Enrollment of Indian Students in US Engineering Colleges Declines by 21 Per Cent

first_imgA report from National Foundation for American Policy shows the number of Indian students enrolled in graduate level programme in computer science and engineering in the United States has declined by 21 percent from 2016-2017.The report indicated that decline is attributed to US president Donald Trump’s restrictive visa and work policies. Last year, US has made H-1B visas rules more tougher which has affected the prospects of attracting foreign students making a significant contribution to the US economy. The H-1B visas allow US companies to hire foreign talent for temporary employment. The non-immigrant workers are selected through a lottery system. Indian IT companies are the largest users of this type of visa applications.Read it at India Related Itemslast_img read more