Education Exchange Programme (EEP) Education/Scholarships

Education Exchange Programme (EEP)

Education Exchange Programme (EEP)


The Government of India is offering two (2) scholarships under the Education Exchange Programme (EEP) to meritorious students from Malaysia wishing to pursue Bachelors / Masters / Ph.D. courses at Indian Universities for the academic year 2019-20. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is administering the EEP.

2. The scholarship covers all courses except fashion-related courses and medical-related courses (Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Anaesthesia, etc.). Several institutions in India offering various courses including Engineering / Architecture / Technology, Humanities / Liberal Arts, Commerce, Management / Business Administration, Journalism, Hotel Management, Agriculture, Veterinary / Animal Husbandry, Science, Law, etc., are covered under the EEP.

3. Candidates wishing to apply for the EEP may refer to the University Grants Commission’s website (www.ugc.ac.in) for the list of various universities in India as well as the website of the concerned university for the eligibility criteria. 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.

4. A list of Universities where ICCR scholars are currently studying is also available at the link <https://hcikl.gov.in/pdf/UnivsICCRstusStudying.pdf>

5. Candidates applying for Bachelor in Engineering should have taken Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English at the qualifying level examination (STPM / A Levels / IB / American High School Diploma / 2 years of South Australian Matriculation / 2 years of Canadian Pre-University / Indian 12th standard).

6. The scholarship covers Tuition Fees, Living Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Contingent Grant, Thesis and Dissertation Expense, and Medical benefits, but does not cover airfare.

7. Candidates applying for science courses, will also have to bear expenditure on laboratory chemicals and other related incidental charges.

8. The application form has to be filled-in and submitted online at ‘Admissions to Alumni’ (A2A) web-portal <http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/>. The last date to apply for the EEP is 28th February 2019.