The University of Dundee has a long history of welcoming students from India to Dundee and there are currently 103 Indian students studying on our campus or taking one of our distance learning courses. This number is growing each year and we would be delighted to have you join our dynamic student community.

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For entry to all our programmes you will need to demonstrate that your qualifications meet the University of Dundee entrance requirements. These are general guidelines only, and exact requirements will vary on an individual basis, and from course to course. The information below is based on you taking your exams under your country's national education system. If this is not the case, please refer to the entry requirements for the relevant country.

For undergraduate courses: if you have taken international school leaving qualifications such as A Levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB), the entry requirements are detailed on the individual undergraduate course pages.

For some of our postgraduate programmes there may be additional non-academic entrance requirements such as relevant work experience. These are detailed on the individual postgraduate course pages.

India-based entry requirements for 2021

Students must have good results (60% overall) in the CBSE, ISC or leading state board XII Standard exams.

If you are applying to study Medicine or Dentistry we require a minimum of CBSE/12th Standard with 85% or above overall and 85% or above in a minimum of three subjects (including Chemistry and another science subject).

Students with excellent grades (75%+ in four subjects including subjects relevant to chosen course) may be able to enter the 2nd year of some degree courses directly.

Direct entry to year 2 of Medicine and Dentistry is not available.

Bachelor’s degree with 55% or above considered from University of Delhi, University of Mumbai, University of Calcutta, IITs and IIMs (considered equivalent to a UK 2.1 degree)

Bachelor’s degree with 60% or above required from other institutions (considered equivalent to a UK 2.1 degree)

A Bachelor’s degree with 50% or above may be considered comparable to a UK 2.2 degree.

Law applicants from other well-ranked institutions may be considered with 55% or above

Applicants who hold a Masters degree from a central university or centre of advanced study or a MSc (Eng) in Engineering/Technology, may be considered for postgraduate research. You must submit your degree transcripts.

English language requirements

For all our courses you will also need to satisfy the University's English language requirements.

International College Dundee

If you do not meet the entry requirements above, you may be able to apply via International College Dundee


The fee you will pay depends on your course and fee category. Visit our undergraduate or postgraduate course pages to find out more.


The University of Dundee offers a range of scholarships, depending on the course you are applying for.

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Living costs

  • Dundee has a lower cost of living than the UK national average
  • As a student in Scotland, you are eligible to work up to 20 hours per week with your student visa. Please read our factsheets for more information
  • We offer a variety of accommodation, both on and off campus

Contact us

Got any questions about the admissions process, studying or living in Dundee?  Please contact the international officer(s) for your region:

Grant Smith
Senior International Officer

T: +44 (0) 1382 38 38 38

Nikita Matthai
Recruitment Adviser

T: +91 9987970660

Riddhika Shah
Regional Adviser – South Asia

T:/WhatsApp +91 9987900660

Jonathan Fortune
International Officer

T: +44 (0) 1382 38 38 38

India Recruitment Office


Meet alumni

We are sometimes able to connect you to alumni who live or work in your part of the world. If you are interested, please email to find out more.

Agents in your country

Adventus IO

New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai

AECC India Pvt. Ltd.

New Delhi

Career Voyage


Career Zone Consulting Pvt. Ltd.



Pan India

Edwise International

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Mumbai - Malad, Mumbai - Marinelines, Mumbai - Thane, Mumbai - Vashi, New Delhi, Pune, Surat, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Vizag

Gateway Abroad

Kolkata, Agra, Bokaro, Chennai (2), Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Cuttack, Delhi (2), Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nasik, Pune, Udaipur, Vadodara

Geebee Education

Chennai, Coimbatore, Goa, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Punjab

Global Opportunities

Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Visakhapatnam


Ahmedabad, Atlantis Kochi, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Chennai Adyar, Coimbatore, Gujurat, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ludiana, Mumbai, Mumbai West, New Delhi, Noida, Pune

IEC Abroad Limited


Intake Education India

New Dehli

KC Overseas Education

55+ offices in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Malaysia.

Overseas Education Centre


ScotsGrad Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.


SI-UK Education Council

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune

Success Overseas


The Chopras (The Chopras Global Holdings PTE Ltd)

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Gurgoan, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, North Delhi, Pune, Trivandrum, Vijayawada, West Delhi