The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) ever since its inception in 1925 had been vested with the responsibility of according academic equivalence to the qualifications awarded by the accredited/approved/recognized foreign Boards and Universities, for the purpose of higher studies and employment. AIU thus facilitates the students by issuing equivalence certificates to them. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India vide their letter No. F.15-17/94-TS IV dated 13th March, 1995 has acknowledged the works of AIU and issued the Gazattee Notification which states that " Those foreign qualifications which are recognized/equated by the AIU, are treated as recognized for the purpose of employment to post and services under the Central Government."As on date the equivalence is accorded based on the Policies, Procedures and Regulations as adopted by different Statutory Bodies and Councils of the Government of India which are : a) The degree is awarded by the foreign universities which are approved/recognized/ accredited in its own country; b) degree is pursued by student as a full time regular student on the campus of the university of its origin or on the duly approved offshore campus of the university; c) the minimum prescribed duration of the degree programme of the studies is at least the same as applicable in case of Indian Universities; d) the minimum eligibility requirements for admission in the degree programme of studies is at least the same as applicable in case of Indian Universities.On fulfillment of the above parameters, equivalence certificates are issued. kindly complete the formalities and provide all the documents/details as required.