5 things to keep in mind, if moving abroad for studies

moving abroad for studies

The opportunities of moving abroad for studies always attract bright students from our country. It is always an excellent addition to one’s academic qualifications if you have a global experience on your resume. However the process, right from selecting the course to reaching the country and choosing the university you want to study is quite tedious. Apart from the documentary hassles, some very basic information is also not available to students who are planning for the same. Here we try to list out some points which will give a head start to your planning for a admission in a university abroad.


  • Right Course and University:

The course and university we choose should match our academic aspirations and the skill set we possess after our primary and secondary education. The change in environment and culture is a big challenge so familiarity with the academic requirements would be a big help.


  • Guidance from Peers studying there:

It is always good to connect with peers already studying in the university you are planning to apply. It comes as a big plus in understanding the place and planning your stay and other requirements early and once these things are sorted out, you concentrate on studies soon.

  • Arranging Travel Docket:

Preparing an elaborate travel docket with all necessary documents is important to process Visa and immigration requirements. It is critical to get this aspect perfect as travelling abroad to a new country requires a lot of documentation and permission. It is always advisable to consult someone who is an expert in the field to have a travel clearance in the first application.

  • Understand the Country:

It is an added advantage if you are well versed with cultural and religious requirements of the country you are about to travel. It helps to strike a chord with the locals as soon as you reach the city of your choice. If we adjust to the new place in time it helps us to settle down and get to business straight away. Also very importantly it helps avoid any unavoidable hassles that we may face due to lack of cultural knowledge.

  • Communication:

This is a very important requirement and almost considered to be the first step towards our preparations for admission abroad. We have to secure certain grades in exams like PTE or IELTS to be eligible for different countries. The band for countries differs and preparation for the same needs to be started early, as it is a mandatory requirement. PTE is a widely acceptable exam and adds a lot of credibility to the application prepared by the aspiring students.

What is PTE?

PTE Academic, also known as Pearson Test of English Academic is a computer-based English Language Test that offers candidates the not just the fastest but also fairest and most flexible way of proving their English language proficiency for immigration and student visa purposes.

#DefinitelyPTE , but Why?

moving abroad for studies

It is one of the fastest and a flexible way to prove your proficiency. It can be completed in a convenient single three-hour session. The scoring is not at all biased as the test is scored by computer, thus making the test scores consistent. The test can be taken at any of the 200 test centres around the world during 360 days of the year. The results are usually available within 5 business days.

PTE scores are accepted in all Australian, New Zealand and Irish Universities. It is also accepted in a number of universities in UK, USA and Canada. Canadian Mennonite University, Hillfield Strathallan College, University of Prince Edward Island to name a few.

As I mentioned that there are around 200 centres worldwide, here is a list of centres in India:

Aditya Institute of Management, Pune
Atam Public School, Ludhiana, Punjab
Badruka College of Commerce and Arts, Hyderabad
Edwise Consultants Pvt. Ltd. – Coimbatore, Coimbatore
Edwise Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (Chennai), Chennai
Edwise Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (Pune), Pune
Edwise Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
Global Opportunities, New Delhi
Global Reach, Kolkata
Global Reach, Nagpur


I am sure you do not want to miss any opportunity and so preparation for the test is important and to help you with the same there are various preparations courses available. You can choose from a range of packages to suit your preparation needs.

#DefinitelyPTE as this is one of the important factors for moving abroad for studies or even work and can help you achieve your dreams sooner….

Wishing you success!!



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