International Students

India is the seventh largest country by area, the most populous democracy in the world and having a diverse culture. India has been a major seat of learning for thousands of years. The country was home to both Takshashila - the first university in the world, and to the inventor of the digit 0 - Aryabhata. Albert Einstein once said: "we owe a lot to the Indians who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made".

 

India with its austerity towards education is well known for Quality. India has the second largest education system in the world and today recognized as a world centre for education and has become popular with international students from all over the world. It is highly attractive due to its forward thinking, its popularity with large multinational companies, and also due to English being the common language of communication. A welcoming atmosphere, non-discriminative approach, its popularity with large multinational companies, an assured educational & career growth and also due to English being the common language of communication, is what attracts students from all over the world to India.

 

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Haryana is a state in northern India which surrounds Delhi on three sides, forming the northern, western and southern borders of Delhi. Consequently, a large area of Haryana is included in the National Capital Region. Haryana is one of India's most industrialized states. The name Haryana itself means "The Abode of God".


Since its creation in 1966, Haryana has emerged as a forefront progressive state in India and set a glaring example of planned economic development. Haryana has combined growth with equity with minimum gap between rural and urban prosperity. Besides this, Haryana is:

  1. Amongst the top industrialized states, ranks third in per capita Value Addition.
  2. Sixth in the roster of Industrial Entrepreneurship Memoranda (IEMs).
  3. No. 1 in country in implementation of Industrial Entrepreneurship Memoranda (IEMs).
  4. One of the top agrarian states contributes substantially to the national food grain pool of wheat, rice, coarse cereals and pulses.

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Centre for International Affairs has been established with the aim to explore the possibilities of the tie-ups with foreign universities of repute for student/faculty exchange, training programmes, international placements and admissions. Currently, students from nearly 30 nationalities are studying in MMU campus including students from Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Burundi, Canada, D R Congo, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, Iraq, Madagascar, Nepal, Portugal, Rwanda, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Kingdom, United States of America, Zambia & Zimbabwe. The department also helps the international students to overcome any difficulty they face, relating to language, culture or any other problem and provides following services to the students:

  1. Pre-Arrival Services
  2. On Campus Accommodation
  3. Visa Guidance
  4. Post Arrival Services

 

The focus is to make them feel comfortable, so that they may be able to focus on their studies and make the best use of time spent at the campus.The department also organizes cross cultural fests and exchange programmes to contribute towards the overall development of the international students.

  1. You are advised to carry sufficient funds (for two-three months) for your initial living expenses. You should ensure that the airline ticket is correct and the travel itinerary is accurate.
  2. While travelling keep with you at all times, your passport (with valid Student/Research Visa).
  3. If you have any medical problem/allergies or ailments ensure that you have an updated case file to be carried with you while you travel. In the case of a medical emergency the treating doctor can provide better medical advice by having access to your case file.
  4. If you are on medication, ensure you are carrying with you, medicines advised by your doctor in sufficient quantity along with the doctor’s prescription.
  5. You are advised to carry all academic & other certificates and also English translations of your academic certificates.
  6. Take a set of photo copies of your all documents including your Student/Research Visa and a copy of offer letter for reference and keep these in safe place.
  7. Keep at least a dozen copies of your passport size photograph ready as you might need them and also scanned copy of your passport size photograph on your e mail or in storage device.
  8. Ensure that you and your belongings are covered with proper insurance.
  9. Try to learn and know as much as you can about India, its customs, culture and about your institution. You may visit www.tourism.gov.in & www.incredibleindia.org.
  10. On disembarkation, go to immigration checkpoint and complete the formalities.

 

Essential Items to Carry

  1. Apart from regular summer wears suitable for tropical climatic conditions, students are advised to carry warm clothing (Woollen pullovers and jackets for winters).
  2. A few formal wears, you would be wearing on the special occasions (like presentation, peminars etc).
  3. Quilts, two bed sheets, pillow with covers (or can be purchased in India as well).
  4. Pair of formal shoes, sport shoes and slippers.
  5. A dozen of your recent passport size photographs.
  6. Mobile phone (GSM) unlocked- SIM card type (only if required). SIM card can be purchased from designated sources.

 

Kindly Ensure that you carry the Below Mentioned Documents in your Hand Luggage :

  1. Valid air ticket
  2. Passport with valid Student/Research Visa
  3. Copy of offer letter
  4. Cash, Travels cheques & demand draft
  5. Address details of the University
  6. Contact details of family and friends in your country and in India (if any)

To help you adapt to the new surrounding away from your home easily, the University appoints a study advisor or mentor for students coming from abroad. In case you require assistance at the campus during your period of acclimatization at the University Campus, you should immediately contact your study advisor or mentor.

 

Try to reach on time for your orientation and enrolment week so that you familiarize yourself with the city, the transport system, your institute and open your bank accounts etc. Observe all security measures as you would do in your own country.

  1. NRI Students/Foreign Nationals :
    Please remit funds to:
  2. Intermediary Bank : BANK OF AMERICA (NEWYORK)
    NOSTRO A/C NO: 6550-4-92111
    SWIFT ID CODE: BOFAUS3NXXXX
    ABA CODE: 026009593
  3. For final beneficiary:
  4. M.M. University
    Account No. 51821131000790
    Account with Oriental Bank of Commerce, Ambala Cantt (Swift address: ORBCINBBABC)
  5. Please mention name of student and remitter in swift message for immediate application of funds.

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