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Studying abroad is likely to be an exciting, enriching and fulfilling experience. But initially at least, it may also feel daunting and at times overwhelming. New international students have to adapt to a new place, new culture and perhaps a new language, all at the same time. We know how difficult it is to leave home and come to a foreign land- keeping this in mind we at CSMU provide special services to our international students in both our conveyance and accommodation departments. In order to attract talented students Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University offers generous scholarships to meritorious students.

For International Admission Please Contact Office of International Relations.

Office of International Relations has dedicated staffs committed to the needs of international students. We provide guidance to international student’s right from their arrival in the institute in matters of their cultural, legal and academic needs and other issues of relevance. CSMU International office has dedicated officers to serve the needs of International student’s welfare. They serve as the first point of contact for all international students and all their queries are answered .They are always available for the students to facilitate their pick up from the airport to their stay, logistics, their mandatory registration, visa verification, police information, etc. The goal of International Relation office is to enhance internationalisation at CSMU. It is the central contact point for international students and researchers – before, during and after their study at CSMU. It also supports domestic students and researchers from CSMU with all questions concerning international mobility. It coordinates international partnerships and develops programs with partner universities.

Step 1 – Complete the Online Application

To complete the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University online application.

Step 2 – Pay your Application Fee

When you submit your online application, you will be assessed a $21(Rs.1100 for Nepal & Bhutan) non-refundable application processing fee through the payment gateway. Alternatively, you make a bank transfer

Step 3 – Submit Transcripts

Applicants must upload below listed official, sealed undergraduate and graduate transcripts with online application or email them to

*Transcripts in languages other than English are not acceptable

Note: - Details of the Application fee deposited by the candidate must immediately be furnished to the Admission department through email at giving candidate name , courses to which admitted and scanned copy of the Bank Receipt etc.

Step 4 - Pay your Registration Fee

Students meeting the eligibility criteria as prescribed in the Admission prospectus would be considered for admission. Registration fee of 350 USD will be charged for admission.

Note: - Details of the fees deposited by the candidate must immediately be furnished to the Admission department through email at in giving candidate name, courses to which admitted and scanned copy of the Bank Receipt etc.

Step 5 - Offer of Admission

Provisional Admission Letter and Bonafide letter for visa purpose will be issued once the payment is received.

After obtaining the provisional admission letter you may apply for Visa.

You have to deposit the full fee to complete admission process

Step 6 - FRRO Registration

All Foreign / NRI students will be required to register themselves with the concerned District Foreigners Registration Officer / Foreigners Regional Registration Officers, within 14 days of your first arrival in India.

Admission Application Form of Foreign / NRI students must have an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

The students are advised to send the following documents to the Association of Indian Universities for obtaining Equivalence Certificate:

  • Degree/Certificate together with the year-wise Academic Transcript duly authenticated by the Indian Embassy in the Country or its concerned Foreign Mission in India.
  • Accreditation status of the University/Institute which the student has last attended.
  • Copies of the academic Certificates from Higher Secondary onwards (where necessary)

The SERVICE CHARGE for issue of Equivalence Certificate as applicable is payable through Demand Draft in favour of “Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi”.

The onus of Certification for Equivalence from AIU is on the candidate and application will be considered only after the Equivalence Certificate is submitted.

Checklist for Registration Formalities at FRRO
All foreigners visiting India, who have visas for a period exceeding 6 months duration, are required to get themselves registered within 14 days of their arrival, at the nearest office of the FRRO. Those who have PIO cards or OCI are exempt from the registration requirement.
A list of the type of documents that are generally required is provided here:

  • Original passport on which visa is endorsed.
  • Photocopy of the passport and initial visa.
  • Four photographs of the applicant.
  • Details of residence in India.
  • Those who are visiting India on a long-term visa of more than one year and are in the age group of 15 to 60 years. Require a HIV test report, from one of the WHO recognized Institutions.
  • Copy of the marriage certificate, in case of those seeking extension of stay on grounds of being the spouse of an Indian national.
  • Certificate from the University, College, or Institution in case of Student visa.
  • All Foreign / NRI students will be required to register themselves with the concerned District Foreigners Registration Officer / Foreigners Regional Registration Officers, within 14 days of your first arrival in India.
  • Bonafide Letter issued by Noida International University
  • Foreigners coming from or through yellow fever countries must come with valid vaccination certificate.
  • To reach CSMU, one has to board a flight till Mumbai. On arrival at Mumbai airport, private cabs can be hired to reach CSMU. This is one of the most convenient ways to reach CSMU from any part of India or abroad.
  • Mumbai's has an humid climate. It is very hot in summer (April - July) and cold in winter (December - January). The average temperature can vary from 25°C to 45°C during the summer and 22°C to 5oC during the winter. In summer adequate precautions need to be taken, to avoid the intense heat, such as wearing light cotton clothing, wearing a hat or sunshade while going outdoors and drinking plenty of liquids. In winter, wearing warm or woolen clothing will protect you from the cold.
  • Make sure that you have taken all the required vaccinations like Yellow Fever, Typhoid Vaccine, Hepatitis Vaccine, etc. to avoid medical complications while you are in India.
  • Make sure you inform International Division at least one week prior to arrival
  • Make sure that you bring the Admission Letter issued by the University along with all the Certificates/Degrees and Transcripts (in original) and 10 passport size photographs.
  • You can carry all your money in form of Travellers Cheques or you can use International Debit / Credit Cards.
  • International students are advised to get Medical Insurance.
  • After reaching Mumbai student will report in the International Division of CSMU along with all the required documents.
  • Students will fill the registration form and submit the required documents .The documents will be checked and verified and if required student will be advised to obtain Equivalence Certificate from our Registrar office or Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • It is a mandatory for all International students except those from Nepal and Bhutan to get their Student Visa registered at FRRO/FRO Mumbai within 14 days of arrival in India. University will guide and assist Student with all the required processes.
  • Students joining the university after the prescribed time period may be denied admission.
  • It is the prime responsibility of the student to visit International Relations Department in time to complete the required documentations, so that no fine is levied against him/her.
  • Foreign student must have fill C form and submitted with in 24 hrs in FRRO Mumbai. (C Form is designed for collecting prerequisite information of foreigner guest whose accommodation is made in hotel. This is indeed requirements for security points of view. Its one copy must be submitted at the FRRO (foreign regional registration office). Basically this helps you in identifying legal arrival of foreigner guest about whom you keep information through this facility.)

The International students should abide by all the rules of CSMU and the code of conduct as applicable to Indian students enrolled in the same courses.

The procedure for examination, payment of examination fees, issue of mark list, issue of passing certificates and award of degrees will be same as for the Indian students doing the same courses.