Plenty of jobs for Indian students in UK
United Kingdom, 3rd June: Doors are still open for genuine students in the UK as unlimited job opportunities await Indian students.
This has been clarified by UK High Commission’s senior officer.
Opportunities galore for Indians in UK--No doubt, the earlier UK Tier 1 PSW (Post Study Work) permit has been withdrawn allowing international students to stay and work in the UK after completion of their studies. But, that is not the end of opportunities, admits the official.
UK Tier 2 visa program--Meanwhile, foreign students, including Indians, can make applications for the UK work visas. The condition is that they must possess an offer of job at the graduate level in the UK. This job offer must with registered firms in the UK.
This facility is available under UK Tier 2 of PBS (Points based system). Under this program, all foreign students graduating from any UK university may make application for a UK work visa and work in the UK for a maximum period of three year. And there is also a possibility of getting extension for another three years.
New route for graduate entrepreneurs in UK—International graduates of universities in the UK will be given opportunity to live in the UK and give shape to their businesses, states the UK High Commission official. This will be possible through the introduction of a new UK visa program for graduate entrepreneurs.
The program expects to allure foreign students to enroll themselves in the best UK colleges and UK universities, the official affirmed.
Brightest and best Indian students are still welcome for studying in the UK. Students successfully graduating with qualifications recognized globally will be well equipped to grab graduate level employment in not just the UK but elsewhere too.
India presses for easing UK visa norms—Meanwhile, the UK government is being urged by Indian government to relax UK visa rules. Indian government says UK must ease restrictions for students, businessmen and entrepreneurs for increasing investments.
As per the official sources, Indian government has asked for higher flow of investments from the UK.
There has been an increase in the UK-India trade in the year 2011-12 from $16 billion to $12.5 billion despite a global economic slowdown.