Commonwealth Scholarship Eligibility

Commonwealth Scholarship Eligibility

Commonwealth Scholarship Eligibility

AGE:
The age of the candidate must not exceed 40 years (as on 16.09.2016).
(b) Minimum qualifications:
For Master’s course: One should have completed or is expected to complete the Bachelor Degree by October, 2018 in the subject field concerned (indicated above). Minimum eligibility is 60% or above marks for Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks for Engineering and Technology, Science and Agriculture groups.
For Ph.D. degree :-
One should have completed or is expect to complete the certific
ateof Master Degree by October 2017 in the concerned subject field (indicated above). Minimum eligibility is 60% or above marks for Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks for the relevant subjects in Engineering and Technology, Science and
Agriculture groups.
(c) Others:
i) Candidates who have already been abroad for studies/training/ specialization either on scholarships or on their own, for a period exceeding six months are eligible to apply if they have been in India for at least two consecutive years as on 16.09.2016 after returning from abroad.
ii) Applications of candidates who are staying abroad will not be considered.

Requirement of English language proficiency:

i)The candidates must have completed tertiary education in English medium.
ii)The Candidates whose native language is not English are required to produce the evidence of required competency in English to studying the United Kingdom- IELTS Exam Compulsory.
iii)As a condition of offering a place, the host institution in the UK may require a candidate to take particular English tests and/or training in English and reach a particular level.
iv) The Ministry of Human Resource Development does not ask applicant to provide an English Language Proficiency certificate.

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Participating institutions:

Awards are tenable at any approved university or higher education institution with which the CSC has a part-funding agreement. A list of these institutions is available at : http://bit.ly/cscuk-uk-universities
Preference for institutions:
Candidates are required to give preference for three institutions of studyon their application form. The final decisionon the host institution will be made by the CSC.
Application to preferred institution:
Candidates must submit independent applications directly to their preferred institutions in advance of their scholarship application. Where formal offers of admission have been obtained, these should be included with the application. However, it is not mandatory to produce offer of admission till nomination.
Finally
Selected candidate is asked by the CSC to obtain at least an offer of admission from one of the preferred institutions. Many courses
have strict admission deadlines. Candidate must check admission requirements carefully when applying.

Commonwealth Scholarship Eligibility

Supporting statement from supervisor:
Candidates applying to PhD degree are required to obtain at least a supporting statement/letter from a potential supervisor, which
is required to be produced at the time of interview conducted by Ministry of Human Resource Development. Candidates are strongly advised to provide a supporting statement from a supervisor at his/her first choice university.
Otherwise, the CSC reserves the right to select you for placement at another university for which the candidate has provided a supporting statement.
No candidate, for PhD, will be allowed to be interviewed without such supporting statement/letter.
Research Proposal/ Plan of Study:
Candidates are advised to submit their plan for study/research proposals (minimum in 100 words for Master’s and 500 for PhD) while applying at the online portal of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Note:
A research proposal must contains Title, Abstract, Introduction,Methodology, Outcome etc.

 

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