I’m doing well! India Offers Scholarships and Education Programs for Indonesian Students: Okezone Edukasi

JAKARTA – The Government of India offers a variety of scholarshipCourses and training programs for selected Indonesian students.

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“Educational cooperation has enormous potential. The Government of India offers various scholarships to international students – the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) General Scholarship Scheme,” said Indian Ambassador to Indonesia Manoj Kumar Bharti.

He said the Indian government also offers study programs and technical training courses under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) program.

“About 20 Indian students come to Indonesia every year to study Indonesian language, arts and culture, and science and technology on scholarships,” Bharti said.

According to him, there are many universities in both countries that have signed letters of intent on various student and faculty exchange programs.

“If more students benefit from cooperation in the education sector with a diverse and multicultural community environment from both countries, it will contribute to the development of both countries,” he said.

The Government of India is offering 20 scholarships to students from Indonesia to pursue higher studies in Indian universities and colleges at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The scholarships are administered by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) under the General Scholarships Scheme (GSS).

In total scholarship The ICCR received by Indonesian citizens from 1994 to 2021 is 384. 41 ICCR scholarships were awarded in the 2021-2022 academic year, he said.

The Indian Economic and Technical Cooperation (ITEC) offers short-term training for government officials from Indonesia. Since 2007 about 900 students have visited India as part of the ITEC program.

In 2021-2022, 31 students from Indonesia have attended the e-ITEC training course, Bharti said, adding that India and Indonesia have close cultural ties.

“Community-to-community relationships at grassroots level can be achieved by stimulating and promoting cultural exchanges, best practices, tourism and education,” he concluded.

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