First time F1 visa interview experience in Chennai Consulate with work experience.
University: North Carolina state university
Course : MS Computer Engineering
VAV date : 17th June, 2022
VI date and time : 21st June, 8 am
Me: Good morning. (I was speaking into the speaker (left side)🤦🏽♂️)
VO: Good morning. Please pass your I20 and passport. The mic is on your right side. Please speak into it.
Me: Oh! I'm so sorry for that.
VO: NC State. How did you select this university?
Me: I wish to specialise in ____ so when I searched for universities with a good curriculum along those lines I found NCSU.
VO: Why do you want to specialise in ___?
Me: Told about current trends in India so I want to be prepared for future.
VO: Are you currently working?
Me: Yes, I work as a Senior Software Engineer at Bosch.
VO: Are they a good employer?
Me: Yes of course. It is ____ (I wasn't sure if she heard it right cause her tone was like she didn't recognise the company)
VO: Even some well known companies aren't good employers.
Me: That's right. But I love it here. Work life balance is excellent.
VO: Is your masters in the same field as your work?
Me: I program embedded systems and IoT systems at work. They are subsets of my master's specialization.
VO: Tell me about your funding.
Me: education loan from ___ bank for Rs___lakhs + parents' savings Rs___lakhs
VO: What do your parents do?
VO: Please place your hand on the scanner. I'm approving your visa.
Me : Thank you very much!
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