SDS Canada

Updated: Mar 9, 2021

The Canadian Government provides an opportunity to Indian students to study in the country but as a prerequisite, you’ll have to obtain a Study Permit and a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV).Most of the Indian students prefer Student Direct Scheme / SDS Canada while applying to Canada.


Careers N' Options assists students to apply to study in Canada and avail study permit via Student Direct Scheme.


What is the eligibility criteria for SDS ?


To be able to apply for a study permit via SDS ( Student Direct Scheme) , you’ll have to fulfill certain conditions, such as


  • Acceptance from a post-secondary designated learning institution (DLI)

  • Tuition fee paid for your first year of study

  • Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) of CAD10,000

  • Minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS with no band less than 6 or a TEF (Test d’évaluation de français – French language proficiency test) score that is equal to a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) score of at least 7 in each skill (reading, writing, speaking and listening)



If you meet the criteria, you’ll have to submit the following documents:

  • Letter of acceptance from a DLI

  • Proof of payment of tuition fee for your first year of study

  • Proof of Guaranteed Investment Certificate (GIC) payment (certificate/letter of attestation)

  • IELTS TRF or TEF scorecard

  • Copy of your medical examination from an authorised panel of doctors

  • Relevant academic background with complete academic documents

  • Additional requirement of CAQ for students intending to study in Quebec


For more information on SDS Canada please call Careers N' Options team today on our helpline number 7666 377 377. Apply with Careers N' Options to study in Canada. Free consultation and application processing.




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