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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, Click Here

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.

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