[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #102 : RN. Choubey sir Board, IRPS’18

Board: RN. Chaubey sir


  1. Introduce yourself
  2. What is India’s Forex reserve now?
  3. What are its components?
  4. Who is the holder of that money?
  5. What is the RBI and government collaborative mechanism and what’s it’s function?
  6. Should executive and judiciary also collaborate on these lines? eg on PIL?

Member 1

  1. Is Bullet train required? Why not invest in conventional areas?
  2. Can Railway be completely privatised?
  3. India Canada relations

Member 2

  1. What can India do to improve its Soft power with East nations?
  2. There is view that through NEP 2020 education is being internationalised. What do you think?
  3. Is NAM buried?
  4. Did NAM do anything for covid?

Member 3

  1. What role does Railway have in mobility (later he clarified with defence)
  2. What’s your view on strikes by employees in public utilities essentials? Should it be allowed?
  3. Importance of Indian Ocean? What changes are coming?

Member 4

  1. Who was the Sikh guru first martayered by Mughals? What was the reason?
  2. What is the significance of Diwali for Sikhs?
  3. What can be done for youth? Took it to drug abuse? How to handle it? Are government mechanisms any good in preventive aspect? Ar NCB’s action helpful?
  4. Can we disagree with some of decisions of Mahatma Gandhi?
  5. Did he choose Nehru correctly for PM when there were other leaders like Patel?


  1. Anything you would like to share with us?

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