Overseas Indian Affairs Overseas Indian Affairs

Students Registration Portal

The number of Indian students pursuing higher education programs abroad is estimated to stand at nearly 6.5 lakhs. In order to collect data about the number of Indian students abroad, courses they are pursuing and to enable a more effective grievance redressal mechanism, Ministry launched in July 2015, a portal (madad.gov.in/appconsular/welcomelink) for voluntary registration of Indian students abroad. Database of students collected through the portal will also enable us to contact the students in the event of an emergency.