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Eligibility/Requirements to Study Nursing In Canada (2023 Update)

Eligibility/Requirements to Study Nursing In Canada – Are you applying for a nursing degree in Canada one of the world’s best centers for quality education, then you should be sure you have the stipulated requirements for the application, screening, etc. It is one thing to pass the eligibility requirements and it’s another thing to have the completed requirements that are needed for admission consideration.

Most students get their admission delayed and sometimes partial admission because of their inability to provide the required documents for admission consideration. Also, most students get to provide accurate and complete documents for admission consideration without meeting most of the eligibility criteria required for admission considerations.

This is part of the major causes of delayed admission and partial admission in Canadian universities as they slightly overlook some things and it cannot be lobbied. In the course of this article, we will be talking about the major requirements and the eligibility requirements for the Canadian nursing application

Eligibility/Requirements to Study Nursing In Canada
Eligibility/Requirements to Study Nursing In Canada


Eligibility for the Canadian Nursing Application

  1. A person who has completed their 12th-grade level of education and has scored 65% as a minimum.
  2. Have passed in their English language and mathematics is a core course
  3. Who have passed on completion of a mandatory CASper test for sampling personal characteristics
  4. Persons who have written and passed their English proficiency examination with results not more than two years
  5. Have credit passes in science courses like
  • Mathematics
  • English language
  • Further Mathematics
  • Physic
  • Chemistry
  • Geography


English language requirements

This is an attestation that is given to an international student who wishes to study in Canada to test their level of proficiency in the English language.

This test is being certified and the certification lasts for two years. After two years applicant who wishes to use the certificate for further application has to write the test as he is deemed to be updated on the English language level

  1. IELTS
  2. PETS


This is a short form of the international English language testing system. It is an English proficiency examination that is needed to help you work, study, or move to another country where English is the communicating language or the native language.

In Nigeria, this test costs about 107,500. The examination is always in two different modes.

This test is valid for two years and its validity starts from the time of the result. This validity differs between countries. In cases where you fail the examination, you can retake it as many times as you wish in different years.

This examination lasts for 2 hours and 40 minutes


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This exam is a public examination test system. It is also one of the English language proficiency examinations

This test has levels that include

  1. PETS 5: This is also known as advanced level.
  2. PETS 4: which is also known as the upper intermediate level.
  3. PETS 3 Also known as the intermediate level.
  4. PETS 2 is known as the lower intermediate level.
  5. PETS is known as the Elementary level.

Required Documents

  1. Two reference letters
  2. Scanned copies of passports

For Postgraduate Admission

  1. Transcript From Previous School Or Previous Degree
  2. Standardized Test Scores
  3. SOP- Statements Of Purpose
  4. Copy Of Research Paper
  5. Resume

MSc admission in Canada

  1. Transcripts from a previous educational institution
  2. English Proficiency Test Result
  3. Certificated Of Clear Criminal Record Certified
  4. A Nursing License That Is Not Expired From Canadian Government
  5. Your SOP- Statement Of Purpose
  6. Resume

For BSc admission in Canada

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. CASPer Document of test
  4. Letter Of Recommendation
  5. Resume

The core subjects that are being taught in the nursing BSC program in Canada include

  1. Nursing theory
  2. Nursing Practice
  3. Nursing professional
  4. Professional issues in nursing
  5. Human Anatomy
  6. Physiology
  7. Psychology
  8. General education
  9. Path physiology

This article covers the different eligibility requirements and the eligibility status for persons who wish to study in Canada. All interested applicants are to read the specific requirements and eligibility status of their school as it may vary depending on the school before the application

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