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UPSC Interview Transcript: Chhatar Singh Board – Working Professional, Hindi Literature



Mr. Chhatar Singh
4 members (2 F, 2 M)
Hindi Literature, ME background, Working in Power Sector PSU


CM

1) Sandhi vichhed of name
2) Which books… Which biographies you have read
3) Why we write poems on certain things while many other aspects are seldom touched
4) When Hindi prose came into existence
5) Why in literature prose came much later than poetry


M1 (F):

1. How Hindi language influenced freedom struggle and how it got influenced itself
2. Nationalist poets of those times? His poem?
3. You write… Recite your best creation and critically analyse that poem yourself.. cross questions

Etc..


M2 (F)

1. What are good things in your organization.. name a few
2. Your profile.. what you do exactly there
3. CSE activities in your company.. elaborate
4. Why do you want to join CSE after spending so many years there

etc.


M3

1. Types of motors.. cross questions
2. Something about my company’s past . Establishment.. present collaboration.. how it is being executed for STPP.
3. Whether company is doing any foreign projects also… Name a few..
4. Something again from literature… Poet’s name and book name for given lines

etc…


M4

1. Index of happiness..Cross questions… Should we also not adopt GNH of Bhutan.. He could not be convinced
2. Difference between Development models of China and India.. which is better.. Some cross questions..
3. He later intervened and asked a question when CM started second round of questions…


CM again:

Many cross questions about NCC training camp, the weapon used during arms training…. Place… How, when and what not..

How bullet is fired from LMG.. and in general… What is the physics involved in firing of bullet and it’s so high speed in such a short span of time…

Done!!


 

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Interview Transcript: Chattar Singh Board, BTech in CSE



Board : Chattar Singh Sir

Background : BTech in CSE , Optional : PubAd

Hobby : Reading Books and Cricket


Chairman:

What keeps u busy nowadays

Where is your training

What books u read

Amartya sen has given some imp concept in development economics

So , what is capability approach

Could u give example from India

Name one most imp invention which revolutionized computers

What is transistor


M1 :

What is semiconductor

Difference between knowledge , literacy and education

Why so many people educated , still not employed

What is status of Skilling

Why there is shift from Test matches to T20s ..What would be it’s effect on cricket


M2 :

Tell me history of Jaunpur ( my Home District )

You were in Microsoft..a very reputed firm.. then why did u leave it


M3 :

What is manual scavenging

How many people in India and up in this

Reasons for it

What u will do to eradicate it ?

Tell me some practical points ..

Even after Toilets being built under SBA , this problem continues .. so what should be done


M4 :

Tell me on very famous movie based on cricket .. which went till Oscars

What message it gives other than the Cricketing Part

If our Freedom Fighters would see India today .. would they be happy or Sad ?

Do u think colonial mindset exist , give me some examples


Ch :

Tell me names of some Nation builders

Other than political leaders , any ?

When was last time we got nobel prize in science

Why no nobel in science for India for long time

What should be done⁠⁠⁠⁠ for this ( Brief Discussion on this )


All the Best 🙂

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Interview Transcript: Vinay Mittal Board, Already in Service



Board: Shri Vinay Mittal
Already in service(IRS-IT)
Hobbies : Blogging, Teaching and Graphology.
Optional : Geography
Qualification: B.Tech (ECE), PGDESM
Duration: 30 Mins
Last one to go(Forenoon session)


CH:
1. You are in IRS. kitni training hui hain. Ok we can understand u want to be an IAS but why IPS?
2. Not convinced I said it is the only reason
3. Any incident wherein u encountered police at any level? (interaction with constable no RC, he left me)
4. Was it correct on his part? What would police in western countries have done?
5. What is tax reforms? What dept is doing? what sh be done.? Long answering
6. Is our tax base sufficient? Steps to expand it.
7 which one is better direct/indirect tax? Reasons for both
8. Why PAN linked with aadhar? Any impact on tax base?
9. Should PAN be made universal?
Arguments truckload of.


M1:
1. Police se sab darte hain. What can be done?
2. How to reduce corruption in police?
Counter arguments
3. Should agri income be taxed?
4. What changes do u propose in recruitment of police officials(below IPS)?


M2:
1. How to ensure that given info in ITR is correct?
Said something asked me to say more. Sorry sir
2. Why pgdesd?
3. What is sustainable development?
4. 5 pillars of it.


M3:
1. Longest river and source of it. Through which countries it flows
2. Nile river source
3. Niagra falls source
4. Lagoons and significance. Why special?
5. NDMA? What? How? Does it caters to Indian needs only?
6. Are u biased against electronic media?


M4:
1. Demonetization. Kuch effect hoga tax base and tax collection pe
2. What is pgdesd. Kya hota hain isme
3. SDGs. Difference between them and mdg.


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Interview Transcript: B.S. Bassi Board, 20th March 2017



Interview date: 20th March
Interview board: B. S Bassi
Background: Graduate in Agril. Engg., MBA from MDI
Employment and work-ex: Worked for a shipping company for 13 months
Domicile: Haryana
Hobbies: Jogging, Reading Autobiographies, Fiction & Journal writing
Questions


Chairman:
1. What brings you here today?
2. Working with a big brand, why do you want to leave?
3. Don’t you think you are overqualified to become an IAS?
4. Why civil services, what difference will you make?


M1:
1. What is Brexit? It’s causes? Ramifications for Britain, EU & India?
2. Why is Germany allowing immigration while other countries aren’t?
3. What do you understand by the quote – “Demography is destiny”?
4. Compare the demographies of India & Japan?
5. Enlist major moments in the history of our nation in past 70 years?


M2:
1. Grilled me on why I am leaving a well paying job to join civil services?
2. Why not join an NGO to serve people?
3. How will you address the problem of impoverished children?
4. Steps taken by govt. to address poverty?
5. How will I use my management skills in public administration?


M3:
1. What are smart cities? Why so much focus on them?
2. How will you make your district a smart city?
3. How to ensure proper waste disposal?
4. How will you address the problem of land mafia?
5. How to check the growing problem of air pollution?


M4:
1. What is agriculture’s share in our economy?
2. Proportion of people employed in agriculture?
3. What are govt.’s present debt levels? What it should be ideally?
4. What is fiscal deficit expected for 2017-18? What is target level in long term?
5. What are NPAs?
6. What is the difference between NPA & stressed assets?
7. After how much time stressed assets become NPAs?
8. What is Kaizen?
9. What are present NPA levels for Public sector banks & overall banking sector?
10. Your profile seems very diverse, justify it.
11. Why is so much population is involved in agriculture, still it’s share in economy so low?


Overall: Panel seemed satisfied.
Couldn’t answer only one question – related to Kaizen, it just skipped my mind at that moment.
Rest of the questions I handled fine.
This was my first attempt. So I don’t know what should I expect. But I am satisfied with my effort.
All the best people. :)



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UPSC Interview Transcript: Chhatar Singh Board, 20th March 2017



Interview date: 20 March Afternoon
Interview board: Chhatar Singh
Background: ECE, BTECH
Employment and work-ex 1.5 Year in Intellectual Property Research as Research Analyst.
Currently Working in Income Tax Department as an Inspector
Domicile: Haryana
Hobbies: Jogging Watching serials


CM: What is keeping you engaged these Days?
Sir I am working in IT Department, my work is keeping me busy.
CM: where are you posted?
CM: What is oldest form of Communication?
Said many things but did not say language
CM: No, No Hint: We are still using it
Sir letters with big smile
CM: no, no, What we are doing right now, isn’t it oldest form of communication
Yes sir
CM: okay I can understand you are an engineer you look everything from technological perspective okay tell me apart from technical skills what values u learned from engineering.
Sir most important was empathy
CM: What is empathy, other values?
Said discipline. Team work, leadership but interrupted by CM no other values like empathy, then I was blank for some time. Then CM: How u developed empathy
Explained
CM: How are we able to talk on phones without interference from each other?
Explained TDMA, FDMA, Switching but chairmen wanted to hear cells are separated so continuously gave me hints. Explained other technological stuff
CM: No, repeated same question, gave Hint what is cell phone
I again got blank could not remember said sorry sir I don’t know and it was very hot in his room I was sweating and using my handkerchief.
CM: said don’t be nervous cool down, I said sir it is very hot today with big smile, then gave hint Cellular for cellphone
Finally I explained
CM: How u developed watching serials as a hobby,
Said: to improve communication skill.
CM: You don’t watch Hindi serials, are they not good
No sir, they are equally good.


M1
M1 diff between jogging and walking
M1: What is race walking?
M1: If I am running in a way that one foot is always at the ground then it will be walking or running
M1: Why we are not taxing agriculture (grilled for few minutes) Still why a trader have to pay taxes not a farmer even if he is earning crores
After explaining some time that poor farmer, crop failure, 85% are marginal , 17% GDP etc etc when M1 asked same why not tax the rest 15%, I said sorry sir I don’t know the another reason.


M2: Lady
M2: Who regulates electronic media?
Sorry mam I am not able to remember
M2: Who regulate telecommunication?
Mam, Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of India
M2: TRAI also regulates Media
Okay, mam
M2: You worked in IP field, what are IP rights?
They are the legal rights given to an individual or association or companies for property of their intellect (creation of mind which is unique)
M2: What are the international bodies which are related to IP rights?
WIPO and PCT
M2: How WTO is related to Intellectual property
TRIPS, these provisions provide conditions related to IP in trade
M2: What was the body before WTO
Mam GATT
M2: Name some subsidies
MSP, Fertilizer, PDS
M2: Are they reaching beneficiaries?
Mam Due to leakage, corruption, Fake beneficiaries they are not reaching intended group.
M2: Should we stop then, because there is more wastage of money
Mam we are a socialistic country, for welfare of poor and weaker section we have to provide subsidies. Instead of stopping them we can use technology to reduce leakages (was about to give JAM ex but she asked another question)
M2: What subsidy govt asked to give up?
Mam LPG subsidy
M2: Name of 3 PUBLIC and 3 Private sector Banks
SBI, UBI, Bank of Baroda, HDFC, ICICIC, AXIS


M3
M3: Don’t u think watching serials is more of a time pass rather to be called a hobby. Usually housewives does that.
M3: Does it help you in some way or it’s just a time pass?
Sir I am from a rural background I started watching serials to improve my communication skills. I helps me to release my stress and anxiety, get my mind off the things. It makes me happy and efficient.
M3: you are an athlete, you won gold medals at university level are you still participating in sports events?
No sir
M3: We have performed very poor in Olympics, why is so
Explained
M3: What can be done to improve?
Apart from basic things said promote local sports ex athletics in noth east, Martial arts in Kerala, Maharashtra, Promote role models etc
M3: How can you use your ECE knowledge in making Income Tax Department Better?
Explained few things and recent initiatives but was interrupted by M3 :No tell me new solutions we are already using these things
I explained use of big data and coordination with Banking, Indirect Taxation, and investigation agencies
M3: What were your responsibilities AS THE head of Security Committee of your college?
Explained
M3: What technological and other initiatives you took or was it the same old affair in your tenure?
Sir, we were already using technological platform but other initiative I took was related to providing equal representation of girls in security committee and it really helped us in better management of situation.


M4
M4: In oldest form of communication you forget to mention pigeons (smiling). Okay tell me when the telegram was started in India and when we stopped using it.
Sorry sir, I don’t know when it was started but it was closed recently(M4 interrupted and explained)
M4: What u did as a research analyst?
Sir I was a infringement analyst and explained my work responsibilities.

M4: Any important case you worked on
Sir our clients were from USA, Most important case was SAMSUNG, APPLE case, explained the case with patent technology example

M4: What was your biggest achievement in your Intellectual property job?
During my term, we have become number one in the infringement analysis in the world.
M4: How it was your achievement, what you did?
Sir when I joined there was no proper team, I was given the task of training the new recruits along with routine work. I helped in building the team and provided leadership and direction.

M4: You know about smart cities, how ECE will help you in smart city concept
Explained the most of components with examples focused on waste management and clean environment
M4: Suppose there is one criminal, how will you stop that person to enter in a smart city?
Sir first we need to have a database, If he is registered in database we can catch him
M4: Yes we have the database
Yes sir, then we can use his biological signature ex Finger print, IRIS scan, and face detection
M4: You can use CCTV cameras for face detection there is no need to use biometric systems.
Yes sir
M4: How the face detection will be done by CCTV
Sir Image processing using algorithms etc etc
M4: What is Image Processing?
Could not remember the definition but I said sir we process images to convert raw data into meaningful form(M4 interrupted and explained before I could complete my answer)
M4: What is the difference between Innovation, research and Investigation?
Explained
M4: What are Start UP and Stand UP INDIA?
Explained
M4: Won’t they promote innovation?
Yes Sir
M4: How?
Sir RND and incubation centers etc etc
M4: Government started some policies to promote innovation name some
Hint: They will promote innovation at school college level
Sir IMPRINT India (after answering I realized that he expecting me to answer National IP policy but my interview was over)
M4: to CM, Okay sir
CM thank you your interview is over


Overall good experience, I was very happy at the end, was nervous in starting and was fumbling in some questions.thoda angreji bhi upar neeche ho gyi thi.. But after 2 3 questions interview went smoothly. It took 40 45 minutes in total.



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UPSC Interview Transcript: P k Joshi Board, 22 March 2017



22/03/2017 
Board: P K Joshi 1:00 PM Afternoon Session (lasted for around 30 minutes)
Background– B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
Optional – Geography
Others: Worked in a power sector company , hobby as cricket and LAN Gaming, Punjab as home state

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UPSC Interview Transcript: Chattar Singh Board



IFS Transcript
Chattar Singh Sir Board
8 March 2017
Hobbies:
Reading fiction/Non fiction.
Graduation:
Civil Engineering

CM:


  1. Is that you ?
  2. You Did’t had specs then ?
  3. Hahah… So why wearing now ?
  4. Good… M2 asked what’s the power ?
  5. CM again: That’s not much… Ok which books have you read. Tell me which should I read and why ?
  6. Some of these books have stuff of carpentry.. if you know what I am referring to ?
  7. Ya that’s right ? What is your opinion about it ?
  8. Which book you think made impact on you and how ?
  9. Which is your favourite area in civil engg. ?
  10. Black cotton soil ? What’s special about it ?
  11. Which foundation suitable for it ? Any other ?
  12. Tell me about bandra worli sea link ?
  13. How load transfer occur in cable stayed bridge ?

M1:


  1. How can civil engg. cobtribute in IFoS ?
  2. Yes.. what else ?
  3. Cutting grass and then feeding cattle vs leaving cattle in open ?
  4. Apart from over grazing ? What else ?
  5. Right..  any impact on milk yield ?
  6. What else we get from herds ?
  7. Where is this manure used ?
  8. Hmm… Where else ?
  9. Yes.. Can tell more about biogas ?
  10. What is your opinion about declaring animal as vermin ?
  11. I agree.. but is it fair from nilgai point of view… It didn’t destroy your crops.. yet get killed ?
  12. That’s valid point… But don’t you think we should do something else too ?

M2 (Ma’am):


  1. Why smell just after rain ?
  2. What are floccs ?
  3. Difference b/w gpp and npp ?
  4. How to increase gpp ?
  5. How sewage treatment is done ?
  6. Use of sewage ?
  7. Sewage in aquaculture ?
  8. Difference b/w biogeochemical and geochem cycle ?
  9. Role of decomposers in ecosystem ?
  10. Heavy metals in sewage ?

M3:


  1. Define GDP, HDI and Sensex.
  2. Relation among them ?
  3. Mentorship and leadership.. what’s the difference ?
  4. Okay so a nation have high GDP growth, Does it mean it have high HDI ?
  5. Components of HDI ?
  6. Okay you mentioned earlier income inequality..tell me about it ?
  7. Asked about Ginni coefficient, Lorenz curve ?
  8. What should govt. do to improve HDI ?

It lasted for around 40 minutes (I think :D). Amazing experience.


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UPSC Interview Transcript: B.S. Bassi Board, Yo_Yo_Choti_Singh



Name– YoYoChoti Singh (Forum User)

Background– ECE Graduate, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Hobbies– Try to motivate others especially youth, Online Knowledge sharing and learning

Chairman– B.S. Bassi

After completing all formalities finally at the door of Board…

 

Me- May I Step In sir?

Chairman- Yes please.

Me- (came in..stood in front of desk ).. Good morning Mam/Good Morning sirs.

CH- Good morning… please have a seat.

Me -Thank you sir.

CH- Is This you.

Me- Yes sir.

 

CH- Ok tell me.   How much of forest covers Haryana?

Me- 4% forest cover and 6% forest area ..ohhh sorry sir..4% forest area and 6% forest cover.

CH- What to do then..how to improve?

Me- Agro forestry, social forestry, trees along road sides…finally community awareness generation is key sir.

CH- why is the cover/area low? What has the govt done/ is doing?

Me- ( told normally with little bit fumbling )

Asked few factual info like first forest policy (1986/88 sir?)..Heard WPA ? (1972 sir!)…then was asked about relevance of it with forest cover.. ANSWERED but not so satisfactory.

 

Ch asks LADY member to ask next…

 

M1-Do you have an Aadhar card? Tell me is it a good step?

Me- Yes mam! Definitely it is a very good step.

M1- How?

Me- Mam, firstly, it gives oneself an identity which  is unique. It creates identity infrastructure which is very important.

M1 (interrupts..)- NO I am not asking theory. You tell me HOW IT BENEFITED YOU PERSONALLY?

Me- (told although with little fumbling in between)..like Linked to my bank account.. linked with my family LPG connection…linked with my Ration card…linked with my Driving license. Many application forms now demand this. Now it is getting linked with MDM etcetc (Mam asked few questions in between..told quite satisfactorily like how benefit in LPG/PDS etc?)

M1- SC view on it?

Me- (told.. VOLUNTARY not mandatory ..nowAadhar bill also..)

M1- what it is about?

Me- (told but not so well.)

 

(Mam looked quite satisfied..baton handed to IR expert sir.. BAD TIME STARTS..)

 

M2- TELL ME few Conflict areas of world?

Me- started with India-Pak..Rohingya crisis in east..west Asia conflicts.. then USA recently protectionism rising!

M2- NO NO DON’T TELL ME ALL THE PROBLEMS of world..tell me conflict areas only?..okk in west asia tell me.

Me- (fumbled little..) Israel-Palestine issue…(yes what else ??..)..Syria..(what else..??).. Yemen crisis..(what others..)… Iraq-Iran !! (are they in conflict now?)…SORRY SIR I’M UNABLE TO RECALL NOW L

M2- Okk.. Have you heard about Arab spring? What is its current status? Was it successfull.

Me- told but with little hiccups.. (then asked me few factual questions..like tell me which of this area nations are DEMOCRACY ? ) ..Tried to tell few like Turkey….Syria…(went BLANKKKK …)…SORRY SIR I’M UNABLE TO RECALL MORE because definition of democracy is very subjective.

M2- Okk tell me Is Russia a democracy?

Me- Yes sir Russia is reasonably a democracy ! ..(HOW?)…sir Regular elections happening there..(yesgood..what are other elements of democracy?)..grass root participation..decisions by discussion and debates like in Parliament or by direct democracy devices like referendum etc..(okk good)

M2- IS CHINA A DEMOCRACY?

Me- although China claims it to be a democracy but in true aspects..( M2 INTERRUPTS….NO CHINA DON’T CLAIM TO BE A DEMOCRACY?.. THEY CLEARLY SAY THEY ARE SINGLE PARTY RULED STATE?)..Yes sir butttt they claim They have democracy within CPC so they are democratic..but as dissent or alternate views/ideologies is not permitted..thence not a democracy!!

M2-okkkk…!!!!!!.. LET’S MOVE TO INDIA..tell me Kashmir issue..External angles..Internal angles..relationship between them..?

Me- (told well..)

M2- Solutions?

Me-  DIPLOMACY ..“To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war” Churchill !!.. although irritants like rogue neighbour..PM said “Blood and talk can’t flow together..BUT STILL HAVE TO TALK SIR..BACK CHANNEL DIPLOMACY must go on !!.. (Good..what else we can do??).. told like Economic ties..culturalties..Developmentetcetc

 

(Reasonably satisfied he seems to be..but quite fumbled in these 7 8 minutes !!..2 3 times I DON’T KNOW USED !…Baton to member 3 from North East probably!)

 

M3-(One brief question on motivation Hobby)

Me- telling something..(INTERRUPTS..OKK leave it !!!L )

M3- tell me.. Global happiness index report.. India very dismal performance..only Africans behind..

Me- yes sir 122 rank !! (READ IN NEWSPAPER IN MORNING..JUST RANK I KNEW!)

M3- GOODDD !!..You read Newspaper today??..TOI??

Me- (smilinggg..) yes sir 3 Newspapers i referred today !!

M3- goodddd..tell me why we so unhappy? [AREY TAU YRR SIRFFF RANK PTA THI..ARTICLE NHI DEKHA THA YRRR..SHITTT !! 🙁 ]

Me- (trying to make few points..) sir firstly criterion subjectivity is there in such indexes.. then sir our aspirations are rising so now Basic needs only not sufficient…( WENT BLANKKKK AGAIN !!..)…

M3- so Srilankans happy with whatever they getting but Indians not? This is what you want to say?

Me- no sir..i mean as we are progressing towards MIDDLE INCOME group kind economy so aspirations are increasing fast !!

M3- okk..take your time tell me few more reasons why low?

Me- after thinking for some time.. Sorry sir I’m unable to recall now !!L

M3- unemployment..life expectancy at birth?? Aren’t these reasons of low socre?

Me- yes sir Unemployment is definitely a source of unhappiness !

M3- okkk tell me as a SDM how will you tackle this unhappiness/unemployment?

Me- told like skilling via ITIs/Vocationalsetcetc steps (FORGOT SKILL INDIA L )..

 

( DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH HE WAS SATISFIED !!…Baton moves to next member!)

 

M4- Recently Merger and Acquisitions in news..two companies decided to merge yesterday..which one? Two- three factual questions about customer base/telecom subscribers numbers etc…ALL TOLD EXCEPT ONE !

M4- So why M & A?

Me- (smillinggg because now 1st time predicted and prepared area directly asked !).. Basically sir reason is that IN business 1+1=3 !..economies of scale.. efficiencies ..cut throat competition ..Jio entry etc..

( he asked 2 3 counter questions..replied quite satisfactorily like HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT 5 PLAYERS WILLL LEAD TO OPTIMUM COMPETITION/ USOF ?? etc..all done quite well)

M4- Should we promote companies like Jio..does these M & A trends good for market?

Me- Yes sir !currently it is good..but in long term we need STRINGENT regulations to prevent Monopolies etc..MARKET TENDS TO SERVE CLASSES RATHER THAN MASSES !!( M1 M2 from behind..GOODGOOD !!J )

M4- But why do we need regulators at all.. Why can’t we let market work freely?? SURVIVAL OF FITTEST isn’t it a good principle?

Me- (sixerrrtime !!..smilinggg hard)… SIR survival of fittest is good for market BUT FOR DEMOCRACY IT IS NOT !!..for democracy SURVIVAL OF ALL is necessary.. ANTODYA AND SARVODAYAA… SBKA SAATH SBKA VIKAAS.. !!.. and if it is not happening than STATE MUST CREEP IN AND REGULATE !!

 

( EVERYONE seemed IMPRESSED ON THIS SHOT including M4…Baton to Chairman sir again)

CH- okk let me ask you last question before you leave..what was UN resolution on Kashmir ?post independence when we went there.. do you know it.. can you tell me it’s 3 key points ??

Me- ( although knew few things..BUT STILL CHOSE TO DON’T LET LOSE IN A UNKNOWN TERRITORY IN END !!) … SORRY SIR I DON’T KNOW it in that details !!L

 

CH- OKKKKK..than tell me WHAT IS YOUR PERSONAL OPINION ON CURRENT SITUATION IN KASHMIR??

Me- telling something..( INTERRUPTS..)

CH- NO NO TELL ME YOUR OWNNN PERSONAL ASSESSMENT..i know you must have been reading MANY magazines and newspapers .. BUT I WANT YOUR OWN PERSONAL OPINION..!!

Me- sir seeing the recent trend… ( INTERRUPTS AGAIN !! L)

CH- tell me your personal opinion..[ TO MATLAB CHHODOGE NAA TAU BCHE KO !!!.. ASLIYAT WALA SUN K HI MAANOGE ]

Me- ( told…!! ;).. PURE PERSONAL OPINION…BUT WITH GREAT CAUTIOUSLY CHOSEN WORDS)

CH- VERY GOOD !!… asked few counter questions.. replied QUITE GOOD ..!! ( HE SEEMED SATISFIED WITH THIS FINAL SHOW)


OKKK ….GET LOSTTTTTT NOW ;)..thanked everyone 🙂


TIME TAKEN– 30-35 minutes

 

SATISFIED..90% interview was from NOT PREPARED AREA AS SUCH..NO ECE/PUB ADM/HARYANA ISSUES..JAAT WALA/KHAAP WALA/SEX RATIO…NOTHINGGGG !!L …HOPEFULLY WILL NOT FALL BELOW MY MINIMUM MARGIN ie 165-170 marks.

JAIII HIND. Prelims preparation begins soon.

PS- DON’T EVEN ASK ME WHAT I SAID AS MY PERSONAL OPINION ON KASHMIR IN LAST..I WILL NO TELL TILL MY FINAL RESULT COMES. ATB to others !!

#HumHongeKamyaabEkDinJ 🙂


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UPSC Interview Transcript: Shilpi(IRS IT), 20th March 2017



Good Morning Friends,

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INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE: Shilpi(IRS IT)


20.03.17.
Air Marshal Ajit Bhonsle
IRS IT
Math grad.
Yoga and Crime Dramas
Haryana

Note: Read Shilpi’s Previous Article on her Preparation Strategy 


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Transcript:


Interview questions:

Chairman:
1. Women empowerment: do u think we’re living in an era where a lot has been done about women empowerment?
2. What’s abstract algebra? Which side do u lie on?


M1:
1. Mathematics – do u think abstract algebra can survive?
2. What’s the philosophy of mathematics?


M2:
1. Rape law in India – have we made it extremely strong?

2. Women are not going to women – only police station. Why!


M3:
problem of Ggn, if you’re made administrator , what would u do?


M4:
1. indirect taxes- what all taxes are subsumed in it? What all happened in gst meeting two days ago? What other things would need to be done to operationalise gst?


Chairperson:


1. Bada lamba question hai so brace yourself: recently i saw an advertisement​ where a tobacco farmer was appealing to govt to do something about his condition as d market is flooded with foreign tobacco products. Also the govt is losing out on revenue due to it. As a revenue officer what do you suggest?

2.What do u like about crime dramas the most?
3. Which is the biggest problem you’ve solved?


Finally:

Don’t know how long it was, but they were looking at the clock continuously. Two members were all smiling while other two others were not. Chairperson was stoic.
Overall can’t say, there was fumbling as well as some extra confident moments. But I kept smiling despite whatever!


 

 

 

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UPSC Interview Transcript: 20th March, 1st Day of Interview



Date: 20th March 2017 (First day of the interview)

Session: Forenoon, Duration: 40 Minutes,

Board: Mr. Arvind Saxena,

Optional: Public Administration,

Attempt: Third,

Work Experience: ~ 4 Years (An E&P company in Petroleum Sector)


Read the Interview Experience Here


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  • These transcripts are just a collection of UPSC Interview experiences from different candidates.
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  • It might help to re-evaluate your approach , and take a look at what really needs to be done.

All the Best 🙂