It was announced scholarships for the Indian diaspora for undergraduate studies in India during 2010-11 at New Delhi. It was mentioned that the undergraduate courses include engineering, architecture, technology, humanities, liberal arts, commerce, management (business administration and business management), journalism, hotel management, agriculture/animal husbandry, science and law.
The global Indian diaspora is 25 million strong and is spread over 130 countries. NRIs and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) candidates would only be eligible if their total family income does not exceed US$2,250 (RM7,488). Malaysia is home to nearly two million Indian diaspora, a bulk of whom are Tamil-speaking.