University of Birmingham and India

The University has a long and proud history of engaging with India. We welcomed the first students from India to our Edgbaston Campus in 1909 to study for degrees in Mining and in Commerce. Since then we have provided education for more than 1000 Indian alumni, including high ranking government officials who study Public Policy in the International Development Department.  There are currently over 130 Indian students at the University following undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a range of subjects.

 

The student experience

Find out about student life and how to get involved in the student community to make the most of your time here.

Scholarships

Find out more about scholarships and financial support.

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Please note: If you have taken exams which are from another country's national education system (eg the Arbitur from Germany or SAT and AP exams from the USA) you should consult the country specific section for that country for qualification equivalence information. If you are unsure about the acceptability of your qualifications for entry to Birmingham please contact us for further details.

Birmingham Foundation Academy

Holders of the Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate with an average score of 65% from for ICSE, CBSE, West Bengal State Board will be considered for entry to Birmingham Foundation Academy. All other state boards require 70% overall.

If wish to apply for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway you need to have at least 65% in mathematics from ICSE, CBSE, West Bengal State Boards

For further information see the Birmingham Foundation Academy website.

Undergraduate

Holders of the Indian Standard XII with an overall score of 75%, or higher will be considered for entry to the first year of our undergraduate degree programmes. Please see grade equivalencies below. 

  • AAA = 85% ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra or 80% West Bengal or 90% Other State boards
  • AAB = 80% ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra or 75% West Bengal or 85% Other State boards
  • ABB/BBB = 75% ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra and West Bengal or 80% Other State boards

For MBChB only- A*AA = 85% overall from ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra or 80% West Bengal or 90% Other State boards. Subjects taken must include Chemistry and Biology with A* grade in one of these subjects

  • A* = 90% ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra, 85% West Bengal, 95% Other State boards.

Please note: Students wishing to study MBChB must also show a minimum of A in Maths and A* in either Chemistry or Biology in their Standard X exam in order to be considered for this programme.

 

Postgraduate

Either: A four year Bachelors degree (first class or very good upper second class)

Or: A three year Bachelors degree (first class) from recognised institutions in India.

For MSc programmes, the Business School will consider holders of three-year degree programmes (first class or very good upper second class) from recognised institutions in India.

For entry to LLM programmes, Birmingham is happy to accept applications from 3 or 5 year LLB holders from India from prestigious institutions.

English Language

Applicants with appropriate grades in Standard XII English (English Core/English Elective/Functional English in CBSE) do not require additional SELT qualifications.

You may be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the for specific programme requirements.

 

 

How to apply

How to apply video

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Accommodation

Accommodation at the University of Birmingham

Find out more about student accommodation. The University has a wide variety of accommodation to suit every need making Birmingham feel like a home away from home.

Alumni in India

Alumni

The University has many strong alumni groups all over the world. Find out more about Birmingham alumni activities in Bahrain by clicking on the picture above.


Contact us 

Remember to check our events page for forthcoming recruitment activities. We also have a Facebook page, which has details of upcoming events and is an opportunity for you to interact with students.

Get in touch

The University of Birmingham have an office in New Delhi and our team - Aprajita Kalra (Country Officer) and Pinkyla Wazilingpa (Executive Assistant) -  will be happy to answer any queries you might have. Please telephone the India Office directly on +91 11 2370 6237/38 or send an email

University of Birmingham (India Office) 

1007 Mercantile House

15, Kasturba Gandhi Marg

New Delhi - 110 001

India

Tel. +91 11 23706237/38

Fax +91 11 23706243

 

Birmingham representatives in India

Aspire Overseas Education Pvt. Ltd
293, Satya Niketan
South Campus Delhi University
New Delhi - 110021
India

Ph: +91-11-2410 9844

Email: mail@aspirebig.com

The Chopras Ltd
Head Office
Chiranjiv Towers
43, Nehru Place,
New Delhi - 110019
India

Offices also in North Delhi, West Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Trivandrum, Vijayawada.

Ph: +91-11-4160 8466, 26478940, 26280600, 26414164/65, 26445195, 2628036

Email: delhi@thechopras.com

Global Reach
Head Office
Unit 7, The Millennium
235/2A AJC Bose Road
Kolkata - 700 020
India

Offices also in Ahmedabad, Baroda, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Patna and Salt Lake.

Ph: +91 33 2283 5537

Email: mlnm@globalreachonline.com

IDP Education India
Head Office
Suite No 610 - 616, 6th Floor, International Trade Tower
Nehru Place,
New Delhi - 110019
India

Offices also in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Gujarat, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Pune, Vadodara.

Ph: +91 11 4867 4900

Email: info.newdelhi@idp.com

Krishna Consultants
Head Office
Krishna Plot no 10/2
Behind Infotech Tower
Parsodi, Nagpur - 440022
Maharashtra

Offices also in  Raipur, Rohini, Kolhapur and Delhi. 

Ph: +91 712 2222061 /62/63 or +91 9860540220

Email: uk@studies-overseas.com

Trivedi Consultants
1-2, Aum Jaydeep Heights
N.S. Road No. 1, JVPD, Juhu
Vile Parle (West)
Mumbai - 400056
India

Ph: +91-0-22 2663 6600

Email: info@tceducation.com

Visits to India

Staff from the University of Birmingham visit different countries throughout the year to meet with students, schools and universities. For full details of visits, please see the Meet us in your country section.




For further information about the India Office please see the welcome video below:

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Taiwan October 2014

Date
17 - 23/10/2014
Location:
Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, Taipei, Taiwan
Categories:
Exhibitions, International, Students

China October 2014

Date
18 - 25/10/2014
Location:
Beijing, China, Shanghai
Categories:
Exhibitions, International, Students

Japan October 2014

Date
22 - 28/10/2014
Location:
Japan, Osaka, Tokyo
Categories:
Exhibitions, International, Students
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