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Australia: About


Makkar Immigration is one of the best Australia visa consultants in Ludhiana that can help you have its study visa in a very short time and at the best service rates. Our expert processing has helped many students reach their destination.

It does not matter if your case for the study visa got rejected. We have handled rejections with positive outcomes. 

We know how students want to be part of this phenomenon country. Seeing others have a wonderful career, they want to achieve more.

The opportunities after studying from Australia are limitless. To know more about Australia and its study visa details go through the following details mentioned below or come straight to us. We are always ready to help you out.

About Australia

Australia is the largest island but the smallest continent in the world. The land area is much bigger than India, but its population is way too less, only about 23 million people. Geographically, Australia is situated 11,000 Km southwest of North America and 3,200 kilometers southeast of Asia.

The weather here is moderate. Only Tasmania and the southeastern mainland areas are the coldest. Summer starts in December and ends in February. March to May is autumn, winter is June to August and spring months are September to November.


Australia has lots of beaches, rivers, rainforests, mountains, deserts and coastal plains. The country comprises of multicultural individuals who have contributed a lot in its development. The range of fine arts along with films, music, theater, painting, and sports has a strong presence in the region.

The public transportation system in Australia is wide and well equipped with trains, buses, trams, ferries. The country has two major national airlines and several regional airlines.

The education offered by Australia is recognized globally for its quality academics. Australian graduates easily find jobs and have held onto strong positions worldwide. If one wants to study further with Australian qualification then they are readily accepted at leading international universities.

Indian students mostly study for:

  • Engineering courses (like Mining and Petroleum) 

  • Information Technology

  • Biotechnology

  • Hospitality & Tourism Management 

  • Accounting

  • Business Administration and Social work

  • Nursing

  • Pharmacy

  • Podiatry 

  • Physiotherapy etc.

Few Australian Universities offer scholarships to international students in PhD programs. However, the Australian government, foreign students own country governments and private Australian organizations offer scholarships.

The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) offer several scholarships for students. 

The scholarships have different eligibility requirements, based on English test score, country, or GPA.


  • Top Australian universities require above 70% marks in senior secondary (12th) to pursue undergraduate courses. For doing Masters 60% is the minimum requirement.

  • IELTS is compulsory. Minimum scores required to pursue the UG course are 6 and 6.5 for PG course.

  • Some Universities do not need work experience to study MBA. However, Melbourne Business School enrollment requires an average GMAT score of 570-600 and 3 to 5 years of work experience.

  • There are some Australian institutions and DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection) that accept TOEFL and PTE scores.



  • The annual tuition fee depends on the chosen university or college in Australia that varies from 16000 to 40000 AU$. The annual living expenses of foreign students would approximately be in the range of 15000 to 20000 AU$.

  • Finding accommodation in Australia is easy. There are on-campus university residence halls, off-campus flats, private accommodation, farm or homestays for international students. Most of the foreign students live in university accommodation as it offers a livelier atmosphere by mingling with other students.


  • An Australian student visa is granted by the Australian DIBP.

  • Foreign students need to have an offer letter and COE (confirmation of enrolment issued by the institution after paying the first-semester Tuition fees). 

  • The main aspect of an Australian student visa is that each foreign student must establish a GTE factor (Genuine Temporary Entrant).

  • Education certificates and financial Documents to show funds to study and live in Australia are mandatory while applying for a visa.

  • A health certificate is also required that determines a student’s physical and mental health. The on-line system (eHealth) process health examination results. It takes a minimum of 4 to 5 working weeks for the visa to arrive.

Work Opportunity

  • Foreign students in Australia can work 40 hours per two weeks during semesters and full-time during their holidays (vacation). Family members can also apply to work in some cases.

  • Part time jobs are easily available in Australia. One can start working in Australia straightaway after arriving here.

  • The country lacks manpower in the fields of Engineering, Information Technology, Nursing and Accounting. So, Australia promotes skilled migrant programs to target people having education and skills that can contribute in enhancing Australian economy.

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