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

12th Standard Math

Students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Commerce or other program for which Math is a required High school Subject and who do not have 12th Standard Math please register and complete an online Alberta Math 30-1 Course of other provincial equivalent. Please contact for further information and options.

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.

Scholarships and Awards

Admission-based scholarships - automatic evaluation!

You are automatically evaluated for these scholarships when you apply for admission. Your eligibility will be based on your high school admission average at the time of your admission offer.

International Admission Scholarship
Top students could receive up to
$5,000 CAD, depending on admission
Regional Excellence Scholarship
Top students from certain regions
could receive up to $5,000 CAD, based
on admission average.
Gold Standard Scholarship
The top 5% of students in each faculty could receive up to $6,000, depending on admission average.

Application-based scholarships - apply early!

You must apply to an undergraduate degree program before you can apply for any entrance scholarships. The deadline for application-based scholarships is January 11, 2023. Check out some of our tips about how to apply or visit our scholarship application form to get started!

Offers will be made starting in early Winter 2023.

President's International Distinction
Students with a superior admission
average and demonstrated leadership
qualities entering their first year of an
undergraduate degree on a Student
Visa Permit could receive up to
$120,000 CAD (payable over 4 years).
International Leader Scholarship
Well-rounded leaders with superior
academics may receive up to $10,000


All Scholarships and Awards

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