[UPSC Interview Transcript #128]: Sujata Mehta Board, Maharashtra Home State, PSIR Optional

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Optional: PSIR
Board: Sujata mam
Background: Engineering
Home State: Maharashtra


  1. Introduce yourself
  2. Did you always wanted to do engineering?
  3. Why civil services
  4. Does development means urbanization??
  5. Is Maharashtra developed?
  6. What is Dowry? What are your thoughts about it? How will You remove it?

Member 1

  1. How will you solve social issues through smartphones? ( DAF Related)
  2. What did U learn through Organizing sports meet?
  3. Similarities between Nagpur and Delhi?
  4. How are people in Delhi different from Nagpur?

Member 2

  1. As a DM how will u solve begging as a problem( follow up question from my ans to M2)
  2. How will U use your civil engineering problem to solve rural problems
  3. What will u do to increase farmers income?
  4. Types of cement?
  5. Their speciality ( based on my answer)
  6. Precision agriculture?
  7. Benefits of flyash bricks?

Member 3

  1. What is brain drain?
  2. How will u reduce it?
  3. What is M35 Concrete?
  4. What are smart cities? How many of them?

Member 4

  1. Which industries will You develop in Chhattisgarh?
  2. Why Industries are not getting developed?
  3. If you are the Finance security and given ₹500cr how will u allocate it between security and development in C.G.?
  1. What is the digital divide?
  2. Why it is there? How will u solve it?
  3. Why lack of digital literacy even after 800 million phones
  4. Why so many IITs and your opinion on it?

Would u like to discuss any topic?
Overall, the board was very cordial and interactive.
There were some questions I am not able to recall them

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