The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)’s Post-Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX) has found its way into the Government of India (GoI)’s Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation’ (ITEC) Scholarship Program.
The ITEC Scholarship Program allows students from 141 ITEC Partner Countries a chance to bag a full scholarship from the Department of Program Administration (DPA), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), GoI.
The scholarship program was initiated in 1964 and has generated immense goodwill and substantive cooperation among the developing countries.
As per the details mentioned on the ITEC website, international students who qualify and are admitted to the scholarship programs/courses (as per the concerned institution’s admission process) would be eligible for a return air-fare, full program fee, monthly subsistence allowance, a stationery allowance and allowance for traveling in India. However, the International Immersion Program component of the PGPX is not sponsored for which the student may have to spend from own pocket or undertake any substitute credit at IIMA.
For candidates applying for the PGPX at IIMA, the candidate will have to first apply for the ITEC Scholarship through the Indian Embassy/Mission Office in his/her country. Simultaneously, he/she will have to apply for the PGPX program and get admitted by following IIMA’s admission process.
Applications for the 10th batch starting April 2015 are currently on. Application window will close at 6:00 pm IST on August 11, 2014. (Early bird discount in application fees ends at 6:00 pm IST on July 28, 2014.) The ‘Must Read’ section on the PGPX’s home page gives all information concerning IIMA, PGPX, Placements/Career Services, Application Criteria and Process, Admission Criteria and Process and Post-Admission related process.