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Want to study in the UK? Here’s all what you need to know!

The United Kingdom is one of the most preferred destinations for higher studies. The wide range of courses, programmes and other qualifications offered in the country are recognized as the best all over the world. In popular opinion, it is believed that admission process in the UK is a complex one. However, hiring a consultant can make the procedure hassle-free.
Counted among the top immigration consultants in Chandigarh with years of experience in the field, Visa Expert 24 lists all the important pointers for the UK Visa application process:

The basic things you need to know

Application process in the UK is slightly different form the EU and non-EU students. In most cases, it is carried out through Universities and College Admission Services (UCAS) – the official UK application service.

UK study visa consultants in chandigarh In case your institution is not associated with UCAS, you need to contact them directly for the application procedures. Students applying for Performing Arts are required to apply through Conservatories UK Admission (CUKAS).

Admissions in the UK institutions are competitive. Consultants at Visa Expert 24 advise the students begin their research at least a year in advance from the date of application. This will provide ample time to the applicants to for fulfilling all the requirements.

Application Deadlines

For EU Students, the academic year runs from September-July of the following year in the UK. Schedule for Undergraduate courses via UCAS are as follows:
• 15 October – Oxford or Cambridge, or any programmes in medicine, dentistry or veterinary sciences in term one of the following years
• 15 January for most of the remaining courses
• 24th March for some of the art and design courses

Non-EU students can submit their applications from 1st September, a year preceding their proposed commencement date until 30th June. It is advised that students should apply as soon as possible so that they could double check the institution specific deadlines. For undergraduate programmes at non-UCAS, applicants should contact the institutions directly.
In case of postgraduate applications, while most of the institutions accept the UCAS, the applications should be submitted directly to the host institution.

The documents you need

Students need to make sure that their qualifications are recognised by the UK. They may be required to produce either IELTS or TOEFL scores to prove their proficiency of the English Language. All other academic records and qualifications are required to be included in your application.

Students need to make sure that their qualifications are recognised by the UK. They may be required to produce either IELTS or TOEFL scores to prove their proficiency of the English Language. All other academic records and qualifications are required to be included in your application.

The applicants will also be asked to write down a personal statement — why they want to pursue proposed course of study. Some universities might ask for letter of recommendation from previous professional and academic superiors as well.

Admission and Aptitude Tests

Depending on the requirement of the institution and programme, the applicants might also need to sit for an additional aptitude test. GAMSAT and LNAT are the common admission tests for postgraduate medicine programmes and Law programmes respectively.

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