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Fall 2017 Visa Experience: (Hyderabad Consulate | Miami University | Computer Science)

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Profile Details:

University: Miami University
Course: MS in Computer Science

First Attempt
Hyderabad Consulate
Date:
July 2017
Status: Approved
Counter No: 12
 

VISA Interview Experience:

ME: Good morning,sir.
VO:
Good Morning!

VO: So you are going for MS in CS?
ME:
Yes (Can't seem to talk)

VO: When did u pass out?
ME:
2010

VO: What was ur CGPA/Percentage?
ME:
72% (still answering in single words)

VO: What is your GRE score?
ME:
299 (finally got back my senses and told the score breakup as well)

VO: What were you doing since 2010?
ME:
I have worked in 3 leading MNCs as a Senior Software Developer.

VO: Where do you work currently?
ME:
Told

VO: How much do you make?
ME:
XX lakhs pa

VO: How many University did you apply?
ME:
I applied to 4 universities

VO: How many rejects?
ME:
two ( again back to single worded answers)

VO: Why did you choose this University over the other?
ME:
(forgets everything) Mainly because of the ongoing research in the field of AI and Software Engineering (wait what? I just told whatever came to my mind) He interrupted and moved to another question

VO: How are you going to sponsor your education?
ME:
(Confidence hits me) Sir as you can see I have received $XX for assistantship

VO: What are you required to do in your assistantship?
ME:
Both teach and research(didn't elaborate at all)

VO: What about the remaining amount?
ME:
My parents will be funding, we have a saving of XX amount and I have taken a loan of XX from SBI

VO: What do your parents do?
ME:
They are both teachers at Govt school(almost forgot to mention) and my Dad recently got retired.

VO: How much does your mom make?
ME:
She makes XX pa and my Dad used to make XX pa before retiring

VO: Ok I'm approving your Visa, best of luck for your Studies!
ME:
Thank you (Gave a big Smile)

All the best guys. Be Confident and maintain eye contact no matter how nervous you are from inside!


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