FAQ-USA

FAQ USA

  • What is the education pattern in USA?

    To get admission in any Master’s program in USA, student must have 16 years of Education. i.e 12+4 or 12+3+1.

  • What is meaning of Official Score Reporting for TOEFL, IELTS, GRE, GMAT or SAT?

    Official Score Reporting means the score will be reported by the testing agencies (i.e TOEFL and GRE from ETS, SAT from College Board or GMAT form GMAC), which may cost up to $ 20 to $23 per university.

  • Do I need to do a transcript evaluation?

    If a student has many backlogs in his/her last education, then we recommend you do an evaluation from a professional transcript evaluator. Also many universities insist on having done a transcript evaluation, so we recommend that you do so.

  • Is there any age bar for applying for a student visa?

    Students have to be a minimum of 18 years of age to apply for Bachelors, but there is no maximum stipulation for age. Of course, if there has been a long gap after having finished your earlier studies, the student must have relevant work experience & needs to satisfy the interviewing visa officer about his study plan at the time of visa interview.

  • I have completed 15 years of education in India. Can I get admission for Master’s directly in USA?

    If any student has 15 years of education like B.Com, BCA, B.sc or such, they will get admitted only in Pre-MBA. Generally MBA is of 2 years, but the duration of a Pre-MBA course will be 2 ½ years, as the student will need to study some pre-requested subjects.

  • What is the minimum % or GPA required for getting admission?

    Students need a 3.0 GPA out of 4.0 (i.e. minimum 58 to 60 % as per India’s grading scale) to get admission in any Master’s program & 2.5 to 2.75 GPA out of 4.0 (i.e. 52 to 55 % as per India’s grading scale) to get admission in any Bachelors program.

  • When can I apply for admission?

    Generally it takes a minimum of 4-5 weeks of processing time after the student submits the complete documents to the university. But this time may differ from university to university. We advise students to apply well in advance (minimum 3 to 4 months before the intake) to make their admission experience hassle-free.

  • What does it cost to get a student visa?

    Starting from the entrance exam coaching right up to the visa process, students generally incur expenses of around Rs 90,000 to Rs 100,000. Details about this expenditure can be found here.