Business Standard

Indian students this year get twice as many US visas as China: Report

A total of 77,799 Indian students received F-1 visas from January to July this year, while in China, 46,145 got the visa

Photo: Bloomberg
Premium

In 2021, 99,431 Chinese students got the -1 visas while from India, 87,258 got the visa. (Photo: Bloomberg)

BS Web Team New Delhi
While the US gets most international students from China, Indians this year (till July) got about twice the number of students visas as the Chinese, showed an analysis of non-immigrant visas issued by the US State Department, reported The Indian Express. 

A total of 77,799 Indian students received F-1 visas from January to July this year, while in China, 46,145 got the visa, the report said. 

The F-1 visa is issued to those who wish to study at a US university or college, high school, private elementary school, or, other academic institutions. The US also issues M-1 visas for international

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 10:48 AM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com