Admission Procedure - NRI/Foreign Applicants
India is one of the most preferred destinations for education and learning for many countries, and FDDI has always encouraged active participation from students of all regions across the globe. For decades FDDI has attracted pool of talents and helped them nurture their dreams and spread the knowledge gained during this learning process. Dynamic curriculum, extensive infrastructural facilities and support for learning gives the right environment for professional knowledge and grooming of students.
CRITERIA FOR NRI / FOREIGN STUDENTS
Overseas candidate applying for admission into Bachelor & Master programmes have to fill the registration form online. Such students may attend interview process online.
PERSON OF INDIAN ORIGIN (PIO)
A person of Indian origin possessing foreign citizenship (except that of Pakistan and Bangladesh) without ‘NRI’ status, who holds a foreign passport at the time of application, consideration for admission and during the period of his/her study, he/she or anyone/both of his/her parents or anyone/both of his/her grandparents is (or was)/are (or were) citizen(s) of India by virtue of the provisions of the Constitution of India or Sec. 2(b) of Citizenship Act, 1955 (Act No. 57 of 1955).
NON RESIDENT INDIAN (NRI)
NRI is a candidate who is a child/ ward of the person who has NRI status as defined under section 6 of the Income Tax Act 1961. Also, an individual is defined as Non-Resident when he is 'not a resident' of India or who is 'not ordinarily a resident' of India. A person is treated as 'not ordinarily resident' when any of the following conditions is satisfied:
If he/she has not been a resident of India for nine out of ten preceding years
If he/she has not ordinarily been in India for a period of 730 days or more during the preceding seven years.
Only a person who is a NRI himself/herself may seek admission and no other candidate without NRI status would be eligible. Admission under this category shall be made on the basis of merit. If any or all seats from the NRI quota remain unfilled, the resulting vacancy shall be filled on merit of the applicants for admission.
10% seats are reserved in each programme for NRI / Industry-Sponsored will be offered only to the candidates meeting the above mentioned criteria on the merit basis of their performance in the scheduled interview. The vacant seats under NRI / Industry-Sponsored category will not be offered to any regular candidate.