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Entry Requirements

Students who don’t meet the below entry requirements are still encouraged to apply as we consider each application on an individual basis. Consideration will be given to students who can prove they are able to fulfil course requirements and meet the academic standards expected.

Foundation Year

  • Successful completion of Standard 12 with 55% or above

Undergraduate Study

  • Senior Secondary School Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate awarded on completion of Standard XII with overall grade of 60% or above (and 60% in specific subject, if required) from the following boards:
    • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
    • Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE)
    • International General Certificate of Secondary Education ( IGCSE)
    • National Institute of Open School
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate/Higher Secondary School Certificate awarded on completion of Standard XII with overall grade of 65% or above (and 65% in specific subject, if required) from the following boards:
    • Punjab
    • Haryana
    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Bihar
    • Chhattisgarh
    • Gujarat
    • Jharkhand
    • Rajasthan
    • Uttarkhand
  • 3 Year Diploma (from a State Board of Technical Education) with an overall grade of 60% or above.

Postgraduate Study

  • Bachelor's degree with 60% or above
  • Applicants for the MBA should have 2 years work experience, although well qualified and motivated individuals without this will be considered.

English language entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language to be eligible to study one of our foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate courses. The level of English required depends on the course applied for.

We accept the following English Language qualifications:

  • 80% in 12TH Standard Examination from Punjab & Haryana state boards when entire secondary education has been completed in English medium
  • 70% in 12TH Standard Examination from rest of state boards when entire secondary education has been completed in English medium

  • 70% in 12TH Standard Examination from central boards when entire secondary education has been completed in English medium.

More information can be found here: https://www1.chester.ac.uk/international/how-apply/entry-requirements

Further Information

Country Liaison Officer

Kiran Appana

I am the official representative of the University of Chester in India. I am also a graduate of the University. I have been working in overseas education for more than 13 years and can use my experience to inform you about the UK education system. From my office in Bangalore, I can advise on visa and immigration issues and answer any questions you have about the application process and what to expect in the beautiful city of Chester.

k.appana@chester.ac.uk
91-9703130400
Skype: rajkiranap