Capital : Ottawa
Largest City : Toronto
Dialing Code : +1
Currency : Cdn
Population : 34.48 Million (CENSUS 2011)
Official Languages: : English And French
Government : Federal Parliamentary Democracy Under Constitutional Monarchy
National Bird : Beaver , Canadian Horse
National Flower : White Trillium
Main Provinces : Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta
Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland And Labrador.
The Name Canada Comes From The St. Lawrence Iroquoian Word Kanata, Meaning “VILLAGE” Or “SETTLEMENT. Canada Is A North American Country Consisting Of Ten Provinces And Three Territories. It Is Located In The Northern Part Of The Continent, It Extends From The Atlantic To The Pacific And Northward Into The Arctic Ocean.
Canada Is A Developed Country, With The Ninth Highest Per Capita Income Globally. It Ranks Among The Highest In International Measurements Of Education, Government Transparency, Civil Liberties, Quality Of Life, And Economic Freedom. Canada Is A Recognized Middle Power And A Member Of Many International Institutions, Including The G7, G8, G20, Iccpr, Nato, Nafta, Oecd, Wto, Commonwealth Of Nations, Francophonie, Oas, Apec, And The United Nations.
The Mandatory School Age Ranges Between 5–7 To 16–18 Years, Contributing To An Adult Literacy Rate Of 99 Percent.
Colleges/ Institutions In Canada
The Student Partners Program (SPP) Colleges In Canada Are As Under :-
Algonquin College, Ontario
Bow Valley College, Alberta
Cambrian College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
Camosun College, British Columbia
Centennial College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
College Of New Caledonia, British Columbia
College Of The Rockies, British Columbia
Columbia College, British Columbia
Conestoga College, Ontario
Confederation College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
Douglas College, British Columbia
Durham College, Ontario
Fanshawe College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
George Brown College, Ontario
Georgian College Of Arts & Technology, Ontario
Grant Macewan University, Alberta
Humber College Institute Of Technology & Advanced Learning, Ontario
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, British Columbia
Lambton College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
Loyalist College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
Marine Institute Of Memorial University, Newfoundland
Medicine Hat College, Alberta
Mohawk College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
Niagara College, Ontario
North Island College, Alberta
Northern Alberta Institute Of Technology, Alberta
Northern College, Ontario
Northern Lights, British Columbia
Okanagan College, British Columbia
Red River College Of Applied Arts, Science & Technology, Manitoba
Selkirk College, British Columbia
Seneca College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
Sheridan College Institute Of Technology & Advanced Learning, Ontario
St-Clair College Of Applied Arts & Technology, Ontario
St. Lawrence College, Ontario
University Of The Fraser Valley, British Columbia
Vancouver Island University, British Columbia
Vancouver Community College, British Columbia
The Non-Spp College & University List
New York Institute Of Technology (NYIT)
Thomson River University
Cape Breton University
University Of Manitoba
Fairleigh Dickinson University
University Of Kings College
Mount Saint Vincent University
Lasalle College International
Nova Scotia Agricultural College
Trinity Western University
Royal Roads University
The Fees Structure Of The Courses Available In Canada Is In The Range Of Cdn 9000 To 12000 P.A. Initially The Candidate Have To Pay Application Fees In The Range Of Cdn 50 To Cdn 200.
The Student Visa Fees Is Rs.6625 Or Cdn 125 And The Visitor Embassy Fees Is Rs.3975/- (SINGLE Entry Visa) And Vfs Charges Are Rs.676/-. The Visa Fee Is Payable In Cash*(Inr Only) Or By Bank Draft Favoring “CANADIAN High Commission”, Or “RECEIVER General For Canada” (INR Or Cad) Payable At New Delhi
Those Who Have Previously Been Refused Any Canadian Study Permit Application Are Not Eligible To Apply Under Spp
A Medical Exam Will Be Required For Study Program Exceeding 6 Months. Spp Applicants Can Undergo Up-Front Medical Examinations
Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) Approximately $10,000 Cad Per Year, Not Including Tuition Fees, To Cover Your Living Expenses. This Requirement Is Fulfilled Through The Purchase Of A Participating Gic, And Evidence That You Have Paid Your Tuition. Once Your Scotia Bank Student Gic Has Been Opened, You May Transfer Funds To Your Account In Canada By Using Any Bank In India In Which You Hold Your Account
Application Form Fully Completed (ALL Questions Answered), Dated And Signed, Indicating Your Personal Mailing Address, Reliable Phone Contact, And Your Personal Email Address (IF You Agree To E-Mail Communications).
Original, Valid Passport For Yourself, As Well As A Photocopy Of The Bio Data Page
Family Information Form And Student Questionnaire (LEAVING No Gaps).
Two Passport Photographs With A White Background For Yourself And Each Family Member Requesting A Visa. The Photographs Should Have Your Name Printed On The Back, Dated And Taken In The Past 6 Months
Letter Of Acceptance From Your Spp Educational Institute In Canada Stating Unconditional Admission, Course Title, Duration Of Study, Level Of Study, Start Date (MULTIPLE Start Dates, If Applicable) And Latest Possible Date Of Admission
Ielts Test Results Taken Within Last 24 Months With Overall Band Not Less Than 6.0, With No Individual Band Lower Than 5.5 For Under Graduate Courses. The Overall Band Not Less Than 6.5 Bands With No Individual Band Lower Than 6.0 For Pg Courses.
Copy Of Receipts For Tuition Payment Provided By The Spp Institution
Photocopy Of The Most Recent Diploma/Leaving Certificate, And Most Recent Mark Sheets (FOR Entire Program; Consolidated Mark Sheets Are Not Acceptable
Web site for the Canadian Delegation to the OECD:
Government of Canada Official Website (www.canada.gc.ca/main_e.html)
Information and service gateways for Canadians, businesses and non-Canadians with a link to the Prime Minister's Office, government agencies and departments and government contacts.
Provincial and Territorial Government Web Sites (www.canada.gc.ca/othergov/prov_e.html)
Government portal to the 10 provinces and 3 territories in Canada.
Agriculture Canada (www.agr.ca/index_e.phtml)
Web Site for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada with information on the Ministry of Agriculture, environment and sustainability, finances and economics, markets and trade, reasearch and innovation and rural and adaptation issues.
Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (www.aecl.ca)
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) is a leading vendor of nuclear power reactors and is wholly-owned by the Government of Canada. This site provides a history of the organisation, as well as general information on nuclear energy, nuclear achievements, annual reports and publications.
Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (www.ccra-adrc.gc.ca/menu-e.html)
Information on customs, taxes, child and family benefits and tax credit programmes.
Canadian Economic Development (www.dec-ced.gc.ca)
Canadian Economic Development Web Site for the Quebec Regions.
Canadian Heritage (www.pch.gc.ca)
The Canadian Heritage Department is responsible for national policies and programs relating to broadcasting, cultural industries, arts, heritage, official languages, Canadian identity, Canadian symbols, exchanges, multiculturalism and sport.
Canadian International Development Agency (www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/INDEX-E.HTM)
CIDA supports sustainable development activities in order to reduce poverty and to contribute to a more secure, equitable and prosperous world. Working with partners in the private and public sectors in Canada and in developing countries, and with international organizations and agencies, CIDA supports foreign aid projects in more than 100 of the poorest countries of the world.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (www.nuclearsafety.gc.ca)
The CNSC is an independent agency of the Government of Canada which regulates nuclear power plants, nuclear research facilities and numerous other uses of nuclear material.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (www.cic.gc.ca/english/index.html)
Portal site for future citizens and immigration to Canada with information on application, policy and regulations.
Council of Ministers of Education of Canada (www.cmec.ca/indexe.stm)
Education is managed by each Canadian territory and province, and the CMEC is a forum for ministers of education to consult and act on matters of mutual interest. The site presents the education system and current issues in Canada.
Department of Finance (www.fin.gc.ca/fin-eng.html)
Finance Canada plans and prepares the federal government's budget, analyzes and designs tax policies, and develops rules and regulations for Canada's banks and other financial institutions. It also monitors economic and financial developments in Canada and provides policy advice on a wide range of economic issues.
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/menu-e.asp)
A comprehensive site with a country profile and information on Canadian foreign policy, trade resources, current and cultural events.
Canadian Trade Policy (www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/trade/menu-e.asp)
Portal to helpful resources for doing business with Canada and for Canadians to do business abroad.
Invest in Canada (www.investincanada.gc.ca/)
This official Web site is a one-stop-shop for exploring and planning foreign investment and new business in Canada.
Environment Canada (www.ec.gc.ca/envhome.html)
Official site of the Canadian Ministry of Environment with current environmental issues and events.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/home-accueil_e.htm)
The DFO's mission is to work toward safe, healthy, productive waters and aquatic ecosystems for the benefit of present and future generations by maintaining the highest possible standards of service to Canadians. The site highlights three main areas of work: conservation and sustainable resource use, scientific excellence and marine safety and environmental protection.
Health Canada (www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/index.htm)
Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health. In partnership with provincial and territorial governments, Health Canada provides national leadership to develop health policy, enforce health regulations, promote disease prevention and enhance healthy living for all Canadians.
Industry Canada (www.ic.gc.ca/cmb/welcomeic.nsf/icPages/Menu-e)
Programme areas of the Canadian Ministry of Industry include developing industry and technology capability, fostering scientific research, setting telecommunications policy, promoting investment and trade, promoting tourism and small business development, and setting rules and services that support the effective operation of the marketplace.
Transport Canada (www.tc.gc.ca/en/menu.htm)
Portal to transportation in Canada with information on the Ministry, means of transportation, public safety and acts and publications.
Bank of Canada (www.bankofcanada.ca)
This site is a valuable resource for economic archives, bond and security information, exchange rates, inflation and monetary policy.
Business Development Bank of Canada (www.bdc.ca/bdc/home/Default.asp)
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is Canada's small business bank. BDC plays a leadership role in delivering timely and relevant financial and management services, with a particular focus on the emerging and exporting sectors of the economy.
Canadian Human Rights Commission (www.chrc-ccdp.ca/menu.asp?l=e)
The Commission provides a wealth of information on human rights and legistlation and policies with a special focus on current issues, such as aboriginal peoples, disability, employment and pay equity, harassment, etc.
International Development Research Centre (www.idrc.ca/)
The International Development Research Centre is a public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research.
National Research Council of Canada (www.nrc.ca/corporate/english/index.html)
NRC, Canada's premier science and technology research organization, is a leader in scientific and technical research, the diffusion of technology and the dissemination of scientific and technical information.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (www.nserc.ca/index.htm)
NSERC's role is to make investments in people, discovery and innovation for the benefit of all Canadians by supporting more than 9,000 students in their advanced studies, by funding more than 8,700 researchers every year and by encouraging more than 1,000 Canadian companies to invest in university research.
Statistics Canada (www.statcan.ca/start.html)
From publications to electronic data, census to survey information Statistics Canada is THE official source for Canadian social and economic statistics and products.
Treasury Board of Canada (www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/home_e.html)
The Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) is a central government agency. In this capacity, its mission is to help the Government of Canada manage its human, financial, information and technology resources. The TBS Internet site is the gateway to policies, directives, regulations and other documents that provide information, advice and guidance to federal departments.