Here’s a comprehensive guide for all Indian students who want to study in Canada
High on academic quality but affordable tuition fee – Canada is one of the best study destinations for students. Until August 2019, Canada experienced almost 70,000 international students studying at all levels in the country; which explains its popularity across the globe.
Here’s an overview of the intakes available for different programs in universities & colleges:
|Undergraduate and postgraduate in a|
|Fall – September|
Winter – January
|December – March|
September – November
|Diploma programs in colleges||January|
|August – September|
January – February
February – April
How much does it cost to Study in Canada?
|S.no.||Study program||Average annual fee (in CAD*)|
|1||Undergraduate program||$13,000 to $20,000 per year|
|2||Postgraduate master’s degree||$17,000 to $25,000 per year|
|3||Doctoral degree||$7,000 to $15,000 per year|
|4||MBA||$30,000 to $40,000 per year|
*Please note all fee figures are indicative
Scholarships to study in Canada
|S. No.||Name of the scholarship||Description|
|1||Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute||Offers various fellowships at different levels from graduate to post-doctorate and from research to training fellowships|
|2||Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan||This scheme identifies students with high intellect from Commonwealth countries applying to programs of advanced study and research at the Master and PhD levelThe award comprises travel, living allowance and the compulsory tuition fees|
|3||Ontario Graduate Scholarship Program||For graduate students in a wide variety of disciplinesAs a pre-requisite to applying, students must accept an offer from a university in Ontario and obtain a valid study permit|
|4||National Research Council of Canada (NRCC)||Research associateship is offered to master degree holders in engineering and PhD holders in natural science or engineering disciplines|
|5||Quebec Provincial Government Scholarship||For students studying in QuebecFinancial assistance to students at master’s level or aboveEach application is assessed on its own merit|
|6||Ontario Trillium Scholarship||First announced in November 2010 for doctoral students from around the world to study in OntarioEach scholarship is worth $40,000 annually, renewable for a maximum of four years75 scholarships are awarded each yearOntario universities are responsible for selecting and awarding scholarship to international PhD students based on merit and program criteria|
|7||Partnership Grants by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada||For PhD candidatesSupports new or existing research initiatives in social sciences and humanitiesWorth up to CAD 20,000Duration: 4 to 7 years|
Top Courses to Study in Canada
|Artificial Intelligence||Data Analysis||Computer Science|
|Pharmacy||Business||Nursing and Midwifery|
|Human Resource Management||Architecture||Dental Studies|
Student visa requirements in Canada
The Canadian Government provides an opportunity to all Indian students to study in the country but as a prerequisite, you’ll have to obtain a Study Permit and a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV). Know all about it!
Cost of studying in Canada
Canada is one destination where quality education is available at tuition rates lower than many other countries. But it’s not just the tuition fee alone you should be calculating in your budget, there’re a lot more expenses involved when you plan to study abroad.
Education system in Canada
Canada is one of the world’s best education performers and among the top countries that spend per capita on public post-secondary education. That’s not all! Know everything you need to know about the Canadian education system.
Why study in Canada
With an excellent education system in place, practical teaching pedagogy and abundant post-work opportunities, Canada is undoubtedly the most sought-after countries amongst Indian students. Even the United Nations vouches for its quality of life. Read on to know why Indians love Canada.