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Board : r n Chaubey sir
30 Jan, 23
Forenoon session
B tech mechanical, SVNIT, surat
Optional - Mathematics
Hobby-watching gujarati movies

You have stayed in Gujarat bhavan?
What did you eat in breakfast?
Tell in brief about your academic background and work experience?
What do you know about crop insurance?
Does PMFBY got success?
What is exact method of PMFBY?
Who pays for premium?
What do you think regarding development vs environment?
With regards it to current times in india, we are headed towards envt or development?
India requires lot of energy and lack of energy is visible today like power cuts and our coal mines are in forest, so should we explore it?

what is soft power?
Can movie helps in softpower, in your opinion?
Bollywood movies are projected as soft power in past, but now many regional movies are promoted, didn't it means that we are diverting from mains things as soft power?
Conventionally people are saving by putting money in banks as fd, in gold but in recent times more other venues are there, what do you think about it, is there any danger?
Should we encourage people to invest more in stock market?

have you heard about Param Vir chakra in recent times?
Any name of Param Vir chakra awardee?
Where can we put zero in whole number or integer?
Does zero comes in natural number?
How zero and infinity are connected?
Do you know Newton's third law?
If I hit someone, then will it apply?
Then one should not hit somebody?

UN intangible heritage site given recently, do you know?
Any other things you can recollect about it?
Is there any intangible heritage in Gujarat?
You are from nit, why do you want to join civil service?
Where do you want to work after 10 years?
Do you know about 'inclusive education'?
Have you heard of 'inclusive school'?
Your favourite director in regional cinema? One movie ?
What is about that movie 'be yaar'?

Many are saying climate change is not real, how do you convice them in 5 min?
How can we say that current climate change impact is due to industrial revolution?
What is this 'two degree'?
PANEL - Lt. Gen. Raj Shukla (Retd.)


Satyavathi Mam Board
Btech metallurgy from NIT Trichy
Native : Salem ,Tamil Nadu
Hobbies : Mandala painting / reading fiction books
Work : Sidbi

For female candidates ( please remove your chain / earring/ ring ) they are asking ur to remove all ornaments including watch.,

Satyavathi Mam read out the DAF loudly and asked the following questions :
1) What are you doing currently ?
2) why this gap of 3 years since your last job
3) What made you choose civil service ?
4) Civil service is not just about IAS,
there are other services also ?
You can do much better in your current job ,why this ?
5) Why didn't you go to Core ? Why IT ?
6) Didn't you appear for Gate exam ?
7) Tell about Dravidian model of development that Tamil Nadu is talking about ?
8) how is it different from other states ? Why call it Dravidian?
9) What makes TN one of the leading states in economic and social indicators in the country ?

Member 2:
1) You become IAS and you are given a choice to choose between two districts - one where there is more communal tensions and another a border district with issues of drug and human trafficking- what would you choose ?

I chose border district siting few reasons.
2) Follow up question.but in case of choosing a communal violent district, if you bring communal harmony you can make a big difference.
I agreed to his point,yet chose to stay with border district as i felt the scope of development is more there.

3) Tell me the background of how Afghanistan evolved and what is the current relations of India with Afghanistan?

4) Tell me 5 interesting things about Salem ?

5) Tell me about mandala painting ?

 Member 3:
1) What lifestyle choices do you have ?
How will you lead your life in next decades ?
2) Will you be able to find the right partner who will agree with your way of life ?
3) Why dont you like a lavish lifestyle ? ( But many prefer it ,why don't you ?)
4) Tell me some new materials used nowadays ?

Member 4:
1) What schemes have Government brought for MSME's?
2) How is Mudra helping and how is it different ?
3) What do you know about semiconductors ?
4) What is opinion on Remote voting ?
5) Do you support it or not ?
What is it about ordinary residents and native residents ?

Member 5:
1) What do you do in Sidbi ? ( In your branch )
2) What are steps taken by Sidbi for antimoney laundering ?

Satyavati Mam :
1) what do you know about account aggregators ?
2) follow up - it will be useful only if they voluntarily provide info..
What would you do if people conceal info and how can you check money laundering?
Date and session : forenoon session, 30th January
Board: Satyawati mam
Optional: sociology
Computer science engineering
Home state : madhya pradesh
Relevant keyword from daf: worked as software developer in fintech, reading fiction, mindfulness meditation, badminton

As I entered she started reading out details from summary sheet/daf
1 . You are from computer science graduate, please explain me what is NFT?
2 . You have lived in x, y, z places ( places mentioned in daf) . Which is your favorite place and why ? 1-2 follow-up questions on this.
3. Since you are from IT background, can you tell me about the recent performance of IT industry and why declining?

1. Explain what is mindfulness meditation?
2. Are there different types of meditation? How do they differ from mindfulness meditation?
3. She asked something on the lines - there are many famous practitioner like sadhguru ( she took other names which I can't recall nor recognize) . What do they do ? Do you agree with their methodologies?
4. Both Delhi and Bangalore are metro cities and incidents take place even in Bangalore that imply it is not that safe for women? So why you think Delhi is more unsafe? ( This was continuation of question regarding the place that i liked- i had mentioned safe public space as one of the factor in my previous answer)
5. Can you tell me few shortcomings about Bangalore?

1. Few people say computers should not be included as engineering discipline. What do you think? Why ?
2. We hear a lot about AI, do you think AI can cause end of human civilisation?
3. Are there any laws/treaties to regulate AI ?
4. What is the trend of sex ratio in India? Is it increasing or decreasing? Why?
5. What can be done to improve sex ratio?

1. What kind of fiction you like reading?
2. Book you read recently.
3. Long question which I can't remember exactly, but the gist was --How female lead development can happen?
4. If you are posted in district, how to ensure that schemes for women are executed efficiently? (This too was long question, but gist was mostly this)
5. If you are female police official, how to ensure that women who are underprivileged and exploited are heard and get justice?

1. When you entered, you were nervous but after sometime you opened up , why did this happen?
2. You have lived in gujarat, can you talk or understand Gujarati? Can you speak a sentence in Gujarati?
3. District which share border with international territory, what additional challenges do such district face?
4. You would have read about Russia - Ukraine war. What are the challenges that Russia is facing?

Your interview is over. Thank you

1. few questions were long, so I may not have remembered exact question
2.  Not sure how useful it is going to be: but I was told in one mock that since you are female candidate, and if you happen to face a board who has female member- you might probably be questioned on women issues.
Board - M. Sathiyavathy
30 Jan 2023
Afternoon session
Background - Haryana, B.Sc. Physical Science, ICAS
Optional - History
Hobby - Reading fiction, cooking

Read through the DAF.
1.Should we merge all accounts services?
2. What services have been merged recently?
3. Has it been a good decision? (More counter questions)

1. What are green house gases? Give examples.
2. You mention you were the School Gender Champion. What is that?
3. Don't you think only boys/men need to be gender sensitised?
4. What is Gender Gap Index?
5. How has the condition of women improved in India?

1. What kind of fiction do you like to read?
2. What have you read recently? Who was the main character in that book?
3. What do you like to cook?
4. What got you into Mediterranean cooking?

1. 5 problems and 5 things that are good about your district.
2. Given a choice between serving in a border district, and a naxal affected district, where would you choose to serve? (Counter questions on why not border district, don't you think drug smuggling is an important issue harming the youth?)
3. What is quantum entanglement?
4. Why is it being talked about recently?
5. What are scientists saying about time and space with respect to it?

1. Give chronology of dynasties in India.
2. Give examples of surviving architectural monuments of these dynasties.
30th January Afternoon Session
Chairman- RN Choubey Sir
Malayalam Literature Optional
Economics Background
Kerala Home State

 • Introduction - Educational background and Work experience
 • What is licence raj system?
 • What is inspector raj system? Do we need a inspector raj system?
 • In Ukraine Russia conflict who is right and who is wrong?

Member 1

 • Favorite writer? Why?
 • Why High HDI in Kerala? From where did Kerala got money for such a development?
 • Did Malayalam Literature show any pattern in its development over years?

Member 2

 • Why only Kerala managed to get high HDI not other states like Punjab and Sikkim?
 • Agriculture to Service direct Jump. How it affected economy?
 • What govt has recently done to improve industrial development?

Member 3

 • Application of any economic theory in Agricultural sector for its development?
 • Reasons for air pollution in Delhi. What measures did govt took to control stubble burning?
 • Why the issue of stubble burning only affecting Delhi?
 • Environmental significance of backwaters in Kerala?

Member 4

 • Anything from Science fiction literature that later become scientific invention?
 • Real life application of any science fiction movie concept?
 • Conspiracy behind the origin of Covid pandemic?
 • How the conflict between development and environment led to the origin of corona virus?
31st January, forenoon session
Board = R N CHOBEY sir
Medical science optional
Home State= J&K

1.tell us about consumer protection architecture in India r a doctor, why civil services?
3.what do you know about Ross island, who is Ross?
4.who discovered the drug for malaria?
5.noble prize won by Indians (ist and latest)
6.what is monarchy? What factors pushed Nepal to democracy. watch science based documenteries , tell us which one u watch recently? usa and India space sector? What Indian can learn from it.
9.economic survey importance and it's tabling?
10. At one end we have this goal of inclusive growth and at other end we r focusing only on more n more investment in economy to boost GDP. How do u see the divergence?
11. Since independence many commissions and even niti ayog failed to address the problems of our agriculture . What according to you is the root cause ?
12.Suggest a solution that can address the three problems (land fragmentation, rising population, climate change)?
13.what do u know about FSSAI? It's functions.
14. How do we implement the vaccination challenge in India during covid times (initially)
15. What is your opinion as a doctor regarding 'emergency use authorisation' ?
16.why there is so much noise about covid vaccines
17.suppose you have to advice a covid vaccine to an individual , what would u advice covaxin or covishield.
18.presidential address to the parliament, unique thing this time?
19.saffron cultivation, it's flower, how it looks?

20.Your interview is over , would u like to b asked questions from any area we might have missed?

Your interview is over
Interview questions
Choubey sir's board
5th to enter
Optional: sociology
Home state: Kerala
Hobbies: Shyamaprasad movies , cardio exercise and meditation

1) About whether I had lunch( to make comfortable)
2) in 1 min about academic and professional achievements -( talked about patent)
3) About EVs having power to address pollution
4) Agree or disagree - Environmental protection is a conspiracy, to make rich countries richer and poor countries poorer

M1- Sir
1) automatic driving - why it didn't get picked up in a large manner
2) what all specification to be needed in self driving cars
3) How different softwares of different companies make a difficulty in implementing
4) Why cardio and meditation combination and how it help me
5) why only Shyamaprasad movies only

M2 - sir
1) Comparison of Kerala and West Bengal Population. Is the government due to politically consciousness people ( Rephrasing and follow up questions)
2) Whether Russian invasion accelerated arm access for Ukraine which was what Ukraine anticipated by NATO entry?

M3 - Ma'am
1) Which all activities conducted while being in the position of Women Development Cell Vice Chair
2) Why so many Engineering graduates coming to civil services
3) Whether as IT professional and patentee, my introduction to Civil Services a brain drain
4) What meditation means psychologically for me
5) If in services what can you contribute

M4 - Sir
1) What is CRZ
2) Why it is in place
3) what types of encroachment are being avoided by CRZ regulations
4) What is fussy logic
5) what is Moore's law
RN Chaubey sir
1 feb 2023 Forenoon
6th and last to enter
Around 30 minutes

Mathematics optional
IIT Delhi Btech Chemical engineering
Haryana state
Keywords : Playing Chess and captain of hostel team, Teaching and Mentoring, NSS

1. Tell me about your education and work experience
2. What is indus water treaty. Why news
3. Why inter state disputes arises
4. Should we transfer this matter to centre alone to decide

Member 1(lady)
1. Evergreen revolution : what why
2. Promote above how
3. Why haryana people selling land and moving out of this sector
4. Solve this as a policy maker

Member 2
1. Delhi new trucks new addition what is it.
2. Why we say EV less polluting even though electricity comes from thermal plants pollutes environment
3. Diesel exhaust engine
4. One more question I don't remember

Member 3
1. If rice causes soil degradation water table down, then should we limit it to only South region and not allow in north. Your views
2. Can state secede from union of states. How?
3. If no foreign involvement in this then should we allow to secede?

Member 4
1. Doctrine of "one innocent don't punish even though 99 criminals left unpunished". Your views
2. What Reforms needed for above
Odisha. NIT RKL, Electrical engg.
Psychology optional.
Work- Linde India. Recently selected in OAS.
Hobbies- Volleyball, teaching, photography
Sathyabati Mam board. 1st to go. Date 1st feb, afternoon.

M1-Since 5 yrs what are u doing.
Who do u teach.
What did u do in linde. What does it manufacture.
Difference between industrial and medical oxygen.
M2- KBK, Western odisha are backward. Why?
Improvement in malnutrition? How will u deal with disasters if posted in Balasore? What Rourkela is famous for?
M3- What's a lagoon, what's a delta. Major deltas in odisha. Famous Beach. Chandipur- what's the unique phenomena. Why?
What's a backwater. What sambalpur is famous for?
M4- how will u promote sports in backward region of Odisha? Why the setback for India in hockey worldcup? What other sports do u follow apart from Volleyball? U will soon join as an OAS officer. How do u look towards it. What will be ur focus area of work?
M5- emotion- earlier research about different brain regions responsible for it. What's the new trend?
Why is China so much interested in Askai chin?

Board: Shri Rajiv Nayan Chaubey
Forenoon Session
2nd to be interviewed
80% DAF based
Bio(only which all are asked ): IRS (IT), Hyderabad, Cooking, CSE, International Mathematical Olympiad, Google summer of code(GSC), Stray animal rescue and rehabilitation, chess
4th attempt, 3rd Interview(including this --- every time, Chaubey Sir chaired them)

 Chairman(C): You can remove your mask if you are vaccinated and comfortable with it
Then, as always explained the procedure of personality test and told that it is just a conversation etc.
1. I won’t ask you to expand your name but quickly tell us about your academic and work 
2. You are already having a laddu in your hand…. what else do you need on the laddu?
3. Why do you want to enter IAS?
4. As you are from Nagpur, there is this economic think tank which says that instead of direct 
taxation, if we tax all the transactions that are taking place, it generates more revenue and 
we won’t even be needing the direct taxation and in fact IT department……(Monologue of 2 min, but this is the essence)….What is your take on it?
5. Similar constraints are present in Direct Taxation slab too…. What is the way forward?
                                                                                                                       Member 1: (Gentlewoman)
1. East Godavari district is called Rice bowl of Southern India…. Have you seen cane cultivation there? (Rajahmundry is in my DAF)
2. Bamboo cultivation significance
3. Paper Industry problems and what can we do?
4. Speciality of Nagpur…. questions on orange cultivation and Nagpur climate….
                                                                                                                               Member 2:
1. You’re CS graduate…Self driving cars…can they be successful in India?
2. Possible challenges for Self-Driving vehicle in India
3. Why traffic sense is in disarray in India?
4. GSC…. why did you discontinue it?
5. NP complete vs NP hard problems
                                                                                                                         Member 3:
1. What do you cook?
2. Difference between normal and Dum biryani? Why is it so special?
3. It is Biryani only if it is Mutton Biryani…What do you say?
4. Why Nationalistic tendencies are increasing all over the world?
5. Only economic or there are other reasons as well?
6. If we reduce tax rates more people will be eager to pay taxes, then why don’t we do 
it?.....talked about Laffer curve and trade off between increased tax base but decreased tax 
revenue….didn’t ask further questions
                                                                                                                             Member 4:
1. View on taxing new sectors such as Agriculture….how can we do? 
2. What are the problems that would arrive?
3. Monologue on Nepal and Bhutan….Difference in democratic structures in both the 
4. Working principle of Mercury thermometer
5. Interesting fact about Shannon’s number 
                                                                                                                     Chairman: Anything you need to share?
I told about the Stray animal part and some discussion about it
                                                                                                                    Experience: Surprisingly they asked me from DAF, as in previous 2 times, it was completely random…duration is of 30-35 min…..Went well and the flow was without or with little turbulence….
                                                                                                                                   Keep in mind that having a DAF based and nice PT isn’t synonymous with good marks and random questionnaire doesn’t mean low marks….

Date of interview:- 1/02/2023 afternoon session.
Name- Naam me kya rekha hai .
Graduation and post graduation:- Biomedical science
Optional law.
Profession:- Deputy jailor.
Hobbies:- feeding stray animal , mimciking Bollywood artists.
Board: Sathiyavathi ma'am.
As usual start by ma'am reading daf to all members.
Ch. 1)Explain ur gap year mohit.
2 feeding stray is menace don't you think so.
Something continuous random question .
3 what is open jail. Do u promote it. What is critirea.
Cross question related to open jail only.
M1 movie based on jail he asked fortunately i have seen just 3 weeks ago. Do aankhey barah hath so he asked me to explain the content of movie that is based on open jail.
2 reformative steps related to jail.
3 kanjhawala case ( i said sorry sir)

M3 1)some procedural law which i said dont know again.
2)Special status for convicted prison inmates.
3)Decriminalization of law to reduce burden in jail.
M4) molecular biology is future ( biomedical science)
2)Ur review on India's stance on Russia Ukraine war.
M5 question related to traditional medicine.
Ayush homeopathy what is needed?
Some questions i am forgetting.
Over all cordial environment. Yes i said 3 4 times i don't know. Even fumbled in some question . However overall very good experience. Don't think about too much what u haven't done bcz u never know what question they might ask. Just control the controllables as said by Mahendra singh dhoni i.e daf in our case and 1 newspaper.
Thank you and all d best dosto.
Date/slot : 1st FEBAfternoon 2nd to go
Hobbies: reading non fiction, web series
Optional: pub ad
Board: R N Chaube sir
B/g : Computer engg.
State : Maharashtra

Briefly tell abt educational b/g nd work experience
Why pubad?
Major internal security challenges India is facing
Should we consider LWE as terrorist
Dhrug abuse in youth - how to handle( said treat them as victims nd then offenders. Then counterquestions based5 on this)

What is visual impairment(Written research paper. From DAF)
PwD act. Does visual impairment come under it? What are the criterias for considering VI as disability(DON'T know)
GI(Geographical Indication) tag - what is ? Why it's given? How It's given i.e process

Namibia or zambia is proposing to allow ivory trade coz they have large no. Of Elephants. Do you think it's justified? What are intl repurcussions?
Another Q don't remember now

M3: fully Technical
Chat GPT -
- who introduced
- do you think it will overtake existing tech like G assistant
- what are issues surrounding it

Cyber security
Explain entire status and challenges in context of India
How to address Cyber security challenges

Drug menace in Punjab.
 It's causes and It's link with Pakistan
Why it's a major prob there nd why not other border dists
Capital punishment. Lot of delay is happening in disposal of cases(tarikh pe tarikh). Should it be allowed or abolished

Chairman: from our side it's over. Do you have anything to say?

Approx time 30 mins

All the best for remaining candidates.

Thank You @⁨IPS Mahesh Bhagwat Sir⁩ sir, @⁨Abhishek Saraf IAS⁩ sir and other community members for guidance.
Satyavathi Mam Board
Dual Degree Electrical Engg, IIT Delhi
Native : Yamunanagar, Haryana
Hobbies : Reading Biographies, Meditation, Playing piano
Work : Intel, Currently in IDAS

Satyavathi Mam read out the DAF loudly and asked the following questions :
1) Tell us about the recent reforms in Railway services?
2) Give me your personal opinion on Railway services merger?
3) Okay, so you prefer specialists, then why do we hire generalists?
4) Apart from DM, say health secretary, power secretary etc, who is better suited for that job?
5) But Vallabhai Patel once said that If we hire all specialists, they would be undecisive and only generalists are capable of acting decisively, Was he wrong?

Member 2:
1) What is the difference between fine arts and conceptual arts?
2) Do you follow International relations?
3) Tell me the about Bangladesh?
4) Why do we make people fill all these, sports hobbies etc in DAF?
5) You are an IAS, if you suddenly get to know that you have to join one particular district within a month, What will you do first? (followed by What else twice)
6) Defence has the largest budget in country and is so important for the country, but you still want to join IAS, Which one do you think is more important?
6) If both are equally important, then why join IAS?

Member 3:
1) You have lived in Bhopal, what did you like about the place?
2) Apart from people, anything else- architecture wise?
3) You have mentioned reading biographies as your hobby, Which ones have you read?
4) Why do you read biographies specifically?
5) Which biography did you find most impressive and Why?
6) Okay, What did you learn from Dalai Lama's biography?

Member 4:
1) What is budget?
2) What about previous definition related to plan, non plan expenditure?
3) Why did we abandon planning commission?
4) So, how is planning done now?
5) Do we have a state budget as well? Are you sure?
6) What is climate change?
7) What is the main reason for it?
8) What is carbon sink?
9) Do you think artificial carbon capture is feasible?

Member 5:
1) You have lived in Chandigarh, what did you like about the place?

Your interview is finished, you may go now.

This is my personal opinion, but according to me, thinking a lot about everything in your DAF helps a lot. Interview preparation should ideally be 10% reading, 90% thinking.
Hon chairman R.N. Chaubey Sir
Hobby: playing harmonium,
Graduation Physics and statistics.
Optional- anthropology
State -Maharashtra
Date 31 Jan 2023 , Afternoon session.

Introduce yourself with work experience
Tell me Types of leaders
What type of leader was Gandhi ji?
What are the qualities due to which people followed him?

Evolution of two nation theory
Could it be avoided
How one could avoid it? What should have been done?
About NCC
Did you join
Certificates A B C
Their Details

Tell about leguminous crops, their benefits
What are biological control agents
Statistics use in agriculture
How do we calculate agriculture production in one area?

Tell us about famous bird sanctuary in your place
Controversy about harmonium
Alumni of your College
A recent and famous one ?
What is a Wrangler

Minister related to harmonium controversy.
Should govt provide services?
In which sectors should there be government presence?
Tell me Sectors where government, if present can bring some regulation or price stabilization.

Chairman it was a nice interaction.

Thank you.

Overall experience
Board was very friendly. No cross questions as such.
Wear your smile and confidence. All the best !

Utility of mocks:
Building spontaneity.
Two questions were repeated from mock directly which gave me confidence sitting there.
Sathyawathi ma'am board
In service - ICLS, Home State - Andhra Pradesh, Mechanical Engineering
1. What are u doing at present
2. What is the role of mca in ease of doing bussiness
3. Different cities selected for the rank and the last rank of india
4. Is the rank based on 2 cities give real pictures of indian states
5. How do u promote states role in ease
of doing bussiness
6. Centre state coordination regarding the same
Member 1
SFIO and role
Other mechanisms to detect fraud
How do u reduce shell companies by identifying them
Role of technology regarding shell companies
CCI vs Google issue
What is the specific model google follows in india which is not followed in EU
Member 2
Given 10 fielder positions
Do you have leadership qualities if any give instances
What is ur role in college fest
Member 4
What is the plight of farmers if capital is shifted
How govt compensates them
Life style of chenchus now (i said not sure )
Any tribe u study and their present life style
What all u study in anthropology
Member 5
If man fails machine saves if machine fails men die explain
Mnrega and allocation
Again capital discussion ( from previous member)
Rajiv Nayan Choubey Sir Board
2nd February
Geography Optional
Education - MSc Chemistry
Work - State Civil Service
Hobby - Travel documentary

Chairman -

1. Introduce with educational and work experience.
2. What's your opinion on farmer protest ? What are the 3 laws ? Why they opposed ?
3. What's your opinion on Encounter ? And follow up question. Judiciary is slow, need of immediate justice, encounter should be justiciable etc argument by chairman.

M1 -

1. What is your state law for prevention of land fragmentation ?
2. What will be the impact of Adani calling off FPO ?
3. What is Kekule's dream ?
4. Steps by Govt for tourism in budget. What will happen if tourism is given infrastructure status ?

M2 -

What is PM-KISAN ? What happened in budget on this ? Is it good ? From where this scheme was inspired from ? Why decreased allocation in budget ?

M3 -

1. Continuing from chairman's discussion about encounter, why to care for human rights of a criminal who have killed few policemen ? Doesn't it violate the human rights of the police ?

2. Human rights violation is a crime ? As per which law ?

3. What are 3 major internal security challenges in your state ?

4. History of naxalism, how it started in your state, what's the status now, how the change happened ?

M4 - (Ma'am)

1. What is the role of CAG ?
2. Does he audit PPP project ?
3. How the revenue sharing models work ? Give examples.
3. What is NFRA & ICAI ? Their role ?
4. Three application of Chemistry in daily household.

Chairman -

Anything you want to tell us ?

Summary : Nothing from hobby, achievement, work experience. Only one Q from home state, educational background. Mostly felt random.
Board: Raj shukla sir
Optional- Anthropology
Hobbies/interest-Helping parents in farming activities
Worked as software engineer and Panchayat secretary
Interview went well and it’s more than 35 minutes

1. Are you happy with new state Telangana?
2. Why you are happy? Any loss to Telangana?
3. Your opinion on 3 capital proposal of Andhra Pradesh? Any example in the world
4. Gender inequality reports-India’s performance-your opinion on that
5. Why Gender inequality still persists in India?- Show me where Gender inequality still present?
6. Negative list and positive list in defence sector?
7. Recent Govt steps to enhance indigenization of defence ?

1. Role of Panchayat secretary?
2. How you will transform the village? Hindrances involved in it?
3. How you will remunerate the farming?
4. Issues in agriculture?
5. How to shift the farmer from crop cultivation to Animal husbandry? Issues in animal husbandry? Recent govt steps?
6. What are the recent rural development scheme?
7. Why poverty still persists in India? What steps you will suggest?

1. Naxalism in Telangana? Is it reduced?
2. Why its reduced? Govt steps? Explain with statistics and examples?
3. Ideology of naxalism? Is it changed?
4. Tribes in Telangana?
5. Issues the tribes facing?
6. Social structure differences of tribal society with other society?
7. Issues in the panchayat raj system? What can be the possible solutions?

1. What is G20? Elaborate it more
2. How India can utilize this G20 presidency? What are the priorities agenda?
3. Current Issues the world is suffering?
4. Is Migration from telangana to gulf nations? Why its so?
5. What are migrant issues they are facing? How can we handle it
6. Any Central govt scheme that is implemented in the rural village that has a greater impact? Elaborate it?
7. Manufacturing process of Urea?
8. Is modern techniques in agriculture reduces greenhouse gases? Or enhances it

1. What is embedded system? Explain it with example?
2. National electronics policy? Its provisions
3. Steps taken by the govt to enhance the electronics base in India?
4. Green hydrogen, blue hydrogen and black hydrogen?
5. Why you resigned from software engineer?
6. Why you joined as a panchayat secretary?
7. Why you resigned from panchayat secretary? What you learnt from it?
2nd February 2023
Afternoon Session
Chaubey Sir Board
Home State : Haryana
College : Physics
Optional : Geography
Hobbies : Stargazing, Flute, Cricket
Other Keywords : Police, CAPFs

Chairman : You had lunch today? What? ( I said Poha). That is a breakfast item. We will arrange something for you. Please tell us.
1. Tell us your academic background and work experience. asked about delayed joining.
2. Asked about the reorganisation of states and what was the criteria .
2. What were the criteria used after that. Can you list them.
3. I mentioned development. So do you think we should create states like Marathwada or Bundelkhand. (Told them need to have more idea about exact development status to have a concrete opinion)
4. Popular opinion needs to be considered? Some political parties will always garner public sentiments.

M1 : 1. Adani withdrew FPO. Consequences on the Indian market. Told one (hawa me). About debt situation due to this (Sorry Sir No idea)
2. What is event horizon in blackhole.
This is a layman defination. Tell us the technical defination. ( Said Sorry)
3. What is Solar Cell. How does it work? (not satisfied)
4. What type of Stargazing you do? What do you see? Where do you live because it's difficult in Delhi. What are the possible hindrances in visibility.
5. You play flute? Got any training? (Said no)
6. Tell me about a few raags (told that I just know the name and not technical details)
7. Name a few flautists and tell us about them.

M3 : 1. America got independence using military methods. Why not India? And counter questions.
2. How much was the time gap between American independence and 1857 Revn. Do you think it is sufficient time for technology to evolve? Don't you think technology is evolving slowly these days?

M4. 1. You talked about states. Can states secede India?
2. Who coined this term indestructible union of destructible states (said Sorry)
The Chairman interrupted and asked about American Federation.
3. Can American state Secede? One state that tried secession.
4. When was AIIMS Founded. Who founded it and why was it Founded.
5. Have you seen Saptarishi. Can you name the Seven Rishis and their importance. (named all 7. Said sorry sir No idea about individual contribution but can tell you about Rishi Vashistha. Told him that)
8. This is very ancient. Tell me something recent. (Said Sorry)

M5 (Lady)
1. Is Delhi a UT or What?
2. What is the difference between Delhi, Puducherry and Haryana?
3. What is surface runoff. What are its consequences. How to control this.
4. How can we control it apart from agriculture.
We enjoyed talking with you. If you want to tell us about something that we have not asked. Please go ahead.

Mocks :
Good - Chahal, Chanakya Mandal, Ravindaran Sir O2O, Khan Sir O2O
Okayish - Only IAS, Unacademy, KSG
SN Feb 02

Sathyavati madam
PSIR Optional
Mech engg
Work - Sports authority
Football, silk farming, documentaries

Chair asked to remove mask. Read the DAF.

What doing since graduation?
What is your salary?
Ok gross salary?
What do you do in silk farming?
Which mulberry variety?
Which silkworm?
Difference between bivoltine, multi voltine?
Why bivoltine beneficial?

How will you use sports in IR to build support for India in UN?
Among brics, which sport would you suggest?
As a Pol science student how do you look at budget?
Main principles of budget?

Which documentaries you watch? Recent one?
(Cross questions)
Why adani withdrew fpo?
Why sino India relations at low?
What's wrong in having great power ambitions?
What issues if border is non demarcated?
Doesn't salami slicing happen at LoC?

M3 (madam):
Why Mysore is a planned city?
Why Bangalore was planned but now in bad condition?
Issues in Bangalore metro?
Role of mech engineers in construction of tall structures?

Killing silk worms is ethically wrong. Your opinion?
What budget has done to contain inflation?
How will it benefit the common man?
Why don't you just let the silk worm fly away. Then process it?

Ch again:
But stain can be cleaned right?
Told ma'am bleach agents can't be used on silk as it dissolves. So difficult

Most of my interview went on my DAF I felt. Board was cordial.Hope this helps other aspirants, just like the transcripts here helped me.
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