Thursday, 8 January 2015

FAQs for Indian students to study in Canada

 Do I need a study permit to study at a Canadian educational institution?

  • Canadian colleges, universities, technical institutes and other educational institutions encourage applications from qualified international students. If you are going to study in Canada for more than six (6) months, you need a study permit.

How is the ranking of the Canadian institutes done?

  • Most educational institutions in Canada are publicly funded and provide quality education with worldwide recognition and acceptance.There is no official or recognized ranking for educational institutions in Canada. 

When are the intakes for Canada?

  • For most universities the primary intake is in September / Fall Session. Few universities do allow r a January / Winter Session intake. For Colleges, there are usually 3 intakes in a year: September; January; May.

When can I start my admission procedure?

  • It is very strongly recommended, for universities, Students should start prepare atleast 6 months before the intake.For colleges, students should prepare atleast 3 months before the intake. 

Is IELTS compulsory for admission?

  • Yes, It is not only compulsory for the admission process but also  essential for the visa process.

What kind of funds do I need to show?

  • Student must satisfy a visa officer that he/she  has sufficient funds available for your studies, including tuition, living costs and transportation, without working. It is highly recommended that student must provide verifiable documentary evidence of immediately available funds in a credible financial institution According to Citizenship and Immigration Canada guidelines, student will require approximately $10 000 Canadian per year, not including tuition fees, to cover your living expenses.

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How many hours can I work while studying?

  • 20 hours per week and full time during vacation.

Are there scholarships / loans available to international students?

  • Since education is highly subsidized in Canada. There are very few scholarships at the undergraduate level. There are many more opportunities for scholarships at the graduate (MA) and post-graduate (PhD) level. Based on the performance universities do grant scholarships to the students

As an international students can I bring my dependent to Canada?

  • Yes,  Canada has very generous immigration policy, allowing dependents ( the spouse and minor children) to accompany international students to Canada to work and study. 

What is the application process for the dependents ?

  • An international student may bring his or her dependents to Canada by one of two routes.

  1. One option is student and dependent family members to submit their visa applications concurrently. 
  2. Another option is for the student to wait until he/she has received a study permit, and then submit applications for his or her accompanying dependents.
When applying for a study permit, student must provide information about all family members that will be accompanying the student to Canada. In order for their application to be approved, the student and his or her family will have to demonstrate that they have sufficient funds to support their stay in Canada. In addition, applicants may be required to undergo a medical examination and submit Police Clearance Certificates and IELTS score.
As a student, you will require an additional $4 000 for the first dependent, and $3 000 for each subsequent dependent, in addition to return airfare.

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Guide to Apply in an International University

Number of Indian students seeking to study in an international university has increased multiple folds in last one decade. Students aspire to study in US, UK, Australia, Canada and South-East Asians countries for their better future and to fulfill their passion.

Alarmingly 90% of  the Indian applications are rejected by the international universities. Only 1 out of every 10 Indian applications are accepted by the International university.

The video illustrates how applications are rejected in the international university. The video gives you the details of the tough international competitions and other challenges faced by Indian applicants. The X factor required by the Indian applicants to get selected in the international university

Most of the applicants misses the important steps laid down by the application procedures of the international university. Here are the common mistakes an applicant does while applying for the international university

  • Application Form: More than 75% of the applicants do not properly fill their admission applications form. Before filling, the applicant should read and comprehend each and every word of the application form. While writing the application form, the applicant should elaborate his/her  professional and academic credentials with examples. 
Please Note: The applicant should not repeat same the example again and again in the application form

  •  Statement of purpose/Essays: The SOP or essays are normally part of the application form. The applicant should clearly articulate his/her passion for the university and for the applied course. The applicant should be able define his/her future goals and aspirations. 
Please Note : The applicant should research about the university and the course before writing the SOP. Talk to the university alumni to get more insights and scientifically back your SOP  through  psychometric  tests 

  • Curriculum vitae/Resume : is a profile summary of the applicant's experience and other qualifications. A well documented international CV is indispensable for any application to be selected. The CV should not be more than 2 pages. 
Please Note : Apart of word document CV, universities all give preference to good LinkedIn profile, video resume and other social media activities. 

  • University/school transcripts. Transcripts are known as detailed semester-wise statements of marks of the student printed on the university's letterhead. The applicant should submit all transcripts of 10th , 2th and each semester of the graduation.
Please Note: The applicant should make sure all the transcripts are properly attested by the university. 

  • IELTS/TOEFL score: This is an English proficiency test which is very important to apply in the international university. The international university normally requires the score between 5.5 and 7.5. Do send the copy of the IELTS certificate along with the application form.
Please Note: IELTS score is also important for the visa interview 

  • Extracurricular certificates: For X factor is your application form, applicants should attach all the extracurricular certificates along with the application form. The applicant should highlights all his/her achievements and accolades in the application form.
Please Note : The certificates of the applicants  should be of zonal, of national and of international level.

  • Financial Documents : The applicant should make sure that his/her financial documents are ready and are in place so that university is assured that the applicant can pay his/her fees and living expenses.
Please Note : visas are denied because of irregularities in financial proofs.

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Monday, 1 December 2014

Top 10 Countries for International Students for Higher Education

In the last one decade there has been transformational change in the students' aspirations for quality education amidst an increasingly competitive environment. To meet the high aspirations, students are travelling around the world to pursue higher education. The global education inspires creativity and fosters innovation. It provides students with the necessary skills to be able to compete in the global labor market.

As per the UNESCO report "The rise in internationally mobile students' reflects growing university enrollment around the world. In 2012, at least 4 million students went abroad to study, up from 2 million in 2000, representing 1.8% of all tertiary enrollments or 2 in 10 students globally”.

While traditional destinations, such as the United States, remain strong magnets for students seeking a high-quality education, new destination countries and regional hubs are competing for a share of the revenue and intellectual capital of internationally mobile students.

Top 10  Countries for International students for higher studies

1.America :

Approximately 750,000 students are travelling to US for higher education. The number is close 18% of total international mobility of students
2.United Kingdom :

Approximately 427,000 students are travelling to UK for higher education. The number is close 11% of total international mobility of students
3.France : 

Approximately 270,000 students are travelling to France for higher education. The number is close 7% of total international mobility of students

4.Australia : 

Approximately 250,000 students are travelling to Australia for higher education. The number is close 6% of total international mobility of students

5.Germany : 

Approximately 206,000 students are travelling to Germany for higher education. The number is close 5% of total international mobility of students

6.Russia : 

Approximately 175,000 students are travelling to Russia for higher education. The number is close 4% of total international mobility of students

7.Japan :

Approximately 150,000 students are travelling to Japan for higher education. The number is close 3.5 % of total international mobility of students

8.Canada : 

Approximately 120,000 students are travelling to Canada for higher education. The number is close 3 % of total international mobility of students

9.China :

Approximately 90,000 students are travelling to China for higher education. The number is close 2 % of total international mobility of students

10. Italy :

Approximately 77,000 students are travelling to Italy for higher education. The number is close 1.8 % of total international mobility of students.