The State Government of Rajasthan has launched the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence so that students holding the domicile of Rajasthan will be able to pursue UG, PG, and a PhD degrees from their choice of foreign universities after getting the scholarship amounts provided to them in the form of financial help and support.

Today through this article we will provide you with all types of information about the Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence 2023 like Purpose, Eligibility Criteria, Benefits, Features, and important documents, etc. Apart from this, we will share with you the process of applying online under this scholarship. To get complete information about this scholarship initiative.

Name Of The Scholarship Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence 
Launched By  State Government of Rajasthan 
Delegated State Rajasthan
Allotted Portal  Higher Technical And Medical Education Portal 
Delegated Ministry  Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology 
Delegated Departments  Department of Collegiate Education 
Department of Technical Education 
No. of Delegated Departments  2
Objective To provide admission to a foreign university by awarding them the scholarship amount 
Benefit  Students will be able to pursue their college-based studies
Applicable To  Citizens of Rajasthan
Beneficiaries  Students who have passed class 12th 
Beneficiary Category  Students who want to pursue UG, MA and PhD courses 
Annual Income Limit Rs. 8,00,000/-
Age Limit 35 Years
Total Beneficiaries Limit 200
Budget Amount Rs. 65 Crores
Mode Of Transfer DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer)
Payment Mechanism e-payment mechanism
Form of Benefit Scholarship amount 
Scholarship Transferral One Time Payment
Amount of benefit Rs. 10,00,000/-
Hosting Site National Information Center (NIC)
Mode Of Application Online 
Official Website

Rajiv Gandhi Scholarship for Academic Excellence Amount

The rate of scholarship are as follows-

Allowance Covered Scholarship Amount 
Annual Maintenance Allowance  Rs. 10,00,000/- 
Annual Contingency Allowance  Rs. 1,00,000/- 
Visa Fees  Full Fee 
Tuition Fees  Full Fee 
Medical Insurance  Full Fee 
Travel Cost  Full Fee 

List Of Empanelled Foreign Universities 

The list of empanelled foreign universities are as follows-

  • California Institute of Technology 
  • Carnegie Mellon University 
  • Columbia University 
  • Cornell University 
  • Duke University 
  • Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
  • ETH Zurich 
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Harvard University 
  • Heidelberg University
  • Imperial College London 
  • Johns Hopkins University 
  • Karolinska Institute
  • King’s College London
  • KU Leuven Belgium Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL . Research University Paris
  • LMU Munich 
  • London School of Economics & Political Science 
  • Massachusetts Institute of technology
  • McGill University 
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • National University of Singapore 
  • New York University 
  • Northwest University 
  • Peking University 
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University 
  • Technical University of Munich
  • The University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Tsinghua University 
  • UCL 
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calfornia, San Diego 
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Los Angeles 
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Chicago 
  • University of Edinburgh 
  • University of Hong Kong 
  • University of Melbourne 
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • University of Oxford 
  • University of Pennsylvania 
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Yale University 

Important Documents 

Some of the important documents to apply online under this scholarship are as follows-

  • Aadhar Card
  • DOB certificate 
  • Annual Income Certificate
  • Latest Passport Size Photograph 
  • Marksheets 
  • Bank accounts details 
  • Educational Certificates 
  • University Admission Proof 
  • Active Mobile number for receiving OTPs 
  • Working Email Id  for future reference 
  • Latest Passport Size Photograph

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