Latest H1B stamping Experience MUMBAI consulate:
Having received my I797 Form from a top IT company last month so I finally scheduled an interview appointment with American Embassy this month. My Interview date for H1b Visa Application was 26nd Feb 2015 at American Embassy Mumbai
The interview spanned over 10 minutes at max and the transcript of the interview is as follows:
VO (Visa Officer): Good morning sir, how are you doing today?
Me: Fine, Thank you and how are you doing today?
VO: Not bad either.
VO: So you are going to work for XXX? I have heard about this company, sorry I forgot what do they do?
Me: XXX is the world’s largest IT Company that develops and licenses a wide range of products and services in computing.
VO: Oh definitely yes I am! So they are based in xxxx, Washington. Are you going there as well?
VO: So how did they hire you? Can you explain the whole recruitment cycle? How many interviews? And when did you get the offer?
Me: I answered appropriately explaining how I applied and went for interviews and then finally receiving the offer.
VO: How long is your contract with them?
Me: Stated this from my terms and conditions with XXX company .
VO: How much would they be paying in you per annum?
Me: Stated appropriately from my offer letter.
VO: Would they renew your contract beyond X years?
Me: Hopefully Yes!
VO: So what exactly you would be doing at XXXX?
Me: I stated my Job Responsibilities as mentioned in my Job description.
VO: How many years of professional experience you have now in your field?
Me: Stated Appropriately.
VO: Can I please see your XXX Offer letter and original I797?
Me: Yes sure! and I showed him the original documents.
VO: I guess you have presented your case very well you would get your visa and passport within 7-10 days.
Me: Thank you very much! Pleasure meeting you.