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The services of an agency are not mandatory to apply at the University of Ottawa. If you use the services of an agency, we recommend that you choose one from our list of approved partners. Make sure you have access to your account information and the e-mail address used for your application at all times.
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If you are an applicant originally from India currently studying in a Canadian institution, please select your current or last school system for information specific to your profile.

Courses at the University of Ottawa are given in English, French, or both languages. Therefore, you must master one of the two languages to be admitted.

If you’re applying for an English-language program and have not completed at least three years of full-time study in an institution where English is the only language of instruction (except for language courses), in a country where English is an official language, you must submit your official score after taking one of the language tests recognized by the University.

However, students from India can receive an exemption if they have completed the CBSE or CISCE senior English subject with a final grade of 75% (Indian grading scale). If you are currently attending secondary school, you can submit interim grades (for example, pre-board exam results).

Learn more about our language requirements.

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Prerequisite courses

Before applying, make sure you meet the admission requirements. Check the minimum averages and prerequisite courses you need for your chosen program.
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Some international students can receive their study permits sooner by applying through the SDS, since Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will process most eligible SDS applications within 20 calendar days. For more information, visit the Government of Canada website.

WeMakeScholars (WMS) is an organization supported by the Government of India’s IT Ministry that offers unbiased educational loan support to applicants. You can also find information about scholarships for Indian students on their website. Please note that WMS is not affiliated with the University of Ottawa.

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