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A quick guide to Canada for Pakistani students 2020

The admission requirements start with selecting the right university in Canada. Which university is best? Search for the University which offers Higher education in low fees; preferably search if the university offers any scholarships or financial aid for Pakistani students 2020 in Canada. 


Admission Application Requirements for Pakistani Students 2020

Follow the online application procedure of Canadian university to get admission. The application form will be filled and submitted online for admissions. The university will provide a list of documents required to be submitted with the online application form. in admission requirements, you will be asked to provide them with the following documents.

certified transcripts of your passed degrees, diplomas

A letter of recommendations from your home university, 

A letter of intent, 

A written proof in the form of Bank Statement demonstrating you have enough finances to cover your tuition fee and living expenses 

A Language Proficiency Test Certificate.

 In Canadian Universities, admissions are being granted on the merit base. The higher grades mean the higher are your chances of achieving admissions in Canadian Universities.


How Students Can Get Canadian Student Visa 

The procedure for accomplishing Canadian Study Permit Visa for students will begin after you have received the acknowledgement letter from Canadian University. You can apply for Canadian Study Permit at the Citizenship and Immigration website. The online method is much quicker whereas the paper application takes a longer time


Canada Student Visa for Pakistan students Checklist 2020

As a Pakistani student, you are required to submit the following documents for the Canadian student visa acceptance letter of University

Medical certificate

Clearance letter from local police station proving you have to criminal records

Two recently taken passport size photos

Bank Statement stating you have CA$10,000/ year to cover your living expenses in Canada

Proof that you have paid tuition fee 

Proof of arrangement of accommodation for your stay in Canada for a year

A letter of intent or explanation 

Certificate of Language Proficiency test.


Permission for Working Part-Time 

The Canadian Study Permit Visa allows work permits as well. International students enrolled in Canada for a full-time study program of at least 6 months duration can work part-time for 20 hours per week. The international students do only require a study permit to work in Canada. They can work on the following occasions.

At off-campus part-time jobs

Avail jobs in winter and summer holidays 

While national holidays

 The minimum per hour wage in Canada is around $11.55 as per calculation. 


Average University Cost in Canada

As compared to the USA, UK and Australia, Canada is an affordable country in terms of the tuition fee. The university fee depends on the study program. IT, engineering and medicine courses may be quite expensive. On the other hand humanities, arts and business management programs can be affordable. Postgraduate programmes like the executive MBA program in Canada are the most expensive. The undergraduate programme in Canada is more expensive than postgraduate programmes. Per year tuition fee can be around $27,159 on average basis for the undergraduate program. For a post-graduate program per year tuition fee can be around CA$16,497.


Cost of Living in Canada for Pakistani Students

The food cost in Canada can be more expensive compared to the USA. The common day to day food beverages costs in Canada are as under

  • 1 Liter Milk Bottle will cost CAD$1.77

  • A Loaf of bread will cost CAD$2.57

  • 1 kg Rice bag will cost CAD$3.07

  • a pack of dozen eggs will cost CAD$3.17

  • 1 Kg Boneless chicken breasts will cost CAD$12.47

  • 1 Kg Bag of Potatoes will cost CAD$1.98

  • 1 Liter Water Bottle will cost CAD$1.63

  • Cost of a meal in a restaurant for an individual can cost from $10 to $15

So as per the study permit visa requirements, you need to show per year financial back Bank Statement of CA$10,000. 


Get Post Graduation Visa and Work Permit of Canada for Pakistani Students 

Post-graduation visa opportunity is the most attractive feature for international students to study in Canada. Canada permits worldwide aspirants to avail work grant post-graduation from Canadian Universities. Several immigration programs in Canada are running that allow students to stay in Canada on a work basis according to their skills and educational level. After you have completed your degree from Canada the study permit of Canada remains valid for 90 days. During this time you can find a job according to your education and skill. You can apply for the immigration program for which you are eligible. The Canadian immigration process is very accommodating. You just need to attain a work permit once. You can invite your family or spouse to live with you.


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