Indian students still continue to produce forged papers for immigration and make it harder as genuine

India has been ranked second in terms of students visiting the UK for taking up courses in Universities. It is noted that the some students produce fake documents as genuine as a real one and are making things tougher for the immigration authorities.

British Deputy High Comissioner Bharat Suresh Joshi

British Deputy High Comissioner Bharat Suresh Joshi


In a conference after taking up the new role, the new British Deputy High Comissioner Bharat Suresh Joshi said:”We are a very open country. We want Indians to come to UK, to work, to study, to travel. But equally we need to protect our borders when there is an immigration risk. Unfortunately, as more minority of people who do try and abuse the immigration control by producing, for example, forged papers make it harder as genuine”.

Indian students still continue to produce forged papers for immigration, UK

Indian students still continue to produce forged papers for immigration, UK. Image courtesy:Telegraph.co.uk

However, he said that 9 out of 10 Indians get their visas and the number of visas that have been rejected were insignificant.

Observing that UK-India relationship was “extremely strong”, he said in the education sector there was number of partnerships between the two countries. “We have 40,000 (Indian) students and that is about 10 per cent of the total four lakh overseas students studying in UK. That is the second number of highest after Chinese students.”,he said.

Sharanya Bharathwaj

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