Under these guidelines, Foreign Students will include the following:
- Foreign Students: Candidates holding citizenship of foreign countries.
- Persons of Indian Origin (PIO): A person who or whose any of ancestors was an Indian national and who is presently holding another country’s citizenship/ nationality i.e. he /she is holding foreign passport.
- Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI): A person who is non-Indian citizen having a lifetime visa to live and work in India with fewer restrictions.
Foreign nationals can seek admissions to various Postgraduate & Research Programmes and also get opportunity to join IIT Patna through internship.