Why Study In Canada
  • Canada’s universities are amongst the top international ranking universities and maintain high standards of academic excellence with tuition fees being the lowest in English-speaking countries.
  • The United Nations ranked Canada as one of the best places in the world to live
    Students in Canada opt to work after graduation and make Canada permanent home by applying for permanent residency
  • Very multicultural over 90 languages spoken in larger cities
  • Canadian Universities are diversified and have good quality with a variety of programs (certificates, diplomas, associate degrees, degrees, masters, doctorate, etc.)
  • Canadian government has subsidized tuition fees are relatively affordable when compared to US, UK, and Australian Universities. Canada provides a solid investment in education.
  • Canada has one of the world’s best education systems, with outstanding programs in virtually all fields and Canadian university degrees are highly valued by employers around the world.
  • Canada is increasing the number of international students so encouraging a lot of new students to apply at Canadian universities.
Education System
  • Education is a provincial responsibility under the Canadian constitution, which means there are significant differences between the education systems of the different provinces
  • The education system in Canada encompasses
    Publicly-funded universities: Universities are generally Public funded, provides courses ranging from Degree to P.HD and research based
    Private community colleges/ technical institutes, career college’s universities and university colleges give diplomas which is skill based or Job oriented, that leads to bachelors in Universities with appropriate transfer of credits.
  • 175 post-secondary institutions which are members of the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) are officially known by a range of titles, including Community College, College, Technical Institute, University College, and Cégep.
  • Public and private institutions. They may be “recognized,” “authorized,” “registered,” or “licensed” by government, or they may not be regulated in any way. All public and private “recognized” and “authorized” postsecondary institutions in Canada have been given the authority to grant academic credentials by their provincial or territorial governments through charters or legislation that ensures or enables mechanisms for institutional and program quality.
  • Requirements for Masters is an average good GPA of 70 % and above in Bachelor Degree preferably 4 years degree.
  • Requirement for Bachelors is an average good score of 70 and above in Secondary and higher secondary education
  • Requirement for Under Graduate Diploma is an average score of 55 % and above in 12th standard
  • Requirement for Post Graduate Diploma is an average score of 55 and above in Bachelor’s Degree
    for bachelors is an average good score in Secondary and Higher secondary
  • IELTS is a requirement to almost all Public funded Universities and community colleges, the min score required varies from 6.0 to 7.0 depending on the type of universities
  • SAT is required only for certain Public Universities
  • GRE is not mandatory it is required only for certain universities, But a good GRE score enhances the chance to get into a good university
  • GMAT is not mandatory for all the business school, for some business school GMAT is compulsory
  • The Canadian High Commission accepts visa application through VFS services
  • The visa applications may be submitted at the VFS office.All applications will be assessed at The Canadian High Commission, New Delhi or the Consulate General in Chandigarh.
  • After Submission of the complete application form, application, fees, and required documents to the Visa Office the visa is processed and issued 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, the student has adequate funds available to pay for tuition and living expenses while in Canada and to return to the home country of residence, student should be in good health for which a medical test is required, students have to be law-abiding and have no record of criminal activity, and they should not be a risk to the security of Canada

Each institute has its own policy for housing. Most common types of accommodations are:

  • School-Provided Home stays : A home stay usually consists of a Canadian family hosting a student in their home while the student attends classes in Canada. This includes meals as well as a private, furnished room. (Cost: CDN $ 400 – $ 800 per month)
  • School-Provided Residence/Dormitory : Many schools have accommodation conveniently located on or near their campuses. There is usually an option of either shared or private room and dormitories. (Cost: CDN $ 3000 – $ 7500 per year)
  • Off Campus Housing : 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)

International student are able to work on campus or off campus with or without work permit while completing studies. The Off-Campus Work Permit Program allows certain foreign students to work off campus while completing their studies. To qualify, a student must be a full-time student enrolled at a participating publicly funded post-secondary educational institution or in an approved program at an eligible privately funded institution.

International students who study for a minimum 8 months programme can apply for a work permit under the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) Students are allowed to stay back in Canada after their studies, the duration of stay back depends on the duration of the program. If the study period is less than 2 yrs than the stay back will be equal to the duration of the course and if the program is 2 years or more than 2 yrs then the stay back will be 3 yrs.

  • Intakes: January, May, September
  • Tuition fee: UG/PG Diploma is CAN $8,000-15,000 , UG/PG Degree is CAN $15,000-25,000
  • Living cost: Living cost is CAN $10,000 per year

The major intakes are Fall (September) and Spring (January) but many institutions have Summer intakes (May or June) as well

Yes, Canadian degrees, Canadian Certificate and Diploma are acknowledged globally

Yes, Canadian institutions offer financial aid in the form of scholarships, bursaries, on campus jobs, teaching assistantships, administrative assistantships, research assistantships, internships etc.

Yes medical examination is required for a student studying in Canada

The tuition fees in Canada College should range between CAD $8,000 to 14,000 per annum, depending on the college and the program. This amount includes the health insurance also.

Spouse may apply for a Work Permit if the student studying full time at an authorized institution and have a Study Permit

Deadline for receipt of supporting academic documents is 1 February 2014

Co-operative (Co-op) programs are 4-16 week work placement programs where academically deserving students gain practical experience in the workplace and are paid by the employer. Students also get a chance to gain important work experience and to establish contacts with potential employers. Many graduates of co-op programs find full-time employment with their co-op employer.

List Of Universities
  • University of Waterloo, Ontario
  • University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia (Only UG)
  • York University, Toronto, Ontario
  • University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario (Only UG)
  • Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia (M.Engg in Internetworking and all Under Graduate courses)
  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Only UG)
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario (Only UG)
  • University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick
  • University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario
  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario (Only UG and Pre MBA)
  • University of Lethbridge Lethbridge, Alberta (Only UG)
  • Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Lakehead University through Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario
  • University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia (Only UG)
  • University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, British Columbia
  • Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, British Columbia
  • Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario
  • Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia
  • Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Simon Fraser University through Fraser International College, Burnaby, British Columbia (Only UG)
  • University of Manitoba through International College of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Only UG)
  • Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • St. Thomas University, Frederiction, New Brunswick
  • University Canada West, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • New York Institute of Technology, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario
  • Adler University, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • King’s University College (University of Western Ontario), London, Ontario
  • Cape Breton University, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Capilano University, North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, British Columbia
  • Algoma University, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia
  • Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick
  • MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta (Only UG)
  • Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario
  • The Academy of Arts University’s Programs at Langara College – Vancouver, British Columbia
  • George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario
  • Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
  • Douglas College, New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Niagara College, Welland, Ontario
  • Fanshawe College, London, Ontario
  • Durham College, Oshawa, Ontario
  • North Island College, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
  • Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario
  • Loyalist College, Belleville, Canada
  • Lakeland College, Vermilion, Alberta
  • Cambrian College, Sudbury, Ontario
  • Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology, Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Centennial College, Toronto, Ontario (only for Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh)
  • Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario
  • College of New Caledonia, Prince George, British Columbia
  • Cégep Marie-Victorin, Montreal, Quebec
  • askatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • LaSalle College, Montreal and Vancouver
  • College of the Rockies, Cranbrook, British Columbia
  • Northern Lights College, Dawson Creek, British Columbia
  • Northern College, Timmins, Ontario
  • St. Lawrence College, Brockville, Ontario
  • Confederation College, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Lambton College, Sarnia, Ontario
  • Selkirk College, Castlegar, British Columbia
  • Parkland College, Yorkton, Saskatchewan
  • Assiniboine Community College, Brandon, Manitoba
  • Canadore College, North Bay, Ontario
  • Canadian College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Acsenda School of Management, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Le Cordon Bleu, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Alexander College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Columbia College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Stenberg College, Surrey, British Columbia
  • Crandall University, Moncton, New Brunswick
  • Eton College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Brighton College, Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Sprott Shaw College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Vancouver Film School, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Northern College at Pures-Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Iles, Gaspé, Quebec
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Vancouver Community College, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Medicine Hat College, Medicine Hat, Alberta
  • NorQuest College, Edmonton, Alberta
  • Yorkville University, Toronto and Vancouver
  • Montreal College of Information Technology, Montreal, Quebec
  • Toronto Film School, Toronto, Ontario
  • CDI College, Montreal, Quebec
  • Yukon College, Whitehorse, Yukon
  • Coquitlam College, Coquitlam, British Columbia
  • Queen’s College of Business, Technology and Public Safety, Mississauga, Ontario
  • Evergreen College, Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada College, Montreal, Quebec
  • Matrix College of Management Technology and Healthcare Inc, Montreal, Quebec
  • CDE College, Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • ISI, L’institut Supérieur d’Informatique, Montreal, Québec
  • Pacific Link College, Surrey, British Columbia
  • M College of Canada, Montreal
  • Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts), Vancouver, British Columbia
  • College Universel, Gatineau, Quebec
  • Focus College, Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Aviron Technical Institute, Mount Royal, Quebec
  • Great Plains College, Swift Current, Saskatchewan