UK

Currency

Pound Sterling

Weather

Highest Temp 38 C Lowest Temp 7 C

The United Kingdom straddles the geographic mid-latitudes between 4961 N. It is on the western seaboard of Afro-Eurasia, the world's largest land mass. UK primarily is a cold country with perennial rains. It snows during the winter months (some degrees below zero). Summer months hover around 25 degrees

Examinations

IELTS

IELTS International English Language Testing System

221 VIEWS
GRE

GRE Graduate Record Examinations

248 VIEWS
GMAT

GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test

227 VIEWS

VISA INFORMATION

Documents to be submitted:

  • Visa Application form (VAF1 - Non-settlement) - fully completed and signed by applicant
  • Appropriate Visa fee for multiple entry
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months, with available 'visa' pages for stamping (additional pages are not acceptable).
  • If available, the student's old passport
  • Study Overseas Ltd (UK) reference letter & copy of signed Declaration Form – for Study Overseas Ltd (UK) students
  • Receipt for any deposit or prepayment of tuition fees paid to the University – if applicable
  • Evidence of current studies or current employment. If neither, evidence of current status
  • All educational certificates after/from schooling till date
  • Evidence of English Language qualifications

Valid original acceptance letter from school/college in the UK stating:

i. Cost of course fees and receipt for any fees paid

ii. Details of accommodation and how much it costs

iii. The start date and duration of the proposed course

Evidence of ability to pay for course:

i. Original bank statements/passbooks covering at least 6months or FD (copies to be submitted)

ii. The sponsor's Income Tax returns for 3 years and salary certificates.

iii. Deeds of any property or land owned in the student's country of origin.

iv. Chartered accountant's report

UK Embassy Details:

Address: Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India

Email: web.newdelhi@fco.gov.uk

General telephone+91 (11) 2419 2100 (24 hrs a day)

Management fax+91 (11) 2419 2492

Press & Public Affairs fax+91 (11) 2419 2411

Economic & Commercial fax+91 (11) 2419 2301

Defence fax+91 (11) 2419 2252

Political fax+91 (11) 2419 2464

Consular fax+91 (11) 2419 2491 (not for visa issues)

TRAVEL

Pre-requisite before travelling to UK:

SCHOLARSHIP

UK Government Scholarships 

Chevening Scholarships

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme which offers awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at universities in the UK. The programme provides full or part funding for full-time courses at postgraduate level, normally a one-year Master's degree, in any subject and at any UK university.

Commonwealth Scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarships are intended for students from developing Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue Master's and PhD study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).  Each Scholarship provides airfare to and from United Kingdom, tuition and examination fees, personal maintaining allowance, thesis grant (if applicable), initial arrival allowance, among others.

Reach Oxford Undergraduate Scholarships

A number of Oxford Colleges offer Reach Oxford Undergraduate Scholarships for Developing Country Students to students from developing countries for political and financial reasons. All undergraduate students can study all the subjects except medicine.
The scholarship includes university/ college fee, full grant of living in U.K , also provided the return flight to the U.K at the start and end of the course.

Brendish Family Foundation Scholarships

This Masters scholarship represent outstanding opportunities for Indian Students with a keen interest in health, education or clinical practice. To apply in this scheme you must be a national of India who has not previously studied or resided for more than one year in the UK, you must also meet the entry requirements to study a masters programme at the IOE.

COST OF LIVING

LIFE IN THE COUNTRY

Time Difference: India is 4:30 hours ahead of the UK.

Phone Code: To dial any number in the UK, you need to follow this format: Local Country Access Code + Destination International Code + Local number. This means you dial India access code then dial 44 (which is UK calling code), then the area code (2 – 5 digits) and then the phone number.

Capital City: London is the capital of UK and England. 

Languages Spoken: English, Welsh, Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic. There is a huge Indian population in England. So a noticable amount of Hindi is also spoken. There are regional communities (from all over India), so you will also find Punjabi speaking, Bengali speaking and other South Indian language speaking communities there.

Climate: UK primarily is a cold country with perennial rains. It snows during the winter months (some degrees below zero). Summer months hover around 25 degrees. 

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