How to get started for MS in US
Before we begin, we want to wish you great success with your application process for MS in US. We will make sure to serve you to the best of our abilities via this platform and help you get an admission at your dream university. Let’s get started!
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STEP 1: Get the Overview
Confused with what to do first for an MS in US? Here you will learn about all the 16 steps that are involved in the application process. Read each section carefully; they are listed as per their priority.
STEP 2: Check the Application Timeline
It is crucial to understand the timeline for each task in the application process and plan accordingly. This helps you in tracking your progress in comparison to a standard timeline. Check this link to get an idea on how to plan your application for your target universities.
STEP 3: Evaluate your Profile
Before you start finding the universities for your MS in US, spend time analyzing your application profile. Understand the strengths and weaknesses of your profile. Secondly, think about which courses that interest you matches your profile. Check this section to get tips on personal evaluation.
STEP 4: Start Searching Universities
It might be a lot of work to visit each and every university website and find the courses they offer to check if they appeal to you or not. Here we have a list which will help you easily navigate through universities and courses.
STEP 5: Prepare your Documents
Following is a list of all the documents required to apply for an MS in US. Prepare them according to given specifications.
NOU – Number Of target Universities
|Passport||Original, 1 × scanned copy, NOU × photocopy|
|Secondary School Certificate (SSC/SSLC)||Original, 1 × scanned copy, NOU × photocopy|
|Higher School Certificate (HSC/PUC)||Original, 1 × scanned copy, NOU × photocopy|
|Bachelor's Degree Certificate||Original, 1 × scanned copy, NOU × photocopy|
|Bachelor's Transcripts||NOU × original; Duly attested - in sealed covers , 1 × scanned copy|
|Curriculum Vitae||NOU × original, 1 × scanned copy|
|Recommendation letters||3 in nos, on the official letterhead, duly attested, in sealed covers; 1 x scanned copy of each|
- HOD or College Dean
- Project Guide
- Professor/Lecturer who taught you at least one course (Recommended)
- Professor/Lecturer who taught you at least two courses (Recommended)
From Work - Project Manager or higher-ups
- Team Lead (Recommended)
- Internship supervisor (Sufficient)
Two from college and one from work.
|Statement of Purpose||NOU × original, NOU × scanned copy (if necessary)|
|TOEFL, IELTS, GRE||Original Score Card, 1 × scanned copy|
|GRE||Original Score Card, 1 × scanned copy|
|Work Experience, Offer Letter, Experience Letter (if applicable)||Original, 1 × scanned copy (if necessary), NOU × photocopy|
|Photographs||Take professional application photographs|
|Other Certificates||Keep the scanned copies of all the extra-curricular certificates (Optional, Recommended)|