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Re-announcement of Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship programme...
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Nehru Wangchuck Scholarship Programme for the Academic Year 2023-24


The Embassy of India and Royal Government of Bhutan are inviting applications for the Nehru Wangchuck Scholarship Programme for the Academic Year 2023-24.


Bhutanese Civil Servants (06 slots) and private individuals (03 slots) can apply to undertake Post Graduate Programmes in India’s premier educational institutions.


The areas of studies have been re-priortised by the Royal Government  of Bhutan and the last date for application has been extended till 07 February, 2023.


Priority areas of study identified by the Royal Government of Bhutan are:


Nursing Programme, Data Analytics, Economics, Energy Economics, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, Uro Surgery and Veterinary Science, Professional Accounting, Human Resource Management and Media Communication.




  • Full Tuition fees and other admission-related charges;
  • 50,000/- monthly stipend;
  • 12,500/- annual book allowance;
  • 10,000/- as one-time establishment allowance;
  • Thesis/Research Grant of Rs. 63,000/- (for research-based courses)
  • Airfare; and
  • Health insurance coverage


Nehru Wangchuck Scholarship is one of several initiatives of the Government of India to strengthen long-standing partnership between India and Bhutan in the area of education, capacity building and skill development


Civil Servant may apply at https://www.rcsc.gov.bt and private individuals at http://www.education.gov.bt


Last date for submission of applications : 07 February, 2023.


For further information, please write to First Secretary(Education), Embassy of India, Thimphu. Email: edu.thimphu@mea.gov.in.



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