[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #225 : RN Choubey  Board, Geography Optional, yoga, meditation, books Hobbies

Date of Interview: 9 May 2022 forenoon
Board: RN Choubey
Optional: Geography
Hobbies: yoga, meditation, books
Background: B.Tech ECE
NCC, Project related to CAD


As soon as you enter UPSC office, you will be required to submit electronic gadjets. Then digital signature will be taken and you will be sent to allotted group. There u will need to fill up some forms and wait for your turn. Plenty of newspapers and snacks available.

I was the last one to go in my group.

Entered at around 12:45 pm.

Chairman

  1. Feel free to remove your mask and gloves if u hv no covid symptoms. we are friendly people and don’t expect you to know everything. Just say no if you don’t know.
  2. -Introduce yourself to the board.
  3. -I will tell u a statement. Throw light on it. ‘We should abolish rajya sabha and legislative councils’.
  4. (couple of follow up ques. as I used the term revisionary chamber)

Member 1

  1. name of recent cyclone
  2. process of naming cyclones
  3. why did u enter this field? What future do you see for yourself?
  4. 3 changes if u r made in-charge of district.
  5. – What have been steps taken to reduce dependence on foss fuels?
  6. – (since I said cbm, methane hydrates also in unconventional sources) why not increase focus on solar itself? since India has huge potential for it. ( I said we need a balance as solar also needs land availability)
  7. – What have been steps taken to reduce dependence on foss fuels?
  8. – (since I said cbm, methane hydrates also in unconventional sources) why not increase focus on solar itself? since India has huge potential for it. ( I said we need a balance as solar also needs land availability)

Member 2

  1. u mentioned pranayaam in ur hobby… tell me name of recent doctor who spoke about benefits of pranayaam.
  2. what is the immediate and long term benefit of pranayaam.
  3. what is the actual physiological function which takes place inside body while doing pranayaam?
  4. 1-2 more ques. which I don’t remember.

Member 3

  1. which books did u read recently. Why?
  2. To which wing of NCC u belonged.
  3. U mentioned quizzing…tell me names of 2 American states which r perfectly rectangular.
  4. Why was NCC established?
  5. Is it still fulfilling its aim?
  6. what is the difference between 5G, 4G, 3G?
  7. Is it only about the speed?
  8. U r Electronics engineer. Why this recent thrust on chips and not before?

Member 4

  1. good afternoon…
  2. are you nervous?
  3. (based on my project) What is coronary artery disease?
  4. ques. related to hardware device of project…(I said my project was based on software)
  5. Compared to world average, has India got more or less CAD patients.
  6. (based on my ans) too high or higher than the world.
  7. what is meant by packaging of semiconductors and why it is so important?

Chairperson- we have whatever we wanted…now it’s your turn. you may speak about anything you like.

overall- 25 min(I am somewhat scared since it was short🙁) but extremely pleasant experience. really boosted confidence level.👍👍

utility of mocks- none was like actual. Vajirao and Reddy was close though. KSG, Rau’s..my personal experience wasn’t so good though opinions may differ. Don’t take any advice very seriously. UPSC people know what they want.

Thank you to channel UPSC interview updates. you guys are working really hard and for a good cause.👏👏



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