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Do backlogs affect my chances of getting an admission into US universites?

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  • Anonymous Original poster
  • Preferred qualification: Undergraduate | Preferred study destination: United States

Hi! I'm Kartik

I am an engineering graduate in Electronics & Communications...I had 3 backlogs in 3rd semester but I cleared it..after that i had no backlogs at all..My overall aggregate is 59.5%..I have also given GRE and TOEFL.. scores are GRE-305 TOEFL-92.. with these scores and my undergrad aggregate, will I get into any universities? If so, please suggest me some universities based on my profile..Thanks in advance..

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  • Jyoti Sharma
  • Jyoti Sharma Expert

Dear Kartik,

Greetings from Hotcourses India.

You may consider the following universities options:

University of Cincinnati

Iowa State University

Washington State University

Please send your documents on so that we can support you in finalizing some more universities as per your profile and assistance with the further process.

Thanks & Regards,

Hotcourses India


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In our JNTUK system, there is a two subject exception rule, means we can leave two subjects without writing exams or can leave two failed subjects without clearing by the end of engineering. I failed in a subject in my 2nd year electronic devices and didn't need to clear it, so left it. In that case they removed my 1 uncleared backlogs from exempted credits.. So now im taking my GRE coaching & im planning for MS in US. My doubt is that, do we consider that failed subject as a backlog or not?  is that Ok for  Admission.

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Hi this is Kashyap Dobariya i have completed my Bachlors in Computer Field. I have two backlogs which is cleared and  have 7.59 CGPA and IELTS score is 7.0 and currently preparing for GRE. If i score above 300 in GRE in which universities do i get admission for Master`s Program in USA.

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