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OFFER OF SCHOLARSHIP FOR INDIAN STUDENTS BY SAUDI GOVERNMENT

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has informed the Mission that Government of Saudi Arabia allocates scholarships for Higher Education to international students including those from India. A total of 477 Scholarships were allocated to Indian students for the academic year 2019 -2020 in various Universities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Indian students interested to avail of the scholarship are required to apply to the concerned universities directly. They may contact the concerned University or visit its website for admission related information, such as eligibility criteria, application process, etc. applicable to students within KSA and to those based in India, for the scholarship scheme.

Basic requirements for admission of non Saudi students in Saudi universities:

1-Procedures of admission for Non Saudi internal/external students on scholarship, are the same as they are applicable to Saudi students in the institutes of higher education.

2- Taking into account the above paragraph (1) admission on scholarship basis, for overseas students, requires the following:

A. Age of the students should not be less than (17) years and not more than (25) years at university level and the Institute for Teaching Arabic Language and similarly not more than (30) years for the MS degree, (35) years for doctorate however, the Board of Educational Institutes may exempt from this.

B. Consent of the government of the country to which the student belongs for study in the Kingdom. This condition is for the countries where the same is required for Saudi students.

C. The student must not be getting any other scholarship in any educational institute in the Kingdom.

D. The Educational certificates and the supporting documents should be duly attested by the competent authorities determined by the educational institution.

E. The student must provide a police clearance certificate issued by the concerned security agency of his country.

F?. He should not be one of the students terminated by the educational institute of the Kingdom.

G?. In case of a female student, must be accompanied by her close relatives in accordance with the guidelines, who would be covered by a scholarship or he has a residency permit or under sponsorship of one of the employers.

H. The student must have a medical certificate issued by the concerned medical agency.

I. Recommendation letter for those educational institutes that require it issued by institutes or personalities determined by the institution.

3- The Board of the Institutes shall lay down the executive rules governing the admission procedure for scholarship students from inside, taking into account of the following:

A. The student should obtain approval from the person sponsoring for study in the institute.

B. The student should be legally residing in the Kingdom.

FEATURES OF SCHOLARSHIP

Overseas students would enjoy the following free facilities as scholarship:

A. Health care facility for him and his family members (If family members accompanied by him).

B. Two months preparation allowance on arrival.

C. Three months allowance for books

D. Facilities that are enjoyed by his counterparts in the institute

E. Food shall be provided on discounted rate by the institute.

F. Tickets shall be provided by the institute.

G. The educational institute would provide appropriate housing, scientific, social, cultural and training care.

LIST OF UNIVERSITIES

SL. No

Name of the University

Website

1

Umm Al Qura University

http://uqu.edu.sa/

2

Islamic University

http://www.iu.edu.sa/

3

Al-Imam Mohammad ibn Saud Islamic University

http://imamu.edu.sa/

4

King Abdul Azeez University

http://www.kau.edu.sa/

5

King Saud University

http://ksu.edu.sa/

6

King Faisal University

http://www.kfu.edu.sa/

7

King Khalid University

http://portal.kku.edu.sa

8

King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals

http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/

9

Qassim University

http://qu.edu.sa/

10

Taibah University

http://www.taibahu.edu.sa/

11

Taif University

http://tu.edu.sa

12

Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University

http://www.pnu.edu.sa/

13

University of Hail

http://www.uoh.edu.sa/

14

University of Tabuk

http://www.ut.edu.sa/

15

Najran University

http://www.nu.edu.sa/

16

Jazan University

http://www.jazanu.edu.sa/

17

AlBaha University

http://portal.bu.edu.sa

18

Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

http://www.ud.edu.sa/

19

Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University

http://www.psau.edu.sa/

20

Majmaah Unoversity

http://mu.edu.sa/

21

University Al Hudud Ash Shamaliyah

http://www.nbu.sa

22

Jouf University

http://www.ju.edu.sa/

23

University of Bisha

http://ud.edu.sa

24

University of Hafr Al Batin

http://www.uohb.edu.sa/

25

Shaqra University

http://su.edu.sa/

26

Jeddah University

http://www.uj.edu.sa

SCHOLARSHIP FOR INDIAN STUDENTS

  1. Quota

S#

Quota for Academic Session

Number

(Arabic)

(English)

1

1439/1440 AH

2018/2019

477 seats

2

1440/1441 AH

2019/2020

477 seats

  1. Number of Indian students granted admissions and nominated for study during past nine years

S#

Statement (Academic Session)

Number

(Arabic)

(English)

1

1432/1433 AH

2011/2012

11

2

1433/1434 AH

2012/2013

169

3

1434/1435 AH

2013/2014

232

4

1435/1436 AH

2014/2015

236

5

1436/1437 AH

2015/2016

257

6

1437/1438 AH

2016/2017

297

7

1438/1439 AH

2017/2018

177

8

1439/1440 AH

2018/2019

227

9

1440/1441 AH

2019/2020

219

Total

1825

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