Foreign Students Office

Programmes Offered 

The university will offer following programmes to international students during the academic year 2021-2022

Fee Structure

Application Fee - $20
(Students from SAARC countries and Tibetan nationals are required to pay Application Fee)

Registration Fee Also (One Time) - $1000

Annual Fee

  1. Under-Graduation - $1500
  2. Under-Graduation (B.Pharma/BHMCT/LL.B./B.Tech.) - $3000
  3. Post-Graduation - $1500
  4. Post-Graduation (MBA General/MBA Tourism/MCA/M.Pharma/LL.M) - $4000
  5. Diploma Courses - $1000
  6. M.Phil./Ph.D. - $3000
The fees are to be paid in Equivalent Indian Rupees (INR) through online mode of money transfer. No cash is taken in admission process. 
Students sponsored by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) or another authorised sponsoring agency will pay the same fees as those awarded to them by the ICCR or the agency.
Students from SAARC countries and Tibetan nationals pay the course fees same as Indian students. This fee does not include accommodation costs.

Eligibility Conditions for Various Programmes

Eligibility qualifications for International Students will be the same as for Indian students for each programme. For detailed information log on to university website under “Admission Section”, refer Admission Brochure.

Language Proficiency

All the candidates securing admissions in foreign quota to the University Schools shall necessarily have to be either TOEFL or IELTS qualified with the scores as mentioned below:

Score Required
University School of Humanities and Social Sciences 80 7
University School of Management Studies and Law/Legal Studies 70 6
For all other courses 60 5
In the case of candidates applying on Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarships, the English proficiency score awarded and reported by the Council shall be considered as equivalent to IELTS score.
The essential requirement of passing the English proficiency test is exempted for the foreign applicants from SAARC Countries. Further, the candidates (from any foreign country) having completed their qualifying degree/higher degree from India or a foreign centre of Indian University/Board shall be exempted from the requirement of English Proficiency.
The English proficiency documents needs to be submitted along with the Admission Form and other supporting documents.
The SAARC candidates shall also have the choice to appear in the Common Admission Tests (such as JEE, CAT, CLAT, NIMCET, NEET, PGAC, NATA, etc.) required to be qualified by the Indian Candidates seeking admission in the University programs. On qualifying such Common Admission Tests, they may be offered admission on merit in parity with general Indian candidates.

List of Documents to be Submitted

Certificates and documents required to be submitted by the candidates along with application form for admission to various programme of study:

  1. Filled-in Application Form (Online only)
  2. Proof of Date of Birth.
  3. Transcripts/Marksheets and degree/Certificate of the qualifying examination issued by the Board/University. In cases, where the University has prescribed a condition of passing a subject or subjects at some level, the Certificate/Mark sheet of the concerned examination in proof thereof should also be produced (original and one photocopy of certificates are required).
  4. Valid Certificate of TOEFL/IELTS 
  5. All the relevant information/documents, which may justify the equivalence of their qualifications from the concerned competent authority – Association of Indian University (AIU)*. 
  6. Transcripts/Mark-sheets/Degrees in a language other than English should be got translated into English language and candidates should attach a duly attested copy of the same, failing which their candidature shall not be considered.
  7. Conduct and Character Certificate from the Head of the Institution from where the qualifying examination has been passed or from concerned Embassy.
*Certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU):
The course on which eligibility is relied upon must be included in the list of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Submission of Equivalence Certificate from AIU is mandatory for foreign nationals. The AIU address is given below:
The Secretary General
Association of Indian Universities
AIU House, 16, Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg
New Delhi-110002
Phone No. (91) – 11-23230059; (91) – 11-23232429 Fax No. (91) – 11-23232131 E-mail:

Following Certificates are Required at the Time of Admission

  1. Student Visa & Passport
  2. Certificate of financial support (Self/sponsored)
  3. Medical Insurance
  4. Vaccination Certificate
  5. Certificate of Medical Fitness to be signed by a Registered Medical Practitioner holding a degree not lower than MBBS.
The following medical fitness tests also need to be performed on all the international candidates applying for admission at the university
  1. HIV Test
  2. Chest Check-up (through X-Ray) 
  3. Hepatitis surface Antigen (HBsAg) before admission 
  4. COVID Test

Submission of Application

Application complete in all respects should be submitted online along with the scanned copy of required documents. The last date for submission of online application for session 2021-2022 is 30 September 2021.

Registration with FRRO, Police

Upon arrival in India every foreign candidate must be registered with the Police, FRRO within 07 days from the date of first entry into India. The FRRO can impose heavy fines if this registration is delayed or not done.


The applicants should have valid Passport and Student Visa. The visa can be obtained from the Indian missions abroad by producing letter of confirmed offer of admission from the university. The visa must be endorsed in the name of Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University and be valid for duration of the course. A copy of this VISA is to be submitted in the Foreign Students’ Office of the university. VISA is not required for NRI students.


Providing hostel facilities to students both boys and girls has been a priority of the University. The University is making all efforts to construct new hostels to meet the growing demand of students from outside for the facility and thus a tremendous progress has been made in this direction. Apart from that rented accommodations, paying guest with catering and self-catering services are available.

Cancellation of Admission

The admitted students should note that their admission stands automatically cancelled if:

  • He/She fails to obtain long term Student/Research Visa from the Indian Embassy in his/her country on the basis of the letter of provisional admission.
  • He/She fails to produce Original Statement of marks/grade point average certificate of the last qualifying examination or equivalent thereof at the time of admission.
  • He/She is found to be medically unfit.
  • He/She fails to fulfil any condition of eligibility for admission to the course.

If an overseas student enrolled in a programme at the University withdraws from the course within one month of acceptance confirmation, he/she is entitled to a full refund of tuition fees paid in advance. The remaining fees are non-refundable.