DECS consultancy services, include a host of activities, centered around preparing an applicant to study abroad. Grouped for convenience and ease of reading, they are as follows
STUDENT COUNSELLING AND RECOMMENDATION
As an Overseas Education Counsellor, DECS seek to offer students windows of opportunity, and guidelines on how best to navigate through the new doors to the future.
The following steps are which DECS ensures every applicant goes through
- Course + University + Country Compilation
- Decision Mapping and Selection
- Documentation, Collection and Preparation
- Letter of Recommendation (LOR)
- Statement of Purpose (SOP)
- Preparation of CV / Student Profile
- Finance counselling (including recommending Bank loans, if necessary)
- University Application Process
- Visa Processing
APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
DECS helps applicants in assimilating relevant scholarship info and guide the students to apply for them.
Few institutions, of whom DECS is aware of, offering Scholarships are also recommended to applicants. Applicants opting for such scholarships, are then guided appropriately to be beneficiaries of such scholarships.
FINANCIAL & INSURANCE SERVICES.
DECS recommends that applicants manage their financials on their own. However DECS could also facilitate loans through ICICI Bank, should the applicant desire so.
Travel insurance is advisable and hence requires to be taken by an Individual prior to leaving the country. Medical Insurance on the other hand, though cheap in India, DECS recommends that the student take abroad. Surfing the net will provide many options for students for Insurance, however if an applicant desires DECS will provide contacts for obtaining Travel & Medical Insurance.
Coaching to meet mandatory requirements of few qualifying exams are provided by DECS at a fee. The present coaching available
IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, SAT I, SAT II, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT