New Zealand, a beautiful and unique country in the South Pacific, where exciting things are happening in Education. New Zealand is becoming the first choice for an increasing number of international students seeking quality education & to explore new ideas in pioneering programmes that will put them at the front in the world job markets of the future.
New Zealand universities, colleges and other New Zealand education institutions offer students a unique learning environment. This is supported by an integrated education system in which students attending New Zealand schools find it easy to make the transition to the next level of education

Why Study In – NEW-ZEALAND

Students who have studied are earning a reputation of being called innovative thinkers and are being addressed as “The New World Class”. It has a progressive education system with state of art facilities. Qualifications are internationally recognized. There are wide range of study opportunities, including state administered primary, secondary schools, universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and private training establishments. The NZQA assures the quality of programme offered by state institutions and a private establishment, which in turn ensures that programmes offered in New Zealand, maintain international recognition.
Equally strong focus on Academics and Welfare
Most of the universities have been taking International students for the last 50 – 60 years and hence have gained a multicultural/national perspective offering a balanced curriculum which finds relevance in work places around the world. The same perspective enables it to offer excellent welfare services to students from around the world. The polytechnics in NZ are known for the programs which are “Read to Enter the Job Markets”.

■ Auckland
■ Hasting
■ Wellington
■ Napier
■ Invercargill

January , April , September , November

■ Under Graduate – 3-4 years
■ Graduate – 1-2 years

■ Accounting
■ Finance
■ Taxation
■ Business Administration
■ Business Management
■ Digital Marketing

■ Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree (if applicable), Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits)
■ Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
■ Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
■ Two academic references
■ Two references from employers (where applicable)
■ Passport sized photographs
■ Statement of Purpose (SOP)
■ Resume/CV

■ Might be either NZ$100 or nil

■ UG – NZ $20000 – $25000 PA
■ PG – NZ $25000 – $38000 PA

■ Student – NZ $15000
■ Can be demonstrated by – family, relatives or family friends

The funds demonstrated should be a bit old. In case it is not then there is a ‘Funds Transfer Scheme’ (FTS) , under which you have to open an account with the ‘Australian New Zealand Bank’ (ANZ) before applying for the Visa and the amount of 15000$ has to be deposited once the Visa is approved. This amount is then given to you as your living expense on a monthly basis

 Student has to apply at least 4-6 months prior to the session.
 Application processing time taken by the university: 2 – 6 weeks
 Mode of application – Scanned and Online mostly

There are plenty of work opportunities available for international students. On a student visa, you are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week through the semester; during vacations you can work up to 40 hours.
The study to work pathway has two steps:
• Post-study work visa (open). This visa gives you up to 12 months to get a job in a field related to your studies. While you are looking for a job in your field you are allowed to work in any job to support yourself.
• Post-study work visa (employer assisted). This visa lets you stay in New Zealand to gain work experience for a further two years (or three years if work experience is required as part of a professional registration). This visa relates to a specific job with a specific employer.
* After your post-study work visa (employer assisted) you may be eligible to
apply for a New Zealand resident visa under the Skilled Migrant Category

  • Apply for Admission in College/University
  • Documents submission
  • Offer letter is received
  • Medical Test
  • PCC (Police Clearance Certificate)
  • Visa Lodgement
  • Telephonic Interview
  • Payment of Tuition Fees

Visa Outcome

Mandatory Documents
 Visa Application Forms
 6 passport size photographs
 Drafts – Immigration & TT services processing fees
 Passport – original and photocopy
 offer letters
 Medical and Police clearance certificate (PCC)
 Original and photocopy of all the academic documents- DMC & degree certificate or provisional degree
 IELTS- original and photocopy
 Statement of purpose
 Original and copy of work experience certificate.
Financial Saving Account Bank Statements and Certificate
Affidavit of Support – Parents and Sponsors with Income Source and other related documents
FTS letter and bank welcome letter (if applicable

Fees – As per the offer letter

Living Expenses –   NZD 15000 per year

Acceptable Funds                                                                              Unacceptable Funds

  • Fixed Deposits. KVP, IVP, NSC
  • Balance in Savings                                                   Shares, debentures, bonds
  • Public Provident Fund (PPF).         Jewelry
  • EPF, GPF, PF.
  • Post office savings.(the total amount has to be

transferred to saving a/c)

  • Capital account in business
  • Bank Loan
  • LIC surrender value


  • PF – Statement or  PF slip, statement and letter from respective department stating withdraw amount.
  • Withdraw able funds will be accepted as acceptable funds by Immigration New Zealand.
  • This statement should be on the company’s letter head where the parents or sponsors are


Bank  Loan:  Student  can  take  educational  bank  loan,  personal  loan  or  term  loan  for education purpose.   Loan letter has to be a sanction loan letter with full terms and conditions, security, repayment etc.  In principal loan letter is not accepted.  Student can take full bank loan for fees and living expenses as well.  Bank loan must describe loan for foreign education, course and university and name of the student. Ideally student should mortgage immovable property of the  family.   If student mortgages any movable  property, than proof and source of those funds must be given to high commission as an attachment with the  bank  loan letter in the visa file. The bank loan must be from nationalized, private or foreign bank only.  Also outsider’s property can be mortgaged and in that case full details in terms of responsibilities, assets, affidavit and income  proof  with  the  cover  letter  from  the  outsider  must  be  submitted  in  the  visa  file.  The amount of bank loan should be in co-ordination with sponsor’s income.


■ If parents are working than the proof required to be kept in file is the salary
slip/statement + IT Returns 3 years – forms 16 , ID proofs ,Pan Card.
■ If parents are doing business than the proof required to be kept in file is the Partnership Deed/Sole Proprietorship proofs, It Returns for last 3 years, Balance Sheet, Sales Tax Certificate, Letter Head, Visiting Card & current Ac transactions, Pan Card.

  • Income proof certificate from Tehsildar
  • J forms or Agriculture bills for one
  • Jamabandi or Fard copy English (agriculture land proof)
  • All the above documents should translated in English and notarized, also

attach a copy in the local language.

Rental income

  • For rental income, show ownership documents and lease Deed, rental receipts

and any other evidence which proves rental income.

* All the above documents should translated in English and notarized, also attach a copy in the local language.

Under Graduate PG Diploma Requirements masters requirements
12th 60% & abovE 65% & above 70% & above
IELTS 6.0 Bands, No band less than5.5 6.5 Bands, No band less than 6.0 7.0 Bands Overall, No band less than 6.5
Study Gaps With legitimate reasoning With proof of work experience With proof of work experience
Backlogs None No more than 10 No more than 5
Work Exp. Not mandatory Not mandatory Not mandatory but recommended