Checklist of Required documents for admission into USA universities

For a bachelors program a 10+2 year of basic education is required. 12+4 years of basic education is required to pursue a master’s degree in the USA . 12+4 years of basic education and relevant work ex is required for an MBA program. There are two major intakes in most of the universities, schools and colleges of USA – Fall (Sept.) and Spring (Jan). Deadlines for fall intake start from January and for Spring from October. For an entire application procedure a student requires around 8-9 months of time.

Document Description of Document
Degree Certificate & Provisional/Course completion whichever is available). In sealed envelopes to be attested by The Registrar of  University/Controller
of Exams

Provisional/Course completion Certificate required for final year students.
Original attestation on Photocopy
Individual Mark statements and consolidated
All memos required including retakes
In sealed envelopes to be attested by The Registrar of University/Controller
of Exams. Only
Consolidated mark sheet will not be accepted. Original attestation
on Photocopy
10+2 / equivalent mark sheet. In sealed envelopes to be attested by the College Principal/Technical Board.Original
attestation on Photocopy
10th / equivalent mark sheets In sealed envelopes to be attested by The School Principal.
Original attestation on Photocopy
TOEFL Notarized. (Official ETS reporting should be done  by the Student )
Photocopy
GRE/GMAT/SAT Notarized (Official ETS reporting should be done by the Student)
Photocopy
Recommendation Letters
(Min. 3 Nos.)One from HOD; other two from concerned dept. professors.
In sealed envelopes with attestation (inside outside)
Date should be mentioned.OriginalLetterhead Different formats
Statement of Purpose (SOP)
Approx. 750 words)
To be prepared by the student on A4 size paper and duly signed.
Hard & Soft copy
Bank Statement Student cannot be a partner in joint a/c Signed by the Bank Manager with a seal of the bank, A/c no. & DateApprox. amount
equivalent to US$44,000…….

Original Bank Letterhead
Affidavit of Support Signed by the Sponsor & has to be notarized on Rs. 10 Stamp Paper
Original
Passport First & last 2 pages
Photocopy
Photograph Colour,Standard passport sized photograph
Other Certificates (if any) i.e. extra curricular activities
Photocopy
Resume Duly Signed
Hard & Soft copy
Experience Letter Required if > 6 months gap/showing experience in Resume
Photocopy