International Students and Scholars Advisory Centre, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)
The International Student Advisors (ISA), Managers, Counselors from the
International Admissions Office will serve as a resource to you and your
parents or guardians throughout the application process and during your stay
at the University. These will be your primary contact for any questions or
concerns regarding visas and immigration issues and a host of other matters
This section offers information about a wide range of topics useful to incoming
international students and scholars, both before and after their arrival. ISSAC
provides support in the development of university policies and programs relating
to issues particular to international exchange and additionally works with
organizations that serve the needs of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)'s
The center works with the administration and faculty to build friendship
agreements with other educational establishments and assists overseas student
and scholars' organizations in planning activities such as Orientation,
International Students' Day, and other related events.
How to Apply
Know your course
Go through our website and brochures to look for the program of your choice.
There are several Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Research programs to suit
your calling. In case you need any help regarding the choice of the course,
contact the International Relations Office, we would be glad to guide you forward.
Admission to the course of your choice is subject to fulfillment of eligibility
criteria as prescribed by the University. Hence, international students should
thoroughly run a check on the criteria listed before applying for any program. Browse the website for detailed information, or you may also contact the International Relations Office.
Fill the online application form
You can fill the online application form available on the University website.
Scholarship students will have to fill the online application form as well.
The self-funded students will be required to pay the application charges of USD 100.
Students applying via Study In India program students need to pay only the prescribed
amount towards health insurance charges.
Completing the Application
The application form should be duly filled along with all the documents.
The following are the documents required to be attached to the admission
form and to be carried along upon reporting to the university:
Certified copy of the marks/ grade sheet of the qualifying examination as prescribed by the University. The marks record should be in English.
Certified copy of the grade equivalence to marks by Boards/schools.
Transfer certificate/school leaving certificate/testimonials/No objection certificate.
Copy of the passport.
Proof of NRI status of the student/ parents/ sponsors (in case of NRI students).
Passport size photograph (recent).
On receiving the application form, the University's academic council will
verify the documents and check if they meet the eligibility criteria of the
University. If the candidates fulfill all the eligibility criteria, a
provisional admission letter would be sent along with fee details.
The provisional admission letter can be used by the students to obtain
visas in their respective home countries.
After completing the formalities of visa and depositing the stipulated fee,
the students should report to the University for Final Admission.
The University will send the admission letter on receipt of all the
required details. The students should carry the admission letters while
reporting to the University at the commencement of the academic session.
All the international students, including aspirants pursuing research programs,
will require a student visa endorsed to the University.
NRI/PIO students do not require a visa. International students are required to have a valid visa.
Registration at Foreign Regional Registration Office (FRRO)
All the foreign students and scholars on arrival in India have to register with the
FRRO within the prescribed period (Usually 14 days). This is a mandatory requirement
of the central government and the representatives of the University will assist the
international students with the documents required to fulfill the same.
A bonafide will be provided to the student upon submission of a copy of the
passport, Visa, and admission letter. The same can be further used by the
student to register with the FRRO online.
It is mandatory for all international students except those from
Nepal and Bhutan to get their Student Visa registered at FRRO/FRO
within 14 days of arrival in India.
International Relations Department of JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)
will guide and assist students with all the required processes needed
for FRO/FRRO Registration.
All International students except those from Nepal and Bhutan have
to fill online application for a Registration Certificate (RC) &
Residential Permit (RP) on arrival to India.
In case the initial visa is not endorsed for the complete
duration of the program or the student has to extend the stay
because he/she is not able to complete the program in the stipulated
time, the student should apply for an extension of the visa before
The student must avail of the medical insurance facility upon
their arrival at the University. The same shall cover them in
case of a medical emergency that requires hospitalization for
Scholarships and Financial Aid
For Indian Students (NRI/OCI/PIO): We would like to inform you
that we are a part of the various Government scholarships, such
as the SPDC Scholarship (Scholarship Program For Diaspora Children)-
A fee reimbursement of up to USD 4000 is provided.
For Foreign Nationals: the Study In India Scholarship by MHRD, a
100% scholarship to foreign nationals, where we give 100% Tuition
Fees, Hostel Food and Stay waiver. The JU Chancellor's Scholarship,
ICCR Scholarship, EdCil Scholarship, and so on
International students who wish to study in India should obtain a Student / Research Visa before traveling to India.
Visa can be obtained based on the Provisional Admission Letter issued to the student from the University.
The student should apply for a Visa before coming to India by contacting the Indian Embassy in his/her home country.
The Indian Embassy will be able to tell the average turnaround time for a visa application, which may vary from 3 to 8 weeks.
Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan do not require a visa to enter India. However, citizens of Nepal require a visa when entering India from China.
A separate Visa regime exists for diplomatic/official passport holders.
Candidates with PIO or OCI status do not require a student visa.
For any further information please get in touch at [email protected] and +91 9606045274
Filled - in the visa application form
Passport of a minimum validity of 6months with at least 2 blank visa pages.
Provisional admission letter issued by JAIN (Deemed-to-be University).
Recent passport size photographs.
Address proof-photocopies of any utility bills, driver's license, copy of rental/lease agreement.
Arrival in India/Bengaluru
The following points will give you a quick preview of what should be
taken care of before you look forward to departing from your home country:
Ensure that you obtain a visa from the Indian Embassy/ High
Commission in respective countries.
For students traveling from African countries, Yellow Fever
vaccination is mandatory before entering India.
If there are certain medicines that you are supposed to consume
due to any medical reason prescribed by a doctor, please carry them along. It is also suggested to carry the prescription of that medicine for any further reference. Kindly carry a medical fitness certificate and inform the University in advance regarding any chronic illness.
Make sure that you carry the originals and copies of your
certificates/degrees, letter of admission, and at least 10 No's passport size (about 2 X 2 inch) photographs.
Please carry all the fee receipt in original provide by the
University against any payments made.
Money can be carried money in the form of Traveler's Cheques,
which can be easily redeemed at the airport as well as several foreign exchange offices and banks, alternatively, US Dollars can be exchanged at various authorized foreign exchange outlets in India.
Keep all the valuables, important documents (Passport, Visa papers)
in the Cabin baggage, to avoid the possibility of their getting misplaced during transit.
Keep all the contact numbers handy in case of need.
Residential power supplied in India is two-wire 220-240 volts.
Many power outlets are universal and accept many plugs without an adapter. A combination receptacle for types C, D, and M is usually present.
It is mandatory to obtain health insurance upon your arrival
in India. You may seek help from your University for the same.
It is mandatory to follow the rules and regulations of the
University upon your arrival. Please adhere to the guidelines,
dress code, and maintain decorum.
The distance is from Bengaluru International Airport to the
University is approximately 42 km (1.5 Hours).
Campus Address: #401, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), JGI Knowledge Campus,
District Fund Road, Jayanagar 9th Block, Bengaluru - 560 069
We advise you to read the time taken for Baggage Claim at
Bengaluru International Airport. (The approximate time for baggage
arrival is anywhere from 7 – 45 minutes.
Transfers from the Airport to any of the University Campuses / Hostels can
be arranged on a chargeable basis if given prior intimation. However,
in case you arrive at the Airport without previous information, the
following transportation services can be availed of:
Metered Taxis are available from the Airport. It's better to hire Taxis
run by Meru, Easy Cabs, Uber/Ola, and state-owned operators.
Alternatively, you can opt for an air-conditioned, bus shuttle service
from Airport to various parts of the city. The bus service is known as
"Vayu Vajra" and is run by state owned BMTC. The first bus originates from
the Airport at 06:15 HRS IST and thereafter every 30 minutes till 23:05 HRS
IST. Some hotels arrange for an airport pickup if you have booked a hotel to
stay in. You can purchase a city map available at bookshops at the airport.
Upon your arrival at the University, one of our executives will guide you
in completing the admission formalities (collection of registration and
tuition fee, briefing on the course taken, the commencement of classes
and your campus details) and also registration procedures with the
Foreign Regional Registration Office (FRRO).
Student Initiatives: There are a wide variety of unique social, academic, and cultural
activities throughout the year to aid international students and scholars settle down
and secure the necessary adjustments for living in a new country.
International Admissions: It acts as a channel for admissions and aims to provide
prospective international students and scholars and their families the requisite
information to make informed decisions in the course selection process.
Career Services: Our career services are aimed at empowering students and others to
successfully develop, evaluate, and initiate career planning and professional development
within a constantly changing work environment. Career Services is dedicated to offering
comprehensive and relevant career development programming. Services offered include
individual career counseling, workshops, outreach, and professional development workshops,
networking opportunities for students and employers to connect in a variety of venues.
Counseling, Health, and Disability Services: We provide high-quality and comprehensive
psychological, health, and disability services that support the personal and academic
potential of individuals and programs in a diverse campus community. The Counseling
services entail a full range of assessment, psychiatry, crisis and risk consultation,
substance abuse prevention, and programming services to our campus community.
Registration and Records: The Centre provides accurate and professional registration and
records services to ensure the integrity of official student records while enforcing the
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)'s academic policies.
Advancement of English and Cultural Exchange: Various programs are conducted to bring
together international and Indian students at the University for cultural exchange and
to practice English conversation skills.
Language Exposure: This program provides international students with opportunities to
practice their conversational English or other languages while learning about Indian
culture. Language Circles also allow Indian students opportunities to interact with
international students in facilitating a circle or practicing foreign languages.
Cultural Programs: The University facilitates the celebrations of various native
festivals/days. We believe in the values of cultural integration and encourage diverse
practices from students across the globe.
Scholarship Schemes for Foreign Students
Study in India Scholarship
(Meritorious student | Study in India | Granting Agency: Ministry of Education & Ministry of Commerce & Industry)
India has been ranked as the second-largest higher education system, home to 45,000 colleges, and 950 universities. The study in India program (SII) was put together to encourage the global student community to experience quality academic learning from premier NAAC and NIRF accredited institutions in India. The Study in India (SII) is a flagship project of the Government of India, launched in collaboration with the MoE, MEA, MHA, and MCI in April 2018. SII program, integrated by EdCIL (India) Limited, a mini-Ratna Category-I CPSE company based in India. Launched in April 2018 by the former Minister of External Affairs, late. Smt. Sushma Raj and former Minister of Education (formerly, Human Resource Development) Shri. Prakash Javadekar, the Study in India program receives applications from across the following regions - SAARC, Africa, South East Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East.
The program currently offers approximately 55,000 seats with more than 35,500 fee waivers and 2,000 scholarships, with each scholarship valued at INR 250,000. Institutes under the initiative offer waivers from 25% to 100% tuition fee waivers.
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) is the preferred choice of international students. Being one of the high-ranked institutions, the University has been granting full scholarship through Study in India program. So far, students from more than 43 nationalities have received scholarships by Study in India to pursue their higher education at JAIN (Deemed-to-be University).
Compex Nepal Scholarship
(Granting Agency: Embassy of India in Nepal)
Under the COMPEX scheme, the Embassy of India provides admission with scholarships to undergraduate courses in Engineering (BE) and B.Sc. (Nursing) in Indian Universities and Institutes.
MBBS/BDS seats (Self-finance) are not listed in the COMPEX scheme entrance exam as admission to these programs require a NEET score
When and How to Apply:
The scheme is announced tentatively in April/May
Availability of COMPEX Scholarship scheme is advertised in local newspapers and uploaded on Embassy of India’s website (www.indianembassy.org.np)
General Scholarship Scheme (GSS)
(Master in Engineering | Granting Agency: Embassy of India in Nepal)
Under GSS, the Embassy of India provides admission to under-graduate courses in BBA, BCA, BA, BA (Hons), B.Sc., B. Com, BA (Music/Performing Arts) under General Scholarship Scheme in Indian Universities/Institutes
When and How to Apply:
The scheme is announced tentatively in December/January every year
Under SJSS, admission is available to Nepalese candidates for MBA, MCA, MA, M.Sc. & Ph.D. in all streams except Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, and Para-medical courses in Indian Universities and Institutions
When and How to Apply:
The scheme is announced tentatively in December/January
Scholarship for Syrian Students By Ministry Of External Affairs (MEA)
(Syrian students | Granting Agency: Ministry of External Affairs)
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), the Government of India, extends financial support to 1,000 Syrian nationals aspiring to study in India
MEA sponsors fees, accommodation, food, flight tickets for the students selected under this scheme
Royal Government of Bhutan Scholarship
(Bhutanese students | Granting Agency: Royal Govt. of Bhutan)
Bhutan Government awards scholarships to meritorious aspirants to study in top universities in India for various courses
The candidates get institutional and other compulsory fees
(Afghan Women | Granting Agency: Asia Foundation)
The Asia Foundation is a non-profit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia
Through Promote Women’s Scholarship program Asia foundation provided scholarships and assistance to 147 Afghan women to pursue master’s degrees in India
Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC)
Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) for the Academic Year 2021-22 Under Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC), financial assistance for pursuing Under Graduate courses in Indian Universities/Institutions for specific Professional and Non-Professional courses (except Medical and related courses), is provided towards tuition fee, admission fee, hostel fee and other Institutional charges to children of NRIs, PIOs/OCIs.
Children of Indians residing in Nepal shall be eligible for SPDC on fulfillment of the following criteria:
Both the parents should be registered in the Indian Mission/Post in Nepal for a minimum period of four years
The applicant has completed a minimum of four years of schooling including two years of classes XI & XII in Nepal before submission of the application for the scholarship
The SPDC is open to applicants in the age group of 17 to 21 years as of July 31, 2021
The candidates must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grades in aggregate of all the subjects in the qualifying examination
The candidates must have secured admission in a designated undergraduate course in one of the designated Institutions in India
Only fresh year (First year) students will be eligible to get the scholarship
The total monthly income of the parent(s) of the candidate/applicant should not exceed an amount equivalent to US Dollars Five Thousand (US $ 5000)
Candidates availing scholarship / financial assistance/ any other assistance under any other Scheme sponsored and/or funded by the State Government / Central Government of India shall not be eligible for assistance under SPDC
One of the most prominent cities of India, Bengaluru has left its mark on the
world map. Inspired investments and a burgeoning industrial sector have transformed
the city into one of the most happening places. Information Technology, Hospitality,
Research, and Development have spurred a growth trajectory that has attracted a host
of leading Indian and international organizations. The result is a cosmopolitan city
that embraces all cultures and creates space for all to live in harmony.
However, Bengaluru scores a point over many ultra-modern cities. This Garden City
has maintained its rich heritage despite the cosmopolitan nature. Living in Bengaluru
will bring you in constant touch with the rich folk forms, literary heritage, and much
more that are integral to the fabric of this city.
With modern amenities and a vibrant city life such as malls, multiplexes, you will
never be at a loss of things to do. The well-connected routes by road, rail, and air
make travel within and outside the city not only easy but also a pleasure. With a huge
body of students from different countries, Bengaluru gives you exposure like none other.
The city of Bengaluru experiences very favorable weather throughout the year.
The city is located in the Deccan plateau of southern peninsular India and is situated
at a height of 949 meters above sea level.
The warmest month in Bengaluru is April and the coldest month is January. The climate in
Bengaluru is a dry tropical savanna climate. The summer in India is very hot in other places,
while the people of Bengaluru have to use blankets at night during the summers. For this reason,
the city is sometimes called 'the Air-conditioned city' of India.
Bengaluru has always experienced very soothing weather with warm summers and cold winters. But
neither the summers are very hot, nor the winters are very cold. Rainfall takes place quite often.
The maximum temperature level in the summertime can rise to 36°C whereas during winter can
even go below 17°C. The average annual rainfall in Bengaluru is 859 mm. The weather in
Bengaluru is neither too humid nor too dry.
Here are a few of the things to see and do in and around Bengaluru:
Visit the architectural heritage of Bengaluru at the Tipu Sultan Fort,
Vidhan Soudha, St. Mary's Church, the Bull Temple, and much more
Enjoy the natural beauties at Bannerghatta National Park, Lalbagh, and Shivasamudram fall.
Delve into the cultural heritage at Ravindra Kalakshetra and other centers for folk arts
Shop at the malls, watch movies at multiplexes and take a walk down the
famous streets of Bengaluru, and have thrilling moments at theme parks.
Visit libraries and research centers, museums, and other academic centers
Explore the World Heritage site of Hampi near Bengaluru
Take to adventure sports at Savandurga
Witness first hand, the national and international sporting events at World famous stadiums.
Orientations and Transition
There's a lot to learn when you first arrive on a new campus. Attending
orientation and transition programs is the fastest and easiest way to
adjust to JU's life, acquaint yourself with campus services, and make
friendships that will last beyond your time at JU. International
undergraduate students entering their first year at JU are expected to
attend various comprehensive first-year transition program designed to
set you up for success in all aspects of your university life.
Hostel and Housing
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Hostels aims at providing a safe and
healthy environment for students to grow. It proudly provides wonderful,
hygienic food and good facilities. Apart from its basic service, it
undertakes a host of activities, which include trekking, trips to nearby
places, festivities, hobby classes, annual day celebrations "MILAP", yoga
and meditation, and other self-enhancement programs.
At JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), the food is as diverse as the Indian
culture. From morning breakfasts to evening snacks, our culinary experience
will leave you delighted. Specially catering to the international student
community, these hostels provide a plethora variety of dishes.
Safety and Security
All rooms are provided with lockable cupboards and individual key sets.
Our wardens keep round-the-clock vigil which ensures individual focus on
students. Visitors are confined to the visitors' lounge, while the hostel
campus employs CCTV surveillance in the reception and dining areas while still
taking care of individual privacy concerns.
In this world of information technology, being “connected” is the foremost priority.
We understand this and thus all of the JCH rooms are equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi
infrastructure. However, we also make sure that the usage of the internet is for
productive purposes and thus our main servers are equipped with a firewall, ensuring
the safety of internet users.
Our well-knit network of buses ensures that all your commuting needs to the
campus are taken care of. All our vehicles are connected with a central
management system, which records load limits, transit time, vehicle wear/tear,
and also fuel consumption. Also, a student staying in the hostel can avail of
pick and drop facilities from Railway Stations and airports.
Our academic infrastructure is as diverse as our students. Through our specialized
Schools & Centers, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) can offer a large range of quality
programs enabling the development of specialist knowledge in your chosen area of study
and allowing studies to be tailored to specific interests.
JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)'s international alumni association
is a network of vibrant and highly engaged individuals. This is
an exclusive page dedicated to the illustrious alumni of the
University and a pathway to stay in touch with your classmates,
faculty, and current students. Sign up to share updates about
your life and success stories.
We welcome you to be a part of this dynamic and growing alumni
family. Register your details with us and stay connected!
"With an immense amount of support, resources, and guidance from the most
seasoned professors, what I admire most about the University is that you
get to experience a diverse campus and get a lot of opportunities that set
you on a rewarding path."
Ashis Chettri (B.Tech Software Engineering)
[ Bhutan ]
"I am studying under the SII program and my experience has indeed been an
enriching one. With a global campus that is a blend of the best and innovative minds
of people from all over the world, the University offers a variety of courses you
get to choose from along with specializations that are designed based on the current trends."
Ali Aqa Rasikh (B.Tech Computer Science Engineering)
[ Afghanistan ]
"I opted to pursue my undergraduate studies at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) because of its
sound reputation, particularly in the field of commerce. The innovative teaching methods, from
classroom lectures, seminars and workshops to industrial visits, provide the opportunities
to maximize my understanding of commerce at a pace that keeps me intrigued and wanting to
Vanessa Inangorore (B.Com)
[ Bujumbura, Burundi ]
"It is difficult to create an environment that is challenging, focused as well as lively.
Being at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offers me this unique blend and understanding of
my chosen discipline and its multiple facets."
Hakizimana Theogene (M.Com)
[ Kigali, Rwanda ]
"Among other things, I chose Jain (Deemed-to-be University) because of the excellence
infrastructure and state-of-the-art laboratories providing a host of opportunities not
only for practical exposure but inter-disciplinary teaching and learning."
Ingwiza Ingrid Becky (BCA)
[ Bujumbura, Burundi ]
"I came. I saw and I loved it. Jain (Deemed-to-be University) offered me just the right
combination I was looking for. A strong industry-oriented curriculum with research
component, qualified faculty, strong ties to the corporate world and opportunity to
study in a multi cultural setting."