2023 GKS (Global Korea) Scholarship for Undergraduate Degree – For Indian Students 

 September 16, 2022

By  Satish Satyarthi

2023 GKS Undergraduate Scholarships have been announced by NIIED and Korean embassy in India. Both university and embassy track applications are open for Indian students who want to pursue their Undergraduate Degree in Korea. In this article, we will provide you all the details that you need to know about GKS 2023 application process.

Please check the links attached files at the end for the Guidelines, Application Form and University Information !!

[Embassy Track]
Korean government invites 81* international students.

* <Quota>
- General: 74 scholars
- Overseas Koreans: 7 scholars

To be selected as a GKS grantee, any applicant should successfully pass through the 1st selection process set by the Korean Embassy of his or her country of origin.


[University Track]
Korean government invites 119* international students.* <Quota>
- Regional University: 49 scholars
- Associate Degree : 15 scholars
- UIC Program: 55 scholars

Qualified Indian students can apply for the scholarship through the ‘Embassy Track’ and must submit their application to the Korean Embassy in New Delhi.

For detailed information about guidelines and application form please find attached files along with the announcement. 


Eligibility Criteria

1. Must be an Indian Citizen.

2. Must be under 25 years of age (born after 1st March 1998).

3. High school graduates or expected to graduate by 28th February 2023. Applicants who are expected to graduate must submit the certificate of expected graduation at the time of applying.

4. Must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) equivalent to or higher than any ONE of the following from their high school.

Score percentile should be 80% or above on a 100-point scale or be ranked within the top 20% within one’s class

CGPA : 2.64/4.0, 2.80/4.3, 2.91/4.5, 3.23/5.0

5. Must be in good health, both mentally and physically, to study in Korea for the full duration of the program.

Those who wish to apply for 2023 Global Korea Scholarship must read the complete guidelines and eligibility criteria carefully and thoroughly before applying for scholarship. 


Applicants must submit their scholarship applications no later than 7th October 2022 (Friday) by 17:00 hours to the below given address.

Ms. Cho Sunghee

Third Secretary

Political Affairs Department

Embassy of the Republic of Korea

9, Chandragupta Marg,

Chanakyapuri Extension,

New Delhi-110021

Phone: 011-4200-7000


Applications received after the deadline, will not be accepted.

For further information regarding the scholarship kindly visit the website: https://studyinkorea.go.kr/

Check the guidelines carefully for further information such as the eligibility requirements, required documents and directions to submit the application.

DOWNLOAD GKS KGSP 2023 COMPLETE GUIDELINES PDF IN ENGLISH

CHECK THE AVAILABLE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENTS FOR EMBASSY AND UNIVERSITY TRACK

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM

2023 GKS-U (FAQs)


Thank you and good luck!

Satish Satyarthi


I am Satish, a Korean language learner and educator. I did my Bachelors degree in Korean language from JNU, Delhi and Masters degree in Korean Language Education from Seoul National University, South Korea. and an M.Phil. in Korean from JNU. I have a passion for education and technology. I have been involved in Korean language education and research for more than 10 years and have trained hundreds of Korean language learners across the globe, online and in physical classrooms.

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  1. Hello sir
    I am Ruchika Mestri from maharashtra.
    I have completed my bachelor of civil engineering in 2017.
    I wanted to do Master in project management.
    I want apply for kgsp scolarship in 2021.
    Can you give me guidance for this.

  2. Hello Sir, I’m lohitha from Hyderabad
    currently, I’m pursuing my B.com final year.
    I want to continue my MBA in South Korea
    Please guide about the required documents and process.

  3. Sir I’m in 12th and after 12th I want to go koreafor language study and is 80%compulsory to get admission in Korea plz tell me sir!!!

  4. Hello sir, I am from punjab and I’m about to finish my 10+2 . After this i wanted to study in korea for nautical science . It is very important , so can u please tell us about this. Did i have to study in India college first or something else…

  5. Hello sir
    I am Prachi Sarda. Currently in 10+2 and I wanna do my undergraduate in South Korea through KGSP in commerce . Can you please give me guidance? Looking forward for your reply.
    -prachi

  6. I am doing my Bachelor of Architecture ,I want to study last 2 years as a exchange student in korea through kgsp.pleaee guide me.

  7. Hi Sir, Can we apply for undergrad. program even if we have already completed our bachelor’s in India but in a different field? If yes, then do we need to submit the mark sheets of the bachelor’s or the 12th standard mark sheets?

  8. Currently i am in 12th i wanted to pursue my bachelor in computer science in korea university,so please tell what is the procedure to send my document and how to gks scholarship?

  9. Hello sir,
    Recently I completed my 12th
    I want to study about fashion designing
    In South Korea..
    Can you tell me how should I go for..
    And apply for the course in South Korea
    Looking forward for your reply
    – Pooja

  10. Hi Sir, Can we apply for undergraduate program even if we have already completed our bachelor’s in India but in a different field? If yes, then do we need to submit the mark sheets of the bachelor’s or the 12th standard mark sheets?

    1. Yes you can do Bachelors again with another subject. If you are to apply for bachelors again. You need to show your high school marksheet. But keep a check on the age limit.

  11. i have a little question ,since now in india for 10th and 12th the exam structure has changed and the final exams for 12th in which iam currently studying will be in march so should i wait till sep 2022 for the new announcement for the scholarship?

  12. What types of undergraduate courses we can do with gks scholarship ?…can we do mbbs?..if not then please mention the undergraduate courses we can do

  13. Hello sir
    I'm kanak I'm from up india
    Write now I'm in 10 i want to ask that who can apply for kgsp scholarship can i appy after completing my 12 or i can apply after my collage/graduation

    1. You can apply for both undergraduate after 12th or for masters/higher studies. For more details check other articles on GKS we’ve posted.

  14. Sir am from karnata and I want to complete my graduation in south korea is that possible to do that? Or we can't complete our graduation in Korea through GKS. Plz give me some guidance

  15. Thanks for sharing this valuable information with us. It would be a great opportunity for those who wish to do graduate from a foreign university. Seats are limited for Indian students so students should try to do their best to get this scholarship reward.

  16. Hello sir..
    Myself Mansi Bhoir..
    I completed my 12th but i got less than 80%..so will i be eligible for gks..
    Waiting for your reply..

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