United Kingdom

Knowing United KIngdom

Why the United Kingdom?




September–December/early January






  • In the UK, the public universities are funded by the government funding councils for teaching and research while private universities get their funding solely from tuition fees.
  • Private universities have a higher tuition fee but offer more scholarships than the state universities. However, private universities have limited student seats and majors compared to the state.


Yes, it’s possible. You will need to go through the UCAS transfer university process and follow the normal deadlines set by various universities.

  • UK universities use the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme (CATS).
  • In addition to CATS, most UK universities use the European ECTS system.
  • In a full academic year, 120 CATS and 60 ECTS credit hours are normally taken, and grades are usually calculated as percentages (0-100).

Yes, if the online degrees are legitimate and recognized by UGC (University Grants Commission) and DEB (Distant Education Bureau).


Must apply online. As part of the application you’ll need to prove your identity through visa application centres.

For a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa: £348 (Approx. Rs 33,349).


  • Must graduate and hold a degree from a recognized university
  • Must be financially independent
  • The application for the visa must be submitted within 12 months of finishing the program (ought to look for employment opportunities in the 12-month period)
  • If not completed their degree in the English language, you would be required to take up IELTS in band of 6.5 (each of the four components) in the examination.

After completion of the study, the UK post-study work visa allows international students to stay back to search for work for a period of 2 years.

  • Parents, children, spouses can apply for a family visa.
  • With this visa, you can stay in the UK for 2 years and 9 months. After this, you’ll need to apply to extend your stay.

Living in the UK

  • Around £900 to £1500 (73917 INR to 123195 INR)
  • The UK Visa and immigration requires you to have £1,334 per month for courses in London and £1,023 per month for courses outside London (for upto 9 months)

  • Yes, students on full time degree-level courses holding a Student visa are permitted to work in the UK.
  • Requirements/rules: Up to 20 hours per week during University term time.

Exams required- UK

Exams required


IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Language proficiency standardized test

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Language proficiency standardized test

GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test)

Evaluates the general knowledge of students in algebra, arithmetics, geometry, multi-data source, and grammar. Four sections: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal

GRE (Graduate Record Examinations)

A standardized test that is required for applicants applying for a graduate degree course


  • Students require academic qualifications, personal statement, financial proof and an interview.
  • Applications can be submitted via their portal.

UK Post-Study

  • Engineering, Healthcare, Human resources (HR), Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Sales, Computer science and IT, Law, Art and Design, and Medicine. (more)

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