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Ministry Of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

India Africa Fellowship

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Frequently Asked Questions
India offers 75 fellowships (50 for M.Sc. and 25 for Ph.D.) every year in Agriculture and allied sciences for four years. These fellowships are available to African nationals for study at identified Indian agricultural universities from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Agricultural Universities (AUs) system.

The system comprises 53 State Agricultural Universities, five research institutes including four of the ICAR with deemed to be university status, one Central Agricultural University, and four Central Universities with Agricultural Faculty. Many of them are internationally recognized for their contribution to research and human resource development. The AUs are spread over the entire length and breadth of the country and cater to Human Resource Development for different agro-climatic regions. All Indian AUs have excellent laboratories and other infrastructural facilities including instructional farms, good libraries, computer centers, boy's and girl's hostels, and sports and recreational facilities. To provide better amenities to the international trainees, well-furnished international students hostels are available on various campuses.

Host Universities
The list of host universities (State Agricultural Universities, ICAR-Deemed Universities, and Central Agricultural Universities) is available on the ICAR website ( or can be extracted by using Agricultural Education Portal (Https:// The details on admission viz. schedule, eligibility criterion of candidates and availability of discipline could be surface from the website of the respective university.
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