Fee Concessions

Fee Concessions

The Study in India Scholarship scheme awards meritorious students annually, which may cover costs such as admission fees, tuition fees, accommodation (room and boarding), and food. A set of scholarships are obtainable based on a merit-list, which is evaluated and verified by the team in ABF during the document verification process. The team also reviews and awards scholarships to consummate students from select countries, who appeared for the Scholarship Examination conducted by the ABF scholarship team The cost of studying in India is extremely affordable as compared to various developing and developed countries. An international student should expect to pay fee as per per month towards living expenses.


Mobile Prepaid

Personal Expenses

Food & Housekeeping


Public Transport

Approx Total cost: 5000 per month

Opening a Bank Account

It is strongly suggested that you open a bank account during your stay in India. India has a reputed banking sector with secure payment gateways. We recommend students consult with ABF managemen tto open a bank account locally.

To open a bank account, students would essentially need the following:

  • Final admission letter or a certificate of enrolment
  • Declaration letter from the institute
  • A photocopy of the passport

The document requirements may vary across banks and therefore, is recommended that students take necessary guidance from their institutes.


Visa is essential to apply for an Indian Student Visa when the ABF sends a final admission letter to the student.
Indian Missions/Posts under the Government of India will grant the Indian Student Visa to foreign nationals who would pursue the following:

  • Regular, full-time, structured courses at ABF duly recognised by the constitutional regulatory body in India.
  • Short-term courses and student exchange programmes.

Validity of the Visa

  • Student Visa is granted to a student for a maximum period of 5 years, or for the duration of the selected course, whichever is lesser.
  • If student wants to change the course, the period of validity of the visa will be accounted for from the initial date of issue of the visa.

Fee for the Visa

  • The processing charges costs around $13, while the visa fees may range from $50 to $150, based on the category of the Student Visa provided.
  • India is well-connected by road, air and travel. India has the world’s second-largest road network and has some of the busiest airports in Asia. On an average, 300,000 people make domestic air trips within India, in a day.