Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Regarding Study In Canada

These are frequently asked questions that our student ask.

Why Canada for Nepalese Students? ( Mostly Inquired Questions: Study in Canada)

Nepalese students find Canada incredibly appealing for its top-notch education and welcoming atmosphere. With globally recognized universities and a commitment to multiculturalism, Canada becomes a perfect fit for those seeking diverse cultural experiences. The emphasis on practical skills, innovative education, and language proficiency options in English and French make it a standout choice. Scholarships and part-time work opportunities help ease financial concerns, while the enticing prospect of post-study work options and potential residency pathways makes Canada an attractive long-term choice for Nepalese students aiming to internationalize their education and boost their future opportunities.

Is a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma appropriate for Nepalese students?

The choice between a Bachelor’s and a Diploma program hinges on the applicant’s requirements and interests. While Bachelor programs typically span 3 to 4 years and are relatively more expensive due to their longer duration, Diploma programs offer a quicker route, typically lasting 2 to 3 years. For those keen on honing specific skills through vocational training, a Diploma might be the ideal choice. On the other hand, individuals seeking comprehensive knowledge in a particular field may find that a Bachelor’s program aligns better with their goals. It’s crucial to note that, regardless of whether it’s a 2-year Diploma or a 4-year Bachelor’s, the permitted work duration remains at 3 years in Canada.

What are the differences between Colleges and Universities?

In Canada, the distinction between universities and colleges lies primarily in their academic focus and the types of degrees they confer. Universities are institutions that grant degrees, offering a spectrum of undergraduate and postgraduate programs leading to qualifications such as Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees. With a research-oriented approach, universities cover a diverse array of academic disciplines. Conversely, colleges in Canada place a greater emphasis on imparting practical skills and hands-on training. They provide diploma and certificate programs, typically of shorter duration compared to university degrees. Colleges often establish robust connections with industry, prioritizing the preparation of students for specific careers.

Do you guarantee a visa?

While we can’t guarantee a visa approval, no one can. We’re committed to offering thorough counseling and crafting strong documents to boost the chances of your visa getting approved. Your success matters to us, and we’re here to support you every step of the way.

What categories of Colleges/Universities to choose, Public or Private?

As your education consultant for Nepalese students, we advocate for public institutions. They not only provide a conducive environment for learning but also offer unique benefits, such as the opportunity for students to bring their spouses under a spousal open work permit. Moreover, there’s the advantage of applying for a work permit (PGWP) post-graduation. It’s a pathway that enhances your educational journey and future opportunities.

What are the differences between Diploma and Advance Diploma Programs?

A straightforward distinction lies in the duration: post-secondary diplomas typically span two years, while advanced diplomas extend over three years.

What are the requirements for admission into Canadian Colleges/Universities?

Embarking on your journey to study in Canada is within reach for students with an impressive IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in each band, coupled with a solid academic performance of 55%. To secure admission to a college or university, we require essential documents, including a copy of your passport, IELTS/PTE/TOFEL results, CV, comprehensive transcripts, character certificates, and any relevant experience letters in case of gaps. Alongside, a well-crafted Statement of Purpose (SOP) is crucial. Our process involves application fees and processing fees, paving the way for a seamless and exciting educational adventure in Canada.

How long does it take to be issued a Canadian study permit (student visa)?

In the current scenario, the Canadian Study permit journey typically spans from applying for the offer letter to receiving PPR from IRCC, taking anywhere from 3 to a maximum of 4 months.

What are the student accommodation options for international students?

There are two options for international students and they are on-campus housing and off-campus housing Generally, on-campus housing may offer convenience, as it’s often close to academic buildings and other campus facilities. However, it’s not always guaranteed to be cheaper than off-campus alternatives. In some cases, students may find that renting an apartment or sharing a house off-campus could be more cost-effective. Factors such as the city’s housing market, the type of accommodation, and its proximity to the campus all play a role in determining the overall cost.

What are my chances of getting a good job and settling down in Canada after studying?

Upon completing your studies, the possibilities in Canada extend far beyond the classroom. With strong English or French skills, you open doors to career opportunities aligned with your field of study. What’s even more exciting is the chance to settle down and achieve permanent residency (PR) by meeting specific criteria established by the Canadian government. As you establish yourself, the prospect of obtaining Canadian citizenship becomes a rewarding milestone in your journey.

Would I be eligible for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) in Canada after my studies?

Absolutely, but here’s the catch, this perk applies exclusively to those studying at public institutions in Canada. The work permits typically range from a minimum of one year to a maximum of three years, providing a valuable opportunity to gain hands-on experience in your field. It’s worth noting, though, that you have just one shot to apply for a work permit in Canada during your lifetime. So, make it count and turn your Canadian education into a dynamic career journey.

Who can sponsor me to study in Canada?

In the pursuit of your Canadian education dream, the support extends beyond borders. Your family members and even close relatives, like your maternal uncle, have the power to sponsor and fuel your journey to study in Canada. However, it is recommended to be sponsored by direct family members including parents, grandparents, and siblings.

Which Post-Graduate Diploma is best in Canada?

These are some popular and well-regarded fields for post-graduate studies in Canada

  • Business Management
  • Hotel Management
  • Health Management
  • Information Technology
  • Community Services

How are Canadian universities ranked?

Canadian universities undergo rankings based on diverse criteria, including academic quality, research impact, faculty qualifications, and overall reputation. Key global assessments, like the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, consider factors such as academic and employer reputation, faculty-to-student ratio, international diversity, research productivity, and citations. These rankings, along with provincial assessments, contribute to the global standing of Canadian universities.

Is it true that Canada is very cold?

Experience the cool charm of Canada’s North, where the air is crisp and dry, and there’s just a hint of precipitation. With cutting-edge heating and cooling systems, you’ll stay comfortably cozy, no matter which province you find yourself in. And for those who love the snow, a winter wonderland awaits, inviting you to enjoy the enchantment of snowy landscapes!

Is IELTS compulsory? Or are PTE and TOEFL also acceptable?

While IELTS, PTE, and TOEFL are all acceptable for study permit applications, IELTS is the preferred choice for obtaining a Canadian Study permit. We strongly encourage aspiring students to opt for IELTS for a smoother application process.

Is a Post-Graduate or Master's degree appropriate for Nepalese students?

Your academic journey in Canada depends on your interests and career goals. If you’re aiming for a Master’s degree, consider applying directly to universities, as many don’t accept applications through agents for graduate programs. While securing admission to a Master’s program can be challenging, it’s recommended to try on your own first. If unsuccessful, then consider exploring Post-Graduate programs, which have their own advantages:

  • They often come with a more affordable fee structure compared to course-based Master’s programs.
  • The admission process is typically quicker, providing you with a decision within 3-6 months. If you opt for a Master’s program, research-based ones are advisable, as they often offer financial support.

Do your consultancy charge fees to the Students?

Certainly! We offer an affordable fee of CAD$ 250, encompassing a comprehensive package of services. This includes academic counseling, meticulous documentation support, personalized guidance through each step of the process, assistance in crafting a compelling statement of purpose, and much more.

Is it easy to get a job in Canada after a PG Diploma?

Certainly! Securing a job post-studies in Canada is a seamless process. However, it’s crucial to ensure that the academic institution you choose is a public one and also listed as a Designated Learning Institution to facilitate your eligibility for a work permit upon completing your studies.

Do students need to pay tuition fees in advance?

We strongly advise students to consider paying their one-year tuition fees in advance, not only to mitigate the risk of financial-related refusals but also to alleviate the pressure of managing studies and work simultaneously. In the event of a visa refusal and a decision to withdraw the application instead of reapplying, institutions offer a refund of fees with minimal deductions.

Why ICCC is different than other consultancies?

With over nine years of proven experience, we specialize in transforming the Canadian dream into a reality. As direct representatives of multiple public institutions in Canada, we provide personalized guidance, understanding that each student possesses a unique academic profile. Our team is fortified with the expertise of Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) Mrs. Kriti Khanal, ensuring adept handling of intricate applications. Moreover, our presence extends to Milton, Canada, with a dedicated office aimed at assisting students not only here in Nepal but also upon their arrival in Canada.

How long will it take for me to secure admission at a Canadian college or university?

Expect a quick and efficient process, taking anywhere from one day to a maximum of three months. We’ve streamlined everything in accordance with the policies and procedures of colleges and universities to make your experience smooth and hassle-free.

Would I be required to write GMAT or GRE for a Master’s Degree in Canada?

Certainly! Securing your spot for a Master’s Degree involves a mandatory GMAT or GRE examination after completing your undergraduate course.

Can I get scholarships to take care of my tuition fees and living costs in Canada?

In the case of scholarship, each and every Canadian Institution have its own procedure and offerings when it comes to giving scholarship to international students. In order to get familiar with such scholarship, it is advised to go through the college’s website.

Will I need to purchase travel insurance before traveling to Canada for my studies?

While opting for travel insurance is an option, it’s a choice that adds an extra layer of protection and peace of mind to your journey.

Can my Spouse and children accompany me to study in Canada?

Certainly! We recommend applying for visas for your spouse and children after securing the main applicant’s visa. This strategic approach ensures a smoother and more coordinated process for your entire family, allowing you to embark on your journey together with confidence and convenience.

Will I be interviewed by a visa officer when I apply for my visa to study in Canada?

No need to worry about facing interviews with the visa officer. Your application’s fate will be determined based on the comprehensive documents you’ve submitted to IRCC.

What are the requirements for getting PR?

There are certain criteria that you will have to meet in order to apply for Permanent residency in Canada. In order to know the criteria please refer to the link below:

What is the minimum IELTS requirement to Study in Canada?

  • For Diploma: Overall 6, with no sub-score less than 6.0
  • For Bachelor: Overall 6.5, with no sub-score less than 6.0
  • For Post Graduate and Masters: Overall 6.5, with no sub-score less than 6.

Note: Despite possessing an official Letter of Acceptance from the college, the visa officer at IRCC reserves the authority to potentially decline your study permit application if they harbor any doubts about your capability to successfully navigate your chosen academic journey with your current English Proficiency Score.

How many years of gap are acceptable?

There are no strict rules regarding the gap in your education. However, having a gap of more than a year after completing your latest academia can raise questions. You can offset this gap by showcasing relevant work experience or other Educational Credential Assessments (ECA). We have successfully helped applicants with up to an 11-year gap obtain study permits for Canada.

What is the minimum academic percentage required?

Canada highly values a strong academic profile. If you have less than 55% or an equivalent academic score, you should compensate for this by achieving a strong English Test Score, showcasing relevant work experience, obtaining an ECA, and crafting a well-written Statement of Purpose.

What is the chance of obtaining a visa?

Canada operates under a Visa Package Scheme that requires you to demonstrate your genuine intention to study in Canada. This includes showcasing the relevance of your chosen program and crafting a well-thought-out Statement of Purpose. Rest assured, ICCC will provide unwavering guidance throughout the application process to maximize your chances of success.

What Is Reputations Of Canadian Colleges And University ?

Canadian Education System is highly recognized and respected around the world. There are basically two types of institutions in Canada; Private and Public or Publicly Funded. ICCC counsels students for the government and publicly funded top colleges and universities in Canada.