Eligibility Criteria # OPT
Optional Practical Training
is one of those adventures you can take while studying in USA.
for the OPT are-:
- The employment must be directly related to student’s major.
- A F-1 status of visa must be maintained by the student lawfully.
- Students who have engaged themselves into 12 months or more full-time curricular practical training are not eligible for OPT.
- You are permitted for a 12 month OPT in all. It means if you have done a 6 months of part time OPT you can do only 6 months of full time OPT.
NOTE-: A student can do 12 month of OPT after receiving the undergraduate degree and then go to college and do 12 months of OPT on completion of graduation. Pre-completion and Post-completion OPT have different rules.
Figure out if you fit in the eligibility criteria of OPT and always bear in mind, money should never be the reason to stop you from living your dreams. Trust your dreams and work hard to make them reality.