Requirements: These vary between study programs and levels. For each course, Indian students will need to meet a minimum English language requirement. Along with that a minimum academic record of 65% and above in XIIth will be required. Foundations and Diploma programs are available for students who have secured below 60%. The student should have completed 18 years of age before joining a degree program.
It is important to note that these numbers are just for reference purpose, the actual numbers may differ from university to university.
The following documents also need to be submitted -
- Attested copies of mark sheets of Standard X, XII, and the Bachelors degree.
- At least, 2 Academic reference letters from professors who have taught you most recently.
- If you have work experience then two letters of recommendation from the employer/manager who knows you well and can comment on your professional abilities.
- Statement of Purpose.
- Photocopied score reports of GMAT / IELTS / TOEFL
- Proof of funds
Here’s an overview of the intakes available for different programs in universities and colleges:
|Semester 1 (February intake)
|Semester 2 (July intake)
Timeline: Most of New Zealand colleges accept online applications.
Estimated study costs for New Zealand programs
||*Annual fees (estimated)
||$7,800 to $30,000
|English language studies
||$300/ week depending on course length
|Vocational Education and Training
(Certificates I to IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma)
||$4,000 to $22,000
|Undergraduate Bachelor Degree
||$15,000 to $33,000*
|Postgraduate Master’s Degree
||$20,000 to $37,000*
||$14,000 to $37,000*
Top Courses to Study in New Zealand
|Accounting and Finance
||Hospitality and Tourism
Application fee: All colleges require that you pay an application fee while applying. The fee amount will differ depending upon the college and course being applied to, so check with individual colleges about their application fee.
Steps To Follow
Identify your academic needs and career goals. Accordingly, start researching on web about the best colleges/universities offering the best courses of your interest for New Zealand student visa. Also consider location, tuition fee and course duration while researching. Once you are finalized with education provider, apply online for admission in same. Along with application form, you will be asked to submit evidence of your academic documents and English Proficiency. Some courses will ask you to appear for interviews with college persons. Offer letter will take a few working days for processing.
One offer letter is received; you need to show your financial ability in form of evidence of sufficient funds to cover tuition, travel and living costs. The Assessment Level (course subclass) of the student determines the amount of funds required, provider of funds and how long the funds must be held. If you have dependents (such as a spouse and children), you need to show evidence of being able to cover living costs for them.
Note: Sometime you need to submit evidence of financial support at the time of applying for offer letter. Requirements vary from college to college.
Once college approves your funds, you need to pay your 6 months tuition fees (as mentioned in your offer letter), ELICOS (if applicable) and cost of OSHC (Overseas Student Health Cover). After the acceptance of your offer letter and the successful payment of your mentioned funds, you will receive confirmation of the Enrollment (COE) through email. It confirms that an international student is eligible to enroll on a course and start with process of New Zealand student visa. This will outline your course start date, total course fees and total duration of course.
Afterwards, you will need to undergo a medical examination by one of the doctors approved by the Immigration New Zealand. A list of doctors approved by the panel can be found here: (https://www.border.gov.au/Lega/Lega/Help/Location/india). Select doctor according to your convenience.
Please note that for New Zealand student visa, the visa application is lodged online by creating immi account on immigration website. Firstly, you must complete a visa application form online. The documents required to upload as per the document tool checklist according to the Education provider include: Statement of Purpose (SOP), Copy of passport, IELTS score card, COE(s), all academic documents, work experience (If any), photograph, Sponsors Id proofs, their occupation proofs and financial documents. All these documents must be appropriately arranged. After uploading all the required documents, pay for your visa application charges through credit card and submit the Visa Application.
Your student visa will last for the duration of your studies, including holiday periods.
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