The US’ Mission in India has accredited extra scholar visa candidates in 2021 than ever earlier than, regardless of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, with greater than 55,000 college students and change guests already boarding planes to check within the US, and extra college students being accredited each day, based on an official assertion.
“In July, as quickly as situations allowed for the resumption of visa companies with out endangering candidates’ well being and security, consular groups labored not solely to match, however surpass, their pre-Covid workload. The US Embassy and Consulates opened extra hours for visa appointments and made each doable effort to make sure well timed arrival for educational packages for as many college students as doable. In the end, these efforts paid off, as extra college students than ever earlier than acquired visas to check within the US,” the assertion issued by the US Embassy in India identified.
Second Covid wave
Embassies and Consulates usually start interviewing fall semester college students for a given 12 months in Could, however the second wave of Covid-19 pressured the Mission to delay the graduation of its scholar visa season by two months.
The Embassy knowledgeable that EducationUSA College Digital Gala’s, might be held on August 27, for potential graduate college students and September 3 for potential undergraduate college students and college students might take part. Indian college students can have interaction with US college representatives and EducationUSA advisers to higher perceive the extensive spectrum of academic.
“Finding out within the US is a novel and sometimes life-changing expertise for Indian college students, granting recent, world views and incessantly resulting in invaluable profession alternatives. Indian college students additionally enrich US society, obtain excessive ranges of educational success, and deepen the bonds of friendship between our international locations. The numerous hard-working men and women of the US Mission to India are proud to facilitate their journey and research,” mentioned US Ambassador to India Atul Keshap.
Because the summer season scholar rush dissipates, the Mission will flip its effort to different visa classes, the assertion added.
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