[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #230 : TCA Anant Board, Jharkhand Home State, PSIR Optional, yoga Hobby

Date of Interview: 7th September
Board: TCA Anant sir
Background: History graduation
Optional: political science
Home State: Jharkhand
Hobby: yoga


  1. Why do you want to go for civil services?
  2. From your daf it seems that you cleared your graduation in 4 years, why did you take long?
  3. What were you doing as a part of community involvement since you’re from open University?
  4. You mentioned migrant workers issue, what was done and what would you have done differently?

Member 1

  1. Why open University?
  2. What will you do if you don’t clear civil services?
  3. We’ve moved from NAM to QUAD, similarly and difference then and now
  4. What is happening in Afghanistan? What should be India’s response?
  5. Taliban has not invited india to swearing in? Do you think we should still engage with them?
  6. Your first preference in service is?
  7. What did you do as a head girl?

Member 2

  1. Jharkhand is rich in coal , but we are moving from coal to renewable. Will that not impact Jharkhand’s economy
  2. What is GDP
  3. What is Production linked incentive scheme. Some sectors?
  4. Which are the sectors in electronics?
  5. What is the GSDP of Jharkhand?

Member 3

  1. I think intolerance is increasing, what do you think?
  2. Domestic violence is a big issue, more so in rural areas , your take
  3. (Suppose) You and your husband both will have jobs, but your husband doesn’t help in household chores, what is the solution for this?
  4. Some writers removed from English BA syllabus in DU. Are you aware? Which writers? Why? What is the issue behind the controversy?
  5. What is the latest news on Chandrayan 2?

Member 4

  1. What is the one mistake that we made in ancient and medieval India that we can learn from?
  2. In which year was Jharkhand created? Do you favour small states or large states?
  3. Do you think our policy on South China sea is good?
  4. So the limit of Territorial sea is ?

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