Norway, a Nordic country located in Northern Europe, with borders to Sweden, Finland, and Russia on the east side is known as the Land of Midnight Sun.


Academic Requirements

  • For a Master’s program, a bachelor's degree or equivalent of at least 4 years of study (it must include courses equal to at least 1 or 2 years of full-time studies in a subject relevant to the program you applied for)
  • For a bachelor's program, a minimum qualification of 10+2 level along with one year of university education with an above 50% score is required. However,  some of the universities or programs may ask for a higher GPA.
  • English language proficiency test results are required with a minimum score of 6.5 overall and 5.5 in each band for the IELTS test.
  • In the case of the PTE test, a minimum score of 62 overall and 61 in writing is required.

[Note: Some universities may accept TOEFL and also ask for GRE test results depending on the course you choose.]


Documents Required For University Application

  • An up-to-date academic transcript.
  • A motivational letter clarifying why you chose to study at the specific university.
  • Curriculum Vitae (C/V) in case of any work experience.
  • GMAT/GRE test score results (may or may not be required/ only if the university asks for them).
  • TOFEL/ IELTS/ PTE test score results.
  • Financial declaration stating that you are able to support yourself for at least a year after you reach Norway.
  • A valid passport.
  • An application fee of approximately NOK 550.


Visa Application Document Checklist

  • A valid passport.
  • Accurate confirmation of admission to an approved university or an offer letter from your university.
  • You need to meet the standards of health and health insurance.
  • Proof of sufficient funds to support yourself while in Norway is mandatory. You should have enough money to cover your tuition fees and living expenses. These funds must be kept in a Norwegian bank account. Your university will help you set up a bank account in Norway. (In the case of dependents, you must have enough funds to support them as well.)
  • Proof of having an accommodation in Norway.
  • Receipt proof of paid application fee (approximately NOK 4900).

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