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Visa and FRRO Support

It is essential to apply for Student Visa for all country students when Galgotias University issue 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 recognized by the statutory regulatory body in India
  • Short-term courses and student exchange
  • ResearchVISA

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.

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.

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.

Requirements for FRRO certificate




Passport copy (front and back)


Visa copy (including entry immigration seal)


Photo ID from Country of Nationality (other than passport)


Offer letter from Galgotias university


No Due certificate and proof of fee payment


Bonafide Letter from Galgotias University


Form c (online generated Bonafide number)


Proof of Residence (campus/hostel/house parchment)


Letter of Undertaking from Galgotias University


Galgotias University Identity Card


Passport size photo (3.5 x 4.5 cm)*2 & >50kb digital format


FRRO Application form