Noida International University, established under U.P. LEGISLATURE ACT NO. 27 OF 2010 and recognized by Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956, is proudly sponsored by the Maruti Educational Trust. Its expansive 75-acre campus, adorned with lush greenery and distinctive architectural designs, distinguishes it as a premier educational institution. Strategically positioned within the educational hub near the Yamuna Expressway in Gautam Budh Nagar, Greater Noida.

NIU achieved recognition for its academic prowess by receiving the highest score of 3.44 out of 4 during the first cycle of NAAC accreditation, outperforming all other private state universities in India. This honor was bestowed by the prestigious autonomous institution under the UGC, Ministry of Education, Government of India.

NIU offers a diverse range of programs across 12 schools. These programs span Engineering, Management, Law, Medical, and Social Sciences, catering to the academic interests of students from over 60+ nations who place their trust in the university’s curriculum.

Additionally, NIU houses a 750+ bedded Hospital and a Medical College named Noida International Institute of Medical Sciences (NIIMS), which is recognized as a Centre of Excellence. NIIMS is dedicated to developing a unique pedagogy for medical education, with a greater focus on a pragmatic approach that allows students to explore the deeper nuances of medical education.

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NIU at a Glance

Noida International University is one of the best universities in India and has pledged to provide unhindered and quality education to every student who has joined this esteemed institution in search of a diverse course curriculum and world-class education. Take a look at the salient features of NIU:

  • 75 acres of lush green campus
  • 275+ renowned faculty members
  • Students from 30+ countries, including Afghanistan, Africa, Bangladesh, Bhutan, France, Kazakhstan, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand, the UAE, South Korea, etc.
  • 75+ courses offered by 12 schools
  • Accommodation and Transport facilities
  • International Student Exchange Program
  • Noida International Institute of Medical Sciences
  • 50% Scholarships in all the programs

Noida International University, Delhi, NCR agrees in principle to admit Foreign Nationals/NRI students to any of our top colleges that offer Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D. programmes in different fields on an annual basis to provide educational opportunities to Foreign Nationals/NRI students.


A Foreign National:

This means an individual who has citizenship of a foreign country (Citizens of all counties other than India) and does not have the status of “NRI” and/or “Person of Indian Origin” (PIO).


Person of Indian Origin:

This means a person having foreign citizenship (Except Pakistan and Bangladesh) without “NRI” Status, but who holds a foreign passport at the time of sending application, consideration for admission, and during the period of his study, and he/she or anyone/both of his/her parent(s) or anyone/both of his/her grandparent(s) is (or was) (or were) citizen(s) of India by virtue of the provisions of the constitution of India or section 2(b) of citizenship Act 1955 (Act No. 57 of


Non-Resident Indians:

“NRI” in this context means Non-Resident Indian as defined in Income Tax Act, 1961 with the following clarifications: An individual is a Non-Resident when he is “not a resident” or who is “not ordinarily resident”. A person is treated as “not ordinarily resident” when any of the following conditions are satisfied: If he/she has not been resident in India in nine out of ten preceding years; or if he/she has not been in India for 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.


Status of Foreign Nationals/NRI:

Foreign Nationals /NRI students are categorized as follows:

  1. Sponsored by the Govt. of India (through ICCR) on the cultural exchange program.
  2. Sponsored by the home country of the concerned Foreign Nationals/NRI students and/or funding agencies.
  3. Self-financing direct entry (with the clearance of Govt. of India)
  4. NRI students.

No-Objection Certificate: 

Foreign Nationals/NRI students do not require to submit a No Objection Certificate for joining professional courses. However, all Foreign Nationals/NRI students willing to undertake any research work or join a PhD program will have to obtain prior security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the approval of the Department of Secondary & Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, and must be on the research visa endorsed to this institution.


Medical Test: 

All Foreign Nationals/NRI students will have to undergo a medical fitness test before taking final admission. A medical test report should show that the student does not have any contagious or infectious diseases, including hepatitis B, chest infections, and heart disease. A chest X-ray must be attached to the report.


Medical Insurance:

It is advised that all Foreign Nationals/NRI students take a medical insurance policy to meet the expenses of medical treatments (which are not available in the university health center) during the stay at the university. A copy of the said insurance policy should be submitted at the time of final admission. There is a medical facility available on campus, and further medical aid will be made available from hospitals nearby.


Proficiency in English:

  1. a) The student must have passed the qualifying examination in the English medium.
  2. b) The student must have a valid score in a proficiency test in English like TOFEL and IELTS.


The international students should abide by all the rules and regulations of NIU and the code of conduct as applicable to Indian students enrolled in the same course.

The qualifications required for eligibility for admission to different programs can be checked in detail from the information brochure or university website. The minimum educational qualification for admission of Foreign Nationals/NRI in various programs is the same as for Indians.

Only those students who have qualified from Foreign Universities or Boards of Higher

Education, recognized as equivalent by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is eligible. For admission.  When required, a reference will be made to AIU to check the equivalence.


NRI/Foreign students should attach an Equivalence Certificate with the admission application form. They can procure the same from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), www.aiuweb.org.


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


  • Degree/Certificate together with 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 (as per the requirement).

The Service Charge for issuing the 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 the application will be considered only after the Equivalence Certificate is submitted.

Checklist for the registration formalities at FRRO

International students staying in India for more than 6 months are required to get themselves registered within 14 days of their arrival, at the nearest office of the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO). Those who have PIO cards or OCI are exempt from the registration requirement.

The following documents are required for registration:

  • Photocopy of the passport and initial visa.
  • Four photographs of the applicant.
  • Details of residence in India.
  • Bonafide certificate from the university/college/institution
  • Proof of Bank account/sufficient funds for non-scholarship students
  • 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 an 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 their first arrival in India.
  • Foreigners coming from or through yellow fever countries must come with a valid vaccination certificate.
  • For FAQs about FRRO, please click   https://indianfrro.gov.in/eservices/home.jsp
  • For Online registration and details, please click


(Latest guidelines by FRRO or Concern Authorities, will be applicable at the time of admission or registration.)

English Language Foundation program is a short-term program that focuses on improving students' spoken and written English skills.

We ensure to build your foundation in the English language so that you can pursue your professional/technical course with confidence.

After completing the English Language Foundation program, you will improve upon the following things:

  • The confidence of communicating in English in a variety of situations
  • Speaking fluent and accurate English
  • Listening, reading, and speaking for daily communications, discussions, and presentations

  • Writing skills for well-structured sentences
  • Grammar and vocabulary in context

Duration and Course Fee:


Course Fee

3 Months

USD 368 / INR 25,000

6 Months

USD 515 / INR 35,000

This section explains the complete procedure of the application process for any course. It makes it simple for the students to navigate through the bottlenecks faced while filling out the application form. It also mentions the documents required for international admissions.

Step 1

Complete the Online/Offline application form and submit the required documents.

Applicants have to fill in their online application form by clicking on the below link:


Applicants must upload the below-mentioned documents with the official seal, UG and PG transcripts along with their online application form, or email the same to: internationaladmissions@niu.edu.in

 The documents list is given below-

  • Class 10/ X / SSC Mark sheet / 'O' Level Certificate or equivalent Mark Sheet
  • Class 10+2/ XII / HSSC / Intermediate Mark sheet / 'A' Level Certificate or equivalent Mark Sheet for UG & PG courses
  • Graduation or equivalent marksheet for Post Graduate courses
  • Graduation or equivalent mark-sheet for PG courses
  • If required - Certification for Equivalence from AIU
  • Transfer / Migration certificate (if any)
  • Photocopy of Passport (for International Students)
  • National ID Card
  • 4 recent Passport size Photos

*Transcripts in languages other than English are not acceptable.

Students can complete the application and payment process in online and offline mode. It is recommended that the applications be completed in all aspects and submitted for admission along with the required documents. If your documents are found missing, you will be notified immediately, and your application will not be reviewed until they are received. The same information is also available on the official website.

Step 2-

Pay your application fee:

When you submit your online application form, you will need to pay an application fee of 17 USD / INR 1,100 (non-refundable) via net banking/credit card/debit card. (as per the bank details and online

payment link mentioned below).

Step 3-

Pay your registration fee:

Students meeting the eligibility criteria as prescribed in the admission prospectus would be considered for admission. A non-refundable registration fee of 300 USD / INR 36,000 will be charged for admission.

(as per the bank details and online payment link mentioned below).

Note: - Details of the fee deposited by the candidate must immediately be furnished to the admission department through email at internationaladmissions@niu.edu.in with the candidate’s name and course to which admitted, a scanned copy of the bank receipt, etc.

Step 4-

Offer of Admission:

A provisional admission letter and bonafide letter for visa purposes will be issued once the payment is received. After obtaining the provisional admission letter, you may apply for a visa. You have to deposit the full fee to complete the admission process.

All the Foreign Nationals/NRI students will require a student visa endorsed to only Noida International University, Delhi, NCR for joining full-time programs. No other endorsement is acceptable. The visa should be valid for the prescribed duration of the course.

Step 5-

Reporting to Campus:

On arrival, students have to submit their original documents to the registrar’s office for verification purposes to confirm the admission.

Documents required for the journey:

  • Passport Size Photographs (approx. 15 no's)
  • Driving License
  • Enough money to cover the costs of your first few days until you have opened a bank account
  • Bring one set of your national attire, as you might need it at functions at the University.
  • Keep all important documents in soft copy and leave some photocopies of all your important documents with your parents or friends for safekeeping.
  • Make sure that you bring the Admission Letter issued by the University along with all the required Certificates/Degrees and Transcripts (in original).


Many airlines have a restrictive weight or size allowance, so check with your airline before you leave. You should have enough warm clothing for your flight and subsequent stay in Noida for the winter months.


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. International students are advised to get medical insurance.


Delhi’s climate varies depending on the season you visit the country’s capital. It is very hot in Summer (April-July) and cold in winter (December-January). The average temperature can vary from 25oC to 45oC during Summer and 22oC to 5oC during 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 woollen clothing will protect you from the cold. 


To reach NIU, one has to board a flight to Delhi. On arrival at IGI Airport-New Delhi, private cabs

can be hired to reach NIU. This is one of the most convenient ways to reach NIU from any part of India or abroad. 

General Information 

  • Confirmation of accommodation you have booked, including full address and telephone number. Make sure you inform International Division at least one week before arrival.
  • You can carry all your money in the form of a Traveler’s Cheque or you can use an International Debit/Credit Cards.


Opening an Indian Bank Account:

You must have enough money to last until you have opened a bank account, which can take a little time. For opening a Bank Account in Greater Noida, you may need the following documents:

Copy of Passport Unconditional Offer Letter

Proof of your address at the University and overseas

Passport size photographs, and any other documents requested by the bank.

Students should make sure about the following points after arriving in India:

  • After arriving at Indira Gandhi International Airport, University will arrange Airport Pickup for
  • Students who have shared their flight details with International Cell.
  • Students will report to the International Division of NIU along with all the required documents and meet with the reporting officer.
  • Students will fill out the registration form and submit the required documents. The submitted documents will be checked and verified, and if required, the student will be advised to obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • It is mandatory for all international students except those from Nepal and Bhutan to get their student Visa registered at FRRO/FRO Noida or New Delhi within 14 days of arrival in India. The University will guide and assist students with all the required processes.
  • Students joining the university after a prescribed time may be denied admission.
  • It is the prime responsibility of the student to visit the International Relations Department in time to complete the required documentation so that no fine is levied against them.