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Take the scholarship test for James Cook Singapore

Tests to be held in the four major metros with Delhi exams to be held at the IIT campus on April 22, from 11 am to 1 pm

education Updated: Apr 17, 2012 12:47 IST

Students aspiring to pursue higher education abroad could bag a chance to secure lucrative scholarships for studying in the well-known James Cook University Singapore (JCUS), an overseas campus of the Australia’s James Cook University.

The scholarship tests will be held in four major cities of the country; Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi and Kolkata. In Delhi, the exam will be held at the IIT campus on April 22, 2012, timings between 11 am to 1pm.

Students with 60% above in Class 12/bachelor degree can enroll for the test. Aspirants would be required to answer the scholarship test question paper designed by James Cook University’s academic staff in a combination of English and aptitude component in general. The questions will cover topics like antonyms, sentence completion; mathematics based questions and questions on general knowledge.

About 50% to 55 % of the participants will get the scholarship and ranges up to 50% of master’s degree and bachelor’s degree course fee – ie around Rs. 6 lakh approximately for masters degree and approximately Rs. 9lakh for a bachelor’s degree. The lucky candidates, who bag the scholarship will also get a discount in their tuition fee amount in their choice of programme, be it business, IT, hospitality, or psychology – both at the UG as well as PG level.

There are no negative marks for any wrong answers.

Since its establishment in 2003, JCU Singapore has vigorously worked on its intent of internationalising its activities and in pursuit of its vision of ‘providing a better life for people in the tropics’. With pre-university curriculum level specifically designed to provide pathways for students who are unable to immediately attain university entrance standards, the university offers a suite of university level programmes for perusal of both UG and PG students.

“We take immense pride in the overwhelming success of our scholarship campaign since the past three years. Every year we review applications that are of a very high caliber and we are more than pleased to support these excellent well deserving students with their future scholastic activities,” said Dr Dale Anderson, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Head Of Singapore Campus.

First Published: Apr 17, 2012 12:18 IST