Canadian research visa rejection fee touches 50%, Punjab college students flip to UK
Bathinda, November 18
With a excessive rejection fee and big backlog for Canadian pupil visas, Punjabi youth is popping to the UK for pupil visas. As per the British Excessive Fee, round 1.20 lakh sponsored research visas have been issued to Indian college students until June 2022 by the UK in a single yr and of those, 40 per cent are Punjabi college students.
Rejected with none cause
I had utilized for a Canadian research visa for September consumption earlier this yr, however my visa was rejected with none cause, so now I’ve utilized for a UK research visa and I’m hopeful of getting it quickly. — A woman pupil from Bathinda
Earlier, Canada was essentially the most sought-after vacation spot for research by college students from Punjab, however with the rejection fee touching 50 per cent, mother and father and dejected college students now want to use to the UK.
The one eligibility for a UK research visa is an total rating of 6 within the IELTS examination with minimal 6 bands in every of its parts — studying, writing, talking and listening.
An immigration advisor stated, “Delay and excessive rejection fee for Canada has dejected college students, who’re these days choosing the UK because it has a 100 per cent success fee with college students requiring solely a 6-band rating in every part of the IELTS exams. Universities within the UK are additionally providing numerous scholarships to the scholars as properly.”
A woman pupil from Bathinda, who had utilized for a Canadian research visa for September consumption earlier this yr, stated, “My visa was rejected with none cause, so now I’ve utilized for a UK research visa and I’m hopeful of getting it quickly.”
Some schooling consultants are of the view that this development is primarily as a result of excessive pendency fee of functions in several classes, fraud documentation by college students in some circumstances, licensing points with sure non-public faculties and rising circumstances of gang wars involving Punjabis in Canada.
Other than the 100% success fee of the UK research visa, one other main cause for the UK getting pupil attraction is that the UK has reopened the work norms that enable college students to work for 2 years after completion of their research course.
This has been completed to facilitate their efforts in repaying their schooling loans. India and the UK are working carefully to assist pupil mobility and create higher alternatives for Indian college students to achieve a world job market.
The launch of the graduate route or the announcement of the Graduate Entrepreneur Visa (Tier 1), which permits graduates with a enterprise thought to arrange their companies within the UK stands as a testomony to the UK’s efforts for extending assist to Indian college students.
Furthermore, many universities within the UK have been focussed on rising relationships with Indian tutorial establishments for selling transnational schooling.