[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #153 : TCA Anant Board, Uttar Pradesh Home State, PSIR Optional

Date of Interview: 25/04/22 Afternoon, 2nd one to go
Board: TCA Anant
Background: Political science
Optional: PSIR
Home State: Uttar Pradesh
Hobbies: Writing Hindi poetry, cooking North Indian cuisines (Only one question from hobbies)
Utility of mock: only for confidence n expression point of view


Read my DAF and all formalities, Ask me to remove mask n be comfortable

  1. Have you completed your Research, Topic of research?
  2. What is SADC
  3. Which countries belong to it
  4. Other important regional forums in Africa
  5. About Indian ocean council and it’s affiliation to African Union
  6. What is -ve foreign policies components of India vis-a- vis China?

Member 1

  1. unique name, what is it’s meaning
  2. Madagascar has been in news w.r.t. India What was the exact issue
  3. India’s main cooperation with Seychelles
  4. Cooking is your hobby, tell me recepie of pasta?
  5. What if water is less as compared to appropriate proportion (I mentioned 2 point)
  6. Tell me one more effect -Room filled with laughter
  7. If you are made DM of Baliya then how’ll you make plan for the disaster there( I did not mention Baliya anywhere)
  8. How many phases of Disaster Management, What is your approach for every of them
  9. Is it human centric approach?
  10. wetland in news in UP, location?
  11. 3 significance of wetland?
  12. What is Ramsar?
  13. Why is it popular?
  14. Who is your inspiration
  15. any other personality?
  16. tell some quotation of… ji

Member 2

  1. What is brexit?
  2. Reason behind it?
  3. Who was the looser Britain or EU
  4. What is OBOR
  5. what is belt in it
  6. what’s objection of India
  7. What is chabahar
  8. it’s significance for India
  9. what apart from upsc stuff did you read recently
  10. writer, theme, publisher

Member 3

  1. Importance of MPhil
  2. how it’s different from Phd
  3. NEP-2020 why govt scrapped MPhil
  4. Provision for Research in NEP-2020
  5. what is centralisation and decentralisation,any examples
  6. You study Africa. Chinese products are in high demand.why not so for india

Member 4

  1. What is Indo-pacific?
  2. How is it different from previously term Asia Pacific
  3. difference in approaches of India-US regarding territorial definition?
  4. What is 3 diff. B/w Quad and AUKUS

Interview Over

Experience of interview was very unique totally different from all the Mock ,85% IR and Africa based which was very smooth and without any grilling

Only one disappointment from board for didn’t given any opportunity to face YouTube sorts like question

A special thanks to telegram community

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