NSPL Research & Training Centre welcomes students from different parts of the world making the centre a conglomerate of different cultures. With its global outlook, NSPL-RTC has much to offer you in the way of learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. At NSPL-RTC, we highly value the diversity and continue to foster opportunities to expand international and multicultural understanding.
NSPL-RTC provides a nurturing and supportive environment to make your transition to India easy and enjoyable. Please know that our faculty and staff are here to help you and you should not hesitate to seek their assistance. Our international student advisor can provide information about life at the NSPl-RTC and about making your preparations before you arrive.
International students who wish to study in NSPL-RTC, should obtain a Toursit Visa before travelling to India. Once the student has been issued a confirmed admission letter to study at the NSPL-RTC, he/she should immediately apply for Tourist Visa.
Tourist visas are generally issued for six months, depending on what nationality you are. Some countries issue visas for shorter durations such as three months, and longer durations such as one year. Most visas are multiple entry visas.
The Student Visa fees depends on the nationality of the passport holder and type/duration of visa applied. This fees are payable in the local currency as well. Please check with the Indian embassy in your country for exact visa fees
How to Apply
To obtain this you will need to contact your local Indian High Commission, fill in the application form, which is usually available to download online, and take it to them or send it in along with the required fee. This can take up to 10 business days (i.e. two weeks) and your visa is activated from the day you get it rather than upon entry into the country. When stating your purpose on your visa form it is best to say Tourism rather than Training.
Along with your application and fee, for an Indian Tourist Visa you’ll need to submit your passport that’s valid for a least six months and has at least two blank pages, a recent passport sized photo, and details of your itinerary. In some countries, copies of flight tickets and proof of residential address may also be required.
On your visa application you will be asked to give 1 reference in India of where you are staying, NSPL-RTC will provide you that reference with confirmed admission letter.
After Arrival Procedure
After reaching the centre students have to get the visa verified by the centre and have to deposit a copy of the valid visa. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that throughout his/her study period student is on valid visa.
In case the initial visa is not endorsed for the complete duration of the programme or student has to extend the stay because he/she is not able to complete the programme in the stipulated time then the student should apply for the extension of the visa before visa expires.
It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that visa should be applied 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.
Good luck and we hope to welcome you to the NSPL -RTC in the near future!