What are the reasons for a Student Visa Refusal?

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Potential Reasons for Student Visa Refusal

Potential reasons for which student visas can be refused are lack of proficiency in English, inability to demonstrate sound financial status or to show relevance of education in US for future plans, acceptance from a local or mediocre school in US, nervous body language and so on forth, Apart from common reasons for student visa refusal. If the student doesn’t fulfill the required mandate, or willful distortion of facts.

Following are some of the reasons for which students can be refused visa:

214(b) Refusals

After the completion of the course the visa officer does not believe that the candidate is serious about returning to India. He/she can refuse a candidate visa under Section 214(b),if the visa officer has any reason to believe that the applicant may be an intending immigrant to the US. If however the circumstances for which the candidate was refused visa earlier have not changed significantly, another interview would prove to be futile, in that case the candidate may reapply for another visa interview.

He/She will be required to fill out a new application for and pay the NIV application fee of Rs.4600 each time they reapply. In case of another for visa, the candidate can visit the VFS website for information regarding visa application process.

221(g) Refusals

Certain instructions are given at the time of refusal, Student visa refusal section 221(g) of the US INA means that the application for visa incomplete or needs further administrative action. Certain instructions are given at the time of refusal, if the candidate has been requested by a consular officer to make appointment and appear in person at the consulate, he/she should visit the VFS website to make the appointment. Sometimes the refusal letter does not request the candidate to make an appointment, in which case they may go the consulate on any working day (Monday to Friday) at 10:00 am.

 

 

 

 

 

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