Commonwealth Scholarship (UK)

Location : All India

Category : Post Graduation/Ph.D.

Important Dates

Apply online at Ministry of Human Resource Development portal by: September
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission: November
: State


The applications will normally be accepted from those candidates who have graduated first Master's degree as per requirement within the last ten years as on October of the in-take year. Scholarships cover tourist - class air passage (both ways) fee, adequate maintenance and other allowance.

Scholarship Amount : 1.Euro 1043/1279 stipend per month. 2. Return Airfares. 3. Thesis grant/Exam fees/Tution Fees. 4. All other living allowence. 5. For phd students spouse allowance.

Scholarship Duration : 1 yr in case of Post-graduation / 6 months clinical Training/3 yrs. In case of Ph. D.


Selection Criteria :

Each year, the CSC invites each nominating body to submit a specific number of nominations. The CSC invites around three times more nominations than scholarships available ? therefore, nominated candidates are not guaranteed to be awarded a scholarship. There are no quotas for scholarships for any individual country. Candidates nominated by national nominating agencies are in competition with those nominated by other nominating bodies, and the same standards will be applied to applications made through either channel. Each nominated candidate?s application is first considered by a member of the CSC?s panel of advisers with expertise in the subject area concerned, and then by the CSC?s selection committee in competition with other candidates. Applications are considered according to the following selection criteria:

Eligibility :

  • The Candidates must have completed tertiary education in English Medium.
  • (A) For Master's Degree: One must have completed Bachelor's Degree in one of the above indicated subject fields securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks in Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group.
  • Candidate should give one page academic justification for pursuing Master Degree course in U.
  • K.
  • (B) For Ph.
  • D: One must have completed Master's Degree in one of the subject fields indicated above securing 60% marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks In Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group opted field of study.
  • Academic year commencing from: October.

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