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The Embassy of India, Kathmandu invites online applications for Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship Scheme (MGSS) and Golden Jubilee Scholarship Scheme (GJSS) from Nepali Nationals studying in Nepal.

The Online Application Form may be submitted through Web Portal www.goischolarship.com.np from November 07, 2023 to December 07, 2023. Applicants will not be able to submit applications after 23:59 hrs. on December 07, 2023.

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2023-24 for Bachelor Courses

1. Eligibility:

  • Candidate should be a regular Undergraduate student of 1st Year in any recognized educational institute of Nepal. Proof of student studying in undergraduate course attested by Principal/Head of Institute to be uploaded.
  • Candidate must have secured at least 70% aggregate marks at the Intermediate Level (Class 12/ Plus Two). Mark sheet of Class 12/ Plus Two to be uploaded.
  • Candidate must be a citizen of Nepal. Citizenship Certificate of self or parent to be uploaded.
  • Proof in respect of physically challenged candidate issued by CDO/LDO/Municipality Head to be uploaded.
  • Family income of the candidate must be less than NPR 2,00,000/- per annum. Income proof issued by CDO/LDO/Municipality Head to be uploaded.
  • Age Limit: Applicants should be between 17 to 22 years of age as on 1st July 2024.
  • Note: (i) Those who are receiving scholarship from any other source are not eligible to apply. (ii) Please do not include Class 11 marks. (iii) Those who have enrolled in Diploma courses are not eligible for the scholarship.

2. Scholarship Amount and Duration:

The selected candidates will get a scholarship amount as detailed below.

Course Scholarship Amount per Month (in NPR) Scholarship Duration (in Years)
MBBS/BDS 4000/- 5
B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./BAMS 4000/- 4
Other Courses 3000/- 3

The scholarship will continue in the second and subsequent years only on submission of copy of each year’s passed mark sheet along with present status (certificate) of his/her promotion to and study in next year/semester of the opted course, duly authenticated by Principal/Head of Institute. The awardees failing in first year (both semesters) and subsequent years (semesters) will not be entitled for scholarship amount in the following years. The awardees may submit their documents latest by December 31st every year either physically at Education Wing of the Embassy of India, Kathmandu or Consulate General of India, Birgunj or via email: attacheedu.kathmandu@mea.gov.in failing which the scholarship will be terminated.

Please note:

  1. Applicants are advised to interact/communicate solely with the Education Wing of the Embassy of India, Kathmandu and the Consulate General of India, Birgunj. Applications submitted with the help of or by mediators/consultants will be rejected.
  2. Applicants should indicate their name, address, telephone/mobile numbers and e-mail address correctly in Online Application Form and also upload the recent passport size photograph. Any change in address/telephone/mobile number should be intimated to the Embassy through letter duly signed by the applicant.
  3. Only legible/readable documents should be uploaded on the Online Portal. The Online Application Form, with illegible/not readable documents will be rejected by the Embassy.
  4. In every communication with the Embassy, candidates should mention the name of scheme they have applied for / awarded, their Name, e-mail ID and Mobile Number.
  5. Applicants should keep their e-Mail Address and Password in safe custody for future correspondence/reference as all the communication from the Embassy will be sent to such registered e-mail only.
  6. Filling in Online Application Form with wrong data/information such as marks and recent passport size photograph as mentioned in the ‘Documents Required’ column will lead to outright rejection and cancellation of the application/candidature/scholarship. No further queries/claim in this regard will be entertained by the Embassy.
  7. Before filling in Online Application Form, the Candidates are advised to read instructions/guidelines thoroughly, as there is no scope for modification in online system once the form is submitted. Any document sent by the applicant through e-mail/by post will not be considered after the due date of submission of application (December 07, 2023).
  8. The Embassy of India reserves the right to accept or reject any application and continue or discontinue the scholarship.