The Indian Embassy had arranged buses for evacuation and the first batch of girl students had boarded four buses when the bombing started.
Around 700 Indian students are stranded in Sumy, which has been witnessing intense fighting between Russian and Ukrainian troops for days now.
In phone talks that lasted for 50 minutes, Modi also urged Putin to hold direct talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in addition to the ongoing negotiations between their teams.
The students got stuck in Ukraine because the Indian government was nonchalant, an editorial in the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' claimed.
Government's duty to bring all Indians from Ukraine without indulging in 'partisan propaganda': Congress
The party has been criticising the government's response to evacuation of Indians from Ukraine, alleging that it has been delayed due to which students have got stranded in war zone.
In the Google form, the embassy has also asked for indicating the current location of the Indians stranded in Ukraine.
The volunteering students are studying in China, Uzbekistan and Philippines.