Date of Interview: 6 May, afternoon session
Board: Smita Nagraj
Home State: Himachal Pradesh
Hobbies: meditation, reading spiritual and self help books, journaling
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- Recent Chandigarh issue controversy
- What should be thr stand for Chandigarh?
- Monologue on centre state tussles going on. What is your opinion?
- River sharing disputes between states. What can be done to ensure stability?
- Migrants issue is present. What should the states who are receiving the migrants do about it?
- What are some migrants scheme by Chandigarh?
- Which spiritual books you’ve read recently?
- Reasons behind India’s lagging semiconductor industry?
- Taiwan is having the same due to robus power systems. What should India do? ( I answered to create an ecosystem of electronics manufacturing)
- Which kind of ecosystem do you mean?
- Why is Bangladesh better than India in parameters of HDI, per capita and others?
- Is it due to the MFIs?
- What are the schemes for the same MFIs? (Said not aware)
- What is Pandemic and epidemic?
- If one continent not having any disease, is it still pandemic?
- What are the key indicators in food? Like carbohydrates, etc?
- Do you know about Isha foundation? What is it’s founder’s name? (Since I wrote meditation as hobby)
- What are the 2 programmes being run by Isha foundation?
- Tell me something about them?
Member 4 Says okay will ask some other questions ( started with some unconventional ones to check stability)
- What are the issues with WHA?
- What is kala azar?
- Which state in India has highest cases of this disease?
- Livestock smuggling? What are the schemes to stop it? (Wanted to know about an exact scheme, said not aware)
You can go now. Your interview is over
Utility of mocks- helped to a great extent. But the grilling factor and follow up questions were almost nil in actual interview.
Suggested mocks- KSG, Nextias, GsScore (took online), Drishti was also good (can choose panel 2), Chahal, Vajirao and Reddy