past academic record is one of the most important deciding factors in
securing admission to a MBA program in Canada. Most business schools
require you to have a reasonably good academic record.
schools require a GPA of at least 3.0 - 3.5 (Approximately 70% +) in the
undergraduate degree. Each business school has its own minimum
requirement for its programs, which are flexible depending on the
Universities in Canada
have their own marking and evaluation systems, which are considerably
different from many international systems.
It is advisable not
to convert your marks in your country's system of grading to the
Canadian Grade Point Average system or any other system since the
conversion may not be accurate.
You may attach an
explanatory note from your college to indicate your rank in your class
and/or university. The letter may also indicate your place as compared
to the class and the university average and the number of students in
the class and the number of colleges and students in the university.
You may also provide any
other information or documents that you feel may help you in the
Students applying for
admission to the MBA program are required to submit an official
transcript (mark-sheets) from each college or university that
they have attended after secondary school with complete details of the
subjects/credits involved (for each year) and other details like
correspondence courses, diplomas etc.
Most business schools
ask for the transcript (mark-sheets) to be sealed in an envelope
and signed and attested across the seal by the registrar. This procedure
is to be done for each and every college that you have attended.
Some schools may ask for
more than one copy of the transcript.
If the transcripts are
in a language other than English, then they must be translated into
English only by the issuing authority or university otherwise it may not