Study in USA
The United States, one of the earliest democracies in the world, having experienced democratic system for more than 200 years has emerged as an international super power in the 20th century, the skilled manpower being largely immigrants. USA has a vibrant culture and prosperous economy as it has been the on crossroads of multicultural influences of immigrants from all over the world.
Education is much more than rote learning and practical implementation allows the students to learn as well as earn during education. Industry integration is one of the key aspects of education as it is the ultimate applicability of education that matters. American Universities treat students as responsible adults willing to take up their education responsibly. These practices have yielded highest quality of graduates and the willingness of the highest skilled workforce in the world shows the results.
There are generally 4 intakes in the US:
- Spring: January/February
- Fall: August/September
- Summer: April/May
- Winter: December
Fall intake is the biggest intake where all the courses are offered. Spring is usually the 2nd most common intake and offers many, it not all the courses. Winter and summer intakes are offered in very few Universities with limited number of programs.
English Language Requirements
Medium of instruction is English and all the non-native English speakers are supposed to establish their proficiency in English. Hence TOEFL & IELTS are widely accepted. TOEFL is accepted by all the Universities and IELTS is also considered by more than 2500 institutions in the US.
Ideal scores are as mentioned below:
- For Undergraduate >80
- For Post Graduate >90
- For Undergraduate >6.0
- For Post Graduate >6.5
Some institutions may give a waiver for these exams with some substitute course or interviews.
Eligibility for Admissions:
- Bachelors: 10+2 or equivalent.
- Masters: 16 years education (10+2+4), some institutions may consider 15 years with WES Evaluation.
- Students with 15 years education may also be accepted into Bridging Programs.
- Students with strong academic backgrounds are preferred.
- Students with good SAT, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, IELTS scores would be preferred.
- Letters of Recommendation from the last studied institution`s professors.
- Statement of Purpose/Personal Mission Statement, Essays & Resumes depicting their strong aptitude for higher education.
- Certificates of appreciation in various co curricular activities and sports (If any).
- Strong financial background & proper source of funds. High test scores with excellent academics can fetch good scholarships.
- Covering Letter
- Application Fees
- Application Form
- Statement of Purpose, Essays, Resume
- Letters of recommendation
- All marks cards and official transcripts
- Bank Statement/ Bank balance certificate
- Affidavit of Support
- Test Scores Report