With the advent of technology, we can access any information with the click of a button. Many people giving IELTS every year across the globe to fulfil their dream of going abroad but only a few get good grades in them. This is because they don’t work on their weaknesses and become over confident in their strengths.
IELTS stands for International English Language testing system; so basically it is a test of English and comprehension skills. This exam is given by candidates to move abroad majorly for two reasons; for studying and for settling abroad. Students who want to move abroad for studies need to give IELTS –Academic and people who want to move abroad for PR need to give IELTS-General.
IELTS has four sections: Reading, writing, listening and speaking. There are two modes to give the exam, one is Computer based exam (CBT), as the name suggests it is online other is pencil and paper mode which is offline form of examination. The pattern for both the exam is same but the duration is different. Online exam is for 2 hours 30 mins and offline it is 2 hours 40 mins. It is a mandatory requirement for people who want to move abroad either or pursuing higher studies or for settling and getting PR.
This is a document which is a study permit that allows foreign nationals to study in Canada at DLI, which stands for designated learning institutes. It is a school which is approved by provincial or territorial government to host foreign or international students. Maximum foreign students need this study permit to study in Canada.
Students who want to pursue their studies abroad in Canadian universities need to prove their English language proficiency and so IELTS is one of the exam to check the language skills of the candidate. It is an exam which is widely accepted by Canadian universities and collges.One needs to score in this exam to get admission abroad as this exam is accepted by IRCC, which stands for Immigration, refugees and citizen ship Canada to assess the English proficiency of any immigrant. So, it is a mandatory requirement to study abroad in undergraduate and post graduate courses/programs.
There are four sections in IELTS: Reading, writing, speaking and listening. If a candidate is going for undergraduate and diploma courses then he needs to score a minimum of 5.5 bands in each of the four sections and an overall score of 6 bands. On the other hand, if a candidate is going for graduate course then he requires an IELTS score of 6.O in each section and overall score of 6.5 bands and above. However, if a candidate decides to pursue a course in teaching or education or engineering program then one needs to score 7.0 in each of the four sections and overall also 7.0 bands.
There is no doubt that it’s better to have a good idea of what to expect before you go into your test so A.I.B.E helps you in preparing for IELTS which is required for Canada student visa.
The secret to success in the IELTS is practice and intelligence. You should consult others who have taken the exam and also practice. The more you practice the better you will become and the more successful your final exam will be.
Generally before a candidate moves to Canada, he needs to apply for study permit, though some people do that within Canada also. However some candidates apply upon reaching Canada at the port of entry, one needs to clearly understand which option is best for him.
The journey of a student who wishes to move to Canada is categorized below:
The documents which are required to be submitted are as below:
After scoring the bands required in IELTS, one needs to submit the score card.
One needs to submit it for the admission process from the designated learning institution one will be joining. In addition to it , one needs to submit the mark sheet of the school and college, (if applicable) along with passport copy and more documents which are candidate specific and varies from case to case. If one plans to study in QUEBEC, which is a province then one needs to submit valid attestation of issuance of CAQ, which is Quebec Acceptance Certificate.
One needs to submit a valid passport or travel document along with the passport of any family member who come with the candidate to Canada.
You can get your study permit faster in student direct stream (SDS) Canada launched a Student direct program which started on 7th June 2018 and it streamlines the process for Indian students to study at universities and colleges in Canada. If one is a legal resident of certain country then one may be able to get study permit faster by applying online through SDS.
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