Study In Canada
Canada, one of the largest and most beautiful countries in the world, it is the ideal place to live and work because of its quality of living, education, income levels, health care system and a relatively safe and clean environment. Canada has a highly developed economy and is the largest trading partner of the United States. Its unending coasts, vast forests, mountain ranges, lakes and expanses of prairies, have bestowed upon Canada an abundance of natural resources which is a major factor contributing to its prosperity.
Canadian colleges and universities welcome foreign students and study in Canada is becoming increasingly popular among overseas students.
Some of the Reasons to Choose Canada are:
- World class higher education system
- High Caliber Professors
- Diverse peoples & cultures
- Warm summers, cool winters
- Healthy & Safe communities
- Lower costs, higher value
- Thriving campus communities
- May work either On or off campus
- Possibility to work after graduation in one’s field of study
- Eligible to apply for Permanent Residence
- Application Form
- Official Transcripts/ Certificates
- English Proficiency Score
- Letters of Recommendation
- Purpose of Study
- Proof of Financial Services
- Application Fee
Documents Required for Student Visa:
- Study Permit application form, study questionnaire, and correct fee.
- Letter of acceptance from the ACCC member institution, showing planned start and end date of the program.
- Receipt for study program fees paid (pre-payment of the first term is recommended)
- IELTS test results in past 24 months with the score at or above the entry requirement for the intended program of study, and no lower than overall 5.5.
IELTS test Date: __________ Score: reading ___ writing _____ oral ____ speaking ____
- Photocopy of most recent diploma or leaving certificate, and recent marks sheets (original document may be requested)
- Education Loan from an Indian chartered bank equivalent to at least 80% of tuition + living + travel expenses for one academic year (normally, tuition plus $8000). See Annex for acceptable banks
Name of Bank: ______________________________ Loan Amount:_________________
- Employment reference from one or both parents, showing name, address and phone number of employer, parent’s position title and current salary; OR if self-employed or a business owner: business license (if any), plus statement of number of employees and current net income, current address, phone number, email of business.
- Passport valid for atleast 1 year
- 3 Passport Size Photographs
- Personal Study Plan: Description of Proposed Program studies as it relates to your academic, technical or vocational background.
- Medical Report
- Police Clearing Certificate to show no record of criminal activity
Do not provide any additional documents unless requested by the visa officer.
Documents should be original or attested by notary + A duplicate set of documents
Annex: The Education Loan must be provided by a bank governed by the central bank of India.
|ABN Amro Bank Ltd||Andhra Bank|
|Allahabad Bank||AXIS Bank Ltd|
|Bank of Baroda||Bank of India|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Bank of Punjab Ltd|
|BNP Paribas||Canara Bank|
|Central Bank of India||Centurion Bank of Punjab Ltd|
|Dena Bank||Federal Bank Ltd|
|HDFC Bank Ltd||Hongkong and Shanghai Banking|
|Corporation||IDBI Bank Ltd|
|Indian Overseas Bank||Indian Bank|
|Ing Vysya Bank Ltd||Indusind Bank Ltd|
|ICICI Banking||Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd|
|Karnataka Bank Ltd||Kotak Mahindra Bank|
|NOVA Scotia Bank||Oriental Bank of Commerce|
|Punjab National Bank||Punjab and Sind Bank|
|South Indian Bank Ltd||Standard Chartered Bank|
|State Bank of India||State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur|
|State Bank of Hyderabad||State Bank of Indore|
|State Bank of Mysore||State Bank of Patiala|
|State Bank of Saurashtra||State Bank of Travancore|
|Syndicate Bank||UCO Bank|
|Union Bank of India||United Bank of India|
All international banks operating in India also meet these criteria.
- Visa Application From
- Personal Information From
- Supplementary Questionnaire for Students
This section details out the various eligibility criteria for admission to Canadian Institutes.
Undergraduate/ Bachelors level:
- 70% in 12th grade
- TOEFL: 213 OR
- IELTS 6.0
Graduate/ Post-Graduate level:
- 2-3 years full-time work experience
- GMAT: 580-600 min.
- TOEFL: 213 min OR
- IELTS: 6.5
- 4 yr Bachelors degree, 70% aver.
- Flexible admission
- TOEFL: 213 min. OR
- IELTS 6.0
All applicants wishing to study in Canada must satisfy an officer that they will leave Canada by the end of the period authorized for the stay, that they will not contravene the conditions of admission (for example, that they will not work without prior authorization or waiver) and that they do not belong in a category of persons inadmissible to Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
In reaching a decision, an officer will need to be satisfied that you :
- have a valid letter of acceptance from an educational institution
- have adequate funds available to you to pay for your tuition and living expenses while in Canada and to return to your country of residence
- are in good health
- are law-abiding and have no record of criminal activity
- will not be a risk to the security of Canada
After Submission of the complete application form, application, fees, and required documents to the Visa Office is followed by:
An interview with a Canadian Visa Officer may be required. If this is the case, you will be advised in writing of the time and place for the interview.
The Canadian high commission will issue medical instructions. Students and accompanying dependants must pass a medical examination.
Cost of Education:
Canada offered the lowest tuition rates for foreign students compared to the U.K., Australia and New Zealand. Usually many students share or rent apartments to save costs. Listings of available apartments or homes are published weekly in local newspapers. Rents vary greatly according to the location and time of year. (Cost: CDN $ 250 – $ 700 per month)
Cost of Living:
Canada offers a very low cost of living – especially compared to the United States or the United Kingdom. The approximate annual living expenses are about $10,000 for a single student, which includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. An additional $4,000 will be required for a spouse and an additional $3,000 for each dependent, to cover 12 months of living expenses.