Consulate General of India
Scholarship for studying Hindi in India for the Academic Session, 2021-22 under the Scheme of Propagation of Hindi Abroad at Kendriya Hindi Sansthan Agra, India.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India is offering scholarships to Sri Lankan nationals to study Hindi at the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Central Institute of Hindi), Agra, for the academic session 2021-2022.
Applicants are required to have studied Hindi as a subject at G.C.E. A/L or have done beginner or intermediate courses in Hindi or any Hindi course conducted by Universities of Sri Lanka. The minimum age for admission is 21 years and the maximum age limit is 35 years as on 1.4.2021. The selected candidates will be provided return airfare (economy class), stipend, hostel accommodation at nominal charges and an annual book grant.
The application forms can be collected on weekdays between 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m from 10 /3/ 2021 to 19/3/2021 from :
• Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (Indian Cultural Centre), 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07 (Tel. No. 2684698)
• The Assistant High Commission of India, No.31 Rajapihilla Mawatha, PO Box 47, Kandy, phone no. 081-2222652
• The Consulate General of India, No.103, New Road, Hambantota, phone no. 047-2222500
• The Consulate General of India, No. 14, Maruthady Lane, Nallur, Jaffna, phone no. 021-2220502
The candidates are required to bring duly filled in application forms supported by necessary documents and their certificates in original and present themselves for an interview in person at the time of submitting their applications between 10.00 to 1.00 pm on 29 March 2021 at the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre(Indian Cultural Centre) Colombo.
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08th March 2021