US Consulates in India to Begin New Online Visa Application Process – February 1, 2010

Courtesy of the India Times:

The applicant would have to fill up visa papers electronically, answer a few questions online and approach the consulate with a print-out of a one-page confirmation with barcode.

The article also provides some interesting statistics:

The number of students from India to the US increased by nine per cent, from 94,563 to 103,260 during 2008-09, Tyler said. China and Korea have the second and third largest students studying in the US, he added.

India is leading for the last eight years in a row, he said, adding that the growth in number of Indian students per year is between five to ten per cent.

The entire article can be found here.

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