ICCR Scholarships for Bangladesh Students

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is delighted to invite Bangladesh students to hurry and apply for the ICCR Scholarships for Bangladesh Students.

The ICCR Scholarship Bangladesh takes care of the financial Burden of such Students throughout the Study Period.  Eligible students are by this notice charged to hurry and apply for this program.

NOTE: The deadline for ICCR scholarships has been extended so read through to find out the new date.

About the Sponsor: Indian Council for Cultural Relations

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), is an autonomous organization of the Government of India, involved in India’s external cultural relations, through cultural exchange with other countries and their peoples.

It was founded on 9 April 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Education Minister of independent India.

ICCR scholarship is in the class of the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship obtainable in Germany.

The ICCR Headquarters is in Azad Bhavan, I.P. Estate, New Delhi, with regional offices in Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, Shillong, Thiruvananthapuram & Varanasi.

The council also operates missions internationally, with established cultural centers in Georgetown, Paramaribo, Port Louis, Jakarta, Moscow, Valladolid, Berlin, Cairo, London, Tashkent, Almaty, Johannesburg, Durban, Port of Spain, and Colombo.

ICCR has opened new cultural centers in Dhaka, Thimpu, Sao Paulo, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and Tokyo.

The ICCR scholarship 2023 Bangladesh is a medium through which the Indian Council for Cultural Relations helps both Indian and Bangladesh Students.

Activities of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations

The found and kept a Copy of the Hindu figurine of Shiva Nataraja, a donation to the Museum of Asian Art of Corfu, Greece. The Council addresses its mandate of cultural diplomacy through a broad range of activities.  

Besides organizing cultural festivals in India and overseas, the ICCR subsidizes several cultural institutions across India and sponsors individual performers in dance, music, photography, theatre, and the visual arts.

It also administers the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding, established by the Government of India in 1965, whose last award was in 2009.

Also, they are the Sponsors of the ICCR Scholarship 2023 Bangladesh.

Why ICCR Scholarship

The ICCR offers 1804 scholarships every year, on behalf of the Government of India, to international students who choose to study various artistic and cultural disciplines in India. Undergraduate and Postgraduate students from over 70 countries have benefited from this scheme.

It awards scholarships to Bangladeshi nationals for Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate, and Ph.D. level studies in India (except for Medicine). It has granted 3000 ICCR Scholarships to date. Get Medicine scholarships for international students.

It imparts this education scholarship to meritorious Bangladeshi nationals only for undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. degrees. The Indian government has so far given the ICCR Scholarship to about three thousand Bangladeshi nationals.

For the academic year, it gives the following scholarships for various courses at graduate, post-graduate and Ph.D. level- 

  • Bangladesh Scholarship Scheme (For Engineering, Bachelor, Postgraduate and Ph.D./ Post Doctoral courses)
  • Bharat Scholarship Scheme (Bachelor, Postgraduate and Ph.D./ Post Doctoral course without Engineering)

Level/ Field of Study

This ICCR scholarship Bangladesh is available for studies in engineering, graduate, post-graduate, and Ph.D./ post-doctoral program. Get access to our Scholarship by subjects, here you can access all our scholarships available to any level in all fields of study. Host Nationality

This ICCR scholarship in Bangladesh can be taken in India. There are plenty of scholarships you can acquire abroad if you wish to study in any country of your choice. Check out our Scholarship by country and Study Abroad scholarships. Eligible Nationality For ICCR scholarship 

This ICCR scholarship is for Bangladeshi students. Check out our fully-funded scholarships for other scholarship opportunities you can grab. ICCR Scholarship Worth

ICCR scholarship provides financial support for successful students throughout their studies.

Eligibility for the ICCR Scholarship 2023 Bangladesh

  • Eligible Countries: Applicants from Bangladesh are eligible to apply for the ICCR scholarship.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a BE / B Tech degree or must apply for the course, their school-college syllabus must include PhysicsMathematics, and Chemistry.
  • English Language Requirements: Candidates who wish to get scholarships must be proficient in English and have at least 60 percent marks in the past examination or 3 in GPA 5. Candidates will have to take part in the 30-minute English proficiency test, whose time and place will be announced.
  • The Applicant should be at least 18 years of age by July.

Note: As per ICCR rules, all students will have to stay in the hostels. No exception for family/health reasons to stay outside is entertained.

How to Apply for ICCR Scholarship

  • To apply online for interested students, you need to create your own private login ID and password. The applicants are to apply online through the instructions. The applicant should keep the following points during the application process.
  • Those BE / B Tech. Must apply for the course, in their school-college syllabus must include Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.
  • The applicant’s age must be 18 in July.
  • All students must stay in the hostel. It cannot be outside without family and health reasons.
  • The last date for submission of the online application is January 20, 5.00 pm on Saturday. Candidates will have to take part in the 30-minute English proficiency test, it will announce time and place.

Supporting Documents

  • Attested copy of all academic certificates and transcripts in English
  • Attested copy of passport showing biometric pages
  • Attested copy of Birth Certificate in English
  • A research proposal for M Phil, Ph.D. or Post-Doctoral Fellowship
  • Medical Fitness Certificate with test reports as per the Format available at the application portal
  • Two letters of recommendation (In the letters of recommendation it is essential to mention the name, designation, email address, phone no and address of the issuing person)
  • Color photograph (front face without spectacles) with white background

To apply for this ICCR Scholarship Bangladesh, follow the link below. 

Application link

ICCR Scholarship 2023 Application Form

Instruction to a candidate for filling the application form, the application should be complete with all the required information and all necessary supporting documents, as listed below:

  • Upload of recent passport-size photograph not over 3.5×4.5cm (25kb) on the application form in the space provided. The picture should be with a white background and without spectacles.
  • Upload copies of all academic qualifications, certificates, and mark sheets, including those relating to the school-leaving examinations.
  • A certificate of physical fitness in the prescribed form.
  • Recommendations/character certificates from existing school/University, etc
  • Certified copies of relevant pages of candidate’s valid passport showing photograph, name, contact details, date of issue, date of expiry, and place of issue. Please ensure that your passport is valid for the course duration for which you have applied.
  • At the time of uploading documents, kindly ensure that all documents uploaded correctly in the module e.g. module for educational certificates should only be uploaded with the educational certificates only not other documents such as passport copies or photographs, etc.
  • Original Certificates/ documents must be carried by the Applicant if admitted for verification by the concerned university/ Institute at the time of joining. This requirement otherwise admission can be canceled by the University/ Institute and the ICCR will not be responsible for this.
  • With Engineering courses, you must have Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics (PCM) in your school leaving examinations as this is mandatory for Engineering courses.
  • They request candidates to apply on the portal along with the following compulsory details of their Personal/Academic details.
  • Passport Number.
  • Age Proof (Birth Certificate /Any Unique Identity issued by the Government indicating a clear date of Birth)
  • Synopsis detail in case of Ph.D. candidates

Note: Ensure that certified copies of documents showing specific qualifications for the course of your choice (such as GMAT scores for admission in MBA, TOEFL/IELTS scores for English courses). They can check the requirements from the UGC/Institute/University website.

ICCR scholarship Application Deadline:

The Last date for submission of the application for session 2023 is currently Ongoing for Bangladesh students.


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