Top 24 F1 Visa Interview Questions You Must Prepare 19.May.2024

Answer to the point. For ‘why’ you can wer as one of the following:

  • Passionate about that subject and want to gain more knowledge in it.
  • There are not many experts in this field in India, The knowledge I obtain while studying in college name will help me stand out once I return to India.
  • Upcoming field, there is a shortage of experts in this field in India, so this will help my career once I return.

Yes, the are very supportive. They feel it will be a great experience and I can learn a lot.

I came across several websites, but since U.S travel docs declared that it’s the official website for visas, I followed the rules of only that website.

Do your research. Check which jobs you are qualified to get.

Never mention: I want to stay in the US and look for a Job.

You can wer as following:

Will come back and take up a job, my degree will help me stand out, and it will be easy for me to get a job here.

Yes, there is a huge shortage of skilled labor here in India.There are plenty of well-paying opportunities here for my qualifications.My entire family is here; I would most definitely come back.

No, English was taught to me since I was 5 years old. All my courses are in English.I also scored well in my Toefl.

Do some research on this, List out the pros of the University.

For eg:

  • Their CS department is very reputed; they have many international publications.
  • I am a big fan of this professor (list out his achievements), I am excited to learn from him.
  • This university is well known for research in your field.

You can mention what you like about engineering and people who inspired you do become an engineer.

Your i20 shows the entire amount for one year i.e., course fee plus living expenses. You should have arranged for this money to be in your bank statement before your interview either from your parents or bank loan.

Explain your finance, How much of it is the loan and how much of it is your parents/personal money.

Answer to the point. Yes or No.

You can wer as following:

  • My undergraduate course was very heavy for the final 2 years, so I found it hard to focus on Gre.
  • My focus on mention project, this was a great learning experience for me, I was dedicated my entire time to it.This affected my preparation.

Be confident. There is nothing to be scared off.

If they ask you this question, you can wer as follows: No, Officer I am not scared or nervous.I am an introvert, don’t talk much, maybe that’s why I came across like that.

I have enough money to cover my course fee and living expenses.So this situation won’t arise

They have great universities, some of the best research is done here.The best place to study.

You are legally allowed to work for 20 hours on-campus. You are not allowed to work off-campus.

You can wer as following:

I am not keen on an on-campus job. I want to focus on my course work. I would like to try for a TA or GA.

Be honest; You can tell this is the first time you are traveling abroad.

US job market doesn’t have an effect on me; I am only going there to study.I apply what I have learned here in India.

  • Be honest, don’t lie.
  • It’s good to know names of your professors, even if you haven’t contacted them.

You can reply as follows: I know professor name, he is an expert in field, he has many publications. I haven’t contacted him personally, but I am excited to learn from him.

Mention a good salary, say of 1-1.5 lakhs per month.

I haven’t thought about this.My primary focus will be my course.This will take up most of my time.I might travel a bit during the seem breaks.But I really haven’t thought about this.