International Foundation Diploma (after 10th)

One-year International Foundation Diploma is a great International career option after 10th in India which is aimed to prepare students for degree level study by providing an overview to the world of global opportunities in business and its related services which provides students an International platform to improve their linguistic and academic skills.

Successful completion of this course gives you access to courses such as business, marketing, hospitality & tourism management.

The students from IGCSE, ICSC, CBSC and SSC or any other equivalent board who recently appeared 10th Grade exams are eligible to apply for this International Foundation Diploma Program at SBS Institute of International Studies, India.

It is a pre-university qualification which is designed to provide an entry route to globally recognized graduation courses in foreign universities of UK, Canada, USA, Australia and International University courses or progression on to Level 4 Diplomas in Computing, Business and Business IT through SBS.

SBS IIS also has a team of career guidance experts who will brief you about the international career options and various other opportunities after pursuing IFD Program.

Universities giving Guaranteed Graduate Entry to Foundation Students

NCC Education is very proud to hold guaranteed entry agreements with the following Twelve Universities that guarantee NCC Education students a place on their chosen course after successful completion of NCC Education qualifications:

York University, Canada

Carroll University, USA


CQU University, Australia

Bangor University, UK

Birmingham City University, UK

Coventry University, UK

Limerick Institute of Technology, UK

Liverpool Hope University, UK

The University of Derby, UK

National College of Ireland, Ireland


 Universities giving Direct Graduate Entry to 10th Pass Foundation Students


1.      Abertay University       

2.      Aberystwyth University

3.      Aston University          

4.      Bangor University Guaranteed

5.      Berkeley College, USA 

6.      Birmingham City University Guaranteed

7.      Cardiff University        

8.      Caroll University – Guaranteed 

9.      Coventry University InternationalStudy Centre – Guaranteed     

10.   CQ University Australia – Guaranteed           

11.   DeMontfort University  

12.   University of Derby – Guaranteed           

13.   Eastern Connecticut State University, USA

14.   Flinders University International Study Centre, Australia          

15.   Fraser International College, Canada           

16.   Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology           

17.   Glasgow Caledonian University 

18.   Heidelberg University, USA      

19.   Humboldt State University, USA           

20.   INTO Glasgow Caledonian University           

21.   INTO Newcastle University      

22.   INTO University of East Anglia

23.   Keele University International Study Centre

24.   Kingston University London     

25.   Kingston University London International

Study Centre

26.   Leeds Beckett University

27.   Limerick Institute of Technology Guaranteed

28.   Liverpool Hope UniversityGuaranteed

29.   Liverpool John Moores International Study Centre

30.   London Metropolitan University

31.   National College of Ireland  



32.   Northumbria University

33.   Nottingham Trent University

34.   ONCAMPUS Global, UK

35.   ONCAMPUS Global, USA

36.   Oxford Brookes University

37.   Plymouth University

38.  Sheffield HallamUniversity

39.   Southern Oregon University, USA

40.   Staffordshire University

41.   Taylors College,University of Western Australia

42.   Teeside University

43.   University of Northampton

44.   University ofVermont, USA

45.   Thompson Rivers University, Canada

46.   University of Sussex, Croydon

47.   University of Central Lancashire

48.   University of Essex      

49.   University of Gloucestershire    

50.   University of Greenwich           

51.   University of Huddersfield InternationalStudy Centre          

52.   University of Idaho, USA         

53.   University of Leeds      

54.   University of Leeds International Study Centre

55.   University of Lincoln InternationalStudy Centre          

56.   University of Liverpool 

57.   University of London (International)           

58.   University of North Alabama, USA           

59.   University of Nottingham          

60.   University of Strathclyde InternationalStudy Centre          

61.   University of Sussex International Study Centre

62.   University of the West of England           

63.   University of the West of Scotland           

64.   University of Westminister        

65.   University of Wolverhampton   

66.   University of Worcester

67.   University of York- Guaranteed


Why should you do International Foundation Diploma?

  • It is one year pre-university International qualification which provides entry to over 70 Universities,with Guaranteed Entry to 12 Universities in the Canada, USA UK & Australia
  • It helps students in saving one year of education, after successfully completing 10th standard qualification from any board.
  • By registering for L3 International Foundation Diploma, students can get direct entry to graduation courses, (not required to do 11th and 12th standard).
  • Students can get direct entry to graduation courses in Business, IT, Engineering and Health Services.
  • A pathway to Level 4 Diploma qualifications and for greater employment opportunities.

Admission Criterion

Successfully completed 10th standard from any board or equivalent to secondary education.

Passed ‘O’ level from IGCSE Board

Educational Progression

L3IFD prepares the students for the following specializations to study in UK, Canada and other countries:

  • L3IFD Business Stream
  • L3IFD Computing Stream
  • L3IFD Higher Finance Stream
  • L3IFD Engineering Stream
  • L3IFD Chemical Engineering Stream
  • L3IFD Health Sciences Stream

Candidates must pass all core units & two elective units to be awarded the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies certificate.

Progression after L3IFD

After successfully completing L3IFD through SBS, a student is eligible to get Admission ingraduation coursesin global universities or in SBS India for Level 4 Diploma for admissions to foreign universities after 2nd year.