No Covid Impact: The United States has issued record student visas to India this year. According to statistics, the USA has issued more than 55,000 student visas this year. The US Embassy issued a statement on Monday saying that the mission in India has “approved more student visa applicants than ever before in 2021 despite the global COVID-19 pandemic”. Gave. Through these efforts, more than 55,000 students and exchange visitors are boarding planes to study in the US, and more and more students are being approved every day. It is worth noting that the initiative has been taken by the US to give more and more visas to Indian students at a time when there were constant reports of strictness on visas for a long time.
Studying in US is a Life Changing Experience for Indian Students
Atul Keshap, Charge d’Affairs Ambassador at the US Embassy in New Delhi, said, “Studying in the US is a unique and life-changing experience for Indian students, providing new, global perspectives and often offering invaluable career opportunities.” leads. We are proud to make our travel and study convenient.”
Pandemic delays student visas for Indian students
Recalling the challenges faced during the pandemic, the embassy statement said that consulates usually start interviewing fall semester students for a given year in May, but due to the second Covid wave in India, the US mission There has been a delay in granting student visa to Indian students. According to US embassy officials, there was a lot of pressure due to the delay of two months, but working an extra hour every day not only cleared all the applications but also set a new record for maximum number of student visas.
Two education fairs will be organized in the next 15 days
The US has also decided to organize two education fairs within the coming 15 days. According to the information, in the education fair to be held through virtual mode for graduate students on August 27 and undergraduate students on September 3, different universities in the USA and the possibility of studying there will be told and students’ questions will be answered. It is worth noting that this is the first time such an event is being organized by the US.
Let us tell here that the total number of students of India in America is more than 20 thousand, while India is second in the number of foreign students pursuing graduate studies in America and third in the case of undergraduates.
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