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Department of Education announces Annual Scholarship - 2017

The Department of Education announces scholarship to study Undergraduate, Post Graduate, M. Phil, PhD, Diploma & Vocational courses. Interested students must apply:

Important Date:

  • Last date for submission of Scan copy of Application Form (Reserve Category): May 31, 2017
  • Last date for submission of hard copy of Application Form by Post (Reserve & UG Program): June 15, 2017
  • Last date for sumbission of Application Form for Masters degree: August 31, 2017

Applicants who don't have Tibetan as a subject in Class X & XII:

  • Applicant must sit for Tibetan Language Proficiency Test (Class X equivalent) administered by the DoE, and must secure minimum of 33% score. The test shall be conducted in Department of Education (Dharamsala) and Tibetan Settlement offices across India, Nepal & Bhutan. The Student has the option to choose any test location. The test shall be conducted in the third week of June 2017

Documents Required:

  • All Bachelor's degree application must submit a copy of Class X Marks Card by June 15, 2017
  • All Master's degree program must submit a copy of Bachelor's degree marks card by August 31, 2017.
  • A copy of Best Boy/Girl award certificate received from Dept. of Education, or certificate of Special Needs (Disability) or two years service in Military. Such certificates will receive extra points as per Scholarship rules.
  • Applicant whose parents live in Tibet/deceased/divorced/separated or one of parents are non-Tibetan, must furnish a letter from respective Tibetan Settlement officer or Principal/Rector of the School.
  • Applicants from Nepal & Bhutan, or from Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Gangtok and North East who do not have a Registration Certificate (RC) must furnish a letter from respective Tibetan Settlement officer certifying that the applicant is a Bonafide Tibetan Refugee

Application Fee: A demand draft of Rs. 200/- in favor of "Tibetan Children's Education & Welfare Fund" must be sent along with Application form as a Registration fee. Those who have Nyamthak number are not required to send this fee.

Application Procedure: Download the Application form from website and sent it duly filled in along with the required documents to the Department of Education.

Other Guidelines:

  • Applicant who have secured 75% Class XII result or Bachelor's degree are guaranteed to receive Scholarship provided application is complete. Extra points as per Scholarship rules shall not be awarded.
  • A Student who is under Nyamthak "C" Category will receive a guaranteed Scholarship (minimum of 40% in Class XII result is required) with special norms (higher than regular Scholarship). The Applicant will also receive an additional Rs. 5000/- for the first year to cover travelling cost.
  • Preference shall be given to the fresh graduates.
  • A Student who receives DoE scholarship is not entitled to receive any additional scholarship unless you have a special reason.
  • Reserve Seats applicant may write an additional program/course in the application form.
  • Number of Reserved seats may change due to unforeseen situation.
  • Reserve Seat Scholarship holders are not entitled to any other scholarship (including overseas) until the completion of current course of study.
  • Any Application form received by the Department of Education before 14 days of the deadline will be informed of any missing documents, but the Student must be responsible to resubmit any missing documents before its deadline.
  • All documents must be attested either by Tibetan Settlement officer/Joint Secretary & above or Principal/Rector of the School.
  • Application form must be signed and sealed by the Tibetan Settlement officer on its designated space, and must be submitted to the Department of Education by its deadline (Bachelor's program by June 15, 2017 & Master's program by August 31, 2017)

For further enquires: contact scholarship section at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. W www.sherig.org/en/

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