USA is a dream destination for most of the Indian students. In fact India sends 2nd highest number of students to USA after China. More than 85% of the students go to USA at Master level of higher education with major focus on MS and MBA. Basically, USA offers one of the greatest opportunities among all the other countries as an option to study abroad in terms of quality of education and further immigration. MOKSH facilitates the student to pursue their dream career after study in USA via highly educative counseling sessions supported by guidance to select the suitable university.
EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY IN USA:
There are public universities and private universities in USA. Generally, cost to study in USA is lower for the public universities by approximately 30% in comparison with the private ones. The universities are well spread across the USA and generally the student either go by the ranking of the university or by the preferred location due to its existing relative (there are more than 3 Million Indians residing in USA!).
In general, the various universities promoted in India by the agents are via student recruitment fairs promoted throughout the year and more prominent in the admission seasons such as June and January every year. However, MOKSH is the only overseas education consultants in Mumbai which provides counseling, guidance, admission support and finally travel support with Visa documentations for more than 110 US public universities.
The difference between the working for public and private universities is that MOKSH charges special counseling and service charges for the admission process to public universities while gives free service for the private universities. However, the public universities will save more than 30% in terms of total cost to study in USA.
Ivy leagues such as Harvard, Yale, MIT, Stanford etc. are few of the best and ranked at the top of the world by various world university rating agencies such as “The times higher Education”. All the top ranked students from India have these universities in their mind and prepare themselves for the Ivy leagues.
Basically, USA requires 12+4 years of education before one becomes eligible for applying for Masters level program. Generally the MS students would need to appear for TOEFL – English proficiency exam as well as GRE. The requirement of score in GRE and TOEFL for various universities in USA varies depending on the raking of the university.
For MBA program, most of the universities expect the students to have a work experience of 1 to 3 years before the application.
GENERAL LIST OF DOCUMENTS FOR APPLICATION:
The process of admission is quite long and involves lot of documentations including interview at the admission stage and visa issuance. One need to be very careful in preparation of documents such as Statement of Purpose (SOP) / letter of motivation The preparation to go to study in USA needs to be done at least 12 months in advance due to entrance exam requirements.
- Application form along with application fees
- Passport copy
- Notarized Academic transcripts (10/12/Graduation)
- Passing Certificate and Graduation allocation certificates
- 3 Letters of recommendations
- Scholarship application form / Financial Aid request form
- Proof of Financial stability
- Bankers solvency certificate up to the minimum limit of total tuition fees + living cost (Rs. 25 Lacs)
- Strong Bank account statement
MOKSH will guide and prepare the entire documentation set for application.
COST TO STUDY IN USA:
There are 3 types of costs to study in USA at Master level (Average ranked).
|Public University||Private University||Remark|
|Tuition Fees||Rs. 14 Lacs||Rs. 22 Lacs||Scholarship for Public schools|
|Living Cost||Rs. 7 Lacs||Rs. 7 Lacs||20 Hrs / week work permit|
|Others||Rs. 2 Lacs||Rs. 2 Lacs||Exam fees, Student welfare etc.|
|TOTAL||Rs. 23 Lacs||Rs. 31 Lacs||SAVE 30% by going to Public university|
MOKSH provides support to get the education loan up to Rs. 20 Lacs limit making it very easy for you to pursue Master level education in USA.
VISA AND IMMIGRATION:
The students applying for student visa for USA will get 3 years Visa for STEM category (Science, Technology, Engineering and Management) or 5 years of Visa for business program category. However, the policy keeps on changing with the regulations defined by the US authorities responsible for immigration.