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FAQs on Study in Canada from Nepal

The admission requirements to study in Canada from Nepal may vary with each educational institution or the level of study or the type of program you are willing to pursue. However, the general admission requirements are
– IELTS 6/6.5 (with no band less than 6)
– 70% on average in 12th grade (if applying for undergraduate program)
– Proof that you have enough funds to support your education and living expenses during your stay in Canada

The actual study in Canada from Nepal cost depends on many aspects such as; university/college, the program you choose, level of study you are going to pursue. However, the average cost to study in Canada from Nepal is CAD $13,000 to CAD $20,000 per year for undergraduate students, CAD $17,000 to CAD $25,000 per year for a postgraduate master’s degree.

There are various types of scholarships available for Nepalese students in Canada. However, the most popular types of scholarships are; Fully-funded Scholarships and Partial Funded Scholarships.

Scholarship for Nepalese students in Canada is surely difficult but not impossible to achieve. You can fill-up the form of application and meet the criteria set by the College/university you’re applying to, wait for any kind of update from the institution, and discuss the amount you need to pay if you got a partial scholarship and if you got a full scholarship, congratulations.

Canada typically provides three intakes for international students; Fall Intake, Winter Intake, and Summer/Spring Intake. Fall intake (i.e. September intake) is considered to be the major intake in Canada providing students with wide options of programs and educational institutions. And the Summer/Spring intake is considered the least popular intake among international students.

Among the three intakes provided by Canada for international students (i.e. Fall Intake, Winter Intake, and Summer/Spring Intake); Fall intake is the most popular one among students. Fall or September intake is the major intake offering a wide range of courses by many universities and colleges. 

Yes, one can study in Canada without IELTS. Canadian universities have alternatives for students who don’t have IELTS. The alternatives to IELTS include other Language Proficiency Tests like; PTE, CPE, Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL), Cambridge English Exams, etc.

International students are required to take an approved English language test to study in Canada. Students should be aware that the academic institution to which they’re applying allows English language tests before they register for it. The English tests that are generally accepted by Canadian educational institutions are IELTS, CAEL, PTE, Cambridge Assessment English, etc.

The good thing about Canada is that the Canadian Government allows international students to work for 20 hours a week. Getting a part-time job while studying in Canada is not that easy but it is not hard as well. One can keep looking for a part-time job that suits them.

Canada is home to many top-listed universities in the world that are worldwide known for providing high-quality education. Also, Canada has one of the highest literacy rates in the world. However, the top university in Canada to study for Nepalese Students are the University of Toronto, the University of Regina, the University of Prince Edward Island, York University, and the list goes on.