Korean Government Scholarship 2013

No.F. 1-1/2013-ES.3
Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
(Department of Higher Education)
ES.3 Section
KOREAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP – 2013
LAST DATE: 25-03-2013
Applications are invited from Indian nationals on plain paper in the format
appended below for the award of four (4) scholarships to Indian students offered
by the Government of Republic of Korea at
Master’s level and Doctoral level.
The subjects in which scholarships will be awarded are:
i) Agriculture,
ii) Bio-technology &
iii) Korean Language & Literature
2.
Age:
Under 40 years of age as on 01-09-2013 (born after Sept 1, 1973)
either for Master’s or Doctoral level.
3.
Qualification:
Applicants must hold as on September 1, 2013, in relevant
subject (a) a bachelor’s degree with 60% or
more marks or equivalent to apply for
Master’s Programme ‘or’ (b) a Master’s degree with 60% or more marks to apply
for Doctoral Programme.
Note:
Candidates who have received Korean Scholarship at any time or
have ever enrolled in a university in Ko
rea for higher studies are not eligible.
4.
Duration:
o
Master’s Level : 1yr. Korean Language + 2 yrs of Master’s
o
Doctoral Level : 1yr. Korean Language + 3 yrs of Doctoral
5.
Airfare:
The awardees will be pa
id airfare for
economy class ticket to the
Republic of Korea, and after completion of the study programme, a return ticket of
the same category to India.
6.
Value of Scholarship
(for the period of programme)
:
(i)
Monthly Allowance
: 900,000- won (KRW) per month
(ii)
Research Allowance
: 210,000- won for scholars in humanities and
social sciences; 240,000- won for scholars in natural and mechanic
sciences, per semester.
(iii)
Settlement Allowance
: Awardees will be paid 200,000- won upon
arrival.
(iv)
Language Training Expenses
: the NIIED will pay the entrusted
language training institution the full cost up to 1 year.
(v)
Tuition Fees
: All admission fees are waived by the host institution.
The full tuition is paid by NIIED.

(vi)
Dissertation Printing Costs
: 500,000~800,000- won, depending
on the actual costs, will be reimbursed.
(vii)
Medical Insurance
: 20000- won per month (limited Insurance
coverage) will be provided to the university for the scholar.
(viii)
Special funding for scholars who are proficient in the Korean
Language (TOPIK Level 5 or 6)
: 100,000- won per month (commencing
from the degree programme).
7.
Last Date for submission of application:
(a)
Application on plain paper (as per
format given below) alongwith
the required photocopies of documents with a recent passport size photograph
pasted on the application should reach the
Section Officer, ES.3 Section,
Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Higher
Education), 2
nd
Floor, Wing 6, West Block 1, RK.Puram, Delhi–110066’
latest by 5.30 PM on 25-March-2013.
(b) Application may be submitted on-line at the website
www.sakshat.ac.in
by
25-March-2013.
[In case of online application, signed hard
copy of the application along-with required documents must be sent to the
address mentioned at (a) above].
8.
Documents to be attached:
1) The candidates must attach the following documents with the application
(self-attested copies will not be accepted):
(a) Attested copy of the certificate for the date of birth.
(b) Attested copies of all degree/diploma/certificate & mark-sheets of the
qualifying examination.
(c) Where grades are mentioned, the candidate must indicate the
conversion formula adopted by the University/Institution and should
indicate equivalent percentage of marks.
2) Equivalent foreign degree will be considered.
3) Candidates who have already been abroad for study/research/training for
more than six months at a time either on a scholarship or on their own, are
eligible to apply only if they have been in India for at least two years after
their return from abroad as on 25-Mar
ch-2013. Applications of candidates,
who are abroad, will not be considered.
4) Candidates should have adequate knowledge of geographical situation,
culture and heritage of Korea and India.
5) Application in subject-fields, ot
her than those prescribed, will not be
considered. A candidate can apply only in one subject.
6) Employed candidates must send their applications through their employers
with ‘No Objection Certificate’. However, an advance application can be
submitted with the understanding that the application through employer
should reach before the date of interview.
7) Candidates must attach with the application a description in at least
500
words
of his/her project/proposal of study/research to be undertaken in
Korea.

8) Applications, which are incomplete or unsigned, will not be considered.
9) Canvassing in any form & suppression of any fact in the application will
disqualify the candidature of the applicant.
10) While indicating the period of past experience and stay abroad, candidate
should mention the specific dates.
11) As these scholarships are offered by foreign Government., hence the
applications should be submitted in English only.
12) Candidates who do not possess the essential qualifications, need not
apply.
13) THE DECISION OF SELECTION COMMITTEE SHALL BE FINAL & NO
REPRESENTATION IN THIS REGARD WILL BE ENTERTAINED.
14)
THE FINAL SELECTION OF THE NOMINATED CANDIDATES RESTS
WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF REPUBLIC OF KOREA.
15) Mere fulfillment of minimum requirem
ents as laid down in the dvertisement
does not qualify a candidate for interview. Interview calls are given only to
limited number of candidates after their applications are examined.
(
Please do check, for the ‘ list of candidates called for interview’ in the
‘UPDATES’ of the link ‘http://mhrd.gov.in/higher_education’ in the
last week of March, 2013 )
16) The applicants who are in employment should have an assurance from the
employer that if their nomination is successful, they will be granted
sufficient leave during study period in Korea.
17) This Division will not be responsible for postal delay.
18)
Useful contact information
For detailed information and making contact with the Korean Professors/
Universities, please visit website ‘
www.niied.go.kr
www.gks.go.kr
www.studyinkorea.go.kr

To Download the Application Form and other Details:-
http://www.niied.go.kr/eng/board.do?menuNo=343&boardConfigNo=83&action=view&boardNo=6071

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