[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #97 : RN Choubey Board, Tamilnadu Home State, Sociology Optional

Date of Interview: 12.04.2022 AN
Board: RN Choubey Sir
Optional: Sociology
Home State: Tamil Nadu
Background: Mechanical Engg


  1. Tell us about you, your education and work experience in 2 mins.
  2. Disadvantages for private sector in PPP partnership?
  3. Reorganization of states in the context of AP and TS?
  4. Can states be bifurcated if more demands are there?

Member 1

  1. Role of Homemakers
  2. Can we legalise monetary benefits for home makers?
  3. Follow up questions on Care economy.
  4. What is Professional ethics?
  5. Question on Article 13- Can customs and usage be evidences before law?
  6. Your view on CBCS and NEP 2020?

Member 2

  1. National electronics policy 2019- current  status?
  2. Follow up question – Why achievement is low?
  3. Provisons of PLI scheme? Time period?
  4. What can be done after 6-8 years, how to be competitive?
  5. Defence industrial corridors – why no significant investment?

Member 3

  1. Tell me few Tamil ancient literature
  2. Current literature from Tamil
  3. Caste conflicts in TN
  4. What are the reasons for caste conflicts?
  5. What steps you will take to solve such conflicts?

Member 4

  1. What is offroading?
  2. Why adventure sports demand is low in india?
  3. Economic crisis in Srilanka – What is the reaction among people in Tamilnadu?
  4. Why TN movie stars end up in politics and what is the current trend?
  5. F1 race in TN?
  6. Follow up question on F1 race.
  7. Controversial role of Governors and opinions on resolving the deadlock between elected govt and Governors.
  8. Talked about Jallikattu and asked about other traditional sports involving bulls.

Chairman: Do you want to ask or share something?

Your interview is over.

Couldn’t recollect a few questions.

Overall the board was very cordial.

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