Free Services

Interested in studying in the U.S.? The EducationUSA advising team at USIEF offers a wide range of free services to students who are interested in studying at a college or university in the U.S.

EducationUSA Advising Libraries

The EducationUSA advising libraries at the USIEF offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai are open to the general public from Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 13:00. (Members are welcome to use the library during all working hours except at the Hyderabad center.) The library at the Hyderabad USIEF office is open to all from Monday to Friday, 12:30-16:30 by appointment only. We have a range of specialized books on every aspect of the admissions process for students interested in studying in the U.S.

Information Sessions on Applying to U.S. Universities

EducationUSA advisers at USIEF conduct free weekly basic briefing sessions on applying to U.S. universities. During these sessions, EducationUSA advisers offer tips on successfully applying to U.S. colleges and universities. EducationUSA advisers frequently travel to cities throughout India. Contact us for a schedule of events or to invite an EducationUSA adviser speak at your school or university

Presentations by U.S. University Representatives

Indian students interested in U.S. higher education can speak directly to visiting U.S. university representatives during special presentations at our offices. Last year, USIEF hosted presentations by a wide range of U.S. university representatives, including Columbia University, Barnard University, Brown University, College of St. Rose, University of Kentucky, and many more. See our events pages for a schedule of upcoming events or become our fan on Facebook.

Online Advising Sessions

Prospective students can receive advice over the phone about U.S. study from the EducationUSA Advising Help Desk number 1-800-103-1231.  Prospective students can also pose questions about U.S. study during online webchat sessions which are organized by EducationUSA advisers at USIEF on a regular basis. Indian students can also participate in EducationUSA's global webchat series. A schedule of upcoming events is available here:


Our Facebook pages are constantly monitored and you can reach out to an Advisor by sending us a message via Facebook. Find us at:

Telephone/Email Inquiries


Please contact us by telephone or email. The EducationUSA offices at USIEF are happy to respond to routine inquires by email or telephone.


New Delhi: E-mail: Tel.:+91-11-4209-0909


Chennai: Tel.: +91-44-28574423 / 28574131


Hyderabad: E-mail: Tel.: +91 - 40 - 4033 - 8438


Kolkata: Tel.: +91-33-3984-6310


Mumbai: E-mail: Tel.: +91 - 22 - 2262 - 4603


Our nation-wide toll-free help line 1-800-103-1231  is available in English and Hindi, Monday through Friday, from 2 to 5 PM. 

U.S. University Fairs

USIEF organizes and facilitates U.S. University fairs every year. These fairs give students an opportunity to meet a wide range of U.S. University officials representing a variety of different degree and non-degree U.S. study programs.