H1B Interview Questions and Answers applicant outside US

H1B Interview Questions and Answers (Candidate outside US)

We want to help you with possible H1B visa interview questions you may encounter. Let’s get started!

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

 

 

 

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