Indian students are found all across the world excelling in almost every field. The UK has been one of the most preferred locations for pursuing education for the students in India. With about 21,500 student visa applications, India has become the second largest country to issue student visas for the UK. On number one is China and India is followed by the US securing the third rank.
The statistics were provided by the Harry Booty, the regional communication manager at Visas and Immigration in UK Home Office. He also added that China is dominating with about 1,00,000 student visas and the US has approximately 15,000 Tier-4 student visas. “India has experienced a persistent rise in the number of student visa applications. The figure has doubled in the past three years,” he said. Among the Indians, most applications were received from Mumbai and Delhi, and state-wise, Telangana has produced the highest number of applicants.
The UK High Commission will remain closed from 28th Sept to 02nd Oct 2017. Below are the details -
28th Sept - Ayudha Pooja
29th Sept - Durga Pooja Nabami
30th Sept - Saturday
01st Oct - Sunday
02nd Oct - Gandhi Jayanti
This will cause delay in the visa processing, applicants are suggested to plan travel accordingly.