General Cultural Scholarship Scheme Education/Scholarships

General Cultural Scholarship Scheme

General Scholarship Scheme (GSS)


Malaysian students interested in pursuing Bachelor, Master, Ph.D, or Dance & Music courses in India may apply for one of the three (3) scholarships offered by the Government of India under General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) for the academic year 2018-19.

Applicants should meet the eligibility criteria for the course mentioned in the website of the University/College concerned where admission is being considered and ensure that they submit all relevant documents as required by the Universities. Preference will be given to those applicants who never studied in India before. The scholarship is available for courses including Engineering, Architecture, Humanities, Liberal Arts, Commerce, Management, Business Administration, Journalism, Hotel Management, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Animal Husbandry, Science, Law, Dance and Music, etc.

Medical-related courses such as Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Physiotherapy, etc. are not covered under this scholarship.

The scholarship covers tuition fees, living allowance, house rent allowance, contingent grant, thesis & dissertation expenses, and medical benefits but does not cover airfare.

The application form has to be filled-in and submitted online at ‘Admissions to Alumni’ (A2A) web-portal

The last date to apply for the GSS has now been extended until 20th May 2018.