Steps for student visa - Australia
Step 1: Attend a counseling session
Attend a counseling session at SARC Office to find out your options relating to study destination, courses available and institutions.
Step 2: Apply for admission
Once you have decided what and where you want to study, we will help you complete the application to the institutions of your choice. At the time of application for admission you will be required to submit several documents including proof of previous academic qualifications, proof of your English language ability, Work experience related documents and copy of passport. (If any) We will also provide you with a checklist for the documents you will need to provide when the time comes to apply for your visa (step 5).Average processing time to obtain admission letter is between 1 to 8 weeks depending on institution and course
Note-Depending on institute policy you may need to show funds equivalent to tuition fee and living expenses to institutions some institutes may interview you as well
Step 3: Pay tuition fees
To accept your offer from an education provider, you must pay the tuition fee. Most Australian institutions require you to pay the first semester fee only. You can choose to pay this fee through either Telegraphic Transfer (TT) or Direct Debit (DD). Once the institutions have received and processed your tuition fee payment, they will issue you with an Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (ECoE). Average processing time to obtain ECoE from institute is between 1 to 4 weeks
Expenses- Tuition fee of institute & SARC processing fee INR 1000 (Non Refundable)
Step 4: Undertake Medicals and PCC
Before lodgment of your application, you will need to undertake a medical examination by one of the doctors approved by the Australian Government. A list of the approved panel doctors can be found by
visiting:http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/overseas/i/india/panel-doctors.htm. Once you have undertaken the medical examination, your doctor will forward the medical reports and documents directly to the visa office. Customer relation office at SARC will assist you to get the appointment with panel doctor
Step 5: Visa lodgment
To lodge your visa application you will need to provide the documents outlined in the checklist we provided you in step 2.
Just like your admission application, We will keep you updated as to the progress of your application and take the hard work out of tracking your application by keeping in contact with the visa office on your behalf.
Step 6: Visa outcome
We will notify you as soon as we know the outcome of your visa application so you can come in and collect your grant letter. In most cases this is a positive response and it means you can also start planning your travel and accommodation for Australia!
Step 7: Travel services
At SARC we can help you organize your travel arrangements to begin your new student life in Australia. Air ticketing, insurance and foreign exchange can all be arranged through us to make studying overseas easier!