Highlights: More US study visa for Indian students
- The US is a popular study abroad destination for international students.
- In 2022, the US issued more student visas compared to previous figures.
- The figures for study visas issued in 2022 are more than the number of study visas granted in 2016.
- The US issued 1.25 lakh study visas to students of India.
- Indians are allocated the most visas from the US.
Abstract: The U.S. granted more study visas in 2022, most of which were for Indian students.
According to recent updates, the United States of America has issued around 1.25 lakh visas to Indian students for the fiscal year of 2022. A spokesperson for the US State Department, Ned Price, stated that the figure was the highest for any year since 2016. India has set a record for the highest number of visas granted in 2022.
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Increased number of US study visa for Indian students
More and more Indian students are choosing to pursue their higher education in the U.S. The U.S. has top universities offering quality education with a global reputation.
The top three countries that are issued US visas are:
India is expected to surpass China for the number of visas issued by 2023.
78000 F1 visas issued to Indians till July 2022: 30% increase compared to 2021
F1 Student visa will be issued to only fresh applicants : US Embassy
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Increased Personnel for U.S. Visa Issuance
Ned Price also stated that more personnel are being added to process the visa application and reduce the waiting time for the scheduling of visa interviews.
The timely processing of visas is a primary goal of the US administration and economy. Visa processing is operating efficiently to reach the pre-pandemic processing levels.
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