The points-based system in Tier 4 splits students into two groups:
Tier 4 (General) Student Visa for the UK – This visa category is for overseas students who want to study in the UK. The minimum age of the candidate is specified as 16 years old.
Tier 4 (Child) Student Visa - This visa category is for pupils between the ages of 4 and 15 who wish to study in the UK. Children aged 4 to 15 are only allowed to attend independent fee-paying schools.
Studying abroad offers you the freedom to work and gain experience early in your career. You can work up to 20 hours per week (Tier 4 General) and work full-time during vacations or summer breaks if you are enrolled in a bachelor's degree program or higher at a UK institution that is listed on both the official 'UKBA Sponsor list' and the list of recognized bodies.
International students can now apply for a new post-study employment visa from the UK Home Office (graduate route visa). Indian and other international students will be entitled to work in the UK after completing their education.
International students with a degree from a recognized UK university are eligible to stay in the UK for at least two years while looking for work through the Graduate route.
The UK government has revived the two-year post-study employment visa (Graduate route) for international students. The new immigration regulations will assist international students who seek to pursue higher education in the UK starting in 2022-23. Candidates who began their studies in the fall of 2021 or the spring of 2022 must have a student visa in the UK.
The Tier 4 General Visa may cost around £348 to get (Approx. Rs 33,349). Following is a list of payment options
Demand drafts can be obtained from the visa application center and some Standard Chartered Bank branches. Cash is accepted at the visa application facility and a few Standard Chartered Bank locations.
Student Visas for the United Kingdom Requirements : Unlike a tourist visa, a student visa requires a plethora of documents to be attested and verified by the authorities. These may include — academic qualifications, financial statements, recommendation letters etc. Before relaying the documents to the UK consulate verify all the documents with UK checklist.