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Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Scholarship

The Embassy of India in Hanoi is pleased to announce that Vietnam has been allotted 150 slots under the Indian Technical & Economic Corporation (ITEC) programme sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, for the academic year 2016-2017.


The Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Programme was instituted by a decision of the Indian Cabinet on 15 September 1964 as a bilateral programme of assistance of the Government of India. The ITEC Programme is essentially bilateral in nature. However, in recent years, ITEC resources have also been used for cooperation programmes conceived in regional and inter-regional context such as Economic Commission for Africa, Industrial Development Unit of Commonwealth Secretariat, UNIDO, Group of 77 and G-15. In more recent years, its activities have also been associated with regional and multilateral organizations and cooperation groupings like Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC), African Union (AU), Afro-Asian Rural Development Organization (AARDO), Pan African Parliament, Castyribbean Community (CARICOM), World Trade Organization (WTO) and Indian Ocean Rim - Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) and India-Africa Forum Summit.


The courses under ITEC programme have been divided into eight broad categories for easy identification:


  • Accounts, Audit, Banking and Finance Courses;

  • Environment and Renewable Energy Courses;

  • IT, Telecommunication and English Courses;

  • Management Courses;

  • SME/Rural Development Courses;

  • Specialized Courses;

  • Technical Courses; and

  • Technical Cooperation Scheme of Colombo Plan (TCS).

1. Who can apply:


  • Candidates, who can apply, are employees/officials in Government, Semi-Government, Public Sector, Universities/ Schools, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Private Sector (for specific courses).

  • Applicants should be between the age group of 25 to 45 years.

  • Applicants who have not attended a Course sponsored by Government of India.

  • Applicants who are medically fit.

  • Applicants who has at least 5-year working experience.

2. How to apply:</p>

  • Applicants are required to fill the application forms online themselves by choosing items in the following link:
    ( https://www.itecgoi.in/stream_list.php)
    They can choose their own login email ID and create their login password, which would be used by the system to keep them posted of the processing status.

  • Missions/Posts will retrieve the application using the unique Application ID of the application and further process and transmit it to the Ministry for further action.

  • Upon selection, the Embassy/High Commission of India will inform the concerned nodal Department/Agency who will in turn inform the applicant.

  • Note:
    One set of printed application and notarized photocopies of educational certificates for each candidate need to reach the Embassy of India at least three months before the commencement of the course. Applications for courses commencing from June, July and August must be submitted to the Embassy as soon as possible. The applicants should consult the Embassy about the status of the courses they would like to apply for before registration.

3. Facilities provided to the ITEC participants are as follows:

  • Excursion fare/economy class return air ticket

  • Visa on Gratis basis

  • Course Fee

  • Accommodation Hostel/Hotel

  • Living Allowance @ Rs. 25000/- per month

  • Book Allowance @ Rs. 5000/-

  • Study tours during the course (including places of historical importance)

  • Note:
    Government of India will provide medical cover only of emergency nature arising during the period of training. For regular and chronic ailments, the candidates may be advised to bring their medicines used on a regular basis. For regular/chronic ailments, all consultation charges of doctor/medicines etc. would be borne by the participants.

4.     ITEC 2015-16 Terms and Conditions:.

5.     ITEC 2015-16 Brochure:.

6.     Set of application: