Welcome to University Advisor.. A comprehensive higher education portal, specifically designed for Pakistani students desirous of undertaking higher studies abroad or within Pakistan. This Portal contains all the information necessary to decide what you want to do, which is the best place to do it from, and which are the universities best suited to your area of interest. The site contains a complete section on career guidance and gives information on the fastest growing job industries in various developed countries of the world.
Content on this site is being added and it is not complete as of now. Once all content is uploaded it will provide all the information on the sections mentioned below:-
This portal is divided into the following sections which provide extremely important information about higher studies:-
This section contains information on all the important and relevant scholarships available to Pakistani students for higher studies abroad and within Pakistan. You will get a listing of all scholarships sorted country wise, and the requirements and eligibility conditions for availing those scholarships. The site also provides the details of the tests required to be cleared to avail those scholarships. In addition this section will tell you how much each scholarship will cover in terms of tuition fee and living allowance.
This section contains ranking of universities both within Pakistan and abroad. It gives a list of top ranking universities in almost all countries of the world including USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. In addition it gives area wise ranking of international universities in important areas like Medicine, engineering, MBA, business, law, and social sciences. Top ranked Pakistani universities are also listed in this section. Based on these lists you can decide in a much better way where to go and what your prospects would be once you graduate.
Course information Section
This section provides details of all important fields like engineering, medicine, law, business, economics, social sciences, arts, media etc. It tells what are the conditions for studying a particular field and what is the scope and salary of a graduate in a particular area so that you can decide which field to chose and what are your career prospects in that field. It also discusses the aptitude you need to have to excel in a particular field.
Study Abroad Section
The study abroad section contains all the information you need to have a successful student stay abroad. It has a pre departure checklist of things you should do or pack before taking a flight. It also provides information on the education systems of various countries, the duration of studies, the grading system and what are the things that can get you in serious trouble when you are abroad on a student visa. In addition it gives the web addresses of Pakistani Student Associations in all major universities in most of the countries. You should get in touch with the relevant PSA before you leave Pakistan, so that once you arrive in a foreign country there should be a support network that you can use to get settled. This section will give you an idea of the expenses involved in studying in a particular country and its weather.This section also provides basic and up to date information on how to apply for a student visa to USA, Canada, UK, Australia and other countries. It gives the list of documents that you need to have to be able to apply for a student visa for each country. In addition it explains the entire visa application procedure in an easy to understand way. It will also provide you with guidance on how to make a successful visa application and what are reasons because of which a visa gets refused or rejected.
This section deals with various tests like GAT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, NTS, USMLE, TOEFL, IELTS etc. This section gives all the relevant details like the pattern of the paper, the marks required to clear a test, how to prepare for a particular test, the fee, and schedule of the test and how it is conducted. In order to get admission or get any scholarship you will most likely be required to clear one or many of the tests mentioned in this section.
If after going through this site you still have questions that have remained unanswered or you need more information about a particular area like visa forms filling, career guidance, selection of the right field, preparation of a particular test like NTS or any other matter related to studies or going abroad you can go to this section and post your question or write an email to the author of this site at firstname.lastname@example.org for a personal one to one session.