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Education Exchange Programme (EEP)

High Commission of India

Kuala Lumpur

Press Release

Extension of last date for GSS & EEP Scholarships for 2020-21 academic year

The last date to apply for the General Scholarship Scheme (GSS) and the Education Exchange Programme (EEP) for the academic year 2020-21 has been extended till 15.03.2020.


The Government of India is offering three scholarships under the GSS and two scholarships under the EEP to meritorious students from Malaysia for the academic year 2020-21. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is administering these scholarship programmes.


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 <>.



4 March 2020