Why Study in New Zealand?
- British Based Education System .
- World Class Institutions .
- New Zealand has an international reputation as a provider of quality education
- Warm And Welcoming Environment.
- 15 years of education is acceptable in NZ.
- World leading Courses and Degrees.
- High Quality Living Conditions.
- PR (Permanent Residence) Opportunity.
- Education in New Zealand follows the three-tier model which includes primary schools, followed by secondary schools (high schools) and tertiary education at universities and/or polytechnics.
- No concept of Pre Sessional English Language Course in New Zealand.
- Usually two main intake :Feb and July.
- Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week during studies and full time during vacations.
- All students get one year job(search visa) and in addition another 2 years, if they find a relevant job within that duration in their area of study.
Cost of Education & Living:The cost of education in New Zealand is between NZ$ 7,000-15,000 for Undergraduate Courses and between NZ$ 18,000-30,000 for Post-Graduate Courses. The cost of living is approximately NZ$15000 per year, this covers all the living expenses; including accommodation, food, travel, books, clothes and entertainment.
Types of Educational Institutions in New Zealand
•Universities: There are8Government-funded universities providingundergraduate and
postgraduate degree programmes.
•Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics : A popular option is to study at one of the
16government funded Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics. They offer a widevariety of programmes which can be both academically and vocationally focused.
•Private tertiary and training establishments: There are a growing number of private tertiary and training providers offering an alternative study option.They offer a range of programmes including professional certificates, diplomas and degrees in a diverse range of subjects including art, the hospitality industry,computer studies,secretarial studies,quality management,ecotourism and others.
Intakes and Deadlines
•There are generally two Intakes in New Zealand: February and July.
•However ITPs and Private Institutes may have different Intakes for different courses.
Practically there is an intake every month in some or the other institution resulting inrecruitment throughout the year.
•There is no deadline as such in New Zealand but it is recommended to sendapplications at least 4 months prior to the start date to avoid end momenttroubles.
•For Undergraduate Diploma & Bachelors Degree: 12thwith 50% to 70% range.
• For Graduate Diploma, PG Diploma, Masters : Bachelors with 55% andabove.
•Undergraduate Diploma, Bachelors Degree & Graduate Diploma: IELTS 6.0with no bands less then 5.5.
Few Private institutions will accept IELTS 5.5 (5) for specific UG Diplomas.
•Post Graduate Diplomas & Masters : IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.
Student Work Rights
- Eligible students can work up to 20 hours in any given week during the academic year.
- Students undertaking a course of 12 months or more may work full-time during theholidays.
- The studentaftercompletionofstudiesinNZandgraduatingcanholda12monthsGraduateJobSearch visawhichenableshim/hertostartworkinginanyjob(notnecessarilyrelevanttoqualificationaswell).
- Single qualification of two years at Level 4-6.
- Two qualifications at Level 4-6 each requiring at least 1 academic year provided
the second qualification is at a higher level than the first (2 years studyin NewZealand in total).
- Qualification at Level 7 and above for at least 1 academic year.
- A partner of an eligible student may apply for a work permit for full time working valid for
the duration of the study course,only if the student is an applicant for a fulltime course of
Level7 in areas as specified in the Long Term Skill Shortage List.However partners of all
students on study course of Level8 and above can work fulltime without any condition.
Job Search Work Visa
Students will be granted a work visa for a maximum period of 12 months on followingconditions:
1. Applicants must provide a completed work visa application form and fee.
2. Evidence that they have successfully completed a qualification in New Zealand thatmeets the study to work qualification requirements.
3. Evidence thatthey have a minimum of $4200 in funds available to maintain themselves during their stay in New Zealand.
Evidence of an offer of employment is not required.
PhD in New Zealand
•PhD Application Process in New Zealand is not similar to other Applications done forMasters and Bachelors programmes for International Students.
•Advantage: International students are charged local New Zealand Fees, i.e. somewherearound Rs.2,85,000 to Rs.4,45,000 only towards tuition fees per annum.
Process for PhD programme:
Step 1: The student has to go through the website of the Universities and search for the
various PhD topics available in a particular University. Alternatively he has to find thenearest relevant topic of his interest.
Step 2: Shortlisting of Research topic & prepare Research Proposal.Step 3: Contact the Relevant Supervisor with Research Proposal.Step 4: The Research Plan is to be approved by the Supervisor.
Step 5: Student needs to send Application to the University through us.
At this step we start with the regular application process.
IELTS -6.5 with no band less than 6.0 & Bachelors with Honours/Masters Degree.
•Intake:Rolling Intake (Any time).
•Commission :Due to low tuition fees, some Universities do not pay commission while some paynominal commission, hence we need to charge the student for assisting for theadmission and visa process for PhD.Generally, the student visa applied for PhD will take a longertime than other student visa.
Application process for New Zealand Institutions
- Calculate the exact aggregate academic percentage of the last education of thestudent.
- Check the Original Academic Mark sheets of the student IELTS Score Card.
- Check the Entry requirement for the particular course from the website of the University/Polytechnic.
- Complete the Application form of the Institution where applying.
- Name should be exactly like in passport. Information like DOB, Email Id and Contact No. of the student must be clearly mentioned on the application form.
- Provide scanned copy of all the necessary documents required for application.
Check-list for filling the Application Form
• In the column of the Agent’s Stamp or correspondence address -Stamp ofKrishna Consultants Nagpur should be stamped.
• Course name mentioned in the application form should match what ismentioned in the brochure/prospectus/website.
• None of the columns in the application form should be left blank including thechecklist at the end of the application form. It should have “Yes”, “No”, orNot-applicable.
•A Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Recommendation are required forMasters & PG Diploma only.
• Documents should be presented in Descending Order, starting from highestdegrees at the top to 10th class.
• The application form should be signed and dated by the student.
Documents required and their Presentation Order
- Correct application form.
- A Statement of purpose (for Masters & PG Diploma only).
- 2 Letters of Recommendation (for Masters & PG Diploma only) and Work
Experience if any.
- IELTS, PTE or TOEFL Score Card.
- Duly attested Degree/Provisional/Completion Certificate and all the Mark sheetsof Bachelors.
- Duly attested Passing Certificates & Mark sheets of 12th Std or Intermediate& 10th Std.
- If the 10th or 12th Mark sheet contains only the subject codes, subject keyshould be mentioned.
- Copy of Passport (1st & last page).
All the documents should be notarized for the University applications only.
- University of Canterbury, Christchurch
- Lincoln University, Christchurch
- Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland
- Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin & Auckland
- Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC), Hamilton
- Nelson & Marlborough Institute of Technology, Nelson & Blenhein
- Ara Institute of Canterbury, Christchurch
- Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland
- Whitireia New Zealand, Porirua & Auckland
- Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill