International Students

Welcome !

The team at NU emphasizes on the intercultural interaction among its students. The University offers an opportunity for the students to undergo cutting-edge research experience which would help them contribute immensely to global knowledge. In its initial years, the quality of our programmes has attracted students from various countries like Japan, China, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, South Korea, Peru, Brazil, Vietnam, Nigeria and South Africa. We strive to make NU a home away from home for its students.

Student Visa

Multiple Array Student Visas are given to students to step into recognized institutions and pursue their studies in India. It is valid for the approved period of their study in India.


Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) is the primary agency functioning under the aegis of the Ministry of Home Affairs which regulates the registration, movement, stay, departure, and recommendations for extension of stay in India.

Once you make an entry to Nalanda University, it is mandatory to complete the FRRO process within 14 days of arrival in India. Whenever you plan to travel outside India or the state of Bihar, you are required to report to the Local Police Station about your departure. Similarly, your return must be reported within 6 days of your arrival at the Local Police Station.

Kindly note that these processes are deemed mandatory by the Government of India and must be strictly followed. In the case of breach, an individual might be eligible to be questioned by law.

If you have any queries, you can always approach the Student Affairs Team.



Before departure from your country, kindly ensure that you carry all the relevant documents.

  1. School Certificates
  2. Degree/Provisional Certificate
  3. Transfer Certificate
  4. Passport
  5. IELTS- English Proficiency
  6. Passport size Photographs (20)
  7. Birth Certificate
  8. In case of Scholarship students, a copy of Scholarship/ Fellowship letter issued by the concerned institution/ organisation
  9. ATM cards

Transcription in the English language is required if the certificates are in your national language.

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