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India offers 1,000 scholarships to Afghan students for 2023-24

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Fidel Rahmati
Fidel Rahmati
Fidai Rahmati is the editor and content writer for Khaama Press. You may follow him at Twitter @FidelRahmati

India remains steadfast in its commitment to bolstering Afghan students’ educational pursuits. To further this noble cause, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has unveiled an initiative that extends a helping hand to Afghan nationals. 

ICCR grants 1000 scholarships for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs through the Special Scholarship Scheme, all conducted online via the e-Vidya Bharati (e-VB) Portal. 

This invaluable opportunity underscores India’s unwavering support and opens doors to quality education for Afghan students in the upcoming academic session of 2023-24.

The Scholarship scheme encompasses various programs and courses in fields such as Business Administration, Commerce, Computer Science, Arts, and more.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be Afghan nationals;
  2. Have an age between 18 and 35 years as of July 1, 2023;
  3. Possess adequate English language proficiency;
  4. Meet the minimum academic qualifications required by the respective Indian Universities/Institutes for their chosen program or course.

Eligible candidates can apply for scholarships under the e-VB portal (, which will be operational from September 16, 2023. The last online application submission date is September 22, 2023.

Candidates are advised to follow the programme/course catalogue provided in the tele-education portal ( Admission of candidates is strictly restricted to the Indian Universities/Institutes and programmes/courses. In case of any clarification, the candidate may contact

India has extended its generosity to international students, including those from Afghanistan, by offering undergraduate and postgraduate studies and PhD scholarships. This initiative has not only provided educational opportunities but has also promoted academic growth and strengthened global connections.

These scholarships have played a pivotal role in offering access to quality education to thousands of students from Afghanistan and various other countries. This endeavour is a testament to India’s commitment to fostering academic development and nurturing international ties.

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  1. This is Ramzia Hameedi from Afghanistan.I am exploring various opportunities that will allow me to apply my skills and knowledge in the real world. In this article, I will share some options that I am considering after graduation.

    Pursue a Graduate Degree One option that I am considering is pursuing a graduate degree in Administration or a related field. This can help me deepen my knowledge and skills in my area of interest and make me more competitive in the job market. There are many graduate programs available both locally and internationally, and I plan to research them carefully to find the one that best aligns with my goals and values.

    Enter the Workforce: Another option that I am exploring is entering the workforce and beginning my career. With a degree in Administration, there are many job opportunities available to me both locally and internationally. I could work for a government agency, a multinational corporation, a nonprofit organization, or even start my own business. I plan to research potential employers and job opportunities carefully to ensure that they align with my career goals and values.

    Network: Networking is a crucial part of post-graduation success, and I plan to leverage my connections to explore job opportunities and gain valuable insights into my field of interest. I will attend industry events, join professional organizations, and connect with alumni from my university. Additionally, I will leverage social media platforms like LinkedIn to connect with other professionals in my field.

    Volunteer: Volunteering is another option that I am considering after graduation. This can provide me with opportunities to develop new skills, make meaningful connections with others, and contribute to my community. I plan to volunteer with a local nonprofit organization or community group that aligns with my interests and values.

    Travel: Traveling is a great way to explore new cultures and gain valuable life experience. I am considering taking a gap year to travel and volunteer abroad or working or studying abroad for a period of time. This can provide me with valuable cross-cultural experiences that can enhance my personal and professional growth.

    Pursue Further Research or Academic Opportunities Finally, I am considering pursuing further research or academic opportunities. This could involve conducting independent research, publishing academic papers, or attending conferences and seminars in my field of study. These activities can help me deepen my knowledge and expertise in my field and may lead to new career opportunities.

    In conclusion, there are many options available to me after graduation from the American University of Afghanistan with a degree in Administration. Whether I choose to pursue a graduate degree, enter the workforce, network, volunteer, travel, or pursue further research and academic opportunities, it is important to approach my post-graduation plans with intention and purpose. By setting clear goals and taking proactive steps to achieve them, I can build a successful and fulfilling career path.

  2. My name is Waheedullah Safi .iam from afghanistan . I was graduated in 1400 . i want to apply for this scholarship . I can speak English Indian Arabic Pashto and Persian. I was in the Halal Jamiat Ahmar of Afghanistan as a teacher and volunteer. And I’m also tkewando plyer . I have international black build the first Don one . . i wish to accept my comment.


  3. Thanks to India government.
    I am Hanifa Nooristani, I am qualified and want to apply but I don’t have passport,
    Will it affect on applying and acceptance process?

    • My Name is Moqadas Mohammadi. iam from Afghanistan. I was graduated in 2021. I want to apply for this scholarship. I can speak English. I wish to accept my comment


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