Here are the basic procedure about doing masters degree in United States
Step 1 :To do Masters degree in US, the first thing that needed is write GRE(Graduate Record Examination) and TOEFL(Test of English as a foreign language). These are the basic two exams that is required by US universities and US embassy for issuing F-1 student visa.
Step 2 :
The first thing needed is book an appointment for writing the test. The website that you need to go to book an appointment is http://www.ets.org/ . In this link under the “test” heading you will find GRE and TOEFL where you can follow the link and book an appointment, For GRE, you need to book for GRE(General Test) .
Please follow the link for the pattern of the test. The pattern will be updated constantly.
Step 3 :
To prepare for GRE test , read various GRE books such as Barrons, Kaplan. There are also various training institutes who train for GRE. It depends on what you think about preparing for GRE. Say for example, if you think you need 3 or 5 months of preparation for GRE then you can book the appointment and start preparing for the exam. For TOEFL it is very easy to prepare. It should not take more than 10 days,. GRE preparation should also be helpful when writing TOEFL exam.
In chennai the test site for GRE is
PROMETRIC TESTING PVT LTD15,
CHENNAI 600 034
Step 4 :
Applying for Universities :
Once you have completed the GRE and TOEFL test you can send upto 5 universities for free (i.e., send GRE and TOEFL scores to the universities for free, otherwise you need to pay around $50 for sending the GRE and TOEFL scores to the universities).
The reason why I am saying is that once you have started preparing for the exams, you can simultaneously select the university which you want to pursue your Masters Degree.The university selection depends on your choice of specializaton available in the university, financial fees structure of the university, whether aid will get aid in the university etc.
For this you have to browse the internet and go the university website to collect all these details.
Step 5 :Once you have finished the GRE and TOEFL exams you can start applying for the univesities.For this, when you start preparing for the exam, you can select the university and ask the university to send application form to you by telling the university graduate school that you intend to pursue Master’s Degree in their university and you want details and application form mailed to your home address. All the universities will send you the prospective details and application form. With this you can use to send it along with the application fees after you complete the exams.
Step 6 :
You have to send the application form along with the details required by the university(which includes affidavit of suppport of who is going to sponsor for your studies, xerox copy of GRE and TOEFL scores, etc). If you wish to not do all these procedures by yourself you can contact any one of the Study in USA consultants. They will relieve your burden by doing all these things. Please make sure that you apply well before the deadlines specified in the university website. The deadline is different for the universities. Please see the university website for the deadlines. You can apply for either spring(starts january) or fall(starts around august).
Step 7 :
After you have applied to the university, you need to keep in constant touch with them about your admission
Step 8 :
Once you get admission, the next step will be to get F-1 student visa.
Step 9 :
Finally get visa land on the paradise on earth(USA)