For many UK Immigration applications that need for you to confirm your qualifications, where your qualifications cannot be found on the UKBA points based calculator, NARIC is your best bet for a statement of comparability.
They have just also released guidance for UK Tier 4 Student applications.
Under the Points Based System schools, college and universities are under increased scrutiny from UK BA. As sponsors they have to carry out specific duties; these include demonstrating that their systems and processes make sure that they are admitting students who are willing and able to complete the particular course to which they have applied.
To make it easier for the admissions staff, potential students can use a Statement of Comparability to confirm the recognition of an overseas qualification and its comparable level in the UK. They can also use a English Language Assessment to demonstrate that they have the necessary level of proficiency.
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