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Interview board
Background
Employment and work-ex (if applicable)
Domicile
Hobbies
Questions

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  • Rango said:

    Please post your transcripts in the following format:

    Interview date
    Interview board
    Background
    Employment and work-ex (if applicable)
    Domicile
    Hobbies
    Questions

    continuing @DrKingSchultz previous year initiative
    If possible please make this thread as announcement.
    Thank You

    ALSO mention "attempt number(overall-mains-interview-selection)" so that we can put @DrKingSchuItz theory of 1st timers having sub-quota to the test.

    we can also guess if the calling order was completely random or something else(this is far fetched but mains marks could also be a possibility)
  • edited February 19
    55 candidates interviewed and no transcripts yet??
  • @PTT2018

    Telegram channel link for Interview Transcripts 2018 :)
    Being IAS... 4 U Onlyyy... :-)


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    But I have promises to keep..
    But I have promises to keep..
    And miles to go before I sleep.. before I sleep. " :)

    #HumHongeKamyaabEkDin :)
  • mneutron:
    Rammy:


    Interview started around 3-10,
    Bhosle sir board... Was first candidate in the morning

    Wished the board...they asked me to. Sit... Even in. Beginning say Said no. Need to. Keep hands crossed or anything sit comfortably on chair by putting hands over arm support. There was also few sheets of pages in a transparent folder he asked to think for few sec n even write on page then give good answers also he will only ask simple questions.

    Now chairman
    Q1Then he saw I graduated in 2013 so which year mbbs entry.. What u did after that...some praise etc in between
    Q2 do u feel as u have rural background n working in village that govt policy wrt rural is good if any lacuna where.

    Chairman did asked few questions on end on dog n medical


    Member 1

    Q1 ur doing good working in village but doctors don't want to go why n how to change that.
    Q2 provision of nmc.. Is less representation of Dr a issue
    Q3 what abut compulsory internship after mbbs
    Q4 ayush Dr being allowed to practice allopathic.. Good or bad.


    Ek. Doh aur yaad nahi

    Member 2

    Q1 so many places named as Sagar in rajasthan why
    Q2 what is intergenerational equity... Follow up what's meaning of equity here... Also. How's equity makes sense in medical profession /health
    Q3 some old ancient river of rajasthan
    Q4 Himalayan blunder... Cudnt understand but chairman also had knocked pencil as sign to move on.



    Member 4 lady member

    Question 1

    She said she is baised to health so. Why after mbbs ias...
    Q2 issues of women n child in rajasthan n solutions
    Q3


    Member 4
    Asked abut city of school ajmer... Famous king of ajmer... Why famous... How he died.. Any role of sanyogata on his defeat.

    Q2 padmavat situation is example of anomie.. Is it so.. What u mean by anomie which social thinker gave the concept

    Chairman again
    Q1 U have graduated from. Govt mbbs was ur education not subsidized... Wastage of resources etc
    Q2 advantages of being Dr... I said being emphatic so can't a no Dr have empathy..
    Q3 dog lover... Which breed... Why different breed behave differently
    Tell a joke on dog... Then he told a joke... End of interview...

    Missed few questions if I am able to recall will post...

    Overall very cordial n had better experience than mocks...

    Forwarded
  • Tom Billa:
    Bankesh Pawar
    Board- P K Joshi Sir
    Optional-Sociology


    Chairman-
    1. You have graduated in 2015,what have u been doing since then.
    2.What changes do u find between the cultures of Pune and Delhi
    3.Among Bhagat Singh,Sukhdev and Rajguru..who is from Pune.
    4.Your hobby is cartoon sketching....name some famous cartoonists of India.
    5.Name some famous sociologists from India.
    M1-
    1.what is a smart city.Tell me specific aspects
    2.which book have u read..tell me what part u enjoyed the most
    3.Technology has made people like us(aged) more dependable..do you think so...1- 2 more questions on it.

    M2-
    1.Have you heard of Julian asaange...he has recently written a book..tell the book name.
    2.What do think of aadhaar and privacy issue..is privacy possible in this interconnected world..even Google knows that I am sitting here.
    3.Tell me about rapid changes which have happened in pune in 2 decades and what are the reasons

    M4(lady)-
    1.This prohibition law....is it good or bad.

    2.Your hobby is cartoon sketching..there r instances when certain people are depicted in a derogatory way..what u think
    3.who is the father of sociology
    4.which has more profound impact on child's upbringing..family or school..and why.
    5.if father is a drunkard what impact will it have on the child..

    M5-
    1.what is the border issue with Karnataka and Maharashtra
    2.Why Western coastal states are more developed than eastern coastal states
    3.As a tourism secretary how will u promote Ajanta and Ellora.

    Chairman- Thank you your interview is over
  • Aditya VS:
    Kalaivanan:
    Kalaivanan:
    Sujetha metha mam board
    Chairman :
    1. So tell me about yourself ?
    2. Which year did you graduate?
    3. What has kept you busy these days?
    4. What do you do in your free time other than preparation?
    5. So your hobby is language learning ? How many languages do you know?
    6. Since your mother tongue is tamil , which language did you find easy to learn hindi or malayalam?
    7. What is your view on linguistic reorganisation of states?
    8. Should the present demands allowed?

    Member1:
    1. So your hobby is football why is india not able to win in olympics?
    2. If infrastructure is not there in rural areas how is north east performing well?
    3. If given a chance how will you change the name of your course electrical and electronics engineering?
    4. Do you know about moocs?
    5. How is it usefull?

    Member2:
    1. Is tamil derived from sanskrit?
    2. But many words like neer(tamil – water) is derived from sanskrit? What is your view? Learning hindi should be easy for you right?
    3. What is the difference between language and literature?
    4. Where does grammar fit in ? Language or literature?

    Member 3:
    1. Where was www found?
    2. Who founded it ?
    3. Name of the institution in Switzerland?
    4. Who founded binary no. ?
    5. Name of the indian mathematician who worked on it?
    6. Who wrote our national anthem?
    7. Which other country also follows the same?
    8. What is the name of it?

    Member 4:
    1. So tell me about vellore (my district)?
    2. Which one is important for vellore's glory? Revolt of 1806 or cmc hospital?
    3. So what is your view on cauvery?
    4. How should interstate river disputes solved?
    5. View on interstate river linking?

    Chairman:
    1. Environment issues on river linking?
    2. Our part is done . Do you feel anything left out in your draft?
    I mean for which you have prepared well and we have not asked ? :P
    3. (I told my project mam) so tell me what is your project?
    4. Why it is not implemented?
    Your interview is over. !





  • 20/8. Afternoon session. First to go

    Ch - Bhonsle sir
    -nice haircut! How often?
    -‎how did you get interested in astrophysics?
    -‎ who gave the theory of evolution and what was the name of the book
    M1
    What did you do to get this ambsaador of change award?
    Do you think you were successful?
    Why so?
    What is needed to bring the chaneg?
    Three changes that you will like to bring on district?
    M2
    - who said that we should leave the earth in 100 years? What could be the rationale? Do you subscribe to it?
    - ‎some wise man said that Venus was like earth before? Why did he say so?
    M3 (lady)
    -what do you like to cook?
    -‎how do you cook daal baati?
    -‎what were you doing in Chile?
    -‎what is last memoir you've read and what is your favorite memoir?
    -‎what do you like about it?
    M4
    - is police service or force?
    - ‎wb has WB police and WB police service? What's the difference?
    - ‎what is the perception of people about police?
    - ‎why is it so?
    - ‎what are the issues being faced by police?
    - ‎what will you do to address these?
    - ‎three challenges facing India?
    Ch
    - what should india do for women empowerment to bring them at the level they are in Singapore?
    - ‎have you seen dabang? What's the image of police it potrays? Is it correct?

  • Sujatha Mehta Board
    Optional - History
    Graduation - Civil Engineering
    District - Erode, TN

    CHAIRMAN
    1. Introduce yourselves
    2. What you have been doing after graduation?
    3. Why didnt you think of getting employed?
    4. What is your opinion on Cauvery verdict? Is it favourable to TamilNadu?
    5. What do you know about Adam's bridge? Is it really existing?
    6. Is all data from NASA trustable? Why Indians wonder about NASA?
    7. What is demographic dividend? Is it an advantage to have millions of unemployment youth in India?

    Member 1
    1. Specialities of QutbMinar?
    2. Temples in Kumbakonam?
    3. Who built most temples in your state?
    4. Trade relationship between Ancient India and south east Asia?
    5. What Coimbatore is famous for?
    6. Status of textile industries in last decade in India?

    Member 2
    1. Traffic problems in Salem?
    2. Causes of road accidents in T.N? Solutions?
    3. Advanced technologies to control accidents?
    4. What should be the role of the government to control accidents?
    5. What was your role in creating accident free cities during college days?

    Member 3
    1. Is Parking avenue are engineering solution?
    2. Why you are interested in railways?
    3. What is ballast less track? Status in India?
    4. Explain railway connectivity in Northeast? Especially Meghalaya?
    5. What is Smart city according to you?

    Member 4
    1. What is climate change? Do you believe in such Climate change theory?
    2. Why USA left Paris agreement?
    3. What is History? Definition?
    4. Why so much interpretations in Indian History?
    5. How chronology is arrived in historical writings?

    CHAIRMAN
    1. Why history is a scientific study?
    2. How science helps to understand TipuSultan history?
    3. Do you want to ask anything from us?
    4. Have we asked questions as you expected or anything different?

    Overall, cordial board with mostly opinion based questions.

  • Bassi Sir, 20 Feb 2018, AN
    Geo optional
    Works in a bank

    Chairman :
    1. Meditation (just mentioned this word - no question)
    2. You listen to music, why don't you sing?
    3. Internship at a, working at b what was nature of work?
    4. Could the bank fraud have been prevented? (I asked PNB? He said yes, gave answer)
    5. IT in service - applications - stress question as wanted me to speak for 2 minutes on this, he kept looking at wall clock. I couldn't see the clock.Kept telling me time left this much etc

    M1 :
    1. Situational question regarding being poll officer and violence in booth
    2. Creativity Vs efficiency

    M2 :
    1. Financial inclusion
    2. What schemes for financial inclusion
    3. What are startups?
    4. Some Indian startups
    5. Govt initiatives for startups
    6. What is GHG effect?

    M3 :
    1. What is green chemistry in pharmaceutical?
    2. What are virtual organisations?
    3. Relation between virtual organisation and venture capital
    4. Some question on oop programming (cse)
    5. Some more - can't remember.

    M4 :
    1. Npa issue
    2. Your suggestions for npa prevention
    3. Re-capitalisation of banks - impact on banks, on economy and need
    4. Should public money be used for re-capitalisation
    5. rural banking in india
    6. Should banks be part of secondary equity market in India?
    7. Most pressing problems in banking sector at present
    8. Banks that don't lend? Any example
    9. Creative accounting. What is it? Done in banks?
    10. Asked about some book. Didn't know about it.

    C :
    Showed my picture - covered face with thumb. Is it your picture?

    Your interview is over. Thank you.

    Stress test in beginning. Largely opinion based. "What do you think" in most questions
  • edited February 21
    Self representation is prohibited here..
    Replace YOUR from title with THEIR'S.. :smiley:
  • ajay000 said:


    20/8. Afternoon session. First to go

    Ch - Bhonsle sir
    -nice haircut! How often?
    -‎how did you get interested in astrophysics?
    -‎ who gave the theory of evolution and what was the name of the book
    M1
    What did you do to get this ambsaador of change award?
    Do you think you were successful?
    Why so?
    What is needed to bring the chaneg?
    Three changes that you will like to bring on district?
    M2
    - who said that we should leave the earth in 100 years? What could be the rationale? Do you subscribe to it?
    - ‎some wise man said that Venus was like earth before? Why did he say so?
    M3 (lady)
    -what do you like to cook?
    -‎how do you cook daal baati?
    -‎what were you doing in Chile?
    -‎what is last memoir you've read and what is your favorite memoir?
    -‎what do you like about it?
    M4
    - is police service or force?
    - ‎wb has WB police and WB police service? What's the difference?
    - ‎what is the perception of people about police?
    - ‎why is it so?
    - ‎what are the issues being faced by police?
    - ‎what will you do to address these?
    - ‎three challenges facing India?
    Ch
    - what should india do for women empowerment to bring them at the level they are in Singapore?
    - ‎have you seen dabang? What's the image of police it potrays? Is it correct?

    Can I get this person's whole interview with his answers? Sounds very interesting, especially the Chile part.
    Meliorism: the belief that the world can be changed for the better by human action
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  • ajay000 said:


    Sujatha Mehta Board
    Optional - History
    Graduation - Civil Engineering
    District - Erode, TN

    CHAIRMAN
    1. Introduce yourselves
    2. What you have been doing after graduation?
    3. Why didnt you think of getting employed?
    4. What is your opinion on Cauvery verdict? Is it favourable to TamilNadu?
    5. What do you know about Adam's bridge? Is it really existing?
    6. Is all data from NASA trustable? Why Indians wonder about NASA?
    7. What is demographic dividend? Is it an advantage to have millions of unemployment youth in India?

    Member 1
    1. Specialities of QutbMinar?
    2. Temples in Kumbakonam?
    3. Who built most temples in your state?
    4. Trade relationship between Ancient India and south east Asia?
    5. What Coimbatore is famous for?
    6. Status of textile industries in last decade in India?

    Member 2
    1. Traffic problems in Salem?
    2. Causes of road accidents in T.N? Solutions?
    3. Advanced technologies to control accidents?
    4. What should be the role of the government to control accidents?
    5. What was your role in creating accident free cities during college days?

    Member 3
    1. Is Parking avenue are engineering solution?
    2. Why you are interested in railways?
    3. What is ballast less track? Status in India?
    4. Explain railway connectivity in Northeast? Especially Meghalaya?
    5. What is Smart city according to you?

    Member 4
    1. What is climate change? Do you believe in such Climate change theory?
    2. Why USA left Paris agreement?
    3. What is History? Definition?
    4. Why so much interpretations in Indian History?
    5. How chronology is arrived in historical writings?

    CHAIRMAN
    1. Why history is a scientific study?
    2. How science helps to understand TipuSultan history?
    3. Do you want to ask anything from us?
    4. Have we asked questions as you expected or anything different?

    Overall, cordial board with mostly opinion based questions.

    ajay000 said:


    Sujatha Mehta Board
    Optional - History
    Graduation - Civil Engineering
    District - Erode, TN

    CHAIRMAN
    1. Introduce yourselves
    2. What you have been doing after graduation?
    3. Why didnt you think of getting employed?
    4. What is your opinion on Cauvery verdict? Is it favourable to TamilNadu?
    5. What do you know about Adam's bridge? Is it really existing?
    6. Is all data from NASA trustable? Why Indians wonder about NASA?
    7. What is demographic dividend? Is it an advantage to have millions of unemployment youth in India?

    Member 1
    1. Specialities of QutbMinar?
    2. Temples in Kumbakonam?
    3. Who built most temples in your state?
    4. Trade relationship between Ancient India and south east Asia?
    5. What Coimbatore is famous for?
    6. Status of textile industries in last decade in India?

    Member 2
    1. Traffic problems in Salem?
    2. Causes of road accidents in T.N? Solutions?
    3. Advanced technologies to control accidents?
    4. What should be the role of the government to control accidents?
    5. What was your role in creating accident free cities during college days?

    Member 3
    1. Is Parking avenue are engineering solution?
    2. Why you are interested in railways?
    3. What is ballast less track? Status in India?
    4. Explain railway connectivity in Northeast? Especially Meghalaya?
    5. What is Smart city according to you?

    Member 4
    1. What is climate change? Do you believe in such Climate change theory?
    2. Why USA left Paris agreement?
    3. What is History? Definition?
    4. Why so much interpretations in Indian History?
    5. How chronology is arrived in historical writings?

    CHAIRMAN
    1. Why history is a scientific study?
    2. How science helps to understand TipuSultan history?
    3. Do you want to ask anything from us?
    4. Have we asked questions as you expected or anything different?

    Overall, cordial board with mostly opinion based questions.

    any question from civil engineering.?
  • Date: 22 Feb
    Sujatha mam board
    My optional : geography
    Graduation: Biotechnology
    Place : Coimbatore

    Chairman:
    Introduce yourself
    What were you doing since your graduation?
    Why did you chose civil services?
    What is your area of interest in biotech?
    Can generic coding of human be used to predict future disease?
    How is genetics linked to cancer treatment?
    Most prevalent type of cancer in India?

    M1: what does geography teach?
    Is the climate change really happening?
    What measures India takes to overcome climate Change?
    Can green energy be a practical solution to overcome pollution? (Since India uses more than 50% energy from coal)

    M2: what is entrepreneurship?
    Why does India have very less entrepreneurs?
    Can women be supported to work while at home?
    Why there is no equality in maternity leave for men(as like women)?
    Is Coimbatore becoming like NCR? (Pollution)
    If vehicle pollution is the problem what can be the solution?
    (I said about industrial pollution too , in noyyal)
    So can the industries be relocated ?

    M3: what do you feel about cosmetics? (I have no idea why they asked that question)
    What is ‘me too’ campaign?
    Why are actors(kamal was mention) coming into politics ?
    Why do people vote for heros in politics ?
    What is justice party?

    M4: what do you think about river Cauvery?
    Are Tamilians happy with the recent verdict of Supreme Court?
    How do people of Karnataka see this verdict? Are they happy?
    How do you say both the states are happy with Cauvery mngment board?

    Do you have anything to ask?

  • Sujata Mehta mam
    Afternoon session
    Suraj Patel
    Anthro , b.tech , u.p , IPS

    Chairman :
    Tell about urself
    What r u doing right now
    Why army was used in Elphinstone bridge reconstruction

    Why not private sector

    We could have doubled the price to private and work would have finished in half time

    Why we stick with L1 quotes only

    How to resolve it

    Why no one trust anyone in India ?

    M 1 :
    Judicial intervention
    Why
    How to infuse credibility in judiciary
    Why judiciary don't want any interference

    M2 :
    U know Mike Tyson ?
    How to infuse transparency in judiciary ?
    How technology can be used ?
    Is it right to have cctv recording of court proceedings

    What is family court .
    Why they have rule of video recording

    Should we remove institution of DM as no developed country have it

    What America have inherited from British .
    What kind of laws are there in USA

    M 3 ::
    What is autonomous rebotics
    Should India have them ?
    There impacts ?

    Is I right to name any institution on basis of some individual ?

    What are the parameter to decide that ?

    What are the stakeholders in your college ?
    Alumni ?
    Why alumni connect is low ?
    Any example in India where alumni have contributed much ?

    M4 :
    Why u left IRS for IPS
    Why now IAS
    why going back from revenue to revenue

    What is think India ?
    What were it's benefits


    Chairman ::
    Ok
    What else you have in mind which should have been discussed ?

    Okay
    Thanks

  • ARVIND SAXENA Sir's Panel

    CM: Some basic about job (part time working)
    Why IAS
    5 basic qualities of an administrator
    Qualities that you've -which will make you a good admin
    Any weakness
    Situation ques: how will you deal with an indiscipline subordinate?

    M1: PNB Fraud- auditor's role & responsibilities
    Maldive: why India is interfering?
    What does your NGO  (extra curricula)
    Why do u like old hindi songs  (hobby)
    Why increase in Mutual investment
    USA Gun issue

    M2: why Nausheed came to India?
    UP L&O problem: recent initiatives taken by Govt
    Name scheme for women empowerment
    Technology behind DMRC

    M3: Blockchain technology  (what & use in finance)
    LTCG tax- why?
    What is Reverse mortgage
    Reason for pollution in River Hindon

    M4 (Lady member):
    View on emergency
    Is India a strong democracy?
    How tusser silk is made?
    Heard about ahimsa silk?

    CM: What is deep state
    Do we have deep state in India?

    DONE
  • ajay000 said:


    ARVIND SAXENA Sir's Panel

    CM: Some basic about job (part time working)
    Why IAS
    5 basic qualities of an administrator
    Qualities that you've -which will make you a good admin
    Any weakness
    Situation ques: how will you deal with an indiscipline subordinate?

    M1: PNB Fraud- auditor's role & responsibilities
    Maldive: why India is interfering?
    What does your NGO  (extra curricula)
    Why do u like old hindi songs  (hobby)
    Why increase in Mutual investment
    USA Gun issue

    M2: why Nausheed came to India?
    UP L&O problem: recent initiatives taken by Govt
    Name scheme for women empowerment
    Technology behind DMRC

    M3: Blockchain technology  (what & use in finance)
    LTCG tax- why?
    What is Reverse mortgage
    Reason for pollution in River Hindon

    M4 (Lady member):
    View on emergency
    Is India a strong democracy?
    How tusser silk is made?
    Heard about ahimsa silk?

    CM: What is deep state
    Do we have deep state in India?

    DONE

    Where are you sourcing these transcripts from?
  • edited February 25
    @PTT2018 (search in telegram)

    Or click the link

    https://t.me/PTT2018

    Telegram channel link for 2018 Interview Transcripts !
    Being IAS... 4 U Onlyyy... :-)


    " Woods are lovely dark and deep..
    But I have promises to keep..
    But I have promises to keep..
    And miles to go before I sleep.. before I sleep. " :)

    #HumHongeKamyaabEkDin :)
  • Vikram Singh
    Arvind saxena board. Electronic graduation . 2 years in Chandigarh. Yoga hobby
    Chairman
    1. What is corresponding address and permanently address in DAF
    2. Why taken psychology as optional
    3. What is Psychology testing
    4. How psychology testing help in personal selection in organisations for honesty
    5. Will this work
    6. So is psychology testing gives 100 percentage accuracy
    7. Rohingya issues . Jammu and Kashmir police said no FIR against Rohingyas .so what is India stand
    8. Is it good ?

    M1
    1. Haryana issues: violence against Dalit
    2. Why it is increasing
    3. Trekking hobby
    4. What you learnt by trekking
    5. Sports in India is not giving medals ? Why
    6. Haryana is doing good is sports why
    7. How can this model be initiated in India

    M2 .
    1. Problem of Delhi pollution
    2. Reasons ?
    3 top priority among these causes
    4.


    M3.
    1. Did mtech in Chandigarh. So why Chandigarh residents follow road rules ?
    2. Psychology reasons for this behaviour
    3. What will be the solution for orher districts
    4. Yoga
    5. Benefits of Surya namaskar
    6. How it helped you

    M4
    1. Why electronic import is 400 billions in 2020 .?
    2. What can be done for it
  • prkhr said:

    ajay000 said:


    ARVIND SAXENA Sir's Panel

    CM: Some basic about job (part time working)
    Why IAS
    5 basic qualities of an administrator
    Qualities that you've -which will make you a good admin
    Any weakness
    Situation ques: how will you deal with an indiscipline subordinate?

    M1: PNB Fraud- auditor's role & responsibilities
    Maldive: why India is interfering?
    What does your NGO  (extra curricula)
    Why do u like old hindi songs  (hobby)
    Why increase in Mutual investment
    USA Gun issue

    M2: why Nausheed came to India?
    UP L&O problem: recent initiatives taken by Govt
    Name scheme for women empowerment
    Technology behind DMRC

    M3: Blockchain technology  (what & use in finance)
    LTCG tax- why?
    What is Reverse mortgage
    Reason for pollution in River Hindon

    M4 (Lady member):
    View on emergency
    Is India a strong democracy?
    How tusser silk is made?
    Heard about ahimsa silk?

    CM: What is deep state
    Do we have deep state in India?

    DONE

    Where are you sourcing these transcripts from?
    I dont reveal my sources. ;)











    Jk















    My source is Telegram group for transcripts of 2018 ias interview

  • Board: bhimsen bassi.
    Profile: btech metallurgical and material sciences engineer + MBA
    Optional history
    Hobbies : football, reading and writing answers on Quora

    Chairman
    If I were to tell you that there is a plant and its parts are made of gold, what would your reaction be?
    Who is your favourite footballer?
    Do you know the signature move of Pele?

    M1
    Amongst all the sources of energy other than coal, which all have the most potential in the next ten years?

    Why?

    What is iso4 (dnk)

    How is material sciences used in mining.

    M2
    How is material science influencing human life?
    What is the geography of Bahrain? (I grew up there, schooling as well)
    How does India have to behave in the Maldivian crisis?
    Dont remember two more

    M3

    What are the problems faced by Indian workers in the gulf region?
    How does the Indian community help them?
    What steps has the government taken to aid these workers?
    Does the srilankan issue still exist?
    What is the opinion of the government of India on it?
    Doesnt the state government have another opinion?

    M4
    You are a management graduate, what kind of advice can you give to a company which wants to invest in another country?
    We have improved our ease of doing business, what are some of the parameters on which it is judged?
    Salient features of India-Bahrain ties?
    Present to me a holistic description of the country you grew up in, I don't have any knowledge about it.

    Chairman.
    Is the ltte irrelevant today?
    Is this your photo?

    The end.

  • Shri Arvind saxena Sir board
    ECE
    MP
    Geography
    Northeast zone at second preference
    Why so long hairs?
    Why did you cut?
    they were looking good.

    I want to go to Southsudan by land.. guide me with shortest route!!
    What you have been doing since these many years?
    Instead of Make in india. I think we should adopt protectionism. Our industries are getting hurt.
    2 couter questions.

    Mam(elegant mam in purple saree

  • Bhonsle Sir board.. 22nd Feb Afternoon session
    Chairman..
    1.What were you thinking?(last one to be interviewed)
    2.Why do we select you?
    3.Sitauational question..Should dm use his popularity to counter politicians illegitimate pressure/threat.

    M3
    1. Explain that history repeats itself and some counterquestions
    1. Problem related to urbanisation in Delhi

    M4
    1. How often do you jog? What do you do when you are free other than study or jog? 2. (I have answered that i listen to rajasthani songs) Ghoomar song of Padmavat, what were the objections and your view
    M1
    1. Why didn't you take Mechanical as optional?
    2. ‎why do you want to become IAS.?
    3. ‎but then why do u went to IIT?
    4. Three landmark event of Rajasthan history
    5. ‎Explain accountability..
    M2
    1. You must have heard the name of Arthshashtra. But what do you know about Neetishashtra, it's writer??
    2. ‎Antyodya meaning and schemes
    3. Brand Equity ??

    History optional
    Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT delhi
    Belongs to Rajasthan
  • edited February 27
    ajay000 said:


    Shri Arvind saxena Sir board
    ECE
    MP
    Geography
    Northeast zone at second preference
    Why so long hairs?
    Why did you cut?
    they were looking good.

    I want to go to Southsudan by land.. guide me with shortest route!!
    What you have been doing since these many years?
    Instead of Make in india. I think we should adopt protectionism. Our industries are getting hurt.
    2 couter questions.

    Mam(elegant mam in purple saree


    Shri Arvind saxena Sir board
    ECE
    MP
    Geography
    Northeast zone at second preference
    Why so long hairs?
    Why did you cut?
    they were looking good.

    I want to go to Southsudan by land.. guide me with shortest route!!
    What you have been doing since these many years?
    Instead of Make in india. I think we should adopt protectionism. Our industries are getting hurt.
    2 couter questions.

    Mam(elegant mam in purple saree)

    What is Hornbill festival?
    What do you like the most about Northeast?
    there was exodus in NE..(pata nahi kitna lamba kuch bola..top class angrezi me)..
    I told madam I did not get you
    I am asking there are so many positives of Social media but also so many negatives.. Why
    what could be done.(girls will be girls.. seedhe hi puch leti)

    our farmers are dying. What can we do?

    She was smiling most of the time..

    M3
    How can we increase Farmer’s Income?
    What do you do in this analysis(hobby)?
    what is this hobby?
    Long Explanation.
    What is India’s GDP.
    which position

    M4.
    What do you cook?
    Is futures helpful for farmers?
    What is E-Nam?
    (2 CQ)
    Should Agriculture be taxed?
    (1 CQ)
    M5.
    Why glaciers are receding ? What will be the effects?
    Interlinking of Rivers.. How can we go with it?
    (within it he asked about Ken Betwa link)
    Aren’t we imposing development of Tribals? What should be done?
    What is 5th schedule?

    End

    You will not realise what the word cordial actually means. Till the time you give interview.

    I felt like yaar abhi to shayad 10 minutes hi hue h
    cool people.. mocks ne to faad ke rakh di thi.
  • edited February 27
    .
  • when medical test can happen for candidates having interview on 28th Feb.. Today??
    as 1st & 2nd march is holiday. Holi hai..
  • Board: Air Marshal Ajit Bhonsle
    Duration: 30-35 min
    This was my 5th Attempt, 2nd interview.
    Work-Ex: 1 year in software, currently in services
    Optional: Anthropology

    Chairman:

    1. (Chairman smiling) So tell me, are you happy to be here?
    2. I see that you are a sharpshooter. (Gestures a gun with his right hand). What are the qualities of a good shooter?

    [There are a couple more questions which I'm unable to recall]

    Member 1:

    1. Can you tell me about the origin of people in India?
    2. Is the debate about Aryan migration settled?
    3. Have you heard about yellow peoples and their entry into India?
    4. I see that you are already in services. So why IAS?
    5. Have you heard about hate crimes? What do you understand by it?
    6. So do you think we are witnessing an increase in hate crimes, across the world? What are the reasons?
    7. If you are Deputy Commissioner, how would you prevent them?

    Member 2:

    1. Since you are a student of Anthropology, tell me what do you know about race theory.
    2. Of late, scientists have been demolishing the race theory. It is being proven that there are no major differences between races, and there's just one human race. What's your take?
    3. What social barriers do we see in our country?
    4. How should we bridge these barriers?
    5. At what level of education should we introduce this teaching of oneness? Be specific. Primary, secondary or higher education?
    6. In your opinion, what are the 3 things youth of our country are looking for?

    Member 3:

    1. What is mindfulness meditation? (Hobby)
    2. How did it help you in becoming a better person?
    3. Okay so you have mentioned 'deadlines'. But isn't effective work just a matter of sticking to tasks and ensuring that the work gets done? How does meditation come into the picture?
    4. (There was a long monologue that went on for 30 odd seconds. He spoke about Swachh Bharat, Mahatma Gandhi, Cleanliness, Toilets, Behavioral change etc etc..) And then asked the question: How should we inculcate change?
    5. So are incentives our only option to promote change?

    Lady Member 4 (cheerful, smiling, most affable among them all)

    1. You said a little while ago that your father inspires you. Can you elaborate?
    2. You were working at a very good company. Why did you quit it and join the civil service?
    3. Artificial Intelligence. Why are you interested in it? (Hobby)
    4. Do you think that sometime in the future it will overtake human intelligence? Is that even desirable?
    5. Have you thought about the prospect of intelligent life elsewhere in the universe?
    6. Should we try to contact them? Stephen Hawking thinks we shouldn't. What is your take?


    Observations:

    The difference in quality between mock interviews and the UPSC interview is immense. It reflects in the quality of questions you face.

    All the members in my board were extremely cordial, incredibly patient. They never cut me short, listened to everything I said and only then asked the next question.

    Chairman was continuously scribbling as I spoke. Except the lady, all members were mostly expressionless. From their visual cues, you will not be able to discern whether they are perceiving your answers as unquestionable truth or absolute nonsense.


    Rank 1, CSE 2017
    “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”


    Blog: anudeepdurishetty.in

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