One Minute F1 Visa after MBBS in India for Spring semester in US Consulate Hyderabad – Shared by Raghav.
Note – This is the first time a Doctor (after completing MBBS in India) has shared F1 Visa Interview experience here in the blog. As you may know, options for Indian doctors in US is pretty slim in the USA. Plus, the journey is going to be really long.
- Graduate of Medicine – MBBS
- Applied for: MS in Neuroscience
- GRE – 1300; TOEFL – 104
- University: The University of Texas at Dallas
- Hyderabad consulate
- Appointment time 11:00 am
F1 Visa After MBBS in India
After I completed formalities and called for the interview at 12:30 pm. I was pretty confident and was observing the things at the consulate. I was chatting with people of various backgrounds. Then I heard my token no called out, E204 to window no.14. I went there. There is no one at the counter. I waited for him to come.
Me: Good morning sir
Vo: So how many backlogs and whats your percentage?
Me: I have one backlog with 60%
Vo: So what’s cognitive science and neuroscience?
Me: It is the science that deals with applied aspect of memory. Perception, emotions.
Vo: Your GRE score?
Me:1300. I gave the card (and I forgot to collect it also)
Vo: Why UTD?
Me: My interest is in intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring. Dr. Aaga Moller at UTD is the authority in this subject and he is the author of the most popular book on this subject. I would like to be his student.
Vo: What other universities?
Me: Hartford and Idaho
Vo: Who is sponsoring you?
Me: My parents
Vo: What do they do
Me: My dad is a practicing pediatrician.
Vo: Your visa has been granted.
Me: thank you sir
As the old saying goes, Doctors from India can’t get Visa to enter the USA. But, that’s not the case with this MBBS graduate from India.