F1 Visa for Ph.D. at New Delhi Embassy for Fall Semester resulted in Approval without 221g.
I think the key to getting F1 Visa is to not mention about sensitive subjected at the interview if you can.
- F1 Visa Administrative Processing – To learn in-depth analysis of the process.
I reached embassy 1 hour earlier intentionally than my scheduled time, that was 10:30 morning since traffic status in Delhi is always vary.
F1 Visa for PhD – Fall Semester
Me: Good Morning Madam
VO: Very Good morning ( It was expectable, since I was noticing her when I was waiting for my turn , she was looking very cheerful)
Me: Hw are you doing ?
VO: Great, thanks
VO: So, you are going to Louisiana State University ?
Me: Yes, Madam
VO: So what you will do there ?
Me: I am going to pursue PhD ?
VO: What you will do in PhD ? ( She wanted to hear that what is my PhD major course which mentioned in my I-20 i.e. Pathobiological sciences )
Me: I have to work and described my research work since I already discussed my PhD project with professor in LSU. ( She was looking surprised, I Immediately read her face and added that this research will come in the course of Pathobiological sciences, She seemed relax)
VO: What PhDian do ?
Me: Sorry madam, I am not able to understand
VO: I mean , what you will do after completion your PhD ?
Me: I like to come back to India and continue my research by working in India’s most reputed research centre. ( This answer answer was pre planned, since VO want to hear that one should come back to India )
VO: OK, So you like football ? ( Again expected question, since LSU is also eminent for its soccer team)
Me: Ya (However not too much but I cant disrespect it, since my university is one of the best team in American football like Cornell, Albama university)
VO: OK, your VISA approved, it will reach to you within 7 days
Me: Thanks madam.
All the Best to all, Just one advise doing homework before going to interview. I got the passport back in two days.
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