Frequently Asked Questions


Why should I study in Canada?

Ans. Canada is a bilingual country, which makes studying here an excellent opportunity to develop your language skills and boost your prospects for an interesting career. Coursework in French and English is an integral part of Canada's educational system, which enriches its cultural and community life.

What is the procedure to study in Canada?

Ans. The process of taking admission in Canadian universities is - contact the university - submit your documents - take admission in your choice of course - take admission letter - apply for visa - pay your fees - fly to Canada for studies.

What are the minimum requirements to study in Canada?

Ans. Universities in Canada require the applicant to have 16 years of education or a four- year Bachelor's degree. Work experience is an important requirement for admission. Generally, Canadian universities ask for experience of 2-3 years in a specific field, preferably related to the course of study.

Do I need to show funds when applying for a student permit?

Ans. Yes, you can prove funding with: Proof of your Canadian bank account showing money you have transferred. Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) from a Canadian bank. Proof of a student or education loan from a bank. Your bank statements for the past four months. A bank draft that can be converted to Canadian dollars.

Are scholarships available for international students?

Ans. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS FROM ABROAD. One way that international student can help finance their studies in Canada are through scholarships, which are non-repayable financial awards. They tend to be granted to students with outstanding academic achievement, although some also recognize volunteer and work experience.

Is it possible to work during study period?

Ans. Yes it is possible.

Can my spouse be included in the application?

Ans. Your spouse or common-law partner can normally be included in your own application for immigration. A common-law partner is defined as a person of any sex (including same-sex partners) who has been living with you as a partner for at least 1 year.

Is a medical exam required to study in Canada?

Ans. The visa application process to Canada requires a compulsory medical test for Indian applicants. Once your exam has been completed, the physician will send the results to CIC. You can choose to get the test done either before or after submitting the visa application.

What happens next if my study visa is refused?

Ans. If your initial refusal was inside Canada, you must appeal within 15 days. If you refusal was made outside Canada, you have 60 days. However, if your Visa application was sponsored by a citizen or permanent resident and their sponsorship application was refused, they may appeal to the IAD. 10.Is it possible to come to Canada for a pre-study visit? Ans. Yes, a potential international student can explore Canada as a visitor before studies begin. Individuals should verify whether they need a Temporary Resident Visas (TRV) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter Canada. Citizens of certain countries require a visa to visit Canada.

Can a minor child study in Canada?

Ans. Yes, Minor children who are already in Canada may study without a study permit if they: are in kindergarten, no matter what their parents' status is in Canada. want to go to pre-school, primary or secondary school and have a parent who is allowed to work or study in Canada. are refugees or refugee claimants.

Is study permit also required for short courses?

Ans. A study permit is not required for short-term courses, an officer must accept and process an application for a study permit, even when the duration of the course or program of study is 6 months or less [R188(2)].

What are the processing times to study in Canada?

Ans. Processing times can range between 2 to 13 weeks on average. Most visa offices process the applications in under one month's time.

What is the Student Partners Program?

Ans. It is a framework designed jointly by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) visa offices in India and the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) to offer maximum help to the Indian students who are planning to study and work in Canada.


What are the top universities in UK?

Ans. UCL (University College London) University of Edinburgh. University of Manchester. King's College London (KCL) London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) University of Bristol. University of Warwick.

How to get admission in a UK University?

Ans_ Choose a university and a study program. The first thing you need to do is define your target. Meet the Application Requirements. Apply. Wait for the Admission Letter. Arrange your Finances. Get your Student Visa.

What are the major scholarships for international students in UK?

Ans. The best UK scholarships for international students Chevening Scholarships. The UK government offers a global scholarship programme called “Chevening”. Commonwealth Masters Scholarships. Gates Cambridge Scholarships. Rhodes Scholarships at University of Oxford. Edinburgh Global Research Scholarships. Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London.

How to get UK student visa?

Ans. Details of your passport A recent photograph An unconditional offer of a place on a course offered by a licensed Tier 4 Sponsor, evidenced by a 'Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies’ (CAS) form from your course provider (worth 30 points) Proof of adequate English language skills, demonstrated by passing one of the secure English language tests (SELT). You will not need to provide this if you’re from an English-speaking country such as the United States or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in an English-speaking country. Proof you have financial support throughout your stay in the UK (worth 10 points) If you’re a non-EU/EEA/Swiss student studying a sensitive subject, you may also need an ATAS certificate

How much is the study cost in UK?

Ans: The average cost of studying in the UK is around £22,200 (~US$31,380) per year and those who want to stay in London needs to spend much higher.

Can IELTS be waived to get admission to the University?

Ans: Yes, IELTS can be waived off to get admission in UK Universities.

Can my visa be extended?

Ans. You may be able to extend your visa as long as the total time you spend in the UK is less than 6 months. For example if you apply for a 3 month visa, you can apply to extend it for 3 more months. You should apply before your current visa expires.

Is a sandwich course better than a three year UG course?

Ans. Research conducted by ASET showed that students on sandwich degrees were more likely to achieve a better grade in their degree than non-placement students; perhaps due to the 'increased confidence, motivation and professionalism' engendered by the placement.

Is an interview mandatory while filing my visa?

Ans - Yes, an interview is mandatory while filing any visa?

Can I change the Course once I reach the university?

Ans. Yes, you can change the course upon reaching the University once you feel it isn’t quite right for you.

Do I need GMAT for a Master's programme in the UK?

Ans. Generally, Master's Courses in the UK do not require a GMAT with an exception of a Master's in Finance in a few universities like Lancaster, LSE etc.

Will I have to pay for medical treatment in the UK?

Ans. The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK provides free and subsidised health care to international students if their Course is over 6 months.

I don’t have the grades I need to get into the course I want. What can I do?

Ans. Many colleges have Pathway programmes validated by a university that allow you to prepare for a degree course. They last from six months to a year and teach you a variety of subjects, including the one you plan to study – English, study skills, research and more. They are sometimes called foundation, diploma or pre masters courses as well. They can be studied in the UK or in India as well.

Are entrance exams required for UK Universities?

Ans. Most of the courses don’t require any test as British universities accept the Indian academic marks, but a few professional courses like LLB and Medicine require tests like LNAT and UKCAT respectively. GMAT too is only required for MBA or Masters in certain universities.


How to get admission in a US university?

Ans. The common steps to apply for admission are as follows: Search for colleges and courses. Contact schools and visit websites for information. Narrow down your list of schools. Take the entrance exams like SAT, GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, IELTS. Write SOPs and ask for LORs. Apply to the colleges which fit your interests.

What are the popular courses in the USA?

Ans. Engineering US courses. Computer Science and Information Technology US courses. Business Analytics and Data Science US courses. Pharmacy US courses. Business US courses.

What are the major scholarships for international students in USA?

Ans. Scholarships for International Students studying in the USA Avvo Scholarship Program. Berkeley College International Student Scholarships. Annual CGTrader Scholarship. Cappex American Scholarships. Fulbright Foreign Student Program. GotChosen. Mindsumo.

How to get US student visa?

Ans. In general, prospective students will go through five stages when applying for a US student visa: Apply to and be accepted by a Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-approved school in the US (six to twelve months prior to US study); Pay the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) fee; Complete a US student visa application along with recent photo(s); Pay the visa application fee; Schedule and attend a visa interview.

What is the cost of studying in USA?

Ans. Average Cost of Studying in the US (in lakhs) On an average, a student spends approximately $10,000–$12,000 per year on living expenses. But this amount entirely depends on the location where a student inhabits

What are the work-during-study opportunities?

Ans. Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student's course of study.

How to get work after study visa in the US?

Ans. F1 visa holders can apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) after the completion of their studies. Under OPT, the students can stay in the US for up to one year and apply for employment-authorized practical training in the field they graduated in.

Is there age limitation to attend U.S. universities?

Ans. In general, you must have completed high school and you must be at least 17 years of age.

What is the length of study for MBA programs in the U.S.?

Ans. Full-Time MBA: 2 Years The traditional full-time MBA program takes two years to complete. It takes four semesters of coursework to complete, coinciding with the university's schedule.

What is the U.S. grading system?

Ans. Academic grading in the United States commonly takes on the form of five, six or seven letter grades. Traditionally, the grades are A+, A, A−; B+, B, B−; C+, C, C−; D+, D, D−; F; with A+ being the highest and F being lowest.

How are grades determined in U.S. universities?

Ans. US universities use a grading scale to calculate a student's GPA. Students earn their grades through their overall performance during the entire academic year. ... When you study at a US university, GPA is on a scale from 0.0 to 4.0, with 4.0 being the highest your GPA can be. GPA is very important in US universities.

How can I apply for vocational training in the United States?

Ans. Get your high school diploma or GED. High school students who are interested in a trade would be wise to start by taking whatever relevant classes are available, such as industrial arts or cooking courses. Get post-secondary training. Complete an apprenticeship.

I want to study in the United States, but my English proficiency isn’t good enough yet. What can I do?

Ans. There are a number of programs for English language study in the United States and online, as well as local possibilities.

Can you work while studying in the United States?

Ans. With permission of the International Student Office, international students may work on campus up to 20 hours/week their first year and can apply to work off-campus in subsequent years.

Can I transfer to a U.S. university from a university outside of the United States?

Ans. Yes, although you may lose some credits and require extra time to complete your degree.


Which English language tests are accepted by New Zealand institutions?

Ans. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) It is the most widely accepted test in New Zealand for English language proficiency judgement.

Can students work during studies in New Zealand?

Ans. New Zealand student visas usually allow full-time students to work up to 20 hours a week during the academic year and up to 40 hours a week during the summer break. Research master's and PhD students can work 40 hours a week all year round. Check your student visa – it will show if (and when) you are allowed to work.

What are the accommodation options available in New Zealand?

Ans. Accommodation Types Motels. Motel accommodation usually features a selection of studio, one, or two bedroom units. Hostels. Hostels and backpackers accommodation in New Zealand has a reputation for being clean, comfortable and very good value. Apartments. Bed & Breakfasts. Holiday Homes. Homestays. Holiday Parks and Campgrounds. Farmstays.

Is there any special requirement for under-18 students to study in New Zealand?

Ans. Student visa requirements include: an offer of place from an educational institution approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. a written guarantee from an institution or person that suitable accommodation is available to you in New Zealand (if you're under 18 years).

How much does NZ education cost?

Ans. The education varies on the type of course and the levels. According to the official Study in Zealand website, international undergraduate students can expect to pay around NZ$22,000-32,000 (~US$14,900-21,700) per year, with higher fees for subjects such as medicine and veterinary science. Most bachelor's degrees take three years to complete.

Is there an age limit to study in New Zealand?

Ans. There are no age limits to getting a student visa in New Zealand.

What is the cost to live in New Zealand?

Ans. Cost of Living for Monthly Expenses For two people, the cost of living ranges from about NZ$3,000 to NZ$5, 000 per month. Gasoline – NZ$2.21 per liter (cost depends distance driver and vehicle's mileage). Food – NZ$1,000 per person per month (eat at home). Add NZ$500 per person if you go out to eat.

What are the options available after completing my studies in NZ?

Ans. After you have completed your studies in New Zealand you may be eligible to apply for a post study work visa.

How much does NZ education cost?

Ans. At the university level, undergraduate programmes roughly cost between NZD 18,000 to NZD 25,000 a year and postgraduate programmes typically cost more, at around NZD 26,000 to NZD 37,000 a year. Your tuition fees also depend on your chosen subject of study.

Can I study for a PhD in New Zealand?

Ans. New Zealand universities offer PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) education in a wide range of subjects. A PhD course in New Zealand means 3–4 years of full-time study, and the student is required to prepare a substantial thesis under pedagogical supervision.


How can I study in Australia? What is the enrolment process?

Ans. Application process_ The first step is to apply for the course you want. There are two ways to apply: Direct to the education provider Through an Australian education agent Receiving your Letter of Offer Confirmation of application Enrollment

What are the minimum requirements to study Undergraduate courses in Australia?

Ans. Undergraduate courses require an Australian Senior School Certificate of Education (Year 12) or the overseas equivalent of Australian high school matriculation, such as three passes at GCE A Levels in appropriate subjects. Some courses may also have certain pre-requisite subjects.

How much will it cost to study in Australia?

Ans. If you are an international student, you will be liable to pay a full tuition fee for your course. For an undergraduate bachelor degree, this can be between A$15,000 and A$33,000. For a masters degree, this can be between A$20,000 and A$37,000. For a doctoral degree, this can be between A$14,000 and A$37,000.

How can I apply for an Australian student visa? What requirements do I need to meet?

Ans. When applying for your student visa for Australia, you will generally need: Proof of enrolment (your electronic confirmation of enrolment) A valid passport. Your visa application fee. Your Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) statement. Academic and work experience documents. Evidence of your English proficiency skills (book your place in the IELTS test) Evidence of financial ability (tuition fees, living expenses, expenses for dependents, return airfare) Details of your health insurance policy (Overseas Student Health Cover ) Statement of purpose Passport sized photographs

What English language tests are acceptable for Australian student visas?

Ans The English tests which are accepted for Australian Student Visa purposes are: IELTS International English Language Testing System test. TOEFL IBT Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based test. PTE Pearson Test of English. CAE Academic Cambridge English: Advanced test (also known as Certificate in Advanced English) OET Occupational English Test TOEFL PBT TOEFL Paper-Based Test is accepted in a number of countries where IELTS is not available.

How can I apply for scholarships in Australia?

Ans. Participate in community life. While many scholarships for international students are based on academic merit or financial need, remember that some scholarships are awarded for community participation. Apply for as many scholarships as possible. Ask for help with applications. Read the scholarship criteria carefully.

Can I work during my studies in Australia?

Ans. It allows you to study and work in Australia throughout the duration of your course. You are entitled to work 40 hours per fortnight (two weeks) during your studies, and full-time during your school breaks.

Can I change my course or institution if I don’t like it?

Ans. If you think the course you're studying isn't quite right for you, it is possible to transfer onto a different course – either at the same university, or to a course at a different university or college.The first thing to do is speak to your department office or course tutor.

What is so good about Australian education and training compared to other countries?

Ans. The Australian approach to vocational and technical education is now recognised as among the best and most innovative in the world. It enjoys an international reputation for excellence in all areas of education and training. Australian universities are widely recognised for excellence in many disciplines

Will I get post study work after completing my studies?

Ans. A post-study work visa in Australia allows international students to stay in Australia for up to 4 years and work after completing their studies.

I have been declined a visa by UK/USA in the past, will it affect the student visa application for Australia?

Ans. There is no mandatory waiting period for re-application – unless otherwise noted, you may apply again for a visa at any time after your first rejection. However, sending the same application a second time without additional information is likely to result in rejection for the same reasons as the first.

Are the degrees-qualifications from Australia recognized in India?

Ans. India recognises Australian pathway degree credits. ... India graduates who complete part of their Australian degree with a pathway provider will now have their qualifications officially recognised back home for the first time, in a significant boost for returning students' employment and further education prospects.

Do Australian institutions accept 10+2+3 education system of India?

Ans. Yes, the Australian Institutions accept 10+2+3 education system of India.

Which English language tests are accepted by Australian institutions?

Ans. Major test results accepted by the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) for visa purposes are IELTS (International English Language Testing System), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Cambridge (CAE) and Pearson (PTE).

What are the accommodation options available in Australia?

Ans. While on-campus housing does exist sparingly, most students at Australian universities live off-campus through home stay programs, hostels, or rental properties. Home stay. Hostel and Guest House Accommodation. Rental Property. On-Campus Housing. Residential Colleges. Apartments. Related Content:


Do Irish institutions accept 10+2+3 education system of India?

Ans. Yes, the Irish institutions accept 10+2+3 education system of India.

What are the steps when applying for application?

Ans. The common steps to applying for admission are as follows: Search for colleges and courses Contact schools and visit websites for information Narrow down your list of schools Take the language exams like TOEFL or IELTS Write Statement of Purpose, and ask for Letters of Recommendation Register at Central Applications Office Apply to the colleges which fit your interests Appear for video interviews of the colleges that shortlisted you (if applicable) If accepted, apply for Study Visa

Which English language tests are accepted to study by Irish institutions?

Ans. English Language Requirements to Study in Ireland The most commonly accepted English language certifications for admission to international universities include IELTS and TOEFL. Although universities in UK and Ireland accept both, IELTS certification is usually preferred by universities in Ireland.

Are there any special requirements for under -18 students to study in Ireland?

Ans. All Irish universities require a minimum competency in the English language that allows a student to undertake their studies. ... Students are required to submit official transcripts of the subjects studied and examinations taken at the undergraduate level to prove their eligibility.

What are the VISA Application requirements?

Ans. Ireland visa requirements for Indian citizens Original valid passport which has sufficient space for the insertion of the visa sticker (at least one blank page is required) Appointment and payment confirmation receipt(s) Supplementary Application form if applicable -Click here for the Supplementary Form. Signed letter of application including full contact details.

Can I arrange holidays during the course?

Ans. Immigration rules say that no holidays or breaks will be permitted which are not part of a student's timetable, except for documented illness or family bereavement. No period of holiday can be given before classes begin. There are defined periods in which non-EEA students can work full-time in Winter and Summer. Schools are not required to align holidays with these dates.

What are the rules on attendance for English language students?

Ans. The immigration service (INIS) expects students to be able to show a minimum of 85% attendance if they are applying to renew their immigration permission. Only the immigration service can make a decision on whether a student will be permitted to renew with a lower attendance figure.

What and where to study in Ireland after 12th?

Ans. Choosing a program and an institution solely depends on your interests, academic background, and budget. To decide where to study and what to pursue, you can start by creating a list of your interests and skills and spend some time reflecting upon it. Do your research to understand which skillset or interest has a good scope professionally. Narrow down your choices accordingly and search for relevant courses and institutions. You’ll also have to take intakes of your preferred courses into consideration, because not all universities or colleges offer programs in all three intakes.

IS GRE/GMAT or IELTS/TOEFL is required for admission?

Ans. Exams for Studying in Ireland. Students have to pass one or more additional tests before they can be considered by most universities for admission. These range from the standardised graduate and college admission tests such as GRE, GMAT and SAT to English Language tests, such as TOEFL and IELTS.

What are the requirements for Ireland visa?

Ans. Your original passport, valid for at least 6 months after your date of departure from Ireland with at least 2 blank visa pages. Please include a photocopy of the passport bio page, all visas and all stamps. If you hold other passports or have held previous passports, you must submit them with your application.

How long does it take to process Ireland visa?

Ans. We advise you to apply for your visa 6-8 weeks before the date you plan to travel. Application processing times can vary depending on the type and complexity of the application. During busy periods such as the summer months or in the months leading to Christmas, the processing time can be longer.

How long does the Naturalization (PR) process take in Ireland?

Ans. In general, it takes 6 months for a fully completed standard application to be processed from the date it is received to the date a decision is made. The nature of the naturalization process is such that, for a broad range of reasons, some cases can take longer than others to process.


Are there deadlines for direct enrollment?

The entrance application must be submitted by January 15 each year for the summer semester (beginning on April 1) and by July 15 for the winter semester (beginning on October 1).

Will a German degree be recognized in the US and Canada?

Ans. Generally speaking German universities are highly regarded universities. So,yes they are valid and recognized in the U.S or any other country.

How much does it cost to study Undergraduation course at a German university?

Ans. Although you can study for free at public German universities as an undergraduate, there is a charge per semester for enrolment, confirmation and administration. This is typically no more than €250 (~US$290) per semester, but varies depending on the university.

Can I do an internship in Germany?

Ans. First, internships have become increasingly important in Germany and it is quite common for university graduates to complete one or more such positions during or after their studies. Second, internships in Germany may be offered on an unpaid basis if they are no longer than three months in length.

Is there any chance that a German university might not let me enroll?

Ans. Well after thinking about it for a while, my answer would be “It is not tough to get into a German University if you are deserving”

What are the documents required while applying for VISA to Germany?

Ans. The required documents for a Schengen Tourist / Visitor Visa to Germany are as following: Application form completed in English or German. Declaration of Accuracy of Information. Passport size photographs. Valid national passport. Personal bank statements for the last three months. Schengen Travel Insurance. Schengen Travel Insurance. You should submit a confirmation letter from your health insurance stating coverage for emergency medical treatment with a minimum of €30,000. Proof of accommodation. This can be a hotel booking for your whole stay in the Schengen region, or a letter of invitation by a family member or friend residing in the any or the Schengen countries. Proof of flight reservation. You can use the visa consultation services like this one or find one online. Proof of financial means. This could be: A bank statement not older than three months or A Declaration of Commitment Leave letter of your company (if employed). No-objection certificate. If you are a student, your school or university should issue this certificate to you. If you are an employee, your employer or the company where you work at should issue this letter to you. If you are not a student and you do not work either, this certificate is not required. A Cover Letter. Invitation Letter. Proof of civil status. Your driver’s license and/or utility bill in your name.

How much would I be spending during my stay in Germany?

Ans. On average, to cover your living expenses in Germany you will need around 853 euros per month (around $957 US dollars) or 10,236 euros per year (around $11,484 US dollars). The prices for food, accommodation, bills, clothes, and entertainment are basically in line with the EU average.

Can I study for a Germany qualification by distance or online?

Ans. Yes, you can study by distance or online .

Is it required to study German language in order to apply to a German University?

Ans. No! It is not compulsory that you have to know the native language if you are going to study in Germany.

What’s the difference between a Master’s degree and a German Magister degree?

Ans. Basically, Magister is the (Latin and) German word for Master in the context of university education. But the terms diverged in usage. Magister refers specifically to a certain degree in the old German (and Austrian) university system, and Master refers to the international (originally Anglo-Saxon) degree.

What steps should I take to direct enroll at a German university?

Ans. Enroll At Your University. Find a Study Program. (Start researching at least 3 months before deciding) Meet All Requirements. (Two weeks before the application is opened) Learn The German Language. Find Financial Resources. Apply For Admission. Get Your German Student Visa. Find Accommodation. Enroll At Your University.

Can I work in Germany during the course of my study?

Ans. You can work up to 20 hours per week while studying. If you exceed this, you'll be required to pay into the German social security system, and there could be a negative impact on your studies. Non-EU/EEA students are also able to work in Germany alongside their studies, for 120 full days or 240 half days per year.

What are the requirements for studying in Germany?

Ans. Required application documents Certified copy of high-school diploma or previously completed degree. Translation of the course modules and grades. Passport photo. Copy of your passport. Proof of language proficiency – German (and / or English) Motivation letter. Application fee.

How high are the tuition fees at German universities?

Ans. At German private universities, tuition costs can reach 26,000 EUR/year for a Bachelor's degree and 40,000 EUR/year for a Master's. Programmes in Engineering and Business & Management are the most expensive.


How is higher education in France organized?

Ans. Higher education in France is organized in three levels, which correspond to those of other European countries, facilitating international mobility: the Licence and Licence Professionnelle (bachelor's degrees), and the Master's and Doctorat degrees.

What is a “grande école”?

Ans. The Grandes Écoles (French pronunciation: ​[ɡʁɑ̃d.z‿ekɔl], literally in French "High Schools") of France are higher education establishments that are outside the main framework of the French public university system.

What types of degree do French universities offer?

Ans. Universities award three types of degree, in line with the European "Bologna" system. The first degree (3 years) is the Licence, the first postgraduate degree (5 years' study) is the Masters (using the English term), and the final degree, obtained after at least eight years' study, is the Doctorate.

Do I need a visa to study in France?

Ans. Instead, all you will need in order to legally study in France is a valid passport or other valid travel ID. If you are a national from anywhere else in the world, you will need to obtain a student visa for France in order to be able to undertake study.

Do I need to be fluent in French?

Ans. Many French people speak languages other than their own. However, for effective communication and studying in France, you should know French. International students who are fluent in French have a much easier time with their studies and everyday life.

How much does it cost to go to university in France?

Ans. 170 euros per year for Bachelor's (Licence) programmes, 243 euros per year for Master's programmes, 601 euros per year in Engineering courses in at certain institutions, 380 euros per year for Doctorate (PhD) programmes.

How much are living costs in France?

Ans. For a student pursuing an Undergraduate program, the living expense range between EURO 10000 to 18000 per year. For a student pursuing a Postgraduate program, the living expense range between EURO 18000 to 30000 per year.

Can I work in France while I study?

Ans. Every foreign student has the right to work while studying in France. French law authorizes foreign students to an auxiliary work of 964 hours during the year, the equivalent of 60% of the legal work year. It can only be auxiliary income.

Can I get a scholarship to study in France?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for the scholarship eligible to you in France.

Can I stay and work in France after I graduate?

Ans. To stay in France after graduating, non-European students must have a promise of employment or a work contract and be paid at least one and a half times the minimum wage (2,220 euros gross per month in 2017).

Are there any qualifying tests to take while applying?

Ans. Most colleges require you to take one of the most common tests, the SAT or the ACT. Check with the colleges you plan to apply to for their testing requirements. However, they will usually require placement tests. SAT or ACT scores may exempt you from placement tests.

What is the Baccalaureate?

Ans. The French Baccalaureate or “le Bac”, is an extensive, national examination taken at the end of the “Lycée” (High School), upon completion of 11th and 12th grade.

Is a Polytechnique in France a good institute to enroll in for a masters or a diploma?

Ans. École Polytechnique (also known by the nickname "X") is a French public institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, a suburb located south from Paris. ... It is currently ranked as world's second-best small university by the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings.

What kinds of scholarships are available to study in France?

Ans. The three types of scholarships available to study in France are: French Government Scholarships. Institutional Scholarships. Co-financed/Joint Scholarships.


What visa do I need to study in Switzerland?

Ans. For courses of up to three months – summer courses, language schools – you may need a short-term Schengen C visa; for courses longer than three months, you may need a long-term national D visa.

As a student I am allowed to work in Switzerland?

Ans. As an international student in Switzerland you are legally allowed to work for not more than 15 hours per week (i.e. around 2 hours per day.) During the vacation period you may work full-time but only if you've been living in the country for at least 6 months.

Is studying in Switzerland expensive?

Ans. In Swiss public universities, tuition fees are relatively low. The most well-known universities like ETH, EPFL, or Universities of Basel, of Bern, or that of Lausanne, are all under CHF 1000. Tuition fees also vary depending on the institution and the study program.

What are the languages spoken in Switzerland?

Ans. The four national languages of Switzerland are German, French, Italian and Romansh. All but Romansh maintain equal status as official languages at the national level within the Federal Administration of the Swiss Confederation.

How many general universities are there in Switzerland?

Ans. In total, there are 12 Universities in Switzerland; ten of them are managed by the cantons, while two federal institutes of technology, ETHZ in Zurich and EPFL in Lausanne, are under the authority of the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation.

What about ranking? Are universities in Switzerland ranked high?

Ans. Switzerland is home to one of Europe's most prestigious higher education systems, including continental Europe's two highest entries in the QS World University Rankings® 2019 – ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) are both placed among the world's top 30.

I want to apply for a bachelor's program in Switzerland. What do I have to do?

Ans. Usually, the documents required are: A printed and signed copy of your application form; Two passport photos; A copy of your I.D.; Official academic transcripts, from each university you attended; High school diploma or your Bachelor's degree; Language proficiency certificates for German, French, or English; CV; Evidence you paid the application fee; Personal essay or motivation letter.

What are the requirements for admission to Swiss universities?

Ans. For access to Swiss universities, a valid Swiss maturity certificate or an equivalent foreign upper secondary school-leaving certificate qualifying for university entrance is required.

As a student I am allowed to work in Switzerland?

Ans. As an international student in Switzerland you are legally allowed to work for not more than 15 hours per week (i.e. around 2 hours per day.) During the vacation period you may work full-time but only if you've been living in the country for at least 6 months.

When do I apply for a residence permit?

Ans. We will apply for a Swiss residence permit within 14 days after arrival and prior to taking up work.

Is IELTS required for study in Switzerland?

Ans. Switzerland has three official languages (German, French and Italian) and the language of instruction depends on the university. In addition, most universities also offer a wide range of programmes taught in English. French: DELF or DALF. English: IELTS, TOEFL.

Can work permit holders study Switzerland?

Ans. The hiring company/employer will get a work permit for you. After graduation, foreign students can stay in Switzerland for six months to look for work under the same conditions as Swiss graduates.

Is GRE required for MS in Switzerland?

Ans. GRE or GMAT scores are not mandatory (except for certain master's courses in engineering at ETH Zurich and EPFL).

What are the requirements to study in Switzerland?

Ans. Admission to a Bachelor's Programme. For access to Swiss universities, a valid Swiss maturity certificate or an equivalent foreign upper secondary school-leaving certificate qualifying for university entrance is required. Admission to a Master's Programme. Language Requirements.

How much an international student can earn in Switzerland?

Ans. You can earn anywhere between 20 - 26 CHF an hour, which would mean you can easily cover your living expenses if you land a steady part-time job in Switzerland. Typical job options available include those as a teaching assistant in universities or lab assistants etc.


What’s the application process at universities in Singapore (exam/interview-based or merit-based)?

Ans. Apply using A Level results if your country offers them. Submit your polytechnic diploma if you earned it in Singapore. Send in your diploma if you graduated from NUS High School. Apply using your IB diploma if you earned it from an accepted school.

What’s the exact cost of studying in Singapore?

Ans. The cost studying in Singapore is given below: Undergraduate Degrees : The tuition fees of doing an undergraduate degree in Singapore varies between S$25,000 and S$40,000 depending upon the type of course. While the cost of doing the various associated degrees varies between S$10,000 and S$15,000.

What’s the course duration at universities in Singapore?

Ans. Undergraduate programmes in Singapore generally take three to four years to complete. There are a few private universities that fast track degree programmes and let students complete their degree programmes in two years but those kind of degrees don't have the same weightage as three- or four-year degree programmes.

What’s the volume of Indian students pouring in to Singapore?

Ans. Each year, approximately 3,000 students from India continue their education at various schools or universities.

What are the eligibility criteria to study in Singapore?

Ans. To be eligible for undergraduate admissions in Singapore, students will generally need to produce 10th and 12th scores, and must have IELTS and TOEFL scores of 6.5-7 or 90-100 to prove their English proficiency.

What are the intake periods of universities in Singapore?

Ans. The popular universities like National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Management University (SMU) have two intakes for postgraduates, i.e., August and January. On the other hand, undergraduate students have a single intake period,i.e., August.

What are the most popular courses amongst Indian students in Singapore?

Ans . Some of the popular courses are as follows: NUS BBA in Finance, Banking Law Bachelor of Business Global Master of Finance Dual Degree Diploma in Banking and Finance Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration International Master of Business Administration Dual MBA

What are the post-study work options for Indian students studying in Singapore?

Ans. Once you graduate, you will not be able to stay or work in Singapore on the basis of your Student's Pass. You will need to apply for a work – visa (pass) to continue to stay and work in Singapore. The type of work – pass you should apply for depends on whether you have a job offer at the time of your graduation or not.

What academic scholarships are available for Indian students to study in Singapore?

Ans. Top 5 Scholarships For Indian Students To Study In Singapore Lee Kong Chian Graduate Scholarships At National University Of Singapore (NUS) . INSEAD-Syngenta MBA Scholarships For Developing Country Leaders. Singapore International Graduate Award. Science & Technology Undergraduate Scholarship From NUS. Singapore Millennium Foundation Scholarship.

Do the universities in Singapore accept year gaps?

Ans. Yes, some universities in Singapore do accept year gaps. But a student's year gap with relevant work experience is always given a greater priority than a year gap without any work experience.

Do I need a student visa for Singapore?

Ans. Yes .

What are the different types of Institutions in Singapore?

Ans. There are various types of university such as public universities, polytechnics, and foreign university campuses. The latter are often private. Alongside the standard Singaporean qualifications, a variety of equivalent foreign qualifications are accepted by universities in Singapore.

What are the admission criteria for application to the Public Universities of Singapore?

Ans. A minimum academic record of 70% and above in Class XII will be required if looking at getting admission to a government university. For private institutes and polytechnics, students who have secured below 60% can also get admission.
























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