Date of Interview: 06 May (Afternoon session)
Board: RN Choubey Sir
Home State: Jammu and Kashmir
Background: Delhi Technological University (DTU)
Hobbies: Budget travelling and trekking, watching documentaries on himalayas, Reading thrillers
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- Introduce yourself to the board members
- There has been no revolution in agriculture after Green Revolution. Suppose there is Green Revolution 2.0 , which one technology would be used .. (rambled something about Drones, since I was stumped by the question)
- What is a Smart City? (I mentioned that about my city being a smart city)
- What are my observations about my city as a smart city
- Industry-academia linkage- what is the scenario in India
- Types of drones
- Who gives licence to drones
- Size of drones used in Agri (Didn’t know)
- Asked about Digital Manufacturing
- One more question was asked which I was unable to understand and didnt answer (At this point Chaubey sir said, it’s okay, we are not testing your knowledge, you are not supposed to know everything)
- Tributaries of Indus
- Which tributaries flows to Pakistan
- What is the arrangement of water sharing ? Can India use all the water for itself
- PM Modi said blood and Water can not flow together, so will India stop supply of water to pakistan in likelihood of a war?
- Is there any water sharing dispute between India and Bangladesh? How is India tackling that?
- Rohingya Issues- what is the policy of myanmar, Bangladesh and India
- Why did rohingys flee from the country
- Role of myanmar military
- Nobel laureaute from myanmar? What was her response towards this?
- What should prevail- Essential religious practices or Social reforms
- Sabarimala Case- what is your opinion
- So you are into trekking, what route have to trkked to? (Basically wanted to know the areas where I have trekked)
- Which pass is there in Manali?
- Name of the tunnel there
- What are Electromagnetic waves
- Do they need a medium to pass
- Sequence of Elctromagnetic spectrum(arrange in increasing order of frequency or wavelength)
- Which wave has lowest frequency
- Which wave has more frequency- X ray or Gamma
- What are meteorites
- So you like reading thrillers, name some authors
- What do you like the most about thrillers
- You organised industrial tour, which plant did you visit?
- Was it a thermal or a hydro power plant?
- Did you go through the details of how the plant works or just walked around?
- Finance minister said that after making a UT, J&K ‘s financial status has improved. Do you agree? (I said yes)
- How has the situation improved ?
- Fiscal policy purpose (I began answering and mid way realised that i began talking about inflation rather than fiscal targets, all the members including me laughed at that time, so I continued from the start and rectified my answer)
- During Covid-19, govt was unable to pay GST compensation on time, did the govt agree to NITI ayog’s suggestions regarding GST compensation to the states?
- What changes did you see in education in Jammu and education in Delhi?
- So you have done Electronics, why do you think India missed the bus?
I might have missed a few questions.
Your experience in interview- Very Cordial board which helped me in relaxing.
I was a scared candidate in all the mocks, my second last mock (at KSG) scared the S**t out of me.. But today I was calm and confident. Smiled throughout.
Utility of mocks (if any)- Helped in pointing out flaws in body language, which I rectified today. I tried to implement all the feedback that I had received .