Queensland university of technology  qut
 
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Brief Introduction

Queensland University of Technology is a major Australian university with a global outlook. It is one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities, and its courses are in high demand. Their graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years. The  university has one of the largest university faculties in Australia and is home to six schools and 23 disciplines.

The Gardens Point campus is located next to the Brisbane River, the Botanic Gardens and Parliament House. The Kelvin Grove campus is about 3km from the centre of the city. 
Awards and recognition:

  • Top 180 World University from the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
  • Top Queensland University under 50 from Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 rankings
  • Top 201-300 World University from the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017
  • Top 1% of business schools worldwide and International triple crown accredited business school
  • Ranked 224th World University in QS World University Rankings
  • 21 disciplines (4-digit FoR Codes) from the University have rated at well above world standard (5) Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, submitted 2018

Infrastructure

The institute has world-class facilities for research, including:

  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers
  • Australian Centre for Robotic Vision
  • Autism CRC
  • Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC
  • CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing
  • CRC for Optimising Resource Extraction
  • CRC for Spatial Information 2
  • Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities
  • Defence Materials Technology Centre
  • Food Agility CRC
  • iMove CRC
  • Institute for Future Environments
  • Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
  • International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health
  • Plant Biosecurity CRC
  • Rail Manufacturing CRC
  • Wound Management Innovation CRC

The university has three branch libraries - Gardens Point Library, Kelvin Grove Library and the Law Library. Each library provides resources and services to support the learning, teaching and research needs of the students.

Residence options

The QUT accommodation service provides students with information and advice on finding and securing accommodation. Students can rent a room in a student residential complex. Alternatively, students can rent an agent-operated student accommodation.

Location

Brisbane is well connected to different parts of the world through direct flights. It takes around 20 minutes to reach the airport from the Gardens Point campus and 12 minutes from the Kelvin Grove campus The Queensland Rail City network provides urban, suburban and inter-urban electric passenger railway services. There are ample bus routes and cabs to reach the campus.

In their free time, students can Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and the cruise along the Brisbane river. If you want a long day out, you can visit the Stradbroke Island on a day trip. Other options are the Botanical Gardens, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art or the Queen Street Mall. Adventurers can go for the  Story Bridge Adventure Climb.

Financial Aid

Scholarships at the university are offered to suit a broad range of skills and experience and not just for academics. There are scholarships for women, athletes, financial hardship, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, and specific courses and study areas.

We will discuss about the scholarships for STEM courses:

Elefteria and John Polichronis Bursary

A grant for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying Economics, Finance or Applied Finance.

Science and Engineering Financial Hardship Bursary

A grant for domestic and international students studying or applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree in science and engineering.

Equity scholarships scheme

A scholarship for low-income students studying in any faculty.

Triple Crown Scholarship

A scholarship for future international students who want to study business.

Jobs and Placements 

There is a Careers and Employment Centre to help students prepare for their professional lives. Students can talk to in-house career counselors to get advice about their study program, how to apply for jobs or how to go about the process of looking for jobs. There is assistance available for writing resumes, cover letter and preparing for job interviews. The Real World Placement programme along with the Work Integrated Learning programmes in classroom help students get non paid, voluntary or paid placement positions to get an idea of a professional workplace while studying at QUT. 
 

School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering

The school carries out research and integrates it into a quality learning experience for students. The disciplines in the department include:

  • Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics
  • Energy and Process Engineering
  • Environmental Technologies
  • Mechanical Systems and Asset Management
  • Molecular Design and Synthesis
  • Nanoscience

The research conducted in the department focuses on innovations in health, environment and sustainable resources in the areas of new medical treatments and devices for the identification and assessment of pollutants and air quality. In 2016, the department was awarded over $14M in research to deliver innovations that help the people, economy and environment.

The undergraduate courses offered by the department are:

Engineering (Honours)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical Process)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronics)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Medical)

Chemistry

  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)

Physics

  • Bachelor of Science (Physics)

The school also provides a Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted by Science and Engineering Faculty).

The graduate courses on offer are: 

Master of Applied Science (Medical Physics): The graduate programme helps students to have a career in the medical and health physics discipline. Graduates of this discipline can find employment in hospitals, health departments, tertiary institutions and medical instrumentation companies. The course takes 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time to complete.

Master of Engineering: The graduate programme improves students’ capabilities in information literacy, problem solving, application of theory, engineering design, etc. Students can choose from specialisations in:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering

Students are required to complete 96 credit points.
The international students can be admitted to:

  • Master of Engineering and Master of Project Management package
  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Engineering package

Students could either opt for a 1-year full-time or 2-year part-time course.

Master of Philosophy

Master of Professional Engineering: This programme is for practising engineers who want to learn advanced knowledge and skills in a chosen engineering field or want to move into an engineering management role.

Students have to choose from two streams as a part of this major:

Mechanical engineering stream: Provides advanced theoretical understanding and knowledge of engineering practices in mechanical engineering. It focuses on the technical discipline area, sustainable and ethical considerations, and evidence-based practices.

Mechanical and management stream: It leads to a specialisation in mechanical engineering. It combines a formal qualification in management with advanced mechanical engineering skills and knowledge.

The facilities that are available in the department are:

  • Central Analytical Research Facility
  • Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
  • Medical Engineering Research Facility (MERF)
  • Translational Research Institute

School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment

The school provides courses that address real-world solutions in the building, construction and transport industries. The disciplines offered by the school are: Civil Engineering, Construction and Project Management, and Property and Planning. The school has partnered with QUT's Institute for Future Environments and Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation with a focus on solving global challenges.

The undergrad courses offered by the school are:

  • Engineering: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)
  • Property Economics: Bachelor of Property Economics
  • Urban Development: Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours)

Graduate courses on offer are:

Master of Engineering: This course prepares professional engineers for careers which require advanced knowledge in the specialist fields of electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. 

Students have to complete 96 credit points of course units.

International students  can go for a combined masters package in either of the programme  options :

  • Master of Engineering and Master of Project Management package
  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Engineering package

The programme takes 1 year for full-time and 2 years for part-time.

Master of Engineering Management: Students can study quality control, organisational infrastructure management, and development of decision support systems in this programme. Students are taught an integrated computer-based approach to monitor and manage internal and external resources of an organisation including tangible assets, financial resources, materials and human resources. It facilitates the flow of information between all business functions inside the organisation and manages connections to outside stakeholders.

Students have to complete 96 credit points of course units. 

International students can go for a combined masters package in either of:

  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Engineering package
  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Project Management package

The programme takes 1 year for full-time and 2 years for part-time.

Master of Professional Engineering: The programme is ideal for practising engineers who want advanced, cutting-edge knowledge and skills in an engineering field or want to move to an engineering management role. This two-year course provides a developmental path for professional engineers to master skills and the interaction of disciplines.

Students can choose from three streams as part of this major:

  1. The civil engineering stream: Covers a broad spectrum of civil engineering disciplines, expanding the knowledge gained in undergraduate degrees and allowing one to apply it to complex problems. The course will deal with the future challenges in the sustainability of civil infrastructure with respect to global warming and population growth.
  2. The civil and construction stream: Provides advanced studies in design, building and maintenance of civil infrastructures, while expanding the knowledge gained in undergraduate degrees. It explores the sustainability of buildings, roads and utility networks in the context of future challenges to prepare students for a changing world.
  3. The civil and management stream: Provides advanced studies in the broad spectrum of civil engineering disciplines, expanding the knowledge gained in undergraduate degrees and complementing it with relevant management theory and practice in preparation to prepare students to solve complex tasks in managing civil engineering projects.

Master of Project Management: This course provides knowledge and experience in managing projects in professional organisations. It addresses the main concepts and methodologies of project management and provides opportunities for advanced study for cognate students.

The combined masters packages allow students to complete two masters degrees in just two years. Students can choose from:

  • Master of Engineering and Master of Project Management
  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Project Management
  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Engineering.

The course structure consists of 144 credit points (12 units). 

Master of Philosophy

The main research areas of the department are:

  • Construction engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Structural engineering
  • Transport engineering
  • Water resources and hydrologic engineering

The school has a lot of partners including:

  • Adbri/Hanson/Besser Masonry
  • Australian Rail Track Corporation
  • Boral Masonry
  • Brisbane Airport Corporation
  • Brisbane City Council
  • Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The research conducted by the department involves an analysis of people and their behaviours in different situations and contexts. Students are interested in understanding people’s perceptions, their behaviours and their experiences as they engage with video games and interactive technology.

The department’s industry and community partners include:

  • Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC)
  • The Binary Mill
  • Brisbane Airport Corporation
  • Endeavour Foundation
  • The Mater Hospital
  • Microsoft
  • Suncorp

Master of Data Analytics helps to solve domain-relevant problems by synthesising knowledge from mathematics, statistics, computer science, information systems and business process management.

The students must complete 192 credit points of course units.

It is 2 year-full-time programme.

Master of Engineering - This course  prepares professional engineers for careers which require advanced and practical engineering knowledge in specialist fields such as electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. It will provides the required skills to address the problems in a creative way. 
 
Master of Information Technology - Students in this programme will get to acquire advanced knowledge in the discipline of information technology and formulate the best IT solutions.

This program will make you eligible for senior IT-related positions of higher degree research by equipping you with the specialist knowledge and skills. Students are most likely to work in areas of cyber security and networking, enterprise systems, and data science. This program can be completed in 2 years full-time of 4 years part-time.  
 
Master of Professional Engineering - This program is for those practicing engineering who are seeking advanced and cutting-edge knowledge in a select field or want to move to an engineering management role.  Students become capable of managing complex projects and respond to the challenges of the contemporary times. 

Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted by Science and Engineering Faculty)

Master of Philosophy

School of Information Systems

The program examines business-IT alignment issues through appropriate theory and skill development. The school wishes to set the template for the future of this field through excellent teaching, research and services for industry. Their disciplines include:

  • Business Process Management
  • Information Science
  • Service Science

The teaching and research prioritise different specialised areas including:

  • business process management
  • enterprise architecture and systems
  • information management
  • process automation and mining
  • social media/networks

The department offers a Bachelor’s course in Information Technology (Information Systems).

Master of Business Process Management: In this programme, students have to study corporate systems and business process management, project management, IT consulting, enterprise architecture, enterprise systems, and information management with business processes.The programme can be completed in 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time. In this course, students can undertake project-based units that require them to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in the development of BPM related artefacts, use real world and research-inspired problems, use advanced analytical, conceptual and logical thinking processes to solve novel and complex problems, cover relevant contemporary BPM and interpersonal capabilities necessary to move into senior professional positions.

Students are required to complete 144 credit points of units.

Business - The QUT Business School offers bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD programs in the following areas of study: 

  • Accounting, economics and finance
  • Advertising, marketing and PR
  • Communication
  • International business
  • Leadership and MBA
  • Management and HR
  • Philanthropy and non-profit

Other departments: 

Creative Industries

The department brings together a range of creative disciplines, encourages collaboration that's reflective of the real-world creative industries, and courses that ensure that the students have a job-ready balance of communication skills and creative thinking. There are an array of bachelor’s and Master’s  degrees. 

Education

The university has been imparting courses on education for teachers for over 50 years. The University is one of country’s largest providers of undergraduate and postgraduate education for teachers with around 4,500 students and 200 staff. Their research is of the highest quality in Australia, rated above world standard in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) national report. 

Health

The flexible degree options provided by the university let you pursue studies across health disciplines. The Faculty of Health comprises of seven schools covering a range of areas in the field of health:

  • School of Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Clinical Sciences
  • School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Optometry and Vision Science
  • School of Psychology and Counselling
  • School of Public Health and Social Work

 Law 

The School  of Law teaches practical skills and are home to world-leading researchers. The real-world course models and outstanding facilities make the department one of Australia's most highly regarded law schools. The Law Library offers extensive resources and study spaces and the courtrooms provide a realistic setting for students to practice advocacy and courtroom procedure.

Annual fees for Indians $30,200
Annual off-campus living $7,600
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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All You Need To Know About WES Evaluation | GyanDhan
<p> Published date: 27 Nov 2020 Updated on: 27 Nov 2020 &nbsp; Planning to study in Canada or the USA? You will have to provide your GRA scores that need to be according to American calculations. Therefore, the scores you will provide need to be converted. It's the point in your journey where you will have to take the help of World Education Services (WES) credit evaluation.&nbsp; WES is one of the largest credential evaluation services that make it easier to understand and recognize by the educational institutions and employers in the US and Canada. This evaluation will provide you with academic equivalents for your credentials so that you can pursue further education or look for a job in these countries. WES evaluations are recognized throughout the USA and Canada. It is the largest and among the oldest of the evaluation services and is also a founding member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services). When should you get your credentials evaluated by WES? If you have completed your education outside of the US or Canada and want to go to study or work in these countries, a WES credit evaluation can help you make the right decision by making you understand how your academic credentials are viewed in the USA and Canada. This information can be used in applying to the schools that are apt for your educational background. In case if you are looking for job opportunities in these nations, this evaluation will help you figure out the positions for which you the required educational background. How to apply for a WES evaluation? Step 1- Apply to WES on their website and get a reference number. Step 2- Arrange all the documents required and get them sent to WES by your college along with the full payment in form of DD in a sealed envelope, as per the format stated on the WES website. WES does not accept the documents sent by students, agents, or anyone else. As soon as the WES receives the documents, its staff examines and verifies it. After verification, they proceed to the evaluation process. Step 3- Once the evaluation is done, WES delivers the report to the institutions you have designated. What are the documents required for WES credit evaluation? The list of required documents varies in the US and Canada according to your country of education, type of education, etc. You can check the list of the required documents on the WES website according to your specifications. Some of the major documents required are: Final or provisional degree certificate Annual statement of marks You don’t need to send the documents of your undergraduate degree if you have any of these degrees: Master of Engineering, Master of Education, Master of Technology, or Master of Philosophy. If your master’s degree does not fall into the categories above, you have to submit your bachelor’s degree documents as well.&nbsp; The documents must be attested with the date and placed in an official sealed envelope signed or stamped across the back flap by the appropriate authentication officer of the college. If the envelope is opened or the stamp or signature is missing across the back flap, WES will reject it right away. The college registrar should also sign the Academic Records Request form which you have to put in the same sealed envelope as your transcripts. Need expert help in getting admission to a university abroad? Fill this form and get in touch with an expert What is included in a WES evaluation? There are three types of evaluations offered by WES: &nbsp;Document-by-Document: This evaluation contains a description of your academic credentials, comprising his/her name, name of the institution attended, year awarded, and major field of study. It also provides the US/Canada equivalent for every credential. Course-by-Course: This evaluation includes all the information covered in the Document-by-Document valuation and also lists all the post-secondary subjects and their corresponding value according to US/Canada grade equivalents. CPA Evaluation: This evaluation is useful for the applicants of Certified Public Accountant exams. How much does the WES evaluation cost? A WES Course-by-Course evaluation costs $160 while a Document-by-Document evaluation costs $100. If a student wants rush service or express delivery, extra charges are applied. Need Help in Study Abroad Admission Counselling Click Here How much time does it take to get the WES evaluation? Typically, WES completes the evaluation process within 7 business days, depending upon the type of service requested by the student. If additional verification, research, or correspondence is required, WES might take more time to evaluate. Therefore, it is always recommended to start the process as early as possible to make certain that your evaluation report is completed timely. Which Indian universities are recognized by the US and Canada WES? WES doesn't have any specific list of institutions recognized. However, if you have attended a duly authorized and recognized institution in India, it is likely that WES US/Canada will evaluate your documents. It is quite easy to understand how important WES evaluation is for students who want to study or get a job in the USA/Canada. To get an idea of your academic scores according to the USA/Canada grade equivalents, you can use the WES GPA calculator. Get your grades evaluated and weigh your chances of securing admission to your dream university. If you need any help in getting admissions abroad, get in touch with GyanDhan, and ward off all your worries. Get expert help in every step of your abroad education journey by allowing us to be your guide throughout! </p> <hr> <small>This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at <a href="https://www.gyandhan.com/blogs/wes-evaluation">https://www.gyandhan.com/blogs/wes-evaluation</a></small> ... Read more

ICICI Bank Education Loan Disbursement Process | GyanDhan
<p> Published date: 25 Nov 2020 Updated on: 25 Nov 2020 &nbsp; Education loans are a boon to students who find personal funds to be less than adequate at most times. With several benefits, they are the best choice for funding abroad education. You should search and explore various education loan options so that you can settle on the best-suited loan product that helps you with your overseas journey.&nbsp; There are many lenders in the market, each with a different loan product. We have a whole series of blogs on different loan products and disbursement processes to help you.&nbsp; In this blog, we are exploring the disbursement process, features, and benefits of the ICICI Bank education loan.&nbsp; What steps are to be taken before the ICICI Bank Education Loan disbursement process?&nbsp; The ICICI Bank education loan process is plain and simple. All you need to do is as follows -&nbsp; Apply for the loan - You can apply for the loan online on the GyanDhan portal after understanding the features and benefits of the ICICI Bank education loan. The entire loan application can be completed online, including submission of the required documents.&nbsp; Submit the required documents - The loan application form requires various documents such as the admission letter, fee structure, KYC documents, collateral documents (if applicable), course-specific documents, etc. GyanDhan will send your case-based document checklist to the registered email of the student, which can be easily uploaded on the portal. ICICI Sanction letter - Once the documents are submitted and verified, the ICICI Bank education loan sanction letter will be sent to the registered email of the applicant. Students are advised to read this letter carefully. Final Loan agreement - On accepting the terms and conditions mentioned in the sanction letter, applicants are required to submit further documents. After which, the bank sends the final loan agreement to be signed by the applicant and the co-applicant(s). The loan amount is disbursed as per the student’s request.&nbsp; What are the ICICI Bank Education loan documents required?&nbsp; The documents required for the ICICI Bank education loan process are as follows -&nbsp; Applicant’s KYC documents - Aadhar card PAN card Valid passport&nbsp; Driver’s license Applicant’s proof of address Tax paid receipt&nbsp; Telephone bill/Electricity bill/Water bill of not more than 3 months old Ration card Academic transcripts - 10th, 12th, and undergraduate mark sheets&nbsp; Test scorecards of GRE/GMAT/TOEFL/IELTS/PTE, if required.&nbsp; Admission letter&nbsp; Fee structure&nbsp; Applicant’s signature proof - Banker’s signature verification Passport copy PAN card Documents required from co-applicant(s) 3 months payslips and proof of any other additional source of income 6 months updated bank statement of salary account Latest Form 16 and ITR Relationship proof (with the applicant) The co-applicant will also have to submit 9-12 post-dated cheques, in case s/he is unable to make an interest payment in a particular month.&nbsp; NACH form There may be additional case-based documents that the applicant will have to submit to complete the application process and to initiate the disbursement process. The documents have to be notarized on stamp paper.&nbsp; Want To Apply For An ICICI Bank Abroad Education Loan? Fill this form and get in touch with an expert What is the ICICI Bank education loan disbursement process?&nbsp; The ICICI Bank education loan disbursement process does not require any additional steps. Once the bank has presented the sanction letter, the applicant has to submit all the above-mentioned documents, as well as any other mentioned in the letter. The applicant can request disbursement of the loan amount after the documents are submitted and verified by the bank. The time taken for disbursal is 15 working days. The process is quick and hassle-free for timely disbursement of loans.&nbsp; Tuition fees - The tuition fee is directly transferred to the university account or the student’s account.&nbsp; Living expenses - Expenses for accommodation, hostel, travel, etc, are transferred to the student’s account for ease of processing. Other expenses - All expenses incurred during studies abroad are covered under the ICICI Bank education loan. The loan amount for the same is transferred to the student’s account.&nbsp; Students should remember to request disbursement at least 2 to 3 weeks before the deadline for fee submission to provide ample time for the bank to process it and to avoid any delays in submitting the fee.&nbsp; What are the features of the ICICI Bank education loan?&nbsp; The ICICI Bank education loans are student-friendly with various features that aid students to pursue abroad education without breaking into a sweat. Some of them are as follows -&nbsp; Loan amount - ICICI Bank offers education loans up to INR 1 crore (with collateral) for overseas education. For education loans without collateral, the bank offer loans up to INR 40 lakhs for postgraduate courses and up to INR 20 lakhs for undergraduate courses.&nbsp; Interest rate - The ICICI Bank education loan interest rate for international studies starts at 11.25% for postgraduate courses. For undergraduate courses, the interest rate starts at 11.75%. The interest rate, however, can differ based on the course and the institute. If the student has secured admission in a top-ranking college, the interest rate can be negotiated. Simple interest is calculated on education loans.&nbsp; Margin Money - The bank does not charge any margin money on loan amounts up to INR 20 lakhs. Margin money for loans above INR 20 lakhs ranges from 5% to 15%. Any scholarship amount or initial fee paid to the university can be included in the margin money.&nbsp; Eligibility - The ICICI Bank education loan eligibility criteria is rather simple - &nbsp; The student should be an Indian national.&nbsp; The student should have secured admission in a recognized university to a degree or diploma course.&nbsp; The student should have successfully completed 10+2 education.&nbsp; Processing fee - The ICICI Bank processing fee is 1% of the loan amount plus applicable taxes.&nbsp; Repayment tenure - The bank offers up to 8 years after the moratorium period ends to repay the loan amount. If the student has pledged collateral, the loan tenure is 10 years post the holiday period.&nbsp; Moratorium period - The loan repayment starts after the completion of the course + 6 months.&nbsp; What are the benefits of the ICICI Bank education loan?&nbsp; The benefits of an ICICI education loan are as follows -&nbsp; Loan coverage - The education loans by the bank will cover any and every expense that is incurred in overseas education. Students can also pledge collateral to get a higher loan amount limit.&nbsp; Wider course and college coverage - Most lenders keep a list of eligible courses and colleges for abroad education. ICICI Bank, on the other hand, gives education loans to practically every course and college provided it is a recognized institute. Instant Education loan - The bank facilitates instant education loans that enable students to get an instant Sanction letter. The ICICI Bank Abroad loan Sanction letter is accepted as a source of funds for student’s admission confirmation. The student can avail of the Instant Education Loan by pledging Fixed Deposit with the bank. The instant loans are pre-approved, and therefore, the sanction letter is sent on the registered email ID of the customer.&nbsp; Interest rates - The ICICI Bank education loan interest rate is dynamic. On securing admission to a reputed and top-ranked college, the rate of interest can be negotiated to a lower figure.&nbsp; Pre-Visa disbursal - The bank offers the option to get the loan amount disbursed as a way to show proof of funds during the visa interview. The bank also has preferential forex rates for international disbursements.&nbsp; Margin money - There is no margin money on loan amounts up to INR 20 lakhs.&nbsp; Tax benefits - Under Section 80E of the Income Tax Act of India, the interest paid on an education loan is tax-deductible. Students can avail of this benefit by taking a loan from the ICICI Bank, as well as any other scheduled bank in India.&nbsp; In addition to this long list of benefits, the bank accepts non-financial co-applicants if the applicant has 3+years of experience and is going for a postgraduate course. There is also no penalty on prepayment of loans.&nbsp; What are the advantages of opting for the GyanDhan Gateway for your education loan?&nbsp; GyanDhan is a one-stop-shop for education loans and abroad studies. We provide services to students that we know would not only benefit the students but also make their abroad journey easy and hassle-free at zero cost to the students. Our Education Loan Counselors (ELC) will discuss the loan options with you before initiating the loan application. After a thorough discussion, the loan process is started with the lender that suits your profile and needs.&nbsp; We have partnered with ICICI Bank and several other major lenders in the market. While approaching a lender might be the first choice of the students, they should consider the benefits of channels like GyanDhan. The loan process is swift and with zero hiccups. The chances of any hindrance are negligible, and if faced, will be resolved immediately by your assigned ELC by contacting the concerned bank official. The ICICI Bank loan application status can be easily tracked on the dashboard of your GyanDhan account.&nbsp; The education loan process with GyanDhan is nothing short of a walk in a park. Just check your loan eligibility here and finance your dream education! </p> <hr> <small>This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at <a href="https://www.gyandhan.com/blogs/icici-bank-loan-disbursement">https://www.gyandhan.com/blogs/icici-bank-loan-disbursement</a></small> ... Read more

WEBINAR- Big Data, Big Paycheck! All about an MS in Business Analytics!
With the surge in the popularity of Big Data related jobs in the world, the Analytics roles are also gaining huge traction. Almost every industry such as technology, financial services, retail, healthcare, travel, FMCG, media, etc. leverage business analytics to gain a competitive edge over the competitors. Because of this astronomical rise in demand for trained business analytics professionals, the job prospects in the field have also augmented manifolds. To explain to you in detail about the MS in Business Analytics- best colleges abroad, eligibility, job prospects, and prerequisites, GyanDhan, in partnership with Galvanize Test Prep, is organizing a webinar "Big Data, Big Paycheck! All about an MS in Business Analytics!". The webinar will be organized on Saturday, 28th Nov 2020 at 11 AM IST. The speaker of the webinar will be Pavithra Srinivasan (Stanford University Alumna). **Highlights for the Session:** * Is my background/profile suitable for an MS in Business Analytics? * Which countries and universities should I apply to? * What kind of jobs will I get after the course? * What prerequisites and courses will be a part of this program? ... Read more

All About Auxilo Education Loan Disbursement Process | GyanDhan
<p> Published date: 21 Nov 2020 Updated on: 21 Nov 2020 &nbsp; There are several Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) offering education loans to students. The most highlighted benefit of these lenders is that the eligibility for an education loan is reasonably relaxed, helping students secure funds for their choice of course and country comfortably.&nbsp; Auxilo is one such lender in the market that offers education loans for abroad studies. Founded in 2017, Auxilo is a pro-education NBFC that believes in the right to education for every student. They offer complete loan coverage, competitive interest rates, flexible repayment options, and several other benefits.&nbsp; In this blog, we are looking at the disbursement process of the Auxilo education loan in detail to help students understand the process.&nbsp; Without further ado, let’s get into it - &nbsp; What are the steps taken before the Auxilo Education Loan disbursement process? The Auxilo education loan process is straightforward and hassle-free for the students. The process is further simplified on applying for the same through GyanDhan. Let’s read about the Auxilo education loan process -&nbsp; Apply for the loan - The simplest way to apply for the Auxilo education loan is to get in touch with GyanDhan. You can apply for the loan after a thorough discussion with our education loan counselor to understand the loan product offered by Auxilo.&nbsp; Submit documents required - The loan application requires students to submit certain documents. Documents and details regarding the institution such as admission date, fee structure, course-specific information, and admission related documents are mandatory for the Auxilo education loan process.&nbsp; Loan Structuring - Auxilo will verify the documents submitted, as well as the enrollment documents. At this point, you will have to get your co-applicant’s signature. Once the documents are verified and your application is analyzed, Auxilo will offer an education loan that is structured and customized exclusively for you.&nbsp; Final loan agreement - On accepting the initial loan offer, you will receive a final loan agreement, which has to be signed by the applicant and all the co-applicants. The loan amount can be disbursed after accepting the final loan agreement. The money can be disbursed as per the student’s convenience.&nbsp; What are the Auxilo Education loan documents required?&nbsp; To complete the loan application and process, the applicant must submit all the mandatory documents. Though the list of documents differ from case to case, some of the commonly asked documents are as follows - Applicant’s KYC documents -&nbsp; Aadhar Card&nbsp; Valid Passport PAN Card Voter Card&nbsp; Driver’s License Applicant’s Proof of Residence -&nbsp; Tax Paid receipt Telephone bill/Electricity bill/Water Bill of not more than 3 months old Ration Card Academic Transcripts - 10th, 12th, and undergraduate mark sheets Test Scorecards of GRE/GMAT/IELTS/TOEFL, if applicable. Applicant’s Signature Proof - Banker’s Signature verification Passport Copy&nbsp; PAN Card&nbsp; Driving License with photograph and individual signature Clearance of Processing Fees cheques - the concerned officer will verify the signature on the application form with the processing fee cheque.&nbsp; Notarized Affidavit&nbsp; Documents Required from Co-Applicant(s) 3 months payslips and proof of any other additional source of income 6 months updated bank statement of salary account Latest Form 16 and ITR Relationship proof (with the applicant) The co-applicant will also have to submit 9-12 post-dated cheques, in case s/he is unable to make an interest payment in a particular month.&nbsp; NACH form Financial documents of the co-applicants vary depending on the type of employment - Private company, Partnership Firm, Trust/Foundations, Proprietorship Firm.&nbsp; For example, for a Partnership, the documents required are -&nbsp; Registration Certificate, if registered Updated and latest Partnership Deed Telephone Bill in the name of the firm Certificate/Registration document issued under GST/Professional Tax or any other authorities.&nbsp; Certificate/License issued by the Municipal Authorities under Shop and Establishment Act.&nbsp; Any other case-based document required by the lender would be informed to the applicant during the loan process, which they will have to get notarized on a stamp paper. What is the Auxilo Education loan Disbursement process?&nbsp; Auxilo disbursement process is easy and effortless. Once the loan formalities, such as submitting additional documents or post-dated cheques, etc. are completed, the loan amount can be disbursed as per the applicant’s request.&nbsp; Tuition Fees - the tuition fees can be either directly transferred to the university or to the student’s account.&nbsp; Living Expenses - the living expenses are transferred to the student’s account.&nbsp; Other Expenses - The Auxilo education loan covers a plethora of expenses. The loan amount can be disbursed to the student’s account for these additional expenses, such as travel expenses, pre-admission costs, etc.&nbsp; Want To Apply For Auxilo Education Loan For Abroad Studies? Fill this form and get in touch with an expert What are the features of the Auxilo education loan?&nbsp; Auxilo education loan is preferred by students to finance their abroad studies on account of the various features. The loans offered by Auxilo are holistic and customized. Let’s look at some of the features of the education loans by Auxilo -&nbsp; Loan amount - There is no cap on the maximum amount you can borrow from Auxilo. If the student and co-applicant profiles are outstanding, the lender will fund the entire cost of education. However, with an average profile, the student can expect to borrow up to INR 40 lakhs.&nbsp; Interest Rate - The Auxilo education loan interest rate is calculated as = Auxilo Base Rate + Spread. The current base rate is 12.70%. The spread is determined based on the student’s profile and the course selected.&nbsp; Eligibility - To be eligible for the Auxilo education loan, students must fulfill the following criteria -&nbsp; The student must be an Indian citizen and 18 years and above.&nbsp; The student must have confirmed admission to a recognized university before the loan amount is disbursed.&nbsp; The loan must be co-signed by an earning co-applicant in India.&nbsp; Processing Fees - The Auxilo loan processing fee can be 2% of the sanction loan amount or as per the Sanction letter.&nbsp; Repayment tenure - The lender offers up to 10 years to repay the loan.&nbsp; What are the benefits of the Auxilo education loan?&nbsp; There are a great many benefits of choosing Auxilo to fund your education. Some of them are as follows -&nbsp; Loan Coverage - Auxilo has your back. Whatever may be the expenses, your loan amount will cover it. Expenses like tuition fees, living expenses, examination fees, travel expenses, etc. are all covered by the loan, meaning zero margin money.&nbsp; No-limit loans - Auxilo has not set an upper limit on the amount that can be borrowed, meaning if the student profile is good, any amount can be sanctioned.&nbsp; Customized loan options - Auxilo studies the profile and needs of the student before presenting a loan offer. There is no fixed loan product as the needs of every student are dynamically different, which the lender takes into account. And therefore, offers customized loan products.&nbsp; Pre-admission loan - Auxilo offers education loans to students who have not yet received an unconditional admission offer. This loan offers the benefit of ‘proof of funds’ to help students receive Confirmation of admission.&nbsp; Pre-Visa Disbursement - Students can opt for pre-visa disbursement to show adequate funds as a testimony as well as ‘proof of funds’ during their visa interview.&nbsp; Wider course and country coverage - There’s a wider coverage in terms of the courses and countries that Auxilo supports. For example, Auxilo provides funds for almost all the courses like undergraduate, postgraduate, professional degrees, diploma courses, technical or professional courses, vocational training, or executive programs. There is also no limit on the number of countries supported.&nbsp; Multiple co-applicants - Many students face the problem of co-applicants in the case of unsecured education loans. To tackle this issue, Auxilo allows multiple co-applicants as well as multi-city co-applicants.&nbsp; What’s the advantage of GyanDhan Gateway for the education loan?&nbsp; GyanDhan knows the value of the right loan and lender to fund abroad education. And to help you get the best services to finance your education, we discuss all the possible options available to you, taking into account your needs and requirements. Further, we have partnered with Auxilo to assist you to get the education loan without any hitch. The entire loan application process can be completed online on GyanDhan’s portal and the Auxilo loan application status can be tracked on the dashboard of your GyanDhan account.&nbsp; GyanDhan assures a swift and hassle-free education loan journey for the students at zero cost to them. 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