Visa Requirement and Paper Submission

An entry Visa is essential for all foreigners visiting India.Those traveling for ICC 2021 Conference will need to apply for Conference Visa. Conference Visas are issued by the relevant Indian Embassy if participants are able to produce:

Registered participants of the ICC 2016 Conference who have no payments outstanding will be able to generate and print personalized letters of invitation by using the personal access key emailed after registration. Registered participants will also be able to download copies of permissions from Indian Government Agencies.

It is advisable to apply for Visas well in advance, but not earlier than 3 months before the date of the World Congress. Foreign visitors entering India must possess a passport valid for at least 6 months after their date of entry into India, except in the case of nationals of Bhutan and Nepal, who need only carry suitable means of identification.

If approved, a single entry Conference Visa will be granted. Please note that the validity of a Visa begins on the day it is issued. The date of entry into India does not affect the period of validity of a Visa.

Submissions are welcome in all traditional areas of control and system theory and applications, as well as non-traditional areas such as systems and synthetic biology, networked control systems, smart grids, learning control systems, and many others.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Papers submitted to ICC 2016 must be original, not previously published, or accepted for publication elsewhere, and they must not be submitted to any other event or publication during the entire review process. IEEE policy regarding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and duplicate submission/publication will be strictly enforced. Papers, as well as proposals for Invited Sessions, must be submitted electronically by the submission deadline through the PaperCept Conference Management System at

Paper submissions should follow the IEEE double-column format for conferences (templates will be available on the conference Web site). A maximum of 8 pages is allowed for each paper, with all figures and references included. Submitted papers will undergo a peer-review process, coordinated by the Program Committee. Submission of a paper implies that should the paper be accepted, at least one of the authors will register and present the paper at the conference. A paper that is accepted but not presented by someone (who could be someone other than the authors) will not be included in IEEE Xplore.

The venue for ICC 2021 has been changed to Mahindra Ecole Centrale (MEC). Watch this site for directions to MEC and information on accommodation.