NewZNew (New Delhi) : As many as 32 Canadian Colleges & Universities; converged at Hotel Piccadily in Janakpuri, New Delhi to participate in ‘Study in Canada Mega Education Fair & Admissions Workshop’. The fair which was organized by Charms Education & Immigration Services, was an indicator that students’ from National Capital Region wanting to pursue Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses abroad, are seriously eyeing Canada.
Mr. Rahul Paitka, MD, Charms Education & Immigration Services said, “We have got a very good response. Prospective students had a fruitful session with admission heads of different Canadian Institutes. Many of them have registered for courses and now our company will provide admission and visa guidance to them.” Adds Mr Rahul, “It is noteworthy that all Colleges & Universities who have come to Delhi; are approved by the Canadian Government and are members of AUCC (Association of University & Colleges of Canada) & ACCC (Association of Canadian Community Colleges) and registered under Designated Learning Institutions(DLI).”
Said Ms. Karuna Ausman, International Recruitment Officer, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, “Our University; can give waiver for IELTS if the prospective student’s score in English is excellent.” Ms. Darya Moryakova, International Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator, Kwantlan Polytechnic University said, “A trend noticed among Indian students going to Canada is the inclination for courses like Journalism, Psychology, and Criminology etc. This is in addition to a heavy demand for engineering, medical, information technology and business areas.”
Canada has become a lucrative study destination as courses done in Canada provides students with settlement options. By pursuing a 2 year Course one gets a 3 year work permit. If one falls under the skilled category and works for a year he or she may become eligible for PR under Canadian Experience Class.
Said Mr. Manish Paitka, CEO, Charms Education & Immigration Services, “Canada has come up as a destination where education is more affordable than other countries. The amount of paper work to be done is a bare minimum & no old funds need to be shown. A student has to deposit $ 10,200 in GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate) account through the student’s own saving bank account.”
According to Ms. Tanya Sharma, a prospective student who attended the fair, “The fair has played a very important role in imparting knowledge about the best courses on offer in Canadian Higher Education sector. I learnt that Canada offers a very competitive fee structure vis a vis other International study destinations. I have been told that there is a provision now for students to work off campus for 20 hours a week.”
At the education fair student admission and visa processing queries were answered. Some special offers were made to students enrolling for January, May & September 2016 intakes. Many Institutes offered application fee waiver, on the spot admissions, assessments etc. Information on scholarships for meritorious students was also shared.
Charms Education & Immigration Services has offices in New Delhi, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar and Khanna.