French education System...!!!


French Education System
French system
Indian system
BEPC (Base d'Essais de la Petite Ceinture)
10th STD
12th STD
Bachelors(License) / Undergraduate certificate diploma
Bachelors(License)/ Undergraduate certificate diploma
Masters / Postgraduate diploma
Masters / Postgraduate diploma

The French educational system is highly centralized; organized and ramified .It is divided into 3 different stages:
·         Primary education
·         Secondary education
·         Higher education

Primary Education:
In France, kids start school very early, school starts 3 (for almost 100%) and children spend 3 years in kindergarten, schooling is compulsory until age 16.

Secondary Education:

For secondary education age is from 11 to 15 which is known as BEPC which is equivalent to 10th  in India, then the students who completes secondary school in France receive a diploma known as the Baccalaureate which is equivalent to 12th in India.

Higher education:
Higher education is offered in different institution. There are two different types of education institutes that International Students usually you can choose from Universities and Grande Ecoles.

There are about 88 public Universities spread throughout the country. They cover the entire range of academic disciplines from the sciences, including Mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology to technology, covering computer science, engineering, material science and electrical engineering through to literature, language, the arts, the social science, law economics management health sports and more. The university covers all disciplines and trains student for research. Students are usually in larger classes with fewer support systems. The fee structure is sometimes lower than the other countries.

Grande Ecoles:
The Grande Ecoles are uniquely French institutions, created in the early 19th century in parallel to the university system; they are extremely selective and offer education of a very high standard. There are over 300 Grande Ecoles in France covering different subject areas. The fee structure can sometimes be higher but students benefit from smaller class sizes, better support systems and excellent networks (alumni companies and international partners). These can be either Public or Private Institutions or part of both.

Popular Courses:
MBA, IT, Engineering, Fashion, Art and Design

Entry Requirements for Masters.
MBA: A good bachelor degree, 2 to 3 year work experience, GMAT
Master: Good bachelor degree

English requirement + Eligibility:
IELTS with score of band 6 is mandatory to secure the admission in France.

Ranking and Accreditation:
There are several ranking are published by reputable newspaper and specialized press. The Grande Ecole always comes out of top. They are also highly accredited institutions.
·         The UK financial Times has ranked the Best Business schools in Europe, X of them are French Grande Ecoles
·         For example the best Grande Ecole Business Schools are accredited by EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB (international accreditations). They are also approved by the government. The best Grande Ecole
·         Engineering Schools are accredited by the French Board of Engineering Degrees.
·         Member of the CGE (French Conference of top management and engineering Schools) and the CDEFI (Conference of Directors of French Engineering Schools). Awarded the EURACE label.

Application Procedure
·     All the applicants must submit certified true copies of relevant documents along with the application form. They must bring originals to OM International office also.
·  The school which you have applied will decide on the recognition of your academic background and will decide at which level you can qualify to enter.
·    If the application is successful you will receive a conditional/confirmation offer letter from them which can be used for a long stay student resident visa.
·   You need to complete Registration and pay the first installment fees and send it to the School. The School will send you details on how to apply for accommodation later on.
·  The applicant needs to take an appointment with the French embassy for a visa interview and to verify the financial documents along with the visa documents at the Embassy of France or the consulates in Mumbai.
·  Applicants must complete the online procedure. They will find details about this at and on the India CF page.
·   After considering the complete application Approval is given by the French Embassy within 48 hrs.
·     After the visa approval the student can book their tickets.

The major intake in France is September and February.

Documents Required :
·         Confirmed admission letter from French University/school
·         Final admission letter - unconditional
·         Proof of Accommodation in France
·         Proof of Financial Resources
·         Overseas Medical Insurance
·         Flight tickets
·         Academic Degree Certificate
·         Resume
·         Valid Passport
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