Engineering Education in the UK
Engineering degrees in the UK can broadly be divided into four
branches: civil, mechanical, electronic & electrical. but there
are 40 different kinds of engineering course ranging from
aeronautical engineering to naval engineering.
Undergraduate course combine 60 percent theory with 40 percent
practical learning and are thought through lectures, tutorials,
problem solving and practical.
an undergraduate degree in engineering is a three- year course
for those doing a B engg. and four years for M Engg.
students. qualifications required for entry: An excellent 10+2
science degree is necessary to get entry into the first year of
engineering in the UK .
Students with outstanding academic records should check with the
relevant college or university to find out the level at which
they can join the course. some universities offer foundation
programs for students who have good academic record in subject.
Cost: the average total undergraduate cost per academic year is
approximately 13,130 pounds per academic year.
The British council acts as agent and manager for a wide range
of professional British examining boards.
The British council in India administers, besides many others,
the following examinations:
international general certificate of education examination (IGCE)
'O' and 'A' levels of the proficiency of the university of
London examination and assessment council for students desiring
admission to graduate course in Britain.
The international English language testing system (IELTS) which
asses the proficiency of the English language of candidates
intending to study in Britain.
The university of London's external programme
The chartered association of certified accounts (ACCA)
GCE examinations in India
The general certificate of education (GCE) provides the basic
qualification for entrance to higher and professional studies
in the united kingdom. the examinations are conducted at two
main levels: ordinary (O), and advanced (A) levels.
The British council division does not provide coaching for GCE
examinations. a number of schools, including those listed below,
currently prepare students for these examinations.
Bangalore International school, 14 benson cross road, benson town
bangalore 560046(ph+91(0) 805554007)('O' level)
Calcutta international school, 18, lee road kolkata 700020
good shephered international school, po fernhill, Ootacamud
(T.N.) (ph+91(O) 4234151 fax +91(O) 42342920)(AICE,IGCSE)
Hebron school, Washington hall, Ootacamund 642001(run courses for
GSCE with 3 british examining boards but not the university of
mallya aditi international school musoorie 248179 (IGCSE and A
new era school, pacgani, maharastra 421805(O-level)
The British school chankyapuri, new Delhi 110021(IGCSE and
woodstock musoorie 248179 (O and A-levels)
International English language testing system system (IELTS)
IELTS, the international english language testing system, a two
hour and forty five minute test
the test is made up of the following sub-tests:
listening (30 minutes)
academic reading ( 60 minutes)
general training reading (60 minutes)
academic writing (60 minutes)
speaking (11-14 minutes)
payments: all payments are t be made at the British council in
cash or demand draft. draft are to be made in the name of the 'British
council division' and payable at new Delhi.
British council division, British high commission
17 kasturba gandhi marg, new Delhi 110001
(ph 23711401 telex 65460 fax 23710717)
timing: monday-friday 9.00am-1.00 pm and 2.00 pm-4.30 pm
IELTS Administrator IELTS administrator
British deputy high commission British deputy high commission
British council division British council division
metal tower 'C' wing, IInd floor L7T chamber, 16 cama street
nariman point, Mumbai 400021 kolkata 700016
ph 022-22823560/3- fax 022-22836081 033-22825370, 033-22824804
IELTS administrator IELTS Administrator
british deputy high commision british deputy high commision
british council division british council division
737 anna salai,chennai600002 kasturba gandhi marg
ph 004-5205000 new delhi 110001
British council division
British high commission
17 kasturba ghandhi marg
new Delhi 110001 (ph 23711401 extn. 111, 23353562, fax 23710717
for complete details, you may log onto www.ieltsindia.com, email
Short Intensive preparation Course for IELTS
the British council offers short intensive preparation course
the British council, 17,kasturba gandhi marg, new delhi 110001
(ph +91123711401, extn. 11fax +9111 2371 0717 email
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