[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #43 : Bharat Bhushan Vyas Board, Law Optional, traveling, cooking Hobbies

Date of interview: 07/04/2022, 2nd half
Board: Bharat Bhushan Vyas
Optional: LAW
Background: B.sc, LL.B, LL.M
Employee: (if any)- IRPS
Hobbies: backpack traveling and cooking

Your experience in interview- it was a pleasant experience, smooth I must say.
Utility of mocks (if any) – yes three benefits for me

  1. since very less time to prepare so i needed the confidence to face uncertain questions.
  2. mocks helped me boost confidence. (since they went good.) can be other way for some.
  3. mannerism and crystallization of my content.


  1. asked about my services where I am and then began
  2. what do you mean by distributive justice? how can we ensure it.
  3. what do you mean by ADR?
  4. delhi High court program for the same.
  5. what do you think about AFSPA ? should we repeal it ?
  6. What about the consumer protection act and recent amendments. I answered related to e commerce and big giants. to this there were follow up questions .
  7. and  how to manage them.
  8. should FoSPE be curtailed ? in the new privacy laws ? should they not be made absolute.

Member 1

  1. based on DAF. whats common in wardha and Ahmedabad.
  2. Gandhiji story and why he was there.
  3. which movement he started there.
  4. Gandhijis relevance in todays time.
  5. traveling today and issues due to it in himalayas.
  6. any benefit of travelling to the local community.
  7. provisions for Sc and Sts in the constitution.

Member 2

  1. Views on Air India sale .
  2. law questions related to justice.
  3. position of child welfare and laws in India today. .are they sufficient ?
  4. what things you would want to do for them.
  5. Nanavati case brief.
  6. mathura rape case. what was it about.
  7. why custodial rape is more severely punished .

Member 3

  1. whats different between public order and law and order.
  2. What about NSA act? who has the power to issue areest order under NSA ?
  3. State electoral funding views.
  4. how would you implement it . whT criteriaas you would keep for the same. this was followed up with a lot of questions and rebuttals.

Member 4

  1. how long have you stayed in kanpur (birthplace)? since i have 6-7 address of different states in my DAF. I ANSWERED in totality 8-9 months. then no follow up question on it.
  2. as a DM what steps and for which section of people will you work to ensure human rights in your district.
  3. ( I emphasized on sanitation workers ,homeless and destitutes. )
  4. last question. – Why can we not tax farmers? and solution for the same.
  5. 2-3 more questions i cannot recall them all.

The chairman said interview was over. .everyone smiled , I smiled. and I put an end to the aspirant Journey with a big smile 🙂 I have happy and relieved to come out of the room. lost a lot of weight at that chair.

I expect the best for all. . ENJOY THE INTERVIEW AND THE JOURNEY !

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