Documentation requirements - Bangladesh

Required education:

Higher Secondary Certificate + 1 year university education + English proficiency.

Documents to be uploaded:

All applicants must upload scanned copies of their supporting documents into the application portal, please name your uploaded files as suggested in the tables below.

Passport and English proficiency

Required document Description
Copy of passport or ID card

Please note that only a copy of the ID-page is required. The passport must be valid for at least six months after your departure from Norway.

Name the pdf file passport or idcard

Documentation of name change (if applicable)

Documentation of name change must be uploaded if your name appears different in any document.

Name the pdf file namechange

Documentation of English language proficiency

Documentation of English language proficiency is obligatory, also for those applying for Norwegian courses.

How to document English proficiency

Name the pdf file english

Secondary education

What to submit How to submit

Higher Secondary Certificate

Upload a scanned copy of the original Higher Secondary Certificate. Name the pdf or jpg file secondaryHSC.

Mark sheet/ Result card issued by the Board of Intermediate

and Secondary Education

Upload a scanned copy of the Mark sheet/ Result card issued by the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education certified by the Controller of Examination or Registrar's Office.

Mark sheets certified by persons outside the Controller of Examination or Registrar's Office, such as individual professors or external notary publics, will not be accepted.

Name the pdf or jpg file secondarymarks.

Higher education

What to submit How to submit

Mark sheets/ result card issued by the university

Upload scanned copies of the original transcripts/certificates. Name the pdf or jpg file(s) universitymarks.


Final degree certificate(s) (if applicable)           

Upload a scanned copy of the original Diploma. Name the pdf or jpg file(s) universitydiploma.

Statement of purpose

Required document Description
Statement of purpose

Your statement of purpose should be one page, typed, double spaced (max. 400 words). Tell us why the course is important to you, how it helps you fulfill future goals or how it relates to your current studies or employment. Briefly state your personal qualities that make you a good representative of your country.

Applicants to Norwegian Levels 3 and 4 must write their statement of purpose in Norwegian. Applicants to Norwegian courses who are currently taking NORA courses do not have to submit a Statement of purpose. 

Name the file statement

Scholarship form, CV and letter of recommendation (for scholarship applicants only)

Required document Description
ISS scholarship form

Download, complete the scholarship form, and upload it in the Application Portal. Eligible scholarship applicants will get the scholarship form when they apply. 

Name the file scholarship

CV Name the file CV
Letter of recommendation

You should submit one letter of recommendation from a person who is not related to you by blood or marriage. The referee should give information regarding your character, intellectual ability and seriousness of purpose. The letter should be written on official letterhead and must include contact information for the reference person. The letter should come from your professor, lecturer, headmaster, or your employer.

Name the file recommendation

Norwegian documentation (for Norwegian language courses levels 2-4 only)

Required document Description
Norwegian language

Applicants to Norwegian language levels II, III or IV should submit a copy of transcripts or test scores of previous Norwegian courses or exams.

For scholarship applicants to Levels II, III or IV, recommendations from a teacher or employer must be written on official letterhead.

If you have not taken any formal courses, simply explain how you have learned Norwegian in your statement of purpose.

Name the file norwegian

Important about documentation:

  • Upload documents preferably in PDF or JPG format in the online application portal (Søknadsweb) by the application deadline.
  • When uploading documents, you acknowledge that the University of Oslo may contact the issuing institution for verification.
  • Submission of fraudulent documents is illegal, and will be reported to the proper authorities and may lead to dismissal and loss of right to study. You are liable for uploading true and unaltered documents.
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected.

Continue the application process:

Need help?

See our guide to the application portal.


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