[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #259 : Smita Nagraj Board, Anthropology Optional, Maharashtra Home state

Date of Interview: 20 -09-2021 Board: Smita Nagraj mam Optional: Anthropology Background: Graduation Home state Maharashtra To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page  Chairperson Welcome, your height Is good, you must have been the tallest person in all your classes do you play any sports? What are you doing nowadays? Unequal development in… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #259 : Smita Nagraj Board, Anthropology Optional, Maharashtra Home state

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #257 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, PSIR Optional ,Cricket, Cooking Hobbies

Date of Interview:15 -09-2021 Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Optional: PSIR Background: Civil Engineering, Hobby: Cricket, Cooking To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson  Do you have any work experience ? Cooperative Sector played a great role in development of states. How do you see the role of cooperation ministry? Should we force… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #257 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, PSIR Optional ,Cricket, Cooking Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #238 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Economics Optional, Madhya Pradesh Home State

Date of Interview: 15 -09-2021 Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Optional:  Economics  worked as a Data Science Analyst Home State: Madhya Pradesh To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairmen So, Anonymous you have worked as a Data Science Analyst in Bangalore. What was your first impression about Bangalore? Compare Bangalore and Bhopal (Home… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #238 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Economics Optional, Madhya Pradesh Home State

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #224 : Smita Nagraj Board, Haryana Home State, Economics Optional, badminton Hobby

Board: Smita Nagraj Date of Interview: 20th September Background: BA MA Eco, DU , JNU,  Optional: Economics Home State: Haryana, Hobby: badminton To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman What have you been doing since post graduation Difference between US model of economic development vs Western European model Views wrt social expenditure… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #224 : Smita Nagraj Board, Haryana Home State, Economics Optional, badminton Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #218 : Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, Jharkhand Home state

Date of interview: 15  September 2021 Board:  Smita Nagraj ma’am Background: Computer Science, Home state: Jharkhand To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson:  Why leave Goldman Sachs? Did you feel you couldn’t succeed in corporate world?  Will a person successful in private sector necessarily be successful in civil services? What qualities lead… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #218 : Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, Jharkhand Home state

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #209 : Smita Nagraj  Board, Madhya Pradesh  Home State, Geography Optional

Date of interview: 16 September 2021 Board: Smita Nagraj Home State: Madhya Pradesh Background:  BSC Physics MA Geog Optional: Geography To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson Would you like to introduce yourself (education/job) Are you currently doing any of these? Why civil services? Why jump from science to arts? Climate change-… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #209 : Smita Nagraj  Board, Madhya Pradesh  Home State, Geography Optional

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #206 : Smita Nagraj  Board, Andhra Pradesh Home State

Date of interview: 17 September 2021 Board: Smita Nagraj Home State: Guntur, Andhra Pradesh Background: IT Engineering Graduation To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairwoman  Tell me only one particular thing that Andhra lost due to Bifurcation Which one city in Andhra pradesh can be developed similar to hyd in all fronts?… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #206 : Smita Nagraj  Board, Andhra Pradesh Home State

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #193 : Smita Nagraj Board, Delhi Home State, Commerce and accountancy Optional, Badminton, strength training Hobbies

Date of Interview: Sept, 14 Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Optional: Commerce and accountancy Home State: Delhi Hobbies: Badminton, strength training To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Why did you leave your job? (worked for a very brief period so expected) Tell me one very good thing and very bad thing in… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #193 : Smita Nagraj Board, Delhi Home State, Commerce and accountancy Optional, Badminton, strength training Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #186 : Smita Nagraj Board, Bihar Home State, Geography Optional

Date of Interview: 2nd Sept Board: Smita Nagraj Optional: Geography Home State: Bihar Work Exp: service in railways, Bathinda. To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman What is the highlight of your 6 months in Bathinda? Talked about 3 reforms I did there. Absenteeism in disaster management, coordination between the yard and… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #186 : Smita Nagraj Board, Bihar Home State, Geography Optional

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #182 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Economics Optional, Diary Writing Hobby

Date of Interview: 14 Sept Board: Smita Nagraj Madam Optional: Economics Background: Economics honours, SRCC, Jaipur Home State: Rajasthan Hobbies: ott tv shows, diary and journal writing To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman How to achieve 5 trillion dollar economy? Is the target a little bit ambitious? What are 2nd generation… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #182 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Economics Optional, Diary Writing Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #176: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Telangana Home State, Anthropology Optional

Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Background: Electronics and communication technology, Home State: Telangana Optional: Anthropology To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman What are you doing these days ? ( some follow up discussion on this ) You’re the right person to ask, why aren’t many women getting into civil services ? What… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #176: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Telangana Home State, Anthropology Optional

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #173 : Smita Nagraj Board, Kerala Home State, Anthropology Optional

Board: Smita Nagraj Home State: Kerala Optional: Anthropology Work ex: Fertilizer sector experience To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson Thing you enjoyed most in your job. How do you deal with mistakes of your subordinates? What is the current subsidy policy? What changes will you suggest? Member 1 Advantages of moving… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #173 : Smita Nagraj Board, Kerala Home State, Anthropology Optional

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #143 : Smita Nagraj Board, Telangana Home State, Anthropology Optional, travelling, pencil sketching Hobbies

Board: Smita Nagraj ma’am, 1st Sep Home State: Telangana Background: MBBS Optional: Anthropology Hobbies: travelling, pencil sketching To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Did u work What kind of service in NGO how did u chose that ngo, there are many Andhra ts more foreign migration…why Is it loss or gain… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #143 : Smita Nagraj Board, Telangana Home State, Anthropology Optional, travelling, pencil sketching Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #136 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Kerala Home State, Travel Photography, Listening to Carnatic & Tamil Music Hobbies

Date of Interview: 03-Sept-2021 Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Background: B.TECH CS Home State: Kerala Hobbies: Travel Photography, Listening to Carnatic & Tamil Music To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Why Tamil Music? A: Mam… it’s very romantic. Romantic? A: Explained about Ilayaraja & AR Rahmans compositions . Why Carnatic? A: 2018… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #136 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Kerala Home State, Travel Photography, Listening to Carnatic & Tamil Music Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #134 : Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, History Optional,

Date of Interview: September 3 Board: Smita Nagraj mam Background: History Hons. Du Optional: History To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson What are you doing since 2018. Why you did not go for postgraduation. Why did you choose history? If given the opportunity to make a time capsule what would you… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #134 : Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, History Optional,

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #132 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Rajasthan Home State, Pranayama Hobby

Date of Interview: 01.09.2021 Forenoon Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Background: B.com, C.A Hobby: Pranayama Home State: Rajasthan Others: Gold Medalist in CA, AIR Holder in C.A  IPCC To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman Why there is contrast between stock market and Indian economy? What are unicorns? Shall I invest in IPO’s… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #132 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Rajasthan Home State, Pranayama Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #122 : Smita Nagraj Board, Kerala Home State, PSIR Optional,

Date of Interview: 03/09/21 Board: Smita Nagraj Background: Btech EEE Optional: Political Science and IR Home State: Kerala To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson Please tell me what you are currently doing. Have you started monitoring projects? What are the states assigned to you? What was the process of selection for… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #122 : Smita Nagraj Board, Kerala Home State, PSIR Optional,

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #118 : Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, Uttar Pradesh Home State, Anthropology Optional

Date of Interview: 2nd September Board: Smita Nagraj ma’am Background: B.Tech (ECE) Optional: Anthropology Home State: Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson What are you doing these days? Did you notice any change in the ethos of your city after its name was changed? Govt says that it… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #118 : Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, Uttar Pradesh Home State, Anthropology Optional

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #107 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Geography Optional, Uttar Pradesh Home State

Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Optional: Geography Home State: Uttar Pradesh To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson Started with a lighter question on my alternative email id that had “Shahrukh” in it. Are you doing research to get a window for UPSC preparation. Is it good to announce a directed foreign policy.… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #107 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Geography Optional, Uttar Pradesh Home State

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #103 : Smita Nagraj Board, Maharashtra Home State, PSIR Optional,

Date of Interview: 02/09/2021 Board: Smita Nagraj Madam Home City/State: Wardha/Nagpur/Maharashtra Background: M.Sc. Physics Optional: PSIR, To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman  You are from Wardha.. Is Gandhi ji’s lifestyle relevant today? Do you find people following him now a days? Which ideas’ of Gandhiji have outlived its utility You mentioned… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #103 : Smita Nagraj Board, Maharashtra Home State, PSIR Optional,

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #99 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, PSIR Optional, IPS

Date of interview: 21/08/21 Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Optional: PSIR IPS To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson Your Cadre Why so much violence in West Bengal(don’t tell about political violence)? Policing challenges in Bengal? How policing is different in Bengal from Bihar? How to deal with communal violence and Caste violence?… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #99 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, PSIR Optional, IPS

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #91 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State

Date of Interview: 31/08/2021, Afternoon Session Board: Smita Nagraj. To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman  What is your current assignment in your department (Department of Post)? What is your opinion on Infosys being blamed for faults in the IT return filing website? Do you think they will be able to meet… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #91 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #82 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Mechanical Engineering Optional, Writing Hindi poems, Forest conservation,Theatre Hobbies

Date of Interview: 31/08/21 Board: Smita Nagraj Mam Background: IIT-B, NSS, POR in college Optional: Mechanical Engineering Home State:  Rajasthan Hobby: Writing Hindi poems, Forest conservation,Theatre To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman You have a good loud voice. How you have used it in life? You specifically mentioned leadership. What kind… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #82 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, Mechanical Engineering Optional, Writing Hindi poems, Forest conservation,Theatre Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #79 : Smita Nagraj Board, Haryana Home State, Anthropology Optional

Date of Interview: 31Aug,21 afternoon Board: Smita Nagraj Optional: Anthropology Background: NIT KKR ECE Home State: Haryana Working in Income Tax, Intellectual property Research To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson Looking at my daf and asked you are working in Income Tax? What is the most painful memory regarding working in… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #79 : Smita Nagraj Board, Haryana Home State, Anthropology Optional

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #76 Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, PSIR Optional, Computer science

Board: Smita Nagraj ma’m Background: BE Computer science + MBA Optional: PSIR To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairperson You have just worked for 5 weeks in Kuwait. Why only this much? clarified her on it being an internship for MBA program. And also that it was for 2 months. Did… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #76 Smita Nagraj ma’am Board, PSIR Optional, Computer science

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #69 : Smita Nagraj Board, Delhi Home State, PSIR Optional, Football Hobby

Date of Interview: 11th August Board: Smita Nagraj Background: Btech mechanical engineering, Optional: PSIR Work experience: Automobile industry, Coaching industry Hobby: Watching football To view all IAS Interview Transcripts 2020, visit this page Chairman  Role of coaching in competitive exams? Difference between JEE and UPSC CSE exam process? How to make the examination process better?… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #69 : Smita Nagraj Board, Delhi Home State, PSIR Optional, Football Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #59 : Smita Nagraj madam Board, Delhi Home State, PSIR Optional, cricket, watching web series Hobby

Date of interview: 18/08/2021 Board: Smita Nagraj madam Background: B.Tech. ECE, M.A. Political Science, NET- JRF qualified, NCC NSS Optional: PSIR Home State: Delhi Hobby: cricket, watching web series. Chairman What are you doing now a days? long statement- crux of the statement- compare the time of your parents with the present time. If society… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #59 : Smita Nagraj madam Board, Delhi Home State, PSIR Optional, cricket, watching web series Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #51 : Smita Nagaraj madam Board

Board: Smita Nagaraj madam Chairman 1. you are already in service is it transferable or post only in commissioner office?(asst dir fcsca) 2. tell us about startups (comp sci Engg staying Bangalore), why not more startups in manufacturing sector? Are you interested in startup? What qualities are needed for it? 3. what you want to… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #51 : Smita Nagaraj madam Board

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #40 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, PSIR Optional, Swimming Hobby

Date of Interview: 12/08/2021 Board: Smita Nagraj Ma’am Graduation: Engineering – CS&E Optional: PSIR Home State: Rajasthan Hobby: Swimming Chairperson You are from Udaipur? What are you doing there? Okay. Talking about tourism, we see that tourism in Rajasthan is generally limited to forts, palaces, natural beauty etc, But what else would you recommend new… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #40 : Smita Nagraj Board, Rajasthan Home State, PSIR Optional, Swimming Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #30 : Smita Nagraj Board, Geography Optional, read Calvin Hobby

Date of Interview: • 20 August 2021 Board: Smita Nagaraj Ma’am Optional: Geography Hobby: Read Calvin Chairperson Why do you read Calvin & Hobbes comics specifically Comedy in India – Are Indians too thin skinned as we easily take offence? Who is your favourite comedian? Why? Which page of the newspaper do you read first? Any… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #30 : Smita Nagraj Board, Geography Optional, read Calvin Hobby

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #29 : Smita Nagraj Board, Sociology Optional, Jogging, Photography, Frisbee Hobbies

Date of Interview: 16.08.2021 (A/N) Board: Smita Nagaraj Optional: Sociology Hobbies: Jogging, Photography, Frisbee Work exp: SBI(3.5yrs), Delhi Govt. (Food Dept), currently working since 2019. Chairperson Why SBI to Delhi govt.? Why UT’s are formed? Why Chandigarh is a UT? Hindi speaking people are increasing, reason in South India? Give in points 1, 2, 3!… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #29 : Smita Nagraj Board, Sociology Optional, Jogging, Photography, Frisbee Hobbies

[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #21 : Smita Nagaraj Board, Political Science Optional, Gardening Hobby

Date of Interview: 20/08/2021 Board: Smita Nagaraj Optional: Political Science Hobby: Gardening Chairman How are you feeling today? What makes you a suitable candidate for the services? What is going on in Afghanistan? Tell me about the leadership of Afghanistan? What is the relationship between northern alliances and the Taliban? Member 1 Why government is… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #21 : Smita Nagaraj Board, Political Science Optional, Gardening Hobby