University: Indiana University Bloomington
Course: MS in Computer Science
Date: May 2018
Counter No: 28
Visa Interview Experience:
VO: Good morning, please pass me your I20.
ME: Good morning. (Passed him the documents)
VO: What's your purpose of the visit to US?
ME: Pursue my masters in computer science in Indiana University Bloomington.
VO: Which other admits did you get?
ME: Only one, UIC.
VO: Why not this university?
ME: It didn't have the freedom to choose subjects from other depts.
VO: What did you pursue your bachelor's in?
ME: Computer science Engineering.
VO: Why do you want to pursue Masters in computer science then?
ME: In this very competitive world, We need to change spontaneously and having a masters degree will definitely help me have an edge from other people.
VO: What's your area of interest? What are you going to specialize in?
ME: I would like to pursue intelligent IOT. I have done a funded research project in my Btech.
VO: Hmm.. So, what's your plan after graduation?
ME: I would like to utilize the OPT period provided for gaining experience and then return back to India as I have gained a lot of professional contacts in the past 2 years which will help me get a job easily.
VO: Who is funding you?
ME: My father is funding me. He earns *** per annum.
VO: Okay good. I am approving your visa. Have a good day.
ME: Thanks a lot. You too.
It kinda lasted longer than I expected though.