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How to Prepare Your Studies in Germany

If you're looking for Masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral courses in Germany, submit your application for a German National Visa directly at the Service Provider VFS Global to skip the wait time for an interview appointment at the German Mission.

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How to Prepare Your Studies in Germany


The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers free counsellings for students on German universities in many Indian cities like New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Pune.

Registration/ Enrollment Process


You will need certified copies of your academic mark sheets and certificates to enrol at the university. These certified copies are available at German Missions.

Open blocked bank account


Students should have an open, blocked bank account with 11,208 euros as proof that they can meet their living expenses. Students can only withdraw 934 euros per month from their blocked bank account.

Visa Application


Prepare the necessary documentation for your visa application using the Student Visa Checklist as soon as you have received the letter of admission from your German university.

Pass Photo 


Get your pass photos as per the guidelines for biometric photos (35 mm x 45 mm).

Visa Application Form


Complete the National Visa Application online, take a print of it out, sign it, and submit it with the other required documents, like academic certificates, language tests, declaration forms, etc.

Visa Interview


Schedule an appointment for your visa interview at your nearest German Mission. For payment of the visa fee, make a demand Draft at the current exchange rate. The demand Draft must not be older than 2 months

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