About LEICESTER University

  • The University of Leicester is a public research based University based in Leicester consisting of a main campus south of the city centre. The campus is a mile south of the City Centre.
  • The University was founded as Leicestershire and Rutland University College in 1921. In the year 1927, it became University College, Leicester. In 1957 the college was granted its Royal Charter, and has since then had the status of a University with the right to award its own degrees.
  • The University has a diverse population of students from 80 different countries.


  • Entry Requirements for Undergraduates:
    • CBSE and ISC –75-80%
    • 80% in Year 12 English from CBSE & ISC Boards
  • Entry Requirements for Postgraduates:
    • Indian Bachelors Degree: 60-75%

Ranking and Reputation

Ranked 18th

in the Times Higher Education Rankings

Ranked 24th

in the Complete University

Ranked in the

top 2% of Universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings

Key Subject Areas & Courses

  • Biological Sciences
  • Cancer Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Counselling
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • Management
  • Media and Communication
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Social Work


Undergraduate Scholarships:

The College of Science and Engineering Partial Scholarships (for laboratory-based programmes)

Department of Biological Sciences Partial Scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships:

University of Leicester Open Scholarships for International students

College of Social Science International Scholarship Scheme

Placement & Careers

  • The employment indicator for first degree graduates in 93.4%
  • According to the destination of graduates the University of Leicester out-performed institutions such as Warwick and Manchester.

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