Ireland is situated in the Atlantic Ocean and separated from Great Britain by the Irish Sea. Half the size of Arkansas, it occupies the entire island except for the six counties that make up Northern Ireland

Education is compulsory for children in Ireland from the ages of six to sixteen or until students have completed three years of second-level education.

Visa Process

A SET OF ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS + 2 SETS OF COPIES SHOULD BE PROVIDED AT THE TIME OF VISA APPLICATION.

  1. PASSPORT: Original and Copy of Passport having validity of at least six months. If available, your old passports should also be attached. Current passport should not be damaged. Copies of all pages of the passport are required.
  2. PHOTOGRAPH: Two Photographs – not more than 6 months old printed on photographic paper with White or light grey background background and close-up of your face (80%) in sharp focus and correctly exposed. Size: 35-38 mm (width) x 45-50 mm (height). Reverse of the photograph should be white and unglazed.
  3. VISA FEES: Current visa fee for a single entry is Rs. 10,000, to be paid in cash. Visa fees are non-refundable.
  4. VISA APPLICATION FORM:
    1. Printed and Signed Summary of the Online form. All applicants have to fill the online form which is saved for 30 days. (https://www.visas.inis.gov.ie/avats/OnlineHome.aspx). This form requires all personal details of the applicant, travel history, contact details in Ireland, University / course details, complete education details, employment details, sponsors details and agent details. All visa refusals for any country have to be declared, failing which the Ireland visa would result in the Irish visa being refused.
    2. Student visa application form – this form requires details of the University, course to be studied, duration of the course, fees, last education obtained, work experience, details of stay in Ireland, sponsors
      details, English Language ability and SOP.
    3. Questionnaire – requires same details as above.
  5. PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) – Original PCC, stamp on the passport and 2 copies.
  6. ACCEPTANCE LETTER : all conditions of the University / Institute should be fulfilled.
  7. FEE RECEIPT: If the student is accepted on a HETAC approved course (Higher Education & Training Awards Council in Ireland), can apply for visa without any fee payment. Fees need only be paid once the student receives an AIP (Approval in Principle). Student will need to provide the Fee receipt from the University and the bank statement of the University (reflecting the tuition fees paid by the student) which needs to be forwarded to Irish visa Office, New Delhi.
  8. SOP – student needs to submit 3 copies of a printed Statement of Purpose outlining the reason to study in Ireland.
  9. CV in Brief : 3 copies of same.
  10. ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS: Educational Certificates, Degree Certificates, Diplomas & Mark sheets – Std 10th, 11th, 12th, 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Post Graduation, Other Diplomas, WORK PLACEMENT / Industrial Training Certificates, etc. student needs to submit the Originals along with 2 copies of same.
  11. IELTS / TOEFL SCORES: Score Reports of IELTS / TOEFL with a Minimum of 5.0 band in IELTS and a TOEFL score of 173 is required.
  12. WORK EXPERIENCE: Letter from current employer or experience letter (if applicable). Any other recommendation letter need not be submitted.
  13. AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT – to be taken on a Rs. 100 stamp paper and should be notarized.
  14. FUNDS: The total cost of funds should be calculated as total Tuition fees + Living cost @ Euros 7000. Original and 2 copies of IT returns of sponsors for the last year filed. A CA statement can be submitted for NSC, KVP, Mutual funds, Property incorporating the values will suffice.
  15. BANK EDUCATION LOAN SANCTION LETTER from a Nationalized Bank.
  16. BANK STATEMENT: Latest Saving’s a/c Bank Statements / Pass Books of the student or Sponsor for the last six months and a Bank Certificate. Recent deposits should be supported with evidence.
  17. BANK FIXED RECEIPTS: Bank Fixed Deposit Receipts from Nationalized Bank. Only a Bank letter confirming the Fixed Deposits total value will suffice. The Original Fixed Deposit Receipts are not required to be submitted.
  18. Medical Insurance : Evidence of Private Medical Insurance provided by the University / Institute is to be compulsorily provided. Alternatively student will have to make private arrangement for same.
  19. AIR TICKET BOOKING, FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INSURANCE:
    1. We advise you to make a provisional booking of the air ticket. Air ticket should be booked 3 – 4 days prior to the orientation date.
  20. BANK LOAN

Gee Bee also provides assistance with bank loan. From, Government Sector banks, loan can be availed.

University of Maynooth

The National University of Ireland, Maynooth, commonly known as the University of Maynooth, is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland. Maynooth University is recognized as one of the new leading universities in the world, ranked # 74 in the new Times Higher Education.

Courses:
Undergraduate courses: includes, business, engineering, science, etc.

Postgraduate studies: anthropology, biology, business, engineering, computer science, art and law.

Ingestion: September

University of Limerick

The University of Limerick is a university in the city of Limerick, Ireland. It was established in 1972 as the National Institute of Higher Education, Limerick and became a university by law in 1989 according to the University of Limerick Act 1989. The university was the first university established since the founding of the state in 1922, followed later of the same day for the establishment of the University of the city of Dublin. UL ranks fourth in attracting students who reach more than 500 points on the Certificate of Exit. UL is ranked 471-480 worldwide in 2015.

Courses:
Undergraduate courses – Business Studies, Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, Performing Arts, etc.

Postgraduate Studies – International Business, Economics, Finance, Computing.

Ingestion: September

National University of Ireland, Galway

NUI Galway is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. It is located in the city of Galway, in the west of Ireland. The five colleges of the University are:

Faculty of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies
Faculty of Business, Public Policies and Law
Faculty of Engineering and Informatics
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Science Faculty
Courses:
Undergraduate courses – Business Studies, Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, Performing Arts, etc.

Postgraduate Studies – International Business, Economics, Finance, Computing.

Ingestion: September

Dublin Business School

Dublin Business School (DBS) which incorporates Portobello College is the largest independent university in Ireland. With more than 9,000 students, DBS offers a range of full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate programs, with courses for 2016/2017 in thematic areas such as business, law, accounting, event management, computer science, arts, studies means and psychology. . Dublin Business School has six locations in Dublin. Its main campus is on Angier Street, and other places include Balfe Street, Dame Street and South Great George’s Street.

National College of Ireland, Dublin

The National College of Ireland (NCI) in Irish is a tertiary education college in Dublin. Founded in 1951, it offers full and part-time courses from certificates to degrees and postgraduate degrees in areas related to trade, industry and administration. The specialized areas of the university include business, computing, psychology, marketing, cloud computing, human resources management, accounting education and finance. Both full and part-time, undergraduate and graduate courses in business, psychology, marketing, digital marketing, human resources management, accounting, finance and IT are offered through the School of Business and Information Technology of the Faculty.

Shannon College of Hotel Management

The Shannon College of Hotel Management, founded in 1951, is the only university dedicated to hotel management in Ireland. The College offers two levels of 8 grades, preparing students for careers in business administration and hotels. The qualifications awarded at Shannon College are recognized worldwide by international hotel companies, foreign governments, foreign universities and international hospitality organizations. Students obtain academic credits for their work placements that are a mandatory element of the degree courses.

Income – September

As of September 1, 2016, students who hold a valid Immigration Stamp 2 permit will be able to work 40 hours per week only during the months of June, July, August and September and from December 15 through January 15 inclusive. At all times, students who have the Immigration Stamp 2 permit will be limited to working 20 hours per week. The work permit ceases upon the expiration of the Stamp 2 immigration permit of the students.

Ireland’s minimum wage is €9.15 per hour.