VISA Information

VISA Information

All international students will require a 'Student VISA' regarding UG/PG Programmes endorsed by SRM University Sonepat, Haryana for joining full-time courses. No other endorsement is acceptable. Students wishing to join a research program will require a 'Research VISA' endorsed by SRM University Sonepat, Haryana. The visa should be valid for the prescribed duration of the course. Visa may be obtained after issuing an offer of admission.

Visa is not required for NRI students. Students who are doing full-time courses, in some other institutions, do not require a separate visa for joining 'Part Time courses' provided that their current visa is valid for the entire duration of the course.

All International Students wishing to undertake any research work or join an M.Sc./Ph.D. program will have to obtain prior security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the approval of the Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and this must be on the student visa/research visa endorsed to this institution.

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  • Student Visa Types
  • Research Visa types (Ph.D.)
  • Conference Visa
Student Visa Types
Visa Category Subcategories Description Remark
Student Visa S-1 S-1 For studies in regular courses in India in Colleges/ Universities etc. imparting higher education  
  S-2 For School Education  
  S-3 Provisional Student Visa  
  S-4 For studies in short term courses For studies in short term courses
  S-5 For studies in Yoga, Vedic Culture and Indian Systems of Music and dance and for Buddhist studies  
  S-6 For those coming under Student Exchange Programme in terms of Agreements with various countries including trainees at a designated civilian or defense establishment  
  S-7 For students of South Asian University and Nalanda University  
  S-8 For Theological Studies and for Missionary students  
  S-1 X
S-6 X
For dependents of those coming under S-1, and S-6 visas. For dependents of those coming under S-1and S-6 Visas. In respect of other category visas, no dependent visa will be granted.
Research Visa types (Ph.D.)
Visa Category Subcategories Description Remark
Research Visa R-1 Research scholar at a recognized Indian Institution
R-2 Visiting faculty at recognized Indian Institution
R-3 Research Scholar on a bilateral exchange programme
R-4 Members of Botanical, Scientific, Anthropological etc. expeditions
R-1 X
R-2 X
R-3 X
 
Dependents of holders of Research Visa.
For dependents of Research Visa holders depending on the type of Research Visa.

Dependents of holders of Research Visa.

(For dependents of Research Visa holders depending on the type of Research Visa)

Conference Visa
Visa Category Subcategories Description
Conference Visa C-1 For participants of conferences organized by Government authorities including Public Sector Undertakings, Autonomous bodies under Government
C-2 For participants of conferences organized by non-Governmental agencies/ organizations
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