B.Arch. | Bachelor of Architecture
CMR University, Bengaluru, is featured amongst India’s largest higher education conglomerates. The University, over the years, has nurtured students from more than 60 countries and ensured contribution to societies all over the world. The campuses of the University are a melting pot of cultures from across the globe. Currently, students from over 25 countries are pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, postgraduate diploma, and certificate programmes. To facilitate hassle-free student experiences and to complement the University in its mission of empowering students to become global thought leaders, the University has a specialized Office for International Admissions.
The Office of International Admissions works in line with the vision of “Nurturing creative thinkers to drive positive global change”, assisting international students with admissions, educational visas, accommodation, immigration, and other information vital for their academic study at the University.
Alongside academics, international students at CMR University can also look forward to facilities such as:
With Bengaluru being a global city and a melting point of cultures from across the world, it is highly likely that you will meet people from your country here. Before you pack your bags to leave for Bengaluru, please check out the below essential pointers that will help you adapt to the new life ahead:
The CMR University campus is ragging-free and inclusive. The campuses of the University are a melting pot of cultures from across the globe. Currently, students from over 25 countries are pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, postgraduate diploma, and certificate programmes. The campuses and the hostels of the University are also manned by armed security personnel who are on-duty 24-hours. The locales are also inclusive and appreciate cultural diversity.
The below category of international students can apply to the various programmes offered at CMR University:
B.Tech. | Computer Science and Engineering
B.Tech. | Electronics and Communication Engineering
B.Tech. | Information Technology
B.Tech. CSE. | Data Science
B.Tech. CSE | Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
MBA | Dual Specialization(Finance/Marketing/HR/Digital Marketing/Supply Chain Management/Business Analytics)
MCA | Masters in Computer Application
M.Tech. | CSE (Data Science)
M.Tech. | CSE (Artificial Intelligence)
B.B.A. | Bachelor of Business Administration
B.B.A. | Digital Marketing
B.B.A. | Business Analytics
B.B.A. | Bachelor of Business Administration – Bagalur Campus
MBA | Dual Specialization – Finance/Marketing/HR/ Digital Marketing/Supply Chain Management/ Business Analytics
Executive MBA | Product Leadership
B.Com. | Bachelor of Commerce
B.Com | Industry Integrated
B.Com | Professional – CA Integrated
B.Com | Bachelor of Commerce – Bagalur Campus
B.Com (IAF) | International Accounting & Finance
M.Com. | Master of Commerce
B.A. – English, Journalism with Psychology,/Sociology/Performing Arts
M.Sc. | Psychology (Clinical)
M.Sc. | Psychology (HRDM)
M.Sc. |Psychology (Counselling)
M.S.W. | Master of Social Work
M.A. | Journalism and Mass Communication
Ph.D. | Social Sciences & Humanities
BCA (General) | Bachelor of Computer Applications
BCA (Data Science)
BCA | Cloud Computing
B.Sc.| Sound Engineering
B.Sc.| Visual Effects and Animations
B.Sc.│ Game Art & Design
The University has set up a dedicated Office of Student Affairs (OSA) that offers Learning, and Development activities for students alongside academics. Know more about our add-on student-centric initiatives here.
CMR University offers in-campus hostel accommodation options that are customized as per the requirements of foreign students. These “student quarters”, separate for both boy and girl students, are managed by an exclusive Campus House that also focuses on introducing newer facilities for students based on feedback.
Types of hostel accommodation available for international students
Students preferring accommodation at the hostels of CMR University can choose from the following accommodation types, as per their needs and budget:
The hostels at CMR University are well equipped with the latest amenities. These include:
In case students prefer staying outside the University campus, the Office of International Admissions actively assists students with finding accommodation close to the campus.
Students can avail of a paid airport pickup/drop service to and from the Kempegowda International Airport. This is arranged by the Office of International Admissions on demand.
The CMR University campus is ragging-free and inclusive. The campuses of the University are a melting pot of cultures from across the globe. Currently, students from over 60 countries are pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, postgraduate diploma, and certificate programmes. The campuses and the hostels of the University are also manned by armed security personnel who are on-duty 24-hours. The locales are also inclusive and appreciate cultural diversity.
To facilitate placements for international students and enable them to seek lucrative/stable employment in India, the dedicated Placement Cell at CMR University works towards enabling students to become job-ready, entrepreneurship-ready, and life-ready while they graduate from the campus. In this regard, the University has established a training and placement centre in each of its institutes headed by a Senior Professor and Director. The Training and Placement Centre understands the pulse of the corporate world and is helping students prepare for their careers. Exclusive training programs in soft skills and aptitude along with online tests are given to students to make them assess skills in broader areas.
The employability integrated training modules start from the first semester onwards and include Aptitude, Verbal Ability, Technical, Soft skills, and basic IT Programming Skills. During the pre-final and final years, all the schools and company-specific training is conducted before the start of the campus recruitment drives. The pre-final and final year students are accorded extra grooming through special classes, and online tests.
An all-comprehensive programme – soft skill aims at enhancing the personality of the students right from the first semester. The programme also aims to:
Students are allowed to take up internships at international destinations which provide good exposure to the global market.
Entrepreneur Incubation Centre (EIC) provides a platform for aspiring and innovative startups to make students’ dreams come true. EIC supports individuals in their entrepreneurial pursuits through a range of activities, support, and services. Incubation centre provides a whole new startup ecosystem for the young entrepreneur.
The main objective of setting up an Incubation Cell is to motivate, nurture, promote and successfully commercialize ventures – that are based on innovative products, models, tools, techniques, and technologies.
CMR University has a specialized focus on Sports. The department of Physical Education trains and mentors students in various sporting activities. Know more about the various Sports-centric initiatives at CMR University here.
Indian universities do not insist on the above scores. However, since the academic
programmes are taught in English medium, proficiency in English is a must. One should
have studied Higher Secondary in English medium or English should have been one of
Most Indian institutions have their own campus clinics, where students are treated for
ailments like fever, cough, cold, etc. If the students wish, the institutes can also help the students get medical insurance.
All Indian institutions provide hostel accommodation for international students in the
hostels located on campus. If they wish, the students can also stay outside, in private
accommodations and rented flats.
All foreign students staying in India for longer than 6 months are required to register
with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO). The following documents are
required for registration:
Documents required for foreign students coming to India are:
The academic year in India starts in July/August. Interested students should therefore apply well in advance.
India offers various kinds of visas, depending on the purpose of visit. A student visa is a visa specifically for students who desire to come to India for the purpose of education. 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 Universities/recognized colleges or educational institutions in India. The children of NRIs and PIOs cardholders need not procure a student visa. Other international students need student visas or research visas for Doctoral level courses.
Students need to procure confirmed letters of admission from universities or
recognized colleges and institutions. Student visas can be obtained from any of the