[UPSC Interview Transcript #90]: Smita Nagraj Board, Mathematics Optional, Dancing, Cooking Hobbies

MARS Date of Interview: 28/02/2020 Board: Smt Smita Nagraj Background: B.Tech & MS in Civil Engg Optional: Maths Employee:  NABARD Hobbies: Dancing, Cooking (no questions asked on hobbies) Chairman How is your work in NABARD? Do we need NABARD? Are other institutions not sufficient? Gov also has specialised staff, monitoring personnel, etc.? As you have… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #90]: Smita Nagraj Board, Mathematics Optional, Dancing, Cooking Hobbies

[UPSC Interview Transcript #87]: Smita Nagraj Board, Mathematics Optional, Dancing, Cooking Hobbies

Date of Interview: 28/02/2020 Board: Smt Smita Nagraj Background: B.Tech & MS in Civil Engg Optional: Maths Employee: NABARD Hobbies: dancing, cooking (no questions asked on hobbies) Chairman How is your work in NABARD? Do we need NABARD? Are other institutions not sufficient? Gov also has specialised staff, monitoring personnel, etc.? As you have mentioned… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #87]: Smita Nagraj Board, Mathematics Optional, Dancing, Cooking Hobbies

[UPSC Interview Transcript #85]: Smita Nagraj Board, Public Administration Optional, Telecom Technologies Hobby

Interview date: 28 Feb afternoon Duration: 20-25 mins duration Board: Smita Nagraj Optional: Public administration Hobby: Telecom Technologies Employee: Business analyst in IT sectors telecom domain Chairman you’re working in your company since long, is it from starting or joined later? What have been your experience there? Why want to join here? Why is the… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #85]: Smita Nagraj Board, Public Administration Optional, Telecom Technologies Hobby

[UPSC Interview Transcript #81]: Smita Nagraj Board, Sociology Optional, Spending time with pet, Badminton Hobbies

Interview Date: 25 February 2020 Board: Smita Nagraj madam Background: B. Tech (IT) Optional: Sociology Hobbies: Spending time with pet, Badminton Chairperson What are you doing right now? You have mentioned quite a different hobby of spending time with pet and badminton, why so? Is seems quite different at your age to involve in such… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #81]: Smita Nagraj Board, Sociology Optional, Spending time with pet, Badminton Hobbies

[UPSC Interview Transcript #80]: Smita Nagraj Board, Gujarat Home State, PSIR Optional, Weight Training Hobby

Interview Date: 20-02-2020 Afternoon slot Background: B. Tech, EE Optional: PSIR Sport:  Boxing (National level) Hobby: Weight Training Home State:  Gujarat Board: Smita Nagraj ma’am Chairman Pulkit, will you be one of those 7 million who’ll be attending President Trump’s event? As an IFS officer,how would you look at such an extravagant visit with a… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #80]: Smita Nagraj Board, Gujarat Home State, PSIR Optional, Weight Training Hobby

[UPSC Interview Transcript #73] Smita Nagraj Board, Maharashtra Home State, Poems & Shayari Hobbies

Contributed by ForumIAS community member Board: Smita Nagraj Madam Background: Mechanical Engineer Optional: Geography Home State: Maharashtra Hobbies: Poems & Shayari Chairman Akshay, you are working as a tutor at Unique Institute. What it is? You have completed mechanical engineering and having a work experience with MNC.Don’t u feel it’s something different than expected? Which… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #73] Smita Nagraj Board, Maharashtra Home State, Poems & Shayari Hobbies

[UPSC Interview Transcript #69]: Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Geography Optional, Solving Sudoku, Photography Hobbies

Duration: 25-30 mins Board: Smita Nagraj ma’am Background: Mechanical Engineering Optional: Geography Home State: Rajasthan Hobbies: Solving Sudoku, Photography Chairman What were you doing from past few years? What motivated you to come for this service? Backward or aspirational Rajasthan? Backward regions of Rajasthan? Compare the development of South Rajasthan and southeast Rajasthan? What are… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #69]: Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Geography Optional, Solving Sudoku, Photography Hobbies

[UPSC Interview Transcript #65]: Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Reading Classics, Diary Writing, Chess Hobbies

Board: Smita Nagraj Optional: Public Admin Home State: Rajasthan Hobbies: Reading Classics, Diary Writing, Chess Chairperson What is the last classic you have read? (said three books i recently read ), did not look convinced Have you read Shakespeare , Jane Eyre, Charles Dickens ( i said yes i have read Charles DIckens ) Tell… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #65]: Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Reading Classics, Diary Writing, Chess Hobbies

[UPSC Interview Transcript #61]: Smita Nagraj Board, Haryana Home State, Sociology Optional, Chess & Swimming Hobbies

Duration: 30 mins Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Employee:  IRS C&CE Optional: Sociology Home State: Haryana Hobbies: Chess and swimming Chairman how are you feeling? you are already in service. Has the name of the service been changed? you are from Haryana. Tell 3 areas in which you want to work in next 10years? Education what… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #61]: Smita Nagraj Board, Haryana Home State, Sociology Optional, Chess & Swimming Hobbies

[UPSC Interview Transcript #59]: Smita Nagraj Board, Punjab Home State, Commerce Optional, Puppetry, Chess Hobbies

Interview Date: 25 feb, morning slot, 5th in line Duration: 40 mins Board: Smita Nagraj Home State: Punjab Optional: commerce Hobbies: puppetry, chess Chairman Why no masters in commerce? Three problems facing Punjab? And solution How to handle political pressure, administrative pressure in drugs? Ground water crisis? Should we ban crops? Member 1 Physical education? What did… Continue reading [UPSC Interview Transcript #59]: Smita Nagraj Board, Punjab Home State, Commerce Optional, Puppetry, Chess Hobbies