Consulate: Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Date and time: July 12th 2017 at 8.20
I reached the Consulate by 7.30 am. Do not carry any bags along with you as it wont be allowed inside. it has to to be kept outside at the own risk. Inside security a tiny locker will be given for placing mobile. Security check was completed by 7.45 am and by 7.50 am entered the consulate hall.
A Sir from the desk called the names one by one and himself arranged the two set of documents as per check list and wrote the name behind the DD and handed us the token.
The checklist Order was as follows:
Visa Application form (Mention the tentative travel date in the form)
Consolidated and all Mark-sheets
German Language Certificate ( if you have or if course demands german language)
GRE certificate (If you have)
Blocked Account statement
Passport data page
If your course does not have any tuition fees no need to attach any other documents like bank statements and ITR of parents (For Chennai Consulate) By 9.30 my documents was arranged and I was given token no 7. only window 2 and 4 were opened. There were issues going on with the previous Schengen Visa applications and VI officers were in angry and shouting at them, this made me tensed as next was me. By 9.50 My token was called at window no 2.
VO: Good Morning Sir
Me: Good morning M’am
VO: Could you please your set of documents and DD
Me: Sure Maa’m she started to Look my documents and started to enter informations in the system
VO: Which University Sir
VO: When does your Course start
VO: is your Course in English
VO: What were you doing for a year after Bachelors
VO: does the University needs GATE score ( I attached my GATE scorecard in documents)
Me: Yes M’am , University evaluated my application along with GATE Score
VO: whats your Bachelor’s Percentage
VO: whats your Plans after MS
Most of the time were spent she typing the information in the system and I was standing still. Then she asked me to place the fingers for bio metric scanning and gave me the receipt of DD and said me the final decision will be sent via Email in 4 weeks of time.
Me: is that all M’am
VO: Yes Sir with a smile
Me: Thank you M’am
and Left the Consulate came out of the Consulate by 10.10…The entire VI was very smooth. Just arrange your Documents as per Checklist and don’t add any unnecessary documents. This makes the VI to get tensed. Have breakfast before entering the Consulate
Best Wishes, Cheers 🙂