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REVA University has established the International Students Cell at University campus for assisting international students to tackle various issues such as immigration, orientation, extension of visas, accommodations and other concerns. The International Students’ Cell guides international students in order to adapt to the new environment.

International students’ cell at REVA believes in the fruitful co-existence, mutually beneficial teaching-learning approach and appreciation of the cultural diversities that enable our international students to enjoy the University life at its fullest.


  • Foreign Students
  • SAARC Nationals
  • Non-Resident Indians
  • Overseas Citizens of India

Admission Process

  • Step 1 – Register online to obtain your Username and password to access the Application Form.
  • Step 2 – Fill the Application Form, upload the required academic certificates/documents, and submit it by paying the Application fee.
  • Step 3 – Fulfil the Eligibility Criteria (AIU Equivalency Certificate to be obtained if required) and get Admission Offer letter with fee structure and Bank Account Details.
  • Step 4 – Once Seat Blocking/Registration is done, Provisional Admission & Letter for Student VISA are issued.
  • Step 5 – Report to Classes after submitting Original Certificates/Documents and Payment of remaining tuition fee for the first year.
  • Step 6 – Register with Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) to obtain Residential Permit (Within 14 days of arrival) in India.

Students who have qualified from foreign universities or Boards of Higher Education recognised as equivalent by the ‘Association of Indian Universities’ (AIU) are eligible for the admission. If required, a reference will be made to AIU to check the equivalency. In case the University /Board is not included in the list, the candidate has to obtain and submit an equivalency certificate from AIU by paying the requisite fee.

International students who would like to study Bachelor’s and Master’s Programmes in REVA University need to obtain Equivalency/Equivalence Certificate from AIU, New Delhi for their previous educational qualification (Grade 12th or Bachelor Degree).

To obtain the equivalency certificate, the following document copies along with the prescribed fee should be sent to the address given below. Applicants can directly apply or through the International Students Office for the equivalency certificate from AIU.

Documents required getting AIU certificate

*For Grade 12th

  1. Copy of Certificate of Grade 10th
  2. Copy of Certificate of Grade 12th
  3. Passport Copy

* For Bachelor’s Degree

  1. Copy of Certificate of Grade 10th
  2. Copy of Certificate of Grade 12th
  3. Copy of Bachelor Degree Transcript
  4. Copy of Bachelor Degree Certificate
  5. Passport Copy

AIU Address and Website: 

Association of Indian Universities, AIU House, 16 Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg (Kotla Marg) New Delhi - 110 002 Ph: (011) 23230059, 23231097, 23232429, 23232435

Reference website: https://aiu.ac.in/evaluation.php

Services Offered to International Students:

  • Admission Process
  • Registration with FRRO, Bangalore
  • STUDENT VISA Extension
  • Assistance in Renewal of Passport
  • Assisting and guiding newly admitted students in settling down, securing accommodation
  • Conducting orientation programme for newly arrived foreign students.
  • Organising monthly meetings for all foreign students to enable them to meet one another, exchange ideas and plan special activities.
  • Motivating foreign students to participate in curricular and extra-curricular activities such as games and sports, cultural presentations and social service activities.
  • Periodically addressing the academic and personal problems faced by foreign students and providing solutions.
  •  Organising the International Students Day
  •  Providing guidance for passing out foreign students in planning their future careers/further studies and involve them in the activities of the Alumni Association.

Facilities for International Students at REVA University

  • Digital Classrooms
  • Tab based assessments
  • ERP support system
  • Wi-Fi  enabled campus
  • Safety and security
  • RFID and digital library
  • Library that is on extended time basis
  • Business labs
  • Corporate Excellence Programmes
  • Sports, Health and Fitness
  • Separate hostels for boys and girls respectively
  • Transport Facility
  • Health Care Centre
  • REVA Food Court
  • Campus Brand Store
  • Open air theatre
  • Student Counselling
  • Career Development and Placement Centre
  • Student Clubs

Instructions to international students

Registration – International students are instructed to register with Foreigners’ Regional Registration Office (FRRO), 5th Floor, BMTC Bus Stand Building, A Block, TTMC, K H Road, Shanthinagar, Near ESI Hospital, Bangalore–560027.

You should register your name at the Foreigners’ Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) within 14 days of your arrival in India.

Check List of supporting documents required for registration with FRRO:

  1. Passport size Photographs – Two copies.
  2. Request letter addressed to the FRRO, Bangalore(in case of delay and overstay only)
  3. Copy of Passport – Photo page, Visa page, Visa Card page and Arrival date page of Passport
  4. Address proof- Residential certificate by Hostel / Lease agreement copy along with the copy of electricity bill / Telephone bill / Ration card and ID proof of the Owner (if not staying in Hostel)
  5. Original Bonafide Certificate from the Institution
  6. College Fee Receipt.

FRRO Registration is not applicable for the students from Bhutan & Nepal.

If you look at the bottom of your VISA pages you will notice prints that read:

“Registration required within 14 days of arrival in India for a VISA valid for more than 180 days”.

Visit the URL https://indianfrro.gov.in/eservices/eRegistration.jsp to fill the online application to register with FRRO to obtain Residential Permit.

Submit the application and the supporting documents to FRRO.

On submission of the above-said checklist particulars, FRRO will provide you with Residential Permit, which will be valid for only one year generally.

International Students, for more information, click the following link:


It should be noted that you should be aware of the validity of your STUDENT VISA issued by the Indian Embassy.

In case of expiry of residential permit and STUDENT VISA, the international student has to follow the same procedure to obtain an extension for the same until the completion of the course from FRRO, Bangalore.

Application for Extension of Visa / Residential Permit is available in the following URL: https://indianfrro.gov.in/eservices/userlogin.jsp?disclaimer=1

Check List of supporting documents required for the Extension of Visa / Residential Permit:

  1. Passport size Photographs – Two Copies.
  2. Request letter addressed to the FRRO, Bangalore stating the purpose
  3. Copy of Passport – Photo page, Visa page, Visa Card page and Arrival date page of Passport
  4. Address proof- Residential certificate by Hostel authority / Lease agreement copy along with a copy of electricity bill /Telephone bill / Ration card and ID proof of the Owner (if not staying in Hostel)
  5. Bank letter or Pass Book
  6. Original Bonafide Certificate from the Educational Institution
  7. College Fee Receipt
  8. Police report from  the local police station