Home State: Palakkad, Kerala
Background:– B.Tech EC from Cochin University, M.Tech in RF and Microwave
Engineering: IIT Kharagpur
Hobbies: Music, History, Learning Languages
Date of Interview:– 06/03/2020
Board:- TCA Anant Sir
- Entered, was greeted with a smile.
- Chair read the DAF aloud.
- Chair:- From Engineering to History how did that happen?
- What is the deal about History, right winger and Left Wingers, what are they fighting
- Are you saying India didn’t exist?
- How about Ashoka and Harsha and others ?
- Why so much emphasis on Medieval Indian History?
- So dearth of sources is the reason?
- So, you are from IIT Kharagpur, What was it before?
- Why is the place important?
- Who is the most important person w.r.t RF technology?
- It is J C Bose, where did he get this idea from? (Didn’t Know)
- Where did this happen (Didn’t know)
- Which is you favorite part of History ? (I said Medieval )
- Who is your favorite Historian? (I said Upinder Singh)
- Who is Upinder Singh ? I have not known her I am from DU as well? What is her contribution?
- I said about she being daughter of Manmohan Singh. He accepted it. I spoke about her Feminism in History about, vedic period and Gargi and her debates..
- What is special about Vedic Period in 600 BCE if I say it was dominated by a Symbol Sign and Logic. (Had no clue )
- Who is your favorite social reformer? (I said Basava)
- Who is satyarthi. What was his contribution?
- You are into Music, what sort of Music do you like? (I said about Carnatic Music and Rabindra Sangeet)
- What is so special about Tagore? (Spoke about Sub Nationalism, Nationalism and
- How many languages do you speak. I said about 7 languages and they smiled, I also speak a bit of German, so question took a different tone from there.
- What is the new technology which is implemented in the Tolls these days. (RFID)
- What is the name given to that program (Was about FASTTAG, didn’t recollect it then, though he gave a lot of clue)
- Courts are having a lot of case pendencies, are lawyers taking court for a toll. ( I said yes, but I also criticized government a bit by not taking decisions and passing buck to the courts)
- Chair :- Can you give an example (Spoke about many, like Kaveri issue, Homosexuality, Ayodhya issue all must have been a political solution and Judicial Solutions)
- What is HAM Radio? Where is it used? What is the specialities? (Couldn’t answer much, but they insisted and got busted a bit)
- What about Nazi Germany , some of their dark period has made them what they are?
- Have you visited Concentration camps?
- What was the experiment he did on Twin babies (Didn’t know much)
Chairman said interview is over..
- If you want to know the answer I can type it up in detail as well, Coz most question flowed from one to another.
- They were very cordial over all, and I could smile through out the interview.
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