Studying Overseas Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Who Can Migrate?

    Generally, most of the countries look for applicants, who are skilled in their occupation with at least 3+ years of experience, possessing a bachelor’s degree or higher qualification, who can also prove their proficiency in the English language through various internationally recognized tests. Further for a few countries where applicants have blood relatives already residing or applicants having an offer of employment from an employer in the migrating country will be preferred.

  • Do all Universities offer Scholarships?

    Most of the universities offer scholarships to international students. The basic criterion of availing a scholarship is your good test scores and fair academics. Scholarships (when granted) generally start from $500 to full fee waiver and even a stipend to cover living expenses. It depends upon the university to provide you with the same.

  • How much does it Cost to Study Abroad?

    To work out the cost of studying abroad, you need to consider the average tuition fees for international students in your chosen country, as well as the cost of living. In some countries, there are no tuition fees at all. Notable examples include Germany and Norway

  • What if one does not have the minimum entry Qualifications?

    For Undergraduate Studies If the student does not have formal qualifications, he/she can undertake a Foundation course, which usually lasts one academic year. Many colleges run the Foundation courses, as do many Universities. For Postgraduate Studies Students who do not have a formal degree or relevant work experience, but have satisfied the course tutor that they have a flair for the particular course, may be admitted to a Postgraduate Certificate program. A PG Certificate program usually lasts six months and comprises the first semester of the appropriate master's degree.

  • How long can I Stay Abroad?

    Many times the students are not clear about what their student visa will permit them to do once the course is over; can they stay back for a few more months or do they need to take flight back home immediately. At the research stage, your consultant should give you a clear idea about your student visa and its regulations

  • Does the Student have to take both IELTS / TOEFL?

    No! Students have to give either IELTS or TOEFL depending on the requirement of the country of your choice.

  • Is it necessary for a Student to open Bank Account?

    It is mandatory for a student to have an account in a bank in any foreign land. This is because you shall be making all regular payments in and out of this account. Some banks have special schemes for students; these can be checked out once you reach the destination country. In order to increase your chances of a favorable visa decision, there are several things you can do, such as : » Start the process as early as possible in advance of your departure date. » Assemble all the documentation that can help make your case. » Make sure you are well prepared if you are required to attend an interview.

  • Is part-time job available for Indian Students?

    This will depend on whether or not your student visa allows you to work. In some countries there are restrictions on the amount of paid work you can undertake during your studies. Often there’s a limit of 20 hours’ paid work per week during term time, with full-time work permitted during holidays. Europe offers the international students part-time employment options subject to 20 hours in a week.

  • Can my Spouse also Work?

    Many countries issue the same type of visa to all the dependents included in the PR application, this includes the spouse as well. In such a case , the spouse will enjoy the the same rights which are applicable to the main applicant. The applicant needs to check this before he/she starts the process.

  • What question will they ask me in the Visa interview?

    Relax, there is absolutely no need to be nervous about the 'Student Visa Interview.' The people at the counter are friendly and will not grill you or have you for lunch! However, you should be thoroughly prepared for the questions. Your counsellor will help you prepare for the same.

Special Issues & Common Forms

  • How do I locate a program that's right for me?

    Search by degree level: Undergraduate Programs, Master's Degree Programs, Doctorate Degree Programs, Teacher Certification Programs, Other Certificate Programs, and Online Programs Search by department

  • Can I work and study at the same time?

    Working while you study can help complement your study and living experience. If you pursue a course at degree level or above you may be permitted to work while on an international student visa.
    Before you undertake any paid work, you need to make sure that your visa allows it. The opportunity for students to work part-time during their studies varies from country to country.

  • What are the qualifications required to study abroad?

    Anyone can study abroad! There are no minimum qualification criteria for studying abroad. However, the cost will vary depending on the program and the level you choose from.