Gateway to Education: A Guide for Indian Students who are looking to apply for study visa for Australia

It’s a great choice if you have chosen Australia for an abroad education. Australia is always on the top of the list for world-class education for international students and it is a home to 38 QS-ranking Universities. We have explained in 8 steps how you can get an Australia student VISA? what are the Australia Study VISA requirements? and how you can get into your dream university?.

Step 1: Get a valid English language proficiency test score:

International students who are not from English-speaking countries need to take an English language proficiency test to prove their English language ability. Australia accepts multiple English language proficiency test scores including IELTS, TOEFL and PTE. All English language test scores requirements differ from course to course and varies from 5 band to 7 band.

For those who are aiming for Undergraduate: IELTS 6 overall, with 5.5 in each section or an equivalent PTE score.

For those who are aiming for Postgraduate: IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6 in each section or an equivalent PTE score.

Step 2: Find Your Ideal Course and Institution and Apply to it to get CoE

After getting a desired IELTS score you need to select a course and accredited Australian educational institute that suits your profile. We can assist you in this process and make it simple for you how select the proper course and institute.

Firstly, select the course that aligns with your educational background and has good employment scope. For Instance, if you have completed a B.E. in CS (Computer science) then choose IT related master or PG course or go for an MBA as the management program does not have educational background restrictions.

Secondly, choose a state and city where you like to live and study, as it is very crucial factor for getting a part-time job. In a good city, you will get ample of part-time job opportunities as Australia allows international students to work 20 hrs. per week.

Thirdly, select your dream university or college.

After completing all these steps, you will receive the offer letter, after that you need to accept it and pay the tuition deposit fees. The university will provide CoE (Confirmation of Enrolment) this document is essential for your Australia visa process and confirms your eligibility.

Step 3: Create an account with the Australian immigration authorities

Next step after receiving CoE is to create an account with Australian immigration authorities. On Department of Home Affairs website, you have to create an account.

To create an account, you must provide your details, such as your name, email address, and phone number before starting the Student Visa (subclass 500). You will also need to agree to the ImmiAccount terms and conditions.

Next of immiAccount is Australia student visa process where you have to provide supporting documents.

Below listed are the following documents needed at the visa application.
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) policy
  • Valid passport
  • Passport-sized photographs
  • Birth certificate
  • Evidence shows that study program
  • English language proficiency test scorecard
  • PCC
  • Document showcasing previous academic and employment (if applicable)
If you are under than in that you need some more documents such as parental consent

Step 4: Apply for Australia student visa online

Student visa 500 allows students to study and stay for 5 year or less in their country. It is a good idea to apply for Australia study visa at least 120 days before start date of your course to avoid last minute rush.

After commencement of the course, international students can work in Australia which is nearly 40 hours per fortnight.

The total duration of the visa is 5 years; subject to change in study courses.

This visa also allows the holder to come and go from Australia as he or she wishes for 5 years.

Step 5: Australia student visa charges ( Pay the VISA fee and get TRN )

To obtain TRN (Transaction Reference Number) number you must Australia student visa application fee. TRN is a unique number number of your application by which you can track your visa application status.

Currently Australia study visa fee is 650 AUD and this fee is nonrefundable if your visa gets rejected, so we suggest to get a help of expert (form link).

Step 6: Medical Health Checkup

You may have to under Health checkup to live and stay in Australia. TRN will be needed at the time of health checkup. We suggest not to go under health checkup before getting TRN number.

Step 7: Your Visa Verdict

You may have to wait couple of months to get an outcome of Australia student visa (subclass 500) however some time it may more days depending number of applications at Australian immigration authorities and documentation done by student.

We strongly suggest to avoid any mistakes at the time of submitting visa application as it may cause delay or rejection.

Step 8: Get Ready to Fly

Hurry! Now you can book a flight ticket to travel to Australia, wait a minute we have few more suggestions for you.

Book a flight ticket before 60 days of travel.

Do not forget to carry essentials documents: passport, visa, CoE, OSHC policy, and required documents.

Secure Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).

Arrange accommodation in advance (homestays, hostels, or apartments).

Take all required household things, including utensils, cloths so food items so that you can manage initial stay in Australia.



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