Study Engineering in Canada

Engineering remains one of the popular streams of study opted by Indian students for higher education abroad. When it comes to studying engineering abroad, Canada is recognised as one of the desired countries.  

Engineering in Canada is offered to international students at both Bachelors and Masters levels. The course is offered under various specialisations like Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc. Bachelor of Engineering in Canada can be completed in 3 - 4 years whereas a Master of Engineering is a 1- 2 years course.        

Canada has several engineering colleges offering a wide range of programmes. Five out of several engineering colleges in Canada are listed in the top 100 best engineering colleges in Canada by QS. The engineering colleges in Canada offer quality education at an affordable cost. The engineering degree programme offered in Canada is recognised by global bodies and hence it is valid anywhere around the world. After the completion of engineering in Canada, graduates find it easy to apply for the most appropriate jobs based on their skills, knowledge and qualification in the engineering field.  

Important Highlights of Engineering in Canada


Bachelors in Engineering: 3- 4 years 

Masters in Engineering: 1- 2 years 

Average Fees    

Bachelors in Engineering: CA$33,500

Masters in  Engineering: CA$ 19,500

Top Courses/Specialisations

Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering  

Academic Requirements 

Bachelors in Engineering:

 Class 12th Science Stream 

Masters in  Engineering:

Bachelors in relevant discipline 

GPA 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 

Exam Requirements


Language Test Requirements  

TOEFL/ IELTS/ PTE / Duolingo English Test 

Admission Intakes

Fall (September), Winter (January), Summer (May) 

Average salary after engineering in Canada 

$50,000 per year 

Average Salary After 10 Years

$100,000 per year 

Top Recruiters for engineering graduates in Canada 

CGI Group, AECOM, Hatch, Siemens, Pratt & Whitney, Honda, Google 

Admission Requirements for Engineering in Canada 

Each university in Canada sets its own minimum eligibility criteria and defined the application deadline to consider international students for admission in the engineering stream. The general  admission requirements for MS in Canada is as follows:

Bachelors in Engineering in Canada Admission Requirements:

  • Must have completed Class 12th in Science Stream from a recognized board

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (equivalent) in high school. 

Masters in Engineering in Canada Admission Requirements:

  • Must have a bachelors degree in relevant discipline

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (equivalent) in the previous qualification 

Documents Required to Apply for Engineering in Canada

Here is the list of documents needed to apply for engineering program  in Canada:

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Canada

Here is the list of top 10 engineering colleges in Canada based on QS World University Rankings- Engineering & Technology 2021:


Rankings 2021

University of Toronto


University of British Columbia


University of Waterloo


McGill University


University of Montreal  


University of Alberta


Queen's University 


University of Calgary


McMaster University


Western University


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