F1 Visa Interview in Mumbai With an Unexpected Twist

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Following F1 visa interview in Mumbai Consulate looks pretty casual. This student is appearing for this 3rd F1 Visa interview after getting rejected twice. Once in Chennai and second time in Hyderabad consulate.

f1 visa mumbaiThe actual twist to this interview is in last line of  of this experience. I have made the following changes to the original article submitted by the student

  • Corrected few typos.
  • Removed student’s name
  • Removed the name of parent’s company

My visa experience Mumbai Consulate

Me: Hello mam good morning.  Happy Independence Day
Vo: Very good morning, thank you (with huge smile), You are going to Valparaiso.
Me: Yes mam

Vo: Now I will ask some questions to you and don;t say any prepared stuff..
Me: Sorry mam

Vo: Did you get my question or not?
Me: No mam

Vo: Repeated the same question

Me: Ok mam to be frank this is the one of the best admit I got. Valparaiso is in 4th position in Midwest regional universities. The main reason for selecting Valparaiso is its course curriculum and the faculty. My field of interest is multi-level security systems and there is a wide range of research work is going over there under the guidance of Dr. Daniel& Jay Christopher.. Who won 200million dollars for their research work in MLS? I can learn a lot from their Experiences.

Vo: Ok fine man. Why are shuffling b/w Chennai, Hyderabad Now in Mumbai.. Can u explain it?
Me: With huge smile every body asking the same question. Vo smiles too. Actually my home city is Hyderabad. For the last time, I couldn’t able to find the slots in Hyderabad. So I went for Chennai. Earlier of this month I got slot in Hyderabad and went for that. For this time I couldn’t find any slots in Hyderabad up to next week so I came to Mumbai. Don’t have special reason Mam

Vo: Are you sure, the reason is only due to lack of slots
Me: Yes mam.
Vo: Wait for a bit. Went inside & came after 7-8 min.

Vo: Ok who is Sponsor?
Me: My parents

Vo: What’s ur father
Me: He is a businessman mam

Vo: What type of business
Me: He owned a rice mill named <Name>

Vo: Do you mean rice.
Me: Yes

Vo: What are the income levels
Me: My family income level is around 17laks mam

Vo: Again wait for bit. Went inside with my passport  and came after 2min.
Vo: what’s u r specialization
Me: MLS (multi-level security systems) it deals with data security and cryptography mam

Vo: Do you know one thing
Me: What’s that mam with smile

Vo: Chinese people are sending hackers throughout the world. For hacking can you prevent it.
Me: with huge smile. Hopefully yes mam. I course also deals with data security. Do you know one thing people are loosing around 850millions dollars, Per year due to lack of Internet security and payment gateway problems mam.

Vo: OH. That’s horrible. So what’s your aim?
Me: I would like to see hacker free interne mam

Vo: Great wait for sec.
Vo: Do you know about Indiana? State

Me: With smile No mam. Don’t know in deep. I know a little bit it is very near to Chicago. 9 months of snow is there. I am exiting to visit Indiana.

Vo: With smiles. That’s fine man, listen carefully I am not refusing your visa don’t worry repeated 2 times. We need a administrative verification in. your profile.. Interrupted and asked do you mean 221(g) mam.
VO: First listen to me properly. You have to submit the following documents’. And check frequently about your visa status. Hope fully u will get your visa… Thank you.

Me: Thank you mam

Friends please suggest me what to do know.. Anybody got visa after getting 221(g).

Please post your comments. Thanks in advance

Hello Dear Raghu, I don’t know how to proceed with remaining things, Could you please guide me how to send the required documents to the consulate.

They asked me to submit through Email, Invitation from College as pdf document. Resume, Research, Position in my current job, SOP, Itinerary, Funding, Traveler’s, Travel. Actually I used a fake experience is it a problem to me.


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