Study Abroad In Australia

Study Abroad In Australia

Study Abroad In Australia


Study Abroad In Australia

Australian education institutions are registered with the Australian Government. It ensures the standard (apply equally to public and private institutions) of quality and ethical practice. These standards cover issues like curriculum, faculty qualifications, facilities and specialist equipment. The fees paid by international students is legally protected and safeguarded.

Australian universities and Institutions deliver practical and career-oriented (and innovative) training in many academic disciplines, Australian education and training institutions lead the world in the development of technology-based learning. Facilities, training and research are world-class with state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, outstanding libraries and modern technology.

National quality assurance system (a combination of government regulation and Industry self-regulation) in Australia is strong in structure and rigour. Each sector has its own quality assurance mechanisms. Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA) and the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) are the institutional mechanism set up by the Government to strengthen the quality assurance processes in education and training in Australia. In addition to the domestic standards in place, Australia also has another level of quality assurance protection for international students through the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000. This Act means that international students get the same standard of education as Australian students.

Institutions must be registered with the Australian Government before they are permitted to enrol international students in Australia and to become registered both public and private institutions must demonstrate that their qualifications meet Australian standards. An educational institution's curriculum, qualifications of teaching staff, and facilities are just some of the areas government officials assess when they receive an application from an institution to join the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). CRICOS lists all providers registered to offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses they offer. (Ensure the authenticity of the institution by checking with the (CRICOS) Australia leads in English language training. Classes can be formal for academic studies or more relaxed to on a specific interest. English language training can take place as part of a holiday.

Qualifications recognition

Australian qualifications are well received by employers and leading educational institutions in many countries around the world.

Most courses and training undertaken by international students in Australia on a Student visa are covered by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). The AQF is a national system of learning pathways which is endorsed by the Australian Government and recognised in Australia and other countries. On completion of an AQF qualification international students can progress to the next AQF level anywhere in Australia as long as they satisfy student visa requirements. The AQF simplifies international comparison and recognition.

Entry requirements

Students need a sufficient level of English language proficiency (generally IELTS. Some universities accept TOEFL) and must meet minimum academic requirements to study in Australia. Institutions will assess whether you meet the selection criteria set for your proposed course of study. They will look at the level and content of the study you have completed in Australia or India. If you do not meet the Australian standards, you have to make up with bridge courses.


Undergraduate courses require an Australian Senior School Certificate of Education (Year 12) or the overseas equivalent of Australian high school matriculation, such as three passes at GCE A Levels in appropriate subjects. Some courses may also have certain pre-requisite subjects


Entry to postgraduate courses requires satisfactory completion of a first degree at undergraduate level. Demonstrated research ability or relevant work experience may also be taken into consideration.

Vocational and technical education

Usually there are no other entrance exams to VTE institutions. However some courses may have certain pre-requisite subjects or demonstrated work experience.

For enquires:

High Commission for Australia, No. 1/50 G, Shantipath, PO Box 5210, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021

Australian High Commission India - Website:

In Mumbai

Australian Consulate-General, 16th Floor, Maker Towers E, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400005 Phone (022) 2181071, Fax 2162649


Study Abroad In Australia