Chinese Government Scholarship

Chinese Government Scholarship 2017

Last date to apply

1 April 2017

About Chinese Government Scholarship

Chinese Government Scholarship 2017 is offered for the courses given below at Master's and Doctoral Levels and the Government of China will provide the scholar's boarding, lodging, medical care and expenditure on tuition and other fees etc. Chinese Government Scholarship is a part of Exchange program between India and China. The scholarship is available for Undergraduate, Masters, Doctoral, General scholar and Senior scholar programs for the following Subjects:

Language & Literature

  • Chinese Language and Literature

Science (pure and applied):

  •  Electronics
  • Electricals
  • Computer Science
  • Civil Engineering/Architecture
  • Biotechnology
  • Communication Engineering
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry    

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Environmental Studies
  • Management
  • Political Science with International relations
  • Economics
  • Painting and Sculpture
  • Agriculture

Chinese Government Scholarship Application process has been started and the last date to apply is 1 April 2017. The government of India and Government of the People's Republic of China make a contribution to the scholarship to ensure improvement in the mutual relationship and enrichment of both the cultures.

The aim of the Scholarship is to improve the mutual relationships between the two countries by sharing knowledge.The Medium of Instruction in China will be the Chinese Language, therefore, the study of Chinese Language Course of about one year is mandatory before starting study in the relevant subject in the Chinese Language.

  • Type of Scholarship: Fully/Partially-paid
  • Course Level: Graduation, Master’s, Ph. D
  • Country of study: China 

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Chinese Government Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both Male & Female
Region  All India
Class/ Age  Below 50 years
  • Candidate must be an Indian National.
  • Candidates should have adequate knowledge of the geographical situation, culture, and heritage of China.
  • Equivalent Foreign Degrees will be considered.
  • For Employed Candidates: Must get ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer and in the case of Government Employee, must clear Cadre.
  • Candidates who have already been abroad for study/training or research and living in India for more than 2 years (on 1 April 2017) are eligible for the scholarship.

Details of age and minimum educational qualification as per specific course

Name of the Program

Minimum Qualification

Age Limit 

Undergraduate programs

applicant must be a high school graduate


Master's programs

applicant must be a bachelor's degree holder


Doctoral programs

applicant must be a master's degree holder


General Scholar program

applicant must have completed at least two years of undergraduate study when applying for general scholar programs


Senior Scholar programs

applicant must be master's degree holder or an associate professor


Chinese Government Scholarship Reward

The given table shows the approximate details of the scholarship amount offered by Chinese Government:

Level of Degree





Medical Insurance









Science & Agriculture






Fine Arts






Doctoral or Research students













Fine Arts






  • Tution fee:The Tuition fee will be waived off.
  • Accommodation: For Masters Student CNY 700 and for Senior Scholars CNY 1000 is the accommodation subsidy offered monthly/quarterly.
  • Stipend: For Masters Student CNY 3000 and for Senior Scholars CNY 3500 is the monthly stipend given by Chinese Government.
  • Monthly Grant: Per month supplementary grant of CYN 1170 from Government of India.
  • Air Fare: Government of India will also be bearing the cost of International passage from India to China and back.

Chinese Government Scholarship Application form and Process

The Application process for Chinese Government Scholarship 2017 has been started and the last date to apply is  1st week of April 2017. Chinese Government Scholarship Application form for the Chinese Government Scholarship 2017 needs to be filled on NMEICT's website as well as on Chinese government's Website.

Apply Online

  • A candidate can apply for only one course and one subject.
  • Candidates must submit their research proposal or study plan (500 words for non-degree students, 800 words for postgraduate/PhD students).
  • Scanned copies of documents will be uploaded only on NMEICT's Website. 

Online Application on NMEICT's Website

Documents to be uploaded:

  • Photograph: Scanned copy of the recent colour photograph has to be uploaded and the Dimensions of the photograph should be 200 x 230 pixels.
  • Date of Birth Proof: Self-attested copy of Date of Birth Certificate/ Class 10th Certificate or any other relevant document indicating the date of Birth.
  • Academic Records: Self-attested scanned copies of certificate, degree, mark sheets or any other qualifying examination.
  • Official Explanation adopted by University: an Official explanation of the grades as per the system adopted by the University or Institution.

It is to be noted that the Size of all the Documents to be uploaded must be 530Kb or less.

Things to be paid special attention

  • No Documents or Photographs need to be uploaded while applying online on Chinese Government's Website.
  • Editing the Scholarship Application Form: Changes can be made to the application by clicking on Retrieve Application but after doing that the application has to be submitted again by clicking on Confirmation of Submit.
    • Failure in doing so will make the retrieved application invalid and even the new application will not be submitted.
  • Employed candidates (if they wish to return) should get an assurance from his employer that they will be granted sufficient leave if they are awarded this scholarship during the study period in Korea.
    • Employed candidates must obtain 'No Objection Certificate' from their employer. In the case of Government Employee, cadre clearance is mandatory.
  • Candidates who have earlier been abroad for study/ research/training
    • Candidates who have also been to abroad earlier for study/research/training of more than six months at a time either on a scholarship or on their own are also eligible to apply only if they have been in India for at least two years after their return from abroad as on 1st week of April 2017.
    • Specific dates need to be mentioned while mentioning the tenure of past experience and stay abroad.

Chinese Government Scholarship Application Submission

The candidates can apply for the Chinese Government Scholarship 2017 only through online mode on the website at or The Agency Number must be filled as 3561. After completing the online application form, the candidates need to take two printouts of the completed application form. The printouts along with photocopies of all other required documents should be sent to the dispatching Authorities.

Chinese Government Scholarship Selection Process

  • Candidates must fulfil the minimum requirements stated above and they might be called for an interview.
  • The Final selection of the Candidates will be done by Government of the People’s Republic of China. The Decision made will be Final and No objection regarding the same will be entertained.
  • All the information regarding the shortlisted applicants will be made available on Ministry of Human Resource Development’s Website.
  • The candidates are requested to regularly check their emails and MHRD’s website for any update regarding the scholarship.

Chinese Government Scholarship Contact Details

Ministry of Human Resource Development
Shastri Bhavan,(2) Jeevan Deep Building,
Parliament Street & (3) West Block No.1,
New Delhi-110001

Phone: 011-23383936
Fax: 011-23381355/23384271

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