Australia has been a popular study destination for Indian students. Australian education holds a strong international value for excellence.

Highlights about Australia
Australia has the third largest number of International students after USA and UK and more than 12000 Indian students go to Australia every year.
Australia offers a variety of flexible programs ranging from degree programs to short term industry intensive programs.
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Globally recognized degrees at affordable cost. Courses start at as low as 5.0 Lakh per year.
Australian universities offer two major intakes in July and February though some even have mid- term intakes around September/October.
There are around 100 university and TAFE institutes in Australia and we are associated with these providing students a wide choice.
Streamlined Visa Processing or SVP helps students in fast processing of visa. However, student needs to submit required documents in proper format. Our visa experts guide you in preparing the correct documents and hassle free visa filing.
Australia offers part time work opportunities to students of 20 hours per week during course time and 40 hours per week full-time during vacation periods and also the option of post study work permit on completion of 2 years of Study in Australia. So, hurry, meet our counselors to join the next intake at Australian university of your choice.
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Why Australia?

Quality education at affordable cost:

Australia offers a high standard of quality education and provides value for money by offering shorter and more intensive courses. Higher Education Institutions rank among the world's best and the quality of education they offer is correspondingly high. The cost for program ranges between AUD 9000 to 20000.

Variety of courses:

The educational institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of courses in multitude of subject areas like science, arts, engineering, hospitality, tourism, media and so on. The duration of the master's program ranges between 1, 1.5-2 years.

Acceptance of Indian system of education:

Unlike countries like USA and Canada, Australian educational institutions accept 3 years undergraduate degrees offered in India. Moreover, most of them do not require international exams like GRE or SAT for admission to their Master's & Bachelor's programs.

Government controlled Education system:

The quality of education in Australia is guaranteed as the entire education system is controlled by the Australian Government. There is no formal ranking of universities. Thus students from all around the world have long made Australia their cherished education destination.

Part time Work Opportunities:

Another reason which makes Australia popular among students is the opportunity to work part time for 20 hours per week during course time and 40 hours per week full-time during vacation periods.

Post Study work & immigration:

International students can apply for skilled graduate visa after the completion of 2 years full time study in Australia. This visa allows students to work full time for 2 years and thereby gain points for General Skilled Migrant Policy of PR.

Education System

Australia has an integrated nationwide system of qualifications, known as the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF), which is recognized by the Australian Government. Under this, students can move easily from one level of study to the next and receive credit for previous study. It brings together the quality offered at different levels.


Type of Institutions:

There are around 42 universities in Australia 40 of which are government run. These universities offer awards at different levels:

Doctoral Degree
Master's Degree
Gradate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor's Degree
Undergraduate Diploma/Advanced Diploma



Yr 12 leads to

  1. A foundation program.
  2. A Certificate IV program.
  3. University undergraduate (if acceptable results )

Diploma leads to

  1. Undergraduate program in Yr 2 at the University 

     depending on the recognition by University

Advanced Diploma leads to

  1. Undergraduate program in Yr 3 at the University

     depending on the recognition by University

Bachelors Degree leads to

  1. Either a bachelors (Honors) degree or
  2. A postgraduate qualification
TAFE Institutes:

There are 60+ TAFE institutes some of which are part of larger universities. These offer a wide variety of vocational education and training programs in business, the arts, or industry, or as an alternative pathway into university degree studies. The biggest advantage of TAFE for international students is the low costs.

Visa Process

With the introduction of Stream Lined Visa Processing, the Indian students applying for Bachelor's, Master's and research degree have the following advantages:

Reduction in Financial requirement
Stream lined Visa Processing SVP
Post study work visa PSW
Improved Work Entitlements
Review of Assessment Level
Genuine Temporary Entrant GTE
Abolition of Pre-Visa Assessment PVA
New English language Tests
Label free Visa Processing

For further details, please contact our Visa Experts.


Q1. Are Australian Degrees recognized worldwide? Why is SAT and GRE not asked for by all Australian Universities?

Australian Universities are recognized worldwide. The reason why Australian Universities do not insist upon students going for a SAT or GRE etc. is because these exams are for American Universities so students have to give these tests to be judged by American Standards. Australia and India recognize each other's degrees, however it may be asked by some Universities to assess the overall ability of the student.

Q2. My education has been in English. Do I still need to sit for IELTS?

IELTS is a mandatory requirement. Though if you are unable to secure required scores, you have the option of ELICOS.

Q3. How to select the best course and university? Is there any ranking available for Australian universities?

There is no official ranking available. However, there are private ranking available which rank university in terms of infrastructure, student satisfaction and other such criteria. For selecting the best course keep in mind your academic background, grades, work experience and career goals.

Q4. Can I find a Job placement after my course completion?

After two years of full time study in Australia you can apply for Skilled Graduate Visa whereby you can stay and work in Australia.

Q5. How long does Student visa application procedure require?

The average time taken by the Australian High Commission for the visa procedure is anywhere between 8 to 12 weeks depending on the individual's background, so the students need to apply for their visas at least 3 months prior to their course commencement.

Q6. How do I know if I am eligible for the Permanent Residency (PR)?

Currently a student needs to cover up to 120 points to become eligible for the PR: The points can be obtained by a combination of the following: course, age, English language proficiency, duration of the study in Australia, studying in a regional area, working part time. For further details and to test your points, visit the following website:


Australia offers tuition fees to international students at affordable rates. Nevertheless, the course fee varies widely depending on level of course, university, and region. Given below is a rough estimate of tuition cost:

Foundation Studies: Such as university entrance, preparatory and bridging courses

A$9,000 to 14,000 a year


  • Bachelor Degree, such as courses in arts, business, economics and law
  • Laboratory-based Bachelor Degree: Such as science and engineering courses


A$14,000 to 35,000 a year 


Graduate Certificates/ Graduate Diplomas
Masters/ Doctoral Degree

A$15,000 to 36,000 a year

Vocational education and training
Certificates I – IV/ Diploma/ Advanced Diploma  

A$5,000 to 20,000 a year

Living Costs:

The living costs depend on the region where you are residing, the type of accommodation you chose and personal lifestyle. However, we have tried to enlist below an estimate of living expenses:

Hostels and Guesthouses – $80 to $135 per week
Shared Rental – $70 to $250 per week
On campus – $80 to $250 per week
Homestay – $110 to $270 per week
Rental – $100 to $400 per week
Boarding schools – $10,000 to $20,000 a year
Other living expenses
Groceries and eating out – $80 to $200 per week
Gas, electricity – $60 to $100 per week
Phone and Internet – $20 to $50 per week
Public transport – $10 to $50 per week
Car (after purchase) – $150 to $250 per week
Entertainment – $50 to $100 per week
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship has financial requirements you must meet in order to receive a student visa. Below is a guide on the requirements you must meet to study in Australia:
You – $18,610
Your partner – $6,515
Your first child – $3,720
Every other child – $2,790


Griffith University.
Deakin University
Edith Cowan University
Southern Cross University
University of Ballarat
Central Queensland University
TAFE Western Australia
Chisholm Institute of TAFE
Holmesglen Institute of TAFE
Bradford College
Kaplan Business School