Interested persons should apply, in the
prescribed form, through their own Ministries/Departments or the
Foreign Office, who will recommend the application to the Indian
High Commission or the Embassy Resident in a particular country. The
authorized officials of the foreign Government will be responsible
for nominating the applicants.
The employees and officials of the Government,
Public Sector Enterprises, Universities and Chamber of Commerce and
Industries are eligible to apply for scholarship under ITEC and
SCAAP. The scholarship covers free international airfare, tuition
fees, accommodation, medical and healthcare and out of pocket
expenses (Living Allowance). The Ministry of External Affairs of the
Government of India gives the scholarship.
Applications of the candidates are then
scrutinized by the training institutes in India for their
eligibility from technical point of view, which includes educational
qualification and work experience. The final decision for grant of
scholarship rests with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government
Upon selection, the Indian Embassies and High
Commissions would inform the concerned authorities. The Indian
Missions abroad brief the selected candidates about the training
Programme in India and also provide an economy/tourist class return
air ticket to the candidates for their travel to India.