Studying in UK is a wonderful career choice that anyone can make. It offers world-class universities, faculties and immense job opportunities. That's the reason it attracts a number of students around the world. But there is misinformation that scares the students that they can't apply for the British universities without IELTS. But the truth is something else. There are several top recognized universities which don't ask for IELTS. To get the more idea about this entire concept read our blog written by Mr. Tejas Panchal, Admission Process Executive.
Enjoy the blog. Mr. Panchal has been working with top British universities for a long time.
The United Kingdom is a world leader in many areas of education including science, engineering, art and design, law and finance, business and management. The UK’s legacy and reputation as a world center for research makes the UK a magnet for the very good thinkers within the world. With only one per cent of the world’s population, the United Kingdom is responsible for 8% of global scientific publications.
To study abroad especially in an English language speaking country, submission of English proficiency tests such as IELTS, TOEFL, PTE etc. play a crucial role in the application procedure. Similarly, to study in the United Kingdom, IELTS is generally needed by major academic institutions but there are other options to get admission into the English language considered university without providing these scores.
According to HESA (Higher Education Statistical Agency) an organization dedicated to collecting and analyzing higher education data more than above 4 lakh International students from different countries who were enrolled in colleges and universities, with these Indian students making up the 2nd largest group amongst them.
Amongst the United Kingdom’s vast range of globally acclaimed and highly ranked universities, many universities provide admission to Indian students without the compulsion of IELTS.
Presently, above mentioned all these universities which allow students to get admission without IELTS. Students who have to clear their 12th HSC (or equivalent) with 65-75% marks in English can get direct admission in these universities.
IELTS is not the only way through which a university can examine the English proficiency of the applicants. If you have not given the IELTS exam, there are some alternatives provided by universities in the United Kingdom.
Online interview: Many universities may plan to appear for an online interview to assess your English proficiency. Most universities will conduct an interview via Skype interview or telephonic interview before taking a final decision. Interviewer observes their English language during the interview and if the student can impress the interviewer university will waiver the IELTS requirements.
Pre-sessional English Course: As in detail above, some universities offer pre-sessional English courses for those students who have below 70 marks in English score, a student has to attend 4-6 weeks plan to study in universities for these courses once they get accepted for their chosen degree.
Medium of Instructions: If you have scored more than 60% in English in your high school, then some universities will consider your high school marks rather than IELTS, but unfortunately many students who depend on their instruction. If students who study throughout English medium in their academic career they have maintained a good score in language so in these situations will waive the IELTS requirements.
Top Universities based on MOI we can apply (Pass out Year 2018)
Every time a student has to verify with the requirement by conducting a university of their choice before starting all the application process.
We hope you like the blog. At the end every case is unique and different and so is the decision. So if you are planning to study in the United Kingdom without IELTS exam clearance feel free to contact us or visit Edugo Abroad. We are a team of dedicated members and experienced crew who have a great network to British universities and institutes. With Edugo abroad, students are confident for their career choice.
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