What you need to study with us. 

Here you will find lots of useful information for students from India including entry and English language requirements, scholarships and funding information, and where you can meet our representatives in-country.

Have a specific question in mind? Contact our International Student Advice team.  We also run regular webinar sessions to help get you ready for life in Suffolk. 

For entry onto an undergraduate degree, applicants are required to have one of the following qualifications:

  • HSC/Standard XII from West Bengal Board with 50%, Standard XII from ISCE/CBSE/ISC with 60%, Standard XII from other boards with 65%
  • State Board of Technical Education qualification or other allied health subject at 60%
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum of 28 points overall
  • A-Levels (see course pages)

For entry onto a postgraduate course, applicants are required to have:

  • Minimum 3-year bachelor's degree with 50% from Tier 1 universities and 55% from all others.


If English is not your first language, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability as part of your application. 

The most commonly known assessments for this that we accept are; 

  • IELTS (Academic/UKVI) 
  • Cambridge English 
  • Pearson (Academic) 
  • TOFEL (iBT) 


The University of Suffolk accepts a number of Standard XII qualifications as proof of English proficiency. Please see below for the required scores. 

CISCE, CBSE, Maharashtra  (01), Gujarat (Second Language - 013) & Tamil Nadu Boards 70% overall (without study gap)
Gujarat Board (First Language - 006) 60% overall (without study gap)


Please see our English Language page for further details of requirements for your course. 

We work with educational agencies in India who will be able to guide you through your application to study with us. We currently work with the following agencies:


To reward high calibre candidates, we are offering a range of generous scholarships to international fee-paying students joining us in the 2024/25 academic year.

View all our scholarships

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