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During the last 52 years, Bharati Vidyapeeth has made astonishing strides in the field of education, particularly, higher and professional education. Today Bharati Vidyapeeth conducts more than 156 educational units of various kinds, right from pre-primary schools to postgraduate institutions and a full fledged professional university (BVDU).
International Students
Admissions 2017-18
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Admission Procedure

Admission Procedure for International (Foreigners/NRI/OCI/PIO) Students:

Starting date of admission process - 1st March, 2018
Last date of admission process - 30th July , 2018
Ph.D. admissions are open throughout the year.

The admission procedure for the International students seeking admission to following programmes
  • Undergraduate Degree Programme, (UG)
  • Post Graduate Degree Programme, (PG)
  • Doctoral Degree Programme (Ph.D.) and
  • Diploma Programme (UG/PG)
In Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University admission procedure includes 3 steps-

1. Completion of the prescribed Admission Form
2. Submission of necessary documents along with the filled form 
3. Payment of the Processing Fees, Eligibility Fees, Medical Checkup fees and Tuition Fees for the academic year.

Fees:

 a. Processing fees:
  • a.i. UG courses – US $ 25.
  • a.ii. PG courses – US $ 25.
  • a.iii. Ph.D.- US $ 45.
b. Eligibility clearance fees:
  • b.i. UG courses - US $ 400.
  • b.ii. PG courses - US $ 500.
  • b.iii. Ph.D. courses - US $ 500.
c. Medical Checkup fees:
  • i. UG courses
  • ii. PG courses
  • iii. Ph.D.
d. Course fees: Click here for fees structure
  • For Ph.D. courses
  • i. Academic stream - US $ 3000/annum
  • ii. Professional stream - US $ 4000/annum

Admission Cycle :

Students can begin to apply from March through June of the academic year for the admission in the Academic Year that begins in June-July. For example June 2018 admission cycle will begin in March, 2018 and admissions will be open through June 2018. Students are requested to submit completed applications well within time frame so as to get the confirmation of admission in time. The courses start between June 15th through July 30th every year.

Note: The international students; whose academic year completes by August-end or mid-September, can join English Language Program before taking admission to main course.

Instructions for Filling up of the Application form :
  • i. It is mandatory that the applicant has an adequate knowledge of English.
  • ii. Please check the minimum entry requirements for the intended degree and submit your application only if those requirements are fulfilled.Courses and eligibility
  • iii. Complete all relevant sections of the application form and please write ‘Not Applicable’ in front of the sections which do not apply to you. Please do not leave any blank columns.
  • iv. Make sure you have all supporting documents ready for your application. Your application cannot be processed unless all sections of the application form are filled in and all supporting documents are provided to the University.
  • v. Submit the form and documents at one time.
Note: Partially filled form or incomplete documents will not be accepted

The Admission Procedure for International Students :

Step : 1
  • Download the application form, fill , sign and then scan if sending via email.(unsigned forms will not be accepted)  
Step : 2
  • The documents required to be submitted along with the application form :

Documents for Undergraduate (Bachelors) and Diploma (where available) Programs :

1. Personal Documents :
  • 1. A copy of student’s passport - Students from SAARC countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka) must submit proof of residence along with Passport.
  • 2. NRI students who have NRI/PIO/OCI card must submit the copy of the same.
  • 3. In case of African students, Iranian, Iraq, UAE, Dubai students, Parent’s Identity Proof which includes their citizenship number and the copy of the residential proof must be submitted
  • 4. Copy of the First and Visa Page of Parent’s passport OR NRI Certificate from the Indian Mission or the Proof of residence must be submitted by parents of the NRI student.
  • 5. Two passport-size photographs of the student. 
2. Academic Documents :
  • 1.i. Attested copies of all the relevant educational transcripts (i.e. Student must provide the official details about the subjects he/she has completed, syllabus and a copy of his/her mark sheets), passing certificates, diploma etc. as per the lists provided on links. Those students who have passed from ICSC board schools/ IB board, oxford schools, Edexcel board ( for List of documents - click here) i.e. other than CBSC schools where there are no scores must get transcripts in scores from schools and also equivalence done from AIU www.aiuweb.org email: evaluation @aiuweb.org
  • For specific document requirements for the students from West Asia and Africa please click here.
  • For specific document requirements for students from US, Australia, Canada and European Union click here
  • For all other countries kindly get in touch with the International Student’s Office to get required information.
3. Medical Documents :
  • i. Students should undergo a medical examination and get medical fitness certificate.
  • ii. Arrangement for medical test is made in the hospitals of Bharati Vidyapeeth University..
  • iii. As per government rules all international students entering India on student visa have to be tested for HIV and will not be given admission if found to be positive.
  • iv. All international students will be required to pay medical checkup fees, which include the medical insurance cover for the first year.
  • v. An International Student must submit a report of the test to the University and College.

Documents for Post Graduate Programs (Masters), Post graduate diploma (where available):

1. Personal Documents :
  • i. A copy of student’s passport - For student’s from SAARC countries (Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh) must submit proof of residence and Passport along with the proof of identity.
  • ii. NRI students who have NRI/PIO/OCI card must submit the copy of the same.
  • iii. In case of African students, Iranian, Iraq, UAE, Dubai students- copy of Parent’s passport front and last page or Identity Proof which includes their citizenship number and the copy of the residential proof must be submitted OR NRI Certificate from the Indian Mission or the Proof of residence must be submitted by parents of the NRI student.
  • iv. Two passport-size photographs of the student.
2. Academic Documents :
  • i. Attested copies of all the relevant educational transcripts equivalent to levels 10th, 12th, Bachelors Final year mark sheet and degree certificate (i.e. Student must provide the official details about the subjects he/she has completed, course structure, syllabus and a copy of his/her mark sheets), passing certificates, diploma etc.
  • ii. In case where the equivalence for some bachelors programme is not established, students must get the equivalence done from AIU www.aiuweb.org email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • iii. For all other countries kindly get in touch with the International Student’s Office to get required information.
3. Medical Documents :
  • i. Students should undergo a medical examination and get medical fitness certificate.
  • ii. Arrangement for medical test is made in the hospitals of Bharati Vidyapeeth University.
  • iii. As per government rules all international students entering India on student visa have to be tested for HIV and will not be given admission if found to be positive.
  • iv. All international students will be required to pay medical checkup fees, which include the medical insurance cover for the first year.
  • v. An International Student must submit a report of the test to the University and College.
Additional documents needed for the student seeking admission in Medical or Dental Degree programmes :

Those who are taking admission to Post-Graduate Programmes in Medicine (MD/MS) or Dental Post graduate Courses (MDS) must submit temporary registration of Medical Council of India (MCI) and Dental council of India (DCH) and NEET examination score respectively.

The process will be available on the following website : -

Click Here - http://www.mciindia.org/

Forms are available on

Click Here - http://www.mciindia.org/helpdesk/download/Temporary_Registration_Non-Schedule.pdf

Documents and Admission Process for Ph.D.:

1. Personal Documents :
  • i. A copy of student’s passport - For student’s from SAARC countries (Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh) must submit proof of residence and Passport along with the proof of identity.
  • ii. NRI students who have NRI/PIO/OCI card must submit the copy of the same.
2. Academic Documents :
  • i. Attested copies of all the relevant educational transcripts equivalent to levels 10th, 12th, Bachelors final year mark sheet and Degree certificate, Masters final result sheet and Degree Certificate (i.e. Student must provide the official details about the subjects he/she has completed, course structure, syllabus and a copy of his/her mark sheets), passing certificates, diploma etc. click here for list of documents
  • ii. In case where the equivalence for some bachelors programme is not established, students must get the equivalence done from AIU www.aiuweb.org email: evaluation @aiuweb.org
  • iii. For all other countries kindly get in touch with the International Student’s Office to get required information.
3. Medical Documents :
  • i. Students should undergo a medical examination and get medical fitness certificate.
  • ii. Arrangement for medical test is made in the hospitals of Bharati Vidyapeeth University.
  • iii. As per government rules all international students entering India on student visa have to be tested for HIV and will not be given admission if found to be positive.
  • iv. All international students will be required to pay medical checkup fees, which include the medical insurance cover for the first year.
  • v. An International Student must submit a report of the test to the University and College.
Ph.D. applicant has to purchase Ph.D. brochure along with form. For online purchase deposit US $ 45 in the account. Click here for account details Next he/she has to submit the application form with all mentioned documents click here to International Students Office by hand or by courier or by email (scanned copies). Along with the form the candidate should submit a brief note of about 500 words on 3 areas of her/his interest. Brief note should include the purpose of research and its importance on the selected topics.

After submission of application to International Students Office, it will be sent to Ph.D. section in the University. Thereafter Ph.D. section will communicate with the student.

Admission to Ph.D. programme will be finalized on the basis of interview by the committee appointed by the university authorities.

Step 3 :

Submission of the application :
  • Duly completed application form and set of all documents can be submitted via email with all scanned copies to Prof. Dr. Keerti ahajan, Director, BVDU International Students Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Director
International Students' Cell,
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University,
First Floor, Bharati Vidyapeeth Bhavan,
Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg,
Pune - 411 030,
India

Step 4 :

Provisional Eligibility Letter:
  • University authorities will issue the letter of Provisional Admission/ Eligibility letter subject to fulfilling all the criteria and availability of seat. This letter will enable him/ her to obtain students visa upon submission to Indian mission/consulate/embassy in his/her country.
Step 5 :

Processing Fees :

Modes of Payment :
  • 1. The student/ friend /relative may pay in US $ in the University Bank Account of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University.
  • 2 .Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Registrar, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, towards processing fee.
  • 3. Bank / SWIFT transfer: Processing fee can be deposited into the account by wire transfer. Student must send scanned copy of transaction details with the name, course and year mention on top of the page, on the email id: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For account details Click here.
Step 6 :

Final Admission:

  • University authorities through their constituent units will issue final admission letter only on production of students’ visa subject to availability of seat at that point of time and on payment of tuition fees for that Academic year.
  • Kindly note that NRI/PIO/OCI students who already have multiple entry VISA to enter India also need to procure the provisional admission letter. It is mandatory regardless of the VISA status.
International Students must keep in mind:
  • It is mandatory for the students to come and report within the time frame i.e. between June 30th to July 30th or the date as mentioned in the provisional eligibility letter, whichever is earlier. (This is not applicable to Ph.D. admissions)
  • The student will be required to confirm to all the rules and conditions mentioned in the letter issued to him/her.
Students should make sure that annual fees are paid and all formalities are completed before date mentioned in the provisional eligibility letter or June 30th.

Timings of Payment of Eligibility Fees and Tuition Fees :

  • 1. At the time of form submission with documents – US $ 25 for UG /diploma/ PG/PG Diploma and US $ 45 for Ph.D. This fee is paid one time and is non-refundable.
  • 2. At the time of Provisional Admission Letter pay an eligibility fee of US $400/- for any Bachelors program and US $ 500/- for any Masters and Ph.D. programs. This fee is paid one time and is non-refundable.
  • 3. At the time of Provision Admission Letter pay a Medical Checkup fee for all Diploma, Certificate, Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. programs. This fee is paid one time and is non-refundable.
  • Tuition Fees
    Foreign students should pay their tuition fee after acquisition of Visa The student will be required to pay all the fees including tuition fees as prescribed by the University at the time of firm admission. COURSE FEE The Processing Fee, Provisional / Eligibility fees and Medical Checkup Fee paid to the College/University are non-refundable and valid only for that year. e. g. 2017-18. If a student could not obtain visa and join the course in 2017-18, he will have to make a fresh application for 2018-19.
    Also note- Tuition fees are paid for every academic year (June-May) and are charged semester- wise. Backlog or year down students have to pay fees at the time of admission to next year.
Step 7 :

Provisional admission will be finalized by personal interview /counseling.

Joining the college –
  • 1. Submit original documents which will be returned within 2-3 months
  • 2. Submitting the Undertaking : Anti ragging undertaking
  • 3. Student seeking admission to any of the courses in any of our Constituent Colleges will have to give an undertaking that he/she will abide by all the rules and regulations of the University as a student of this University– Rules and Regulations

Other Important Information for the International Students :

If, at any stage, the student is found not eligible for admission, university has the right to cancel his/her admission.

Student Visa Requirement :

International students who wish to study in India should obtain a Student Visa before travelling to India. Once he/she has been issued a provisional eligibility letter to study at Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, he/she should immediately apply for his/her student visa. www.indianvisaonline.gov.in.
The Indian Mission will be able to tell him/her the average turnaround time for a visa application. www.indianvisaonline.gov.in.
International students should make sure that the Student Visa is endorsed to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University by the visa issuing authority.
For more information please contact the Indian mission in your home country. 

Checklist for the Firm Admission

Provisional admissions would be finalized only on production of :
  • 1. Original eligibility letter.
  • 2. Original academic transcripts, degrees, certificates, etc.
  • 3. The student's passport with a Student Visa endorsed to Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University.
  • 4. Complete payment of all relevant fees. Submit copy of the receipts of complete payments made to the University
  • 5. Medical check-up clearance which includes physicians general fitness certificate.
Each International student (NRI/Foreigner/PIO/ OCI) who transfers the fees into the university account or takes out a DD is requested to send the scan and email transaction document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and do not forget to mention the student’s name, course and year of course for which he /she is paying the fees; on funds transfer document. The student who pays in cash must scan and email the receipt to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
All International students must keep one set of all receipts of the paid fees to the University with them. These receipts are needed for the various scholarships when the international student desires to apply for the same.
After your admission is confirmed kindly connect with the student Counselors for the commencement date of the courses. 
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