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4th Study India Programme - Applications are invited

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 Embassy of India



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             Nominations are invited for the 4th Study India Programme (SIP) scheduled to be held from 20 January to 16 February 2016. The Study India Programme initiated by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs is envisaged as a means of enhancing engagement with the diaspora youth. The objective of the Scheme is to enable overseas Indian youth i.e. foreign citizens of Indian origin in the age group of 18-26 years (NRI are not eligible to apply for this programme) to undergo short term courses in the nature of summer schools to familiarize them with the art & culture, heritage, history, economy and development of India. Such short term courses shall aim at providing an opportunity to the overseas Indian youth to better understand and appreciate contemporary India, foster closer ties with the land of their ancestors and enhance their engagement with India.

 2.         Selected participants are provided with full hospitality in India for the duration of the Programme. 90% of the cost of air ticket by economy class (excursion fare) by shortest route is refundable to the participants on successful completion of the Programme by them.

            The last date to apply for the SIP is 30.12.2015.  


21 December 2015

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