Chinese Government Scholarship 2020, Dates, Application Form

chinese government scholarship 2020


Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education (External Scholarship Division) invites online applications for selection of Indian nationals for Chinese Government Scholarship 2020-21.


List of programs


Undergraduate programs


Master’s programs


Doctoral programs


General Scholar programs


Senior Scholar programs


Chinese Government Scholarship 2020 Important Dates

Portal would be active from

12th December 2019 to 24th January 2020

Application Deadline

24th January 2020


Eligibility Criteria for Chinese Government Scholarship 2020

Applicant must be a permanent citizen of India and should be currently residing in India at
the time of applying are eligible to apply for the scholarship


Undergraduate Programs

Applicants must be a high school graduate (Class XII pass) under the age of 25.

Master’s Programs

Applicants must be a bachelor’s degree holder under the age of 35.

Doctoral Programs

Applicants must be a master’s degree holder under the age of 40.

General Scholar Programs

Applicants must be a high school graduate i.e. he/she must have cleared Class XII (at least) under the age of 45.

Senior Scholar Programs

Applicant must be a master’s degree holder OR an associate professor (or above) under the age of 50

Other Criterion

Candidates who have been abroad for the purpose of study/research/training, for a period of more than six months at a time either on a scholarship or on their own, are eligible to apply only if they have been in India for at least two years, after their return from abroad as on 24 January 2020


Selection Process

The selection process is as follows


40 slots are offered under the Chinese Government Scholarship


Final selection of candidates rests with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.


Nominations would be made in a proportional manner according to the number of applications received under each degree program


Criteria for Nomination

The following criteria would be adopted for nomination of the candidates:

For undergraduate program

Class XII marks

80% weightage

Class X marks

20% weightage

For Master’s, Doctoral, General Scholar and Senior Scholar programs

priority for nomination would be given to candidates who have completed their last qualifying exam either from Institutes of National Importance (INI)/Central Universities (CU)/ Centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTI)/National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited institutions


Value of Scholarship

Please visit for details of value of scholarship provided by the Government of China



The Government of India will bear the cost of airfare for onward air tickets only i.e. India to China for the candidates who are finally selected for award of this scholarship


How to Apply for Chinese Government Scholarship 2020 – Application Process

Candidates must necessarily apply on both the following websites to be considered for nomination by the Ministry of Human Resource Development for this scholarship



Chinese Scholarship Council’s Online Application System (

ii . Portal would be active from 12 December 2019 to 24 January 2020.

Applicants are required to upload the following documents while applying for this scholarship on :


PDF of the application form submitted on


Self attested copy of class X mark sheet, class XII mark sheet, degree certificate (UG/PG/Doctoral as applicable). Please note that if your degree is awarded in terms of GPA, applicant must upload the official procedure adopted by the University/Institution for conversion of GPA to Percentage.


Class X pass certificate as proof of age of the applicant.


Document size: size of an individual document file must be under 530 kb


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For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website