Got my visa on dec 28th to Western Michigan University.
1st and 2ns F1 Visa was rejected at Hyderabad consulate (Nov 16th, Dec 7th), this is the 3rd time @ Kolkata.
F1 Visa Interview – Kolkata
me: good mrng sir
VO: good mrng …give u documents…
me: gave ,including my b-tech provisional,long memo,convocation and individual
mark sheets (actually he asked b-tech certificates ,so gave those also) .
VO: how did u select dis univesity?
me: i had interact with my ug proff ,and also consult with alumni students and current students who are studing in us by sharing my profile and course interest, from their Suggestions i went through websites, i had select dis university.
VO: did u applied for any other univ?
me: applied for 5 univ’s and admitted into 4 univ’s (said those 4)
VO: ( he went inside for few seconds…) whats ur father?
me: he is central govt employee working in ‘singareni coal mines company limited’ for the past 26 years..
Vo: how did u support ur education ?
Me: my family total savings amounts upto 22L ,even i have an education loan of 12L as well…
Vo: (again went inside discuss with colleague..) do u hav siblings?
me: i have one elder brd ,he is working in HSBC as a software engg, which is located in hyd..
Vo: (typed something into computer by seeing my i20)….ok sir im issuing ur visa, have a nice day
me: thanku sir..thanku very much……
on 29th i went to VFS office and i collect my passport their itself…29th night
i was returned to hyderabad…
Experience shared by Pavan. Here is link to complete list of F1 Student Visa Experience to USA.