The time period for availing a visa varies from country to country, to get an Australian student visa it generally takes 1 month.
However, sometimes the government may take longer to assess your application, or they may require more information from you before they can reach a final decision. The official time required for processing a student visa is 3 months. However in most cases it doesn’t take that long.
For Indians, the average time is 20 days for most students.
The following is a list of visas, and the approximate time that it will take to arrive.
(Remember that these are only suggested indicators from the government. It may vary from person to person and country to country.)
Skilled Independent Visa: 12 to 36 months
Skilled Nominated Visa: 12 to 36 months
Skilled Regional Sponsored Visa: 12 to 36 months
Working Holiday Visa: 1 to 2 weeks
Work and Holiday Visa: 1 to 2 weeks
Employer Nomination Scheme: 3 to 6 months
Business Investor Stream: 12 to 36 months
Business Innovation Stream: 12 to 36 months
Business Talent Visa: 12 to 36 months
Investor Retirement Visa: 6 to 9 months
Parent Visa: 12 to 24 months
Aged Parent Visa: 12 to 24 months
Prospective Marriage Visa: 12 to 13 months
Partner Visa (formerly known as Spouse Visa): 12 to 13 months
Electronic Travel Authority: 0 to 5 days
E-visitor Visa: 1 – 30 working days
Tourist Visitor Visa: 4 to 6 weeks
Business Short Travel Visa: 1 to 7 working days
Temporary Business Long Stay Visa: 1 to 3 months
Student Visa: 3 to 6 months
Student Guardian Visa: 14 days to 3 months