A number of Indian students would love to pursue their education in Canada. Here, there is an opportunity to get world standard education, within a medium budget. United Nations Organisation (UNO) has declared Canada as one of the most convenient places to live in
At first you must take an admission letter from an educational institute that is recognised by Canada. Then you must obtain permission to study in that country from Canadian government. Then you will have to obtain student visa. For courses that are for less than six months, you can apply for visa, as soon as you get admission. Those who are pursuing graduation or post graduation and other such courses, in Canada, have the opportunity to work part time, within the campus or outside. Also, it is easy to get permanent residence status.
Those wishing to pursue graduate courses in Canada, should have prescribed qualifications. They should have at least 70 per cent marks in Inter. For more details regarding courses and eligibility see website: http://www.infozee.come/canada/eligibility.htm. Visa has to be applied for, after admission. You will have to show proof of capacity to bear the expenses of tuition fees, hostel charges and charges for return home, after the course is completed. You will need to pledge that you will abide by Canadian laws. Police proof that there is no any case against you, has to be produced. A medical test will be done, to ensure that your are healthy and fit. Immigration officials will examine all documents related to eligibility, scores in TOEFL, SAT, GRE, GMAT etc., exams. Students in long term courses, will have permission to work for 20 hours in a week, within or outside the campus. You do not need permission, to work during holidays.
Tuition fees for Bachelors degree course is Rs. 10,730 American dollars, per year. Fees for Arts and Humanities is slightly less. Fee is 17,000 American dollars for Engineering, and 22,000 American dollars for medicine and pharmacy degree courses, annually. Tuition fees for P.G. courses is even higher. For MBA, the tuition fee is 32,000 American dollars.
Expenses for stay
A monthly expenditure of 400 to 600 American dollars can be anticipated, for food and other expenses in Canada. Expenses for housing facility is extra. Altogether, it comes up to 8,000 to 12,000 American dollars, annually. Depending on where you stay, on the campus or outside, the expenses can come down to half.
Prominent education institutes
McGill University is ranked 24th in the world. Students from some 150 countries give first preference to this university for medical and doctorate courses. This has been established in 1821. University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, University of Montreal, Mac Masters University, University of Waterloo, Western University, University of Calgary and Queen's University are considered as Canada's top 10 universities. Simon Fraser University, Dalhousie University, University of Otawa, University of Victoria, Laval University, Concordia University, University of Quebec, York University, Carleton University and University of Manitoba are prominent.
There are many official websites which can be visited for details like education, scholarships, universities, associations, study permits, and other details. http://www.educationauincanada.ca, http://www.scholarships-bourses.gc.ca, http://www.ican.net.in, http://www.univcan.ca, http://www.accc.ca, http://www.india.gc.ca, http://www.cic.gc.ca, http://www.vfsglobal.ca/canada/india/ these websites can be seen for complete information.