COVID 19 has devastated the dreams of many Indian students who wanted to pursue their courses in May or June intake. Luckily, as the Canadian government is proactively helping the international students, the way to start classes in September or December intake are looking possible. Although many institutions may start their lessons online in September, it is still beneficial to join as it will not affect their post-graduation work permit. For those who don’t know about it, PGWP is a work permit that allows international students to work in Canada for up to 3 years after completing a study program from a designated learning institution. During this period, students can work under Canadian employers and gain experience and money. Moreover, they can apply for permanent residency during this time. It is also worth mentioning that international students who study in Canada can work part-time during their study programs. They are allowed to work 20 hours per week and 40 hours during holidays.
Band requirements for Canada: Most of the Canadian Universities and colleges accept IELTS as proof of the applicant’s ability to communicate in English. Generally, for post-secondary courses, overall, 6 bands with no band less than 5.5 is required. However, IELTS centers are closed due to the pandemic; therefore, Canadian institutions are now allowing international students who clear the Duolingo test with a 105-110 score.
Diploma courses in Canada: Not only for Graduate and postgraduate degrees but hundreds of international students also pursue Diploma courses in Canada. The benefit of these courses is that usually, these courses take less time to finish, which means students can save a lot of money while also getting themselves prepared for skill-oriented jobs. Canadian institutions offer a wide range of diploma and certificate programs at both graduate and postgraduate levels.