Study Abroad In Canada

Study Abroad In Canada

Study Abroad In Canada


Study Abroad In Canada

Canada is ranked by the UN as the number one country in safety and quality of life. Having a large Asian/Indian Diaspora of students, Canada offers true international educational experience. Canadian degree or diploma is recognized in almost all parts of the world as being of the highest standard. Cost wise, Canada is cheaper (cost of education and the cost of living). Tuition fees for international students in Canada are cheaper than most other developed countries. 90 universities and 150 colleges and technical institutes, offer the wide variety of programmes.

Education System in Canada

Education in Canada is under the complete jurisdiction of the provinces and territories. Public education in Canada is free up to and including secondary school in all the provinces. At the post-secondary level, institutions are divided into community colleges and universities. Also, there are significant differences between the education systems of the different provinces of Canada. Secondary schooling in Canada could go up to Grade 11, 12 or 13, depending on the province (Grade 12 is standard all over India}.

Post secondary education Is offered by

Universities, University Colleges, Community Colleges/Technical Institutes and, Career Colleges

Universities: Canadian universities are largely public funded. They offer a broad range of courses and degrees from undergraduate to doctorate and also certificate and professional degrees.

University Colleges: Canadian university colleges offer students a choice of either academic oriented university degree programmes or practical-oriented college diplomas and certificates. They also offer combined degree/diploma programmes and university transfer programmes.

Community colleges and technical institutes: They typically have a more vocational-related curriculum. These institutes have the primary function of responding to the training needs of business, industry, and public service sectors. Most colleges and technical institutes offer diplomas and certificates rather than degrees.

Technical/ Career College: This is a privately owned and operated school with the main objective of preparing students for the job market. They specialize in such areas as business, computers, and secretarial skills. These institutes are provincially approved and regulated, ensuring that programmes standards and quality are maintained. The academic year usually starts in September and ends in May, and is normally divided into two semesters. Some institutes operate on a semester or trimester system and admit students in ]anuary and/or May as well as September.

For enquiries:

Canadian High Commission, 7/8 Shantipath, Chanakyapuri New Delhi 110 021


Study Abroad In Canada