I’m sharing F1 Visa experience Hyderabad 2011. I had my visa on 1-July 2011 for university of bridgeport in EE Engineering. All of my dreams were ended in a few minutes. i am sharing my visa experience so that u give advice regarding mistakes i have made.
VO is a young lady at counter no 10 looking good. She is rejecting all the applicators before me who ”had applied for F1 Visa.
A girl in front of got rejected with in 20sec. Visa officer asked her GRE score, she said ”i did not take GRE and got admit based on TOFEl scores”
All of a sudden VO told that girl that i can’t give a visa and gave her passport. Next another boy went to the counter. he came for the second time for visa. he to got rejected with in one minute. i felt a bit tensed…..but kept the smile on my face and maintained my confidence levels…
F1 Visa Experiences Hyderabad 2011
Here comes my part…
Me: Good Mrng mam
VO: she did not reply and she was looking in to her system
give me u r i20 she asked.
ME: yes mam, i passed on my I20 n passport.
VO: why this university ?
ME: the department profile is decent ,there r experienced faculty in my field of interest , the student to faculty ratio is good , and finally there is an extensive research going in the fields dsp and vlsi which r the subjects of my interest.
Vo: what’s u r bachelors %?
ME: 72% first class (VO interrupted)
VO: when did u pass out?
ME: i am 2011 passed out mam.
VO: pass on u r marksheets..
ME: i passed my docs.she had a quick glance at them for about 2 to 3sec and gave them back…
VO:how any admits?
ME: i applied for 4 univ and i got admits from 4 of them.they r st.mar’s univ Texas, indiana state univ, pittsburg state univ and finally bridgeport univ.
VO:(again) Why only Bridgeport univ?
ME: i am interested in the research work carried out by prof XXXXX in signal processing laboratories.
VO:what is u r gre and tofel?
ME: gre :990 tofel : 94
VO:what is your father ?
ME:he is a agriculturist.he gets an annual income of(interrupted)
VO: how many acres of land does he have?
ME: 12.75 acres.
(interrupted)she again shifted to academics
VO:what project did u do in u r bachelors?
ME: GSM BASED WIRELESS BILLING SYSTEM IN ECIL COMPANY.
Vo: Explain me about u r project ?
(my confidence levels have been increased because people in front of me ha d interview of only 1min)
ME: i explained project very clearly.
VO: what is u r dream job?
ME:i would like to settle in a challenging job in my field of interest.
VO: sorry sir i cant give visa ,(and she passeed on 214 (b) , i was shoceked with her words )
ME: thank u mam.(now looked at me and said ”OK”).
please give suggestions where i made mistake so that i can correct during next attempt.
I also came to know that there r many rejects that day, the visa ratio i like 10:1.does this effect my visa interview….