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We value meeting potential students in person, so our officers visit cities around the world to give you a chance to meet them. You can also speak to any of our approved international agents (see 'Approved agents' on this page) in your country about studying at ARU.

Our On Demand Open Day experiences are available 24/7, wherever you are:

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Student visa applications are currently taking at least three weeks to process, but this could be significantly longer for some countries. We strongly recommend you apply for your student visa as early as possible.

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Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

for students coming from India to ARU

For entry to a bachelor’s degree (year 1), we will consider the following qualifications:

  • A recognised foundation programme
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • International Advanced Levels (A Levels)
  • HSC/Standard 12 with an overall average of 50% from the West Bengal exam board  
  • HSC/Standard 12 with an overall average of 55% from the following exam boards: CBSE, Delhi, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu
  • HSC/Standard 12 with an overall average of 60% with at least 40% in a minimum of 5 subjects from any other exam board

For entry to a master’s degree, we will consider the following qualifications:

  • A recognised pre-masters course
  • 3 year Bachelors or 4 year Bachelor Engineering or Technology, minimum division 2 (50% - 59%) in relevant subjects
  • 4 year Bachelor of Laws complying with above for entry to LLM

For entry to a research degree, we will consider overseas qualifications equivalent to a UK Master’s degree. Please visit our postgraduate research pages for more information on the application requirements. 

The above is a guide only and not all qualifications are listed. There may be additional course requirements, such specific subjects or grades, a portfolio or an interview, for example. These requirements will be detailed on each individual course page.

If you don't hold one of the qualifications above, ARU College can help. ARU College provides foundation, first year and pre-Masters courses designed to prepare you for entry to your chosen degree.

English requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to be able to show you have the required level of English language. This is so we can ensure you'll be able to follow your course.

  • Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Our standard entry criteria for postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses is IELTS 6.5, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

If you don't meet our English language requirements, our Language Centre offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course.

Our Language Centre also offers the English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) in the UK and overseas. Check our events page for dates or contact our country managers for more information.

Fees and scholarships

We know that studying abroad is a big investment. Find out more about fees, paying for university, and the support available:

How to apply

Here are some links to important information that will help you with your application to ARU:

Approved agents

AECC Global

Website: www.aeccglobal.in

Location: Gurugram

Address: Plot No. 15, 2nd Floor, Near EPF Office, Sector – 44, Gurugram 122003

Branches: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bangalore CS, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Jalandhar, Kochi, Ludhiana, Surat, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

Main Telephone Number: 1800 572 0022

Campus Overseas

Website: www.campusoverseas.com

Location: Calicut

Address: 2nd Floor, Kallikunnel Arcade, Cherooty Road, Calicut 673001, Kerala

Landmark: between Ch fly over junction and Gandhi park near 4th Railway gate

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +91 9349491100


Website: connect2counsellors.com


EduChannel Global Education Advisors

Website: www.educhannel.co.in

Location: Hyderabad

Address: No.110-111, I Floor, Meridian Plaza, 6-3-853/1, Green Lands, Ameerpet, Hyderabad 500016

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +91 40 66514401, +91-9177869869

Galaxy Educational Consultants

Website: www.galaxy-edu.com

Location: Chennai

Address: No 82, Anna Valagam,2nd Floor, Arcot Road, Kodambakkam (near Poorvika mobile before Meenakshi College), Chennai 600024

Branches: Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pattukkotai, Namakkal, Pondicherry, Coimbatore

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +91 44 4282 9406, +91-9962244333

Gateway Abroad (CRIZAC) – India Representative

Website: www.gatewayabroad.com

Location: Kolkata

Address: Ground Floor, Constantia Bldg. 11, Dr. U.N.Bramachari Road, (Rowdon Street), Kolkata 700 017

Branches: Ahmedabad, Bokaro, Chennai, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Delhi, Gurugram, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nasik, Noida, Pune, Rajkot, Rourkela, Udaipur, Vadodara

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +91 9330157563, 6292216467

Geebee Education

Website: www.geebeeworld.com

Location: Mumbai

Address: 27 Vaswani Mansions, 5th Floor, Dinshaw Vachha Road, Opp K. C. College, Churchgate, Mumbai 400020

Branches: Bhopal, Ghaziabad, Goa, Kannur, Kochi, Kozhikode, Kottayam, Ludhiana, Moga, Mumbai (Andheri, Borivali, Thane), Nagpur, Navsari, Noida, Patiala, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +91 9987468648 

Global Opportunities

Website: www.global-opportunities.net

Location: New Delhi

Address: HS-27, Kailash Colony Market, New Delhi 110048

Branches: Delhi NCR: Delhi South / Delhi West / Chandigarh / Mohali / Jalandhar / Amritsar / Batala / Ludhiana / Patiala / Ahmedabad / Mumbai Bandra / Mumbai Dadar / Mumbai Thane / Pune / Bangalore / Chennai / Hyderabad / Vishakhapatnam

Email: [email protected]

Main telephone: 1800 1111 19

IDP Education Private Limited

Website: www.idp.com/india

Location: Gurugram

Branches: Ahmedabad/ Amritsar / Bathinda / Bengaluru (Central) / Bengaluru (East) / Bengaluru (South) / Chandigarh / Chandigarh (Mohali) / Chennai (Adyar) / Chennai (Nungambakkam) / Coimbatore / Delhi South / Delhi West / Guntur / Gurgaon / Hyderabad (Kukatpally) / Hyderabad (Somajiguda) / Indore / Jaipur / Jalandhar / Kochi / Kolkata / Lucknow / Ludhiana / Mangalore / Moga / Mumbai Andheri / Mumbai Churchgate / Mumbai Thane / Mumbai Vashi / Mysore / Nagpur / Noida / Patiala / Pune / Surat / Trivandrum / Vadodara / Vijayawada / Visakhapatnam / Vizag

Main telephone: 1800 102 2233

Krishna Consultants

Website: www.studies-overseas.com

Location: Nagpur

Address: 'Krishna’, Plot No. 10/2, I.T. Park, Opp. V.N.I.T, Behind Infotech Tower, Parsodi Nagpur 440022

Branches: Nagpur / Ahmedabad (Ellisbridge) / Ahmedabad (Navrangpura) / Amritsar / Bengaluru / Bhilai / Bhopal / Calicut / Chandigarh / Chitradurga / Coimbatore / Dehradun/ Delhi (Patel Nagar) / Delhi (Rohini) / Ghaziabad / Goa / Hyderabad (Dilsukhnagar) / Hyderabad (Himayat Nagar) / Jabalpur / Jaipur / Jammu / Karnal/Kottayam / Madurai / Mysuru / Namakkal / Nashik / Noida / Patiala / Pondicherry / Pune (Kothrud) / Pune (Viman Nagar) / Raipur / Rajkot / Rajpura / Surat / Visnagar

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 91- 712 -2222061/2222062/2222063

Leverage Edu

Website: www.leverageedu.com

Location: New Delhi

Address: Leverage Edu Tower, A-258, Bhishma Pitamah Marg, Block A, Defence Colony, New Delhi 110024

Branches: Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 1800-572-000 

Samudra Global Educational Consultants (India) Pvt Ltd

Website: www.samudragec.com

Location: Bengaluru

Address: No.32, Above State Bank of Mysore, 9th Main, Binny Layout, 2nd Stage, Vijayanagar, Bangalore 560040

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +91 9945390841

Santa Monica Study Abroad Pvt. Ltd.

Website: www.santamonicaedu.in

Location: Kochi

Address: Bio Arcade, Layam Road, Cochin

Branches: Angamaly / Bengaluru / Calicut / Chennai / Cochin/ Coimbatore / Hyderabad / Kalpetta / Kanhangad / Kannur / Kollam / Kothamangalam / Kottayam / Mavelikara / Mangalore / Pala / Palakkad/ Pathanamthitta / Perinthalmanna / Thiruvalla / Thodupuzha / Thrissur / Trichy / Trivandrum

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: +91 9645222999, +91 484 4140999

Scotsgrad consulting services PVT. Ltd.

Website: https://scotsgrad.com

Location: India

Address: 4th floor, Sindur Pantheon Plaza, 346, Pantheon Rd, Egmore, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India, Pincode – 600 008

S'Chambers Overseas Education Consultants

Website: www.schambersedu.com

Location: Calicut

Address: Room No: 209/210; 2nd Floor, Calicut Mall, Stadium Jn. Puthiyara Road, Calicut 673004

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 0495-2724888, 9995 87 80 88

SI-UK Education Council

Website: www.studyin-uk.in

Location: New Delhi

Branches: Bengaluru / Chennai / Delhi / Mumbai / Pune / Coimbatore / Jaipur / Ahmedabad / Lucknow / Hyderabad/ Kolkata / Kochi / Chandigarh

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TC Global

Website: www.tcglobal.com

Location: New Delhi

Address: 1006 Chiranjiv Towers, 43 Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019

Branches: New Delhi / Ahmedabad / Bangalore / Chandigarh / Chennai / Cochin / Coimbatore / Dehradun / North Delhi / West Delhi / Gurgaon / Hyderabad / Jaipur / Kolkata / Lucknow / Ludhiana / Mangalore / Andheri West Mumbai / Churchgate Mumbai / Pune / Trivandrum / Vijayawada/ Nehru Place Delhi

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Telephone: +91- (0)11- 26414164, 26414165

Prof. Uma Aswani

Website: www.umaaswani.com

Location: Bengaluru

Address: 435, 9th Cross, 5th Main, Dollars Colony, RMV 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560094 Karnataka

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 9845023165


Website: www.ukeas.in

Location: New Delhi

Address: 911-912, 9th floor, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 011 43560099, 011 43570099

Unibees Education

Website: www.unibeesconsulting.com

Location: Hyderabad

Address: 105, 1st Floor, 6-3-853/1, Meridian Plaza, Greenlands, Ameerpet, Hyderabad 500016, Telangana

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 040 48502995


Website: www.unixperts.com

Branches: Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Kochi

Email: [email protected]

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