The UK Government provides an opportunity to all Indian students to study in the country but as a prerequisite, you’ll have to obtain a student visa first.

Process to obtain UK Student Visa is as follows:-

Students must be very selective at the time of course selection, for student Visa of UK. As we have seen a lot of students getting their visa refusal because of wrong course selection. For Example- If student studied 12th with commerce background but applying for IT course in Canada that could lead to a visa rejection. Ganesha Overseas have rich experience and dedicated staff for short listing the best possible courses for each and every student.

The visa you need will depend on your age and the type of study you wish to pursue in the UK. Here’s an overview* of the types of study visas and their application requirements

  • 10th & 12th certificates
  • Polytechnic detail mark sheets of each semester + Diploma Certificates
  • Bachelor detail mark sheets of each semester + Degree Completion Certificates
  • Master detail mark sheets of each semester + Degree Certificates
  • Backlogs detailed certificate, if any

To be eligible for a Tier 4 student visa, you must:

  • Have an unconditional offer of a place on a course with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor
  • Be able to speak, read, write and understand English
  • Have enough money to support yourself and pay for your course.

To be eligible for a Tier 4 student visa, you must:

  • A current passport or other valid travel documentation
  • Evidence of funds to provide your living expenses for the duration of your course
  • Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) reference number and documents used to obtain CAS
  • Passport-sized colour photographs
  • Tuberculosis screening (if required)
  • Assessment documentation
  • Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance certificate (if required)

To gain your UK student visa, you’ll have to provide with an evidence of proficiency in the English language. This usually means passing a secure English language test to be able to prove your communication and correspondence skills.

IELTS for UKVI is an IELTS test approved for UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) purposes. This applies to everyone coming from a non-English speaking country. While there is no change in the content, format or level of difficulty and scoring, IELTS for UKVI simply follows certain extra security protocols to ensure the authenticity of the test taker.

You may also have to appear for a personal interview at the UK embassy or consulate.

Visa Fee

As an applicant from outside the UK, you will have to pay £348 as your visa fee (do check the latest fee when applying here).

As part of your application, you must also obtain a biometric residence permit (BRP) from the UKVI. You will need to make an appointment with the UKVI to have your fingers and thumbs scanned and a digital photo taken of your face.