New Scheme Offers 3,000 UK Visas to Indian Professionals

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  • February 19, 2024

The UK government is launching the India Young Professional Scheme 2024, providing 3,000 visas to Indian nationals aged 18-30 for study, work, or residency in the UK.

  • The first ballot opens on February 20, 2024, and runs until February 22, 2024, as announced by the British High Commission in India.
  • Eligible candidates, including Indian graduates seeking to live, work, or study in the UK for up to 2 years, can enter the ballot for a visa opportunity.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Indian citizenship aged 18-30.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree qualification.
  • Savings of £2,530 (approx. Rs 2.6 lakh) for UK support.
  • No dependent children under 18.


Selection Process:

  • Random ballot system ensures fairness.
  • Successful entrants notified by email approximately two weeks after the ballot closes.
  • Applicants should prepare for visa-related costs, including the £298 (approx. Rs. 31,131) application fee.


Application Process:

  • Visit and locate the India Young Professionals Scheme 2024.
  • Complete the application form with necessary details and document uploads.
  • Submit the form and download the confirmation page for records.
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