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I am a international student in a university in BC. I passed 3years bachelor degree related to computer in India. now the Canadian university give me the credits for my previous study. now I am studying also the same computer related bachelor degree, which normally takes 4years to complete, but I will complete it in almost 2 and half years because of credits that the university gave I will have Canadian bachelor degree after 2 and half year. now please tell me can I apply for PR after my this study and after how much time of my degree completion I can do so. and please tell me about the new co-op program ,is it useful for PR. is the job offer letter also the requirement for the student's PR. thanks for your good service.

Hello Hardeep;

Thank you for your question.

After completing a course of study in Canada, and studying for at least 2 years in Canada, you are close to qualify under more than 1 pathways to PR.

However, these become available after accumulating at least 1 year work experience. You may do so easily, as you will receive an Open Post-graduate Work permit for 3 years.

For more information, please read the information on following links:

You should remember that there are other criteria to be met.

Hope this is useful.

Should you have other questions, I ask that you email us privately for ways to retain our services.

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Deepak Kohli


I am a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC), practicing in Ontario for last 9 years. As a member in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) since its inception, I am committed to uphold the principles of integrity, knowledge and consumer protection. Our advice is based on sound legal provisions and practices, so that the client receives the best value for money. Our advice and assistance covers issues such as (a) permanent residence in Canada, (b) temporary residence (c) maintaining residency (d) reuniting family (e) Canadian citizenship (f) Immigration appeals, and more. We assist people from across the world in all Canadian Immigration matters (economic programs), including Federal Skilled Worker Program, Business Immigration, Work permits, Study permits, Family Class sponsorships, Appeals to the Immigration Appeals Division of IRB, etc. The intention of participating in this forum is to share my knowledge and views on Canadian immigration matters for general scenarios. The answers however, should not be considered as a legal advice, as that involves detailed information of various aspects of the immigrants' profile. People should contact me directly, should they wish to use to obtain a specific legal advice.


Since 2002, I have been working in the field of Canadian Immigration consulting. Prior to going into own practice in late 2003, I worked for an Immigration Consulting organisation in Toronto. My practice covers various areas of economic and family class immigration into Canada. Like I say to my prospective clients, just as there are thousands of ways to find god, there are a no. (over 50) ways to gain immigration to Canada. The trick is to find out the most suitable one for each client. Nevertheless, there are some programs that are more popular. We advise clients on these as well as find innovative immigration solutions for others. I have been an active volunteer with the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC), since its inception in 2005. After serving the Ontario Chapter for 5 years in Communications Committee, I joined the National Board in 2010. I served as the Director - Membership on the national Board of Directors of CAPIC for a year. I recently retired from the Board of Directors of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), the regulatory body for Canadian Immigration Consultants, after serving for 1 year.

Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC)

Immigration Practitioner Program (with High Honours) - 2003 - Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA; MBA - 1992 - M.S.University of Baroda, Baroda (India

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I have received various awards from the Immigration consultancy professional organizations, during my tenure.

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