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UPSC[CAPF 2015] Interview

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  • @Vik @kaisersoze @papu_pehelwaan @enigma003 @Chomuphilosopher and all others please do contribute. Tag anyone you know who has faced UPSC interview before. Thanks
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  • Guys I have interview on 12th, post graduate in physics , please suggest how much I should focus on physics for interview
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  • Guys I have interview on 12th, post graduate in physics , please suggest how much I should focus on physics for interview

    Do revisit the basics and some contemporary concepts of the field as the interview board usually tend to ask such things. Also since you are a post graduate, so you must have had written a thesis on some topic, so be prepared to tackle question related to that as well. These are things that i think can be asked, rest can add to this.
    Thus conscience makes cowards of us all
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  • I have filled hobbies as
    Playing Cricket
    Newspaper Reading
    Map Marking
    Please suggest the possible line of questioning based on these hobbies and also how to prepare for them.
    @Etat @all
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  • - Rules of cricket, pitch controversy, Lodha report
    - Your newspaper of choice and why, Can you call it a hobby, hard copy vs online
    - What kinds of maps, is this a real hobby, use
    Prelims : 2/5; Mains : 0/2; Interview : 0; Remainder : 1+1 (Tired but not; Retired) / Medical Science / Kolkata / Nihilist extraordinaire | Thanks a lot...
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  • Etat said:

    - Rules of cricket, pitch controversy, Lodha report
    - Your newspaper of choice and why, Can you call it a hobby, hard copy vs online
    - What kinds of maps, is this a real hobby, use

    Can you suggest some answers also to the questions related to newspaper reading like Can it be called a hobby and Newspaper of choice(it's Hindu) and why??
    Thus conscience makes cowards of us all
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  • Mine hobbies are
    PRATICING YOGA PRANAYAM
    STORY TELLING
    SURFING INTERNET

    Potential questions, please !
    correct me ,if i am wrong ! i would be happy to accept my mistakes !
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  • Guys I have interview on 12th, post graduate in physics , please suggest how much I should focus on physics for interview


    Dear brother , you need to prepare almost everything related to physics. Which means whatever you have studied so far , especially related current affairs .
    Nobel prize in physics
    Lack of research in physics
    India's backwardness in science
    Engg vs core science
    Science congress , currently going on
    Basic physis principles , their applied use in Daily life and defence (missile tech , space tech , only basics nothing core )
    Why didn't you pursue career in higher research?
    Utilization of physics in defence , how ??
    Black hole theory, nano tube and its only applied part.
    Use of physics principles in cleaning envt , again applied only.
    Famous physics scientists from india and their contribution , only big fame .
    Patents from india , if it had been in news .
    And many more .
    But is it possible to know everything under the sky related to physics . Answer is Big No . Then what should be done .

    rules of tackling interview positively ;

    Be through with basics ( Hobbies, palace , background etc), so if an interviewer asks you from basics then you will be answering like you , yourself invented the same. Or you are the only one who owes it . It means , there should be adequate representation of firm dedication to same . If you manage answer to 4.5 questions in a row with enthusiasm and smiling face . Naturally you earn 3.4 lifelines to say a firm No on any question.

    Keep smiling, whether you answer or not. Don't overuse ummm, hmmm or like , you know , literally etc .These oldies hate such crap a lot . Better take pause (1.2sec), I know such pauses seems longer to speaker , but overall they benefit a lot. But above said Angrezpana , ruins everything .They are perfect sigh of shallowness. Strictly avoid them.
    More are coming :)
    correct me ,if i am wrong ! i would be happy to accept my mistakes !
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  • questions for photography as hobby?
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  • baali said:

    Guys I have interview on 12th, post graduate in physics , please suggest how much I should focus on physics for interview


    Dear brother , you need to prepare almost everything related to physics. Which means whatever you have studied so far , especially related current affairs .
    Nobel prize in physics
    Lack of research in physics
    India's backwardness in science
    Engg vs core science
    Science congress , currently going on
    Basic physis principles , their applied use in Daily life and defence (missile tech , space tech , only basics nothing core )
    Why didn't you pursue career in higher research?
    Utilization of physics in defence , how ??
    Black hole theory, nano tube and its only applied part.
    Use of physics principles in cleaning envt , again applied only.
    Famous physics scientists from india and their contribution , only big fame .
    Patents from india , if it had been in news .
    And many more .
    But is it possible to know everything under the sky related to physics . Answer is Big No . Then what should be done .

    rules of tackling interview positively ;

    Be through with basics ( Hobbies, palace , background etc), so if an interviewer asks you from basics then you will be answering like you , yourself invented the same. Or you are the only one who owes it . It means , there should be adequate representation of firm dedication to same . If you manage answer to 4.5 questions in a row with enthusiasm and smiling face . Naturally you earn 3.4 lifelines to say a firm No on any question.

    Keep smiling, whether you answer or not. Don't overuse ummm, hmmm or like , you know , literally etc .These oldies hate such crap a lot . Better take pause (1.2sec), I know such pauses seems longer to speaker , but overall they benefit a lot. But above said Angrezpana , ruins everything .They are perfect sigh of shallowness. Strictly avoid them.
    More are coming :)
    Thanks a lot....:)

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  • adiguru said:

    questions for photography as hobby?

    difference b/w dslr and slr, mirrorless camera, noise effect on photo.

    photoshop vs normal photography. recent photography exhibitions in your hometown/residence.
    Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles...
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  • baali said:

    Mine hobbies are
    PRATICING YOGA PRANAYAM
    STORY TELLING
    SURFING INTERNET

    Potential questions, please !

    Bhai for yoga and pranayam, knowledge of basic yoga postures and their effect on health,their benefits and also what part of body they work on, same with pranayam,eg- tell us some yoga position that helps in back pain or neck pain etc. For story telling, what was your recent story about, characters and how you develop a story,themes odlf stories and your target audience.
    For internet surfing, net neutrality,it act and freedom of speech, cyber law and crime, various terminology like phishing,adware,malware etc. Also what sites you like to surf and how beneficial is your hobby in your daily life. How internet can change life and especially in rural areas??
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  • My hobbies are:-
    Jogging
    Sudoku,and;
    Watching cricket.
    Any questions that I should prepare thoroughly
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  • edited January 2016
    My hobbies are-
    1) debate management
    2) discussion on various international anf social issues
    3)to follow the news and events related to sports
    4) kabaddi i used to play

    Potential Questions please?
    Assistant Commandant ITBP
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  • edited January 2016
    Friends, please pour in your suggestions/possible questions/answers for my hobbies et al:-

    1. Practicing Yoga specifically Pranayam
    2. Jogging
    3. Fitness Enthusiast
    4. Writing Letters to the Editor in Newspaper

    I am an MA in Pol. Sc.

    @CoralPolyp @Etat @Woodpecker @baali @all my other friends.
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  • edited January 2016

    Friends, please pour in your suggestions/possible questions/answers for my hobbies et al:-

    1. Practicing Yoga specifically Pranayam
    2. Jogging
    3. Fitness Enthusiast
    4. Writing Letters to the Editor in Newspaper

    I am an MA in Pol. Sc.

    @CoralPolyp @Etat @Woodpecker @baali @all my other friends.

    1 . We share same hobby . I am going basics of yoga . Like above mentioned its relevance to health and its types. Pranyam ; its definition , how different from meditation, yoga day , yoga diplomacy, name 5 guru or 1 whom u follow, commercialisation of Yoga , technical details of Pranyam like sitting posture, breathing style , dos and donts etc.
    2. Jogging ; where u do ? How different from running? Its link with obesity, benefits etc
    3. No idea
    4. Whom do you write ? Why do write? Did you get it ever printed ? On what topics do you write? Individual journalism ? Online journalism vs printed , quality of journalism , role of readers to check over them , how can people ensure qualitative journalism etc.
    5. MA pol sc ; a hell lot questions , you know our PM had been firm to change indias image positively. Read over the same from anywhere ; Internet or vision xrox or vaji .but be through over it . Issues , you will be knowing .what matters is that how well do you explain/express and take stand , nd defend it .no matter how much they pressurize us . For ex ; recent terror attack on India , talks with pak instantly abolished cause of back stabbing. We lost our soldiers , what soft diplomacy, pak will be the same ; terrorism, insurgency , militancy etc . Its here , how do you manage and tell them exactly what you want to say .Hence,
    It could be leveraged quite positively. Whether you have studied Polsc or not , Upsc panel definitely ask questions over IR .SO make sure buddy, you ripe fruit to your benefit.
    Best of luck
    correct me ,if i am wrong ! i would be happy to accept my mistakes !
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  • My hobbies are:-
    Jogging
    Sudoku,and;
    Watching cricket.
    Any questions that I should prepare thoroughly

    Jogging-
    Difference b/w jogging and running, average speed of running, health benefits and effects on body, muscles used
    Sudoku-
    Different techniques of solving sudoku, championships held of sudoku, any held in India, origin maybe.
    Watching cricket-
    Even my hobby is related to cricket(playing cricket). Lodha committee report, fixing issues, betting issues, recent series and matches in progress, IPL and it's effect, players in news.
    @Anuj.sharma507
    Thus conscience makes cowards of us all
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  • gaurav29 said:

    My hobbies are-
    1) debate management
    2) discussion on various international anf social issues
    3)to follow the news and events related to sports
    4) kabaddi i used to play

    Potential Questions please?

    Debate management-
    Don't really get what it means but possible areas maybe, Events you have managed, competitions you have participated in, situational questions related to contemporary issues, some famous debate teams, famoua debate competitions
    Discussions on International and social issues-
    Your take on contemporary issues of world and India, migration crisis, terrorism, insurgency, drug abuse, civil wars in middle east and africa, effect of social strifes on vulnerable groups like women, children, old people, with whom you have such discussions, any part played by you to address any social issue, role of NGOs and all
    Sports news-
    How you follow it(newspaper/magazines/websites) and why, your favourite sport and why, favourite sportspersons, yourself play any sport or not, India's chances at olympics and other big events, state of sports in India, why preferential treatment to cricket, coming up of various leagues on the line of IPL in other sports
    Kabbadi-
    India's famous players, your favourite, maybe some basic rules, Kabbadi league and how it helps, kabbadi world cup, why kabbadi not a urban phenomena
    @gaurav29
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  • edited January 2016

    Friends, please pour in your suggestions/possible questions/answers for my hobbies et al:-

    1. Practicing Yoga specifically Pranayam
    2. Jogging
    3. Fitness Enthusiast
    4. Writing Letters to the Editor in Newspaper

    I am an MA in Pol. Sc.

    @CoralPolyp @ Etat @ Woodpecker @ baali @ all my other friends.

    Yoga- baali has given you inputs above.
    Jogging- i have written above
    Fitness enthusiast-
    Do you go to gym, types of exercises(cardio and all), scope of jobs for trainers today, why more and more people opting for gym, obesity and such problems prevalent in India
    Writing letters to editor's-
    Which newspapers and magazines you write to, name of some editor's, your favourite publications, contemporary issues in limelight in recent times, your views
    @kaisersoze
    Thus conscience makes cowards of us all
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  • My hobbies are:-
    Jogging
    Sudoku,and;
    Watching cricket.
    Any questions that I should prepare thoroughly

    Jogging-
    Difference b/w jogging and running, average speed of running, health benefits and effects on body, muscles used
    Sudoku-
    Different techniques of solving sudoku, championships held of sudoku, any held in India, origin maybe.
    Watching cricket-
    Even my hobby is related to cricket(playing cricket). Lodha committee report, fixing issues, betting issues, recent series and matches in progress, IPL and it's effect, players in news.
    @Anuj.sharma507
    Thanks @CoralPolyp
    Bro I have a doubt regarding attestation form, I have different present address and permanent address so from where I have to write two known person???
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