Why Study in Australia?
Quality of education is high. Australian degrees are internationally accepted. Australian Universities, vocational education and training colleges and schools are World-class.
The Australian Government closely monitors higher education standards. All Universities and TAFE institutes receive substantial funding from the Government.
TAFE (Technical and Further Education) institutes are unique in offering vocational training tailored to the job market for high school graduates.
Indian 3-year degree is acceptable directly for Masters programs.
No GRE/ GMAT/ SAT required.
Flexible visa regulations in favour of international students.
- Cost of Education & Living: The cost of education in Australia is between AUS$12000-19000 for Undergraduate Courses and between AUS$12000-28000 for Post-Graduate Courses. The cost of living is approximately AUS$10000–14000 per year, this covers all the living expenses; including accommodation, food, travel, books, clothes and entertainment. In Australia you will get various PR options.
Types of Educational Institutions
Public Colleges i.e. (TAFEs)
•English language courses,
•Vocational (work-training) courses,
•University pathway programs and Bachelors degrees.
Offering majorly Master’s & Bachelor’s degrees.
Universities in Australia
• There are 42 Australian Universities, of which 2 are private: Bond& Notre Dame.The Higher education sector consists mainly of Universities.Australia’s top 8 universities form a group of 8 i.e., G8.6 Australian Universities come in top 100 universities worldwide and 21 Australian Universities come in top 400 as per the QS World University Ranking 2015 -16.
- RMIT University, Melbourne. (CRICOS Code 00122A)
- Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. (CRICOS Code 00213J)
- University of South Australia, Adelaide. (CRICOS Code 00121B)
- Griffith University, Gold Coast, Nathan, & South Bank. (CRICOS Code 00233E)
- Deakin University, Melbourne. (CRICOS Code 00113B)
- University of Tasmania, Hobart & Launceston. (CRICOS Code 00586B)
- Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. (CRICOS Code 00111D)
- Western Sydney University, Parramatta. (CRICOS Code 00917K)
- Australia Catholic University, North Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide. (CRICOS Code 00004G)
- James Cook University, Brisbane. (CRICOS Code 00117J)
•Known as Technical and Further Education Providers
•More than 60 institutes offer Vocational Education & Training (VET) programs in Australia.
•Some TAFES are part of larger Universities.
•Government funded not for profit institutions and they act independently of one another.
•TAFE courses are used by International students as a pathway to undergraduate programs at universities, especially via the Diploma route.
•They usually offer the Diploma programs only but some offer Degree programs as well.
•Most universities and colleges provide packaged programs.
•Students who are not eligible directlyfor Universities Bachelor program can be given packaged program.
•These are 1 yr Diploma programs in TAFEs or Colleges leading to 2nd yr of Bachelor’s programs in partner Universities.
•We get combined offer for Diploma & Bachelor programs.
•These programs focus on rigorous coaching of students and prepare them for university‘s required level.
•Various course options are available for packaged program from the field of Business, Information Technology, Health Science, Engineering, etc.
•In most of the cases, commission is received from both the institutions, i.e., from TAFE/Private college for Diploma course and from the university for Bachelor’s course.
Packaged Program:Academic Requirement
• Minimum 60% in class 12th
• Overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
• February, July & October
•CRICOS is the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students.
•It is an online register of all courses and institutions that are available to students who wish to obtain an Australian student visa.
•Each institution is given a unique CRICOS Provider Code on registration.
•Education Providers are required by law to include their provider code in all marketing material.
•CRICOS Course Code: Each course has a unique Course Code. Some courses can be listed more than once with different CRICOS numbers.
Study options after completing different levels of education
COMPLETED LEVEL STUDY OPTION(S)
Year 12 leads to •Foundation program.
•University undergraduate (if acceptable results)
Diploma leads to •Undergraduate program in year 2 at the University depending on the recognition by University.
Bachelors Degreeleads to •Bachelors (Honours) degree
•A postgraduate qualification
•Diploma: Minimum 60% in class 12th.
•Bachelors: Minimum academic percentage required is around 60% + in class 12thfor the students from CBSE board and 65% + for ICSE/State Board.
•Masters: Minimum academic percentage in a Bachelors degree should be second class if the University is falling under section 1 and 2 of the NOOSR guidelines or first class if the university is falling under the section 3 of the NOOSR guidelines.
•Foundation/Packaged program are available for the students who are not directly eligible for the Bachelors Program.
English Language Requirement:
Diploma: Overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
Bachelors: Overall 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
Masters: Overall 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
Presessional English Language Program (ELICOS/EAP) is available in Australian Universities for the students who donot meet the IELTS requirements of the University. We can offer English Language program upto 10weeks maximum at present.