US Embassy launches App for Indian college students


Indian college students aspiring to enroll themselves within the US universities can now get genuine data, with the American Embassy right here launching an App on Wednesday for this goal.

The Embassy has additionally deliberate quite a few different measures for the advantage of the Indian college students wanting to review within the US, whose economic system has already been benefited to the tune of $7.5 billion from the Indian college students’ cash.

“We would like the genuine data on US universities to be obtainable to the Indian college students,” Karl M. Adam, Deputy Cultural Affairs officer within the Embassy stated whereas launching the EducationUSA India cell utility which is able to present complete and correct data on learning within the US.

He stated the Embassy has mixed all EducationUSA data into one Fb web page.

At current, the EducationUSA has seven scholar advising centres in India — Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Ahmedabad, Adam stated.

“We need to broaden the variety of these centres. We’re additionally researching to construct a community of credible brokers to disseminate genuine data on the US schooling system and assist the scholars with their utility course of,” he added.

The Indian college students have contributed $7.5 billion to the US’ economic system straight, in line with the Embassy officers.

As per the estimates, Indian college students characterize over 17 per cent of the overall worldwide scholar inhabitants within the US, the second largest neighborhood in US adopted by China.

The Embassy officers stated the US has 1,000,000 worldwide college students and one out of each 5 worldwide college students is an Indian.

The variety of Indian college students enrolling with the colleges within the US has doubled within the final decade, they stated.

In 2018, 1,96,000 college students had been enrolled within the greater schooling establishments within the US. from India. This was a major enhance from 1,82,000 in 2017.

Based on the officers on the embassy, the coed visa approval fee is as excessive as 90 per cent.

Speaking concerning the schooling system, Adam stated the US presents a multi-disciplinary strategy to schooling on the College degree.

“The schools observe a versatile strategy to schooling and it’s potential for the scholars to alter their majors after getting admission. Seventy per cent worldwide go to 300 colleges in US however we’ve 4,700 accredited faculties to select from.”



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