UK India Young Professionals Scheme:- Good news for educated unemployed candidates of India who wanted to work in foreign nations. There is a conference in Bali, Indonesia between the government of India & government of the United Kingdom. Both governments have mutually discussed & launched a new scheme called the UK-India Young Professionals Scheme 2023. This scheme is beneficial for both nations in their ways. According to the latest news, this scheme will launch in March 2023. Through this scheme, the Prime Minister of the UK Mr. Rishi Sunak declared a new relationship with India. In this article, we will tell you all the details related to the UK Young Professionals Scheme 2023, the key highlights of the scheme, the objective of the scheme, its features & benefits for both the country and the eligibility criteria to apply. So, read the full article.
India & United Kingdom share a multi-dimensional strategic relationship. When PM Modi met the Prime Minister of the UK Mr. Rishi Sunak at the G20 Summit in Bali, Indonesia, the two leaders discuss various important sector collaborations between both countries including defense trade, mobility & security. According to the UK government, the launch of this scheme marks a pivotal moment for the two countries, their bilateral relationship & strength of both of their economies. UK government also added that India is the first visa national country to benefit from such a scheme.
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About UK India Young Professionals Scheme 2023
The government of India & UK marked Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas on January 09, 2023, by announcing the UK India Young Professionals Scheme 2023. In this scheme, the United Kingdom will annually grant 3,000 seats to educated Indians whose age is between 18 – 30 years. The Indians can work or live up to 2 years in the United Kingdom. This scheme is reciprocal & will open in March 2023. The two leaders say this is a great opportunity for both nations to give young professionals a once-in-a-lifetime experience or opportunity to be part of professional trade & cultures. Both the young professionals of each country will now have the opportunity to experience all that life experiences in the UK & vice versa making both the country’s economy & society richer. Read Also- National Education Policy
Young Professionals Scheme 2023– Key Highlights
|Scheme Name||UK India Young Professionals Scheme 2023|
|Launched by||British Government|
|Introduced by||British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak|
|Introduced at||G20 conference in Bali, Indonesia|
|Beneficiaries||Young Professionals from both the countries|
|Total no. of beneficiaries||3,000 educated young Professionals|
|Age group||18 to 30 years|
UK India Young Professionals Scheme 2023- Objective
The United Kingdom is currently experiencing a shortage of labor in many sectors of the country like manufacturing, construction, hospitality, etc. And due to this shortage, businesses in the UK are being affected. The labor shortage is mainly seen in sectors that are heavenly dependent on European countries’ labor before COVID -19 Virus. This scheme will also reinforce the cultural & economic ties between the United Kingdom & India. Many Indian students are studying in the United Kingdom. India’s investment in the United Kingdom is directly supporting some 95,000 jobs across the country. This scheme will also help to improve the ties between UK & Indo-Pacific region.
Young Professionals Scheme Features & Benefits
Below written are some features & benefits of the United Kingdom India Young Professionals scheme 2023 –
- The government of the United Kingdom & India have mutually introduced this UK India Young Professionals Scheme 2023.
- In this scheme, the United Kingdom will annually grant 3,000 seats to educated Indians whose age is between 18 – 30 years & vice versa.
- The Indians can work or live up to 2 years in the United Kingdom & vice versa.
- The UK India Young Professionals scheme will officially be launched in March 2023.
- This scheme offers a great or unique opportunity for young Indians & for youngsters of Britain by exchanging cultures & building new networks.
- This scheme will help to gain international experience the country’s young professional candidates.
- So far, the UK has only connections with India in Indo – the Pacific region. So, India is the first country to benefit from such a scheme.
UK India Young Professionals Scheme 2023– Eligibility Criteria
The candidate who will apply for this scheme must possess two basic eligibility that is written below –
- Applicant who is applying for this scheme must have a diploma degree that is equivalent to at least 3 years of higher education.
- The candidate must be fluent in the language of the host country.
The rules of eligibility have not been finalized yet, but there is a high probability that the visa may require sponsorship or a job offer from an employer.
UK India Young Professionals Scheme 2023 Time duration
According to the latest news, this scheme will begin in March 2023, & the time duration for young professionals to live in each other’s country is 2 years. Both the candidates of each country can study or work in each other’s country for two consecutive years. This change will only be given to candidates aged between 18-30 years. The scheme allows annually 3,000 candidates only to exchange their visas.