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Posted On: 6/28/2020
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My name is jayakanth and my WES reference number is 4323685IMM, I received my report on 24th of February 2020 and I would like to know why Master's equivalency is evaluated as bachelor's 4 years? Albeit the university where I completed my Masters is deemed but It's recognised by UGC under section 3 of 1956 Act. Most importantly, it's approved by AICTE as well as NAAC with 'A' grade. Last but not least, it's full time regular course with 2 years curriculum.
My Bachelor would be BBA (3years)
And Master would be MBA (2years)
Looking forward for your positive response as the evaluation has closed my door to future prospects.
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Posted On: 6/29/2020
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Hello There,

Thank you for sharing your situation and question with us.

We appreciate that you would be interested in this type of information. We understand that the outcome of your report may cause concern.

It is best that you contact WES directly for information specific to your case. Be prepared with your WES reference number and call the (+1) 800-361-6106 or use their contact form.

For information about contacting WES, you may find the Settlement.Org discussion thread Problem With My WES Evaluation Report useful.

Here is an excerpt:
Submitting Application for Evaluations

For more information, visit Settlement.Org for articles on credential evaluation. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to post them here.

We hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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Posted On: 23 days ago
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WES has considered my Regular Full-Time MBA Guru Gobind Singh University, India as One year Post Graduate Diploma. Somebody, please suggest, will other organizations such as ICAS/ICES/IQAS consider it as 2 years MBA or not?
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Posted On: 15 days ago
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Hi guys my name is Harsh Patel I did Diploma level 5&7 from New Zealand and my Wes evaluation for USA counted as Associate degree and in Canada I did Wes they just counted as 2 year college can’t understand why is this difference as many standards to evaluate our degrees are as same for both nations can I do anything in this case. Thanks guys your genuine reply means a lot to me
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Posted On: 10 days ago
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Hello,

We understand that the outcome of your report may cause concern. There is an appeals process you may wish to pursue if you disagree with their decision. You may also want to contact WES directly for information specific to your case. Be prepared with your WES reference number and call the (+1) 800-361-6106 or use their contact form.

For information about contacting WES and their appeals process, you may find the Settlement.Org discussion thread Problem With My WES Evaluation Report useful.

For more information, visit Settlement.Org for articles on credential evaluation. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to post them here.

We hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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Posted On: 1 days ago
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Dear Sir/Madam

WES:*******

I would like to bring to your notice the discrepancy in WES Evaluation Report.
My Masters in Business Administration(a full time 2 year course from WES recognized university) has been recognised as Post Graduate Diploma of 1 year.

I had taken up my case with WES for Review. The response received from WES is as follows:

"Dear Ms. P.T.

Thank you for contacting us with your concerns regarding your completed evaluation.

World Education Services (WES) has updated its policy specific to master’s degrees in business administration and postgraduate diplomas awarded in India.

WES recognizes business study in India as equivalent to a master’s degree in Canada a) when the student has completed a three (3) year MBA or b) when the credential is awarded by certain institutions, such as Indian Institutes of Technology and Indian Institutes of Management.


Sincerely,


Director of Evaluations"

The response is highly disturbing and alarming. A 3 year MBA is offered by Universities in India where the student is unable to attend /participate in a full time 2 year MBA course. Hence 3 year MBA is a part time course offered by OPen Universities like Indira Gandhi University(IGNOU), where the degree is obtained basis self learning and yearly assessments.
My concern is on following things:
1. A degree from a 3 year MBA part time course offered by open university is being made equivalent to a 2 year MBA degree from Premier Institutes like IIT/IIMs, etc. There is no weightage given to a part time/full time course in this case.
2. To gain admission to any 3 year MBA program, there is no requirement for clearing any competitive exam like CAT. Anyone is admitted to the 3 year MBA course.
3. I have cleared Competitive exam (common Admission Test) , known as CAT followed by interview to gain admission to MBA(2 year full time course).
4. My full time MBA is as rigorous as full time MBA from any other premier Institute unlike open universities which hardly have any continuous assessments/evaluation/practical knowledge nor training.

Kindly request your selves to put forth my genuine concerns with WES on their evaluation methodology that is hindering many applicants who have done a Masters (2 year full time course) and have been not given the benefit of the same.
This is highly demotivating young professionals like us who are more than eager to contribute to the Canadian economy.

Thanks
Sowmy
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