Requirements to get admission in Canadian Universities.
Canada, which is home to almost 500,000 international students, is renowned for providing top-notch instruction at reasonable tuition costs with internationally recognised degrees. Canada is also well known for its high standard of living, abundant post-study employment, and immigration options.
What makes Canada a good place to study?
Ample prospects for research
The cost is within the budget.
Secure and tranquil
Potential of earning money while studying
Active campus life
Intakes in Canada
In contrast to Indian universities, which only offer one intake, Canadian colleges and universities provide three intakes , however some might have four intakes. Intakes may also be referred to as a semester in various universities. There are three intake options in Canada.
Fall: The Fall intake begins in the month of September and is a popular choice for Indian students.
Winter: It generally begins in January and goes up till february.
Summer: Available for selected universities and programmes, the Summer intake often begins in April or May.
Here are some of the basic admission requirements in Canada:
IELTS score: (As per the course and institution requirement)
A written sample, copies of published work, or a portfolio statement of aim may be required by some schools (SOP)
Recommendation letter (LOR)
Canada's co-operative education
An opportunity alled co-operative education, or co-op education, allows you to work in a sector linked to your subject of study. It allows you to continue your study while gaining practical, program-related employment experience.
Additionally, it assists you in determining the type of job you might want, aids in financing your education, and improves your chances of finding a good job after graduation (with a higher salary).
Most co-op programmes are arranged in an alternating manner, i.e., one semester or term of schooling is alternated with one semester or term of work.
English language assessments for admission to Canadian universities
A student must pass an English language competency test in order to study in Canada because it is an English-speaking nation. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the most popular option among the language tests that are available to students . This test is authorised in 140 nations and is acknowledged by 11,000 organisations globally.
You must obtain a minimum score of 5.5 in each band and 6.0 overall to be qualified to submit an application for a student visa to Canada. Although each college may have a different IELTS requirement
Canadian student visa
The study permit is a document we issue that allows foreign nationals to study at designated learning institutions (DLIs) in Canada. Most foreign nationals need a study permit to study in Canada. Make sure you have all the documents you need before you apply. You should apply before you travel to Canada.
Your study permit is not a visa. It doesn’t let you enter Canada. You may also need a visitor visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA). If we approve your study permit, we’ll issue one to you with your study permit.
Guaranteed Investment Certificates(GIC)
Guaranteed Investment Certificates, or GICs, are used as proof of funds to qualify for a Canadian visa. This applies to students who select the SDS (Student Direct Stream) programme to study in Canada.However student applying in general category can also apply for GIC to show strong financies
On and off campus jobs in Canada
Managing the costs of studying and living abroad as an international student can become stressful. Although this is also true for Canada, there are many chances for you to manage your spending effectively.
You can always find a job that suits you, either on or off campus, and utilise the money you make to pay for your living expenses in Canada.Furthermore, students are alowed to work online 20hrs a week.
Undoubtedly, the admission procedure can be challenging. However, if you are persistent and meticulous in your preparation , you can be rewarded with a promising future in Canada.