Scholarships Opportunity to Study in India

The scholarship scheme covers study in all disciplines except medicine and medical related courses.
18 Mar 2022 15:01
Scholarships Opportunity to Study in India

Fijians now have a chance to get scholarships to tertiary studies in India.

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Government of India, announced it was offering scholarships for nationals of Fiji, Kiribati, Tonga and Tuvalu, under the General Scholarship Scheme for the academic session 2022-2023 for pursing undergraduate/post-graduate/Ph.D courses in top colleges and universities in India.

The scholarship scheme covers study in all disciplines except medicine and medical related courses.

The courses are offered in India’s World Class Universities/ Institutes and are open to applicants from 18 – 30 years old (45 years for Ph.D Courses). The scholarship cover return international airfare by economy class, tuition fees and living allowances.


Benefits of ICCR Scholarship

  1. Study in India with zero expenses;
  2. Study in India’s best government universities/colleges;
  3. Get monthly stipend to cover your living expenses

Interested applicants are invited to visit the ICCR scholarship portal named A2A (“Admission to Alumni”) on

The portal consists of all relevant information for applicants including names and details of all State and Central Universities/ Institutes, hostel facilities, details of various academic course offered, application guidelines and eligibility criteria. The last date for submission of application for the 2022-23 scholarships is April 30, 2022.

For more information on the scholarship, applicants can either contact or visit Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Level 6, LICI Building, Butt St, Suva. Phone: (+679) 3301125 or email:


ICCR Scholarship Student/Alumni Testimonials

RAINA RAM, current student at the National Forensic Science University in Gandhinagar, Gujarat studying Bachelor in Forensic Science said: “Making a choice to study in India was a very good one and I don’t regret it at all.

“If you’re getting an opportunity to study in India, you should grab it. The universities provide high class education, a friendly environment for international students, and is equipped with modern technology.

“To all the boys and girls, if I can do it, you can as well.”


KHUSWAND NAIDU, current student at the School of International Studies & Diaspora, Gujarat University in Ahmedabad, India studying Master of Arts and International Relations said: “The faculty I’m studying in is very experienced and highly qualified in India.

“The guides and faulty go out of their way to help foreign students, they are very helpful and cooperative. The infrastructure is too good.

“The education is top quality; it is my 13th month in India and I am having the best experience so far under the ICCR Scholarship.”


MERE SATAKALA, ICCR Alumni, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from 2013 – 2016 at the Usmina University in Hyderabad said: “To all the students going to India, it will be the best choice you’ll ever make, enjoy it, work hard and study hard. The education system overall was fair to me, I handled my studies very well.

“The professors looked after all the foreign students well. It wasn’t easy but I made it and I’m glad and it was a window of opportunities that opened up many doors for me.”


SHAYAL SAMI, ICCR Alumni, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hindi) from 2015 – 2018 at the Delhi University said: “Speaking of the education system in India, I had a really great experience.

“From the very beginning, my professors have been so nice to me, they were very supportive. The ICCR officials were so protective, they made sure the environment was safe, especially for me, a girl.

“My advice is, if you’re given this opportunity, grab it and go for it.”




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