US Embassy announces interview slots for students with I-20 visa ; Read for more details

Lot of students, who were planning to attend universities in the US had received their I-20 documents from their respective institutions, were waiting for their interviews to be held.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Monday, June 27, 2022, 04:46 PM IST
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In May, the US had opened the first set of interview slots in June and the first half of July. |

The US Embassy in India has now announced interview slots for students having I-20 visas, who need to apply for interviews for F, M, and J visas, at the Embassy and Consulates across the country after August 14. This announcement is applicable for students who want to attend classes in the campus by mid-August.

“Student visa appointments are available on our website. If you have an I-20, don't wait! Future F, M, and J appointment openings at the Embassy and Consulates will be for interviews taking place after Aug 14, so if you need to arrive at school by mid-Aug, book an appointment now!,” said the tweet by the US Embassy in India.

Lot of students, who were planning to attend universities in the US had received their I-20 documents from their respective institutions, were waiting for their interviews to be held. In May, the US had opened the first tranche of interview slots in June and the first half of July.

Announcement after Centre's concerns

The announcement comes after the Centre urged officials in countries such as the US, UK, Australia, Poland, Czech Republic, Canada, Germany, and New Zealand to streamline the process for Indian students who wish to study in these countries for their high quality of education.

“Senior MEA officials dealing with Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, New Zealand, Poland, UK & USA had constructive discussions with corresponding Heads of Missions/senior diplomats of these countries about streamlining student visas to Indian nationals,” said a tweet by Arindam Bagchi, official Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, India.

“They agreed to remain engaged in further easing & fast-tracking the process, since the flow of students has been mutually beneficial,” the tweet said further.

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