Study in Canada: A guide for Indian students
The number of Indian students moving to Canada for studies is growing tremendously. According to industry experts in 2017 around 75,000 visas were granted to Indian students, and in 2018, the number is expected to go up to 1, 25,000.
These growing numbers confirms the continuously mounting inquisitiveness and keenness of the Indian students to study in Canada, in a practice oriented research based education system and project-based education system. Moreover, I believe in contemporary times, the employers across industries prefer hiring candidates possessing Canadian Education from world reckoned universities and colleges.
Factors for Canada being the preferred overseas education destination
The reasons that make Canada the most preferred overseas education destination may include; its reputation for being the safest international education destination in the world, high-quality of life and education that it offers, world reckoned universities and colleges, and technologically advanced infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities. In addition to these general factors there are numerous parameters that make Canadian education the most preferred one. These may include:
Wide range of programs: Students can explore wide range of programs like UG degrees, PG degrees, diplomas, certificate programs, short courses, and so on across industries including; computer technology, medicine, telecommunications, agriculture, business studies, paramedical technology, environmental science agriculture, fisheries and so on.
Affordable fee structure: Canada is the most affordable overseas education destination as compared to other prime overseas education destinations like US, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and so on.
Scholarship or financial assistance: Canadian Government acknowledges the fact that international students bring fresh innovative ideas to Canada, thus, contributing a great deal to its wide range of disciplines, and thus, offers various scholarship and financial assistance schemes to the most deserving international students.
Bright career prospects: Acquiring Canadian education makes students the preferred choice of the employers across industries, thus, enhancing their career prospects.
Steps towards acquiring Canadian education
The steps towards acquiring Canadian education are as follows:
• Select the program and the institute
• Apply for admission to the selected institute
• Getting an Offer Letter
• Applying for Study visa
Documentation required for study visa
• Valid Passport
• Acceptance letter from a designated learning institution (DLI)
• Latest Medical report
• Proof of Funds
• Receipt of Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) of $10,000
• Proof of submission of tuition fees for the first year of study
• Proof of graduation from a Canadian curriculum high school or a language test form showing a score of at least 6 bands for English (IELTS)
• Passport Size Photographs
• Personal Statement
Students are advised to keep their program starting dates in mind before applying for study visas and should apply for a study visa to get the decision adequately before the start date of the selected program.
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