Saturday, November 4, 2023

Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme for Nepalese Students studying in Nepal

The Embassy of India, Kathmandu invites online applications for Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Scheme and Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme from Nepali nationals studying in Nepal. 

1. Eligibility
Applicant should be a regular student enrolled in 1stYear/1stSemester of undergraduate courses in any recognized educational institute in Nepal. Proof of student studying in graduation/degree course attested by Principal/Head of Institution to be uploaded.

Applicant should have secured at least 70% aggregate marks at the Intermediate (+2) level/Class 12th and mark sheet to be uploaded.

The applicant should be a citizen of Nepal. Citizenship certificate of self or parents to be uploaded.

Physically challenged candidates should upload proof from CDO/LDO/Municipality Head.

The family income of the applicant must be less than NRs. 2,00,000/- per annum and income proof should be provided by CDO/LDO/Municipality Head and to be uploaded.

Age Limit: Applicant should be between 17 to 22 years of age as of 1st July 2023.

Note: (i) Those who are receiving scholarships from any other source are not eligible to apply. (ii) Please do not include Class XI marks. (iii) Diploma courses are not eligible for the scholarship


Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Scheme 2023-24 For Nepalese Students Studying in Class XI in Nepal

2. Scholarship Amount and Duration

Scholarship Duration in Years
a. Course:  MBBS / BDS
- Scholarship Amount in NRs. Per Month : 4000
- Scholarship Duration in 5 Years: 5

b. Course: Engineering/BAMS
- Scholarship Amount in NRs. Per Month : 4000
- Scholarship Duration in 5 Years: 4

c. Course: Others BA, BCom, BSc etc
- Scholarship Amount in NRs. Per Month : 3000
- Scholarship Duration in 5 Years: 3

The scholarship will continue in the second and subsequent years provided that the awardees continue to study and pass in the first and subsequent years. The student should submit each year’s passed marks sheet (except for final year) along with the present status of his/her study, authenticated by the Head of the institute/college. The documents should be submitted latest by the second week of December either physically at the Education Wing of the Embassy of India, Kathmandu, or Consulate General of India, Birgunj, or via email:, failing which the scholarship may be terminated.

The scholarship will be discontinued if the awardee fails successively in two semesters or discontinues study or any other valid reason.

Please note:
1. Applicants are advised to interact/communicate solely with the Education Wing of the Embassy in Kathmandu and the Consulate General of India at Birgunj.

2. The applicants should indicate their address and contact telephone/mobile phone numbers/email address clearly in the online application form, and also upload the recent passport size photograph. Any change in address/ telephone/ mobile number should be intimated immediately through a letter bearing the candidate’s signature.

3. Filling up of wrong data/information such as marks, etc., and in absence of documents as mentioned in the ‘documents required’ column in the online application form will lead to outright rejection and cancellation of the application/candidature/scholarship and no further claim will be entertained.

4. Before filling up the application form online, students/guardians are advised to read instructions/guidelines thoroughly, as there is no scope for modification in the online system once the form is submitted. The candidate should keep the Email address and Password in safe custody for future correspondence/reference.

5. The Embassy of India reserves the right to accept or reject any application at its discretion.

The Online Application Form may be submitted through Web Portal from November 07, 2023 to December 07, 2023. Applicants will not be able to submit applications after 23:59 hrs. on December 07, 2023.

Note: Please save the confirmation slip for future use