Embassy of India, Kathmandu invites online applications for Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship from Nepali nationals enrolled in Class-XI in recognized schools/colleges in Nepal.
Candidate should be Nepali citizen.
Candidates should be regular student of class XI and studying in any recognized school/college of Nepal.
Family income of the candidate must be less than NRs. 2,00,000/- per annum and income proof should be certificated by CDO/LDO/municipality head.
2. Scholarship Amount:
Selected students will get a scholarship of NRs.2,000/- per month in the first year. This will be continued in the second year also, provided that the awardees gets aggregate 50% or above marks in Class-XI. The scholarship will be discontinued if the percentage of marks obtained by the awardees falls below 50% in class XI or for any other reason that the Embassy may deem necessary.
3. Selection Process:
The final selection will be based on academic record.
Candidates should indicate their address and contact telephone numbers/ e-mail address clearly on the Application form. Any change in address/ telephone number should also be intimated immediately through letter.
Girls, Dalits, Physically challenged students and students residing in the remote districts of Nepal are strongly encouraged to apply for the scholarship.
Children of retired/ serving Nepali soldiers in Indian Army are required to furnish a certificate to this effect and send it through Assistant Military Attaché (welfare), Embassy of India, Kathmandu. This should be done in case they are selected and intimation of selection given to them.
Filling up of wrong data/information such as marks, etc. and in absence of documents as mentioned in the ‘documents required’ column in the online application form will lead to outright rejection and cancellation of the application/candidature/scholarship and no further claim will entertained.
Selected candidates should submit copy of class XI pass mark sheet in the month of January only (2019) for release of 2nd Installment (for class XII) failing which the scholarship may be terminated.
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