[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #141 : Bharat Bhushan Vyas Board, Physics Optional, Blogging, Mentoring Hobbies

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Board: Bharat Bhushan Vyas sir
Optional: Physics
Background: Btech in Engineering Physics from IIT Delhi
Hobby: Student mentoring, Blogging, Covid cashrelief fundraiser
Work experience: Milaan Foundation, IFSCA (yet to join)

Summer research internships at University of Saarland and Leibniz institute in Germany, India Fellow social leadership program


  1. Who won Nobel prize in physics in 2021? Okay forget name, tell me what for?
  2. How does this climate modelling work and why is it so important?
  3. What are non linear systems and how do you model it?
  4. Recently Urban mass transport is being talked about! Is it important?
  5. Why is it important?
  6. Tell me about quantum technologies?
  7. Is there any national program for quantum tech.
  8. what are some specifics of program?

Member 1

  1. Who runs elections for local bodies?
  2. Whats difference between state election commission and Central election commission?
  3. Places within 100 kms radius of Gorakhpur?
  4. Whats ao special about saint kabir?
  5. Saint Kabir’s famous couplet

Member 2

  1. She asked regarding japanese encephalitis case in gorakhpur? If it is related to geography, then how can we address it? What actions have been taken to address that?
  2. How did you do covid cashrelief fundraiser?
  3. How did you raise it?
  4. Dont you think there are misuse of crowdfunding platforms? What platform was used?

Member 3

  1. Tell me about Amravati issue?
  2. Any connections with respect to land?
  3. How did Andhra reduce naxalism in area?
  4. Tell me about bordering district of naxals affected areas of dandkaranya region.

Member 4

  1. You worked in Germany, What is happening in germany and sweden regarding recent conflict in Russia-Ukraine
  2. Can you recall a measure which was?
  3. what is power to act (could not listen to her properly)?
  4. What’s so unique about Leh?
  5. What did you do in Leh and how did you go there? What was approach?
  6. What is circular economy?
  7. Suppose you are an administrator, what will be your 3 priority areas?

Overall coordial board, Sir was smiling throughout , so hard to guess. Made blunder of considering Dantewada in Maharashtra (wanted to say gadhchiroli). He let me bring mass down to chin but asked to keep faceshield on!

(This transcript has been posted by a community member of ForumIAS)
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