UK universities boosted by ‘landmark’ agreement with India to recognise qualifications - 01/08/2022

According to UK government sources the UK and India signed an agreement on the 21st July 2022 officially recognising each other's higher education qualifications.

  • UK and India sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) officially recognising each other’s higher education qualifications
  • Agreement likely to attract more international university students to UK – each estimated by industry to be worth more than £100,000 to the economy
  • Deal is one of three signed today implementing aspects of UK-India Enhanced Trade Partnership agreed by the Prime Minister last year

The UK and India have signed an agreement to recognise each other’s higher education qualifications in a move welcomed by British universities.

The Memorandum of Understanding, part of the UK-India Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP) agreed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, means A-levels and their equivalents, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees will now be recognised in India. It will allow Indian students who graduate from British universities to apply for postgraduate qualifications, or embark on government careers that require university qualifications, wh­en they return home.

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