Scholarship for Undergraduate in Nigeria Study in India Program 2023 for Nigerian Students

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Athene Education Consult is a registered company in Nigeria with Corporate Affairs Commission, Lagos. We are an education consulting firm in Nigeria representing Indian Institutions, aimed at enhancing qualitative education across the borders of Nigeria by consulting for various institutions in different countries for years and for the past 2 years.


The Study in India program has designed a framework to award scholarships and tuition fee waivers for meritorious students applying to the program. The Athene Education Consult team has collaborated with India Education Promotion Council (IEPC), India, to draw out this scheme. The program offers scholarships called the Study in India Scholarships on an annual basis, while its partner institutes provide tuition fee waivers.

The Study in India Scholarship scheme covers the tuition fees costs only. Any costs and expenses outside the above-mentioned are not considered under this scheme. The scheme is further divided into two sub-schemes, based on a merit list and the Ind-SAT examination. A set of scholarships are offered based on a merit-list, that is evaluated, following the document verification process. Scholarships are awarded to only the exemplary students who appeared for the online-procured, 90-minute Ind-SAT examination. More than $30,000 in tuition fee waivers are given to deserving students by our partner India Education Promotion Council (IEPC), India, in the ranges of 1 Year Scholarship and 30% Off Scholarship.

India Education Promotion Council (IEPC), processing of International Admission for students and awards of scholarships for Nigerian students on behalf of various Institutions in India. The AEC team has been in the promotion of Indian Education in Nigeria as the only recognized representative of various Indian Institutions in Nigeria. We have recruited over One hundred Nigerian students into various Institutions in India on Scholarship and Self – Financing bases.


Scholarships to be awarded only cover tuition fees and are of three categories as follows:

1. One-Year Scholarship: This covers only the one-year tuition fee of a three-year academic program.

2. 30% Off Scholarship: This covers 30% of the tuition fees of the 3 or 4 years program.


These are the areas of courses covered by the scholarship:

1. Art, Humanities and Social Sciences
2. Business Management/Accounting/Finance
3. Natural/Applied Sciences
4. Engineering & Technology
5. Medical Sciences (Except Medicine)
6. Computer Application/Information Technology

Courses Are:
*. Information Technology
*. Electronics & Comm. Engineering
*. Computer Science & Engineering
*. Pharmacy
*. Business Management
*. Nursing
*. Computer Sciences
*. Accounting & Finance
*. Aeronautical Engineering
*. Mechanical Engineering
*. Occupational Therapy
*. Journalism, Psychology, Optional English
*. Journalism, Psychology, Communicative English
*. Economics, Sociology, Psychology
*. Hotel & Catering management
*. Biotechnology
*. Econometrics
*. Medical Laboratory Technology
*. Aerospace Engineering
*. Bioinformatics
*. Electronics, Computer Science &Maths


The award of the scholarship is purely on merit based on the grades obtained by the student in his/her ordinary level result of WAEC, NECO or NABTEB and scores in the scholarship test administered by the administrator of the scholarship in India, India Education Promotion Council (IEPC). Suitably qualified students from the above process are short-listed and sent to various awarding Institutions in India for approval.


India Education Promotion Council (IEPC) has been commissioned to conduct the Scholarship Test Online Computer Base Test (CBT) to prospective students at the closing of the sales of scholarship forms.


The mode and method of the test are to be determined by India Education Promotion Council (IEPC) including Item generations. Tests are to be classified into four categories as follows:

i. Current Affair:

ii. Science Subjects:

*. Mathematics
*. Physics
*. Chemistry
*. Biology

iii. ArtSubjects:

*. Government
*. Literature in English
*. Economics

iv. Social Subject:

*. Economics
*. Commerce
*. Mathematics
*. Accounts


1. To encourage students to pursue higher education in quality Indian Institutions for an International experience and exposure.
2. To further foster the education relationship between Nigeria and India
3. To educate Nigerian students and parents about the quality of India Education and the opportunities available in India.


Applicant must possess 5 credit passes in relevant subject in WAEC, NECO, NABTEB or its equivalent for an undergraduate degree course. Applicant should not be more than 28 years of age for undergraduate degree courses.


The understated is the proposed timeline for the sales of Forms and conducting of the scholarship test each year.

1. Sales of Form – date will be announced on the website every year from the 5th of November to the 28th of March.
2. Examination Date and Results – follow immediately after the closing of the form sale.
3. Student Oral Interview – within one month from the day of examination.


Admission will be processed for qualified students in any of our Awarding Institutions. The scholarship will be awarded to students on the basis of their academic excellence as shown by the certificate presented and performances in the qualifying scholarship test.


All applicants must write and pass the Scholarship entry test to be qualified for the scholarship. The duration of the exam is 2hour.


The examination will be held Online Computer Based Test (CBT) through India Education Promotion Council (IEPC), and an Oral Interview will be held at Athena Education Consult Office Nation Wide.


Application Form is available online on our website ( for just N5,500 online payment through the Athene portal for Undergraduate Degrees and Diploma Certificates. Application commence every 5th – November and close on 28th – March Every Year.

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