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Title: FACTS OF SUBCLASS 476 AUSTRALIAN VISA - CareerOverseas


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FACTS OF SUBCLASS 476 AUSTRALIAN VISA
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FACTS OF SUBCLASS 476 AUSTRALIAN VISA
  • The Australian Graduate Visa belonging
    to subclass 476 is a temporary visa allowing the
    engineering graduates from recognized foreign
    universities to pursue their studies or work for
    18 months. There is also no requirement of
    applicants undergoing a point-based test to
    qualify for it. The eligibility will be checked
    in the initial step of the applying. On reaching
    the country through this Subclass 476 visa, an
    individual can seek the permanent visa if there
    is a wish to do so. Furthermore, the family of a
    candidate can join the applicant and also live,
    work or study here.

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Eligibility criteria
  • The eligibility norms for a candidate are
  • Age below 31 years
  • A degree in Engineering from a recognized
    establishment received in the last two years
  • Not being a primary visa holder of Subclass
    476/485 visa.
  • Engineering Degree Requirements
  • A candidate should possess these Engineering
    qualifications in the two-year period prior to
    submitting Subclass 476 visa application
  • Bachelors/ Masters / Doctoral degree or the
    Postgraduate diploma

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The Engineering course should also have the
sequence of study/specialization in these streams
  • Structural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical, Production and Plant Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering and finally,
  • Mining and Material Engineering

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  • All applicants must also earn their degree from a
    recognized institution. Institutions offering the
    Engineering qualification and having the
    accreditation in the Washington Accord are
    recognized institutions. Indian candidate needs
    to earn their degree from any of these
    institutions
  • Anna University, Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and finally from
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

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  • Qualifications issued by the institutions with
    the accreditation of NBA India are acceptable.
    NBA is an authorized signatory of the Washington
    Accord. The institutions as well as and the
    courses must have due NBA accreditation while the
    candidate completes the graduation process.
  • Furthermore, the maximum period for a candidate
    to stay in Australia is 18 months by paying a
    visa fee of AUD365. Its processing will take
    around three to four months.

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Other requirements
  • Language proficiency
  • IELTS Overall 6, and a score of 5 for each band.
  • OET B in each Test band
  • TOEFL IBT A score of 64 with a test score of 4
    in listening, reading, and 14 for writing and
    speaking
  • PTE Overall 50, and also 36 in each band
  • Cambridge English Overall 169 and a score of 154
    in every component

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Health clearance
  • Also prior to applying for Subclass 476 visa,
    candidates need to take a health examination and
    include a health identifier at the time of
    filling the visa form. All the members included
    in the application form need to fulfill the
    health requirements.
  • Police clearance
  • All candidates have to submit original documents
    of police clearance certificates from all
    countries, of stay for more than 12 months in the
    last 10 years. It is also necessary for everyone
    appearing in the application.

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Set of documents
  • Forms
  • All applicants with an age above 16 years need to
    submit complete applications in Form 80.
  • Documents to prove identity
  • The identity documents for submission of visa
    application are
  • Certified copies of biography pages of present
    passport
  • Two recent photographs of passport-size
  • Finally, the Certified copy of the Birth
    Certificate

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Documents proving education
  • Academic transcript as an Engineer
  • Letter with a date for completing the course
  • Documents proving the family relationship
  • Certified copies of marriage certificates/
    registration of relationship and passport  of the
    partner
  • In case the partner is not accompanying to
    Australia, reason also explaining the situation
    and plan of joining in future
  • Finally, the Certified copies of Birth
    Certificates of children and their passports

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Health Insurance
  • All candidates applying for Subclass 476 visa,
    must also produce a valid Medicare card or the
    Enrolment Receipt with Medicare or submit
    evidence that all the persons in the application
    have the arrangement of health insurance in
    Australia. We provide all relevant details and
    data regarding such visas. Please contact us.
  • Please follow us to CareerOverseas newsletters to
    know latest information and updates about Visa
    and Immigration. We request you to take our free
    evaluation to see whether you will be suitable or
    not and it will give new options available.

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