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Teerthanker Mahaveer University
Policy and Procedure for Admission of Foreign Students

University admits students only from Maldives,Nepal & Bhutan Countries. Students from Nepal and Bhutan can pay fee in Indian Rupees.Students from other countries will deposit fee in equivalent US $ (Please prefer to transfer for Online to Bank with Account details at Step 7).

Step 1: Acquisition of Application Form

Candidates can apply to any of the programs offered by Teerthanker Mahaveer University in any one of the three modes:

  • Apply online by visiting the link meant for international students and pay an application fee as applicable for students of Maldives, Nepal and Bhutan through Demand Draft. (OR)
  • Download and take out the print out of the International admission application form. Carefully fill and send the completed application form by post/courier along with the requisite application fee as applicable through Online Transfer.

Step 2: Filling of application form

Fill up the application form carefully without missing any detail. If the marks are not known or not available at the time of filling the application, please indicate “Result awaited” in the marks/grade column. In such case results of the previous year, if available, may be indicated and copy should be enclosed. The candidate is expected to send the marks to the University as soon as it is available to ascertain the eligibility. It is to be noted that the application will be considered only if the marks are made available to the University within the stipulated date. If the marks sheet of the qualifying examination is not submitted within the stipulated date, University cannot be held responsible for the lost opportunities or career.

Note: There is no entrance test for foreign students. Their suitability to the course would be based on the qualifying exam marks and an aptitude assessment.Admissions to programs where NEET is applicable is mandatory to all.

Step 3: Documents to be attached

Attach the following documents:

  • Certified (English translated) copy of the marks/ grade sheet of the qualifying examination (if available)
  • Certified copy of the grade equivalence to marks by the respective boards.
  • Proof of NRI status of the student/ parents/ sponsor (if applicable)
  • Copy of the passport (Personal detail pages)
  • Latest passport size colour photograph in addition to one affixed on the application
  • Migration Certificate (if available at the time of application)

Step 4: Submission of application form.

Submit the filled-in application along with necessary documents, on or before 16th August of the year of admission to:

Admissions – International Students Teerthanker Mahaveer University,
Delhi Road, N.H. – 24, Moradabad, INDIA.
Tel: +91-591-2360500, +91-591-2360077
Mobile: +91-9837933666 l Fax: +91-591-2360222

Step 5: Acknowledgement of the form.

Acknowledgement: On receipt of the completed application form, the University would allot and email the admission reference number, with a request for additional or missing information, if any. Please quote the application reference number in all your further correspondences related to admissions.


  • 16th August of the year of admission: Last date for receipt of Application
  • 30th August of the year of admission: Last date for receipt of all necessary documents including Mark/ Grade Sheets and payment of Full tuition fee

Step 6: Provisional admission

Students who have not submitted the results of the qualifying examination with the application form would submit the same as soon as it is available but in any case before the stipulated dates.

Candidates who studied in schools other than CBSE schools and applying for any of the UG programs in the University must produce equivalence certificate as well as eligibility certificate obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), AIU House, 16 Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg (Kotla Marg) New Delhi 110002, (website- before the confirmed admission letter is issued. Candidates seeking admission to any PG or doctoral program of the University must obtain the equivalence certificate of their eligibility qualification from AIU. The expenditure at AIU shall be borne by the candidate. Only on satisfying all the eligibility requirements, the provisional admission letter will be emailed with details of tuition fee and other fees payable. Candidates shall use the provisional admission letter for obtaining the Bank loan and other related matter viz. ticketing, insurance etc.

Step 7: Payment of fee.

Students who have not submitted the results of the qualifying examination with the application form would submit the same as soon as it is available but in any case before the stipulated dates.

The tuition, hostel/ accommodation and other fees are to be paid in equivalent US Dollars by electronic transfer within 10 days from the date of receipt of the provisional admission mail. The University is not responsible for non-delivery of the e-mail for any reasons what-so-ever. The bank details for wire transfer are:

Account Name: Teerthanker Mahaveer University
Bank & Branch: Punjab National Bank, International Banking Branch, Budh Bazar, Moradabad
Account No: 3942002100004339
IFSC Code: PUNB0394200
MICR Code: 244024007

Step 8: Intimation of fee payment

Immediately after affecting the wire transfer, fill up the “Intimation of Electronic Fund Transfer Details” form, scan and send it to: & in by email. This is mandatory and very important to ensure proper and timely credit. The hard copy of the form must also be sent by courier to The Admissions – International Students, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad-244001, India, immediately thereafter.

Step 9: Admission confirmation

The letter of confirmation of admission will be sent by email, after verification of all documents from originals, remittance of full tuition fee for the first year, within the stipulated date. The candidates are advised to look at the website for the actual date of commencement of first year classes.

Step 10: Registration

Students are advised to reach Teerthanker Mahaveer University at least 2-3 days prior to the commencement of classes and report to the Office of the International Affairs to complete the admission formalities.

The following documents in original are to be submitted at the time of registration:

  • Degree or Pass certificate of the qualifying examination
  • Grade/mark sheet of the qualifying examination
  • Translated versions of all documents, if they are not in English
  • Passport with a valid student visa
  • Equivalence/eligibility certificate from Association of Indian Universities(If applicable)
  • Migration Certificate (If applicable)
  • Duly filled and signed declaration forms – Parent (Form A1), Student (Form A2)
  • Recent Passport-size photographs – 5 Nos.
  • At the time of admission you may be required to pay, wherever applicable, additional fees towards, first year books,dress, clinical or laboratory materials, transport etc. These additional fees should be remitted only by bank draft in Indian Rupees. Only after the admission formalities are completed, will the student be permitted to move into the allotted hostels.

Step 11: Medical checkup

Within 10 days of joining Teerthanker Mahaveer University, students will have to undergo a medical examination as per government rules which stipulate that all international students entering India on student visa have to be tested for HIV/others. Students will not be given admission if found positive.

Step 12: Security registration

It is part of the normal mandatory process that within the stipulated time frame of arrival in India, the student has to register his/ her name with the police in the Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO) within 14 days of arrival. A student with a PIO card also must register at the FRRO. Only Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card holders need not register. Teerthanker Mahaveer University would only provide necessary assistance in this regard. The applicable immigration processing fees and other related expenses have to be additionally borne by the student.


  • Program Change: No change of program is permissible after confirmed admission.
  • Examination and Award of Degree: The process of examination, grading, and award of the degree is no different from that of Indian students. However, the examination fee is not included in the tuition fee for foreign students and they would only fill the examination form when notified.
  • Who can apply under the International student category: Foreign nationals, PIO card holders, OCI (Dual citizens), NRI students, and NRI sponsored students can apply under the category of International students.
  • Courses Offered: To know about the various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs, their eligibility criteria and tuition fees Click Here


  • 16th August of the year of admission: Last date for receipt of Application
  • 30th August of the year of admission: Last date for receipt of all necessary documents including Mark/ Grade Sheets and payment of Full tuition fee

Refund policy: Processing of the refund requests will be taken up only after the regular admission process for the academic year is completed. In case the student decides to withdraw from the program admitted and requests for refund of the fees paid, the refund will be processed as per the following:

First year students:

  • Requests received fifteen days prior to the commencement of first year classes: 25% of the fee will be deducted in each of the tuition fee and hostel fee and balance refund made.
  • Requests received after the deadline in a above: No refund

Health Regulation: Guidelines for the same as per information available with the University are enclosed as Annexure A. This is only indicative and the candidate should get all relevant information from the embassy and ensure strict compliance. The University would in no way be responsible for any violation of act which would be dealt by concerned authority as per prevailing law.

Hostel: The University will provide accommodation in “Hostel” strictly on “first come first serve” basis, to the students seeking admission under the international students/ NRIs category
with fee as applicable to Indian students.

Dress Code: The University has different dress code for different courses. The dress code shall be intimated to the student along with the provisional admission letter and are available on the website also. The suggestive dress for boys and girls while in the campus and outside is enclosed as Annexure B


In-campus Discipline

At Teerthanker Mahaveer University, international students are expected to abide by all the rules of the University and the code of conduct as applicable to Indian Students doing the same course. Any act within the campus that may violate or spoil the academic atmosphere in the University will not be appreciated and the student found guilty of such offence will be dismissed and sent back to their country without any cost to Teerthanker Mahaveer University. The University conduct regulations include such areas as:

  • Plagiarism, cheating, dishonesty
  • Abuse of electronic resources
  • Acts or threats involving the safety of others
  • Damaging property
  • Sexual or other harassment
  • Abuse of alcohol or illicit drugs
  • Ragging

Outside-campus Discipline

Any complaint of misbehavior, violence, anti-social, anti-national, unethical and immoral activities involving International students will be dealt with in accordance with state and central laws that are in force. Teerthanker Mahaveer University will not take any responsibility for any criminal or non-criminal acts done outside the campus, when the students are in the rolls of the University.

Meet and Greet Package

Office for International Affairs – Teerthanker Mahaveer University organizes airport pickup for those students who request such facility. Students who wish to avail this facility will have to pay the “Meet and Greet package” fee at the time of paying the tuition fee. This fee is non-refundable, non-transferable under any circumstances. Also the students have to intimate their itinerary at least a week in advance to the OIA; otherwise the OIA will not be responsible for any lapse in the airport pickup. The arriving students will be picked up by their University staff/ senior students studying at Teerthanker Mahaveer University and will assist them till they get into the hostel room. The charges for the same shall be Rs. 8,000.00 (Eight thousand only) per foreign student.

Health Insurance

Teerthanker Mahaveer University has got its own Medical College and multi-speciality hospital inside the campus. It is just 500 meters from the Hostel. 24 x 7 emergency service is available at Teerthanker Mahaveer University Hospital with Ambulance facility. Students can avail the medical facilities in the hospital at concessional charges. Besides the hospital, Office of International Affairs (OIA) has made arrangements with few private and public insurance companies for obtaining health insurance policy. These policies are for cashless hospitalization for a nominal annual premium charged to the students. The international students must apply for the health insurance policy with any one of these companies within a week of their arrival to Teerthanker Mahaveer University.

Any student who already carries equivalent medical insurance coverage may apply to OIA for a waiver instead of purchasing this insurance; such students should be prepared to pay in advance for any medical care and seek reimbursement from their insurer.

Campus life

The campus in Teerthanker Mahaveer University will be friendly, lively and safe. Students from all parts of the India study here. Though Hindi is the mother tongue in the region, the faculty and staff in the Campus are equally comfortable to interact with students in English also. Nearly 40% of the students stay on-campus in hostels and the remaining outside the campus, mostly in downtown. Indian students are very social and friendly and helping nature among student community is all the more visible. Within the campus one can see a department store, a 24-hour hospital, Gymnasium, Sit outs, eateries, restaurant, food courts, Bookstall, Banks and ATMs and security services. There is a huge auditorium for cultural activities. The University provides weekend facilities for the international students to do weekend shopping and entertainment at downtown. Indian students are there to assist them to get accustomed to the local market and culture for ease during the shopping. Personal counselling is available to all students to enhance mental health, interpersonal relationships, academic performance, and career development.


Information to LIU

Foreigners entering India are required to register with the Foreigners Registration Officer under whose jurisdiction they propose to stay. This should be done within 14 days of arrival in India, irrespective of their actual period of stay.

Registration facilities are not provided at the airport. Registration is done in the offices of FROs or the Superintendents of Police/ districts.

All foreign students are requested to be well versed about the rules applicable in India related to foreign students and their registration etc. University in no way would be responsible for any violation of the rules.

Health Regulation

For entry into India: Any person, Foreigner or Indian, (excluding infants below six months) arriving by air or sea without a vaccination certificate of yellow fever will be kept in quarantine isolation for a period up to 6 days if: He arrives in India within 6 days of departure from an infected area.

Has come on a ship which has started from or transited at any port in a yellow fever affected country within 30 days of its arrival in India provided such ship has not been disinfected in accordance with the procedure laid down by WHO.

Countries regarded as yellow fever infected

The following countries are regarded as yellow fever endemic:

Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast (Cote D’Ivoire), Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan (South of 15 ° N), Togo, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia.

America: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Panama.

A Yellow fever vaccination certificate is valid only if it conforms to the model. The validity period of international certificate of vaccination or re-vaccination against yellow fever is 10 years, beginning 10 days after vaccination.

Foreign nationals residing or who have passed through the Yellow fever endemic countries during the preceding six days, are granted visas only after the production of vaccination certificate of Yellow Fever. After checking the vaccination certificate an entry read as “Valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate Checked” is made in the passport of the foreigner.


Dress Code: The University has different dress code for different Programme. The dress code shall be intimated to the student along with the provisional admission letter and are available on the website also.

Other than the college the students should be in formals which normally should be as follows:

  • Boys: Trousers and Collared shirts or T-shirts Shoes and Socks
  • Girls: Formal Wear: Trousers/ jeans and collared Shirts or T-Shirts Indian dresses (Churidar, Salwar Kameez, Sari) Formal Foot Wear. Hair beyond shoulder length to be tied up.
Prohibited for Boys Prohibited for Girls
T-Shirts with round collars, Tight fitting dirty jeans, Chappals, Pony tails, Ear Rings, Torn trousers/jeans touching the floor, Trousers with too many (multiple) pockets. Tight fitting dirty jeans, Sleeveless tops / Shirts / T-Shirts / Revealing deep tops, Skirts, shorts, folded pants, Torn trousers/jeans touching the floor

Prohibited for both Boys and Girls: Short shirts / tops and low waist trousers exposing body parts. Clothing depicting illegal drugs, alcohol, profane language, racial / sexual vulgar suggestions.

In case of violation of the dress code the student concerned will be asked to leave the program. Visiting students are also expected to observe the dress code.

Inside the campus: To maintain the good image of the University, you are reminded that you must be properly attired in a manner befitting the status of University students when you are in the campus.

Outside the campus: It is ideal to wear casuals when outside the campus. For both ladies and gents, western style clothing is acceptable. In January, February, March the climate will be pleasant. One set of formals would be very useful during the party time, University functions and industrial visits. Generally rainy season is from July to October, during these rainy days use umbrella. Winter season is from December to February.

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