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Spring 2018 - F1 Student Visa Experience: (Delhi Consulate | Texas A&M University-Kingsville | Computer Science - Approved)

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Profile Details:

University: Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Course: MS in Computer Science

First Attempt
Kolkata Consulate
Date: December 2017
Status: Rejected

Visa Interview Experience:

I was interviewed by an African American Young lady around 25-30.
VO: Why are you coming to USA?
ME:
To pursue my masters in computer science at Texas A&M - kingsville

VO: How many universities have you applied?
ME:
I have applied to 5 universities.

VO: How many admits?
ME:
2 admits, Monmouth university and Texas A&M-Kingsville (she asked me again to tell names of university).

VO: What's your degree?
ME:
B.Tech in EEE.

VO: When did you completed it?
ME:
2016

VO: What's your percentage?
ME:
57%

VO: How many backlogs?
ME:
5 (at this point I told her that I am working as a Network engineer form last 13 months)

VO: Which company are you working for?
ME:
Secure Network solutions.

That's it and then gave me 214b. Got rejected because of low academics.


Second Attempt
Delhi Consulate
Date: January 2018
Status: Approved

I was interviewed by lady in her late 20's.
ME: I wished her and said Happy new year.
VO: Thank you.

VO: Pass me your passport and I 20
ME:
Yeah sure

VO: How many universities have you applied?
ME:
I've applied to 4univs which are offering specialisation in computer Networks.

VO: What were those universities?
ME:
UNCC,uno-omaha, Villanova University and Texas A & M - Kingsville.

VO: How many admits?
ME:
One.

VO: Why this university?
ME:
It is offering specialisation in Computer Networks. The course work is flexible and tailored. It allows me to choose 6 courses in my specialisation and it is offering courses like software defined networks, neural networks which would help my career. Plus I've been awarded 4000$ scholarship.

VO: What does your parents do?
ME:
My father has been working as a professor of economics from last 30 years.

VO: What's his salary?
ME:
16lakhs per annum which is equivalent to 26000$.

VO: What courses are you going to take?
ME:
Software defined networks, Neural Networks, Operating systems, Database systems. The work I'm doing involves over 90% of manual operations by taking these courses it will help me to automate the work I'm doing.

VO: What is your GRE?
ME:
297 with 155 in Quant.

VO: She said something like I am approving your visa (I didn't hear it properly)
ME:
Thank you ma’am, You made my day.

This time she didn't ask me about single negative in my profile like changing consulate, backlogs and %.I would say it mostly depends on your presence of mind and little luck.