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US Mission in India Gears Up for Record Student Visa Year in 2023

125,000 Indians were Issued Student Visas in 2022: One out of every five student visas were issued in India last year


Record-breaking 125,000 Indians were issued student visas


The US Mission in India held its seventh annual Student Visa on June 7 with Consular Officers from New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai interviewing almost 3,500 Indian student visa applicants, according to a US embassy release.

“Last year, a record-breaking 125,000 Indians were issued student visas, which is more than were issued to any other nationality,” said Brendan Mullarkey, the acting Minister Counselor for Consular Affairs in India.

This year, more than 200,000 Indian students are studying at US academic institutions, representing more than 20 percent of international students currently in the United States.

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