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US Student VISA Interview Questions

by Amit Wadhwa

Important Visa Interview Questions

The following are some of the important questions that the consulate officer asks during the interview for the US student visa.

WHY UNITED STATES OF AMERICA?

Q.1) Why do you wish to study in USA and not in India?

Q.2) What if you get a US degree here, would you like to go to US again for higher Studies?

Q.3) Why did you select US for higher studies? Isn't this course offered by any university or college in India?

Q.4) What is the purpose of your trip?

Q.5) Have you ever been to US?

ABOUT INSTITUTE/UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE

Q.6) Which US university are you planning to go to?

Q.7) Can you tell me some details about your university?

Q.8) Why have you chosen this specific university?

Q.9) Can you tell me the location of the university/college?

Q.10) Why did you choose this institute and how did you find about it?

Q.11) How many US universities did you apply for? (Both admits and rejects)

Q.12) Can you mention the names of some professors?

Q.13) Did you receive any scholarships?

ABOUT YOUR COURSE

Q.14) What course are you going for?

Q.15) Why did you select this course? Is it relevant to your previous studies?

Q.16) Why are you taking this course?

Q.17) What is the course structure & contents?

Q.18) Why don't you do this course in your country?

Q.19) How long will your studies last?

Q.20) What is the scope of your course?

Q.21) What do you plan to study at the university?

Q.22) What benefit will bring this course to you?

Q.23) What is the course commencement date?

Q.24) What will be the total cost of per year?

Q.25) Where will you stay in US?

YOUR ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Q.26) Where did you do your last course of study?

Q.27) What is your specialization?

Q.28) What is your High School, Degree or Master's percentage or grade?

Q.29) What are your subjects in last course of study (High School, Degree or Master's)?

CURRENT JOB/BUSINESS (if applicable)

Q.30) Show your Experience Certificate. (if applicable)

Q.31) (If you are currently working)* Why are you leaving your current job?

TOEFL/IELTS, GRE, GMAT, SAT

Q.32) Could you please show me your TOEFL/IELTS scorecard?

Q.33) Why are your TOEFL/IELTS score low

ABOUT YOUR FAMILY

Q.34) What does your father do?

Q.35) How many brothers and sisters do you have?

Q.36) What is your father's annual income?

Q.37) Where your brother/parents did completed their studies.

Q.38) Do you have a brother / sister, or any other relative already at this university?

Q.39) Where did your brother/parents complete their studies?

SPONSOR AND FINANCIAL DETAILS

Q.40) Have you got any Loans?Q.41) What are the sources of income of your sponsor?

Q.42) What proof do you have that your sponsor can support your studies?

Q.43) Who is paying for your education and what is his/her income?

Q.44) Who is sponsoring you?

Q.45) Could you please show me the passbook or bank statements?

Q.46) How many people are dependents of your sponsor?

Q.47) Why is he sponsoring you? (if not father)

Q.48) How much money is available for your stay in US?

Q.49) How are you related to your sponsor (if not father)?

Q.50) How will you finance your education funds for 4 years? (Generally you have to prove that you can fund the first year of your education but we suggest that you be prepared with this answer).

FUTURE PLANS (CAREER PROSPECTS)

Q.51) What are you plans after completing your studies?

Q.52) Have you researched your career prospects?

Q.53) What will you do after completing BA/B.SC/BS/PGD/MA/MBA/MS/M.Sc?

Q.54) What will you do after coming back to Home?

Q.55) How much money can you earn after your completion of studies?

Q.56) What are you future plans after completion of your studies?

Q.57) Do you intend to work in US during or after completion of your studies?

Q.58) How can you prove that you will come back after finishing your studies?

RELATIVES IN US

Q.59) Do you have any relatives in the US?

Q.60) Do you know anyone (in USA)* in your University?

VISA OR REFUSAL

Q.61) If the VISA officer asks why should I grant you US VISA what should I answer?

Q.62) What will you do if your US Visa is rejected?

MISCELLANEOUS

Q.63) Have you ever visited any other country?

Q.64) Will you come back to home during summers?

Q.65) What will you do during the off period/semester?

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    ola85
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    ola85Mon, 25 May 2015 19:32:49 -0000

    please can you send me the answers to these questions! you will really help me ! mandiola1085@gmail.com

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    ryanravee
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    ryanraveeSun, 24 May 2015 07:21:21 -0000

    I had my interview date on 3rd of june it would be so kind if you reply the answer of these questions to ryanravee@gmail.com.
    Anticipating your quick response
    Thankyou
    God bless you

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    haroon470
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    haroon470Sat, 23 May 2015 21:41:54 -0000

    Please email me the answers of all above questions my course is bscs.
    Email: haroon_470@hotmail.com

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    faisal0411Fri, 22 May 2015 15:26:11 -0000

    Plzz mail me answers of all above questions my course is MBA, my interview in four days E-mail: faisalsiddeeq@gmail.com

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    faisal0411Fri, 22 May 2015 15:16:27 -0000

    Plzz mail me answers of all above questions my course is MBA, my interview in four days

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    AkashparaskarFri, 22 May 2015 09:03:28 -0000

    I want to get all answers to the email id :akashparaskar312@gmail. com

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    Nelly12Sun, 17 May 2015 04:20:04 -0000

    Pls i need the answer for all the questions above dis my email hardeykunleraph@gmail.com. Thnkx

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    sowmya1990Sat, 16 May 2015 11:29:48 -0000

    Its really good u r helping many students to reach their Dream i.e., USA. I do need a favour could u plz send me answers my visa date is next week. I will be very happy if i pursue my dream. Thank you and Great work :-)

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    shittuola10Thu, 14 May 2015 12:25:41 -0000

    pls the answers to the questions.

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    nagmFri, 08 May 2015 06:44:12 -0000

    could u please send me the answers of the aboves questions pls

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    maxwellchesterThu, 07 May 2015 23:12:59 -0000

    There is so much information available for students wanting to attend college in the US but I'm having trouble finding visa interview questions for students wanting to attend High School in the US. Does anyone have any information to share?

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    nikunj - Movaliya
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    nikunj - MovaliyaTue, 28 Apr 2015 14:39:44 -0000

    Pls send me and and questions all on npmovaliya@gmail.com

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    mani5Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:49:34 -0000

    Could you plese send me answers if these question… it will definatly going to help me for visa interview… thanks in advance

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    GAHY88Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:56:25 -0000

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    kdeo18Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:07:05 -0000

    Can you send me answers to these questions?

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    kdeo18Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:05:08 -0000

    Can u send me the answers to these questions?

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    sunitabalamiFri, 17 Apr 2015 14:22:05 -0000

    Will you please send me all the answers of the above questions? ? I would be grateful. ..

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    sauravkhadka
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    sauravkhadkaWed, 15 Apr 2015 15:57:34 -0000

    please give me some good answers about WHY USA and Why did you choose BBA course..please

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    KrishgillTue, 14 Apr 2015 10:45:23 -0000

    Plz mail me answers

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    pinky96Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:33:30 -0000

    pls cn u help me send ans of those question

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    sphe1-23nSun, 12 Apr 2015 19:34:39 -0000

    This is my email adress so please send all answers for me

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    sphe1-23nSun, 12 Apr 2015 19:29:36 -0000

    Hi, I'm so glad because I was looking for those questions unfortunately I find it but please coule you help me by sending all answers ?

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    MppatelSun, 12 Apr 2015 16:48:04 -0000

    Hello sir/mam Please send me all answer to this question…..thanks

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    parh patelSat, 04 Apr 2015 11:38:54 -0000

    plz give me que& ans

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    iplnkSat, 28 Mar 2015 05:58:10 -0000

    Plz sent me dis ans

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    Leo PatelWed, 25 Mar 2015 12:04:19 -0000

    These are good questions please send me answers.
    And my course is computer science

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    pooja iyerWed, 18 Mar 2015 08:23:33 -0000

    I am a final year student of Bpth Mumbai and would like to take up maters in US kindly suggest colleges and also whether any work experience required for studying Masters in Physiontherapy from US
    subject interest is Neuro, ortho or Cardia

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    rupinderjgreenSat, 14 Mar 2015 16:30:22 -0000

    Please send me answers of these questions

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    SpecialistMon, 09 Mar 2015 09:05:44 -0000

    My Goodness dis questions are nice and educative .pls sir can u pls grant me a favor by sending dis answers to my mail @specialist941@gmail.com
    Thanks and God bless u.

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    manav_pppSun, 08 Mar 2015 03:58:38 -0000

    Good questions….
    Pls send me answer of all question on my email id….

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