[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #33 : TCA Anant Sir Board, Kerala Home State, Listening to audiobooks Hobby

Date of Interview: 20th Aug, 21
Board: TCA Anant Sir
Education: Btech. ECE;
Work exp: Infosys
Home State: Kerala
Hobby: Listening to audiobooks


  1. What is the meaning of your name?
  2. Why did you quit your job? What have you been doing since then ?
  3. What are the audiobooks you listened to ? Why not reading ?
  4. Which is better ?
  5. Is there any vaccine passport for India ?

Member 1

  1. Why Kerala is not producing good athletes now like P. T Usha?
  2. Members of the women’s relay team from Kerala?
  3. Can we name wine produced in Nashik as Champagne?
  4. Which authority gives geographical indication tag ?
  5. Why did you shift schools ?
  6. Why police service as your first choice ?

Member 2

  1. Will Kerala’s affidavit against dowry work? Give me your genuine thoughts.
  2. How will you control crimes in Kerala?
  3. What will be the impact of lesser remittance inflow into Kerala due to covid repatriation?
  4. Will mobile towers disappear in the future?

Member 3

  1. Are women safer in UP or Kerala?
  2. Do you think reservation is needed for women in politics?
  3. Why political parties don’t field women candidates?
  4. Measures you will take to control flooding in your district?

Member 4

  1. What plans for your upcoming birthday?
  2. How will you protect undertrials?

    The questions were entirely based on my DAF. Board was cordial too. A few questions which I couldn’t answer, members asked me to go back and think over.

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