He will be joined by race drivers Paul Di Resta and Adrian Sutil, although the team has yet to confirm the schedule for each of the three days.
Calado, who has already drive the car in straightline aero testing, is managed by Nicolas Todt – who also handles former Force India tester Jules Bianchi.
Vijay Mallya said: “We are pleased to give James the opportunity to test with us at Silverstone. As a graduate of the Racing Steps Foundation, his talent and determination have brought him to our attention and this is the ideal occasion to evaluate him further. The priority this week is to give the team a better understanding of the new Pirelli tires due to be introduced next week in Budapest.”Force India, Formula 1, James Calado