NEW ZEALAND

OVERVIEW

  • NewZealand is located in the Southwest Pacific Oceanand consist soft womain Islands as well as a number of small erones.
  • The principal Islands are the North and South Islands which are separated by the Cook Strait.
  • NewZealandisintheSouthernHemisphere,soJanuaryand
  • February are the warme stmonths,Autumn is from March to May, Winter is from June to August,and Spring runs from September to November.
  • Capital of New Zealand is Wellington but the most popular and happening city is Auckland.
  • The official languages in use in New Zealand are English and Maori.
  • The total population of New Zealand is approximately

4.5 Million while the population of Auckland is1.4 Million.

WHY STUDY IN NEWZEALAND?

  • British based Education System.
  • 1 year Job Search Visa & 2 years Work Visa.
  • PR (Permanent Residency) Opportunity.
  • New Zealand has an international reputation as a provider of quality education.
  • Warm and welcoming environment.
  • 15 years of education is acceptable in NZ.
  • High Quality Living Conditions.

EDUCATION SYSTEM

Level 10 – Doctorate

level 9 – Masters

8- PG diploma, Certificate, Bachelors degree with honors

7 Bachelors degree, graduate diplomas & certificates

6 Diploma

5Diploma

4 Certificate

Types of Educational Institutions in NewZ
  • Universities: There are8Government‐funded universities providing undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
  • Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics : A popular option is to study at one of the 18government funded Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics. They offer a wide variety of programmes which can be both academically and vocationally focused.
  • Private Tertiary and Training Establishments:There are a growing number of private tertiary and training providers offering an alternative study option. They offer a range of programmes including professional certificates, diplomas and degrees in a diverse range of subjects including art, the hospitality industry, computer studies, secretarial studies, quality management, ecotourism and others.
Intakes and Deadlines

Intakes:

  • There are generally two Intakes in New Zealand: February and July.
  • However ITPs and Private Institutes may have different Intakes for different courses. Practically there is an intake every month in some or the other institution resulting inrecruitment throughout the year.

Deadlines:

  • There is no deadline as such in New Zealand but it is recommended to send applications at least 4 months prior to the start date to avoid end moment troubles.

ADMISSION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Academics:

  • For Undergraduate Diploma & Bachelors Degree: 12thwith 50% to 70% range.
  • For Graduate Diploma, PG Diploma, Masters : Bachelors with 55% andabove.

English Language:

  • Undergraduate Diploma, Bachelors Degree & Graduate Diploma: IELTS 6.0 with no bands less then 5.5.

    Few Private institutions will accept IELTS 5.5 (5) for specific UG Diplomas.

  • Post Graduate Diplomas & Masters : IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.

STUDENT WORK RIGHTS

  • Eligible students can work up to 20 hours in any given week during the academic year.
  • Students undertaking a course of 12 months or more may work full‐time during theholidays.
  • Apartnerofaneligiblestudentmayapplyforaworkpermitforfulltimeworkingvalidfor thedurationofthestudycourse,onlyifthestudentisanapplicantforafulltime

Undergraduatecourse(Level7)inareasofabsoluteskillshortageasspecifiedintheLong TermSkillShortageList.HoweverpartnersofallstudentsonstudycourseofLevel8and abovecanworkfulltimewithoutanycondition.

Student Work Rights
  • ThestudentaftercompletionofstudiesinNZandgraduatingcanhold a12monthsGraduateJobSearchvisawhichenableshimtostart workinginanyjob(notrelevanttoqualificationalso).
  • GraduateswithLongTermSkilledJobofferthatisrelevanttotheir qualification,canapplyforaGraduateWorkExperienceVisafortwo yearsaftertheir12monthsGraduateJobSearchVisaisover.
  • ForQualifyingtoWorkafterstudiesthestudentneedstofulfillthe followingAcademicrequirements.
  • Qualification at Level 7 and above for at least 1 academic year.
  • Two years qualification at Level 4‐6. Two qualifications at Level 4‐6 each requiring at least 1 academic year provided the second qualification is at a higher level than the first (2 years studyin New Zealand in total).

JOB SEARCH WORK VISA

Students who have successfully completed in New Zealand a qualification that would qualify for Graduate Job Search Work Visa have toapply within 3 months of completion of their studies for a work visa.

Students will be granted a work visa for a maximum period of 12 months on following conditions:

  1. Applicants must provide a completed work visa application form and fee.
  2. Evidence that they have successfully completed a qualification in New Zealand that meets the study to work qualification requirements.
  3. Evidence thatthey have a minimum of$4200 in funds available to maintain themselves during their stay in New Zealand.

Evidence of an offer of employment is not required.

COST OF EDUCATION

1 NZ$ = Rs. 45/-approx.
Tuition Fees per year 8,00,00011,00,000

Living Cost6,00,0006,00,000

UNIVERSITIES

University of Auckland

University of Otago

University of Canterbury

Victoria University of Wellington

Massey University

Gradway