Career Counselling

With so many options for foreign education available, sometimes it becomes confusing for students to pick their study destination. There are cases where such confusion has led to a delay in the academic year. At Fine Education, we are equipped with the finest education counselors who will make sure to resolve your doubts. They will not only aid you in which country to select, but they will help you to select the course that caters to your needs. The counselor will listen to your queries and with proper analysis, provide you with a solution that suits your interest. It will help you to take your decision promptly.

Interview Preparation

The final step to transform your foreign education dream into a reality is the visa interview. Many people don’t exert much importance on this factor and due to that, the dreams of many have been delayed. At Fine Education, we hold interview preparation sessions where the counselor will guide you on the various factors that you must pay attention to in an interview session. Once you follow these steps, clearing the interview session will not be such a scary experience

Meditation classes 

In this age where there are noises and disturbances everywhere, we must devise means to increase our concentration. It is only through this immense concentration and perseverance that we can fulfill our objective. Intending to help students accentuate their concentration and to enjoy mental serenity, we bring you the meditation classes.

These meditation classes are well-drafted for people and will help them to achieve their objectives and live a healthy life. Along with being one of the best education consultancy in Kathmandu, we want to be a prime advocate of mental well-being. Before we dive into the topic of what we shall do in this meditation session, let’s get some brief insight as to the basic know-how regarding meditation.

What is meditation? 

Meditation is an ancient practice that dates back thousands of years and has ties to various religions as well. However, in this blog, we won’t be looking at that. It is a technique that is used to sharpen the mind’s ability to concentrate, find inner awareness, and ultimately, achieve peace. What many people get wrong about meditation is that, it does not transform you into a different person but rather it provides you with a healthy sense of perspective.

Types of meditation 

People need to understand that the term ‘meditation’ is an umbrella term and under it lies various methods. They are:

  • Focused meditation
  • Mantra meditation
  • Movement meditation
  • Progressive meditation
  • Visualization meditation

Along with being a candidate for the best consultancy in Nepal, we provide knowledge about other different aspects too, including meditation.

Benefits of meditation 

Some of the common benefits of meditation are given below:

  • Reduces negative emotions
  • Stress management
  • Improves concentration
  • Provides a new perspective on life

What we do in class

Now that you are aware of what meditation is, let’s understand what happens in our meditation class. Our staff will guide you through the best meditation techniques that you can use to make your mind clear and sharp.

This meditation session will definitely bring out the best in you and will help you in the future too.

TOFEL

The TOEFL exam or ETS TOEFL exam is a standard and globally accepted English language test that assesses a candidate’s ability to read, speak, listen, and write in English. It plays a crucial role in the undergraduate and postgraduate education process overseas. The TOEFL exam began in 1964 and is accepted by thousands of organizations across the globe.

DETAILS OF TOEFL EXAM
The TOEFL exam falls under two different categories. They are:

  • ETS TOEFL-iBT Test: It is the most widely accepted/preferred TOEFL exam. This test is taken through the internet and it comprises four sections namely, reading, speaking, listening, and writing. Candidates take the test on a computer that has a microphone attached to it.
  • ETS-TOEFL-PBT test: The TOEFL PBT is a paper-based English language test. However, this method of examination is not available in Nepal.

WHAT IS THE ETS TOEFL login?
To give the TOEFL exam, one must register for the exam. To do so, you need to visit the ETS TOEFL login page. Through this page, the candidate can perform the following activities:

  • Book an examination date
  • Cancel the examination
  • View the registration
  • Update your personal information

HOW CAN I REGISTER FOR THE TOEFL EXAM?
A candidate can register for the TOEFL exam in the following manner:

  • Create an account on the official ETS website
  • Be sure that you enter the correct identification documents
  • Once you submit the necessary information and create a profile, you will receive a confirmation email
  • Log in with the necessary credentials and click on the ‘Register for a test’
  • Pick the test date and center
  • Finish the TOEFL registration process

TOEFL EXAM FEE IN NEPAL

Here are the details in relation to the TOEFL examination fee

ETS TOEFL EXAM FEE in Nepal Value
Late registration US$50
Registration Fees vary as per test location
Rescheduling US$60
Reinstatement of cancelled scores US$20
Additional score reports (per institution or agency) US$20 each
Speaking or Writing Section score review US$80
Speaking and Writing Section score review US$160
Returned payment US$20

REFUND SCHEME

If the candidate cancels the exam before the four-day deadline, then he will receive a refund amounting to 50% of the original test fee. There are no refunds for other services.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR TOELF EXAM

  • There are no specific criteria as to the age and qualifications that one must possess in order to take the TOEFL exam. However, it is mandatory that you possess a valid passport if you want to take the exam.
  • There are no such limitations as to the number of times a candidate can retake the test. Bear in mind that there has to be time lag of 3 days between two tests.
  • The candidate needs to have a hardcopy of the confirmation email along with a valid registration number from the ETS.

 

TOEFL EXAM SYLLABUS

Here is a brief description about the exam content.

Type No. of Questions TOEFL Exam Duration
TOEFL Reading Section 30-40 54-74 minutes
TOEFL Listening Section 28-38 41-57 minutes
TOEFL Speaking Section 4 tasks 17 minutes
TOEFL Writing Section 2 50 minutes

 

  1. TOEFL Reading Section:
    This section of the TOEFL test checks the candidate’s ability to read passages and answer questions relating to it. The passages relate to academic material and the main objective is to check whether the candidate can comprehend the texts. There are normally 3-4 passages with at least 10 questions for each passage.
  1. TOEFL Listening Section:
    This section of the TOEFL test assesses the candidate’s ability to understand spoken English and answer questions relating to it. The test is done on two stages:
  • Checking the basic comprehension skill of the candidate
  • Checking the candidate’s ability to summarize information and understanding of the subject matter
  1. TOEFL Speaking Section
    Here, the ability of the candidate to speak about real life situations is tested, A topic is given to the candidate and he must speak about it.
  1. TOEFL Writing Section
    The writing section of the TOEFL exam checks whether the candidate’s writing standard are up to the academic standard or not. The writing section is divided into integrated writing task and independent writing task. This section is considered by many to be the most difficult aspect of TOEFL.

TOEFL SCORE RANGE

The TOEFL score is tested on four categories namely reading, listening, speaking, and writing. The band score for each section ranges from 0 to 30. The combined score for the four sections ranges between 0 and 120.

Section TOEFL Score Range Proficiency Level
TOEFL Reading Section 0-30 Poor (0–14)

Average (15–21)

Proficient (22–30)

TOEFL Listening Section 0-30 Poor (0–14)

Average (15–21)

Proficient (22–30)

TOEFL Speaking Section 0-30 Poor(0–9)

Below average (10–17)

Average (18–25)

Proficient (26–30)

TOEFL Writing Section 0-30 Poor – Below average (1–16)

Above average (17–23)

Proficient (24–30)

TOEFL Total Score 120

You can check the results of the test by logging into your TOEFL account. The validity of the TOEFL score is for two years from the actual date of exam.

TOEFL SCORE IN TERMS OF PERCENTILE

Total TOEFL Score Percentile
120 100
116 99
112 97
108 93
104 88
100 81
96 74
92 67
88 59
84 51
80 44
76 37
72 31
68 25
64 20
60 16
56 13
52 10
48 8
44 6
40 4
36 3
32 2
28 1
24 1
20 0
16 0
12 0
8 0
4 0
0 0

TOEFL VS IELTS SCORE

TOEFL IELTS
118-120 9
115-117 8.5
110-114 8
102-109 7.5
94-101 7
79-93 6.5
60-78 6
46-59 5.5
35-45 5
32-34 4.5
0-31 0-4

TOEFL EXAM PREPARATION
If you want to pass the TOEL exam with flying colors, then it is mandatory that you prepare yourself accordingly. Some common methods to prepare for the TOEFL exam comprises of:

  • Enrolling in a coaching institute
  • Reading the required course materials
  • Watching video lectures relating to TOEFL

If you are looking for a place to take the TOEFL exam, then you can visit Fine Education. The staff here are well-trained and they will help you solve any type of query. For additional information, feel free to contact us.

 

PTE

PTE is an abbreviated form for the Pearson Tests of English. Like the TOEFL and IELTS, it is an English language exam that is designed to check the candidate’s expertise in the English language. If you have dreams of studying in an English-speaking country, then you have to take an English language proficiency exam. Thousands of universities across the globe accept the PTE results so you won’t face difficulties after taking this test.

CATEGORIES OF PTE EXAM
The PTE exam is a computerized online language test for both immigration and international education. The major advantage of PTE grading is that it is free from any kind of human objectivity. Generally, there are two types of PTE exams. They are:

  • PTE academic

This test checks the candidates’ ability in reading, writing, speaking, and listening, The duration of the exam is for 3 hours.

  • PTE academic UKVI

This test is designed especially for the UK. This is a secure English test for those that wish to apply for a UK visa. This program is suitable for those that wish to study, work, or live in the UK. As one of the top consultancy in Nepal for UK, you can contact us, for details regarding applying in the UK.

PTE EXAM FEE IN NEPAL

S.no PTE Academic Exam Types PTE Exam Fee in Nepal
1 PTE Academic exam fee in Nepal USD 170
2 PTE Academic UKVI exam fee in Nepal USD 180

REFUND SCHEME
A candidate can apply for a full refund if he cancels the test 14 days before the test date. If the candidate cancels the exam 7 days before the test date, then he is eligible for a 50% refund. If a candidate cancels the exam less than 7 days before the exam, then there will not be any refund facility available.

EXAM RESCHEDULING
Candidates can reschedule their test date by paying additional charges, If a candidate reschedules the test 13-8 days before the actual test date, then he has to pay 50% of the rescheduling fee for the renewed test date. Candidates that reschedule their exam less than 7 days before the actual test date, have to pay the fee in full for the renewed test date.

HOW TO BOOK THE PTE EXAM?

These are the general steps that you need to follow to register for the PTE exam:

  • Create a web account on the official PTE academic website. After opening the account, fill in the details including your passport details
  • Pick the test date and test center that suits you
  • Make the payment
  • Once you make the payment, you will receive an acknowledgment

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PTE
There are no specific requirements that one must possess to take the PTE exam. To take the PTE test, the candidate must be at least 16 years of age. Likewise, there are also no restrictions as to the number of times you can take this exam. The PTE certificate is recognized in countries like Spain, Italy, the UK, the USA, Singapore, and New Zealand.

PTE SYLLABUS
The PTE syllabus is separated into four categories namely speaking, writing, reading, and listening.

  1. PTE speaking and writing

This section is further sub-divided into 8 sub-sections. The total time limit for finish this section is 77-93 minutes.

PTE Personal Introduction With 25 seconds of preparation time, you will have to read out a prompt and tape your personal details within 30 seconds. These details are later sent to different schools.
PTE Read aloud You will be given a transcript. You will have to read the text on the transcript out loud. If you pause for more than 3 seconds, the recording will stop.
PTE Repeating sentences Audio will be played. You will have to repeat the audio in 15 seconds.
PTE Image Description You will observe an image. After observing it for 25 seconds, you will have to describe it in your own words.
PTE Retell lecture Listen to the lecture and summarize it in your own words.
PTE Respond to a short question Listen to the audio and respond to it with a single or multiple words.
PTE Summarize in a single sentence Read the given passage and summarize the important points within 75 words in at least 10 minutes.
PTE Essay writing Write an essay containing 200 – 300 words in 20 minutes.

 

  1. PTE reading

The PTE reading section contains 5 sub sections and it should be completed in 32-40 minutes.

PTE Reading and Writing – Fill in the Blanks Fill in the blanks with the right answers.
PTE Multiple Choice – Multiple answers Read the given passage and choose different multiple right answers.
PTE Reordering paragraphs Reordering the given sentences in the correct order to form a coherent passage.
PTE Fill in the blanks Choose the right word from the dropdown boxes.
PTE Multiple Choice – Single answer Select a single right answer from the option list.

 

  1. PTE listening

The candidate should complete this section in 45-57 minutes.

PTE Summarize spoken test Summarize the audio in about 50-70 words.
PTE Multiple Choice – Multiple answers Carefully listen to the audio and choose numerous correct answers.
PTE Listening and Writing – Fill in the blanks Listen to the audio and fill in the blanks with the exact phrases in the given transcript.
PTE Highlight the perfect summary Listen to the audio and choose the correct summary.
PTE Multiple Choice – Single answer Choose a single right answer from the multiple-choice options.
PTE Find the missing words Listen to the audio, find the missing words.
PTE Highlight the incorrect words Listen to the audio and replace the incorrect words.
PTE Write from dictation Listen to the audio and highlight the wrong words.

PTE RESULTS

PTE SCORE CHART PTE SCORE DESCRIPTION
85 and above
  • Can read and comprehend with ease.
  • Can easily understand spoken English.
  • Can summarize details from various audio sources and written texts.
  • Can express self coherently.
  • Can converse with clarity in complex situations.
Between 76 and 84
  • Can comprehend a range of complex texts with their implicit meaning.
  • Can express themselves without any difficulty.
  • Can communicate effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
Between 59 and 75
  • Can comprehend the main concepts of a complex text.
  • Can communicate with fluency and spontaneity without much difficulty.
Between 51 and 58
  • Can communicate with sufficient command over the language, but makes many errors.
  • Can easily understand standard spoken language.
  • Can share factual information about everyday matters with a certain confidence.
  • Can comprehend most of the details from recorded and broadcast resources.
Between 43 and 50
  • Can comprehend standard language encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can tackle common situations that might arise in places where the language is spoken.
Between 30 and 42
  • Can comprehend phrases and commonly used expressions that are of relevant topics including personal information, shopping, local geography and employment.
  • Can communicate in simple terms their personal background and immediate environment.
Between 10 and 29
  • Can comprehend basic everyday phrases and expressions.
  • Can introduce himself/herself and pose simple questions to others.
  • Can interact with people.

COMPARISON BETWEEN IELTS AND PTE SCORE

PTE Band Score IELTS Band Score
86 and above 9
83-85 8.5
79-82 8
73-78 7.5
65-72 7
59-64 6.5
51-58 6
43-50 5.5
35-42 5
30-34 4.5

PTE PREPARATION
To pass the PTE exam, you need to prepare yourself thoroughly. Whether you plan to self-study or whether you want to take coaching, it is crucial that you study hard. With that in mind, we at Fine Education bring you PTE preparation classes. As one of the best consultancy in Kathmandu, we provide you various facilities under the same roof. If you have any query, be sure to contact us.

IELTS

IELTS is an abbreviated form for the International English Language Testing System. It is a globally recognized and standard English Language assessment examination for students that wish to partake in foreign education. The main objective of IELTS is to assess the English language proficiency of non-native English speakers where the most common language is English. Along with being one of the best abroad student consultancy in Nepal, we at Fine Edu, help students to excel in their IELTS test too.

IMPORTANCE OF IELTS

IELTS is a broadly recognized English language test that is accepted by more than 9,000 organizations internationally. The countries that accept IELTS certification are Australia, Canada, the UK, the USA, New Zealand, and many countries in Europe. IELTS is not only important for academic purposes, but it holds importance for immigration purposes too. IELTS checks the English language skills of an individual through writing, listening, reading, and speaking.

TYPES OF IELTS EXAM
There are three types of IELTS exams. They are:

  1. IELTS academic test: This test is best suited for candidates that wish to enroll in an English-speaking country for their undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
  2. IELTS general test: This test is suitable for candidates that wish to possess English skills that are adequate for a workplace or social circumstances,
  3. IELTS for UKVI: It is a government-approved Secure English Language Test (SLET). It is required for students that need to demonstrate their English language abilities for UK Visa and Immigration application.
  4. FORMAT OF IELTS

The IELTS exam can be taken online (Computer-based exam) and offline (paper-based exam). The exam format for both methods is the same. As the best education consultancy in Kathmandu, we provide students guidance and training to succeed in their exams.

HOW CAN I REGISTER FOR THE IELTS EXAMINATION?

Step 1: Visit the official British Council IELTS registration page
Step 2: Create an account with the British Council IELTS registration page
Step 3: Pick your test center
Step 4: Register for the test and make the payment

While registering, make sure that you have your passport with you. Also, understand that you need to take your passport with you when you sit for the examination.

IELTS EXAM FEE

The fee for different types of IELTS exam in Nepal are:

IELTS Academic and General Training – IELTS exam fee for Paper-Based test NPR. 23,000
IELTS Academic and General Training – IELTS exam fee for Computer-delivered test NPR. 23,500
IELTS exam fee for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) NPR. 26,000

REFUND SCHEME

If the candidate cancels the test on the day of the test, he won’t be eligible for refund. If the candidate cancels the IELTS application within 2 days before the test, then the candidate is eligible for a refund of 25% of the total IELTS exam fee. If the candidate cancels the IELTS application within 14 days before the test, then the candidate is eligible for a refund of 50% of the total IELTS exam fee. If the candidate cancels the IELTS application more than 14 days before the test, then the candidate is eligible for a refund of 75% of the total IELTS exam fee.

RESCHEDULE SCHEME

When a candidate wants to change the test date, he can request to reschedule the exam date at least 5 weeks prior to the previously booked date. The candidate has to pay an additional administrative charge for such rescheduling.

  1. BASIC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR IELTS
  2. The minimum age to take the IELTS examination is 16 years.
  3. There is no restriction on the total number of times that a candidate can take the IELTS examination.
  4. Any candidate that wishes to migrate to an English-speaking country is eligible to take the IELTS exam.
  5. Here are the minimum IELTS score requirements in each country:
Country Minimum band
New Zealand 6.5
Australia 6.5
Canada 6
United Kingdom 5
United States of America 6.5

IELTS SYLLABUS

The IELTS syllabus can be a bit challenging and daunting for some. At Fine Edu, we teach the candidates in such a way that it helps them to excel in it. We pride ourselves in being the top consultancy in Nepal for USA, and our English classes will help you feel that.

Section Description of IELTS syllabus Total no. of Questions Duration
IELTS Listening
Syllabus
This section comprises of four recorded monologues and dialogues. 40 40 minutes
IELTS Reading
Syllabus
This section contains three long passages, and tasks are assigned to each passage. The texts under the reading section are analytical, factual, descriptive, and discursive. It comprises non-verbal content like diagrams and graphs. These texts are taken from newspapers, journal, and books. 40 60 minutes
IELTS Writing
Syllabus
This section consists of two tasks. The first task is an explanation of the given table, graph or diagram in at least 150 words.

The second task is writing an essay of at least 250 words.

2 60 minutes
IELTS Speaking
Syllabus
This is a face-to-face interview that comprises of brief questions and talking in detail about a specific topic. 3 11-14 minutes

 

HOW CAN I CHECK THE IELTS SCORE?

To check the IELTS result, you need to log in to the Test Taker portal. The results will remain online for 28 days. The IELTS results will be valid for two years from the date of declaration of result.

IELTS SCORES- BAND SCORES

The results of an individual are assessed in four different categories namely, Reading, speaking, listening, and writing.

IELTS reading score

IELTS Reading Score – Marks Obtained IELTS Reading Score – IELTS Band
IELTS Reading Score 39-40 9
IELTS Reading Score 37-38 8.5
IELTS Reading Score 35-36 8
IELTS Reading Score 33-34 7.5
IELTS Reading Score 30-32 7
IELTS Reading Score 27-29 6.5
IELTS Reading Score 23-26 6
IELTS Reading Score 19-22 5.5
IELTS Reading Score 15-18 5
IELTS Reading Score 13-14 4.5
IELTS Reading Score 10-12 4
IELTS Reading Score 8-9 3.5
IELTS Reading Score 6-7 3

 

IELTS speaking score

S.no IELTS Speaking Score
1 Band 0
2 Band 1
3 Band 2
4 Band 3
5 Band 4
6 Band 5
7 Band 6
8 Band 7
9 Band 8
10 Band 9

 

IELTS listening score

IELTS Listening Score – Marks Obtained IELTS Listening Score- IELTS Band
IELTS Listening Score 39-40 9
IELTS Listening Score 37-38 8.5
IELTS Listening Score 35-36 8
IELTS Listening Score 32-34 7.5
IELTS Listening Score 30-31 7
IELTS Listening Score 26-29 6.5
IELTS Listening Score 23-25 6
IELTS Listening Score 18-22 5.5
IELTS Listening Score 16-17 5
IELTS Listening Score 13-15 4.5
IELTS Listening Score 11-12 4

 

IELTS writing score

S.no IELTS Writing Score
1 Band 0
2 Band 1
3 Band 2
4 Band 3
5 Band 4
6 Band 5
7 Band 6
8 Band 7
9 Band 8
10 Band 9

 

The IELTS score is the mean average of all the sections. The sum of the score is divided by four and is considered as the total band score. Here is the IELTS score chart:

IELTS BAND SCORE  IELTS BAND SCORE LEVEL  IELTS BAND SCORE PROFICIENCY LEVEL
IELTS BAND SCORE 0 Did not attempt The test taker has not answered any questions
IELTS BAND SCORE 1 Non-user The test taker is incapable of using the language.
IELTS BAND SCORE 2 Intermittent User The test taker finds it extremely difficult to comprehend spoken and written English
IELTS BAND SCORE 3 Extremely Limited User The test taker cannot communicate without frequent breakdowns. They can comprehend fundamental meaning in very familiar situations.
IELTS BAND SCORE 4 Limited User The test taker’s command over the language is minimal, and they find it challenging to comprehend the language.
IELTS BAND SCORE 5 Modest User The test taker has only a partial command over the language. Though they tend to make many errors, they can comprehend the complete meaning in most situations and handle basic communication.
IELTS BAND SCORE 6 Competent User The test taker’s command over the language is effective. There are inaccuracies and misunderstandings, but they can understand the complex language in most situations.
IELTS BAND SCORE 7 Good User The test taker has a strong command over the language with occasional inaccuracies and rare inappropriate use of language. They are capable of handling complex language.
IELTS BAND SCORE 8 Very Good User The test taker has a masterful command over the language and can handle complex argumentations but has occasional inaccuracies and might fail to comprehend certain unfamiliar situations.
IELTS BAND SCORE 9 Expert User The test taker’s use of English is fluent and appropriate and displays complete comprehension.

 

IELTS EXAM PREPARATION

It is crucial that you prepare for IELTS thoroughly if you want to pass this test. Here are some methods that you can use to qualify for your IELTS exam:

  • Understand the test format thoroughly and take a practice test
  • Join an IELTS preparation class

If you are on the lookout for an IELTS preparation class, then do visit Fine Education. Our staff are well versed in this field and they will make sure that you understand the subject matter completely. If you have any doubts, feel free to contact us.

Study In USA

The United States of America (USA) is a dream destination for many people across the world. It is also known as the land of opportunities and through the years, numerous individuals from across the globe have achieved their ‘American Dream’. In terms of education too, the USA is at the forefront of other countries. With its top-class educational institutions and suitable environment for students to grow and prosper, the USA is a favorite for all. As one of the top consultancy in Nepal for USA, here are some of the facts that you should consider before studying in the USA

WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY IN THE USA?

Below are some quick facts that will tell you the reason behind the immense popularity of US education and why you should also pursue it.

Ivy League Schools The Ivy league schools are some of the oldest and finest universities in the world. These universities are famous for providing world-class education and the alumni from these universities have gone on creating a wonderful impact on their respective fields. Some Ivy schools are Princeton, Yale, Harvard, and Columbia. If you choose to study in the USA, then you can try to get into these schools.

  • Flexibility

The education system in the United States is quite flexible in comparison to other countries. While a course is running, students can make a transfer from one stream\course to another institution. This flexibility has made studying in the USA much cherished.

  • Research and Technology

Whenever we speak of technological prowess and development, the name of USA comes in from always. Due to this advancement made in the field of technology by the USA, there are huge career opportunities for students that wish to make an impact in this sector. So, if you want to be a part of the technological revolution, then the USA is the place to be.

  • Financial aid

Universities and educational institutions in the USA are known to provide financial aid to students who don’t have a strong financial background. The assistance provided by these universities ranges from research assistance and academic merit-based assistance. Some lucky students are also on the receiving end of grants, scholarships, and loans.

EDUCATION SYSTEM IN USA

The education system in the USA falls under the following categories.

  • Public Universities

These universities are run by the state and they offer different types of degrees. Public universities are famous for providing quality education at affordable rates. Public universities are normally the favorites of international students that want quality education at reasonable rates.

  • Private universities

Private universities operate without the control of the government and have a reputation for being expensive. Despite its cost, the education provided is top-notch. These universities also offer a variety of courses.

  • Community colleges

If you plan to do some exploring or studying a cost-effective course, then a community college is the best option. Students tend to first study in a community college and later enroll in a four-year university plan.

  • Liberal Arts College

These colleges are private and mostly focus on undergraduate study. The fields that are explored here are science, humanities, and social science. The benefit of enrolling in a liberal arts college is the quality education and the relation with teachers and peers.

TYPES OF DEGREES

As one of the best education consultancy in Nepal, we’ll provide you with much-needed information about the types of degrees available in the USA.

  • Associate degree: It lasts normally for 2 years and is awarded by junior colleges and community colleges.
  • Bachelor’s degree: It is provided by universities and lasts normally for 4 years.
  • Master’s degree: It is provided by universities and lasts for 2 years.
  • Doctorate: It is commonly known as a Ph.D. and its duration ranges from 3 to 5 years.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The USA has 4 intakes. They are:

  • Spring: January\February
  • Fall: August\September
  • Summer: April\May
  • Winter: December

Here are the documents that you need to apply.

Offer letter

  • Passport
  • IELTS\TOEFL certification
  • Work experience
  • GMAT\GRE for Master degree
  • Academic Documents
  • SAT for Undergraduate admission

Visa documentation

  • CA report
  • Certificate of additional activities
  • I-20 (admission letter)
  • All academic documents
  • Character certificate, migration certificate
  • Statement of purpose
  • Bank balance certification and transactions
  • Property valuation
  • Income source
  • Relationship certificate with sponsor

LIVING COST

The cost of tuition fees for international students varies from $6000 to $35000 per year. If you decide to live in the big cities like New York and California, then the cost of living and studying will be higher. Normally the students studying in the USA tend to live in apartments or college dormitories. Students can opt to work in the college and the pay for it fluctuates as per university.

EMPLOYMENT 

The USA is one of the strongest economies in the world. While studying, you can do part-time jobs that pay on an hourly basis. Once you graduate, you can work in the field of your choosing. The highest-earning jobs in the USA are mostly white-collar ones like computer engineers, finance managers, physicians, and software developers.

POPULAR COURSES TO STUDY IN THE USA

There are a lot of courses that you can choose to study in the USA. If you want to take a course that will provide you greater benefits in the future, then you should opt to study courses related to Information Technology. Likewise, you can also choose to study subjects like Business Management, Medicine, and Pharmaceuticals. The study program in colleges is a tad difficult so you might need to step up your game.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  •      Bachelor / Undergraduate: A student who has completed 12 years of education outside Australia but is equivalent to Australian 12 years will qualify.
  •      Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma: Students ought to possess an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian Bachelor’s degree.
  •      Master’s Degree: Student must have completed an undergraduate qualification which is equivalent to an Australian Bachelor’s degree, honors degree, or graduate diploma.
  •      Research Programs: Students must have completed an honors degree, master’s degree, or equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  •      English Language requirements: All students must have the English language proficiency test scores. (TOEFL/IELTS/PBT)

QUICK FACTS ABOUT USA

  • The USA is the third-largest country in the world.
  • It is the third most visited country by international tourists.
  • The USA is home to approximately 44 million immigrants.
  • Approximately one-third of the land in the USA is owned by the government.
  • The USA is the largest consumption of oil.

SCHOLARSHIPS IN USA 

  • Fullbright Foreign Student Program
  • Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program
  • David P.Shapiro Autism Scholarship
  • AAUW International Fellowships

As one of the best abroad study consultancy in Nepal, feel free to contact us for any queries regarding applying in the USA.

Study In Korea

Korea, in numerous ways, is similar to other destinations around Asia. It is advanced, modern, and has plenty of opportunities. It is greatly influenced by American culture but still manages to hold onto its proud history and culture. Studying in South Korea is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, where students not only become academically sound but walk on the road of cultural awakening too. As a leading education consultancy in Nepal, we move intending to make your education dream a reality.

South Korea, an East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, shares one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea. It’s equally known for its green; hilly countryside dotted with cherry trees and centuries-old Buddhist temples, plus its coastal fishing villages, sub-tropical islands, and high-tech cities such as Seoul, the capital.

South Korea has increasingly been attracting international students into their undergraduate, graduate, and research programs. There are about 400 National and private universities, where some universities have state-of-the-art research facilities in several emerging scientific fields.

WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY IN SOUTH KOREA?

  • The cultural exchange:

The educational program in South Korea provides you with a cultural and educational awakening that is rarely found elsewhere.

  • Innovative, creative, and independent culture

Korean people by nature and creative and independent. When you live there, you’ll be greatly influenced by their dedication towards their work and their independent style.

  • High-Quality research

The educational programs in Korea are greatly research-oriented. In addition, the quality of this research is also very high and it will provide you with much value.

  • Worldwide recognized universities

The universities in Korea have global recognition so once you study there, you can even head to other countries for career growth.

EDUCATION SYSTEM IN KOREA

The Korean education system falls under three categories. The initial phase is a primary school which lasts for 6 years. Following that, there are 3 years of middle school and finally, the school phase ends with 3 years of high school. Once the school level is completed, students get enrolled in universities for higher education.

TYPES OF DEGREES 

The educational degrees in South Korea are classified under:

  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor degree
  • Master’s degree
  • Ph.D. degree
  1. APPLICATION PROCEDURE 
  • Deadline for spring semester: March entry applications are from September to November.
  • Deadline for the autumn semester: September entry is from May to June.
  1. VISA APPLICATION

After finalizing the university, now you need to obtain a Korean student visa.

Application for a Visa should be initiated by contacting a South Korean embassy in your home country. You will normally be required to submit the following documents:

  • A Passport, valid for the duration of your intended stay in South Korea
  • A complete visa application form
  • A processing fee, equivalent to $50 for single-entry or $80 for a multiple-entry visa
  • Confirmation of admission to your programmer of study, provided by your institution, and recognizing your aptitude and financial capacity.
  • Certification of educational record and qualifications.
  • Financial verifications which show that you have the resources equivalent to at least $12,000 ($13,000 for residency in Seoul) available for your studies (This can take the form of a current bank balance and/or confirmation of funding or other financial support.)

LIVING COST 

It’s comparatively cheaper to live in other regions unlike Seoul in Korea. Students can live in university dormitories, which are well equipped. In the case of dormitories, if a room is shared among 4 students, then the average fee per semester is estimated to be around $600 to $900.

Most of the universities offer affordable catering on their campuses, and a meal from these facilities can cost as little as 2,600 won ($2.50).

EMPLOYMENT 

South Korea is well-known throughout the world for its multinational companies and local companies. Once you complete your course, you can apply for a job in such companies.

POPULAR COURSES TO STUDY IN KOREA

Some of the popular courses to study in Korea are Engineering, Management Studies, Economics, and Business studies. Apart from that, you can study other courses too. If you are confused as to which course to take, you can visit Fine education and we shall guide you thoroughly on that matter.

I.ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  •      Nationality/Academic Requirements
  1.   Freshman Students

In the case of freshman students, they must meet one of the following two requirements:

  •      The applicant’s parents mustn’t be of Korean origin, and the applicants are expected to complete at least secondary education.
  •      An applicant of non-Korean nationality who has completed regular primary and secondary education outside of Korea (Non-Korean applicants with Korean parent(s))
  1.   Transfer Students

In the case of transfer students, they must meet one of the following two requirements:

  •      The applicant’s parents must not be of Korean origin, and the applicants are expected to have completed their regular secondary education and at least two full academic years (four semesters) in a degree program at a regular four-year university or in an equivalent Bachelor’s degree program.
  •      An applicant of non-Korean origin who has completed regular primary and secondary education, and at least two full academic years (four semesters) in a degree program at a regular four-year university or in an equivalent bachelor’s degree program outside of Korea

Note: Transfer students will be admitted as junior (third-year) students.

  •  Language Proficiency Requirements (for both freshman and transfer students)

Submit one or more of the following documents:

  1. A certificate from the Korean Language Program at Korea University
  2. A certificate in the Test of Proficiency in Korean (TOPIK)
  3. Certificate of Korean proficiency (other than a and b above)
  4. A standardized English proficiency test score: TOEFL, TEPS, IELTS (note: TOEIC is not accepted).
  1. INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT KOREA
  • Almost 92% of the country’s population is familiar with internet services concluding it as the world leader in internet connectivity.
  • The national sport of Korea is Taekwondo which is believed to be invented approximately 2000 years ago.
  • Red ink is considered bad luck in South Korea. Writing a person’s name in the color signifies the person is dead or will die soon.
  • Teaching is one of the most prestigious and well-paying jobs in the country. On average, teachers make $2,500 per month, with teachers at private schools and universities making more.
  1. SCHOLARSHIPS

Studying in Korea offers you a wide variety of scholarships i.e., around 345 scholarships under the Korean Government. Hence, none of the international students ought to get concerned about the cost of studying in their desired university. Below mentioned are the scholarship programs offered by the government along with different foundations:

  •      Wesleyan Freeman Asian scholarship program
  •      Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP)
  •      Korean Government Scholarship Program from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
  •      Art Major Asian Scholarship (AMA) from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  •      George Washington University
  •      Westminster Theological seminary
  •      Korean Government Scholarship Program for Self-financed Students from the Ministry of Education Science and Technology
  •      Global Korea Scholarship (GKS)
  •      Kyundong University Scholarship (KDUS) etc.

If you have any queries regarding applying to South Korea, then feel free to contact us. Being one the best consultancy in Kathmandu, we will make sure that we solve your queries.

Study In Czech Republic

In recent years, the Czech Republic has become a prime destination for international students with more than 40,000 international students studying there. The reason behind the immense popularity of the Czech Republic among students can be attributed to its top-class universities, affordable living cost, and ecstatic culture. Often called the “most handsome country in Europe” spending your educational career in the Czech Republic is bound to be an investment that will pay you handsome dividends.

  1. WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC?

Quality Education The universities and colleges located in the Czech Republic have a reputation for providing quality education. Regardless of the course you take, you can expect to receive an education that is not only theoretical but practical as well. Studying in the Czech Republic will be a nice addition to your CV.

  • Diverse programs

The universities in the Czech Republic offer diverse programs which you can choose from. Upon observing this variety of topics, it becomes easier for the student to pick the program that best suits his interest.

  • Travel flexibility

The Czech Republic is centrally located in Europe so for students that are willing to travel during holidays, it is easier for them to do so. Through traveling, students can broaden their outlook on life and learn more about the city and culture.

  • Employment

Numerous multinational companies in the Czech Republic recruit fresh graduates. Focus on developing your skills and go work on your dream job. As the best education consultancy in Kathmandu for UK, we at Fine Education, guide you in making your journey to study in the Czech Republic easier.

  1. EDUCATION SYSTEM IN CZECH REPUBLIC
  1. Preschool

It is the initial phase of education where children get enrolled before cordially commencing their education journey. These types of schools are for students who are at least 4 years old and the objective of such schools is to build learning habits and encourage social interaction among the students.

  1. Elementary school

Elementary education in the Czech Republic takes about nine years and is for students with age 6 to 15 years. In these schools, the overall development of the student is the main objective along with extracurricular activities.

  1. Upper Secondary education:

The upper secondary education lasts for four years and in terms of grade, it is 10-13. In the Czech Republic, vocational education is given more preference rather than secondary education.

  1. University education

Once the initial phases are completed, the student heads for a university-level program. Most of the universities in the Czech Republic offer bachelor’s, master’s, and engineering degrees. A normal bachelor’s degree lasts for 3 years and here, the student receives specialization in a specific area. After completing the bachelor’s exam, the student can decide whether he wants to pursue master’s level and Ph.D. level education.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
The admission intake for the Czech Republic is:
Deadline for public universities: February, September
Deadline for art schools: November
Deadline for technical faculties: March to April
Entrance exam date: May to July

Here are the documents that you need to apply to the Czech Republic.

  • Passport
  • IELTS\TOEFL certification
  • Work experience
  • Academic Documents

Visa documentation

  • Police report (Translation Needed)
  • 3 months bank statement and certificate (Translation Needed)
  • Valid ATM card with student name (Translation Needed)
  • Certificate of additional activities
  • All academic documents
  • Character certificate, migration certificate
  • Bank balance certification and transactions
  • Property valuation

LIVING COST
Living costs in the Czech Republic tend to vary depending upon the place and educational institution you are involved in. Normally, international students live in shared apartments or university dormitories. On average, the monthly fee ranges between 100 euros to 200 euros per month. If you decide to take up private accommodation, then you have to pay a bit extra to avail of those services.

The tuition fees in the Czech Republic mostly depend on the type, of course, you are studying and the university you are enrolled in. The cost of studying in public universities is comparatively cheaper than studying in private universities. Some of the universities that are favorites among international students are Masaryk university, Charles University, and Prague university of economics and business.

EMPLOYMENT
Some students are perplexed as to whether they will get a job or not after studying in the Czech Republic. Fret not as the country is home to numerous huge companies and if you possess the appropriate skill, then you can easily get your dream job. Like any other country, white-collar jobs earn more.

POPULAR COURSES TO STUDY IN CZECH REPUBLIC
There is a wide range of topics that you can choose to study in the Czech Republic, However, considering the current situation and the favorite of students, courses like agriculture, engineering, and economics are popular. It does not mean that you have to study the above-mentioned courses only. You can select any other course too.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor / Undergraduate: A student who has completed 12 years of education outside Australia but is equivalent to Australian 12 years will qualify.
  • Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma: Students ought to possess an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian Bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s Degree: Student must have completed an undergraduate qualification which is equivalent to an Australian Bachelor’s degree, honors degree, or graduate diploma.
  • Research Programs: Students must have completed an honors degree, master’s degree, or equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  • English Language requirements: All students must have English language proficiency test scores. (TOEFL/IELTS/PBT)

QUICK FACTS ABOUT CZECH REPUBLIC

  • The Czech Republic is ranked as the seventh safest country to live in the world.
  • It has the highest number of castles in Europe.
  • The third-oldest astronomical clock in the world is in the Czech Republic.
  • It is one of the least religious countries in the world.
  • The adult literacy rate in the Czech Republic is 99.83%.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Ministry of education, youth, and sports of the Czech Republic
  • The Czech Republic Erasmus
  • School of Business Administration Scholarships
  • Charles University Scholarships

As the top education consultants in Kathmandu for UK, we shall assist you in making your dream of studying in the Czech Republic a reality. Feel free to contact us for any sort of queries.

Study in Australia (FREE IELTS CLASS)

Encompassing some of the top tier universities in the world with an undeniably tranquil and eye-catching nature, vibrant cities, friendly natives, and diversified culture and tradition along with an easy grading system and an extensively high living standard; Australia is getting popular among the students who are willing to pursue their higher studies abroad.

Kangaroo, beaches, desserts, Sydney, Melbourne, etc. are the only topics and places you are familiar with, about Australia. Well, you might get astonished to find out the fact that Australia is rapidly making its way to becoming the ultimate destination for international students across the globe. As one of the best consultancy in Nepal, we at Fine Education will make sure that you achieve your said goals and objectives.

WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY IN AUSTRALIA?

  • Quality Education: Australia offers the best quality education in comparison to other countries around the globe. Around eight Australian universities are placed in the top 100 in the latest QS World University Rankings.
  • Cultural diversification: Australia is culturally diversified and you can find people from all across the world here. Australia is one of the most culturally diverse nations in the world, with a large population of international students.
  • Technological innovations: Australia is gradually picking the pace in technological innovations. Students are attracted here to study its advanced technology and build a career for themselves in this field.
  • Popular destination: Every year thousands of students across the globe travel to Australia for higher studies. Students choose this destination for its diversity, affordability, and most of all, quality education.
  • Global Research: Australia is strong in global research Australian universities are strong in research and excel in areas such as arts and humanities, education, and sciences. Australia is also a proud contributor to global research, credited for many important discoveries, such as penicillin, IVF, and wi-fi.

EDUCATION SYSTEM IN AUSTRALIA

The education system in Australia is quite similar to the education format in other countries. The primary school runs for 7 to 8 years and normally commences from kindergarten or playgroup. After primary school, secondary school starts and it lasts from 3 to 4 years from Grade 7 to Grade 10. Once the second phase is completed, the senior year starts at Year 11 and Year 12. The final education is university-level like undergraduate and students can decide whether they want to take post-graduate or Ph.D. classes.

As the best education consultants in Nepal for UK and other countries, we help you in making your journey of studying in Australia easier.

TYPES OF DEGREES
The different types of educational qualifications in Australia are:

  • Diploma
  • Advanced Diploma
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Bachelor Honor Degree
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Graduate Diploma
  • Master Degree (Extended)
  • Master Degree (Coursework)
  • Master Degree (Research)
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Higher Doctoral Degree

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Generally, Australia has two intakes i.e., in February and July. Some of the universities allow multiple inputs even in September and November as well. Usually, the students are advised to initiate their admission process quite early i.e., around six months before the deadline. And most of the universities have three deadlines during one intake.

Note: The language and aptitude tests are to be completed before the deadline, and the application form should be filled appropriately. We at Fine Education will help you in completing your application process thoroughly and concisely.

VISA APPLICATION
The below-mentioned documents are mandatory for applying for an Australian Visa application:

  • Valid Passport
  • Nonimmigrant Visa Application
  • Application fee payment receipt
  • Confirmation of Enrollment Form (COE): To obtain a visa to study in Australia, you must be fully enrolled in an Australian institution and receive a “Confirmation of Enrollment (COE).”
  • Acceptance Letter
  • Overseas health insurance receipt
  • Recent Passport Sized Photographs
  • Additional Documents as required
  • Proof of income sources
  • Evidence of financial availability issued by one of the commercial banks of Nepal
  • Student’s birth certificate
  • Academic Documents
  • A Health Examination should be done from DIBP recommended centers. They are Norvic Hospital or the International Office of Migration.
  • The time required to process a visa can be anywhere between 8 to 12 weeks.

LIVING COST
The expenses for both tuition and living depend on “where you are studying” and “which city you are studying in”. The tuition fee ranges from AUD 15,000 to AUD 33,000 annually solely for Bachelor’s degree, and for a Master’s degree, it ranges from AUD 14000 to AUD 37000. The highly preferred accommodation by international students, which are both affordable and well-facilitated, are Homestay, Guesthouses, and renting an apartment which also includes utilities and an internet pass.

A rough calculation shows that the groceries amount to AUD 100 to AUD 200 per week, and around AUD 18 for a meal in an inexpensive restaurant. If you check your finances, then you can easily manage your accommodation expenses.

EMPLOYMENT 
If an international student owns a valid student visa, then he/she can work up to 20 hours per week while the school is still in session. There are no restrictions on the number of hours an international student can work during official school vacations. It’s assumed that a student can earn an average of 15-19 AUD per hour during their studies.

Likewise, when a student graduates, he can get a job of his liking as per his qualifications. Numerous multinational and local companies in Australia hire graduates.

POPULAR COURSES TO STUDY IN AUSTRALIA
Some of the most sought-after courses in Australia are accounting, actuarial science, psychology, and biomedical engineering.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor / Undergraduate: A student who has completed 12 years of education outside Australia but is equivalent to Australian 12 years will qualify.
  • Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma: Students ought to possess an undergraduate qualification that is comparable to an Australian Bachelor’s degree.
  •  Master’s Degree: Student must have completed an undergraduate qualification which is equivalent to an Australian Bachelor’s degree, honors degree, or graduate diploma.
  • Research Programs: Students must have completed an honors degree, master’s degree, or equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  • English Language requirements: All students must have the English language proficiency test scores. (TOEFL/IELTS/PBT)

FACTS ABOUT AUSTRALIA

  1. Australia is the 6th Largest country in the world.
  2. It has a population of about 25.5 million that is less than Nepal’s population.
  3. Australia Ranks among the top 3 for the highest human development index.
  4. Australia has over 10000 beaches.
  5. The alps of Australia receive more snow than Switzerland.
  6. There are more sheep in Australia than humans.
  7. Sydney is the largest city, but Canberra is the capital.

 

SCHOLARSHIP
The Australian Government’s investment in foreign aid for studies exceeds AUD 200,000,000. Some scholarship schemes for international students are:

  • Australia Awards: These scholarships are funded by the Australian Government, and include tuition fees, travel expenses, and monthly costs.
  • APEC Women in Research Fellowship Program: It is a support scheme provided to female researchers from developing APEC economies that plan to pursue research programs in collaboration with Australian universities.
  • Endeavour Postgraduate Awards: It is an aid provided to students that wish to pursue a Master’s or Ph.D. degree.

If you have any queries regarding studying in Australia, then feel free to contact us. As one of the best consultancy in Nepal, we will be sure to help you out.