India offers 1,000 IIT fellowships (2019)

The Government of India is offering 1,000 fellowships to scholars from ASEAN member countries for integrated PhD programmes at 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

The announcement was made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi on January 25.

The fellowship programme is funded by India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).The programme will be implemented for over four years, making it the single largest ASEAN-focussed capacity-building development programme by India. IIT Delhi has been designated as the lead coordinator for the programme.

Interested candidates can log into the admission portal at http://asean.ittd.ac.in to apply for any course at any of the IITs of their choice.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin