[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #123 : TCA Anant Board, Uttarakhand Home State, Traveling, Cooking Hobbies

Date of Interview: 3 September
Board: TCA Anant sir
Graduation: Bachelor in Physiotherapy
Home State: Uttarakhand
Hobbies: Traveling, Cooking North Indian food


  1. Why Civil services( generalist ) after BPT( specialist)?
  2. How will you use this subject in administration?
  3. Why only North Indian cooking?

Member 1

  1. Where do you travel? What steps should be taken to boost tourism in your state?
  2. An example where a citizen does not recognize the rights of other citizen?
  3. Follow up qs: About Swachh Bharat Mission, it’s relevance, shortcomings and corrective measures.

Member 2

  1. Online Yoga classes: Pros and cons.
  2. Technological advancements in Physiotherapy.

Member 3

  1. Me too movement: Why? How it affected women at large? Shortcomings?
  2. Follow-up qs on gender sensitization.
  3. HC( Uttarakhand) granting legal entity status to Ganga. Why? It’s implications.

Member 4

  1. Bionic arm
  2. Biopharma mission
  3. Rishikesh ( My hometown): Changes in past few years, what steps are being taken to correct these adverse changes?


Your interview is over. Thank you.
Lasted around 20-25mins

(The board was cordial and responsive:)

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