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2nd Study India Programme (SIP)

Application are invited by the High Commission of India, Colombo for 2nd Study India Programme (SIP) to be held from 23rd September to 19th October, 2013 (tentative) in partnership with Symbosis Centre for International Education (SCIE), Pune.


This programme is open for “Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs)” Diaspora Youth in the age group of 18-26 years (and not NRIs). Selected participants would be required to purchase air ticket for their journey from the country of residence to India and back. 90% of the total cost of air ticket, at lowest economy excursion fare, would be reimbursed to the participants on their successful completion of the programme.


The programme enables overseas Indian Youth to undergo a short term course of 4 weeks to familiarize them with the art, culture, heritage, history and social and economic development of India.


Details of this programme along with the application form are available on the website of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs at


Completed application forms should reach the Counsellor (Consular), High Commission of India, P.O. Box 882, No. 36-38, Galle Road, Colombo-03 on or before 31st August, 2013.