[UPSC Interview 2022] – Transcript #88 : Preeti Sudan Board, Mathematics Optional, Uttarakhand Home State

Date of Interview: 14/02/23, timing–10.35-11.05
Board: Preeti Sudan
Home State: UK
Optional: Mathematics
Background: Civil Engg, IITR, IOCL
Hobbies: solving classic sudoku, watching cricket , whistling


  1. What are you doing since 2020.
  2. What is this classic sudoku? How often you solve it? Online or offline? How much time do you take?
  3. Why test matches are not going till 5th day? 3 days m hi kyu khatm hoja rhe hain test matches?
  4. MS dhoni, Kohli and Rohit– in your opinion who is best captain.
  5. What is mankading?

Member 1

  1. You were earning ……..Lakh why civil services now? You will get only 60k here.
  2. Mostly discussion with member 2 in this only  and few laughter moment in between 😂
  3. Don’t you think  we are only recognising service of military as a nation service? What about other services? Why police, administration not valued?

Member 3

  1. Don’t you think it is unfair ki Australia wale fast bowling pitch banate Hain and Indians spinning pitch. How it is Gentleman game?
  2. Tell me about Joshimath issue. What should be way forward?
  3. How to utilise potential of retired army jawan, generally they  work post retirement as a Guard?
  4. Status of manufacturing sector in India? How to increase utility? (Based upon previous ans)

Member 4

  1. Tell me about Aero India project?
  2. How it will help India? Name few fighter jets? Which one we are exporting?
  3. How did you develop whistling hobby?
  4. What is layoff? Why countries laying off employees now?
  5. How Indians can utilise this ?
  6. What are emerging technologies?India’s scope in this
  7. How valentine and whistling are related?

Member 5

  1. Tell me about history of your college?
  2. What was it’s name before University of Roorkee?
  3. Why lagging in QS ranking? Few counter questions.
  4. Your college in UK and this Joshimath issue happened there only. Don’t you think it is failure of such great institute? Few counter questions
  5. What is curfew? In which law it is mentioned.

Chairperson: Your interview is over. All the best. You can go

Utility of mock–– attended around 10. Almost Same feedback from everywhere. Kahi v jao mujhe to same hi Lage 😂

One to one which were very helpful– With Kaptaan( boosted confidence in last 3 days, suggestion were very helpful during interview), Khan Sir, Sriram sir, Ravindran sir and Mohan sir
If time go for all these

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