In order to get documents quick and easy or in case you are confused and lost, it’s better to go to VTU, Belgaum. You can get any documents just in 8 hours. You just have to spend one entire day at VTU, Belgaum. But, sometimes, in rare cases, it could be necessary to spend 2 days in VTU, Belgaum.
You can go to Belgaum by Bus or by train. It takes 8 to 10 hours to reach Belgaum from Bangalore – I am not aware from other places. Once you get down at VTU, it takes 30 minutes to 1 hour to reach VTU office depending upon traffic. Usually there is no traffic in Belgaum.
Auto is the best to reach VTU office, but while coming back to Belgaum Railway station or bus station, taking local bus is better. Why? Because you may not find autos when you have to go back to the station
You may follow these steps given below to plan your journey to VTU. And I am sorry about the quality of the pictures in this post.
Step 1: Booking ticket to Belgaum:
First check whether you can get railway tickets to Belgaum from this site:
It is always good to book tickets 15-20 days early to go by train. Book tickets such that you reach VTU office before 9 AM in the morning. Train ticket has to cost Rs. 250 or more for a single person.
If you are planning for Bus, check whether you get ticket from this site:
It’s good to book tickets 2 or 3 days earlier to go by bus. Book tickets such that you reach VTU office before 9 AM in the morning. A bus ticket has to cost more than 450 rupees depending upon the kind of luxurious bus you choose. See this link, http://www.ksrtc.in/site/bus-services, to know kinds of buses that go to Belgaum:
Step 2: What must be carried to VTU Belgaum?
A college bag, Original BE Marks cards/Xerox copy of marks card, SSLC Marks card, Driving license or College ID, Stapler, gum, Passport and stamp size Photos, Pen.
Step 3: From Railway station/Bus station to the VTU Office.
Once you reach Belgaum Bus station or railway station, it’s better to hire an Auto rather than a Bus to go to VTU. Ask the auto driver to go to VTU Office, GnanaSangama. Don’t pay more than Rs. 70 to Rs. 100 to the Auto driver to go to VTU office. And Make sure you submit your documents before 12 PM, Or else they will ask you to come tomorrow. It takes around 15 to 30 minutes to reach VTU office.
I don’t recommend Bus because you’ll get late and you don’t understand where you are heading; but in Auto you can communicate with the auto driver for any information.
Step 4: At the VTU Office.
VTU is very huge, Very clean and very few people walk in the campus.
Huge VTU Campus
VTU Entrance, This picture is Courtesy of flickr.com
Auto Driver will drop you inside the VTU campus. Wherever he drops you inside the campus, first ask or look for State Bank of Mysore. Once you see the SBM, walk towards the building opposite to the SBM: It is THE VTU registrar office building. You have to go to the floor where registrar office is situated. I think registrar office is in the 2nd or 3rd floor as far as I remember.
State bank of Mysore opposite to Registrar Building; Note: You can make DD from this Bank
Way to Registrar Examination Building on the 3rd floor. In Front of SBM
Remember, you don’t meet The Registrar; you meet the Receptionist in the registrar office. The receptionist is responsible collect your application or any other details, and she or he is also responsible to distribute the documents.
Most interesting is, all kind of application forms for PDC, CMC, Transcript are readily available at the VTU Registrar office in bulk just like deposit forms in the bank. So you don’t have to carry any application forms to VTU, Belgaum.
Outside Registrar office submitted application at 11Am and waiting to collect Documents at 4Pm-5Pm
Opposite to Registrar Office Room
Also remember, Sometimes you are asked to get your Marks cards/application form attested before applying for any documents. You can get them attested from the VTU campus itself. The receptionist will tell you where to get attested; you just have to go to where she/he tells you to go and get attested.
Gazzeted officer Attestation is done here
Step 5: After Submission
After submitting your documents, receptionist will ask you to come back at 5 Pm in the evening. Until then you can stay in the VTU campus or look for a Hotel to sleep. I recommend staying in the campus until 5Pm.
There is a canteen and some shops, like ,bakery, general stores Next to the SBM; so you can eat whenever you want-Canteen charges less on food.
Bathrooms are available that are neat and clean.
VTU Canteen(Next to SBM Bank)
Step 6: at 5Pm
At this time you’ll face a rush of students to collect their documents. The receptionist will call out the names asking to take the documents. Be ready with Photo ID proof to show it to the receptionist.
Received my Documents the same day at 4-5PM
Once you receive the documents, go to the State Bank of Mysore; because the bus stop is in front of the SBM. Take bus that goes to railways station or Bus station. Usually all the buses go to railway and Bus station.
However, if you find Auto, you can hire, but don’t pay more that Rs. 70 to 100.
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