The Admission process and requirements vary from institution to institution in Canada, there are some general procedures and requirements to get admission to Canadian Colleges or Universities.
Though the criteria depend on the institution one chooses, For gaining admission into undergraduate level courses in Canada, the student must have completed twelve years of academic education, but for the post-graduate level it is sixteen years.
*All applicants for undergraduate programs must submit:
- A completed application form
- An official high school transcript (or attested copy) (if applicable);
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (if any);
- A detailed chronological résumé to demonstrate educational achievements, work experience, progression, community involvement, volunteer experience, and other related experience;
- A Letter of Intent (LOI) that clearly explains why the applicant is applying and outlines the student’s academic intentions.
- Documentation confirming their high school completion was awarded, if not already indicated on official transcripts
An undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA ( of 3.0/4.0 or its international equivalent depending on your subject area, a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score can also be necessary in certain cases depending on the institution you seek admission to.
- Proof of English language proficiency and other entry requirements
- IELTS is the most widely recognized and accepted English proficiency test in Canada, some colleges and universities also accept TOEFL. The score that you must obtain in these language tests varies from institution to institution and course of study.