National Overseas Scholarship Scheme (NOS) from ST candidates

National Overseas Scholarship Scheme (NOS) for ST candidates for the Selection year 2022-23. Online application invited for National Overseas Scholarship for the ST Students for the year 2022-23.

National Overseas Scholarship (NOS)

Objective: The scheme provides financial assistance to selected ST students for pursuing higher studies i.e Master Degree, Ph D and Post-Doctoral research programme abroad.

Slots: There are 20 slots/awards available for National Overseas Scholarship for each year, out of which 6 slots/awards are available for girls.

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates applying for the National Overseas Scholarship Should fulfill the requirements given below:

I. Educational Qualification:

  • For Post-Doctoral: 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master’s Degree and Ph.D. Preference would be given to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.
  • PhD: 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Master’s Degree. Preference would be given to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.
  • For Master’s Degree: 55% marks or equivalent grade in relevant Bachelor’s Degree. Preference would be given to the experienced candidates, especially to those who are on lien with their existing post and employer.
  1. Age: The age of candidate should not be more than 35 years as on 1st July, 2022.
  1. Income Ceiling: The total family income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 6,00,000/- (excluding such allowances as are not treated as part of total income for the purpose of Income Tax) as certified by the employer.
  1. Children Criteria: Only one child from the same parent can get the benefit of the Scholarship.

Duration of Award: The prescribed financial assistance is provided up to completion of the course/research or the following period, whichever is earlier: –

CourseDuration
Post-Doctoral Research1 & 1/2 years (One and a half year)
Ph.D4 years
Master’s Degree –1/2/3 years (One/Two/Three years) depending upon the duration of the Course.
  • Selection process: The candidate short listed by the Screening Committee and the merit list prepared on the basis of assessment of individual student at interview by the Selection Committee. The selected candidates will take admission within the two years after getting award letter.
  • Financial Assistance: The financial assistance will be provided to the selected candidates as per Ministry guidelines.

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, invites online applications for the National Overseas Scholarship Scheme (NOS) from ST candidates for the selection year 2022-23.

The scholarship is awarded to students selected for pursuing higher studies abroad at the Masters level, Ph.D and Post-Doctoral Research programmes.

Number of slots for Scholarship: 20

Interested Candidates may apply online through https://overseas.tribal.gov.in/

The last date for submitting applications online is:- 30/07/2022

For more details candidates may visit Ministry’s portal: https://overseas.tribal.gov.in/

Note: Scheme guidelines are under revision and changes will be notified soon. Candidates are required to keep watch on the above mentioned portal.

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