[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #120 : RN Choubey Board, Sociology Optional, palmistry, abstract painting, badminton. Hobbies

Date of Interview: (21-04-22), 4th slot
Board: RN Choubey
Optional: Sociology
Hobbies: palmistry, abstract painting, badminton.
Attempt: 1st attempt
Work exp- 9 months (Saint Gobain glass India).


Utility of mocks- helps you to have a formal conduct in interview, mannerism etc. Few questions were there in mock as well. Overall helped in framing answers in a better manner

Chairman- remove mask, going to be friendly chat, nothing like police inquiry, don’t worry.

  1. introduce yourself in 1 minute.
  2. Does saint Gobain manufacture sound proof glasses?
  3. your role in Saint Gobain .
  4. smart cities concept and give example.

Member 1

  1. do we need more UT’s? Considering better infra in UT
  2. why Punjab, haryana are against migrants coming in their states and taking up jobs?

Member 2

  1. is russia’s power increasing due to invasion of Ukraine?
  2. if nato expands and get Belarus and Ukraine under it, what would be implications for russia?
  3. tell about covid-19 philosophically?
  4. why Buddhism declined in India?
  5. is palmistry an exact science?

Member 3

  1. tell about India’s space sector initiatives (name related)
  2. impact of sanctions on USA?
  3. what is double glass which is used to cut sound ?
  4. how A/C bills come down by usage of different glasses?

Member 4

  1. why branded meds if generic meds are there. Few cross questions here.
  2. why undertrial prisoners in prisons?
  3. do you believe in life after death?
  4. significance of Saint Gobain logo?

We have asked many questions, now do you want to share with us something?
Some other questions by chairman and member 1 were there unable to recall.
Overall good experience, very cordial board.



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