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ICCR Scholarship Scheme 2019-20 published for Bangladesh nationals

Biplob Chandra Chakraborty

17 Jan 2019

ICCR Scholarship Scheme 2019-20 published for Bangladesh nationals

India announced the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarship Scheme 2019-20 for Bangladesh nationals under the academic session 2019-20. The ICCR scholarship is awarded to meritorious Bangladesh nationals to pursue various courses in India at the Under Graduate, Post Graduate and PhD level except in Medicine. More than 3500 ICCR Scholarships have been granted to Bangladesh nationals by the Government of India as of today, said an Indian high commission press release today. 


Applicant should have proficiency in English as well as a minimum 60 percent marks or GPA 3 out of 5 and CGPA 2.50 out of 4 in the last qualifying examinations.

The candidate wishes to pursue Bachelor of Engineering (BE) or Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) courses should have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) to study Material Engineering programs and Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCM) for Life Engineering programs. 

Students applying for M. Phil, Doctoral or Post-Doctoral courses should submit synopsis along with the application.

Students applying for performing arts or fine arts should upload the latest video, audio, youtube link of their performance or a portfolio of their artwork, as the case may be while applying.

Candidates must upload their color photograph (front face without spectacles) with white background. 

Application Process

To apply, please log on the URL http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in create individual login ID and Password. 

Please read the instructions carefully before applying. 

Applicants are advised to apply only once. If any applicant is noticed applied more than one time, the application shall be summarily rejected.


Attested copy of all academic certificates and transcripts in English  
Attested copy of passport showing biometric pages 
Attested copy of Birth Certificate in English 
A research proposal for M Phil, PhD or Post-Doctoral Fellowship 
Medical Fitness Certificate with test reports as per the Format available at application portal 
Two letters of recommendation (In the letters of recommendation it is essential to mention the name, designation, email address, phone no and address of the issuing person) 
Color photograph (front face without spectacles) with white background 


Applicant should be at least 18 years of age by July 2019.
As per ICCR rules, all students will have to stay in the hostels. No exception for family/health reasons to stay outside is entertained.

English Proficiency Test 

The exact date and venue of a mandatory English Proficiency Test (EPT), which will be of 30 minutes duration, would be intimated to eligible applicants in due course  

Last date of application 

Please note that the last date of submission of online application forms on the a2a portal http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/home is 1700 hours on Friday, February 08, 2019.

Further information
Further information may be collected from the Education Wing, High Commission of India, Plot No.1-3, Park Road, Baridhara, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 

Please read entire instruction from the Application portal before submitting your application. 

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