Selection Criteria for New Zealand Commonwealth Scholarship
Applicants should have completed Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in the subject or allied fields with minimum 65% marks for Master’s or Ph.D. respectively.
• Age: Applicant must be under 38 years of age as on 30.03.2018.
• Candidates who have already been abroad for study/training/specialization either on
scholarship or on their own for a period exceeding six months are eligible to apply only
if they have been in India for at least two consecutive years after returning from abroad
as on 30.03.2018.
• Applications from the candidates who are abroad will not be considered.
The documents to be uploaded at the time of applying online at
(a) Self attested scanned copy of the mark-sheet of degrees, diploma, qualifying examination,
(b) Where grades are mentioned, the candidate must upload the official explanation
adopted by the University/Institution.
(c) Self attested copy of date of birth certificate/ class 10 the certificate bearing date of birth or other equivalent documents.
(Note: The size must be under 530 kb for a single file.
Applicant 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 in size.)