- While traveling keep your passport (with valid student VISA) with you at all times.
- Do not keep valuable articles viz: camera, computer, money, TCs, air tickets, credit cards etc. in your booked luggage but carry them in to your hand baggage
- You should 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.
- Ensure that you do not carry another person’s luggage with you or leave your own luggage unattended.
- 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.
- If you are on medication take enough of your antibiotics along with the doctor’s prescription.
- See that all academic and other certificates are laminated and filed to avoid any damage. Also carry English translations of your certificates.
- Take a set of photo copies of your all documents including your student VISA and a copy of offer letter for reference and keep these in safe place.
- Keep at least a dozen copies of your passport size photographs ready as you might need them.
- Ensure that you and your belongings are covered with proper insurance.
- Try to learn and know as much as you can about India, its customs, culture and about your institution. You may visit tourism.gov.in & incredibleindia.org
- On disembarkation, go to immigration checkpoint and complete the formalities.
ESSENTIAL ITEMS TO CARRY :
- Warm clothing (sweaters and Jackets)
- A few Formal wears (Can be used for presentation, seminars etc.)
- Quilts, 2 Bed sheets, pillow with covers.(Or can be purchased in India as well)
- Perfumes, deodorants, manicure set (nail cutter etc.), toiletries (Tooth brush, tooth paste, shaving kit etc.) – ( Check your Airline website for restricted items)
- Pair of formal shoes, sport shoes and slippers.
- Antibiotics- if under any medication (Doctor Certificate Required)
- Stationary like a pack of blank CD’s, pens, pencil and 2 notebooks or pads.
- Mobile Phone (GSM) unlocked- SIM card type (only if required) SIM card can be purchased at any supermarket, general store or fuel station.
KINDLY ENSURE THAT YOU CARRY THE BELOW MENTIONED DOCUMENTS IN YOUR HAND LUGGAGE :
- Valid air ticket
- Passport with valid student visa
- Copy of offer letter issued by IET Bhaddal Technical Campus, Ropar
- Cash, Travels cheques & demand draft(if any)
- Address details of IET Bhaddal Technical Campus, Ropar.
- Contact details of family and friends in your country and India (if any)
- Moving to a foreign country means more than just leaving friends and family. When you move to a new country, be prepared for some change, including food, climate, cultural, language and customs. Be mentally prepared for all. In case you face a problem in adjusting, your first point of contact should be your study advisor or mentor at your institute. You should contact them immediately for help and assistance.
- Try to reach on time for your orientation and enrolment week, as during this time you can familiarize yourself with the city, the transport system, your institute and open your bank accounts etc.
- Finally remember you have gone overseas for you study purpose. Do not indulge in any activities that might hamper your studies or result in deportation from the country.
IET Bhaddal’s International Office
Room No-14, Block B, IET Bhaddal Technical Campus,
Post Office Mianpur, Distt. Ropar 140108 (Punjab) India.
Contact number for International Applicants: +917837336497 (whatsApp/Viber/Line etc)