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Study In Canada From Bangladesh

Top Universities Intakes, Courses, Eligibility, Tuition Fees, And Scholarships

Step by step guide to getting admission, scholarship, application and visa processing to study in Canada from Bangladesh.

If you plan to study in Canada from Bangladesh, you have come to the right place. As an international student, you can apply for a study permit, extend your study permit, and find out about opportunities for employment while you are studying or after graduation. In this article, we are going to discuss the steps, requirements, and procedures you need to follow if you want to study in Canada.

Why Study in Canada?

Canadian graduates were able to find 1.6 million new jobs in the last decade, which indicates the country offers promising career opportunities. Also, Canada has some of the highest living standards and educational standards in the world. As an international student, you will have the best study experience and the best living quality in a welcoming culture.

Entry Requirements for International Students

During the application process for a study permit, international students must carefully analyze the rules and regulations. If you are planning to study in Canada from Bangladesh, you should start your plan and application at least a year in advance. There are commonly required items for all Canadian universities and institutions, which include a valid passport, English or French proficiency certificate with a minimum band or grade. Furthermore, the application also requires proof that you are solvent enough to bear your cost of studying including the accommodation cost. There may be differences among provinces regarding requirements, so you should be careful while applying.

Undergraduate Bachelor Degree

For an international student to apply to the undergraduate bachelor’s degree program in Canada, they must complete 12 years of education and obtain a minimum score of 6.5 on IELTS. In addition, the student must apply through an online admissions process.

Postgraduate Master’s Degree

A full-time program of master’s studies typically lasts one or two years in Canada. Each institution has its own requirements based on its program and other specifications, but the most common ones are as follows:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 16 years of educational experience
  • A minimum score of 6.5 in English proficiency tests, such as IELTS.

For more information, it is best to contact the desired universities as the requirements vary from one university to another

Doctoral Degree

In general, students should study full-time for at least three years before getting a degree, but some choose to study for longer, with a six-year registration average. To be accepted into a standard Canadian Ph.D. program, you usually need to hold a Master’s degree.

Best courses to study in Canada

The best courses to study in Canada are-

  • Business and Finance
  • Computer Science and IT
  • Engineering
  • Health and Medicine
  • Media and Journalism

What is the Cost to Study in Canada?

Canada is a very affordable country to study in compared to many other countries. Your tuition fees will probably cost between $20k and $30k per year. Depending on the university and program you attend, this range will vary.

CoursesAdmission RequirementsCost of Study (CAD)
Undergradi. 12 years of completed education$13,000 to $20,000
ii. Minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS
Master’s degreei. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum of 16 years of educational experience$17,000 to $25,000
ii. A minimum score of 6.5 in English proficiency tests, such as IELTS.
PhDi.Hold a Master’s degree from a well-known university $7,000 to $15,000
Ii.research proposal must be accepted 

Available Scholarship to Study in Canada

The facilities and the cost of study as an international student are 3x more than a Canadian citizen. That is why it is better to study with a scholarship. There are many kinds of scholarships available. You can apply for the Scholarships which are specially created for international students. Following are some of the top scholarships available to study in Canada from Bangladesh.

  • Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award– Bachelor’s Degree
  • Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at University of Toronto- Bachelor’s Degree
  • Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award at University of British Columbia- Bachelor’s Degree
  • University of Calgary International Entrance Scholarship- Bachelor’s Degree
  • Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)- PhD Degree
  • FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship- Masters/PhD

Best University list to Study in Canada

  • Toronto’s University of Toronto
  • Montreal’s McGill University.
  • Université de Montréal
  • The University of Waterloo
  • Western University
  • The University of Alberta

How to Apply as an International Student?

To apply as an international student you have to follow the steps below:

  • Comprehend the requirements
  • Make your choice of courses and institutions
  • Test your language proficiency
  • Send your application to universities
  • Obtain a Study Permit

The Application Process for Admission

For the admission application process in Canadian universities, you would need to determine your preferred course and institution and then choose a backup option or two. Please ensure you provide accurate information on the application form, which is supported by documentary evidence. You will now have to wait for your acceptance. Your acceptance letter will be sent after your application gets selected.

Visa Requirements for Studying in Canada from Bangladesh

A Canadian Student Permit or student visa will be required in order for you to study in Canada from Bangladesh, which will be either an Electronic Travel Authorization or a Temporary Resident Visa, depending on your home country. IDP makes sure that it is easy for you to apply for your visa despite the fact that it is a tedious task. As part of our service, we provide our clients with the latest information on visas and help them prepare for their visa interviews.


If Canada is a study destination for you as an international student, this brief guideline will help you take the first step to your highest education. If you have any questions in your mind you are always welcome to contact us.


University of Regina, Lakehead University, MacEwan University, Niagara College, King’s University College, Camosun College, Vancouver Community College, etc are some universities that accept low CGPA holders. You can check the websites for more details.

Yes. Some universities do accept a 3-year bachelor’s degree due to some conditions.

There are 3 main intakes to get admitted to study in Canada. They are- summer, fall and winter.

Business and Finance, Computer Science and IT, Engineering, Health and Medicine and Media and Journalism are some of the good courses in Canada.

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