Good news for those traveling from India to UK- visit visas now within standard time of 15 working days. " British High Commissioner Alex Ellis said in a tweet.

Extra slots for student visa have also been opened, to keep up with the January, 2023 intake, Ellis added

Ellis said that Indian student numbers up by 89 per cent since last year and skilled workers' visas bring processed faster with a focus on improving visitor visa processing times.

More than 258,000 Indian nationals received visit visas in the year ending June 2022 - a 630 per cent increase compared to the previous year

In the year ending June 2022, Indian nationals also received nearly 103,000 Work visa a 148 per cent increase over the previous year.