[UPSC Interview 2022] – Transcript #5 : M Sathiyavathy Board, History Optional, Haryana Home State, Reading fiction, cooking Hobbies

Date of Interview: 30 Jan 2023 Afternoon session
Board: M Sathiyavathy
Background: Haryana, B.Sc. Physical Science, ICAS
Home State: Haryana
Optional: History
Hobbies: Reading fiction, cooking


Read through the DAF.
1.Should we merge all accounts services?
2. What services have been merged recently?
3. Has it been a good decision? (More counter questions)

Member 1

1. What are green house gases? Give examples.
2. You mention you were the School Gender Champion. What is that?
3. Don’t you think only boys/men need to be gender sensitised?
4. What is Gender Gap Index?
5. How has the condition of women improved in India?

Member 2

1. What kind of fiction do you like to read?
2. What have you read recently? Who was the main character in that book?
3. What do you like to cook?
4. What got you into Mediterranean cooking?

Member 3

1. 5 problems and 5 things that are good about your district.
2. Given a choice between serving in a border district, and a naxal affected district, where would you choose to serve? (Counter questions on why not border district, don’t you think drug smuggling is an important issue harming the youth?)
3. What is quantum entanglement?
4. Why is it being talked about recently?
5. What are scientists saying about time and space with respect to it?

Member 4

1. Give chronology of dynasties in India.
2. Give examples of surviving architectural monuments of these dynasties.

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