Russia invites Indian students to study abroad

Chennai: The Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC), Chennai announced that the Russian Federation has allocated 100 seats with 100 per cent scholarships for Indian students in some of the popular fields such as Engineering, Medicine and Humanities.

This was announced at a press conference by RCSC Chennai, Vice-Consul and Director, Gennady Rogalev, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Chennai, Vice-Consul (Press and Public Relation), Yuri Belov and Study Abroad Educational Consultants, director, C Ravichandran here Wednesday.

As the application procedures and first round of selection have already commenced, students can apply for the scholarships by registering on They can fill in the necessary details, choose the programme they wish to study and select up to six universities to apply (but not more than two universities from one city), a press release said.

The selection process is managed by the Selection Committee in Delhi. All the necessary information about the application process can be found at the user guide of the website (
The presentation on higher education opportunities in Russia and the scholarship programmes will be held at RCSC, Chennai, 6 April, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Interested students can attend the free programme and clarify their queries regarding education in Russia.
Students from South India for more details, can contact RCSC, Chennai on [email protected] or 044 – 2499 0050.

NT Bureau