[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #34 : TCA Anant Board, Agriculture Optional, guitar Hobby

Date of interview: 11.04.2022, forenoon
Board: TCA Anant
Optional: Agriculture
Background:  IIT Delhi
Hobbies: space documentaries, guitar


  1. Why did you leave your job
  2. Civil services except IAS are mostly limited to their domains so how will you find diversity there
  3. What got you interested in space documentaries.
  4. Where can I watch space documentary
  5. What documentary would you recommend for me to watch

Member 1

  1. You have done production and industrial engineering.. so why are industries in India backward, why are we losing out to China and what can we do about it
  2. How to reach India’s goal of carbon neutrality
  3. What will you do for it.
  4. Can Hydrogen be a substitute of coal
  5. Green hydrogen
  6. Blue hydrogen
  7. Grey Hydrogen

Member 2

  1. Impact of Russia Ukraine on global energy transition.
  2. Can India be the global superpower
  3. You won dance competition.. what type of dance.
  4. You also play guitar..what type of guitar..what do you play
  5. What is more important- ‘India for world’ or ‘India for india’

Member 3

  1. You told about theory of relativity.Explain in layman term.
  2. Why does earth revolve around the sun as per general relativity.
  3. What will happen if your daughter leaves earth in a space ship and comes back after a few years.
  4. What areas do you want to work on.
  5. What will do in agriculture
  6. Usa is giving huge subsidies.. how can India compete.
  7. IIT.. people go abroad. Get into bureaucracy. How Will India get engineers.

Member 4

  1. Do you think India needs more iit
  2. What is special about iit
  3. Difference between iit and other colleges
  4. Difference between btech and be
  5. Difference between engineering, technology and science.
  6. Won’t new iit dilute the image of old iit.

Chairman: your interview is over.

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