Yes, students must clear the English language proficiency test before they can apply for admission in Ireland. The cut-off scores vary depending on the course you choose and the institution you apply to.
Ireland has become one of the prominent study abroad destinations in the recent past due to the excellent education system, welcoming environment and opportunities it has on offer for international graduates. It is estimated that Ireland had around 18,500 students from non-EEA countries coming in. Out of which around 20% of them were Indians.
The average annual tuition fee for post-graduation in Ireland is between €10,000 and €20,000. Other costs such as housing, student visas, medical care, and personal living and travelling expenses are significantly less when compared to other popular destinations. This makes Ireland an option worth considering when comparing with the United States, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Canada.