[UPSC Interview 2022] – Transcript #148 : Smita Nagraj Board, Odisha Home State, Jogging Hobby

Date of Interview: 24.02.2024
Board: Smita Nagraj
Home State: Odisha
Background: Mbbs, Vexillology
Hobby: Jogging


  1. What are you doing post-MBBS?
  2. Why civil services? (some counter questions?
  3. What is the difference between quack, doctor and civil servant?
  4. How did you develop the hobby of Vexillology?
  5. 3 social changes that have taken since independence (some counter questions)

Others Members

  1. What is famous in Burla?
  2. Do you know about cage culture and solar panels in Hirakud dam?
  3. What is your opinion on it?
  4. What is your opinion on Odisha not implementing PMJAY?
  5. Difference between NMC and MCI
  6. Why many AIIMS institutes being made?
  7. Is the quality of other AIIMS lower than AIIMS Delhi?
  8. How will faculty be recruited in these colleges?
  9. Is India a poor country?
  10. How is coat of arms related to flag?
  11. What is the use of gadolinium? What is the issue with it? What are the replacement of gadolinium?
  12. What is the use of boron in medicine?
  13. What is the issues with nuclear family?
  14. Which disease is known as emperor of all maladies?
  15. Do you know Siddharth Mukherjee?
  16. Is there any book which you have read but you regret reading about it?

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