Canada is not only among the top three countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the quality of education is always high, every university has a style of its own: large, bustling campuses or smaller, more intimate settings; a university education in English and French: metropolitan cities or smaller towns. You can choose to study at large universities offering a wide range of subjects at the undergraduate or graduate levels, or at small liberal arts institutions with a focus on undergraduate education. Canada’s universities and colleges are world-renowned for their high standards, safe campuses and educational excellence. They are at the forefront of the information technology revolution and ensure that their students are equipped for the 21st century.
Canada’s post-secondary opportunities revolve around a wide range of University options. Throughout Canada’s 13 provinces and territories, there are 72 universities to choose from. The application procedure varies from one university to the other.
Deadlines & Intakes :- There are two main intakes Fall (August/September) and Spring (January)
Fall is the major intake as all the university options are open for admissions unlike Spring when certain choices are not available.
Application Deadline :- The deadline for submitting the application varies from university to university and course to course. However, it is generally from October to March for Fall intake and for spring intake the deadline is 15 October.
Cost of Studying :- The Cost of education in the Canada varies between the state and the institutions.
Average tuition fees per year range from CAD $10,000 to $20,000 per annum.
Undergraduate Study- Anything from CAD $ 6000 - $30,000 per annum.
Post Graduate Study- Anything from CAD $ 6000 - $35,000
Living expenses per year:- CAD $10,000 - $20,000 per annum.
Documents Required :- ID pages of Passport, Curriculum Vitae(CV), Mark sheet and passing certificates of previous studies, Graduate Degree certificate/Provisional certificate(if applying for Post Graduation), Statement of Purpose, Reference Letters(out of which 1 should be academic, with the other being from the workplace, if the student is working), Work Experience Letter (if applicable), IELTS/TOEFL/PTE Score Card to access English Proficiency.
Portfolio of Work must be included, in case of application for courses of Art/Design etc.
Student Partner Program(SPP):
The Student Partner Program (SPP) is an administrative framework designed and implemented in partnership between the Canadian visa offices in India and the Association of Canadian Community College(ACCC).
The Student Partner Program is open to Indian nationals only. Student do not apply to the SPP; they apply to participating college and may be considered under the program if they meet specific criteria. Application submission under the SPP is at the discretion of each participating colleges. Students interested in submitting application under the program are encouraged to contact the participating college of their choice for information. The Student Partner Program involves close cooperative partnership and feedback from the partnership college to ensure student compliance with the terms of their study permits. Essential to the program feedback mechanism is the student’s consent for the institution to provide information on attendance. The student must sign the consent declaration on the SPP checklist in order to be processed under this program.
All Study Permit application checklist have been revised and improved as a result of the Student Partner Program framework to help students make simpler applications. All students are strongly encouraged to submit supporting documents as indicated in the checklist to facilitate the processing of their applications. Checklist are available online.