WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA

Australia is the world's thirteenth largest economy and it holds a position 16 in Global Competitiveness Index 2010–2011 rankings made by World Economic Forum. Australia ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance such as human development, quality of life, health care, life expectancy, public education, economic freedom and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Australia is a member of the United Nations, G20, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, OECD, APEC, Pacific Islands Forum and the World Trade Organization. Australia is the only country outside Europe in the top ten of the quality-of-life index.

Why Study in Australia

  • Growing Destination

Australia is rapidly growing as one of the most popular destinations for international student to attend. Currently Australia has the third largest international student enrollment behind the USA and the UK.

  • Global Recognition

Degrees obtained from Australian universities are recognized all over the world.

  • Cost of Living

The cost of living and tuition costs in Australia are much lower that compared to the USA or the UK. These lower costs make it more affordable for students to attend a school in Australia and still have a high standard of living.

  • Diversity

Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of course and degrees, making it easy to find a fit that is right for you!

  • Work

The Australian Immigration system allows students visiting the country on a student visa the chance to work up to 20 hours per week during term time, and during vacations students can work full time.

Document Checklist

  • Visa Application fee payable by Bank Draft favoring "Australian High Commission, New Delhi"
  • Completed application form
  • Nomination form 956 to be completed only if you are lodging through an agent
  • Student has to pay the 1st Semester Fee and will then receive e-COE (Electronic-Confirmation Of Enrollment) from the institution o Passport – Original passport is not required, instead all pages of current and previous passports, if any, to be notarized.
  • Four recent passport size photos
  • Statement of Purpose
  • "Details of Relatives" form
  • Guardianship form, if the student is under 18 years of age
  • IELTS / TOEFL / PTE Score o All Mark sheets, Certificates, Degrees and Diplomas
  • Reference letter from current employer and previous employer, if employed o Affidavit of support from Sponsor
  • Affidavit of support from Student
  • Bank Statement / Bank Passbook for the last 3 months and current balance certificate
  • Income Tax returns of the sponsor for the last 3 years
  • Property Documents along with Valuation Report
  • Details of acceptable funds in the form of a table / matrix
  • Evidence of relationship with the sponsor
  • Bank loan Sanction Letter (if applicable)
  • Other Liquid Assets like Fixed Deposits, etc.

Visa Decision

As Australia has done away with student visa stamping in the passport to travel and enter Australia, a visa decision is intimated to the applicant electronically via email, once a decision has been made by the visa authorities.

If approved the department will send a Notification of Grant letter to your nominated postal or email address. It is recommended that you print this letter and keep it with you when you travel to and from Australia. This letter contains:

  • Your Visa Grant Number.
  • The validity date of your visa.
  • The visa conditions.

If not approved the department will send you a notification letter advising you of:

  • The reasons for the refusal.