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NRI Study in India

Hostel Fees

Particulars USD INR
Room Rent, Electricity, Establishment (Twin Sharing) 720 50,400
NRI Mess Charges'# 650 45,500
Indian Mess Charges'# 500 35,000
Caution Deposit 50 3,500

Hostel inmates can choose either the NRI Mess or the Indian Mess. However, there cannot be a mixture of both during an year.

# Approx. charges. There can be a variation of +/- 10 – 15% every year based on the cost of FMCG.

Quitting the hostels in the middle of the academic year is not encouraged.

Staying Outside the campus

Students always prefer to stay inside the hostel considering safety, hygiene and study environment. However, a few students wish to stay outside the campus. In this case a student has the option to rent a room in a private hostel, rent a room on his own (with or without food facility), or get a serviced apartment on rent.

There are various benefits that a student gets in each type of accommodation that he/she chooses. A student can experience a comfortable stay for a month within $100. So annually $1200 would make the student's living comfortable, happy, and safe.

Average other Living Expenses (in USD):

  • Eating out - $25 to $50 per week
  • Utility bills - $5 to $10 per week
  • Public transport - $1 to $5 per week
  • Sports and leisure - $10 to $15 per week

Unique at Sona

SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY is dedicated to delivering superior education that empowers students to excel in the realms of Science, Engineering, Technology, and Management. We strive to meet the evolving and demanding requirements of both society and industry through the implementation of the following initiatives:

Our objectives include enriching students' academic prowess and fostering their holistic knowledge development. We prioritize the upkeep of cutting-edge infrastructure and fostering a supportive learning atmosphere.

Furthermore, we are dedicated to elevating faculty competence to exemplary standards, equipping them with modern teaching methodologies such as Lecture Capture System, Blackboard, HireMee, SonaSoft, Management Information System, and providing access to a world-class library facility.

Fostering moral and ethical values among both students and staff members is a key priority. We actively seek collaboration with industry partners, fellow institutions, and organizations for mutual advantage. With over 25 Research and Development programs, we contribute significantly to economic growth. Through continuing education initiatives, we aim to share technical expertise across the region. Lastly, we are committed to the ongoing enhancement of our Quality Management System.


Research Labs

The campus has nurtured 30+ inter-discipline research centres, especially in the areas of nano-technology, robotics, automation, etc Read More

Contact Us

International Programmes

  • Head, International Affairs Cell ,
  • Sona College of Technology,
  • Salem – 636 005.
  • Tamil Nadu, India
  • Phone :00 91 427 4099877 (Direct)
  • Fax : 00 91 427 4099988 (Office)
  • Email :fnadmission[At]