UG and PG Courses: (B.Tech /IDP/ M. Tech / M.C.A. / M.B.A. / M.Pharmacy./ M.Sc)
Admission of foreign students into JNTUH exclusively shall be handled by DUFR of the University. As such
all correspondence should be addressed to the Director, Directorate of University Foreign Relations, JNT
University, Hyderabad-500 085, INDIA. International students are advised not to apply to the colleges / Units
International students can start applying for Provisional Admission into UG or PG programs of the
University from any time 5th March till August 31st of the year. Applications will be considered on a first-come-first-
After scrutiny of the applications for eligibility, the University will issue a'Provisional Admission Letter'
for the purpose of obtaining VISA from Indian Consulate/Embassy, a'Student Visa' or'Research Visa' as
the case may be that must be endorsed to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad and
without which no admission can be made.
After obtaining the'StudentVisa'endorsedtoJawaharlalNehruTechnologicalUniversity,Hyderabadthe
student must send a written confirmation of the acceptance of the course to the Director, Directorate
of University Foreign Relations, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, A.P, India.
The student shall report to the Director, Directorate of University Foreign Relations (DUFR), in person and produce original certificates and on payment of necessary fee they may obtain the"Firm Letter of Admission". With the firm letter of admission, the student shall report to the concerned College or Unit to join the program.
The candidate must have the required qualifications as specified. For the International students graduating from Universities/Schools, the selection is based on the performance in the qualifying examination.
B. Tech / IDP
10+2 (K12) or an equivalent examination
Bachelor of Engineering/Technology in relevant field
Any undergraduate degree
Any undergraduate degree with Mathematics as one of the Subjects.
Undergraduate degree in the relevant field
NOTE: Admission is based on the scores obtained in any of the tests namely IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT/ JNTUH-ELT examination in
addition to the existing rules of the JNTUH
The ICCR sponsored foreign students are eligible for direct admission.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University shall confer the Degree of Master of Philosophy in the field of Sciences and "Doctor of Philosophy" (Ph.D.) in Faculties of Sciences, Management,
TechnologyandPharmacy.TheawardofPh.D.Degree is in accordance with the provisions and guidelines laid down herein
An international student seeking admission into the research programmes such as M. Phil./ Ph.D. must have a PG degree in the concerned or allied subject(s) and must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent GPA.
However, all the International students sponsored by ICCR, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, whether qualified from India or abroad, are eligible for admission directly without any entrance test.
Admissions to Ph. D. programmes are made during any time of the year. The following guidelines are followed for the admission of foreign students into Ph. D. programme:
As and when the applications are received at DUFR, they will be processed for admission and the'Provisional Admission Letters' will be issued to the students.
TheforeignstudentsshallapproachtheMinistryofHumanResourceDevelopment,Government of India for obtaining the'No Objection Certificate'.
Without the NOC from MHRD, no foreign student is eligible to apply for and get the required 'Research Visa' from the respective Embassy/Consulate of India, which is mandatory for the
university in order to admit the student into Ph.D. programme.
When the student reports at DUFR with a valid 'ResearchVisa',admissionprocess will be completed. The admission process includes verification of Original Certificates and payment of fee. After completion of admission process, a "Firm letter of admission" will be issued. The same will be intimated to the college Principal/Director.
The foreign student shall report to the Principal/Director of the institute with the letter of admission and join the Ph.D. Programme
The Principal/Director shall admit the scholar and initiate the process of identifying the research guide/supervisor.
Joining Report of the foreign scholar shall be intimated to the Directorate of University Foreign Relations (DUFR).
The date of reporting of the foreign student to the Principal/Director shall be the date of joining into the program for all purposes.
The annual tuition fee payable is accounted from the above date of joining
The foreign scholar shall finalize the topic of research in consultation with the research supervisor and communicate the synopsis of the project to be undertaken to the Principal/Director.
The Principal/Director shall finalize the topic of research and the supervisor and issue orders marking a copy to the Director, Directorate of University Foreign Relations, DUFR.
The candidates are requested to note that the duration of the course, the Pre-Ph.D. Examination, the
syllabus, seminars, thesis submission procedure and evaluation are same as specified in the "Ph.D.
Regulations" of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. However, some of the salient features are
briefly outlined below for the benefit of foreign students
For all the courses in the University, the medium of instruction is English. It is mandatory for the student to pass English Proficiency Test within one year from the date of admission into the University. Following students are exempted from English Proficiency Test:
Students from English speaking countries
Students who have passed the qualifying examination with English as medium of instruction (Certificate need to be enclosed).
Students who have passed ELICS course with minimum B+ grade.
Special English coaching, if desired, will be given to students coming from non-English medium, by the English Language Training Center, at each of the colleges where the student is admitted on payment basis
University doesn't have any provision for scholarships to International Students. However, the Government of India grants some scholarships under various schemes and students are advised to contact the nearest Indian Embassy for necessary information about them. They may also peruse the UNESCO Handbook for Study Abroad that lists some scholarships and the addresses to which applications should be mailed. They can also apply to the 'Director, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ISD Section), I.P Estate, New Delhi- 110
002, INDIA', for possible award of scholarship
The University rules do not permit any international student to take up any job part-time or full-time, while being on rolls as a regular student. Detained students, however, can take up some part-time job to sustain their
stay with the concurrent permission from the University and the Police Commissioner. For continuing in the job, the student is not supposed to Continue studies.
Indian customs and practices are diferent form other countries in many respects and international students are expected to respect them.
University academic year starts in June with the First-year classes commencing in August and ending in May.
Examinations and Holidays
Annual examinations for year-wise programmes are held in the month of March/April every academic year. The semester examinations are held twice a year, for the odd-semester in November/December and for the even-semesters in March/April. Students have first-term
holidays in October/November and summer vacations.
The candidate's requisition for application form must accompany a Demand Draft for Indian Rs.1000/- in favour of Registrar, (UFR Account) Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad and a 9"x 12"size self-addressed envelope with pre-paid postage (Rs 100/-) must be sent to the'Director, Directorate of University Foreign Relations, DUFR, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,
Hyderabad-500 085, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA', before August 31st of the year
When to Apply?
Filled-in applications with all enclosures must reach the DUFR any time beginning from
5th March till 31st August of the year for Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses
and for M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes the applications are accepted at any time in the
Enclosures to the Applications
The following Certificates/Documents are to be enclosed to the application:
Two attested copies of the marks sheet and certificate of 10+2 (K12) or an equivalent examination (certified translated version in English) (In case of admission into under graduate courses).
Two attested copies of the Bachelor Degree marks sheet and certificate of the qualifying examination (certified translated version in English) (In case of admission into post graduate courses).
Two attested copies of the Degree Certificate of the qualifying examination (certified translated version in English)
TOEFL/GMAT /IELTS Score Certificate
A copy of the syllabus/curriculum of their UG/PG Degree (certified translated version in English)
Two copies of the passport of the student
PIO / OCI Card (in case of citizen of Indian origin.
Two passport size photographs.
Note:Attestation of all the certificates shall be done by one of the following:
a) Indian Embassy at the student’s country or
b) Student’s country Mission in India or
c) Ministry of Education in student’s country.
To ensure speedy processing of applications candidates are instructed to send the asked-for information as a complete set.
a)International students may also apply online for speed in processing, response and for receiving provisional admission letter. However, they need to follow up with Physical posting the application for confirmation and final processing.
b)Where to Apply?
Filled-in'Application Form for Admission Eligibility with all enclosures and the Demand
Draft should be sent to: DIRECTORATE OF UNIVERSITY FOREIGN RELATIONS 2nd fl oor, Administrative Building JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD, KUKATPALLY, HYDERABAD-500 085 (A.P.), INDIA Phone : +91402315 2330, +91402315 2329 Fax: +914023152330 E Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org www.jntuh.ac.in, www.jntuhdufr.com.
Every foreign student intending to gain admission into research programmes such as M. Phil. and
Ph. D. must obtain a No Objection Certifi cate (NOC) (No need of NOC for UG and PG courses)
from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. One can
apply for an NOC from MHRD, Government of India while applying to the University by sending
a copy of the filled-in Application Form for Admission Eligibility with the required enclosures.
Otherwise they can wait till they get their Provisional Admission Letter and then only apply to
the MHRD, Government of India with a copy of the Provisional Admission Letter With out the NOC
from MHRD, they cannot procure Research Visa and consequently, the University cannot finalize
their admission. Application for NOC may be sent to: The Deputy Secretary, Government of India,
Ministry of Human Resource Development, (Department of Secondary Education and Higher
Education), Loknayak Bhavan, Amritha Shergil Road, NEW DELHI. This condition does not, however, apply to the international students sponsored by ICCR, Ministry
of External Aff airs, Government of India, since all these students will be issued Research Visa at the
time of their departure to India;
As soon as the processing of the applications is completed, candidates will be notifi ed of their
admission status and if they are found eligible then a Provisional Admission Letter will be
issued from the University for the purpose of obtaining Student Visa, that must be endorsed to
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD only. However, in case of foreign students
residing in India and taking EAMCET, PG Entrance Test or any other entrance tests conducted for
the purpose, their admission is subject to their qualifying in the test and they will be informed of
their admission after the Entrance results are announced.