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Sharing my F1 Visa Experience at US Consulate Hyderabad. – Shared by Divya.

  • Date : June 7, 2011
  • Time: 09:45
  • Status: Approved

Went inside at 08:40 and finished my checking at 09:40. Gave finger prints and waited 10 minutes for my interview which lasted not more than 2 minutes.

Visa officer: Indian guy. (surprisingly I was the first person at the counter)

Vo: which university?
Me: polytechnic institute of new york univ.

Vo: why this university?
Me: the amount of active research going on there in the field of cs department and the updated curriculum offered, are the main reasons for selecting this university. The current research by prof of cs department , dr.xxx and dr.xxx are very much of my interest hence iv selected this university.

Vo: what are the other universities applied?
Me: told.

Vo: what’s your GRE and TOEFL score?
Me : GRE :1270, toefl :107

Vo: whats you b.tech percentage? ( here I couldn’t hear so repeated it thrice)
Me : 73%

Vo: who is your  sponsor?
Me : my parents.

Vo: what does your father do?
Me: told

Vo : what’s your father’s annual income?
Me: he earns 11.5 lacs per annum sir.

Vo: (looking at my i20) so you got scholarship..?
Me: yes sir.

Vo: ok. I’m approving your  visa and it’ll be mailed to you…..congrats. All the Best.
Me: oh….thank you very much sir

Edulix n Happy Schools Blog helped me a lot for  my F1 visa interview prep. See you all at NYU Poly.

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