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How you can use your Canadian study permit as a pathway to obtain Canadian permanent residence.

Study in Canada: A Guide for International Students

Want to study in Canada? We answer all your top questions, including how much it costs to study in Canada, which courses are available and how you can use your Canadian study permit as a pathway to obtain Canadian permanent residence.

How to get Admission to Canada?

The application process for admission to Canada varies based on universities, course types and admission sessions. Some of the key factors to consider before applying to study in Canada are as follows: Eligibility for admission Documents required for admission to the specific program Language proficiency requirements Application process Application deadlines Decision dates Canada student visa eligibility criteria and application process

Canada Application Process

The step by step process of applying for admission to the universities in Canada is provided below:

Step 1: Choose a suitable program for yourself. Check for universities offering the program.

Step 2: Check the intakes in which students are enrolled. The intake process in Canada is generally conducted in the academic terms of Fall, Winter, or Spring.

Step 3: Visit the websites of the universities you are interested in and check for the application process, application deadlines, admission requirements for international students (check country specific requirements if available).

Step 4: Apply to the university through the official application portal, pay the application fee and submit all the supporting documents.

Step 5: Wait for the decision to be released by the university. If selected, you can confirm your admission within the stipulated deadline.

Step 6: Apply for a Canada student visa. You need to demonstrate your proof of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI) with a letter of acceptance from the university.

Step 7: You can apply to the scholarships available for international students to fulfill your financial requirements for the program. International students are offered with various need or merit-based scholarships to study in Canada.

Admission Requirements in Canada

The admission requirements in Canada widely vary based on the university, program type, and citizenship of the student. A list of the documents generally required for admission to the undergraduate and graduate programs in Canada is provided here: Completed application form(s) Academic transcripts and related certificates of high school, undergraduate or graduate degree (if available) Course-specific standardized test score SOP for Canada Letter(s) of Recommendation 1-2 academic LOR (from teacher or academic supervisor) 1-2 professional LOR from professional supervisor or co-workers (if available) Language proficiency test score (English proficiency is required for majority of the programs, French proficiency is required for a few courses) Scanned copy of passport Canada student visa Photograph Updated CV or resume Proof of finance availability Proof of professional experience (if any)