Interview Preparation Guidelines

Interview Preparation Guidelines

Possible Interview Questions For Australia

  • What is your Full name?
  • What is your DOB?
  • Your Passport number?
  • Which University/ College/ Institute are you going to apply? How did you come to know about this University?
  • Why have you selected this University/ College/ Institute?
  • How many Universities have you applied to?
  • What course are you going to study, when will it start from and how much tuition fees are you going to pay?
  • Has your visa been refused for Australia or any other country earlier? If yes what was the reason?
  • The course you have chosen is available in Nepal as well, so why not study in Nepal?
  • What subjects are you going to study?
  • The course you have chosen is available in Nepal as well, so why not study in Nepal?What subjects are you going to study?
  • What are your career prospects as per the course you have chosen?
  • Have you taken any IELTS or PTE or TOEFL? If Yes then when and score please?
  • How have you arranged the funds?
  • Will these funds be available to you once you reach to Australia?
  • How are you planning to re pay your loan amount which you have taken from bank?
  • How many hours will you be doing part time jobs?
  • What types of Jobs are available back in Nepal, as per the course you have selected?
  • What types of Jobs are available back in Nepal, as per the course you have selected?
  • Will you stay back in the Australia to look for a job as per doing the course?
  • What are your living expenses going to be and how will you cover them?
  • Do you have any relatives in Australia?
  • How are you going to arrange your accommodation while studying in Australia?
  • Do you have any dependents? If Yes, how have you plan to carter their all the needs and will they be accompanying you?
  • What do your parents do and How much do they earn annually?

 

New Zealand Visa Interview Guidelines


Visa interview is an important step prior to the final confirmation of student visa approval for most countries including New Zealand. Therefore, it is crucial that you prepare for the interview and address all concerns of the visa officer. The interview is taken by the immigration visa officer who may ask you a range of questions mainly to ensure that your application case is genuine and your intentions align with what is being written in the application form. The officer is a trained professional, who could ask multiple unrelated questions, not to annoy you but to know your real interests and objectives. If you are prepared, you can enjoy this process and meeting with someone who opens the door of a new country for you.


1. Introduction questions

  •  Your Date of Birth, please know the format: DD/MM/YYYY
  •  Passport number, passport expiry date and issue date
  •  Email ID provided to Immigration New Zealand
  •  Parents Date of Birth
  •  Address Mentioned in Passport
  •  Citizenship Number

2. Financial arrangement to support your study and stay in New Zealand

  •  Focus on your Cash Balance in a saving account at Nepal SBI Bank or Nabil Bank- how much amount in NPR and an equivalent NZD, or
  •  Education Loan (Amount in NPR and an equivalent NZD) or
  • Know your sponsors, sources revenues – your sponsors occupation

3. Know your Offer letter

  • Course name
  • Course commencement date and finished date
  • Fees; per semester or per annum
  • Insurance amount
  • Course Duration

4. Why New Zealand?

  • Why did not you continue your study in Nepal?
  • Why not in other destinations; then
  • Why New Zealand – browse at http://www.education-newzealand.org/ www.studyinnewzealand.govt.nz

5. Why Particular Institute?

  • Name at least 3 Institutions and compare on the basis of 5 parameters listed here:
    1. Graduate Outcome (Graduation to employment ratio – meaning: the skills, knowledge and abilities of Institution graduates, beyond disciplinary knowledge, which are applicable to a range of contexts)
    2. Student Satisfaction
  •  Fees Structures
  • Locations of the Institution
  • Amount of Support to international students
  • Rankings, Awards and Academic Excellence of the Institution

6. Why Particular course?

  • Please visit course website to find out course syllabus
  • Other similar courses and the reasons for you not choosing them
  • Please visit https://www.seek.co.nz/ to find out job opportunities after completion of the course

7. How is your past education relevant for your intended course?

  • Start from what you studied previously, what you learnt and got idea about doing the current program;
  • What do you expect to learn from this course at this Institution in New Zealand?
  • Course outcome outlines the answer to this question. Please browse the course webpage to look for course outcome from Institution webpage.

8. What are your future plans?

  •  Ensure that you know current approach of Nepal government in the field of your studies, and indicate that you want to be a part of government project and contribute to your country
  • Highlighting the intended area/job title/designation and targeted companies for employment upon returning to home country and expected salary (please note the quoted expected salary should be realistic and based on market/industry trends).
  • Refer your Statement of Purpose on what you have written

 

 

USA Visa Interview Sample Questions

 

Visa interview is an important step prior to the final confirmation of student visa approval for most countries including New Zealand. Your interview could fasten or delay your visa processing. Therefore, it is crucial that you prepare for the interview and address all concerns of the visa officer.

The interview is taken by the ambassador or visa officer who may ask you a range of questions mainly to ensure that your application case is genuine and your intentions align with what is being written in the application form. The officer is a trained professional, who could ask multiple unrelated questions, not to annoy you but to know your real interests and objectives. If you are prepared, you can enjoy this process and meeting with someone who opens the door of a new country for you.

  • Passport No
  • Passport Issue date
  • Passport expiry date
  • Date of Birth
  • What is your educational background?
  • Why you want to study in New Zealand?
  • Why New Zealand over other countries?
  • What are the real benefits of studying in New Zealand?
  • Who advised you about this course?
  • What is your immediate and long term plan after completion of this course?
  • What this course will teach you all about?
  • What are the benefits of this course?
  • What are the course contents?
  • Explain each and every course contents with brief details
  • Why not study in Nepal?
  • Are you planning to work while you study in New Zealand?
  • Are you planning for PR?
  • What will you do if I do not give you visa?
  • What subjects you study in your +2?
  • Explain explanation of each subject you study in +2
  • Why do you wish to study in New Zealand not in Nepal
  • What if you get NZ degree here, would you like to go to NZ again for higher Studies?
  • Have you researched your career prospects?
  • Isn't this course offered by any university or college in NEPAL?
  • Why not India which is near from Nepal?
  • What is your college name?
  • Can you please tell me the exact location of your college?
  • Why did you choose this university and how did you find it?
  • What is the website of your college?
  • Is this course relevant to your previous studies?
  • What is the scope of your course?
  • What is the course structure or contents? Please explain them.
  • Do you intend to work in NZ after completion of your studies?
  • How many hours will you work in New Zealand in a week?
  • Why you want to do part time work?
  • How much money can you earn after your completion of studies?
  • What proof do you have that your sponsor can support your studies?
  • Why not UK and USA?
  • What is the cost for your course?
  • Why did you select this college/university?
  • Tell me the duration of your course?
  • When your course of study will begin?
  • When your course of study will end?
  • Which are other Universities you have researched for the same course and why you have selected THIS UNIVERSITY among them?
  • Course modules/ units, duration, fees, subject and importance of the course
  • What will you do during the off period/semester
  • Working rights while studying in New Zealand and its conditions. Please explain them.
  • How much is your living expenses?
  • Who is your sponsor?
  • Financial sponsor (How you will arrange your living cost, tuition fees and traveling cost?)
  • How much loan amount did you get?
  • What is your family’s annual income?
  • What are you plans after completing your studies?
  • Career scope of this course in Nepal after completing course from New Zealand?
  • How much salary do you expect in your home country after New Zealand Degree?
  • Do you know about PSW?
  • Where do you live in New Zealand?
  • If the VISA officer asks why should I grant you VISA what will you answer?
  • What will you do if your Visa is rejected?
  • Have you applied your visa through yourself or any consultant or agent?
  • IF yeas then what is the name of your consultant or agent?
  • If you have work experience, what are the duties and responsibilities of your work?
  • When did you start working?
  • Who is your supervisor?

 

Keys to the Successful Interviews:

  • Clear voice
  • Confidence
  • Responding to the questions adequately and extending your answers- avoid YES or NO only but add BECAUSE.
  • Stay in a quiet place at the time of telephone interview.
  • Know everything from your offer letter and from all documents particularly financial things.