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Education in India and Scholarships

Indian Scholarship Schemes for Cambodian Students

(Under-Graduate/Post-Graduate/Higher Courses)

Indian Universities/Colleges, technical Institutions provide excellent education in India in diverse fields viz. humanities, social sciences, technology, art and culture which invite applications for graduate, post-graduate and higher courses from students from all over the world. These Universities and Institutions are choice destinations for students from several countries for pursuing higher education in India at an affordable and extremely competitive cost with quality education and excellence and specialization in various fields.

Other than the direct admission of students in Indian Institutions, Government of India under its various Scholarships Schemes provides Scholarships to deserving foreigners. For Cambodian Students every year applications are invited for admission to various Under-graduate, Post-graduate, Ph.D., Engineering and cultural course in premier Indian Universities and Institutions. These Scholarships are administered by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), which is the cultural wing of Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Following Scholarship Schemes are available for Cambodian Students:

Name of the Scholarship

No. of Slots

Facilities provided

Mekong Ganga Cooperation Scholarship Scheme (MGCSS)


Living Allowance, Book Allowance, Tuition Fee, Accommodation Allowance and Economy class air ticket.

General Cultural Scholarship Scheme (GCSS)


Living Allowance, Book Allowance, Tuition Fee, Accommodation Allowance.

India-Cambodia Cultural Exchange Programme (CEP)


Living Allowance, Book Allowance, Tuition Fee, Accommodation Allowance.

 For the Academic Year commencing from July every year, applications are invited from interested students in the month of January/February through online portal Applicants are required to undergo a written test for English Proficiency and interview before their applications are forwarded to ICCR and University/Institution of their choice for consideration and admission.

In addition to above Scholarship Schemes, Nalanda University which is the revival of prestigious Nalanda University of ancient India, offers two Scholarships for Cambodian Students every year for admission in various Post-graduate courses. Scholarship Schemes for many other courses like Hindi, Yoga, Sanskrit etc. are also announced by various Institutions of Government of India from time to time which are given wide publicity through Embassy’s website and Facebook. Quality education and specialization in diverse fields attracts students from all parts of the world to seek admission and pursue their higher education in Indian Universities and Institutions.