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Scholarship Application Deadline Extended 

Applications will be accepted through Monday April 4, 2022.

For eligibility details and information about how to apply, please see the links below.

Prem & Latha Chandran Scholarship in Hinduism and Vedic Philosophy

Vineet Johnsingh Memorial Scholarship in India Studies

Dr. N.S. Ramamurthy Memorial Scholarship in India Studies

In addition to the Mattoo Center scholarships, the College of Arts & Sciences administers the Shalini Devi Gujavarty Scholarship. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2022.

Learn more


India-related courses Spring 2022


Language Challenge Exams, Spring 2022

Bengali Challenge Exam

Hindi Challenge Exam


Mattoo Center Hours Spring 2022

The Center will be open this semester and we welcome you to visit and to use the Center's library.

In accordance with the unversity's Covid guidance, visitors must wear masks and we ask you to maintain distance from others while in the Center.  If you are not feeling well, please do not visit.

For questions, please contact Frances Kelley

Phone: 631-632-9742.



Mattoo Center Celebrates 25 Years

April 26, 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of the Center for India Studies, now the Bishembernath & Sheela Mattoo Center for India Studies. From the early days as a response to a student initiative to bring India-related courses into the curriculum, the Center has grown into an internationally recognized resource serving campus and community.

We will soon announce events to celebrate this milestone – and we hope you will celebrate with us.


Scholarships Awarded for 2021

The Mattoo Center for India Studies is pleased to announce three scholarship awards for Fall semester 2021.  Congratulations to these students.

  • Praveen Parthasarathy ( Dr. N.S. Ramamurthy Memorial Scholarship)
  • Sayeed Khan ( Vineet Johnsingh Memorial Scholarship)
  • Braeden Bierwiler ( Prem and Latha Chandran Scholarship in Hinduism and Vedic Studies)


Resources to Respond to Anti-AAPI Racism

Anti Racist Resources (with AAPI Focus)









Jana Seva

Come join us on Friday, April 4 2022 from 6-8pm at Tabler Arts Center to celebrate Classical Indian Dance forms while raising money for charity! 

Jana Seva 2022