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How to Study in the UK? - A complete guide for Indian Students

Known for their innovative and practical teaching, UK universities are among the best-ranked universities in the world. 

To ensure that UK universities uphold high learning standards, the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)  inspects them regularly. Indian students will get the chance to study from some of the top academics in the UK, be creative, gain confidence, and build a strong personality. 

Reasons Indian Students should apply to UK universities- 

Some universities also offer part-time courses which allow students to work as well. This gives students the flexibility to choose according to their convenience. Indian students will have to apply for the Student Visa application process. 

Student Visa Process


Student Visa is a vital process for Indian students applying to UK universities. With the guidance of our team, the process becomes easier as all the queries are solved immediately. The documents required for the same are listed below:- 

  • Passport - Passport applications can be online, and the government verifies the required documents.
  • CAS - The course provider provides confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS), which can be received via e-mail or courier.
  • ATAS - All Indian researchers and students (with certain exceptions) who plan to study or conduct postgraduate research in specific fields and are subject to UK immigration must apply for the Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS). It is a document that is required only by a few students. 
  • Parental consent - Written parental permission needs to be submitted in case the Indian student is under 18 years of age. 
  • TB test reports - To immigrate to the UK, a person should be in good health. Anyone coming to the UK for more than 6 months would need to submit their TB test results. 

Top Universities in the UK and their Global Ranks 

The top universities with high quality education are under-mentioned in the table. Each university requires different kinds of formalities and the students can go through the website of each of the universities.
























Courses offered in the high-ranked UK universities 

There is a wide variety of courses at the universities. The few popular courses are undermentioned - 

Business Management - Indian students who are interested in entrepreneurship and need practical knowledge can apply under the business management courses. Those with a business administration or business administration degree can get a job with a weekly wage of around £769. Under business management, there are a few sub-types:- 

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Law - Law is one of the most highly acclaimed degrees in the UK. Law firms are highly competitive compared to other degrees in the UK. The degrees offered in this field are -

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  • uncheckedCriminal Justice

Psychology: Mental health concerns have risen in the current world. People from all over the world want to pursue a professional career in psychology. The types of psychology degrees offered are-

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Medicine - The variety of courses, the quality of teaching, and the job permits of the UK make it a popular place to study medicine. No matter which medical course a person chooses to pursue in the UK, there are many benefits that an individual will get afterward. The most popular medical degrees- 

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  • uncheckedDentistry
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  • uncheckedVeterinary Surgery
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  • uncheckedPsychotherapy
  • uncheckedBiomedicine
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Engineering and technical positions - Engineering and technical degrees are much hyped around the world and with these degrees, the UK offers internships as well. This boosts the experience of the person and thereby giving more high-quality jobs in the future. 

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Cost for Indian Students

The cost of living varies in different parts of the UK depending on the tuition fees and the cost of rent. For the Indian students living in the UK, the tuition fees start from approximately £10,000 to £38,000 depending on the course one wants to study. 

The minimum monthly- expenditure an individual can expect for living over there are enlisted below. These figures are only expected ones and can vary accordingly  - 





Electric, Gas and Water Bills

£40 - £50

Food and housekeeping 

£160 - £200

Travel costs (according to bus passes)


Books and Stationery 






Scholarships offered by UK

Studying in the UK is a form of investment. If one invests in a good course now, the returns will be fruitful. The fruitful aspects include retirement benefits, social security benefits, modern transportation, and higher living standards. 

  • Commonwealth Scholarships - Students from the Commonwealth province who cannot afford to study in the UK are the target audience for Commonwealth Scholarships. By providing funds for postgraduate courses in various formats, the program contributes to developing future innovators and leaders.
  • Chevening Scholarships - High commissions and British embassies are responsible for giving Chevening Scholarships. The eligibility criteria for these scholarships are the ones who are skilled and have shown exceptional performance in the required fields. The persons applying should portray their leadership skills and individual achievements. 
  • GREAT Scholarships- The British Council's Study UK program and the UK Government's GREAT Britain Campaign contribute to funding this fellowship. Through this program, 99 postgraduate scholarships in a range of areas are available from 36 UK universities. A minimum of £100 is given to Indian students who want to pursue higher education.

Employment Trends in the UK 

Between September and November of 2023, 33.05 million adults over 16 were employed. The employment rate for those aged 16 and 64 increased to 75.8% from 75.7% in the preceding quarter. The UK immigration authorities have higher expectations in 2024 and welcome immigrants from India.

Read these FAQs

Does UK need ielts for study?

You can study in UK without IELTS

Is UK costly for Indian students?

The cost of studying in the UK for Indian students can vary depending on the course and university you choose. On average, for undergraduate courses, you can expect tuition fees to range from INR 8L(Approx) and INR 30.5L(Approx) per year.

Can I settle in UK after study?

International students who have successfully completed an undergraduate or master

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