After getting a master’s degree a student is permitted to work in America for a period of one year, which is extendable to three years, if he is from the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) category. A work permit (H1B visa) is not required for such students.
Not at all. Students with an American degree can avail of a special quota, of 20,000 H1B visas. In addition to this quota they can also apply for the general quota comprising 65,000 H1B visas.
The new merit-based immigration policy is being formulated which will give priority to students with American degrees for H1B visas.
There is no restrictions specific to India.
President Trump is planning to give more weightage to highly skilled workers holding American degrees.
Currently, America has the lowest unemployment rate which has dipped to an unprecedented 4.1 percent. Therefore, students getting degrees from good universities still manage to find jobs within a few months of graduating.
Students of Dilip Oak’s Academy invariably join only accredited and well-known universities. Most of them find jobs in the US quite easily.
You can apply for H1B visa once a year. If you are from the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) category you can apply for visa thrice, since the OPT period for STEM students is for three years. Non STEM students can apply only once.
No. It will not affect your chances.
There is no such rule neither it is likely to be announced in the near future till the US Government finalize new immigration policies.
If the Green Card is not initiated within 6 years after getting H1B visa, student will be required to return to the home country.
There is no such amendment till date and no such possibility in the near future.
Ideally, the GRE test should be taken during the third year. If not possible at least in the first semester of the final year so that the students can join US university immediately after completing his graduation. The GRE test score is valid for 5 years.
You can join our GRE coaching anytime between July 2018 to July 2019. The admission procedure will follow from that point onwards.
You can apply for GRE as many times as you wish to. You can report the best score to the University out of all attempts. A maximum of 5 attempts is allowed within 1 calendar year.
Ideally, you should take the GRE up to December 2018 or latest by January 2019.
We recommend students to take the GRE test during the third year of engineering. This enables them to prepare well for the GRE test and also concentrate on their academics.
We will launch online training for the GRE test in the near future.
Students with backlogs can also get admission but in a relatively lower ranked university.
Relevant work experience at least for one year is strongly recommended. It will help to get better university and a good job after MS.
Conversion of marks is not required. You can report SGPA/CGPA to the US universities which are acceptable to them.
Majority US universities accept the GRE score for admission to MBA course. Work experience in start-ups can be considered.
Yes, research publication will help to some extent provided it is in a magazine of an international reputation.
16 years (12+4) of formal education is mandatory. Students completing a three-year degree course should complete masters in India and then apply. However, if you get your mark sheets evaluated from World Education Services (WES) and if they recognize your degree equivalent to a four-year Indian degree, then you can apply for a master’s program.
Yes, even if you join an average university you can get a very good job after MS since you have relevant work experience for more than 2 years.
Extra-curricular activities related to academics like paper presentations, projects, participation in seminars and internships are important for selection criteria. Participation in cultural activities and sports are not as relevant.
Majority of American universities require 16 years of formal education (4-years Bachelor's degree). However, some lower-ranking universities do accept 3-years Bachelor's degree as well.
Four factors are important for getting admission into US universities.
The GPA is equally important. Only high GRE score does not guarantee admission to top universities.
Ideally, you should join German language coaching in the first year so that you can complete A1, A2, B1, B2 and C1 levels till you complete your bachelor’s degree. This will enable you to have a good command over the German language and you can apply for the masters course in full German language which do not charge tuition fees.
Some universities in Germany do accept the GATE score. However, the TU9 universities strongly recommend the GRE test score.
Majority of universities require A-2 level.
Yes, retired parents can get the loan if they have property to mortgage.
Employment opportunities in are similar in all three countries.
You can apply for MS in all fields (technical, humanities, arts, management, etc.)
You can apply for MS in pharmacology, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, pharma administration and biotechnology.
Employment opportunities in the US and Germany are the same.
Yes, most of the US universities have job fairs generally twice in a year where many companies recruit students.
You should join our admission counseling any time after July 2018, but preferably before January 2019.
Gaining work experience is definitely an added advantage. There is no age limit to take the GRE or to apply for a master's course in USA or Germany.
Students from any engineering stream can apply for computer science. But they will have to take pre-requisite courses which will extend their course by one semester. Similarly, higher ranked universities prefer students with bachelor’s degree in computers. Relevant work experience in the IT sector would be an added advantage.
For computer science California, Washington, New York and Texas are preferred locations. For mechanical engineering Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and New York are the preferred locations.
No. It will not affect your chances of getting an admission.
The Address and Ranking List of all departments of universities is available at our office.
There is no specific bank balance required. You can apply even on basis of education loan.
MBA and Architecture are non-STEM degree. Jobs are possible. However, work permit is a matter of chance since candidate can participate in H1B lottery only once.
Such scholarships and fellowships are available for which you will find information on the internet. Some examples are Tata Scholarship Fund/JN Tata Endowment, KC Mahindra Education Trust, Leela Poonawala Foundation and India Foundation.
Jobs are available in all the technical fields. Civil Engineering students can also opt for Construction Engineering and Management courses.
After getting your Visa, you can contact our office for Address list of students currently studying in the university you are joining.
There are good employment opportunities in Germany but limited scope in Canada.
Though it is not compulsory, we strongly recommend relevant work experience of at least 1 year.
We have students enrolled from all over India. We provide all services online.
Theoretically changing of stream is possible but only in certain fields. For example, students from any engineering background can apply for Industrial Engineering. Any engineer with adequate work experience and basic knowledge of computers can apply for Master in Information Science or Data Science or Business Analytics. Also, any engineer with relevant work experience in Computer Science can apply for Masters in the same field.
There are three advantages to this:
Student from any Engineering field can apply for Computer Science. However, relevant work experience is highly recommended for this. He will have to do pre-requisite courses before starting the regular MS course. This will increase the duration of the course as well as the cost.
Ideally, he should appear for GRE in the Third Year of Engineering and TOEFL in Final Year of Engineering.
Education Loan upto Rs.35 lacs is easily available which will take care of the entire cost of education.
For admission to the top 10 Universities of America, a GRE Score of more than 330 is required. In addition to this, student also must have outstanding academic record and degree from a reputed Indian college/university.
You can do internship on CPT for up to 364 days.
Very few universities offer the course in Food Technology but many universities offer courses in Food Science.
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