Indian Students Rise by 38% for Australian Visas

15 October, 2015

Indian Students Rise by 38% for Australian Visas
For Indian students Australia is a popular destination. In 2013 and 2014 34100 visas were given to Indian students. The Chinese nationals were much lower at 12 percent with 60300 Chinese students being issued student visa.

In 2015 according to international migration outlook the OECD (Organisation for economic cooperation and development) visas granted by international students to Australia. Over the last 3 years 2.92 lakhs in 20313 and 2014 which is 13 percent rise over the before year.

Temporary graduate visa is the major attraction to students. This visa provides opportunity to gain temporary amount of practical experience in Australia. Therefore this visa has 2 streams – post graduate work stream and graduate work stream. An applicant must have qualification in SOL (skilled occupation list). 

Many accountants, developers, solicitors, carpenters, plumbers are covered in skilled occupation list.  Therefore this visa is for 18 months.

According to Australia department of immigration of border protection on 30th June 2015 there were 4419 Indians holding temporary visa representing 16.8% of all visas in the category. In addition to obtain qualify in Australia degree students must apply for subclass 485 visa and the applicant must also meet language requirements. He/she must undergo IELTS test (English language test).

International students must aware event that misleading or false information are lodged to support application. During 2013 and 2014 Australia’s regulated immigration program with 39000 visas Indian nationals.

Skilled workforce India’s continued to be in demand. The number of subclass 457 visas granted to skilled workers in total 22% to 98600 decreased in 2013 to 2014. And for the 2nd year India was the top source country with 24500 visas. India was followed by china and UK with 16700 and 6200 visas.

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