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MHRD Invites Applications For Chinese Government Scholarship : 2018-2019

Candidates who are eligible are requested to apply online for the Chinese Government Scholarship : 2018-2019, Chinese Government Scholarship Notifications. Apply according to all the details posted below:

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No.F.5-1/2018- ES.3
Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Higher Education

Online applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of Chinese Government
Scholarship 2018-19 which is being offered by the Government of China under Bilateral
Programme for pursuing higher studies/research/specialization. The scholarship is being offered for the following programmes:

(i) Undergraduate programs, (ii) Master’s programs, (iii) Doctoral programs, (iv) General
Scholar program and (v) Senior Scholar programs.

The candidates may apply in the following subject fields:

  • Biotechnology,
  • Biology,
  • Chemistry

Qualifications and Age (as on 01.04.2018):

  • Undergraduate programs: applicant must be a high school graduate under the age of 25
  • Master’s programs: applicant must be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35
  • Doctoral programs: applicant must be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40
  • General Scholar program: applicant must be under the age of 45 and have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs
  • Senior Scholar programs: applicant must be master’s degree holder or an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50 when applying for senior scholar programs.

Required percentage : Candidate must be having 60% mark in the required qualification.

Other Conditions :

(a) Candidates who have already been abroad for study/research/training for more than
six months at a time either on a scholarship or on their own, are eligible to apply only if they have been in India for at least two years after their return from abroad as on 04.03.2018.

(b) Applications of candidates who are abroad will not be considered.

Value of Scholarship: Please visit Chinese Government website
http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or www.campuschina.org for details of value of scholarship provided by the Government of China.

Airfare : The Government of India will bear the International passage cost from India to China and back.

Submission of Online Application:

Applicants are required to apply online through Ministry of Human Resource Development
portal http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship by 04.03.2018.

Applicants are also required to apply online simultaneously through China Scholarship
Council website http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or www.campuschina.org . Instruction
for applying to China Scholarship Council application form is enclosed.


  • It is compulsory for the applicant to apply in the above portals before the cut-off date,
    failing which would make his/her candidature ineligible.
  • No hard copy of online application is required to be sent to Ministry of Human Resource

How To Apply:

Applicants are required to apply online through Ministry of Human Resource Development
portal http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship by 04.03.2018.

Applicants are also required to apply online simultaneously through China Scholarship
Council website http://www.csc.edu.cn/studyinchina or www.campuschina.org . Instruction
for applying to China Scholarship Council application form is enclosed.

The documents to be uploaded at the time of applying online at http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship :

(a) Self attested scanned copy of the mark-sheet, certificate, degrees, diploma, qualifying examination (marks sheet and certificate/degree/diploma should be scanned together as .pdf file or zipped and should be uploaded in the specific place. The size of the scanned or zipped file must not exceed 530 kb).
(b) Where grades are mentioned, the candidate must upload the official explanation
adopted by the University/Institution along with marks sheet/degree.
(c) Self attested copy of class 10th certificate bearing date of birth to be uploaded in the
respective section.

(Document size: the size must be under 530 kb for a single file. Applicant can make .pdf
file or can zip in case of more than one document to be uploaded. A zip file is treated as a
single file and it must be under 530 kb)

Important Notes:

  1. The study of Chinese Language Course of about one year is mandatory before starting study in relevant subject in Chinese Language. The medium of instructions/study in China is Chinese Language, hence the candidates must keep this fact in mind before sending application for Chinese Government Scholarship. No request for exemption or waiving of Chinese Language Course will be entertained after nomination/selection and candidature of applicant will be rejected summarily if he/she is not willing to study Chinese Language in China. Many programmes are taught only in Chinese Language in the Chinese university/institutions. The applicants are, therefore, advised to choose the programme carefully.
  2. Candidate is required to give a write-up of his/her study plan or research proposal in
    English (a) a minimum of 200 words for undergraduates, (b) 500 words for non-degree
    students and 800 words for postgraduate/Ph.D while applying online at
    http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in/scholarship .
  3. Equivalent foreign degree will be considered.
  4. Candidate is expected to have adequate knowledge of geographical situation, culture and heritage of China.
  5. Canvassing in any form and suppression of any fact in the application will disqualify the
    candidature of the applicant.
  6. Mere fulfillment of minimum requirements does not qualify a candidate for interview.
  7. The decision of selection committee shall be final and no representation will be entertained in this regard.
  8. The final selection of the nominated candidates rests with the Government of People’s
    Republic of China.
  9. The applicant in employment (to which he/she wishes to return) should have an assurance from his/her employer that he/she will be granted sufficient leave if he/she is awarded this scholarship during study period in China.
  10. All information regarding the date of interview of short listed applicants will be made
    available on MHRD’s website www.mhrd.gov.in/scholarships .
  11. All communication to short listed applicants will be made on their registered email. It is
    advised that working email should be provided.
    For further enquiry about this scholarship, applicants may call on 011 26172492

1. Instructions of the CSC Online Application System for International Students.
2. Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

Instructions of the CSC Online Application System for International Students

  • Visit http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org and click “Application Online for International Students”.
  • Read “Tips for online application” carefully before clicking “NEXT” to the registration page.
  • Log in with your user name and password. For new user, please click “Create an account” for registration
  • Fill in the correct Program Category and Agency Number. An Agency Number represents a specific application receiving agency and a correct choose of Program Category is necessary before filling in the Agency Number. Please make sure you fill it in correctly, otherwise you will not be able to continue your online application or your application will not be accepted.
  • Your ‘ Program Category’ is: Type A and ‘Agency No.’ is 3561. Once the correct ‘Agency Number’ is entered, the name of the agency will automatically emerge.
  • Fill in the Online Application Form and upload Supporting Documents truly, correctly and completely following the steps listed on the left of the page.
  • Applicants are required to select a discipline before choosing their majors. Please refer to the Disciplines Index, which could be downloaded from Help, if you have any doubt about the disciplines and majors
  •  Check each part of your Application carefully before submitting it. Click Submit to submit your Application. The submitted documents will be the only reference for the applied universities to confirm the admission.
  • You can make changes to your application by clicking Withdraw and Edit the Application on the top of the page. But make sure to submit it again by clicking Submit after finishing all the changes. Otherwise, the retrieved application will become invalid and your new application will not be received either.
  • Download the completed Application Form by clicking Print the Application Form and print two hard copies.
  • Prepare other supporting documents as required and send the full package of application documents (in duplicate) to the dispatching authorities.
  • Please use Firefox or Internet Explorer (11.0). Menu selection functions may not work in other browsers.
  • Only Chinese and English are accepted for the online application.

Last date for online application: 04-03-2018

Applications received after 04.03.2018 (05:00 PM) will not be entertained.

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