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Immigration and VISA


Student visas are granted to candidates who wish to come to India and study at an officially recognized educational institution. The main document required is student admission/registration papers from the institution.

ELIGIBILITY

Indian Missions/Posts grant a student visa for a period of five years or for the duration of the course of study, whichever is less, to the below:

  • To foreigner students coming to India to pursue regular and full-time academic studies in India.
  • Provisional student visa valid for six months for the students exploring admission or taking admission tests.
  • Applicant should possess the proof of admission to a full time regular academic course in a reputed/recognized educational institution in India and evidence of financial support.
  • The applicant should also possess a "No Objection Certificate" from the Ministry of Health in case of admission in medical or Para-medical course.
  • Spouse and dependent family members accompanying the applicant must apply for an Entry Visa (Not Tourist Visa. Its termination date will coincide with the period of the principal Visa holder.

VALIDITY AND FEES

Student visas are issued for up to five years, depending on the duration of the course. They can also be extended in India.

International students wishing to avail VISA extension would approach Office of International Affairs for providing the service.

The standard applicable fee as determined by the Government of India and incidental charges/local transport charges will be borne by the student.

FORM

The visitors are required to fill online visa Application by visiting website http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ and visit their nearest embassy with printout of the online filled application and required travel documents

FRRO

Every Foreigner visiting India on Student Visa(S) valid for more than 180 days is required to get himself / herself registered with concerned FRRO , within 14 days of his/her first arrival, irrespective of the duration of his / her stay.

The Office of International Affairs would help the students once they reach the campus to register at the FRRO office. However, the standard applicable fee as determined by the Government of India and incidental charges/local transport charges will be borne by the student.

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Doctorates

Amongst the 500+ faculty in the campus, around 40% of them are doctorates who work on Research projects and guide the students in getting their goals achieved.


30+

Research Labs

The campus has nurtured 30+ inter-discipline research centres, especially in the areas of nano-technology, robotics, automation, etc that generates new ideas and promotes the development of innovative products and processes.

100+

Space

A 100+ acres of land in the heart of the Tier II City! Sona located in Salem, a proposed Smart City by Govt of India, you need not go far from the campus for any of your requirements.

Industry Academia Collaboration

Sona's industry-academia interaction enthuses the spirit of innovation in the budding engineers!

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Nationalities

Sona has nurtured students from more 30+ different countries

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