Know about the VISA formailities.

Quick Guide for VISA Application

Any international student or international faculty who plans to visit IIT (ISM) Dhanbad for research would need an Indian visa. The office of International Relations will help you throughout the process.

  • You need to apply for taking admission to any program at IIT(ISM) by filling a form and enclosing necessary documents
  • An offer letter will be issued after the approval of the authority subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.
  • IR Cell will help you throughout your admission process upon your arrival on campus. The cell will assist you in completing your registration process with the local Foreigners Registration Office.
  • The cell will take care of your quick settlement in the campus and will guide you in your academic/non-academic requirements throughout your stay.
  • When you are ready to leave after completing your assignment, the IR Cell will help you complete your exit formalities with the government.

How to Apply

Every foreign national desiring to visit India must have a valid international travel document such as a national passport with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad. For getting Indian Visa, you need to apply through online application. To know the detailed process, visit the following links: -

Registration of Foreigners

All foreigners (including foreigners of Indian origin) visiting India on long term Student Visa, Research Visa and Employment Visa for more than 180 days are mandatory to get themselves registered with the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO)/ Foreigners Registration Officer (FRO) concerned having jurisdiction over the place where the foreigner intends to stay, within 14 days of arrival. Pakistani citizens are required to register within 24 hours of their arrival, while Afghan nationals are required to register with the FRRO/FRO concerned within 14 days of arrival. The registration process is free, however, if delayed, a penalty of $30 or it's equivalent in Indian currency will be imposed for late registration. Upon your arrival to IIT (ISM) campus, the office of IRAA will assist you to complete the registration process with the local authorities.For more details on the registration process, visit the following links: -

Visa Extension

The foreigner seeking extension makes sure that he/she applies along with the required supporting documents for an extension well before the date of the expiry of the visa. For the conditions and supporting documents needed for the extension of visa under a different category, please follow the links below: -

Overstay/ VISA Violation

In the event of overstay or violation of visa, a foreigner will be subjected to a penalty as per Bureau of Immigration, GoI. For more details, following the link given below: -

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