Transcript is one of the academic official documents that is issued by the university and it contains the overall marks of each semester which is then consolidated.
Transcript of records is an official list of those courses that you have completed, in each semester, which includes information of the number of credits and the grades that you have achieved.
a. Class: First or second class (explains what class means)
b. Medium of Instruction: English or Hindi or any other language
c. Total duration of Course: in weeks or months or years
d. When the student joined the course and when it ended
e. When the university was established, how many courses the university provides, where is the head quarters, its’ Phone numbers, email ID & website.
The above mentioned information is essential and a requirement for the foreign universities, to enable them to have a complete idea of the applicant: ( the University, your branch, your marks and any other such details, which will be in one single sheet.
Such information is not provided in our Marks cards or the Degree certificate; hence the foreign universities don’t give importance or consider our application for admission into their universities.
To get the Transcript from the University, there will be a process and it varies from University to University.
For Ex: For VTU, Belgaum (Visveswaraya Technological Universities),the documents required will be Transcript application form, a letter, Xerox copies of Marks cards and DD;
Some other Universities may delete or add to this list above.
Can I apply with 1 to 5 semester transcript for MS degree?
No, The University insists on at least 1-6 semester transcripts to review the application.
From 1 to 6th semester Mark sheets are required to review the application.
Yes, The number of backlogs and the year of passing in each back-log subject is required.
Certain documents are confidential where the university officials will expect the documents to be in the sealed envelope with seal+ signature.
No. Individual mark sheets are required.
Bonafide certificate is required while pursuing, this should be issued by the college principal.
The mark sheets and degree certificate are issued by the University; hence they are authorized to attest on the copies of the originals.
Yes, you can apply and below are the mentioned documents required when applying.
a. Individual mark sheets attested by an authorized person
b. Letter from the university stating that they do not issue consolidated transcript
You can get the documents signed from the university that is affiliated to your college.
Official transcript is issued by the university on the university letterhead whereas unofficial transcript is issued by the college .
An official transcript should show the official seal/logo of the issuing institution and/or an authenticating stamp and signature.
No, the transcript will always come on more than 1 page as it will contain the description of CGPA or Percentage and Grading System and such others.
Official Transcript is an academic official document which is issued by the university and Evaluation of the transcript is prepared by the organization that provides credential evaluations for international students, which converts CGPA and Percentage to GPA on 4 scale (as per University Grading System)
(Few Evaluators: World Education Services, AACRAO, Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.)
Yes, it counts, as the individual mark sheets clearly indicates which semester you have passed out and the subject and with how many attempts.
Yes, it is a required document, along with the consolidated transcript.
No, A public Notary person is not authorized.
Few universities in Germany require all the documents to be attested by the Germany embassy which includes the academics documents and the Language Certificates.
You can only apply when the university issues a transcript which includes the 6th Semester, then the mark sheets will also be available, this can be collected from the university.
1st transcript Rs.250/- and subsequent is Rs.150/-
Rs.175/- per set
Within 15 working days ,you will receive your Transcript at your home address.
PDC (PC) is a temporary degree certificate provided by the university until you receive the Degree certificate. PDC tells you that you are eligible to receive Convocation Degree certificate; In other words it tells you that you are sure to receive Convocation Degree certificate.
Degree certificate is issued during Convocation. Convocation is a formal ceremony at a college or university, as for the conferring of awards. Convocation ceremony is usually conducted in February, March, or April every year.
University register is authorized to attest the copies of the original and if the college is autonomous or deemed university then the College principal or controller of examination is authorized to sign the certificate.
No, the PDC is required if the Degree certificate is at hand.
Bonafide or Study certificate would be required from the college principal, to suffice for the PDC.
No, you should apply for a Duplicate degree certificate at the university and then send the attested copies for processing.
Yes, you can send both in one envelope to the university, But if you want the documents to be sent for evaluation, then Individual mark sheets and Degree certificate should be in two different envelopes.
The Study certificates is issued as a proof that an individual is studying the course in that particular education institute or organization. In case of a Bonafide certificate in a school, it is basically used to certify that a student is studying in the school. These certify the student's name, admission no, the class or course in which the student is studying at present. It also sometimes includes the date of birth of the student as specified in the school records.
The Course Completion certificate only stats that the course is completed, not the result of the exam. Whereas the PDC is the temporary degree certificate which is issued soon after the results of the final semester is announced, The PDC qualifies that you have passed the course, hence the PDC is required for further studies.
You can arrange for the bank certificate which can be shown in fixed deposit and Savings account.
It will be difficult for the Universities to calculate the total rupees into dollars, as the conversion date will not be specified; in fact almost all banks are ready to give the content as per the customer’s request, hence total amount in rupees and dollars, and what is the conversation rate taken can be included.
No, university may not accept funds in current account.
Take a multiple color print of the bank certificate and get the original seal signature done on all the copies from the branch manager.
Funds can be shown in sponsors account and some amount of funds can still be shown in student account, say up to 5 lakhs.
No, it is not accepted by all the universities.
No, it is not accepted by all the universities.
Below is the summary of the account types which are not accepted by all universities,
Minimum 45,000$ and few universities are quite expensive and may ask you to show 50,000$ to 70,000$. It Varies from University to university.
Parents and the relatives like Grandparents, Sister/brother and Aunt/Uncle)
It should be on the color letter head of the bank, with the Bank and branch details like Address, Contact no. Email id and IFSC code and this certificate should be issued with no condition.
Below details should contain bank certificate;
a. Name of the account holder
b. Address of the account holder
c. Account number
d. Total money in rupees
e. Total money in dollars
f. Conversation rate take
g. Purpose of the certificate
h. Branch manager Seal+Sign
No, it is not accepted.
Bank statement: A printed record of the balance in a bank account and the amounts that have been remitted and credited.
Bank Certificate: A document signed by a bank official, stating how much money a person has in the bank on a particular date.
No, university may not accept from the non- nationalized bank.
Yes, almost 90% of the universities accept Loan sanction letter.
For US I 314 is required. INA 213A
You need to visit the respective branch and request to issue a bank certificate.
A Loan sanction letter would suffice.
No, it is not accepted, because it cannot be immediately liquidated.
Up to 3 different account funds can be shown.
An affidavit of support is a document on which an individual signs to accept financial responsibility for another person (usually parents and relatives are the Sponsors for Students). The person who signs the affidavit of support becomes the sponsor of the relative (or other individual like Son/Daughter) coming to live in the United States.
Up to 6 months.
Not necessary, An affidavit of support can contain both father’s and mother’s name.
c. Grand parents
AOS-An affidavit of support is a document an individual signs to accept financial responsibility for another person.
Bank certificate-A document signed by a bank official, stating how much money a person has in the bank on a particular date.
Sponsors will issue AOS and it should be notarized.
No, not necessary for a sealed envelope.
Yes it is accepted.
No , only relations.
Yes it is required, it is a Compulsory field.
From the respective embassy you will have to get the AOS done.
No, an E stamp paper is also accepted.
a) Bank certificate from the company’s account.
b) Affidavit of support on the stamp paper.
c) A letter from the concern person, on the company’s letter head, stating that he would sponsor you.
Letters of Recommendation form one of the most important aspects of your profile, they are references that give a background of your achievements and the education you received.
References give much of the information needed to help the universities to make a thoughtful, decision on the well-informed information on the LOR.
Every University requires at least 2 Letters of recommendation, preferably from educational background. Some of the Universities require 3 LORs. It is advisable to have 2 LORs from professors and 1 from your manager or supervisor.( If you have work experience.)
The person who taught you in their academics like, professor project guide, academic adviser and managers from work place.
No, LOR from college is compulsory and they are required documents.
If the recommender is unable to give the LOR on the company letterhead then a visiting card of the concern person would suffice.
It's a standard part of the application process, the school you are applying to wants to make sure that you haven't accessed/tampered with the letter, and that it remains confidential till it reaches the school.
You may need to change the recommender, if the universities compulsorily ask for hard copy.
You may need to change the recommender, if the universities compulsorily ask for online LOR.
Yes, it should be on the college and company’s color letterhead.
From professors who know you very well and those who have worked with you over a long duration of time (2-3 years). Preferably your project guide, academic adviser or your mentor. Higher the designation of the recommender more would be the value of your recommendation letter. If possible get a recommendation from the Head of your department.
Recommendation from your manager or higher employee could add good value to your profile.
Yes, it’s one of the required documents.
Both are accepted.
Yes you can.
The length of the recommendation letter must not be more than 250 to 300 words. Keep the letter concise and to the point. Make sure the following skills are highlighted in the letter:
1. Research interest and potential
3. Communication skills
4. Leadership skills
5. Ability to face challenging situations
6. Extra-curricular activities
7. Team player
Universities abroad would address the student with their Surname, and its recommended and advised that there is a First name and Surname updated in the passport.
Yes you may apply with the existing passport and renew it before you go to the visa interview and keep the change of passport updated to all the applied universities.
Before going for the visa, your passport should have at least 6 months validity.
It is advised to do the corrections before you initiate with the application process.
Yes, may go ahead, permanent address in passport and current address for correspondence should/will be updated in all application.
It can be updated.
Passport holders in need of additional space in their passports will need to renew their passports by email the form DS-82. If you renew your passport from outside of the United States you will automatically be issued a larger 52-page book.
May not be required, existing passport copy would be sufficient for application process.
It is advised that you get the passport corrected, because all the application will be filled with the information in the passport.
It’s advisable to get the passport and then apply.
No, attestation is required for the passport.
The Statement of Purpose is the single most important part of your application that will tell the admissions committee who you are, what has influenced your career path so far, your professional interests and where you plan to go from here.
No, Self signature would be fine.
No, each SOP would brief about the university and the program that you apply for and each university requirements differ.
It all depends on the university requirements… usually it is 800 words to 1200 words.
Yes, they do require.
Yes, SOP should contain the university name and about the university.
It is not compulsory.
A two-page resume may be the best.
Yes, it should be signed by the student.
Include a passport-sized head shot on your resume. This photo should be professional and make a proper first impression. Place your head-shot at the top of your resume, with your name and contact information.
Yes, you can include.
It’s not compulsory but recommended or advised to send all the academics documents.
Respective school principals are authorized or else the Principal of the bachelor’s college can still attest the documents.
Universities are very particular with the attestation and in case you cannot get it signed from the school principals and college principals then the last option would be from the Govt. officials.
Not compulsory but advised to get it from the authorized person.
Diploma principal is authorized to attest the mark sheets and degree certificate.
You have to apply for the Duplicate mark sheet and then give the attested copy in a sealed envelope when you apply to the universities.
No, certain documents are confidential where the university would expect them in a sealed envelope, then only the documents are considered official.
You have to apply for the Duplicate mark sheet and then give the attested copy in the sealed envelope to apply to the universities.
It is required to certify that the student is experienced.
Not compulsory but it all depends on the program and universities requirements.
It is required at the time of the application process.
Yes, it should be attested by the concern person on all the multiple photo copies.
Bonafide certificate would suffice.
Yes, you may arrange for it.
Offer letter will suffice, till you resign and get the experience letter.
The Previous 2 companies’ work experience certificates and the offer letter from the current company would be sufficient.
No, Not compulsory.
a. It can be on the color letter head of the company
b. Concern person seal +Signature
c. Name of the employee
d. Date of joining
e. Current designation and Role
A portfolio is a collection of your best and most recent artwork that highlights your art experience. It is a visual achievement of your artistic accomplishments that demonstrates your ability and potential as an artist.
A portfolio of creative work is required for admission to the School of Architecture. This is a personal statement about you, your visual training, interest, and aspirations. Each portfolio is reviewed by an architecture admissions representative and is an important part of the way the school can learn more about you and your talents.
All the students who apply for Art, Architecture and Design program irrespective of bachelors or master program are required to prepare Portfolio.
While initiating the application process portfolio is required.
You may submit your portfolio by mail, in-person, or online via Slide Room.
There is no page limit or piece limit for your portfolio.
A research proposal is a document that provides a detailed description of the intended program. It is like an outline of the entire research process that gives a reader a summary of the information discussed in a project.
The main purpose of a research proposal is to show that the problem you propose to investigate is significant enough to warrant the investigation, the method you plan to use is suitable and feasible, and the results are likely to prove fruitful and will make an original contribution. In short, what you are answering is 'will it work?'
All the PhD candidates are compulsorily required to prepare Research proposal and few MS thesis programs will also ask for Research proposal and ultimately it depends on the universities too.
Research proposal is required at the time of application process.
Yes, it is the required document to process the application for the entire PhD students and few for MS Thesis based program too.