F1 Student Visa Interview Experience – M.S. in Electrical Engg – Chennai
By K. Kaamesh
Yah..I Got Visa to USA!
- Location: Chennai
- Attempt: 1st
- Status: Approved
Course: – M.S. in Electrical Engg
Visa Officer: Please pass the passport.
Me: Gave him.
Visa Officer: I-20
Visa Officer: So, Wright State University?
Visa Officer: Where is it?
Me: Ohio, Dayton
Visa Officer: How many students go there?
Me: Around 12000 in UG and around 2000 in PG. (took few seconds to recollect the ans from the memory. He also helped with the answer.)
Visa Officer: What did u do after graduation? When did u graduate?
Me: Told, worked till Feb-2013, June-2012.
Visa Officer: So lost interest after that?
Me: No, I carried out the study in a passive manner i.e. studied at home and then went on preparation for GRE and TOEFL.
Visa Officer: How was our score?
Visa Officer: What was the percentile in Verbal?
Visa Officer: You are not convincing.
Me: I scored 299 in GRE, which is quite a good mark.
Visa Officer: You are going to study Electrical and Electronics Engg.(looking at the i-20). Why?
Me: Told him it is my favorite subject, robotics is what i would like further in electronics. Want to make a good career out of it.
Visa Officer: How will you manage the cost?
Me: My parents have a liquid balance of……………..
Visa Officer: (Smilingly) Liquidity means what! Do they have money stashed inside the mattresses or what?
Me: Smilingly replied, no they both work in nationalized banks.
Visa Officer: They both?
Visa Officer: Ok congratulations. You may go to US.
Me: Thank you very much!!!