[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #197 : Ajit Marshal Bhonsle Sir Board, Esports, Football, trekking Hobbies

Date of Interview: 8/9/2021
Board: Ajit Marshal Bhonsle Sir
Background: Civil engineering, NIT Hamirpur
Past ex: Business analyst, Bangalore
Hobbies: Esports, Football, trekking


  1. What do you understand by 1+1 is greater than 2
  2. In NEP there are three Cs critical thinking, _ , collaboration. What we are doing about collaboration. ( I said about collaborating with foreign universities etc). Chairman said “no, no Mukul, how we are inculcating collaboration? “

Member 1

  1. Difference between nipah virus vs covid
  2. Asked some more questions I can’t remember. But during his questions chairman sir was not on his seat.

Member 2

  1. Who won the last football world cup?
  2. Which team did France defeat in final?
  3. Where is the next world cup?
  4. What is the contribution of bhaskaracharya, aryabhatt, brahmgupta in maths?
  5. When was your college established?
  6. How will you celebrate your college’s 60 or 70 year anniversary?
  7. What is Golden Jubilee?
  8. What is platinum jubilee?

Member 3

  1. Mathematics in civil administration?
  2. What is the HDI of India?
  3. How do they calculate HDI?
  4. What is Gender inequality index of India?
  5. How do they calculate GII?
  6. Tell me about paramilitary forces of India.
  7. Army vs BSF in border protection?

Member 4

  1. What were your doing after 2017?
  2. What is your service preference now?
  3. Tell me about MSP.
  4. What is the effect of MSP?
  5. How msp has resulted in regional inequality?
  6. Should we legalize msp as demanded by farmers?
  7. How MSP has led to less diversification of Crops?

(Cross questioning on every point of all these questions on MSP)

Chairman: your interview is over

(This transcript has been posted by a community member of ForumIAS)
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