Odishatv Bureau

Students, a scholarship can make a huge difference in your education. Don't let this opportunity go away! The Ministry of Human Resources & Development (MHRD) has invited online applications from Indian nationals for '2020 Commonwealth Master' Scholarship Tenable In The United Kingdom' for pursuing one year Master's Degree courses commencing from September/October 2020. The Scholarships are offered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC), UK.

The last date for applying on CSC OAS is October 30, 2019.

Note : CSC has offered scholarship for pursuing Master's course (one year) only. Master Degree programs which are less than 2 years in duration, are not equivalent to Master Degree in India. CSC does not offer scholarship for pursuing MBA.

Number of nominations: 39 nominations would be made to the CSC. The CSC will tentatively inform this Ministry of the selected candidates by June 2020.


(i) The applicant must be a Citizen of India.

(ii) The applicant must be a permanent resident of India.

(iii) The applicant must be available to start his/her academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2020.

(iv) The applicant should have completed or is expected to complete his/her Bachelor Degree by October 2020.

(v) The applicant must not be able to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship. (Candidates are compulsorily required to sign a declaration that they do not have access to sufficient funds to study in the UK).

(vi) 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 'date' after returning from abroad.

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