Admission Information

 An international student is a foreign-born person who is not a citizen, national, or permanent resident of the Republic of India but holds valid statutory document as proof of citizenship of the issuing country. All applicants/candidates holding the passport issued by foreign countries including people of Indian origin (who have acquired the nationality of foreign country) are treated as foreign students.

 PIO (Persons of Indian Origin), OCI (Overseas Citizens of India), NRI (Non Resident Indian) students and NRI sponsored students can also apply under the Foreign/ NRI category. These candidates are not required to take the entrance examinations conducted for the resident Indian students.

 Applicants who have applied for the citizenship must provide all application materials necessary to be considered for the international admission until citizenship has been approved. Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya (University) does not extend admission to undocumented persons.

 The application of the applicant not having authentic legal documentary evidence of citizenship, or having prosecuted under the law of the land at any time in the past; will be summarily rejected by the university or his or her admission will be terminated by the university at any point in time being becoming aware of the said fact.

The DSVV reserves the right to reject the application at any point in time.

 Any International candidate willing to study at DSVV, must be eligible enough to take admission in the mentioned courses.

 For graduation and 6 months Certificate courses, a candidate must have completed an intermediate degree from recognized school/college of their country.

 For Masters and Post Graduate Diploma course, a candidate must have completed a graduate course from any recognized University.

 Opted Course Semester Fee + $150 (Application and Admission Procedure Fees) is the payable amount for each semester.

 Fees includes accommodation charges and 2 time vegetarian simple meals.

 Fees can be accepted after the arrival and confirmation of the admission of the candidate.

 Fees can be acceptable by cash and online mode of payments.

 Once the fee is deposited in the Accounts Department, it will be compulsory for the students to deposit the copy of receipt to IRO also.

Application Process

Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor and International Relations Office (IRO) of the Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya (DSVV) are the nodal points for the application process of the international students. International students will generally be admitted twice in the year; i.e. January and July for the respective semesters.

The undergraduate admissions are based on merit and grades obtained in the qualifying examination (equivalent to the 10+2 examinations of India). International students seeking admission to the Post Graduate programmes should have a degree equivalent to Indian Undergraduate Degree.

The students applying for admission as an International exchange student or as an Erasmus applicant should follow the steps as agreed in the collaboration signed by the Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya with their University.

Interested applicants can fill the Application Form Online by following the given link Apply Now

  1. Transcript of the marks/ grade sheet of the qualifying examination as issued by the authority/institution.
  2. Certified copy of the grade equivalent to marks by Boards/Schools
  3. Scanned Copy of the Passport
  4. Proof of NRI/OCI/PIO status, if applicable
  5. 2 Passport size photographs (recent)
  6. Letter of recommendation from 2 referees (referees may be previous employer, head of the institution, professor, teacher who is well acquainted with the applicant with whom he/she has spent at least two years)
  7. Application fee (150 USD) or equivalent Indian Rupees in the form of a bank draft/cashier’s check in favour of ‘Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya’ (If paid in Indian rupees then the draft should be payable at Haridwar)
  8. Statement of Purpose (not more than 500 words)
  9. A copy of the Medical Insurance
  10. English Language Proficiency Certificate
  1. If the final marks/ results of the qualifying examinations are available by the time of filling the application, then attach the results. Candidates are expected to send their final results to the University as soon as it is available to them to ascertain their eligibility. The application will be considered only if the marks/grades are made available to the University within the stipulated time. The application/enrolment shall be considered void in case the result obtained by the candidate does not meet the eligibility criteria laid down by DSVV.

When the application is received, the candidate will be sent a letter of acknowledgement with an application number. Students will also be intimated if any additional information is required to ensure their eligibility for the applied course programme. Applicants have to appear for an in-person (if in India) or online interview in front of Pro Vice Chancellor or a nominated member by him before the admission is offered to the candidate. The decision of the Pro Vice Chancellor shall be treated final.

Once the eligibility is validated, the admission pack with all the necessary information will be sent to the candidate. The admission pack shall contain one prospectus, the letter of acknowledgement with an application number, profiles of the management, UGC notification, and a copy of the letter from the Pro Vice Chancellor to the ambassador/consul. After receiving the admission pack, student shall proceed to the Indian Embassy in their native country to obtain the student VISA as per laid procedure and norms. Once the student visa is obtained by the student they shall immediately contact on the given email addresses to notify the authorities with their detailed itinerary to the University administration.

Students are advised to reach the University Campus 1-2 days prior to the commencement of the invocation ceremony/classes and report to the Office of Pro Vice Chancellor. They would then be required to submit their official or original documents as listed in the admission letter. They would then be asked to appear in a test of English proficiency and undergo a medical examination. Thereafter candidates will be issued an ‘Admission Order‘. Only after the admission formalities are completed, students will be permitted to move into the allotted hostels. The admission of a candidate shall only be confirmed after the receipt of the ‘Admission Order’. If the candidate is unable to clear the English Proficiency Test or clear the medical examination, he/she may not be accepted for the program. In this case, the local authorities would be informed and the procedure to deport the candidate maybe initiated.

It is mandatory that all foreign students holding foreign citizenship have to register with the Foreigner’s Registration Office (FRO) within the stipulated time frame of their arrival in India. A student who is a PIO/OCI Card holder is also required to register with the FRO. Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya will provide the necessary assistance in this regard.

Financial Assistance

Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya also offers following scholarship to the International applicants:

Pt. Sriram Sharma Acharya Scholarship: It is meant for those international students, who can prove that they need a financial assistance for their studies and are willing to contribute as a volunteer in return. Selection for this scholarship is based on personal interview by the university designated officials and a fee waiver of up to 20% could be given. Only those students, who have secured the admission, could be considered for this scholarship.

frequently asked questions

You can apply by filling out an online application form, which can be found here . Prior to submission of online application form, please go through the Admissions Process here .

No, you cannot. The Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya also does not accept transfer of students. If you wish to follow an undergraduate course at the Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya campus, then you are required to start the course from the beginning.

If English is not your first language, you need to submit evidence of your English Language Proficiency. The decision of possible exemption from this requirement lies with the University Authorities.

All documents should be uploaded either as PDF / JPG / JPEG / PNG format files. Each document should not be larger than 5MB.

You have to submit a SOP (Statement of purpose) wrapped in 500 words as part of your online application form. It should explain your motivation to study in DSVV and the specific reason to select the respective course.

Once a referee has been registered, it is not possible to change their details online. However, you can email us at international@dsvv.ac.in stating the reason to do so and we would revert on the same.

No, you cannot. One cannot apply for more than ONE full-time regular courses at DSVV.

There is no need for you to post the hard copies of online application form or the documents. However, you have to bring all the hardcopies when you personally come to DSVV campus.

You are requested to submit the following documents:

  1. Transcript of the marks/ grade sheet of the qualifying examination as issued by the authority/Institution.
  2. Certified copy of the grade equivalent to marks by Board/School
  3. Scanned Copy of the Passport
  4. Proof of NRI/OCI/PIO status, if applicable
  5. 2 Passport size photographs (recent)
  6. Letter of Recommendation from 2 referees (referees may be previous employer, Head of the Institution, Professor, Teacher who is well acquainted with the applicant with whom he/she has spent at least two years)
  7. Application fee (150 USD) or equivalent Indian Rupees in the form of a bank draft/cashier’s cheque in favour of ‘Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya’ (If paid in Indian Rupees then the draft should be payable at Haridwar)
  8. Statement of Purpose (not more than 500 words)
  9. A copy of the Medical Insurance
  10. English Language Proficiency Certificate

Yes, you can login with your login credentials and modify the form as many times as you wish. But once you click the 'final submission' button, it will not be possible to make any changes to your application form thenceforth. Thus, kindly review the form prior to clicking the 'final submission' button.

Yes, you may submit your online application form without the English Language Proficiency test results. However, you may email us your test results, as soon as you receive them, at international@dsvv.ac.in.

For your application to be considered for admission, the University requires you to submit a minimum of two references by the prescribed deadline for the respective course. If your references are not in place, your application is unlikely to be considered. However, the final decision lies with the university authorities.

Please visit the online application form login page and click the 'Forgot your password' button and follow the steps given there after. After doing this, an automated email will be sent to the registered email ID to reset your password and retrieve access to your online application form. If you still cannot locate your application confirmation email please contact us.

You can find your course code on the website here. (link to be added)

No, you cannot delete your online application form once it is finally submitted. However, it will be automatically deleted after one month duration from the final admission procedure completion date.

Yes, you may submit your online application form without reference letters in case they aren’t available at the time of online submission. It remains your responsibility to ensure your referees have submitted their references by the deadline. Kindly note, the references will be taken into consideration only after the reference letters are duly received by the International Relations Office.

You may get it translated and it must be certified i.e. duly signed and stamped by your Institution. Any non-English transcripts without a translation will lead to the rejection of your application form.

Yes, Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya does provides scholarship. You can find the details here

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