Thousands of Canadian Indian students refuse visas, find out what students can do now

August 12, 2021 10:09 AM

Toronto - In the last few weeks, the Canadian embassy has refused to issue visas to thousands of Indian students, which is a matter of concern. Among the students denied visas are thousands whose parents have to pay Canadian college / university fees and G.I. I. Was. They have either sold their houses or lands or taken loans from banks to show accounts and other funds.

Many have taken money from their relatives and paid the fees. For banks, where interest on money is rising, relatives are demanding a refund. According to a report, the Canadian embassy has also denied visas to students who have obtained good marks in IELTS and who are already enrolled in various universities. Students who are frustrated and unsure of their future will now have to re-apply for a visa to begin their studies.

How many students have been denied visas?

According to visa advisers, the Canadian government has denied visas to thousands of students. Even more shocking is the fact that students who have already obtained theoretical visa (AIP) are also being denied travel visas by the authorities. A. I. P. Issued only to students who meet the eligibility criteria and have already passed IELTS with good marks and have deposited one year fees in various universities. Visa advisers acknowledge that denial of visas has been a feature, and the severity of denials has increased in recent weeks. Some students have said that the rejection rate is up to 60 per cent.

Rohit Sethi, Canada's education adviser, said there was a huge backlog of students (about 3 lakh) seeking visas from Canadian authorities. Noting that the backlog was the result of the Covid-19 epidemic and limited flights between the two countries, he said authorities were not able to accommodate all the students in the short term. Rohit Sethi cites examples where students who have not scored well in their class 10th, 12th or Bachelor and have opted for a difficult curriculum are being outright rejected. Similarly, he said that even the extraordinarily intelligent students who want to pursue an easy course are on the radar of the authorities as to why a student from Canada would want to do an equal or easy course again.

What alternatives do students have next?

According to the education advisor, students know the reason for denying their visa within a period of about 35-40 days. After reading the comments made by the authorities, the students can rectify the shortcomings and re-submit their application for visa. Students often fail to present their case clearly in the Statement of Purpose (SOP), which includes why they want to study in Canada, their future careers. What are the plans? Educational counselors with years of experience come in handy for such students because they have their own S.C. . P. And eliminate any distrust and lack of clarity in the visa application. In addition to the score in school, college and IELTS, his financial status has other parameters that make a big difference.



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