February 27, 2024

The Sydney Morning Herald reported Federation College in Victoria and Western Sydney College in New South Wales each Australian universities have individually introduced that they banned the consumption of scholars from some states of India because of rise in fraudulent visa purposes. Apparently one in 4 purposes have been deemed as non real or fraudulent by the division of Dwelling Affairs. 

The scholars from the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat and The union territory of Jammu Kashmir are to not be entertained by brokers in accordance with directions. 

The newspaper reported on the most recent restrictions imposed on college students from some Indian states on Monday Could 22, the day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Australia for a bilateral assembly. Modi and fellow Australian Anthony Albanese on Wednesday signed a brand new immigration settlement to “encourage exchanges of scholars, graduates, researchers and enterprise folks”.

The ban was introduced on Monday in Sydney when a big group occasion was scheduled to happen for Indian diaspora earlier than Prime Minister Modi’s three day go to to Australia.

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The Federation College in a letter on Could 19 stated that they’ve noticed a major enhance within the variety of visa purposes from some Indian areas being refused by the Division of Dwelling Affairs. The letter stated, “We hoped this could show to be a short-term challenge (however) it’s now clear there’s a pattern rising”.

The brokers have been knowledgeable by way of a letter from Western Sydney College that since they’ve seen a excessive variety of Indian college students who began their programs within the yr 2022 have dropped out they will not settle for candidates from the states of Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab. Within the letter they stated “The areas inside India which were recognized as presenting the best attrition danger are Punjab, Haryana and Gujarat”. And the letter additional stated “Because of the urgency of this matter, the college has determined to pause recruitment from these areas in India, efficient instantly”.

A brand new rule has been enforced relating to the the purposes from Indian college students by a number of famend instructional establishments in Australia was stated by an earlier report from The Sydney Morning Herald. Emails from Edith Cowan College, Victoria College, Torrens College, The College of Wollongong, properly as brokers affiliated with Southern Cross College have been obtained informing that there can be a major tightening of scrutiny of candidates from these Indian states. 

Quite a lot of candidates appear to have an ulterior motive of employment and different job prospects in Australia relatively than finishing their meant research, because of this concern the applied motion was taken. 

A complete prohibition of consumption of scholars from the states of Punjab and Haryana was applied by Edith Cowan College in Perth within the month of February and subsequently extending to eight Indian States together with Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan for additional tightening its restrictive measures on software from college students was tightened in March by Victoria College.