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Travel Guide

Some Important Information


  • You are advised to carry sufficient funds (for two-three months) for your initial living expenses. You should ensure that the airline ticket is correct and the travel itinerary is accurate.
  • While travelling keep with you at all times, your passport (with valid Student/Research Visa). Nepali Citizens can carry your Nepali Citizenship ID and Bhutanese can carry their Bhutanese Citizenship ID while traveling.
  • If you have any medical problem/allergies or ailments ensure that you have an updated case file to be carried with you while you travel. In the case of a medical emergency the treating doctor can provide better medical advice by having access to your case file.
  • If you are on medication, ensure you are carrying with you, medicines advised by your doctor in sufficient quantity along with the doctor’s prescription.
  • You are advised to carry all academic & other certificates and also English translations of your academic certificates.
  • Take a set of photo copies of your all documents including your Student/Research Visa and a copy of offer letter for reference and keep these in safe place.
  • Keep at least a dozen copies of your passport size photograph ready as you might need them and also scanned copy of your passport size photograph on your e mail or in storage device.
  • Ensure that you and your belongings are covered with proper insurance.
  • On disembarkation, go to immigration checkpoint and complete the formalities.

Essential Items to Carry

  • Apart from regular summer wears suitable for tropical climatic conditions, students are advised to carry warm clothing (Woollen pullovers and jackets for winters).
  • A few formal wears, you would be wearing on the special occasions (like presentation, seminars etc).
  • Quilts, two bed sheets, pillow with covers (or can be purchased in India as well).
  • Pair of formal shoes, sport shoes and slippers.
  • Mobile phone (GSM) unlocked- SIM card type (only if required). SIM card can be purchased from designated sources.

Kindly Ensure that you carry the Below Mentioned Documents in your Hand Luggage


  • Valid air ticket
  • Passport with valid Student/Research Visa
  • Copy of offer letter
  • Cash, Travels cheques & demand draft
  • Address details of the University
  • Contact details of family and friends in your country and in India (if any)

Unique at Sona


500+

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!

30+

Nationalities

Sona has nurtured students from more 30+ different countries

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