FAQ

Here goes a few queries that run in your mind, when you think about studying abroad.

First and the foremost thing is relax, you can talk to your friends or relatives for an advice, who are already studying there or take help from Google and make an outline in your mind about your choice of country and a course comfortable for you. If you are still confused & no frame works are made up, come and meet us we will be happy to assist you.

Absolutely No! The counselling and guidance sessions we provide here are completely free of cost. We try the best possible ways for you on your path to learn abroad. Your role is just to decide how serious you are about studying abroad and the rest is our part.

Having a strong education foundation is a requirement for a powerful career. What you do today will decide how you would be in the future. The opportunity of studying abroad comes with enormous package of learning in different and advanced techniques, developing your overall skills, discovering the new world, people, culture and cuisines. Also it becomes the foundation of strong base in your future career goals.

Choosing which country in the world to study is a major task which requires your attention and good research. You should think about the subject you want to take up and its career prospect, the overall living cost and tuition fees in that country for a course of your choice; which varies among countries and also with the universities. You should also consider what kind of lifestyle you want to have, what you really want to explore along with your studies and how well you would be comfortable with a particular culture and cuisine. For instance, if you love art, paying attention towards Italy or France will do good, or else if your heart is blended in, say Football you could prefer the U.K, so whatever is your field of interest try to match it up with the preferred country and make it a long lasting experience for the rest of your life.

This totally depends on the programmes and level of degree you are thinking to undertake. Graduation courses such as bachelors in most of the universities is for 3-4 years, masters programmes or equivalent might take 1 year or 2 years in most of the cases. While a Doctorate program (PhD) takes around 3-4 years for example, in the UK the typical length for most subjects is 3 years, while in the US the norm is 4.

Many universities across the world provide short term programmes. Student exchange programmes allow you to study abroad for a year, a semester or even just a few weeks. Information about these shorter programmes should be available on the website of the main university you plan to enroll at, as well as the university you’d like to be hosted by.

Once everything is decided from your part, start your application as early as possible. The sooner you apply the sooner you get accepted and sooner you could proceed with the travel requirements. Before applying go through the application deadlines as they vary widely within a university as well as courses, but for programmes starting in the fall (September/October), applications will generally be open from early in the year (January/February) until the middle of the year (June/July).

These vary widely between universities and between countries, so you need to check on the respective university website you are intending to apply. However, if you are applying for an undergraduate degree you will be asked to show that you have completed your secondary education to a standard that is in line with the required grades for instance your GPA, A-level grades or equivalent for the programmes you’re applying to.

Hey just don’t overstress yourself! The cost totally depends on the country of your choice, the programme you select and even the location you opt. When you talk about the cost, you should always consider that it includes your tuition fee plus cost of living such as accommodation, food expenses, stationary, study materials, travelling, entertainment etc. In most of the cases programme cost is mentioned on the university website, if not you can register and request for the cost. For example, when you compare the education cost in the USA and Canada, you might feel a bit relaxed with Canada, hence it all depends on the factors and lifestyle of a particular country and its region. Some student visas require you to have a certain amount of funds available in your bank account when you arrive in your chosen country. It is best to review the immigration websites for the country you wish to study in or talk to one of our counsellors, they could guide you in the best possible way they can and you can always compare the costs of education and living cost through our country guides.

Yes in most of the cases, but you need to develop a proper balance between your studies & work. Hampering studies is not at all an option! Also the work hours vary widely among different countries. There will be a specific set of rule assigned by the government to restrict any kind of exploitation. You can refer to our country guide for further details.

Start applying as early as possible. The application deadlines vary among universities across, the sooner you apply the sooner you get accepted by universities. For programmes starting in fall i.e. September/October, generally applications will be open from early in the year i.e. January/February. So you should always consider the timelines for your application.

As part of your application there is a specific set of supporting documents asked from your side, however, the requirements may vary slightly depending on the country and universities. Here goes some constant list of documents required for application:

  • CV/Resume
  • Passport
  • A statement of purpose
  • Passport photos for identification
  • Certificate and transcripts of your secondary education
  • Proof of English-language proficiency (e.g. a TOEFL/IELTS certificate,for schools in English-speaking countries), or other language test
  • Letters of recommendation/Academic references
  • Admissions test results (e.g. GMAT/GRE results, for graduate programs)

As a rule of thumb, if you come from outside of your opted country’s geographical region/continent, you will probably need to apply for a student visa. This usually only applies to longer periods of international study; if you’re participating in a shorter exchange, last three months or less, a tourist or visitor visa may suffice. For instance, if you’re an EU (European Union) citizen planning to study in another EU country, you don’t need a visa.

In most of the countries English is used as a language of instruction, particularly for graduate programs and business degrees. If you’re not a native English speaker you will have to prove you can speak the language to a fairly high level, by providing English-language test results. This is to ensure you will be able to follow your course without any comprehension problems. However in certain cases, for instance, if you are studying in Germany and enroll for a part-time work while study option, you need to know at least basic level of that language in order to communicate with co-workers or the people you serve. The same thing goes with countries having a second official language. Anyhow, if you learn new language, it’s going to become a highlight in your profile. IELTS, TOEFL and PTE are the common tests accepted as a proof of English proficiency, other than that if you need to prove your proficiency in any other language, similar tests are there, such as the DSF and TestDaF (German) or the DELF/DALF and TCF-DAP (French).

Yes definitely, if you qualify the baseline criteria, the loan will be approved. We are here to assist you regarding the documents or proof required for applying education loan as well as in any step, which you feel is difficult. 15. How about my accommodation during study abroad programme? If your chosen university has readily available campus accommodation, it is likely that you will be able to apply for a place in these student halls. If this is not the case, you will need to find your own accommodation. If money is not a big hurdle for you, you can consider renting your own flat, while those on a smaller budget can find shared accommodation with other students. But the most important thing to note is that in all cases, you should make sure to research before signing anything or handing over any money. Your university’s student support team should also offer advice on how to find accommodation locally.

If your chosen university has readily available campus accommodation, it is likely that you will be able to apply for a place in these student halls. If this is not the case, you will need to find your own accommodation. If money is not a big hurdle for you, you can consider renting your own flat, while those on a smaller budget can find shared accommodation with other students. But the most important thing to note is that in all cases, you should make sure to research before signing anything or handing over any money. Your university’s student support team should also offer advice on how to find accommodation locally.

World university rankings can be used to shortlist universities, gain additional information about universities you’re already considering, or directly compare two or more institutions in specific areas of performance. The QS World University Rankings can particularly be useful for students attempting to identify leading institutions in a particular field. However we are here to help you with that, but still your priority is important for us.