[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #40 : M Sathyavathy Ma’am Board, Anthropology Optional, Plogging Hobby

Board: M Sathyavathy Ma’am
Optional: Anthropology
Hobby: Plogging

(Interview was on Round table… board members were very close.)
(Seems like round table conference)


  1. mechanical engineering graduate then why anthropology?
  2. What is aryan vs Dravidian debate and your opinion?
  3. Then what about kezhadi excavation?
  4. From where human came to india?
  5. What is plogging? (Hobby bassd)
  6. They Amazed to know new concept…

Member 1

  1. What are SDG?
  2. Tell SDG in brief..
  3. What are MDG and why sdg replaced them?
  4. How olive ridley exactly reach on same coast each year for breeding?? (Related to my hobby)
  5. Whats mechanism in them(olive ridley)
  6. How there conservation is done?

Member 2

  1. You are from state board.. is there need  of various boards
  2. What problems they create ….exact problem!?
  3. What is spark plug and use?? ( Due to mechanical engg. Background)
  4. Archimedes principle…
  5. Tell in in Laymans language…Archimedes principle
  6. (I explained using Glass infront of my table)

Member 3

  1. What is difference in Hydrogen based vehicle and electric vehicle?
  2. Should india go for hydrogen first or electric first?

Member 4

  1. You make rangoli… Isnt it women special interest??
  2. Festivals on which i draw rangoli…
  3. Floral decor and nature type questions…
  4. And interview was over…

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