AUSTRALIA

Australia ranks as one of the best countries to live in the world by international comparisons of wealth, education, health and quality of life. The sixth-largest country by land mass, its population is comparatively small with most people living around the eastern and south-eastern coastlines.

COURSES AND UNIVERSITIES

The most popular courses for Indian students in Australia are Engineering (All specialties including Mining, Petroleum), Information Technology, Information Systems, Biotechnology, International Business, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Accounting, Business Administration and Social work. Also, there are many students choose health related courses like Nursing, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy etc. The most popular courses for Indian students in Australia are Engineering (All specialties including Mining, Petroleum), Information Technology, Information Systems, Biotechnology, International Business, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Accounting, Business Administration and Social work. Also, there are many students choose health related courses like Nursing, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy

ELIGIBILITY TEST REQUIREMENTS

The top universities require 75-85 % in 12th Std for undergraduate students. Any GOOD university requires – 65 to 70 %. Masters require – 60-65 % in relevant degrees.

IELTS 
IELTS is a compulsory exam required by all the students planning to go for Australian studies. Minimum scores required – 6.0/9 for UG and 6.5 / 9 PG students.

MBA
Some MBA programmers require no work experience. However, few TOP MBA programs (like Melbourne Business School) will require 3 to 5 years of work experience. And will also require a GMAT score of 600/800. An average GMAT scores required are 570-600.

IELTS, TOEFL, PTE
International English Language Testing System is normally known as IELTS which is administered by University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate (UCLES), British Council and IDP Education Australia. The score of IELTS is valid for 2 years.

Also, Australian institutions and DIBP (Department of immigration and Boarder Protection) accepts TOEFL as well as PTE (Pearson Test of English)

TOEFL 
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. The test is accepted by many English-speaking academic and professional institutions.

Academic 
The Pears PTE on Test of English Academic. PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers wanting to study abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

SCHOLARSHIPS

Apart from few tuition fee bursaries, scholarships provided by Australian Universities to international students are very few except for PhD programs. However, scholarships are offered by the Australian government, students’ home-country governments, Australian education institutions and private organizations. The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) are combined under one umbrella of Australian Scholarships and offer a number of scholarships for students. They manage a range of scholarships to promote sustainable development and excellence in education

The organizations that offer scholarships for students have different criteria. All scholarships vary in their eligibility requirements, based on your English test score, country, or GPA. Students applying for a scholarship should ensure they meet the selection criteria of specific scholarships. Students must understand fully the terms and conditions of the scholarship.

WORK OPPORTUNITIES

International students in Australia with student visa have for permission to work. Students are permitted to work 40 hours per fortnight during semesters and full-time during vacation periods. In some cases, family members can apply for permission to work. It is not difficult to find part time jobs in Australia to supplement your living expenses. Your student visa normally entitles work rights as per your visa conditions and you can start working in Australia after you arrive in Australia and have begun studying.

Australia is one among the few countries, which promote skilled migrant programs targeting young people having skills, education and abilities that will contribute to the Australian economy. International students with Australian qualifications account for about half the people assessed under the skilled migrant programs. There is a dearth of skilled manpower in Australia mainly in the fields like Engineering, Information Technology, Nursing and Accounting. Applicants must pass a point test and satisfy some basic requirements in order

Academic 
The Pears PTE on Test of English Academic. PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers wanting to study abroad. It tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

SCHOLARSHIPS

Apart from few tuition fee bursaries, scholarships provided by Australian Universities to international students are very few except for PhD programs. However, scholarships are offered by the Australian government, students’ home-country governments, Australian education institutions and private organizations. The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) are combined under one umbrella of Australian Scholarships and offer a number of scholarships for students. They manage a range of scholarships to promote sustainable development and excellence in education

The organizations that offer scholarships for students have different criteria. All scholarships vary in their eligibility requirements, based on your English test score, country, or GPA. Students applying for a scholarship should ensure they meet the selection criteria of specific scholarships. Students must understand fully the terms and conditions of the scholarship.

WORK OPPORTUNITIES

International students in Australia with student visa have for permission to work. Students are permitted to work 40 hours per fortnight during semesters and full-time during vacation periods. In some cases, family members can apply for permission to work. It is not difficult to find part time jobs in Australia to supplement your living expenses. Your student visa normally entitles work rights as per your visa conditions and you can start working in Australia after you arrive in Australia and have begun studying.

Australia is one among the few countries, which promote skilled migrant programs targeting young people having skills, education and abilities that will contribute to the Australian economy. International students with Australian qualifications account for about half the people assessed under the skilled migrant programs. There is a dearth of skilled manpower in Australia mainly in the fields like Engineering, Information Technology, Nursing and Accounting. Applicants must pass a point test and satisfy some basic requirements in order