Application and Selection Process - MS in Australia

The application and selection process for universities in Australia might seem a little scary. However, all your efforts will bear fruit once you are selected at your target university. All the best!

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Before You Start

  • Make a list of the admission prerequisites and the eligibility criterion for the target colleges/Universities. Application and selection process for different universities may differ from one another. Also, check on any country-specific requirements (if provided)
  • Make sure you have notarised copies of all the original documents.

Online Application

  • Most of the institutions have an online application portal where you can apply for their offered courses.
  • Some universities in the region of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory accept admissions through a centralised organisation called the Universities Admission Centre.
  • Register with your personal details, as mentioned in your Passport.
  • Make sure you check your email inbox regularly. You might be contacted by the Universities. You might get their emails in the spam as well, so be careful while deleting out spams.
  • Upload the scanned documents, records and certificates
  • Fill in the details of the candidate as mentioned in the Passport / any other National Identification Proof
  • Provide email addresses of your recommenders
  • Print the application form, sign it (if required) and upload the acknowledgement. Then proceed to submit the application.
  • After you submit everything, selection process takes a while and duration may vary from university to another.

Initial Profile Evaluation

  • Usually, your profile is evaluated solely based on the online application, with all documents, records and certificates submitted. Selection process may take time and you need to just wait for any changes in the application status. You need to just wait for any changes on the application status.
  • Personal Interview: Sometimes, there might be a Skype call or a telephonic interview, where you will be questioned more to evaluate your candidacy.

Document Verification

  • Sometimes, the universities pass a verdict only based on the online application. You need not give any hard copies of the records and documents if you get selected; your documents shall be verified later when you enrol at the College/University.
  • Instead, institutions might ask you to submit the notarized copies of the documents. The second phase of evaluation is when you provide physical copies. You will then get the final result after a few days.
  • The University/college will send an admit letter only after you confirm your admission at their place via email.

Additional Tips to help with the Selection Process

Follow these to make your application look more attractive and professional.

  • Arrange the records/certificates/documents in the same order as mentioned on the university site.
  • Draft a cover letter, listing all the certificates and documents enclosed and keep it at the top.
  • Use good quality paper to print all the crucial documentation such as SOP, LORs etc. Do not print on both sides.
  • Use paper clips to keep the papers together.
  • Write the name/assigned student ID/assigned application ID on all the important documents with a pencil. This way, your documents won't get mixed with those of other candidates.

Useful Tips

  • If you are not keeping up with the given timeline, you can start a little late and still complete every task before the deadlines.
  • The best time for applications is immediately after the commencement of the application period.
  • Please keep all the documents, certificates and notarized copies ready even before the application period begins. For Australia In 20
  • Applying as soon as the application portal opens makes a positive difference with the selection process.

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