[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #222 : M Sathiyavathy Board, Rajasthan Home State, PSIR Optional, Cricket, movies, folk music, web series Hobbies

Date of Interview: 9th May
Board: M Sathiyavathy
Optional: PSIR
Home state: Rajasthan
Hobbies: Cricket, movies, folk music, web series
Background: BBA, pursuing MA in political science
Attempt: 7th attempt, fourth interview


  1. What you have been doing since 2013?
  2. How are you sustaining yourself?
  3. Sedition law and counter questions?

Member 1

  1. Which is your favorite team in ipl?
  2. Impact of commercialization of ipl?
  3. Is it distracting people from work?
  4. Should india play cricket with Pakistan?

Member 2

  1. Rajasthan- what attracts foreign tourists?
  2. Cultural factors?
  3. How to balance concerns of environment with solar power and refinary in Barmer?
  4. Impact on locals of crude oil production?

Member 3

  1. Recent movie watched?
  2. What it is about?
  3. Turning point of 83 world cup?
  4. Economic impact of Russia Ukraine war on India?
  5. Why psir after management.

Member 4

  1. North eastern states problems?
  2. Why border disputes in North eastern states?
  3. Asha and anganwadi workers- relevance?

Overall the board was chilled out, no grilling, no interruption.

Utility of mocks- just to boost your confidence, you can consider their feedback wrt attire, sitting posture etc but don’t take everything by heart.

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