The students mentioned under the following categories can apply
Students holding the passport issued by foreign countries including people of Indian origin who have acquired the nationality of foreign countries are classified as foreign students.
An NRI student is one who has an NRI status. Students who have studied their qualifying examination (equivalent to the 10+2) of India from schools or colleges abroad (outside India) will be considered as NRI/ International students.
An NRI sponsored student is an Indian citizen whose direct blood relative (Parents, Grand Parents, direct Brother/Sister) is an NRI.
Students of Indian Origin but not a citizen of India is classified under the PIO status.