New Zealand

Quick Facts about New Zealand

  • Location: South Pacific Ocean (Southeast of Australia, below the pacific island and above Antarctica) Size: A little bigger than UK or Japan
  • Population: 4.69 million (2016)
  • Main cities: Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin
  • Capital City: Wellington
  • Climate: Summer (December to March) Average 20 to 30 degree Celsius Winter (June to August) 10 to 15 degree Celsius Language(s): English and Maori (Official)
  • Ethnic mix: 65% European, 14% Maori, 9% Asian, 7% Pacific Islander 5%, Others and 1% Hobbit Major Religion: Nearly 50% of the population is Christians
  • Sports: Rugby, Cricket, Golf
  • Currency: NZ $ (1 NZ$ = 46.2 INR approx. as of August -2017)

Vital Economic statistics

  • Per Capita Income = 36842US $ and above.
  • GDP 185.02 billion US $, growth rate 1.2%.
  • The minimum hourly wages is 15.75 NZ$ (source:- www.employment.govt.nz)

Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges

8 Universities
  • Auckland University of Technology, Auckland
  • Lincoln University, Christchurch
  • Massey University, Palmerstone
  • University of Auckland, Auckland
  • University of Canterbury, Christchurch
  • University of Otago, Dunedin
  • University of Waikato, Hamilton
  • Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
16 Polytechnics
  • ARA Institute of Technology, Christchurch
  • Eastern Institute of Technology,
  • Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland
  • Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), Nelson and Marlborough, Auckland
  • Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Rotorua and Tauranga
  • Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton
  • Wellington Institute of Technology, Wellington
  • Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Auckland
  • Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill
  • Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin
  • North Tec.
  • Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland
  • Universal College of Learning.
  • Mahurangi Technical Institute
  • Tai Poutini Polytechnic
  • The Open Polytechnic
Private Training Establishment
  • AIS St. Helens : Aspire 2 Group with N.tec and Queens Academy
  • Pacific International Hotel Management School
  • Newton College of Business and Technology
  • EDENZ : New Zealand Academy of studies
  • New Zealand School of Travel & Tourism Auckland wise institute
  • New Zealand Institute of Studies & More...

Academic Intakes

  • Major Intakes: February and July
  • Other Intakes: Jan / March / June /Oct (only for Business and IT Program)
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University/ Polytechnic World Ranking (Qs ranking 2017-18)

  • All the NZ universities ranking under 450 as per QS world ranking 2017-18

Education System

  • British Based Education System
  • 15 year education accepted
  • There are 10 different tertiary New Zealand qualification types distributed across Level 1 to 10 (Certificate to PHD)

General Academic and English language Requirements

Degree Requirements IELTS/ PTE/ TOEFL Requirement
Diploma L5 & L6 12th pass with 50% to 60% 6.0 with no band less than 5.5
(Some institute accept over all 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 for Diploma in Business/ Diploma in Applied Science)
Bachelor L7 12th Pass with 60%
Graduate Diploma L7 Bachelor with 55% to 60%
Post Graduate Diploma L8 Bachelor with 60% and more 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
Master Programme L9 Bachelor with 60% + 2yrs Work Exp 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
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Estimated Annual Cost of Education*

  • Tuition Fee: 18,000 to 32,000 NZD = 8,31,000 to 14,78,000 INR
  • Cost of Living: 15,000 NZD = 6,93,000 INR
  • INR @ 1 NZD = 46.21 INR (as of August-2017)

Major Programs

  • Business - Marketing Management, Accounting Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt,
  • Engineering- Mechanical/ Power/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Civil / Construction/ Quantity Surveying/ IT- Software, Networking, ICT
  • Health & Science: - Health care, Health and Rehabilitation, Agriculture Science, Applied Science, Biomedical, Biotechnology Food and Nutrition Science, Diary, Forestry, Nursing and Midwifery, Geology
  • Other:- Education, Early childhood, Teaching, Visual Arts and Design and Etc.

Student Visa - Required Funds

  • Tuition fees paid after Visa Approval
  • A minimum one year total cost has to be shown for student visa, saved for a period of 6 months.
  • In absence of the savings, applicants can apply under FTS (Funds Transfer Scheme)
  • Under FTS, student has to pay one year total tuition fee at the chosen educational institution and transfer an amount of 15,000 NZD after Approval in Principal (AIP) of the Student Visa.
  • For courses of duration of more than one year, payment plan for the subsequent years have to be shown.

Funding Details

  • Education Loan
  • Bank Balance
  • Fixed Deposits
  • PPF / PF / EPF/ GPF with withdrawal Amount

Sponsors:

  • Parents and Parents in Law
  • Both Grand Parents
  • Siblings