Ayush Scholarship 2020-2021

Ayush Scholarship 2020-2021




The Government of India is offering scholarships under the AYUSH Scholarship Scheme to the eligible foreign students for the academic year 2020-21. Students who wish to pursue courses related to Yoga, Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy medicine in Indian Universities/Institutions/Colleges can apply for this scholarship. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will administer this scholarship.

The AYUSH Scholarship Scheme covers the following courses in Traditional Systems of Medicine in India:

Under Graduate Courses

i Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)

ii Bachelor of Siddha Medicine & Sciences (BSMS)

iii Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS)

iv Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine & Surgery (BHMS)

v. B.Sc in Yoga

vi. B.A (Yoga Shastra)

Post Graduate Courses

M.D Ayurveda

ii. MD Sidha

iii. MD Unani

iv.MD Homeopathy

Ph.D Courses

i. Ph.D in Ayurveda and Unani courses

The candidates are required to meet the following selection criteria:

  (i)  the candidate should have the eligibility to apply for the course,

  (ii)  should be proficient in English, and

  (iii)  should not have serious health problems.

Priority will be given to students who have never studied in India before. Applicants are also advised to do due diligence and research on the specific admission criteria laid down for the courses, and ensure that they submit all relevant documentation as required by the Colleges/Universities in addition to the certificates mentioned in the ICCR Scholarship Application Form. The candidate should have taken the following compulsory subjects at the qualifying examination level: Physics, Chemistry, & Biology. The minimum age to apply for these courses is 18 years, at the time of admission.

The scholarship provides for Living Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Thesis and Dissertation Expenses. To & Fro Air Fare will be provided to the students from the Capital of their country to international airport nearest to the institute.

Detailed guidelines on the process of applying for ICCR Scholarships online on the A2A Portal and the procedure and norms governing the same is given on the website http://a2ascholarships.iccr.gov.in/ A confirmation email may be sent to this office at inf.ottawa@mea.gov.ini after applying online.

The last date of receipt of application is 31st August, 2020.