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Student Visa is a multiple entry visa issued to students who wish to undertake studies in recognized educational institutions in India. The duration of the visa would be as per the duration of the course to be pursued. The visa is multiple Entry. Spouse and dependent family members accompanying the applicant must apply for an Entry visa (NOT Tourist visa), co-terminus with the period of the principal visa holder. Please note the visa is valid from the day it is issued.
Requirements for Student Visa:
- Confirmation Letter: A confirmation letter from a recognized Indian institute with a registration number in India, confirming the admission of the applicant, duration of course and other details. Evidence of financial arrangements made for maintenance in India.
- In case of Medical or Paramedical Course in India a letter of Approval or No objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, Government of India is required.
- In case of Engineering/Technical Graduate or post-graduate Courses a letter of approval or a No objection certificate is require, from the Ministry of Human Resources Development (Department of Education).
- If the program in India is affiliated with a U.S. institution, a letter from the U.S. institution with complete detail of the exchange program, and weather credit will be earned.