Study Abroad FAQs

It depends on the type of program. If the student is able to showcase their interest and capability universities allow change of stream.

Studying abroad is expensive if you are looking for a destination that doesn’t fit your budget. However, studying abroad could be affordable if planned well. If you apply for scholarships or education loans at the right time, you can save yourself from the financial burden of studying abroad.

No matter however assuring the process is, you would want to speak to students who had already made it abroad and learn about their experience. Our counsellors can put you in touch with Indian students who have earlier studied abroad or are further ahead in the study abroad journey. If connecting with those students will help you gain a better perspective about education abroad, then go ahead and ask this question to your study abroad consultant!

Facing a rejection shouldn’t make you feel dejected. If you get rejected by the university that you have chosen for your studies, you can apply to some other university, which offers programs that are a close match to your choices. Who knows, that might turn out to be the best one for you!

To make your education overseas affordable, you must find ways to sponsor or fund your education. Some of the options available are: university scholarships, government scholarships, grants, fellowships, education loan and part-time work options. Read more about the same in the countries section of various countries like CanadaAustraliaU.K., USA, and more on our website.

There is no problem with applying for a study, visit or work visa on your own, if you have done your homework on the immigration process thoroughly. But note that without proper guidance on complex immigration rules & updates, there is a high chance of your visa application turned down if your application doesn’t meet standard requirements.

The overall cost will ultimately depend on a variety of factors including your destination city, cost of living, personal expenses, the fees charged by your university, additional costs like insurance etc. There are many state universities which offer quality education at marginal costs compared to private universities. Many of these courses may be within your budget; make sure to ask the consultant about price comparison between various universities.

Language can be a major concern, however, if you are going to an English-speaking country - you only have to take care of it.  You can improve your skills and learn the language which would be an addition to your time you stay in abroad. You can also opt for programs from the help of TPSC, and we are determined to help you get proper learning of the language.

  1. Birth Certificates
  2. SSCE Results (Certificate and Statement of Results)
  3. BSc Certificate or Statement of Results (For Post Graduates)
  4. Academic Transcripts
  5. Valid Means of Identification
  6. Reference Letter (Personal and Academic)
  7. Recommendation Letter
  8. Essay Write-ups
  9. Personal Copy of your Essays (Differs from Schools)
  10. GRE/GMAT or TOEFL/IELTs (Differs from Schools) and etc.

However, you can check the specific requirements for the specific countries like CanadaAustraliaU.K., USA, and more on our website.

  1. Be enrolled at a designated learning institution
  2. Show proof of funds to cover your tuition fees, living costs, return travel
  3. Have no criminal record
  4. Be in good health (you might need to complete a medical exam)
  5. Prove that you will be leaving the country after your studies (for some countries)

  1. Be enrolled at a designated learning institution
  2. Show proof of funds to cover your tuition fees, living costs, return travel
  3. Have no criminal record
  4. Be in good health (you might need to complete a medical exam)
  5. Prove that you will be leaving the country after your studies (for some countries)

Eligibility requirements varies from one institution to another. Typically however, students must be at least in their second year at time of departure. The minimum cumulative GPA usually varies between 2.50 to 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, while more competitive programs have a higher GPA requirement. Other qualifications may include a personal statement or letter of recommendation. We are here to provide you the specifics, and plan accordingly so you can meet all of the requirements by the time you want to study abroad.

The factors to consider before studying in a country are, affordable school fees, possibility of international students working there, low cost of living, availability of good accommodation for students, what percent of Indian students visit that country for studies, and how safe the place is.

Yes, very possible. They have a flexible style of teaching that ensures student have a perfect study-life balance and also get to work part-time if they want. Check the requirements and work rights of CanadaAustraliaU.K., USA, and more on our website.

Yes, you can. However, there are certain requirements and eligibility criteria stipulated by a number of universities and scholarship bodies before you can study abroad. Check the specific requirements for the country of your choice in our countries page.

If you are planning to study abroad, you should definitely do it, because it opens you up to new opportunities, new people, and also let’s you experience other cultures. Studying abroad also makes it easy for you to travel internationally without much problems from immigration. Read more about the specific countries in our countries section.


The SOPs do not differ in accordance with the countries, the main thing to note is concluding all the sections as mentioned in our guidelines.

In general, no, you don’t need to put your name on your SOP. The reason is that your statement is a part of your larger application which already has your name throughout it. However, it is important to look at the specific requirements for the program you’re applying to. If the requirements for your program say that you should include your name, then you should follow those directions.

Unless otherwise noted one to two pages in a standard font and size is typical. It all depends on the country and the college that you are applying for.

  1. Talking too much about your childhood fantasies
  2. Beating around the bush and not paying attention to career goals
  3. Not giving it enough time
  4. Not taking a second opinion
  5. Taking too much external help
  6. Not conducting your research
  7. Writing more or less than the needed (not understanding the value of space and word limit)
  8. Being too direct or too casual in the beginning and conclusion
  9. Using jargons or technical terms more often
  10. Never copy your SOP or essay from your friends or the internet

The statement of purpose (SoP) is an integral part of your application for graduate admission and consideration for merit-based financial support.
It is used to understand your academic interests, and to evaluate your aptitude and preparation for graduate work, as well as your fit with the proposed program of study. It is also used to assess your ability to write coherent and convincing prose.


  1. Flexible: Test dates are available almost for over 360 days in a year in over 250 centers worldwide.
  2. Fast: Results are declared typically within 5 working days.
  3. Fair: Since the test uses computerized marking, it ensures that all test takers are scored accurately and impartially.
  4. Secure: Various measures are taken to ensure test security like randomized test forms, palm-vein scanning and data forensics.
  5. Unlimited: Test takers can send their test results to as many Universities or Institutions as they like with no extra payment.

It is important that you check the headphone connections carefully.
Supported Operating System: Windows, Linux, Mac
Supported Browser: Latest version of Chrome, Firefox, IE, IE Edge.
Supported Hardware: Headset with Microphone for Desktop or Enable Speaker in Laptop for better visibility and navigation take the test on laptop or desktop.

The mock tests are not auto-scored. However, we do provide the scoring. You can get the score for a particular test at a nominal price. The option is available in the portal after logging In. Our PTE expert will evaluate your test and score it as per the PTE test standards. The scores will be emailed to you within 5 working days. Note that the scoring is not exact but near to the real PTE test.

Yes, all our classes are auto-recorded which you can watch at any time.

TPSC offers multiple types of online coaching which you can book by simply clicking on the "Book Now" button.

All three exams IELTS, PTE, and TOEFL evaluate your English language skills based on four parameters of Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Now the primary question is which test to take? Before arriving at any conclusion, it is important that you consider your requirements or preferences.

The scores of your PTE Academic exam are valid for a period of two years.

There is no limit by Pearson as to how many times a candidate can give the PTE Exam 2021. Candidates can take the exam with a gap of 5 days. So, candidates can take the PTE Academic exam as many times as they want. 

Candidates are often encouraged to visit and revisit their PTE Academic syllabus. Know the PTE Exam Pattern and above all practice as many PTE Sample Papers as possible to leave minimum room for error.

PTE is basically of three kinds, PTE Academic Exam, PTE Academic UKVI and PTE Home. These are the three major PTE English test exams and they all serve a different purpose in the admission process. Do check the article for more information.


For the Paper-based Test
Candidate has to complete the listening, reading and writing section on the same day. The speaking test can be taken up to 7 days before or after the other three modules.
For the Computer delivered Test
You can opt while booking the test, to take the speaking module on the same day or different day from the other modules.

The IELTS score is widely accepted in the countries namely, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, USA and many other places around the world where English is a language in the workplace or classroom.

There is no limit set by the conducting bodies of IELTS for taking the IELTS exam. You can take the IELTS test as many times as you want until you get your dream/target score. However, you have to pay the IELTS test fee for every attempt.

You can join IELTS Coach whether you are going to take the paper-based or computer-based IELTS test. This course will prepare you for all the four sections of the test – Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

IELTS has its exam centers all over India. The test can be taken by you in 78 locations across India. You should choose your location wisely considering that your travel on the day of the exam should not be exhausting. Choose a center with minimal commuting time so that you can remain fresh for attempting the exam. With so many locations, it would be easy to find a test center near your residential place.

In case you wish to change the date of your IELTS Exam, you can do that and request a transfer up to five weeks before the originally booked test date. However, the availability of the next IELTS test date will be the decision of the test center and it is subject to availability.

The IELTS exam score or IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) is valid for two years from the date of the result declaration.

There are two versions of the test are IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. Students or individuals planning to apply for higher studies in an English speaking country are required to clear IELTS Academic. However, those who are planning to go for secondary education, work or a training program should take IELTS general.

Since IELTS is an international English Language test, you can expect British, Canadian, American and Australian accents in the Listening and Speaking sections.

IELTS is accepted by more than 6000 organizations globally that includes education institutions, universities, colleges, multinational companies, business and government organizations.

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