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Commonwealth Scholarship (UK)

Level of Study Clinical Training in case of Medical field/Post Graduation/Ph.D.
Subjects/Field Medicine (UK): Cancer Research (including Cancer epidemiology); Cardiology, Gynecology, Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Orthopaedics and Dentistry. Scholarships are assigned for project oriented training in higher techniques and methodology and are not for generalized training/studies leading to a degree or diploma.

Engineering & Technology: Studies, Remote Sensing Technology, Communication Engineering, Biotechnology or Biochemical Engineering, Robotics, Computer Applications/Computer Science, Aerospace Engg./Aeronautics, Civil Engineering, Material Science, Mining Engineering and Marine Engineering.

Science (Pure & Applied): Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Physics and Chemistry (including Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry).

Agriculture & Allied Field: Agronomy and Forestry.

Humanities & Social Science: History, sociology, Management Studies, Economics, Philosophy, Psychology, Computer Application, Law, English (Literature/Logistic) and Political Science with International Relations.

Duration 1 yr in case of Post-graduation / 6 months clinical Training/3 yrs. In case of Ph. D.
General Requirements & Value of Scholarship Indian national residing in India. The applications will normally be accepted from those candidates who have graduated first Master's degree as per requirement within the last ten years as on October of the in-take year. Scholarships cover tourist - class air passage (both ways) fee, adequate maintenance and other allowance.
Qualifications & Experience The Candidates must have completed tertiary education in English Medium.
(A) For Master's Degree: One must have completed Bachelor's Degree in one of the above indicated subject fields securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks in Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group. Candidate should give one page academic justification for pursuing Master Degree course in U.K.
(B) For Ph. D: One must have completed Master's Degree in one of the subject fields indicated above securing 60% marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks In Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Science and Agriculture group opted field of study.
Academic year commencing from: October.
Notification Department Website: August/September.
Contact Address Under Secretary (Scholarships), Ministry of Education, Department of Higher Education, 2nd Floor, Wing-6, West Block-1, R.K. Puram, Delhi-110066.