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International Students Cell

Student Visa for International students

It is essential to apply for Student Visa when Galgotias university sends a final admission letter to the student. Indian Missions/Posts under the Government of India will grant the Indian Student Visa to foreign nationals who would pursue the following:

  • Regular, full-time, structured courses at educational institutes duly recognised by the statutory regulatory body in India
  • Short-term courses and student exchange programmes.
  • Research VISA

Validity of the Visa

Student Visa is granted to the student for a maximum period of 5 years, or for the duration of the selected course, whichever is lesser, student visa duration may vary for different nationals depending upon the country where Indian mission is located.

On the other hand, a Research Visa is granted to a scholar for a maximum period of 3 years, or for the duration of the research project, whichever is earlier.

*Please note - If a student changes the course midway, the period of validity of the visa will be accounted for from the initial date of issue of the visa.

Fee for the Visa

The processing charges costs around $13, while the visa fees may range from $50 to $150, based on the category of the Student Visa provided.

Applying for the Visa

Students need to complete an online application or Visit the nearest Indian embassy for further details. For more details on visas granted to international students, follow the link.

University recognition and visa support by the university

Galgotias university international relations office provide full support by providing recommendations letters and doing verification on the behalf of the student to the Indian high commission to grant student visa in stipulated time .

FRRO Registration (Foreigners Regional registration Office)

All international students arriving in Indian after taking visa from the Indian High Commission are required to register themselves with the nearest FRRO office close to the university within the 14 days of arrival, failing to which subjects to penalty imposed by the FRRO. Galgotias university international relations office provides assistance to all the international students in doing their registration.

Scholarship for International students

Partial and Full Scholarships to the International students

Galgotias University offers a number of international scholarships every year under various categories

The scholarship is applicable on the tuition fee only.

  • Academic achievements Scholarships – for Meritorious students, are subject to marks /grades scored in student’s previous examinations (i.e 10+2/ A levels/3-year Diploma /Bachelor’s degree, etc) as the case maybe.
  • Sports Scholarships - are given to the students having awards or achievements in sports Activities
  • Diplomats Scholarships - for the students recommended by Diplomats or Foreign Missions in India.
  • Chancellor’s office Scholarships - are given to the students with any disability
  • International events Scholarships – are given to international students participated in the Galgotias university international events and exhibitions

Terms and Condition for the Scholarship

  • Grant of Scholarship is subject to verification and authentication of the information, certificates and other documents as required by the University.
  • The Scholarship offer is applicable only on the course fee for normal duration of the curse and will not cover any Examination/Backlog/Reappear Fee.
  • Scholarship is not applicable on the Hostel/Residential facility fee.
  • Unless otherwise specifically decided by the University, Scholarship can be opted at the time of filing application for admission but not after the last date of Admissions for the concerned programme. In case student has not opted for Scholarship within the stipulated time period claim for the Scholarship cannot be made at later stage.
  • In case, an applicant is eligible for Scholarship scheme as well as for any other monetary benefit under any other scheme or policy of Galgotias University, then he / she has to opt for only one scheme of his/her choice.
  • In addition to Galgotias university Scholarship, If a student gets scholarship from a Government / NGO / any other organization, then Galgotias University Scholarship will be restricted to amount obtained by subtracting scholarship received from Government / NGO / any other organization from total applicable fees (including charges for Residential/ Transport/Food Facility
  • If a student earlier admitted for a programme under scholarship scheme, later on applies for programme transfer; he will not be entitled for the scholarship for the changed programme in case last date of Scholarship scheme, for that changed programme, is expired

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