India

Some great reasons why students from India choose the University of Alberta

  • The University of Alberta is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world
  • The University of Alberta is also ranked number one for graduate employment in Canada
  • Upon graduating from the University of Alberta you can apply for the three year post-graduation work permit
  • Tuition and living costs are very competitive compared to similar ranked institutions in Canada, Australia, the US, and UK
  • Edmonton's Indian community boasts over 40,000 people. Join a local cultural group to feel connected to home.

Entrance Requirements

Completion of Five Academic Subjects

Students applying for admission from high school must show that they have successfully completed five academic subjects. The academic subjects you need to present will vary by program and Faculty. Mathematics is required for engineering, business, and most science programs. Find out which subjects you will need to present for your program of choice with the program finder.

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Admission is based on a competitive average in the required courses for a program.

CBSE and CISCE National Boards

Applicants completing Class XII

Applicants will be evaluated for Early Admission on presentation of the following:

  • Class X board results
  • Predicted Class XII grades

To obtain Final Admission and clear conditions:

  • Presenting final Class XII board results meeting the university's requirements and the information needed to verify them online
  • Applicants who were not offered Early Admission will be evaluated for Final Admission with final Class XII board results

Applicants who have already completed Class XII

Applicants will be evaluated for Final Admission based on the submission of final Class XII board results and the information needed to verify them online.

Indian State Boards

To be considered for a conditional offer, students will need to submit school results for Class XI showing a competitive average and course registration for Class XII, or Class XII mid-year results. The offer will become unconditional upon receipt of the final Class XII board results meeting the university's requirements

GCE: A-level

Information on A-level entry criteria.

US curricula, including AP and IB

Information on entry criteria

English Language Proficiency

Students in CBSE or CISCE schools, who present 75%+ on their final Class XII exams, meet our UAlberta English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirement. For a full list of ways to meet ELP please visit our English language requirements page.

University of Alberta India Centenary Scholarships

Field of Study: Open (any undergraduate program)

Value: $20,000 payable over 4 year

Quantity available: 2

Conditions: Awarded to students on a study permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Alberta from a high school in India. Selection is based on academic standing, demonstrated leadership qualities based on involvement in extracurricular and community activities, and a counsellor or teacher's letter of recommendation. Renewal of funding for the second, third, and fourth years is contingent upon achieving a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a full normal course load at the University of Alberta, while studying on a study permit. Students must have graduated from a high school in India and have less than 24 IB, AP, or A-Level credits when beginning their undergraduate program at the University of Alberta.

Transfer students are not eligible for this scholarship.

Note: Recipient(s) of this scholarship are ineligible to receive the general University of Alberta Centenary Scholarship.

How to apply: In order to apply for this scholarship, you must first apply for admission to a degree program at the University of Alberta. You will receive a CCID and password when you apply for admission and must use this to access the awards application. Students applying for this scholarship can be jointly considered for the Entrance Leadership scholarship. For more information on requirements, and to apply, please visit our scholarships page.

University of Alberta - India First Year Excellence Scholarship

Field of Study: Open (any undergraduate program)

Value: $5,000

Quantity available: variable

Conditions: Awarded to students studying in Canada on a study permit with superior academic achievement entering the first year of a University of Alberta undergraduate degree program from India. Selection based on high school academic standing. Students must have graduated from a high school in India and have less than 24 IB, AP, or A-Level credits when beginning their undergraduate program at the University of Alberta. Transfer Students are not eligible for this scholarship.

Decision timeline: University of Alberta India FYE scholarship offers will be made on a rolling basis at or near the time of offer of admission. Consideration is automatic.

The number of there scholarships is limited and early application is encouraged.

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University of Alberta India Office
email: india@ualberta.ca

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