Admission process to study in Canada

How to get admission in Canada- Application Process

There are a many aspects in an application for studying in Canada – applications forms, test scores, essays, university transcripts and recommendations, as well as background work like short-listing colleges, preparing documents and visa assistance.

An impressive application helps to secure an interview and acceptance in a college of your choice in Canada. XL Pathfinders guides you through the entire process end-to-end making your journey to Canada’s best universities smooth and efficient.

Steps for admissions in Canada universities:

  • Registration

Enroll with XL Pathfinders, India’s premier consultancy and counseling agency to get expert advice and guidance to create a successful student profile, and assistance throughout the process.

  • Profiling

Student profiling is done through discussions on courses of preference, budget and financial status, academic qualifications, work experience and career goals. These criteria help in filtering the options and matching students’ goals with the right university.

  • Standardized Examinations

To be eligible to apply to your preferred university in Canada, standardized examinations are required with appropriate scores. Contact XL Pathfinders team to check requirement, prepare and review results of standardized exams. XL Pathfinders also provides assistance and exam preparatory courses to improve performance.

  • Selection of University and Course

Based on your requirements and profile, XL Pathfinders team helps you shortlist universities and courses best suited to your needs.

  • Editing of documents and Application review

Our team of experts checks and helps you in editing and revising essays, statement of purpose, letters of recommendations and CV. Our experienced professionals review the completed application forms before the final submission to the universities.

  • Preparing for interviews

Interview preparation is important to ensure admission to the chosen university. We provide assistance in preparation through guidance and mock sessions for the admission interview.

  • Visa assistance and Pre-departure

After the acceptance of the student in the university, the next critical step is the visa application with the Canadian High Commission. XL Pathfinders helps you collate and reviews the relevant documents for the visa application and prepares you for the visa interview. Once the visa is approved, we provide you with the necessary information enabling you to make the most of your overseas studies in Canada.


Documents required

It is essential that all your documents are prepared in accordance with the needs of the university being applied to. The basic documents required for Canada are:

  • Attested mark sheets for classes 10 and 12
  • IELTS/TOEFL result (language proficiency evidence)
  • GRE/GMAT (Standardized Examinations)
  • At least two academic references
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume/ CV
  • Passport Size Photos
  • Certificates and Evidence of Performance


Test preparation

Admission procedure for study in Canada mandates standardized examination matching the criteria of the universities and colleges. Depending on the course and university, these are:

  • SAT
  • GRE
  • GMAT

With a record of 100% placements last year, the XL Pathfinders team provides the best mentoring, guidance and required learning skills to maximize your potential and subsequently your scores in these tests.