Previous year, the number of students from India in the US has raised by 30% to 1,32,000. In the year, 2015 alone, the US Consulates and Embassies in India had granted more than 72,000 F-1 visas.
According to Charles Luoma, Consular Chief, the US Consulate located in Chennai alone had processed more than 21,900 visas in the year 2015. If the entire documents of the students are in order and students are migrating to pursue education and not to work, then they don’t need to worry much about.
The Consular Chief says that he emphasis on the carefulness of the applicants. Students should bring genuine documents for a visa interview. The officials who take the interview seek to have a real communication with the students. Students should avoid speaking about what they have been asked to tell by their agents.
He also informed that those students who want to study in the US could utilize the resource of Education USA. They can take their assistance and guidance while applying to the universities and colleges of the US that doesn’t charge at all. He also exhorts students for using certain portals offered by the USCIS for doing their research.