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"Gurukul" - A Global student's academic year program in an Indian school.

“India is a country where the source of all branch of science and mathematics emerged. Any one can see that reflection in all Indian Vedas and even in daily life of Indians live in traditional way. Vishvet Foundation invites foreign students to study Indian ancient knowledge of Vedas with full of science, astrology, spiritual, human body, mathematics, art and culture etc. It is a platform with full equipped modern facility and Indian ancient great learning at single place. We are warm welcoming you to join this program "Gurukul" (Boarding School in Sanskrit language) and become a genius.."

Destination and Duration:  Program will be with a residential English medium International or National recognized school in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Maharashtra (West India). Indian Academic  (GAP) Year falls in between July to next year April. Two options are available:

* Semester of 5 months

* Full year of 10 months 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Age: Strictly for 14 to 19 years old student
  • You have to produce last three year's academic transcript of recognized school
  • You should hold a permission letter from school to continue next standard study after returning in home country
  • No objection letter from parents or guardian 
  • You can come alone or small group of 2 – 5 members of same school or different school
  • You should be willing to sign and abide by program’s code of conduct
  • Mature enough to travel and live alone
  • This program will be paid depend on the hosting organization 
  • There will be an agreement which have to sign both the parties you and school with all terms and conditions
  • You should be able to communicate in English as all instructions will be given in English
  • Hold your travel cum medical insurance
  • Police clearance certificate from your local Police department
  • Genuine interest in the culture and education of India


Steps to Enroll

  • Register to our program by filling general inquiry form
  • Send us your filled application at least 15 weeks prior to start date
  • Sign the mutual participation agreement between both parties
  • Payment of administration fee of US $ 100 (non refundable) per participant to Vishvet Foundation
  • All rights are reserved for final selection with Vishvet Foundation
  • We will start finding a matching school and all official documentation work
  • Selection of school and mutual agreement between school and student
  • Program fee including lodging and boarding, transport etc will be depend on hosting school
  • There are two types of schools available. One is Private and other one is Public. Private schools are owned by individual or nationalized trust and Public schools are undertaken by state or central government of India 
  • Program fee in Private schools will be higher than public schools but some of the private schools are giving scholarships as well
  • We will have a pre arrival orientation via video conferencing if required 
  • Support letter for student VISA if required


Program Description

  • Accommodation - Residential school will be well equipped with food and other facilities in School premises. We can find an Indian host family as well on request of participant.
  • Transport - Airport transport to/from nearest Airport will be arranged by Vishvet foundation, all internal transportation cost will be borne by participant or it will be include in program fee as per the school norms
  • Support from Local coordinator - Orientation provided by Vishvet local coordinator, Support and supervision throughout the year by Vishvet local coordinator
  • Volunteer work - On request of participant Vishvet will place him with an organization in the field of: Art/Culture, Animal welfare, Education, Health awareness etc.

( School timings and Field work will depend on schedule of hosting organization)



  • Education - There is a fix schedule of six hours in school for five days a week. Lecture schedules will be designed as per the syllabus of each subject. Every quarter there will be exams of all subject which need to be clear every time and assessment marks will add into the final mark sheet. Schools will be equipped with all necessary infrastructures like open area, computer lab, science lab, math lab etc. with qualified teachers and facilitators.
  • Health/Wellness - Every schools are very much focused on health and wellness of each student. There are schedule of Yoga, exercise, sports, hygiene awareness and some community services in the field of health. There is a instructor who will be take care of it and will provide proper guidance.
  • Art/Culture - There is a compulsory classes on art and culture of India. Student will learn crafts, handmade articles, music and dance etc. There will be evaluation in which student have to showcase his/her talent on stage.
  • Animal Welfare - There will be visit to "Kankariya" a city zoo, School will take students to aware about the wild life and will do some volunteer work with an organization in the field of bird and animal welfare.
  • Entertainment - Welcome and Farewell party with all participants, Visit to local Movie theater to watch Indian or Hollywood cinema, Shopping & fun at malls and local market of the city. After school hours there is again a schedule in which 2 hours student can spend on TV, games, group meeting and outings.
  • Adventure - There will be out door activities schedule during the semester study in which student will go for mountain expedition, trekking, river rafting, paragliding, bird watching, jeep safari, rock climbing and Eco tours. Student should be ready to explore above all activities.
  • Historical place visit - There will be a historical monuments visit in the city and other places which can connect students to history of India. It will be a guided tour so will give real knowledge of Indian history.
  • Sports -  Schools generally having a big play ground in which students are allowed to participate in any game like soccer, badminton, chess, table tennis, cricket, volleyball, basket ball etc. Apart from it if needed there will be a visit to sports club in the city under the expert coach guidance.
  • Miscellaneous - Coffee with city Mayor/ State Assembly visit/ Meeting with social & cultural activists in the city of study.

Note: All rights of program schedule are reserved with Vishvet foundation and will make customization according to your requirements. 

Benefits of program

  • Gujarat is an emerging state in the field of business, education, engineering and medical.
  • State government is very supportive and made favorable policies for education sector.
  • There are plenty of opportunity of student to showcase talent on international level.
  • Schools are equipped with world class facilities.
  • Indian art and culture is so rich which will attract every student to learn from here.
  • There will be a visit to world famous institute like Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Darpana institute of performing arts, Architecture institute, Indian institute of fashion design etc.

For program cost and schedule contact us.

There is always fun when two participants meet of two different culture... Welcome!

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