Citizens of countries other than India, who are not of Indian origin as defined under PIO are eligible under this category.
15% supernumerary seats are available for admission to PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) and foreign students. Of this, about one-third, i.e. 5% is reserved for children of Indian Workers in Gulf and South East Asia.
Candidates seeking admissions to these seats should have passed their Higher Secondary Examination or equivalent with subjects’ viz. Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
The fee for PIO, Foreign students and Children of Indian Workers in Gulf and South East Asia is US$ 5,000 or equivalent Rupees per year.