF format followed by 6 copies each of application and educational documents along with English translated citizenship by post or personally either at Embassy of India, P.O Box 292, Kapurdhara Marg, Kathmandu or Consulate General of India, Shreepur, Birgunj or Embassy of India, Camp Office, Biratnagar in the prescribed format as specified in our website alongwith original counter foil of Bank Voucher. The application fee of NRs.400/- should be deposited in favor of Education Wing, EOI, Kathmandu Account No. 17725240200331 of Nepal SBI Bank, anywhere in Nepal not later than December 30, 2015. Application fee once deposited will not be refunded or adjusted in any case to the candidate.
(vii) Last date of submission of application is December 30, 2015. Forms will be accepted on all working days between 09:30 hrs to 12:30 hrs only.