If you choose to pursue a bachelor’s program, you may need proficiency in the Italian language as most of the universities offer courses in Italian. Additionally, criteria for bachelors include a minimum of 65% in class 12th along with an IELTS score of 6 -6.5 with no individual band less than 6, that is, if a University is offering the course is English. For Master’s program, many Italian universities offer courses in English. Moreover, portfolio is mandatory for design courses both in graduation and post-graduation. However, the eligibility criteria might vary from university to university and course to course.
Check the minimum grade you need to obtain to qualify for the course you wish to study. Also, if any examination needs to be taken. Example, for professional courses like Medicine, Engineering, Architecture, and the like, you may need to take a specific exam. Similarly, for English proficiency, you would be required to take an exam depending on your course and university.
For your stay in Italy, there are different requirements to apply for the Italian visa. You may have to visit the Italian embassy or the Italian consulate nearest to you. If you’re a citizen of United States, you can enter Italy without a visa for the first 90 days.