[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #179 : Sathiyavathy Ma’am Board, PSIR Optional, Quizzing, e sports, technology trends Hobbies

Date of Interview: 13 September
Board: Sathiyavathy Ma’am
Optional: PSIR
Graduation: B.Tech ECE
Hobbies: Quizzing, e sports, technology trends


  1. What have you been doing since graduation 2017?
  2. Reason for success of byjus ( DAF)
  3. Why ed tech after ECE?

Member 1

  1. What is electronics synchronisation?
  2. Coming from ECE , why civil services?
  3. Why did you play e sports?
  4. Artificial intelligence- how will it be used in decision making?

Member 2

  1. Tell us about your graduation project.
  2. Why didn’t you continue it?
  3. You conducted quizzes or participated too?
  4. Do you know about masterminds?
  5. What are the hinderances with e learning?
  6. Why do we need multilateral institutions? Do they solve any purpose?

Member 3

  1. Digital divide – bharatnet , tell us about it ?
  2. What is the potential of technology in rural areas ?
  3. During Paris climate India proposed something about polluters pay principle, what was it?
  4. What is the objective of swachh bharat, is it just about making toilets and ODF?
  5. How will you bring behavioural changes ?
  6. What is IOT? How does it work?
  7. What are the applications of IOT ?
  8. Give me more examples for IOT.

Member 4

  1. You have shifted recently to Gurugram, what striking changes did you see?
  2. What about traffic?
  3. How will you improve traffic as a DM? ( chairperson Mam smiled at him)
  4. What is happening in Afghanistan?
  5. What should be India’s approach?

Chairperson- Thank you

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