[UPSC Interview Transcript #2] TCA ANANT Board, ISRO Engineer, Writing Poem hobby

Transcript of interview 2020
Interview Duration: 30 Mins
Background– Scientist  (ISRO)
Board: T C A ANANT SIR
Hobby: Writing Poem
Members: 2 male members and 2 lady members

Chairman

  1. What are your responsibilities in ISRO? Give a brief description of yourself.
  2. Why civil services?
  3. Which projects are you currently working on? You were the Event organiser for the Cultural and Technical fest at college. Which events you organised?

Member 1

  1. Why did Chandrayaan 2 could not land?
  2. What are the future missions of ISRO?
  3. What is the budget expenditure for ISRO?
  4. Why do we need to do huge expenditures on space missions?

Member 2

  1. You write poems. Which topics are your favourite? Recite some lines of your poem for us.
  2. What other creative works you do?
  3. What’s your assessment of work done by you?

Member 3

  1. If you’re a civil servant, what one step you would take to improve the economy?
  2. (I said to provide the right set of skills to make people industry-ready)
  3. What skills you’ll give? Will it be the same for rural and urban populations?
  4. What are some problems in corporate governance?
  5. Will teaching ethics to them is a sufficient measure? Give some details about Coronavirus. Is the allegation of it being a bio-weapon true?

Member 4

  1. What is the main problem in doubling farmer’s income? What are some schemes in this year’s budget?
  2. What are some commercial satellites of ISRO? How does ISRO prioritize its missions?
  3. What are some laws for corporate governance?
  4. What is the contingency fund of India? How is it utilised?
  5. Who approves the expenditure from CFI?

Chairman– Thank you. It was nice talking to you. You can leave now

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