Canada plays host to more than 180,000 International students in any given year and has become a sought after destination for Indian students.
The per capita spend on education system is very high in which shows the priority of the government in this sector Canadian graduate have great chance for a successful careers because of the quality of education & competitive entry requirements.
Canadian Institutes have a competent fees structure for international students and maintain excellent educational infrastructure and academic standards.
Permanent Residency and Canadian Immigration
International students on meeting the minimum eligibility criteria of 67 Points can apply for their Permanent Residency.
Excellent Place to live
According to United Nations survey, Canada is the best place in the world to live. It is an immigrant friendly country with excellent access to education, marvellous health services and a peace loving population.
English is the main language of communication in all provinces other than Quebec.
In Co op programmes, Students are allowed to work part time upto 20 hours per week on campus during the first 6 months of their program and off campus part time thereafter. Numerous programs have a paid co-op term with on the job training in the industry with the option of even working up to 3 years depending on the tenure duration of study programme.
Canada’s two thirds of the 5 % annual increase in population is due to immigration. Canada has a simplest immigration system with the option of live and work anywhere in Canada, with a Permanent Resident status.
The education system in Canada is under the authority of the provinces and States. In Canada, post-secondary institutions are divided into; universities and community colleges. The university provides academic and professional training, and research leading to degrees (BA, BSc, MA, MSc, PhD, etc.). The community college offers certificate and diploma programs in career and vocational training.
Types of Degrees
- Advanced Diploma
- Bachelors Degrees
- Post Graduate Diplomas / Certificates
- Masters Degree and Doctorate / PhD :
Co-operative Work Term
Under this programme students can gain on-the-job experience while continuing to study which will provide them with an opportunity to gain practical experience and earn while studying.
There are approximately 92 Universities & 200 Colleges with a variety of academic programmes in Canada. The Canadian degrees are globally renowned and offer good progression in terms of academic progression and career advancement. The types of educational institutions are:-
- Technical/ Career Colleges:
- Community Colleges & Technical Institutes
- University Colleges
Grade Point Average (GPA)
GPA is the grade achieved by a student for an academic programme and the criteria for calculating the grades varies depending on institutions.
English Language Requirement
All students must have the required level of English language competence for pursuing education in Canadian institutions. International students need to reach the Desired scores are; band 6.0/6.5 in IELTS of for Undergraduate & 6.5/7 for Postgraduate courses OR a TOEFL score of >80 Undergraduate and >90 P G courses.
As per the prevailing regulations, International students graduating from a program of >2 years are eligible for a 3 year work permit after the course.
Canada offers prosperous career avenues in the fieldof IT and IT enables services, communications, manufacturing, engineering, electronics, power, biotechnology, food processing, aerospace etc.