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1. Research well

Do your research! Investigate courses, universities and their locations. Look up on the teaching modules, research opportunities, campus life and employment prospects before you narrow down your selection. You can ask your friends and family or reach out to the alumni of universities you are interested in for a wider perspective. Use Facebook or LinkedIn to reach out to them more effectively. Also, do remember to include your budget and available scholarships as a part of your research.

We understand researching can be an exhausting process, but we can help here. Come to EduAcharya for a free counselling session and we’ll guide you to your career path.

2. Speak with our counsellors

Once your application is received, the university or school will assess it thoroughly and notify you of the verdict. It can take up to a few weeks (or longer for postgraduate levels) for your application to be processed.

If your application is successfully selected, you’ll receive a letter of offer and an acceptance form. Before you accept the offer, go through it carefully with your counsellor to check for any conditions that may apply.

If you are accepted for more than one course or school, your counsellor will help you decide on the best option for you.

3. Make your application

After you’ve chosen your course and university, it’s time to apply.

Your IDP counsellor will support your university and course applications. They will personally contact your chosen university or school to smoothen out the process and help improve your chances of acceptance. We take our job very seriously and follow the strictest legal and ethical standards.

If you need to take an English test to qualify for your course, practice hard to get good grades. In a test such as IELTS, it is important to be grammatically sound besides having a wide range of vocabulary.

4. Offer acceptance

Once your application is received, the university or school will assess it thoroughly and notify you of the verdict. It can take up to a few weeks (or longer for postgraduate levels) for your application to be processed. If your application is successfully selected, you’ll receive a letter of offer and an acceptance form. Before you accept the offer, go through it carefully with your counsellor to check for any conditions that may apply. If you are accepted for more than one course or school, your counsellor will help you decide on the best option for you.

5. Offer visa

After accepting the letter of offer, the most important task is to apply for your student visa. Since each country has its own set of formalities to fulfill, your IDP counsellor will guide you through the visa application process and help prepare the documents needed for your submission.

Here’s a student visa checklist!

Here’s are the top most common documents you would require for your student visa. For a detailed document list as per your chosen country, discuss with your counsellor.

  1. Evidence of enrolment in a recognised educational institution
  2. Residence permit applications (it varies by the country)
  3. Evidence of language certification (if needed)
  4. Evidence of parental/guardian consent (if under 18)
  5. Evidence of funding (your capacity to cover the cost involved in studying and sustaining abroad)
  6. Passport size photographs
  7. Copy of the current passport
  8. Vaccination results (if required, it varies by the country)

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5. Figure out where you’ll live

Unless you have been offered an on-campus accommodation, you’ll have to figure out where to live when studying abroad. You can look for rooms on rent, homestay or find a local host. The cost will vary from city to city. If you opt to rent an apartment, you will have to additionally pay for utility bills like electricity, internet, water usage and also tenant’s insurance (in some areas of housing).

7. Book your flights in time

Make sure you book your flights well in advance. Try and look at the options with a good amount of time in hand so you can monitor the price change and book at the lowest fares. Do check for the entry requirements in your host country and for baggage allowance fees.

8. Ready, set, go

Congratulations – you’re off to a huge adventure. There will be many minute, yet important to-do things you need to consider before flying overseas for which your counsellor will guide your way. This will include matters such as exchanging money, insurance, accommodation, SIM cards, opening a bank account, country rules and adapting to new culture. We also host regular pre-departure sessions throughout the year to help prepare you for student life in your new country.

Uses of Bonafide Certificate?

It plays a crucial role in an array of documentation purposes, be it applying for education loans to study abroad, seeking a new job or availing benefits of governmental schemes. Now that you know its meaning, let’s understand what purposes it is usually asked for:

  • Bonafide Certificate For Students
  • Passport application and visa extension
  • To apply for educational loans 
  • To attend a seminar and workshops at other academic institutions
  • To visit an industry for project work
  • To avail travel concessions
  • To join a public library

Bonafide Certificate For Employees

  • To open a bank account
  • To avail a bank loan
  • To attend a conference or an official seminar

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