The number of South Indian Students who are studying in US is constantly increasing.
According to the report, around 15% of South Indian students applied for US VISA applications.
The report was revealed by Jennifer A. McIntyre, Consul General of the US Consule, Chennai.
Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce had organised an interactive programme "Doing Business with USA".
Currently, more than one lakh students are studying in the US.
She said "The consulate in Chennai was the 13th largest non-immigrant visa adjudicating post in the world and number one for processing professional workers' visas,"
"In the financial year 2013, Chennai adjudicated about 2.3 lakh visas, of which half were for professional work and business travel," she added.