Canada

STUDY IN CANADA

CANADA, a country having ten provinces along with three territories is conspicuous as the 2nd largest country in the world second to Russia. It is spread in 9.98 million kilometers. Canada shares the world’s largest land border with United States. Being the bilingual country, Canada has two prominent languages, English and French. Given to its ethical and multi cultural diversity, Canada is prone to embrace immigrants from numerous countries. Its total population amounts to 3.5 cores (35 million).
Canada is endowed with affluence of natural resources and owns one of the most advanced trade networks. It prides in having the highest per-capital immigration rates in the world which is motivated by liberal economic policy and family reunion. Hence Canada offers the abundance of employment opportunities after studies.

WHAT MAKES CANADA AN ATTRACTIVE STUDY DESTINATION ?

Canada is a new found land for International students .Canada renders platform to approximately 250,000-300,000 students from overseas to study and build up their career on Canadian soil. Canada is generous in welcoming the students from all over the world as it highly values talent and aptitude of them. Canadians could be rather orthodox with newcomers but of course they highly revere the cultural diversities. New students from abroad are warmly motivated by providing them conducive study environment by Canadian institutions as they endeavor persistently to achieve their international target.
Canada stupendously enjoys the position of being one of the magnificent lands in the globe to settle as it is graded by the UN on the basis of the factors like education, longevity, national and per capital income and the total standard of life. Canada’s affluent fresh water resources, a comfortable population density, a low rate of crime and competent health care system are fascinating characteristics which make attracts the whole world towards it.

QUALIFICATIONS VALUED AROUND THE WORLD:

Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality controls mean that you’ll be receiving a high-quality education. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is globally recognized as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States or other Commonwealth countries.

AFFORDABLE EDUCATION:

The quality of education and living standards in Canada are amongst the highest in the world, but the cost of living and tuition fees for international students are generally lower than in other countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom.

MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY:

Almost all of the world’s ethnic groups are represented in Canada. Your international student adviser can help you get in touch with ethnic clubs and associations connected to your home country.

HEALTHY AND SAFE COMMUNITIES:

The United Nations consistently ranks Canada as one of the best places in the world to live. As an international student in Canada, you’ll enjoy all of the same freedoms which protect Canadians – respect for human rights, equality, and a stable and peaceful society.

WORLD-CLASS LANGUAGE EDUCATION:

Canada is a bilingual country and is considered a world leader in language training. Since teaching French and English as a first and second language is an integral part of a Canadian education, you will be able to improve your fluency and capacity for either language as you further your studies.

EXCITING CAMPUS LIFESTYLE:

Canada’s post-secondary campuses are wired with the latest in sophisticated technology. But many also offer Olympic-quality sports facilities, public concert halls and art galleries. Plus, you’ll have opportunities to meet like-minded individuals and gain valuable experience through student-run governments, radio, newspapers and businesses.

INNOVATIVE AND ABUNDANT RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES:

Since research is one of the key components of a Canadian post-secondary education, you’ll have ample opportunity to become a part of this vibrant aspect of education. In Canada, government and industry together support research including: telecommunications, medicine, agriculture, computer technology, and environmental science.

LAND OF POSSIBILITIES:

Under Canada’s dynamic, hands-on academic environment, you will not only acquire knowledge and skills in analysis and communication, but you will also learn how to express yourself, demonstrate your creativity, and develop your self-confidence. Teachers and professors are always available and eager to help with lessons.

POSSIBILITY OF IMMIGRATION:

Some international students with Canadian credentials and Canadian work experience may apply for permanent residency without having to leave Canada. For more information about the possibility of immigration to Canada once your education program is complete, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

SDS PROGRAM

SDS stands for Study Direct Stream which is a systematic program intended to help Indian students aspiring to pursue their further studies in Canada. SDS supports accelerating the duration usually taken to process the visa applications of the students aiming for full time studies in Canadian colleges and universities. The SDS system is best suited for Indian students as the application process has been streamlined by decreasing duration which has directly led to minimizing the overall time taken for admission process along with other formalities to a great extent. The SDS system has proved advantageous to not only students from India but also students from China, Vietnam and Philippines.

The vision behind the launch of SDS is to provide quality education to the deserving candidates. Also the SDS program has shortened the visa processing time as online applications are also accepted.

Now, study visa applications to Canadian colleges can be submitted online or on paper. Now, all the Canadian colleges and institutes having Designated Learning Number (DLN) fall under SDS visa program. This move is to hasten the study permit processing for Indian students. The vision behind the launch of SDS is to provide quality education to the deserving candidates. Also the SDS program has shortened the visa processing time as online applications are also accepted.

The premier financial institutions of Canada such as Scotia bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Canada fully assist this program to help Indian students in purchasing a Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) for fulfilling the credentials of financial statement of the SDS system.

HOW STUDENT DIRECT STREAM (SDS) PROGRAM IS BETTER ?

  1. Easy visa processing for all SDS entitled DLI institutions.
  2. Less financial proofs required
  3. Saves time and speedy visa processing

HIGHLIGHTS OF SDS CANADA

  1. Payment of tuition fee must be made for the entire first year of study, initially
  2. IELTS band score has increased from 5.5 each to 6.0 each for both postgraduate and undergraduate courses
  3. Priority processing visa decision
  4. Medical examination at least 1 week before the application submission
  5. Tie-up between Banks and SDS
  6. Methodical visa processing for all SDS colleges
  7. Minimal documentation required
  8. Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) of $10000 from Scotia bank must
  9. College and Institutions under SDS must have a registered Designated Learning Institutions (DLI) number

FLOW CHART

Eligibility for SDS program Canada

Age : Up to 25 Years (With genuine work exp.)

Qualification : 12th – HSC / All Diploma holders (10+3, 10+2+3) / All Bachelor degree / All Master Degree (Academic should be above 55 % or minimum 2nd class is MUST & max. 4 – 6 backlogs)

Experience : Maximum up to 5 years will be valid with genuine work experience certificates.

IELTS : Minimum overall 6.0 band require (no band less than 6.0) Academic module. Overall 6.5 band required for PG programs & Programs related to Dental, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy,

Nursing – some colleges require overall 7.0 Band.

College Fees : CAD $13,000 to $15,000 for 1 year (2 Semester) Tuition fees. *Depends up on program selected Student must have to pay full 1 Year tuition fee in advance before applying.

Process Time : 15 to 20 days for visa process

FINANCE

If applying under SDS Category
Proof of funds: Evidence of purchase of a special Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) from a participating Canadian financial institution (Scotia Bank), in the amount of $10,280 CAD to cover living expenses for first year in Canada and evidence of payment for first year tuition fees.

If applying under General Category: (NON SDS)
You can fulfill the financial requirement by submitting a copy of the receipt for 1st year tuition fee & a copy of an Educational Loan from an Indian Chartered Bank equivalent to $10000 to $25000 CAD depends upon program selected.

DOCUMENT CHECKLISTFOR UNIVERSITIES

  1. Application Form (with Application Fees)
  2. 10th Mark sheet and Certificate (Notary Attested)
  3. 12th Mark sheet and Certificate (Notary Attested)
  4. Bachelor’s Degree – All individual Mark sheets and consolidated Marksheet (Notary Attested)
  5. Degree Certificate or Provisional Degree Certificate (Notary Attested)
  6. Transcripts in a sealed Envelope.
  7. Backlog Summary Certificate (if any)
  8. Passport Copy – First and Last Page (Notary Attested)
  9. Letters of Recommendation – 3
  10. Statement of Purpose (Duly Signed by Student)
  11. Resume.
  12. IELTS score card (Notary Attested)
  13. Experience certificate – if any
  14. Emergency Contact details (Parent’s Email Id and Contact Number)

DOCUMENT CHECKLISTFOR COLLEGES

  1. Application Form (with Application Fees)
  2. 10th Mark sheet and Certificate (Notary Attested)
  3. 12th Mark sheet and Certificate (Notary Attested)
  4. Bachelors Degree – All individual semester wise /Annual Mark sheets and consolidated Mark sheet (Notary Attested)
  5. Transcripts (if any)
  6. Backlog Summary Certificate (if any)
  7. Degree Certificate or Provisional Degree Certificate (Notary Attested)
  8. Passport Copy – First and Last Page (Notary Attested)
  9. Experience certificate – if any
  10. Resume.

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