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Scholarships for studying Hindi in India

The 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 2012-2013.  Applicant should have done Hindi as a subject at G.C.E. A/L or have done Prathamic of Madhyama or 100, 200 courses of KHS, Agra or any university degree in Hindi.  Minimum age of admission is 21 years and maximum age limit is 35 years as on 1.8.2012.  The selected candidates will be provided return airfare (economy class), stipend, hostel accommodation at nominal charges and an annual book grant.

The application form can be obtained from the Indian Cultural Centre, 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07 (Tel. No. 2684698) on weekdays between 9.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. from 2 April 2012 to 5 April 2012. Applicants should come in person to collect the forms.

Duly filled in application forms supported by necessary certificates should be handed over to the Indian Cultural Centre, 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 07 in person by 26 April 2012.  The candidates are required to bring their certificates in original and present themselves for a short interview at the time of submitting their applications. 

For further details please contact the Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo on telephone no: 2684698 and Email: