Application Process & Deadlines

Application Process and Deadlines in Canada

Application Process and Deadlines in Canada

The World University Rankings and College Sage’s annual Canadian University Rankings are the main ranking sources in Canada. The  primary aim of the rankings is to inform potential undergraduate applicants about Canadian universities based on a range of criteria,  classes, faculty, finances, library, and reputation. The rankings are split into three categories: schools that focus on undergraduate studies , schools that have both  undergraduate studies and an  graduate programs and schools that have a professional medical program and a selection of graduate programs.

Higher Education in Canada

When it comes to university-level education, North America (including USA & Canada) inspires the academic respect and imagination of the world. Names such as Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, MIT, Toronto and McGill have become global education brands.

In the two most influential global university ranking indices (The Times Higher Education Guide and US News), North American universities have a near monopoly on the top 100 places. In addition to the more well-known institutions, the USA & Canada have a plethora of other high quality public and private colleges and universities.

You will find that a US / Canadian higher education adds considerable value to your professional development. It can enhance your career and prepare you for leadership in India or abroad. It will broaden your horizons and expose you to a variety of perspectives, the latest technology, and state-of-the-art research and training. A degree from a US or Canadian institution is a stamp of excellence that is of lifetime value.

There are number of components in an application for higher studies in USA / Canada – application forms, test scores, essays, university transcripts and recommendations.  You need to know how to create a compelling application and represent yourself well on paper in order to win an interview and acceptance.

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  • There are mainly two intakes- Fall (August) and Spring (January)
  • Fall is the major intake as all the university options are open for admission unlike Spring when certain choices are not available.
  • Application Deadline- The deadline for submitting the application varies from university to university and course to course. However, it is generally from October to March for Fall intake and for spring intake the deadline is 15 October.

Application documents-

Students have to apply online both for Bachelors as well as Masters and each University has a different fee.

For Undergraduate:

  • Sealed & stamped 10th, 11th and 12th Official Transcripts from school
  • 2 letter of Recommendations from school teachers.
  • Statement of Purpose

For Masters:

  • Official Transcripts from University
  • 2 Academic recommendation and 1 from the employer(if the candidate has any work experience)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Essays, if required by the University
  • Detailed CV