Applications for Generation UK-India placements 2016 are now open! See below for details.
1.45 billion people. Largest democracy in the world. Poised to become one of the world's most influential nations. Welcome to India.
Generation UK-India opportunities give you a platform to interact with a contemporary India, giving you the opportunity to understand one of the fastest growing economies in the world. You will make connections that will last a lifetime as well as gain international experience which will help you stand out from the crowd when getting ahead in your career!
Please register for our alerts to be kept informed about our opportunities. Follow the journey so far on social media via #GenUKIndia
Are you looking to gain relevant international work experience whilst also building a greater understanding of a rapidly emerging global economic power? If so, a Generation UK-India internship could be the perfect opportunity for you!
You could gain international work experience at Tata Consultancy Services, one of the worlds leading IT companies, on a 12 month paid internship at one of their offices located across India.
Gain unique teaching experience on a two or five month placement teaching in a primary or secondary school in India.
Study at an Indian Univeristy on a 2 - 3 week course. Courses available in 2016 include a variety of subjects ranging from international relations, social entrepreneurship and gender politics to yoga and cinema.
Why should I choose India?
Here are some thoughts from some of last year’s participants on why you should choose India.
Listen to Lord Bilimoria, Founder of Cobra Beer on the benefits of gaining experience in India.
Read our India Matters report to find out why establishing a strong relationship between India and the UK is vital to our future.
Find out more about the Generation UK-India programme at an event near you!
Generation UK-India is a large scale programme, delivered by the British Council and partners across UK and India. It was launched in November 2014 by Greg Clark, UK Minister for Universities, Science and Cities and supported by the Indian Minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani. The programme will support up to 25,000 young people coming to India from the UK between 2015-2020 to gain exposure, experience and skills.
Are you an Indian or UK organisation looking to get involved?
Visit our Generation UK-India homepage to find our more about how you can partner, host and support the programme.
Find out more about living and travelling in India
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice
- Advice for living in India
- Indian Tourist Board
- Rough Guide
- Lonely Planet