Immigrate and Pursue Higher Education in Canada


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Immigrate and Pursue Higher Education in Canada

Tue, Feb 27 2018

Canada is steadily becoming world’s top destination and choice for higher education and career opportunities among students and skilled individual. If we compare Canada with rest of the countries, unemployment rate is thin and educational opportunities are immense. Recent surveys indicates that 1.2 lakh Indians are pursuing higher education in Canada.

The country homes top universities like University of Toronto, Waterloo, Queen’s, Victoria, McGill University, Etc.

Those students who are looking to get their education from these A-class universities in Canada has two pathways at their disposal- through study visa, which is an expensive channel and also has slow processing or else, through Canada Immigration which is easier and economical method.

Canada immigration is growing and has been chosen by Indian immigrants over any other route to settle in Canada. More than 2.5 lakh people immigrate to Canada every year. Now, in the coming two years (2018 and 2019), Canada is expecting 3.1 lakh and 3.4 lakh immigrants, respectively. The category which is now the most popular category in Canada immigration is Express Entry System.

Express Entry is, however, is a considerable option for those students who are looking for higher studies as the program requires you to have at least bachelors’ or equivalent degree with at least 12 months of work experience. It also considers your age and IELTS score which we will be discussing in next few minutes.

While applying for Canada immigration, candidate must first calculate his/her points based on certain personal credentials. These credentials shows how capable a candidate is. Four primary factors which tell your eligibility (by looking at the surface) are:

  • Age (Younger than 47 years)
  • Education (at least 3 years of bachelors’ or equivalent degree)
  • Work experience (at least 12 months of experience background)
  • Language abilities (at least 6 bands in each module of IELTS examination)

Minimum benchmark of score based on these 4 factors is 67 points out of 100.

Higher education in Canada is a world-class facility which many wants to pursue. Due to increasing demand, education has become costly in Canada. But students can easily apply for various scholarships and fellowships.

While applying for higher education in Canada, choose the right subject, right college/ University, search for the appropriate programmes and then apply for Canada Immigration. Most of the Canadian Universities accept IELTS score. But some institutions accept TOEFL or Cambridge English Advanced test scores. Refer to the requirements beforehand, of the particular university which you are targeting.

To get a detailed package on Canada Immigration requirements, get in touch with Aptech Global or fill our Canada FREE Assessment Form to evaluate your prospects of selection for Canada PR visa. 

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