FAQ and Guidelines
01.Are programs offered by GLA University recognized/approved by any authority body?
It is mandatory for all Universities/Institutions offering professional and technical programs in India to be recognized by the national level statutory bodies established for the maintenance of norms and standards. Indian degrees are recognized worldwide. GLA University is established by UGC (Govt. of India) and registered under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 and also the member of AIU (Association of Indian University)
02. What are the courses / programs offered by GLA University?
GLA University offers more than 84 Programs in Engineering, Management, Law, Bio-Technology, Basic Sciences, Pharmacy, Commerce , Arts and many more.
03. What is the duration of the courses/programs?
GLA University provides 83 + Programs in different disciplines, which includes certificate programs of 12 months duration to full time programs of 4 to 5 years duration. For more details please visit https://www.gla.ac.in
04. What is the medium of instruction in the classes?
Medium of Instruction is English.
05. Is there any capitation fee?
No there is no capitation fee. You only need to pay tuition and other fees which have been mentioned in the fee schedule. For more details please visit https://www.gla.ac.in
06. What are the other fees need to be paid apart from tuition fee?
Other than tuition fee and registration fee, you have to pay security deposit fees, hostel accommodation and mess charges which has been mentioned in the hostel fee schedule. For Hostel fee structure please visit https://www.gla.ac.in
07. Is there any provision for concession or scholarships?
The University provides merit based scholarships and continuation of scholarship is as per the terms and conditions of the University i.e. regularity in attendance, progress, good character and conduct.
08. Is there any management quota?
No we only have the following two quotas:
1.General quota: Admissions are based on the ranking obtained by the student in the entrance exam conducted by GLA University
2.Foreign/ NRI quota: Admissions are based on merit and as per the marks/grades obtained in the 10+2 or equivalent examination.
09. Can an NRI/Foreign Nationals student pay the program /tuition fee in Indian rupees?
Yes, program/ tuition fee can be paid either in US Dollars or in equivalent Indian Rupees.
10. What are the eligibility requirements for admission?
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
11. When do I apply?
Students can apply anytime from Jan 2018 to July 2018. As we have limited seats in each course, so we recommend applying as soon as possible.
12. How to apply and from where do I get the application?
You can apply through Online as well as Offline modes. For more details, please visit https://www.gla.ac.in
13. When is the last date to submit the application?
31st July, 2018 is the last date to submit the application for all programs under Foreign / NRI quota.
ARRIVAL INIMATION AND REPORTING AT THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
The student should intimate about his / her arrival to the University at least 14 days before reaching to the Campus.
Students should make sure about the following points before leaving their home country:
- GLA University is just two & half hour drive from Delhi International Airport and you need to book your ticket to Delhi International Airport after taking a Valid Student Visa from Indian Embassy / High Commission.
- Make sure that you have taken all the required vaccinations like Yellow Fever, Typhoid Vaccine, Hepatitis Vaccine, etc. to avoid medical complications while you are in India.
- Make sure you inform GLA University International Relations Division for the Airport pickup at least 14 days prior to arrival and provide the complete details of flight.
- Make sure that you bring the Admission Letter issued by the University along with all the Certificates/Degrees and Transcripts (in original) and 15 passport size photographs.
- You can carry all your money in form of Traveller’s Cheques, which can be easily redeemed at the airport as well as a number of foreign exchange offices and banks or you can use International Debit / Credit Cards.
- Temperature ranges between 30 to 45 degree Celsius during summers and 5 to 25 degree Celsius during winters. Here the winter season starts around November so the warm material (blankets, quilts, woolens, etc.) must be brought accordingly.
- Whilst everything is available in India, however try to get all that you would require during the initial few days. All the essentials can be availed from the University tuck shops as well as markets available around a range of 10 km from University Campus.
- The electric standard in India works on 240 V. So, ensure that you have an adapter for your mobile or laptop if it operates on a different voltage in your country. Also the electric sockets are 2 or 3 pin so ensure that you carry a converter in case required.
Students should make sure about the following points after arriving in India:
- After reaching Delhi International Airport, University will arrange Airport Pickup for Students who have shared their flight details with International Relations Office.
- Student will report in the International Relations Office (IRO) along with all the required documents and interact with the reporting officer.
- The documents will be checked and verified by IRO staff. Students will fill the registration form and submit the required documents after reading them carefully to get registered in the respective programs.
- It is a mandatory for all International students except those from Nepal and Bhutan to get their Student Visa registered at FRRO/FRO Mathura or New Delhi within 14 days of arrival in India. University will guide and assist Student with all the required processes.
- Student has to report International Relations Division (IRD) for Medical Checkup and also can collect their Medical Insurance Card.
- Students joining the university after the prescribed time period may be denied admission.
- It is the prime responsibility of the student to visit International Relations Department in time to complete the required documentations, so that no fine is levied against him/her.
FRO AND FSIS PROCESSING
The FRRO Process is mandatory for all the Foreign Nationals (except Nepalese and Bhutanese) studying in India. The FRRO process has to be completed with first 14 days of their arrival in India.
The Nepalese and Bhutanese national shall be required to Register FORM S under FSIS processing. This is Mandatory for all International Students from Nepal and Bhutan.
Guidelines for Visa
- Once Admission Letter / Visa Letter has been issued student should immediately apply for Student Visa at Indian Embassy / High Commission.
- Make sure that your Student Visa is endorsed to GLA University.
- Make sure that you have applied for Visa well in advance and time. It generally takes 3-8 weeks to get the Indian Visa thus it is advisable to apply for the visa accordingly and consult the Indian High Commission/Embassy, if required.
- Change of University or Institution cannot be considered. In this case you would be required to go back to your home country and apply for a new visa.
- Make sure, if you have entered India on basis of Student Visa endorsed to GLA University, then it is your responsibility to ensure that you directly join and report to the University. The Visa endorsed on the name of the University or obtained on the basis of University documents cannot be used for any other purpose like employment, admission to any other university/college/institute/academy etc. or for non-regular (distance/online) mode of education.
- After reaching the University Campus, students have to get the visa verified by the University and have to deposit a copy of the valid visa at International Relations Office. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that throughout his/her study period student is on valid visa.
Guidelines for Visa Extension and FRO/FRRO
- It is a mandatory for all International students except those from Nepal and Bhutan to get their Student Visa registered at FRRO/FRO Noida or New Delhi within 14 days of arrival in India.
- International Relations Office of GLA University will guide and assist Student with all the required processes needed for FRO/FRRO Registration.
- Test All international students coming to India for studies need to go through a medical test for HIV. The Foreigner’s Regional Registration Office (FRRO) requires this test as a pre-requisite for obtaining the residence permit form.
- All International students except those from Nepal and Bhutan have to fill online application for 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 student has to extend the stay because he/she is not able to complete the program in the stipulated time then the student should apply for the extension of the visa before visa expires.
- Visa Extension for Stay Visa, Residence Permit Extension (RP Extension), Change of Address, Change of Course & Change of Institution and OFF LINE for No Objection Certificate (NOC) for travelling outside India in Foreigner’s Registration Office (FRO) in Mathura and Foreigner’s Regional Registration Office (FRRO) in New Delhi.