[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #119 : TCA Anant Board, Tamilnadu Home State, Sociology Optional

Date of Interview: 20.04.2022
Board: TCA Anant sir
Background: Mechanical
Optional: Sociology
Home State: Tamilnadu
Hobbies: Watching science fiction and history movies, Blade runner
Sports: Boxing ( No single question asked from here)

Board was very cordial and they allowed enough time to think. 90 percent of questions DAF based.

Mock utility- Helped in practising the etiquettes inside the room and some questions asked in mock were also asked here. But vibe is completely different here.


  1. Read my name out loud.
  2. After completing graduation what were you doing?
  3. Mechanical background why socio
  4. What you learn about society from sociology(From my answer)
  5. What is patriarchy (From my answer)
  6. Have you seen it in real life?
  7. What about matriarchal society of Kerala? are they not true matriarchal??

Member 1

  1. Industrual Revolution 4.0
  2. Gender and industrial revolution
  3. Why less women in mech and wayzs gender inclusion can change mechanical engineering??
  4. 5g is there any Ill effects?
  5. How do you convince people in setting up of 5g infra?
  6. What are soonicorns
  7. Why less number of unicorns in agriculture?

Member 2

  1. Have seen any movie about origin of universe?
  2. Negatives of culture – especially in srilankan civil war
  3. how agriculture significant for establishment of ancient civilizations?
  4. is ramu setu real??

Member 3

  1. Why socio if you like historical movies?
  2. dept trap of China
  3. what is BOP what is balance of trade
  4. reasons for srilanka crisis
  5. Role of tourism in it
  6. Srilanka’s refugee in India-What will you do as an administrator?
  7. Caste- Changed or continuing??
  8. Why were your percentage continuously decreasing from 10th?

Member 4

  1. Reason for rural distress
  2. Any other reasons?
  3. Suicide in tamilnadu
  4. As an Administrator how do you solve the problem
  5. 1 or 2 questions  might have missed. All the best everyone.

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