are one of those who seek a high quality of life above anything else, Canada is the place for you. It has been consistently ranked by the UN as the number one country in the world to live in. Having a large Asian Diaspora of students, Canada offers a truly international educational experience. Furthermore, the Canadian MBA degree is instantly recognized around the world as being of the highest standard.
And you get all this at a remarkably low cost - both in terms of cost of education and the cost of living. Tuition fees for international students in Canada are much lower than comparable countries. Canada may just be the place of your dreams. This site gives you an extensive insight into how you can turn your dream into reality.
4 yr Bachelors degree, 70% average
If you are a three year graduate (like B.Com, B.Sc.) you need to do a masters program before applying for an MBA.
2-3 years full time work experience
GMAT : 500-550 min.
TOEFL : 580-600 min.
Send enquiries at least 15 to 18 months before the proposed date of admission. There are two ways to get application forms.Requesting Application Forms via email :
You can request application forms from the universities website. Most universities have a form on their website which can be completed online to request application material.
Downloading from the university website :Many universities have a downloadable and ready to print versions of their application forms on the net. These can be used for applying just as regular forms.
Requesting Applications from CEC in Delhi : You can get application forms for all the universities from Canadian Education Centre in New Delhi . You can either visit them personally or email them for the forms.
1. Academic Records & Transcripts
Your past academic record is one of the most important deciding factors in securing admission to a college abroad. Most schools require you to have a reasonably good academic record especially for programs and courses offering a master’s or doctoral degree. Each university has its own minimum requirement for its programs, which are flexible depending on the candidate’s profile.
Universities in Canada have their own marking and evaluation systems, which are considerably different from the Indian system. It is advisable not to convert your marks in the Indian system of grading to the Canadian Grade Point Average system or any other system since the conversion may not be accurate. You may attach an explanatory note from your college to indicate your rank in your class and/or university. The letter may also indicate your place as compared to the class and the university average and the number of students in the class and the number of colleges and students in the university. You may also provide any other information or documents that you feel may help you in the admission process.
Students applying for Graduate courses (MBA, MS etc) are required to submit an official transcript (mark-sheets) from each college or university that they have attended after secondary school with complete details of the subjects/credits involved (for each year) and other details like correspondence courses, diplomas etc. Most universities ask for the transcript (mark-sheets) to be sealed in an envelope and signed and attested across the seal by the registrar. This procedure is to be done for each and every college that you have attended. Some universities may ask for more than one copy of the transcript.
If the transcripts are in a language other than English, then they must be translated into English only by the issuing authority or university otherwise it may not be accepted.
2. Standardized Admission Tests
GMAT: This score is required by most universities and the minimum required ranges from 500 in some to 600 in the top universities.
TOEFL: This test is mandatory for International students applying to a Graduate course or University in Canada. The minimum score required by most universities for admission ranges from 550 to 600 (Paper-based test) and 213 to 250 (Computer-based test).Note:
Many universities in Canda have their own English proficiency tests. These tests are conducted in India by CEC. For more information, check out the websites of the universities that you are interested in.
Most MBA programs in Canada require at least two to three years' work experience.
A detailed Résumé is an important part of your application. It should include all information of professional work experience along with details like position(s) held, achievements and scope of work.
4. Letters of Recommendation
Letters of reference or recommendation letters play an important role in admission especially in courses that earn you a master's or doctoral degree. A recommendation letter is a signed statement from a person who knows you well professionally or has taught you in a subject that is related to the course you are applying to The author or teacher must indicate his position, how long he/she has known the applicant and in what capacity. He/she should briefly discuss the need, importance and usefulness of the study the applicant proposes to undertake. Authors are usually asked to rank applicants in their letters of recommendation, which helps admission officers to interpret the academic credentials of foreign students. Students should obtain letters of recommendation (often on the prescribed forms sent by the institutions) from teachers who know them as a person as well as a student. You may like to request your author to give concrete examples that show your qualities, strengths etc. to help your case.
Many universities have their own format and questions that have to be answered by the person who is giving the letter of recommendation on your behalf. Letters, which do not give enough information, can jeopardize a candidate’s chances of selection
Even if not mentioned, it is advisable to include a letter of recommendation in your applications as it increases your chances of getting admissions.
5. Statement of Purpose
The personal essays, play a very important role in the process of evaluating your application for admission because it gives the faculty assessing your application their most significant impression of you as an individual. This section is the key to distinguish your application from other suitable candidates and a chance to market yourself.
A personal statement should include your reasons for choosing the MBA program, the suitability of your education and experience, your personal interests and career goals.
Most Business schools have their own essay questions and format. Others may ask for a résumé or reasons for applying to that particular course.Post-MBA Employment
Immigration rules in Canada are quiet easy. Many people apply for immigration for work and get the permission. So, if you have studied in a Canadian Institute and if you are any good, you should most likely be able to manage a job and a permit for work. Of course it will depend upon your own abilities and skills to get a good job.