The Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri attracts the largest number of foreign students in comparison to all other Indian Agricultural Universities. Apart from offering a multi-cultural and inter disciplinary learning environment one of the main reasons for studying at Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri is the manageable cost of living and the conducive environment for education in Agricultural field. Currently we have around 8 students from over 6 countries studying at the Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri and its affiliated colleges.
The International Students Center of the Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri located on campus and assists the International Students Community in acquiring information about the various courses, colleges, tuition structures, eligibility, accommodation, health insurance, FRO registration and the likes offered by the University. It is also operative in arranging for the students admissions and their overall welfare.
The International Center administers the special 15% over and above quota of International Students created jointly by the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MEA & MHRD) Government of India. The office of the Registrar, MPKV, Rahuri is the nodal agency that coordinates all the activities related to the admission of International Students through a unique single-window system (firstname.lastname@example.org). The International Center coordinates with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MEA and MHRD) and with different Embassies and Consulates for various purposes including getting Scholarships as well as administering any agreement with International Partners of higher education.
The International Center acts as a liaison between the students, the various Departmental Heads and the Heads of Colleges and Institutions affiliated under the Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri as well as the Heads of Chancery, Embassies, Consulates, their educational counsellors and their educational wings, throughout the world or with any other agencies of the Government of India or the Government of other Countries. For more detail information you can contact on following University website (www.mpkv.ac.in) or contact on Foreign Students Advisors.