The University maintains a full-fledged Foreign Students’ Office headed by the Coordinator, Foreign Students’ Office. The office acts as the nodal agency and assists the International Students' Community, in acquiring information about the registration, various programs, fee structure, eligibility, Visa requirements, accommodation, health insurance and their overall welfare through a unique 'single window system'. A dedicated portal for international students already exists for this purpose. The Foreign Students’ Office is established for designing strategies and programs for attracting foreign students. Apart from offering a multi-cultural and inter-disciplinary learning environment, one of the main reasons for studying in Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (HNBGU), Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India (HNBGU) is the affordable cost of living and a conducive learning environment. International Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities in addition to academics. The Foreign Students Office works closely with the university administration, faculties and various teaching departments to coordinate its activities.
The Foreign Students’ Office welcomes all foreign nationals who wish to study at the HNBGU in different courses. The office is expected to work on the following activities:
The Foreign Students Office of the University assists the International Students’ Community, in acquiring information about the various courses, colleges, tuition fee structure, eligibility, accommodation, health insurance and the accommodation offered by the University. It is also operative in arranging for the students’ admissions and their overall welfare. The Foreign Student Office administers the special over and above quota of International Students. The Foreign Students Office acts as the nodal agency that coordinates all the activities related to the admission of International Students, information about facilities through a unique single-window system. Apart from handling the admissions and eligibility procedures, the Foreign Students Office coordinates with the Indian Council for Cultural Research (ICCR), Ministry of External
Affairs and Ministry of Education (MEA & MoE) and with different Embassies and Consulates for various purposes including getting scholarships as well as in administering MoU’s with International Partners of higher education. The International Student Office acts as a liaison between the students and the various Departmental Heads, as well as the Heads of Embassies, Consulates, their educational counsellors and their educational wings, throughout the world or with any other agencies of the Government of India or the Government of other countries.
The University defines the philosophy underpinning its teaching programs through the graduate attributes. These describe the qualities, knowledge and capabilities through which the students are encouraged to sharpening their skill at the University in addition to specific knowledge of a particular course. Students will be able to do the followings after the course competition: