[UPSC Interview 2022] – Transcript #45 : RN Choubey Board, Commerce & Accountancy Optional, Cooking, Dancing Hobbies

Date of Interview: 2nd Feb 2023
Board: RN Choubey Sir
Background: CA., B.Com
Optional: Commerce & Accountancy
Home State: Rajasthan
Work experience: IOCL
Hobbies: Cooking ( Sattvic Food), Freestyle Dancing ( no questions on hobby) – NO questions from hobbies


  1. Role of Finance commission
  2. Why don’t we give state the power to tax ? Why there is a need for Finance Commission?
  3. Can you think of some state which is rich but state govt is poor?

Member 1

  1. Have you heard of Greenpace (NGO)? – I was not sure about that
  2. ” When the buying stops, killing can too ” – In reference to elephant ivory……..Can you think of other animals for which it is relevant?

Member 2

  1. He started by saying – “I am tempted to get my doubts clarified regarding IFRS- 17 but i don’t want to take unfair advantage and take your free advice so I’ll refrain from asking that” then he asked me IR questions
  2. Objective of AUKUS? Is it anti-china
  3. Full form of QUAD? how is it different form AUKUS? What was its initial objective?
  4. How Pakistan ‘s economic crisis different from Sri Lanka’s
    Should world and India in particular be concerned since it is a nuclear power?

Member 3

  1. What is third degree …..used by police? Should it be allowed?
  2. why does police use third degree?
  3. Bangladesh’s economic situation
  4. Cattle smuggling near India-Bangladesh border?

Member 4

  1. Why G20 is significant to India? How is it different from other grouping
  2. Agriculture is important to Rajasthan….so name some famous species grown in Rajasthan

Chairman at the end
Do you want to tell us something?

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