Why study in Canada?

Canada is a country that is the odd mix of innovation, excellence and beauty. It is the second largest country in the world after Russia and has a population of over 34 million. It is also famously known as the country of immigrants, because over the past 150 years, Canada has welcomed more than 15 million immigrants from all across the world.  English and French both are the official language of the country but more that than 200 languages are spoken all around.

Canada is the highest spending country in education among Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries and thus is one of the world’s top education hubs. Canada boasts of a wide range of high quality educational institutions for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered at 92 universities and more than 100 institutions nationwide. It has 4 universities in the top 100 of the Shanghai World University Rankings (2014). 5 MBA schools of Canada are placed in the top 100 Financial Times Rankings (2014). Quality education with globally recognized degrees, affordable tuition, multicultural society, healthy and safe communities, innovative and abundant research opportunities, exciting campus lifestyle and top-notch educational institutions are some of the top reasons that make Canada one of the leading study abroad destinations in the world for international students.

Every year more than 130,000 students travel to Canada for higher education from all across the world. Canada holds a high international reputation for its educational standard considering its various student support services, orientation programs, support programs, academic advising, safe walk programs, student clubs and assistance with medical concerns or housing issues in their University.

Canada also offers excellent part time & post study work opportunities to international students and there are also various immigration programs that international students can apply for In order to seek permanent residency without having to leave Canada.


Admission requirements vary depending on undergraduate to graduate programs and also the concerned institution.

Undergraduate/Bachelor’s degree

Minimum eligibility to apply for undergraduate programs:

10 +2 with good academic scores
61 points in TOEFL, iBT or 5.5 points in IELTS is the minimum requirement for English language proficiency test
Good SAT test score for undergraduate admission (optional)
Graduate/Master’s degree

Minimum eligibility to apply for graduate programs:

Bachelor’s degree with good academic scores
79 points in TOEFL, iBT or 6.0 points in IELTS is the minimum requirement for English language proficiency test
Good GRE/GMAT test score for graduate admission (optional)
Admission Intakes

There are usually four regular intakes in the Canadian universities in an academic year. They are January (winter intake), April & May intake and September (fall intake).  Fall and winter are the two major intakes in most of the universities and colleges in Canada. It is advisable to apply at the earliest (1 year in advance) moment possible because admissions get more and more competitive as closer it gets to the deadline.