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Information and entry requirements for students from India

Interested in studying at Nottingham Trent University (NTU)? On this page, we’ve included everything you’ll need to know – meet NTU’s advisors for India, learn about our entry requirements, and get a taste of what it’s like to live and learn in Nottingham.

Welcome to NTU

We are delighted you’re considering studying with us. There are four advisors for India who can help to answer your questions about applying and studying at NTU. Shradha Kini is based in Mumbai, Shruti Jaggi in Delhi and Ekta Pareek and Mirza Mujic are in Nottingham.

We all travel around India to meet students and their families. We also host social activities for NTU alumni here in India so we’d love to hear from you if you’ve studied at the University.

If you’d like to keep in touch please register with us and we’ll send you the latest news and opportunities at the University, including scholarship information, live events and finding a counsellor to help you apply.

Shahina Ahmed

What's it like to live and study in Nottingham?

"My tutors were amazing. They were genuinely interested in our projects, and went out of their way to help us. They constantly pushed us to try new things, and were incredibly supportive throughout."

Shahina Ahmed, India, MA Branding and Identity

NTU is an excellent university, and Nottingham is a wonderful city. But don’t take our word for it – this video featuring our students brings the NTU experience to life.

Welcoming Indian students to Nottingham

Applying for a visa in India

Students take us through their journey of applying for a visa to study in the UK.

Students applying for a UK visa in India

Entry requirements

Your qualificationYou could study

Higher Secondary Certificate (XIIth)

Grade average of 50%+

International Year One courses at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC)

Higher Secondary Certificate (XIIth)

Grade average of 65% made from four relevant subjects (native language excluded)

First year entry Bachelors degrees
International BaccalaureateBachelors degrees. Required grade varies, ranging from 28 – 34 points

Three and four-year Bachelors degrees

Grades of 55% (2.1), 50% (2.2) from the University of Mumbai, University of Kolkata and University of Delhi.

Grades of 60% (2.1), 55% (2.2) from other recognised universities in India

Postgraduate taught courses

If your results will be in a GPA format please email

Masters degrees

Grades of 50%+ from recognised universities in India

Postgraduate taught courses

Masters degrees

Grades of 60%+ from recognised universities in India

PhD research

English language entry requirements

To meet the University’s language requirements you’ll need one of the following:

Higher Secondary Certificate (Standard XII)                                                                                                                             Awarded by CBSE, ISC and select State Boards (please contact us for further info)

  • 70/100 (70%) or 160/200 (80%) or,

A degree from the following universities:

  • The University of Mumbai
  • The University of Delhi
  • The University of Calcutta
  • The University of Bangalore
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly The University of Pune)
  • The University of Chennai/Madras
  • Anna University
  • Osmania University
  • The University of Goa

Students who do not meet the English language requirements may be required to take a pre-sessional English language (PEAP) course.

If you have questions about your qualification and it is not listed here, please contact us for advice.

NTU representatives

We work closely with a network of representatives all over the world including counsellors in education agencies, schools and colleges.

They can advise you on entry requirements, the application process and how to apply for a visa among other things.

You'll find their details on this page.

Still need help?

International Development Office
+44 (0) 115 848 8175