H1B Visa Interview Questions and Answers (Candidate outside US)

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General
Q: Good morning. How are you doing today?
A: Answer appropriately (example: Good morning. I am doing pretty good, how are you?)
Q: On what purpose are you going to the States?
A: Answer appropriately (example: I got a job offer from ABC company based in XXX (City, State))
Q: What made you to choose to work in USA?
A: Answer appropriately (example: Having global exposure tremendously helps to broaden my skills and enhances my ability to work across cultures. So I believe this opportunity will definitely helps to advance my career)
Q: Do you have any plans to come back to India?
A: Answer appropriately (example: Yes! This is a just a temporary assignment for about 3 years, I will be coming back to India once the project is done)
Q: Why would you want to come back?
A: Answer appropriately (example: I would need to take care of my elderly parents and also would need to look after my properties)
Q: What will be your plans after coming back to India?
A: Answer appropriately (example: I will continue to work in the software field while taking care of my parents and properties)
Q: Have you ever been to the U.S.?
A: Answer appropriately (example: No This will be my first time)
Q: Have you ever applied to any US visa before?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Do you have family in USA?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Do you have any friends in USA?
A: Answer appropriately (example: Yes! I have couple friends who work in the same field)
Q: Did you ever traveled any other country?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: How will you survive your first month in the States before your first paycheck?
A:Answer appropriately (example: My employer is taking care of the accommodation and food for the first month and also have my own emergency fund)
Education
Q: What are your qualifications?
A: Answer appropriately (example: Bachelor’s in Computer Science)
Q: Can I see your Bachelor’s diploma?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: When and from which university did you graduate?
A:  Answer appropriately 
Sponsoring Employer
Q: Can I see the offer letter?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: What do you know about this company?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: How do you come across this company?
A: Answer appropriately (example: I attended a career fair here in Hyderabad earlier this year and they have requirement that exactly fits my skills set)
Q: Have you verified if this is a credible company?
A: Answer appropriately (example:Yes! I checked the track record of this company; it is well established company from the past XX years. They have applied Hundreds of H1s to their employees)
Q: How did you check track record of your  sponsoring employer?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: How many employees are currently working for your sponsoring employer?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Who is the CEO for this company?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Since how you long does this company have been operating?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: What is their annual turnover?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Can I see the tax documents?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: How much they promised to pay you?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Did you bear the H1 expenses?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Do you have photographs of the sponsoring company?
A: Answer appropriately (example: Try to carry company location photos (Building, logo, lobby, etc) and also we recommend you to carry copies of the companies website’s screenshots)
Client
Q: Who is the Client that you will be working for?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Are you going to work on-site at the client’s location?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Where is the client located?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Do you have photographs of the client?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: What do you know about this place?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: What will be your job responsibilities?
A: Answer appropriately (example: I will be involving in Designing and developing of UI, User Controls, and Client-Server Side Validation Controls using C# and ASP.Net)
Q: What is your role?
A: Answer appropriately (example: I will be working as a System Analyst)
Q: Since how long you have been working in IT field?
A: Answer appropriately (example: I have been working in this field for over X years)
Q: How did they hire you? Any interviews conducted?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Who conducted the interview? Do you happen to remember their names?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Can you briefly describe about the project you are assigned?
A: Answer appropriately (example: Design and Develops integrated web applications for many different clients especially in the field of oil and gas, healthcare and public sector)
Q: Do you have the project documents?
A: Answer appropriately
 Current Employer
Q: Who is your currently employer?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: What is your role and responsibilities?
A:  Answer appropriately (example: I work as a System Analyst. I design, develop, and test applications for the clients)
Q: Since how long you have been working for this company?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: How much is your salary?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: How big is this company? (Number of employees)
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Well, your current employers sounds strongly established, why do you want to leave?
A: Answer appropriately (example: In this highly competitive world, having global exposure is important in advancing my career and it also, enhances my ability to work with different cultures.
Q: Can I see the pay stubs from your current employer?
A: Answer appropriately
Q: Do you have experience letters?
A: Answer appropriately