FAQs
What is the duration of a Student Visa?
Student Visas are issued for the duration of the academic course of study or for a period of five years whichever is less, on the basis of letters of admission from BITS, Pilani.
Where should I apply for a student visa?
You should approach the Indian Embassy/Consulate in your home country to apply for a student visa.
Can a foreign student change his/her Institute/University after coming to India on student Visa?
The name of the Institute/University is to be mentioned while applying for the visa, which is then mentioned on the visa. A request for the change of university or institution subsequently made cannot be considered. In this case a foreign student would need to go back to his/her home country and apply for a new visa.
Can BITS Pilani assist in getting student visa?
Student would be responsible to get the student visa. BITS Pilani would issue a letter of admission (after all requirements are met), this letter is to be used for getting the student visa.
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(New) "Editing window is now closed. Those who have submitted SAT Subjects score in the application form but the same has not been shared to us by the College board must ensure that college board sends their official score to BITS Pilani by 29th May 2020. Please watch this space for further updates and other deadlines which are under revision and will be announced soon." (Posted on 22-May-2020).

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(New) 1. "Editing window is now closed. Those who have submitted SAT Subjects score in the application form but the same has not been shared to us by the College board must ensure that college board sends their official score to BITS Pilani by 29th May 2020. Please watch this space for further updates and other deadlines which are under revision and will be announced soon." (Posted on 22-May-2020). 2. Please Click here to see the Cutoffs (SAT Subject Scores) for the past two years (2018, 2019).