139 Visa Interview Questions

Below is an exhaustive list of interview questions that a student may possibly be asked.

  1. Why do you plan to do an MS/MBA/UG/PhD? 139 Visa Interview Questions
  2. Why Study in USA139 Visa Interview Questions
  3. Why this course? 139 Visa Interview Questions
  4. What brought the change of specialization from XYZ? What steps have you taken to ensure that you will be able to perform well in the new field you wish to change to?
  5. How many colleges you have applied to & how many admits have you received?
  6. What was your first choice? 139 Visa Interview Questions
  7. Tell more about UFL/ Gainesville?
  8. Why is your verbal score is so low in GRE?
  9. What is your Undergraduate GPA/Percentage? Why so low?
  10. Name some professors at your University? 139 Visa Interview Questions
  11. Why have you not applied to RIT/ NJIT even though you have sent your GRE score?
  12. Financial – Do you have sufficient funds?
  13. Why is your dad’s income so low? 139 Visa Interview Questions
  14. Why has there been such a big transaction into your sponsor’s account lately? Why are the entries in the passbook recent?
  15. What is your sponsor’s annual income?
  16. Why is your grandfather sponsoring you?
  17. Family – Is that a reason to come back?
  18. What are your father, mother and brother doing?
  19. How many brothers/ sisters do you have? What are they doing?
  20. Do any of your relatives stay in USA? Do you know anyone else in USA?
  21. How many kids does your sponsor have & what are they doing?
  22. Future – Why Come Back?
  23. What are your future plans? What will you do after coming back?
  24. What guarantee do you have that you will come back to India?
  25. Will you come back to home during summers?
  26. If you are offered a job in U.S. will you do it?
  27. Do you plan to work in the US…Supposing on-campus?
  28. After completing your studies what will be your designation in the organization in which you plan to work?
  29. Even in this condition of economic recession, you want to go US. Why?
  30. Do you plan to do MBA?
  31. You look like potential immigrants OR I do not think you will come back to India.
  32. What if I reject you?
  33. What if you get a US degree, would you like to go to US again for higher Studies?
  34. Why did you select US for higher studies? Isn’t this course offered by any university or college in India?
  35. What is the purpose of your trip?
  36. Have you ever been to US?
  37. Can you tell me some details about your university?
  38. Can you tell me the location of the university/college?
  39. Why did you choose this institute and how did you find about it?
  40. Can you mention the names of some professors?
  41. Did you receive any scholarships?
  42. Why did you select this course? Is it relevant to your previous studies?
  43. What is the scope of your course?
  44. What benefit will bring this course to you?
  45. What is the course commencement date?
  46. Where will you stay in US?
  47. What are your subjects in last course of study (High School, Degree or Master’s)?
  48. 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)
  49. What are you plans after completing your studies?
  50. Have you researched your career prospects?
  51. What will you do after coming back to Home?
  52. How much money can you earn after your completion of studies?
  53. Do you intend to work in US during or after completion of your studies?
  54. How can you prove that you will come back after finishing your studies?
  55. Do you have any relatives in the US?
  56. Do you know anyone (in USA) in your University?
  57. Why should I grant you US VISA?
  58. What will you do if your US Visa is rejected?
  59. Have you ever visited any other country?
  60. Will you come back to home during summers?
  61. What will you do during the off period/semester?
  62. Which University?
  63. So overall what percentage?
  64. What kind of job will you work in?
  65. What is your CGPA?
  66. When did you graduate?
  67. What have you been doing since graduation?
  68. Working, why do you want to quit and pursue higher studies?
  69. Why did you change your University?
  70. How many universities have you applied to?
  71. Do you think that your certification is useful for your studies? (some extra certification)
  72. Attending for the visa interview for the second time? What happened last time?
  73. Whose is sponsoring you?
  74. What does the sponsor do?
  75. What does your mother do?
  76. Why not an education loan?
  77. How did you come to know about this university?
  78. Attending  SUNY Buffalo, nice, Why did you apply to NYU Poly? (they may ask questions about your other Admits)
  79. Have you travelled to any other country?
  80. What’s your purpose of travel?
  81. So why did you choose NC State amongst other admits?
  82. Why do you choose this subject?
  83. What’s the duration of the course?
  84. What is your area of interest?
  85. What have you changed from the previous interview?
  86. Is this your first master’s?
  87. Did you apply to any other country?
  88. Why do you want to study in USA?
  89. By the way which cities you plan to visit in USA in your first 6 months any travel plans made?
  90. Why are you going to the US?
  91. What will you specialize in for your degree?
  92. What will be your major?
  93. Where did you go to school now?
  94. Who is your current employer? What do you do?
  95. Why are you planning to continue your education?
  96. Can you not continue your education in your home country?
  97. How will this study program relate to your past work or studies?
  98. How many schools did you get admitted to?
  99. How many schools rejected you?
  100. Do you know your professors at that university? What are their names?
  101. What are your test scores (GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS)?
  102. How will you manage the cultural and educational differences in the US?
  103. How good is your English?
  104. Why do you want to pursue a degree in the US?
  105. Why not study in Canada, Australia or the UK?
  106. What do you know about US schools?
  107. Can I see your high school/college diploma?
  108. What is your monthly income?
  109. How do you plan to fund the entire duration of your education?
  110. How much does your school cost?
  111. How will you meet these expenses?
  112. What is your sponsor’s occupation?
  113. How else will you cover the rest of your costs?
  114. Do you have a copy of your bank statements?
  115. Did you get offered a scholarship at your school?
  116. Can I see your tax returns?
  117. What was your major in undergrad? / What was your concentration in Bachelor’s?
  118. When and from which university did you graduate?
  119. Can you tell me some good things about this university?
  120. Do you happen to know about the city you will be going?
  121. Where do your parents live?
  122. Who is your currently employer?
  123. What is your role and responsibilities?
  124. Since how long you have been working for this company?
  125. How big is this company? (Number of employees)
  126. Well, your current employers sounds strongly established, why do you want to leave?
  127. Do you plan to study PhD after MS?
  128. Your brother is working in USA, would you do the same?
  129. Where did your brother/ parents complete their studies?
  130. You have sisters and brothers and how do you think your sponsor will pay for your education
  131. Do you have girlfriend?
  132. Show your work experience letter
  133. How much do you have in savings?
  134. Why did you choose US but not Canada or Germany?
  135. What kind of good things do you know about America?
  136. What do you expect after returning back?
  137. Why are you applying for Fall only?
  138. Will you come home during summer?
  139. Why do you think the university is giving you a scholarship?