New Zealand enjoys a global reputation as one of the friendliest and most happening countries of the world, offering world class quality education at affordable costs. The cosmopolitan character of its city life and the clean, green picturesque landscapes of its country side is sure to enchant one and all.
New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main landmasses—the North Island and the South Island and over 700 smaller islands. It is the sixth-largest island country by area, covering 268,021 square kilometres . New Zealand is about 2,000 kilometres east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and 1,000 kilometres south of the islands of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. The country's varied topography and sharp mountain peaks, including the Southern Alps, owe much to tectonic uplift and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand's capital city is Wellington, and its most populous city is Auckland.
Why Study In New Zealand
Programs We Offer
- 2nd most peaceful country in the world
- Temperate climate
- Capital is Wellington
- Currency : New Zealand Dollars
- Official language :English
- Student friendly country
- Can do part time – 20 hours per week and 4 months full vacassion
- Part time wage per hour- 20 New Zealand Dollars
- Spouse friendly country
- Living expense : 15000 Nzd (7.5 lakhs)
- For 12th students: Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Bachelors
- For Degree completed: Pg. Diploma, Graduate Diploma, Masters
Main programs includes:
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Culinary and Tourism
- International Business
- IT related options
- Diploma- Inside Auckland -1 year , Outer Auckland – 2 years
- Graduate Diploma – Inside Auckland 1 year , outer Auckland – 2 years
- Post Graduate Diploma – Inside Auckland – 3 years , Outer Auckland – 3 years
Scholarships in New Zealand
Scholarships are offered by universities in a limited way and completely depend on the student’s profile.
List the popular areas of study in New Zealand
• Tourism & Hospitality Management
• Applied Management, Supply Chain Management
• Computing and Information Technology
• Marketing and Communication
• Construction Engineering, Project Management
• Business with specialization in Accounting
Universities accepting students without IELTS/TOEFL/PTE
- For Bachelors:
Students who have completed 12th from IB board may request for an English Proficiency waiver.
- For Masters :
English Proficiency waiver is also possible for Masters programs, however it will be completely
based on academic profile of the student and the decision is purely at the discretion of the
What is the correct time to start applying for studying in New Zealand ?
It is recommended to start applying at least six months before the start date of the course.
What is the difference between a Graduate Diploma (Level 7) and Post Graduate Diploma (Level 8) course ?
A Graduate Diploma (Level 7) is more of specialised, applied learning coupled with practical knowledge (Industry
led) relating to the under graduation field of study already completed by a student. In contrast a Post Graduate
Diploma (Level 8) course is more academic learning (Research led).
Backlogs are not a problem in NZ, but the overall profile of the student should be good. A good profile means a degree completed within the standard period with an overall percentage of 60% to 75% in the previous
qualification for Bachelors and Masters and likewise 55% to 60% for Undergraduate and Graduate diplomas.
Who all can be the sponsors ?
Parents and only immediate relatives (blood relations) should ideally sponsor the student.
The funds should be at least six months old. If recent funds are to be shown, then documentary evidence in
support of every instance of recent deposits should be provided.
Can you describe FTS ?
FTS is an option given at the discretion of the visa officer to students whose parents/sponsors do not have funds which are 6 months old. The student will need to transfer at least 12 months living expenses (NZD 20,000) to a bank account in NZ - ANZ Bank, in addition to paying the tuition fee of one year.
The amount deposited in the bank is locked in a period of 12 months and then drip fed back to the student on a prearranged basis once he/she reaches New Zealand. The student will get NZ $1,667 per month towards living expense once in NZ.
Once visa is applied, how many days does it take to receive the Approval in Principle ?
It takes around 4-8 weeks to receive an AIP. If a student receives an interview call,
we may expect the decision within 2-3 working days.
What about part time jobs ?
There are numerous part time jobs available for international students. A student can work for 20 hrs.
per week during study time and up to 40 hrs. per week during holidays. The minimum wage rate in New Zealand is $21.2 per hour.
If a visa is rejected once, is it possible to reapply ?
If the student gets a rejection on grounds that can be rectified, we can make the changes in the visa file and
reapply for a positive outcome.
How many times can one apply for Visa if rejected ?
There is no limitation on the number of times one can apply but the grounds for rejection should be such that
there is a possibility for the previous outcome to be overturned with proper rectification.