[UPSC Interview 2022] – Transcript #132 : Preeti Sudan Board, Geography Optional, Playing Basketball

Week of interview:  Valentine Week
Board: Preeti Sudan
Optional: Geography
Background: Textile Technology, IIT Delhi
Profession: Content Developer
Hobbies:  Playing Basketball


  1. Mam was very cordial and appreciated my achievements.
  2. Tell me about Mathematical Modeling.
  3. What are 3-D Braided Structure?
  4. Is it possible to replace steel and aluminum with 3-D braided structure?
  5. What are the commercial utility of your project work?
  6. What is your content developmentwork and how it helps  in your preparation?
  7. Challenges associated with ed tech sector?
  8. What is  SITRA  and what is it significance in Textile?

Member 1

  1. Explain me the problems faced by different states in North East?
  2. What are the issues related with meghalaya?
  3. Meghalaya has physiologically drought or not?
  4. Explain me why north east has so much rainfall every year?
  5. Explain the distribution pattern of SW monsoon rainfall?
  6. Explain where we put communication satellites in earth orbit?

Member 2

  1. What is the international status of Indian basketball?
  2. Why india is not doing great in basketball?
  3. What steps should we take to improve India’s status in basketball?

Member 3

  1. What is the difference between Etah and Etawah?
  2. What is the significance of Etah in Uttar pradesh?
  3. What are the challenges associated with textile exports?
  4. As a DM of your district how you will promote textile sector?
  5. What is Geotechnical Textiles?
  6. What is the utility of Geotechnical Textiles?

Member 4

  1. You are developing your content from newspaper but there is declining significance of newspaper among the youth vis-a-vis visual media?
  2. What is the significance of Radio in the modern era of TV media?
  3. What are non tax revenues?
  4. Who is the examining authority of department of expenditure?
  5. About DIPAM?


Your interview is over. You can go now.

Experience of personality test –  overall good and board was cordial

Utility of mocks or O2O: Can give according to your needs……  Mock interview helps you in better articulation of your answer and will boost your confidence.

Always remember :

Honesty is the best policy in UPSC personality test

Best wishes to everyone appearing for the personality test👍

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