AP Overseas Scholarship 2023 under Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme, Apply at jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in

AP Overseas Scholarship 2023 guidelines has been released by the Andhra State Government under AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme 2023 on its overseas education web portal, https://jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in/. The AP State government has issued an order on implementing Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena scheme ((JVVD Scheme), to provide financial assistance to the students to pursue higher education overseas and to complete professional and graduate courses.

Revamping the whole system followed by the previous government and in order to focus on qualitative education in foreign institutions, the government has decided to introduce the scheme under ‘Navaratnalu’. The AP Overseas Scholarship notification will be issued between September-December and January-May every year. The selection process will be scrutinised by a committee headed by the Chief Secretary to the State government.

The scheme shall be known hereafter as ‘Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena.’ The financial assistance shall be sanctioned to eligible students who get admissions in any of the top 200 universities as per the latest QS world university rankings only. The selected candidates, whose admission is in the top 100 Institutions or Universities, shall be eligible for financial assistance of 100% of tuition fee. In case of selection in the next 100 Institutions or Universities (i.e., 101 to 200 ranked Institutions/ Universities), the selected student shall be eligible for financial assistance of 50% of tuition fee.

Government of Andhra Pradesh has given AP JVVD Scheme or AP Overseas Scholarship notification on its official website for Higher Studies in Top 200 Universities abroad and this scheme to provide financial assistance to the students to pursue higher education in foreign countries to complete professional courses and MBBS course. AP Govt has decided to implement the new scheme Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevana for the students belonging to SC/ ST/ BC/ Minority/ EBC including Kapu students.

AP Overseas Scholarship 2023
Name of the scholarshipAP Videshi Vidya Deevena 2023
TitleCheck the AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme 2023 details
SubjectAP Govt has released AP Overseas Scholarship 2023 scheme details
CategoryOverseas Scholarship
Registration Deadline31-10-2022
State Andhra Pradesh
AP Overseas Study Scheme Web Portalhttps://jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in/
Official Websitewww.epass.apcfss.in
AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme

The scholarship shall be payable to the sanctioned students in their listed bank account in four equal installments in case of PG courses. Sanction proceedings specifying the total eligible amount for the course shall be issued to the individual towards fees by way of a grant subject to his/her joining the course and the candidates selected by the selection committee.

The sanction proceedings can be made use of by the candidates for obtaining a Visa from the respective Embassy. One-way economy class ticket (lowest fare tickets) for the shortest route shall be payable upon production of valid visa and admission particulars. The total visa fees shall be reimbursed to the student upon production of valid visa and receipts of visa fee payment. Upon release of the 4th Installment, a Utilisation Certificate shall be obtained from the student with the endorsement of concerned university authorities for record purpose under the scheme.

Overseas scholarshipJVVD Scholarship
Eligibility UniversitiesList of QS Ranking Universities
GO.39 Dated: 11-07-2022JVVD Scheme for Higher Studies in Foreign Universities
AP Overseas Scholarship GuidelinesJVVD Scheme Guidelines
AP Overseas Scholarship websiteJagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Website
Jagananna Videshi Vidya Deevena Details

Previous AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme details

Andhra Pradesh State Kapu Welfare and Development Corporation Limited (APSKWDCL), a Government of Andhra Pradesh undertaking, has published the AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme notification for studying overseas for Kapu youth. Applications are invited for grant of Rs.10.00 lakhs as financial assistance to Kapu, Balija, Telaga and Ontari students from economically weak families of Andhra Pradesh who aspire to do their Graduate (only for MBBS), Post Graduate or Ph.D. Courses abroad and CPM(Certified Portfolio Manager)courses in the US equivalent to Chartered Accountancy(CA) /Cost Accounting(CA) courses in India in Foreign Universities.

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Financial Assistance:

  • The financial assistance will be provided for selected candidates for a Scholarship amount of Rs1,000,000 (Rs. Ten Lakh only)
  • The scholarship shall be payable to the student in their listed bank account in two installments – Installment I -An amount of Rs 500,000 (Rupees Five Lakh Only) shall be payable to the students upon production of the landing permit / I-94 card. (Immigration Card).
  • Installment II -An amount of Rs 500,000 (Rupees Five Lakh Only) shall be payable to the students upon production of the 1st Semester/Term results.
  • Sanction Proceedings specifying the amount of Rs 1,000,000 (Rupees Ten Lakh only) will be issued to the individual towards fees and living expenses by way of a grant subject to his/her joining the Course and the Candidates selected by the Selection Committee. The sanction proceedings can be made use of by the Candidates for obtaining a Visa from the respective Embassy.
  • One way economy class ticket (lowest fare tickets)for the shortest route shall be payable upon production of valid visa and admission particulars.
  • The total visa fee shall be reimbursed to the student upon production of valid visa and receipts of visa fee payment.

AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme for studying overseas: AP Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme for studying overseas for Kapu youth, Overseas Vidya Nidhi Scheme, Overseas Vidya Deevena Scheme: Andhra Pradesh State Kapu Welfare and Development Corporation Limited (APSKWDCL), a Government of Andhra Pradesh undertaking, is introducing the “Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme” for the economically weak youth in Andhra Pradesh.

Under this scheme, financial assistance of Rs 1,000,000 (Rupees Ten Lakh Only) shall be granted to the selected applicants through the prescribed process. This assistance shall be for studying overseas in recognized universities for tuition and living expenses. Objective: The scheme aims at encouraging economically weak Kapu youth to study overseas.

Scope:

  • This scheme is applicable for members from economically weak families of Kapu Community of Andhra Pradesh who aspire to do their Graduate (only MBBS), Post Graduate or Ph.D. Courses abroad.
  •  400 students shall be offered this scholarship.
  • Under this scheme, financial assistance of Rs 1,000,000 (Rs Ten Lakh Only) shall be granted to the selected applicants through the prescribed process.
  • One way economy class ticket (lowest fare tickets) for the shortest route shall be payable upon production of valid visa and admission particulars.
  • The total visa fees shall be reimbursed to the student upon production of valid visa and receipts of visa fee payment.

Eligibility for AP Overseas Study Scholarship

  • The applicant should belong to the Andhra Pradesh.
  • The annual income limit of the family will be Rs 600,000 (Rupees Six Lakh Only) or below.
  • At the time of admission into the foreign institute, the applicant should have received his/her Intermediate certificate/relevant Graduate Degree for applying for MBBS courses or Graduate/PG certificate for applying for PG/Ph.D. courses.
  • PG courses include PG Diploma courses of One year, and One and Half year duration.
  • The scheme includes the study of CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CPM (Certified Portfolio Manger) courses in the US since they are equivalent to Chartered Accountancy (CA) / Cost Accounting (CA) courses in India.
  • The applicant should 35 years of age or below while applying.
  • The awardees cannot be considered for the second or subsequent time as the individual can be awarded only once in a lifetime.
  • Studying in courses from recognized universities from USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Denmark, Russia, Philippines, Kazakhstan and China (Philippines, Kazakhstan, and China only for medicine) will be considered for this scheme.
  • Application to other countries can be considered from case to case basis by the State Level Selection Committee.
  • The applicant should not have availed himself/ herself of any amount under any other Government scheme for the same purpose.
  • In the case where not all scholarships are availed by eligible candidates students already studying in 1st year or going to join 2nd year in eligible foreign institutes and courses as above my application for this scheme.

Mandatory requirements

  • The following requirements should be mandatorily met by the candidates-
  • He / She should have a valid TOEFL /IELTS /GRE /GMAT.
  • He / She should have obtained admission into an accredited Foreign University.
  • He/ She should possess a valid Passport.
  • The Candidate should make his/her own efforts in seeking admission to an accredited University / Institution Abroad.
  • The selected candidate has to join the concerned University within one year of communication of selection. On the expiry of this specified period of time, the award shall be automatically canceled and come to an end. No request for extension of time for availing the award is permissible under the Scheme.
  • The candidate can change the course or university (in the same or any other eligible country) of study or research. Permission shall be accorded on a case by case basis, subject to the approval by the State Level Selection Committee.
  • It shall be the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the appropriate visa for a country where the admitted university is located.
  • Students studying in 1st year or going to join 2nd year in eligible foreign institutes and courses as above may apply with a letter of enrolment from their studying institute, stating their status as a student and year of study in the said institute.
  • The application should be complete in all respects and should be accompanied by all relevant documents. The applications, incomplete in any respect, are liable to be rejected.

Application Procedure

The notification shall be issued in leading dailies calling for applications and wide publicity shall be given in University Campuses and in the APSKWDCL website in August/September and January/February of the Academic year. Eligible candidates should fill their application online at the APSKWDCL website in the prescribed format. Applicant should upload the scanned copies (in PDF format of min 50 KB and max 150 KB size each) ) of the self-attested copy of the following documents.

  • Income certificate.
  • Aadhar Cards of the applicant.
  • Caste certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • Date of birth proof.
  • Intermediate or Graduate degree mark sheet.
  • Passbook details of Savings Bank Account in Nationalized Bank (account must be in the name of the applicant).
  • Passport size photograph (in JPEG format up to 50 KB size).
  • Passport copy.
  • GRE / GMAT or equivalent qualifying exam/test scorecard.
  • TOFEL / IELTS scorecard.
  • Admission offer letter from Foreign University
  • Biodata of the candidate.

Selection and Scheme Execution Process

AP Overseas Study Scholarship under Videshi Vidya Deevena: All such students desirous of applying for financial assistance for studies abroad shall apply online from 1st August to 30th September and again from 1st January to 29th February of the year. 33% of the awards shall be earmarked for Women Candidates (if an adequate number of eligible women candidates are not available then Male candidates may be selected against this 33%).

  • 3% of the awards shall be earmarked for Specially Abled Candidates (if an adequate number of eligible Specially Abled candidates are not available then other candidates may be selected against this 33%).
  • The Selection shall be conducted by a State Level Screening Committee constituted by the Government.
  • Selection shall be based on the application data and Biodata of the candidate. The selected candidates shall be eligible for a Scholarship amount of Rs1,000,000 (Rupees Ten Lakh only).

The scholarship shall be payable to the student in their listed bank account in two installments – Installment I – An amount of Rs 500,000 (Rupees Five Lakh Only) shall be payable to the students upon production of the landing permit / I-94 card. (Immigration Card). Installment II – An amount of Rs 500,000 (Rupees Five Lakh Only) shall be payable to the students upon production of the 1st Semester/Term results.

Sanction Proceedings specifying the amount of Rs 1,000,000 (Rupees Ten Lakh only) shall be issued to the individual towards fees and living expenses by way of a grant subject to his/her joining the Course and the Candidates selected by the Selection Committee. The sanction proceedings can be made use of by the Candidates for obtaining a Visa from the respective Embassy.

  • One way economy class ticket (lowest fare tickets) for the shortest route shall be payable upon production of valid visa and admission particulars.
  • The total visa fees shall be reimbursed to the student upon production of valid visa and receipts of visa fee payment.
  • The Student shall be eligible for an educational loan of Rs 500,000 (Rupees Five Lakh Only) from any Nationalized Bank at prevailing rates of interest. The Corporation shall coordinate with the Nationalised Banks in securing the education loans to the selected candidates.
  • The awardees are permitted to supplement the scholarship allowances by undertaking Research/Teaching Assistantship, as available from the respective universities.
  • Upon the release of the 2nd Instalment, a Utilization Certificates shall be obtained from the student with the endorsement of concerned University Authorities for record purposes under the scheme.
  • In case of not enough eligible applications being selected by the corporation to fill up the number of targeted scholarships (i.e. 400 scholarships), students already studying in 1st year or going to join 2nd year in eligible foreign institutes and courses will be eligible to be granted the scholarship under this scheme, which will be done through the above-mentioned process.
  • For any clarifications or difficulties in applying for the program, applicants can contact Executive Director/ Project Director of BC Corporation/ Kapu Corporation or the APSKWDCL helpline.
  • The Student shall be eligible for an educational loan of Rs 500,000 (Rupees Five Lakh Only) from any Nationalized Bank at prevailing rates of interest.  The Corporation shall coordinate with the Nationalized Banks in securing the education loans to the selected candidates.
  • The awardees are permitted to supplement the scholarship allowances by undertaking the Research/Teaching Assistance ship, as available from the respective universities.
  • Upon the release of the 2nd Installment, a Utilization Certificates shall be obtained from the student with the endorsement of concerned University Authorities for record purposes under the scheme.

Instructions: After AP Overseas Scholarship application is filed in full shape, the details will get reflected immediately in the logins of concerned district welfare officers for verifying whether the data entered is matching with the certificates uploaded and whether the student is eligible as per the guidelines prescribed in the G.O cited or not. 5.

On the recommendation of the District SC Welfare & Empowerment Officer/ District Tribal Welfare & Empowerment Officer/ District BC Welfare & Empowerment Officer/ District Minority Welfare Officer concerned, the application gets displayed in the login of the state level officer of the welfare department/ corporation concerned for processing them and for submitting them for the state level committee.

The state level committees can be convened periodically depending on the number of applications filed in the portal, so that selections can be made as early as possible and the selected candidates can prepare for other procedural requirements to go abroad for their studies.

Students who personally attended before State Level Selection Committee shall only be considered under the scheme. Students selected should furnish a notarised affidavit on Rs.100/- stamp paper stating that the details furnished in the application are true and if he/she discontinues the course, he/she shall be liable to repay the entire sanctioned amount. Students who already left and are pursuing studies abroad shall not be considered under the scheme.

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6 thoughts on “AP Overseas Scholarship 2023 under Videshi Vidya Deevena Scheme, Apply at jnanabhumi.ap.gov.in”

  1. I am not able to find any official website to apply for scholarship for BC student in AP. Can you please let me know the current website which is up and running ? Also can I apply scholarship for already admitted student?

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  2. Hey I’m a student from Andhra Pradesh belongs to Kapu community below middle class studying in Chennai can I apply this scholarship

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