New Delhi, June 11: The American Embassy will celebrate 'Student Visa Day' on June 19 during which those applying for higher studies in the US will be treated to a festive and collegiate atmosphere.
The doors of the Embassy will be opened exclusively to students who are applying for F, J, and M visas to pursue higher studies in the United States.
US Embassy staff and representatives from the EducationUSA Center at the United States-India Educational Foundation will provide tips and information on academics and campus life to the visa applicants, said a release issued by the Embassy Since October 2013, a record number of student visa seekers have applied in India, it said.
"Student visa issuances increased by 40 per cent as compared to the same period in the previous year," it said.
Nearly, 100,000 Indian students are currently studying in the US.