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Why Canada

Canada Invites 1, 50,000 international student every year to study in Canada and also provides opportunity to work and settle. Following are the reasons why a student should prefer Canada

  • The United Nations ranked Canada as one of the best places in the world to live. This assessment was based upon Canada’s achievement in terms of educational attainment, life expectancy, national income and general quality of life. It also included Canada’s abundance of fresh water, comfortable population density, low incidence of violent crime and a health care system that is a model for the world.
  • Canada’s tuition fee is the lowest, average CAD $ 11,000 to 12,000 per annum
  • Almost 80% of colleges and universities in Canada are government public funded
  • SPP, student partners program, is a new concept, which give opportunity to study with 3 years of open work permit and can file for permanent resident
  • Canada’s human development index is ranked 4th among 182 countries
  • Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest nations, with a high per-capita income, and it is a member of the organization for economic Co-operation and development and the G8
  • Canada has the highest per-capita immigration rate in the world, driven by economic policy and family reunification, and is aiming for between 2,40,000 and 2,65,000 new permanent residents in 2015
  • High chances of getting permanent residency visa through various programs
  • Internationally recognized degrees /diplomas. Canada boost a wide range of quality educational institutions for both degrees and diplomas in technical and professional disciplines
  • A safe, stable country, Canada is a peaceful, politically stable and safe country. Canada have laws that protect the rights of its citizens and the country is relatively unaffected by natural disasters.
  • Excellent health care. Compared to other countries, medical insurance is inexpensive in Canada yet the services that Canadian hospitals provide are among some of the most advanced and accessible in the world.
  • A multicultural country, Canada is home to a large number of aboriginal people, called first nations. Over the past century and a half, Canada has welcomed 15 million immigrants. Canada has a national policy for and works to ensure that people’s customs and traditions are preserved and respected
  • Nature and four distinct seasons, while Canada has big cities, Canada also preserve a huge amount of unsettled land and a thriving national and provincial parks system. The temperature varies a great deal in Canada. Certain cities almost never have snow in the winter while other cities may get a lot. There’s something for everyone, including indoor and outdoor recreational activities at no or low cost. The four distinct seasons offer variety and their own special pleasures.
  • Permanent Residency. Work permit up to 3 years and chances of getting permanent residency after post graduation
  • Industry Certification. Ready for industry professional Diploma leading to certification or licensing
  • SPP Colleges


    The tuition fee in Canada varies from province to province, university to university and course to course. So the best thing to do is to find out the cost of studying abroad in Canada from the university itself. Canadian countries and provinces popular for their educational institutes include British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador and Prince Edward Island.

    The tuition fees for international students or foreign students studying abroad in Canada are as follows:

    University Fee- 
    UG / PG- Between- $20,000 to $ 35,000 annually varies from course to course and university to university

    Community College-Fee
    Diploma/Advanced Diploma/PG Diploma- $ 13,500 to 14,500 per year

    Living Cost- $ 10,000 per year in GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate with Scotia Bank)

    Job Opportunities

    Part time Job

    International student can work: Upto 20 hours per week during their studies and 40 hours during their vacation.

    Full Time Job
    Canadian high commission encourages International students to earn work experience after their completion of Studies with no restrictions on the types of employment and no requirement for a job offer. Canada has a reputation of excellence in sectors such as telecommunications, transportation, engineering, microelectronics, hydroelectric power, biotechnology, food & beverage processing, geometrics, ocean & environmental industries, aerospace etc. The Work permit states that International students who have studies for 2 years are eligible for 3 years extension & students who have studies for 1 year are eligible for 1 year extension. Post attaining a work permit there are also possibilities of attaining a permanent residence in Canada.


    1. Can I work Part Time while studying?
    Yes, 20 hours per week when the course is in session and fulltime during vacations.

    2. Is there a Post study work option or possibility of applying for PR?
    If a student successfully completes their education they are entitled to a “Job search visa” in Canada for the period of a 1 year to 3 year depending on study duration. If you have the required skills and job you can even apply for Permanent residence.

    3. What are the general entry requirements for Universities?
    More than 80% in 12th standard for applying in Universities & more than 60% in 12th standard for applying in Colleges
    IELTS- 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in each module

    More than 65% in Bachelors for applying in Universities & more than 60% in Bachelors for applying in Colleges
    GMAT scores ranging between- 500-650 with few Universities
    GRE scores ranging between- 280-310 with few Universities
    For masters students must have completed-16 years of Education (10+2+4)
    For full time MBA, full time work experience required between 2-4 years after Bachelors
    IELTS- 6.5 overall with no less than 6.0 in each module

    4. When should I start the application process?
    It is advisable to start an application process minimum of 5-6 months in advance for Universities and 3-4 months in advance for Colleges.

    5. When do I need to pay my fees?
    You need to pay your fees after receiving of Unconditional Offer letter.

    6. What are the possibilities of getting a scholarship? How do I apply for them?
    The counselors at IJEC will be able to guide you about the same.

    7. What are the intakes in Canada?
    Main Intake is September however some Universities and colleges may offer January and May intakes as well.


    My mentor guided me for University; she had a very helpful and cordial approach. I was confused earlier but she gave me enough choices according to my desired interest and profile.
    Bharath, University of Alberta

    IJEC helped me a lot in getting what I dreamt off. The counselor was very informative and helpful. I would thank IJEC to make me take the correct decision for my bright career.
    Shiva Krishna, University of British Columbia

    There were lot of endless confusing paperwork; I received emails and telephonic support at every step which made it simpler for me. I would strongly recommend IJEC to my friends.
    Sir Ronith, McGill University



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    Why Study In Canada:-
    -> Qualifications Valued Around the World.
    -> Affordable Education.
    -> Multicultural Society.
    -> Healthy and Safe Communities.
    -> Possibility of Paid Internships while studying.
    ->Post Study Work Visa & Abundant Job Opportunities after completion of studies.
    ->Possibility of Permanent Residency.

    Eligibility:- We would like to inform you for very famous and successful Student Partners Program (SPP). The Government of Canada has extended "Student Partners Program" (SPP) and we hope that SPP will be continued further. The process of Student visa is very easy & also the visa success ratio is very high. This is for your kind information that, if you are intending Student for Canada Student Visa, you can visit our office so that we can provide the best assistance in SPP Student Visa procedure.

    Eligibility for SPP VISA

    Age: Up to 20-30 Years.
    Process Time: 15 to 20 days for visa procedure
    Qualification: 12th or All Diploma Holders like – 10+3, 10+2+3 or All Bachelor's Degree or all Master's Degree (Academic 50% above or Second Class is the MUST)
    Work Experience: Maximum 5 years of experience are valid with genuine experience certificates
    IELTS Academic: Minimum overall 6.0 bands required (no band less than 5.5).1 year Graduate Diploma requires overall 6.5 Bands & for programs like Pharmacy, Physiotherapy.
    Nursing: some colleges require overall 7.0 Bands.
    College Fees: CAD $11,000 to 15,000 for one year (2 Semester) Tuition fees. *Depends up on program selected & Student must have to pay full 1 Year / 1 Sem tuition fee in advance before applying for VISA.
    Intakes:The main Intakes are September and January. There is a limited May intake in a year.


    If applying under SPP Category : Proof of funds: Evidence of purchase of a special Guaranteed Investment Certificate(GIC) from a participating Canadian financial institution, in the amount of CAD $10,000 to cover living expenses for your first year in Canada and evidence of payment for your first year's tuition.

    If applying under General Category : You can fulfill the financial requirement by submitting a copy of the receipt for the first semester's tuition fee & a copy of an Educational Loan from an Indian Chartered Bank equivalent to CAD $10,000 Once the student gets the visa, after completing 2 years course, an applicant may get eligible up to 3 years open work permit visa. After completing 1 year of open work permit, students can apply for permanent residency in Canada through various immigration programs such as Canadian Experience Class or Provincial Nominee Program without leaving the country

    Visitor/Tourist visas

    Determine your eligibility – Visit Canada as a Tourist

    To visit Canada, you must:
    • have a valid travel document, such as a passport,
    • be in good health,
    • convince an immigration officer that you have ties—such as a job, home, financial assets or family—that will take you back to your home country,
    • convince an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your visit, and
    • Have enough money for your stay. (The amount of money you will need can vary. it depends on things like how long you will stay, and whether you will stay in a hotel or with friends or relatives.)

    You may also need a:
    • temporary resident (visitor) visa, depending on your citizenship
    • Medical exam and
    • Letter of Invitation who lives in Canada. i.e, family or friends

    Travel documents:

    Transport companies, such as airlines, must make sure you have proper, valid travel documents when you enter Canada. If you do not have the proper documents, you may be delayed or unable to board the plane.

    Carry proper travel documents and identification:
    While you may not need a visa to visit or transit Canada, you still need to:
    • Show an immigration officer that you satisfy all other requirements to enter Canada. For instance, you may need a medical exam before arriving. If you do not meet all the requirements, you may not be allowed to enter.
    • Carry proper travel documents and identification for yourself and any children travelling with you.

    *Take our services and access your eligibility for this visa. For further details please contact us*