British Council recruitment for Commonwealth

INTRODUCTION

The British Council was established in India in 1948. New Delhi is the headquarters of the British Council in India and we also have offices in Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai. We also have libraries and cultural centres in five cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Pune which are run in association with the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship conducts British Council One year Taught Masters courses or equivalent degree, Doctoral degree of up to three/four years duration. The CSFP is an annual scheme made available to all the Commonwealth countries by the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission. In India, this is jointly managed by: Commonwealth Scholarships Commission the British Council Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

CAREER PROSPECTS

The preliminary selection of candidates for scholarships is carried out in India by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Department of Education, and Government of India. The preliminary selection is done through a process of shortlisting of applications, followed by personal interviews in New Delhi.

PAY PACKAGE

The Scholarship Covers economy return international travel tuition fee adequate maintenance and other allowances. Fellowships Eligibility : For Masters degree candidate should hold or expect to hold the certificate of Bachelors degree by October 2017 in the subject field concerned securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks in Engineering and Technology, Science and Agriculture group. For Ph.D candidate should hold or expect to hold the certidicate of Masters degree by October 2017 in the subject field concerned securing 60% or above marks in Humanities and Social Science group and 65% or above marks in Engineering and Technology, Science and Agriculture group Age : 40 years of age as on 16.09.2016 Important Dates: last date for Online applications is 16th September 2016 (till 3:00 PM).
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