Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (A Central UIniversity), hereinafter referred to as HNBGU, is nestled in the lap of Himalayan ranges in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The detail information is available on its website https://www.hnbgu.ac.in
The University is located in the pristine Himalayan ranges offering salubrious climate
ideal for pursuing higher studies. The University holds NAAC ‘A’ accreditation and has
several upcoming and traditional courses/programmes to offer to the foreign students.
Apart from offering a multi-cultural and inter-disciplinary learning environment, one of
the key motivations for studying at HNBGU is the low cost of living and a favourable
A candidate is considered as a “Foreign National” who
The detailed information regarding the admission of foreign nationals at HNBGU is accessible on homepage of the Foreign Students’ Office (FSO) at the website of HNBGU which can be accessed at https://www.hnbgu.ac.in. Interested applicants shall apply through the online application form available at https://www.fsohnbgu.in. There is no off-line application form. Please refer to the Guidelines available on the website for details. The applicant has to complete the online admission form and submit the hardcopy of the same after due attestation.
The list of programmes at UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D. and Diploma level is provided on the homepage of FSO. Please check on website https://www.fsohnbgu.in for the list of programmes offered.
Yes, it is required for all foreign nationals. In the case of candidates applying on Indian
Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarships, the English proficiency score
awarded and reported by the Council shall be considered as equivalent to IELTS score.
The essential requirement of passing the English proficiency test is exempted for the foreign applicants from SAARC Countries. Further, the candidates (from any foreign country) having completed their qualifying degree/higher degree from India or a foreign centre of Indian University/Board shall be exempted from the requirement of English Proficiency.
The English proficiency documents needs to be submitted along with the Admission Form and other supporting documents.
Applicants who have studied from Indian University at the undergraduate level having English as medium of instruction, are exempted from IELTS/ TOEFL.
Following are the certificates and documents required to be submitted by the candidates along with application form for admission to various programmes of study:
The course on which eligibility is relied upon must be included in the list of the
Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Submission of Equivalence Certificate from
AIU is mandatory for foreign nationals. The AIU address is given below:
The Secretary General
Association of Indian Universities
AIU House, 16, Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg
Phone No. (91) – 11-23230059; (91) – 11-23232429 Fax No. (91) – 11-23232131
Website: https://www.aiu.ac.in; https://evaluation.aiu.ac.in
Application complete in all respects should be submitted online along with the scanned copy of required documents. The detailed information regarding the admission of foreign nationals at HNBGU is available on the website https://www.fsohnbgu.in
It is mandatory for all foreign nationals to possess medical insurance policy with evacuation clause for the period of their study and stay in the HNBGU. Tibetan candidates and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI card holders)/PIO cardholders will have to furnish only medical insurance. A simple insurance without an evacuation clause will be enough for these applicants.
An evacuation clause enables a student to claim reimbursement for his/her evacuation from the country, where he/she is studying, in case he/she has to be sent back to his/her country due to medical reasons.
The details of fee payable by foreign students at HNBGU is available on the website https://www.fsohnbgu.in. The fee is to be paid in Equivalent Indian Rupees (INR) through online mode of money transfer. No cash is taken in admission process. Students sponsored by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) or another authorised sponsoring agency will pay the same fees as those awarded to them by the ICCR or the agency. Students from SAARC countries and Tibetan nationals pay the course fees same as Indian students. This fee does not include accommodation costs.
Providing hostel facilities to students both boys and girls has been a priority of the University. The University is making all efforts to construct new hostels to meet the growing demand of students from outside for the facility and thus a tremendous progress has been made in this direction. Apart from that, rented accommodations, paying guest with catering and self-catering services are available.
The details of Semesters and vacations are provided in the academic calendar approved by the university for each academic year. For reference, Academic Calendar for Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate courses is available at the university website https://www.hnbgu.ac.in
Upon arrival in India every foreign candidate must be registered with the Police, FRRO within 07 days from the date of first entry into India. The FRRO can impose heavy fines if this registration is delayed or not done.
The following medical fitness tests also need to be performed on all the international candidates applying for admission at the university
Passport is a mandatory document required at the time of online application. However, if the process of obtaining passport is underway, you may apply now. In this case you need to upload the receipt of your application for obtaining passport while applying online. In this case, your admission will be subject to the production of original passport at the time of admission.
You will be required to submit the migration certificate from the present university in India at the time of admission in HNBGU.
No, you may only register for one program/course of interest using a single online registration form. You can, however, apply to any merit-based and entrance-based courses through different online applications.