The Indian Embassy in Nepal has announced 200 scholarships called The Golden Jubilee Scholarship, organized by the Indian Government in 2002, for meritorious students in Nepal for continuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by colleges and universities. The Scholarship is organized for paying a tribute to the 50 years India-Nepal Economic Cooperation. Under this scholarship, 50 deserving candidates will be rewarded with scholarships.
The scholarship will be provided for deserving candidates, who wish to pursue including MBBS, BDS, BE, BSc, and BBA. 50 Candidates for 50 districts in Nepal is followed.
“These include about 45 percent girls and 8 percent differently abled students, the Indian Embassy informed in a statement.
Addressing the event where Ambassador of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri was awarding certificates to the deserving scholarship candidates, along with witnessing the presence of Khaga Raj Baral, Secretary Education of Nepal.
Puri appreciated the efforts made by the students in encouraging Nepal’s socio-economic development and wished them luck for their professional career and encouraging India-Nepal relations.
Under the scholarship, an MBBS/BDS student receives NRs. 4,000/- per month for five years, a BE student receives NRs. 4,000/- per month for four years and a student studying in other under-graduate courses receives NRs. 3,000/- per month for three years.