[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #51 : Bharat Bhushan Vyas Board, Bihar Home State, PSIR Optional, Debating Hobby

Date of interview: 12/04/2022
Board: Bharat Bhushan Vyas
Optional: PSIR
Home State: Bhojpur Bihar
Background: B.E civil engineering
Employee: (if any)- Previously in a construction firm,
Service: IRTS
Hobbies: Post Independence Indian Military history, Debating

Your experience in interview- it was better than the last time. Board was cordial
Utility of mocks (if any) – yes five benefits for me
Don’t go by their negative feedback. Just know the areas that may be asked from. Collect questions from the mock.


  1. What is Bhojpatra
  2. How did this name Bhojpur come from
  3. Tell me benefits and issues of IRMS
  4. Three biggest reforms of Indian Railways
  5. Your take on India Brazil relations and follow up questions
  6. Difference between FTA and PTA
  7. What’s National cooling Action plan
  8. What is National cooling Action plan

Member 1

  1. What is Rashtriya Military school
  2. What’s your order of service
  3. Why didn’t you Put IPS as First preference.
  4. What’s the perception of police in the eyes of common man?
  5. How has been your experiences with Police
  6. What’s your opinion on Traffic police personal
  7. What’s 112. Tell me three services provided by 112.

Member 2

  1. Why civil engineering projects take lot of time to complete
  2. What’s the difference in technology of bullet trains of China and Japan
  3. Why are we going for Japanese technology and not Chinese
  4. What’s levitation? Is it being used in India

Member 3

  1. Since you have worked in construction sector, do you think new technologies have led to reduction in job
  2. What about the job prospect of Civil Engineers now a days
  3. How is Micro processors used in Civil engineering
  4. What do you mean by Smart building construction
  5. Have you heard about ECBC. What does it say?

Member 4

  1. Newer technology leas to unemployment. Do you agree
  2. Then how to increase employment in that case.
  3. What’s your thoughts on Gini coefficient and rising inequality.
  4. Do you think that it is impacting India also.

Chairman: Thank you X. Your interview is over. You may leave.

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