Indian Missions/Posts grant a student visa for a period of five years or for the duration of the course of study, whichever is less. These visas are granted to students coming to India to pursue regular and full-time academic studies, for Industrial training, summer project, internships etc. Provisional student visas valid for six months are provided to students exploring admission or taking admission tests. Spouse and dependent family members accompanying a student must apply for an Entry Visa (Not Tourist Visa).


Student visas are issued for up to five years, depending on the duration of the course. They can also be extended in India.


Visa fees for student visas are different for all the countries. It ranges from $13 to $118.


The visitors are required to fill an online visa Application and visit their nearest embassy with a printout of the online filled application and required travel documents.