[UPSC Interview 2022] – Transcript #57 : M Sathiyavathy Board, PSIR Optional, Karnataka Home State, Kolar, cricket, gaming, fantasy cricket. Hobbies

Date of Interview: 7th Feb afternoon session.
Board: M Sathiyavathy
Home State: Karnataka
Optional: PSIR
Background: Bsc agriculture
Hobbies: Kolar, cricket, gaming, fantasy cricket.


  1. When did kgf mines closed?
  2. Now, what is the source of economy for Kolar district.
  3. Why farmers in kolar throw tomatoes on road?
  4. Sericulture-do you know about it? Tell me different  varieties of Silkworms.
  5. What is the special about Muga silk?

Member 2

  1. Do you know about sun? What is it? what is the composition of sun?
  2. How solar energy generated?
  3. What is the means of transfer of energy from sun to planets.
  4. Name the varieties of cow breeds.
  5. What is sahiwal?

Member 3

  1. Bt-Brinjal? what is it? concerns?
  2. Organic agriculture is costly. what to do?

Member 4

  1. what are your service preference.
  2. What qualities IAS officer  should have?
  3. If an officer don’t have compassion/empathy
  4. Then what to do?
  5. Do you know about NRC?What is it?what are the concerns?

Member 5

  1. Karnataka cuisine-style of cooking how it is?
  2. Name any few.
  3. What is the marketing institute from your campus?
  4. What is your solution to market failure?
    and counter question on it.
  5. Tell me any innovative measure which you have studied for ensuring market for farmers.

    At last chairman said your interview is over.
    When I was leaving the room ,one of the board member asked what is doosra? Can you bowl? I answered and said I can bowl googly and legbreak.Sir replied great!!.
    Over all the board was cordial.70% of questions on agriculture. No qn  from hobbies and optional.

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