Student Visa Application – Covering letter
The covering letter to be submitted by an applicant should be in the following format :
First paragraph : Applicant’s Name, Passport number, Name of course/ program to be attended
in Germany, name of the Institute/university, duration of the course/program, Semester course
fees (if none, that should also be mentioned)
Second paragraph : Details of financial sponsorship (person/ institute/ bank etc, as applicable)
Third paragraph: All past academic qualifications in the following tabular format:
Exam/ Degree, Institute, Board
Duration of the course,
Month and year of final exam
Fourth paragraph: All work experience, if any, in the following tabular format:
Duration (month, year)
Fifth paragraph: Any extra information, preferably in bullet points, that may support the visa
- The covering letter should preferably be not longer than one A4 page.
- Unless requested, ‘Extended Statement of Purpose’ should not be submitted.
- Covering letter to be submitted in the First set of application material must be an original one
with signature and date.
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Kolkata (Calcutta)
1, Hastings Park Road, Alipore, Kolkata 700027
Tel: +91-33-24791141/ 24791142/ 24398906