India-UK new bilateral scheme 'UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India', has been launched to support Britain’s universities to collaborate with Indian partners to facilitate United Kingdom (UK) students to visit India during their studies.
UKERI stands for ‘UK-India Education Research Initiative’. It is an initiative of Universities UK International (UUKI) and British Council India.
UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India, the main aim is to fund students from the UK to visit India. It also aims to generate up to 200 opportunities for undergraduate students at UK universities to visit India by March 2021.
UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India will support national as well as institutional-level objectives to increase levels of outward student mobility from the UK to 13% by 2020. This target is set out in UUKi’s “Go International: Stand Out” campaign.
UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India will be funded by UK Government and Government of India as part of Phase 3 of UKEIRI and delivered by British Council, Universities UK International (UUKI) and Educational Consultants India Limited (EdCIL) in India.
Under UKEIRI Mobility Programme: Study in India, the priority will be given to students from traditionally underrepresented groups to visit India during their courses.