• What is SPP?

    Canada is attracting a good number of students from all over India and is fast emerging as a preferred destination for higher education for overseas students, not just from India but from the entire world. And the aim of SPP, which is an administrative framework designed and implemented in partnership between the Canadian visa offices in India and Colleges and Institutes Canada (CIC), is to provide a faster and more efficient student visa application process.

  • What is the minimum budget for studying in Canada under SPP Category?

    It always depends upon which college and program you choose, but consider the average fees to be in the range of CAD $13,000 to CAD $15,000. If you are choosing a 2-year diploma course, your budget would be around 15 lakh rupees, including food and accommodation.

  • What is the academic eligibility for the SPP Program?

    Students must be: 12th pass – HSC / All Diploma holders (10+3, 10+2+3) / All Bachelor’s degrees / All Master’s degrees (Academics should be above 55 % or minimum 2nd class is MUST & have a maximum of 4 – 6 backlogs) and age up to 25 years with genuine work experience.

  • How many backlogs or ATKTs are acceptable under the SPP category?

    Generally, it depends on each individual college’s admission policy, but as per our practical knowledge, a maximum of 4 – 6 backlogs are acceptable.

  • How many bands are required in Academic IELTS examination?

    A minimum overall 6.0 band is required and no band less than 5.5 OR Overall 6.5 band required for PG programs & for programs related to Dental, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, and Nursing – you would need to have an overall 6.5 to 7.0 band depending on the program and college.

  • How do I find information about schools, colleges, universities or other educational institutions in Canada?

    You can find all Canadian colleges and universities’ information on their respective websites OR you can contact us directly and we will advise you according your academic profile.

  • Are there any application fees for Colleges under SPP?

    It depends on the colleges themselves. But thanks to our special tie-ups, we offer Application Fees WAIVER in more than 20 Government colleges/universities in Canada for registered Mayuri students.

  • What are the minimum tuition fees I need to pay before applying for a visa?

    The minimum students need to pay the university or college is the 1st semester’s tuition fees before applying for the visa.

  • What is GIC (Guaranteed Investment Certificate)?

    It is basically a Proof of funds. You are basically giving them an evidence of purchase of a special Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) from a participating Canadian financial institution (Scotia Bank), in the amount of $10,280 CAD that you need to cover your living expenses for the first year in Canada.

  • Is an education loan mandatory to apply for a Canada student visa under SPP program?

    No, an education loan is not mandatory to consider an application under SPP. You can apply under SPP by having an account in Scotia Bank with 10,200 GIC and having paid fees of at least one semester. Yet if you still want to apply under the general category, you can use your education loan to prove existence of funds.

  • What kind of programs are offered in SPP Colleges?

    Most of the SPP Colleges offer Diplomas, Bachelor’s, and Post Graduate Diploma programs.

  • What are the chances of getting a visa in a non-SPP college?

    Applying under the SPP category ensures the file gets priority assessment in terms of processing time and lesser amount of documentation. Under the General Category, the student can be expected to provide more documentation in terms of financial capabilities. But the category you choose has no effect on your chances of getting a visa.