My Civil Services Interview

Date – 03/04/2017, Forenoon Session

Board – BS Bassi Sir

Chairman
  • Have you been to cancun..?! What was this competition about?
  • Don’t worry I am not going to ask you anything about greepeace. i know enough about them…
  • Where all have you travelled?
  • Have you been to Machu Picchu?
  • Tell me about Inca civilisation
  • You’ve been interested in environmental issues..Tell me what is biodiversity, what is biodiversity hotspots, and where are they in india?
M1
  • High salary…low salary…why this cut?
  • Lot of talk about startup…but they have been facing issues…what issues?
  • What to do to help entrepreneurs?
  • Surrogacy…what do you think of it?
  • What is NSS? What did you do as NSS Secretary ?
Chairman
  • You talked about commercial surrogacy..whats your opinion on it?
M2
  • NPA…Why they are there?
  • What to do with them?
  • Lets talk about media…what do you think of it? do you think they are giving less news and more sensationalism ?
  • What do you think of media trial?
  • If there is an earthquake in the district where you are posted, what will you do?
M3
  • What is the issue with finance bill?
  • What is a money bill?
  • Why is opposition saying that this finance bill is not money bill?
  • What is the difference between judicial review, judicial activism, judicial overreach? give example of each
  • Judicial review is based on what?
  • One example where judicial activism has been good?
  • What do you think of SC judgement on liquor ban on highway?
  • Does constitution provide for reservation based on economic criteria?
  • There was a judgement too? Mandal case…what the other name of the case…what was the verdict?
M4 (lady member)
  • What do you think of reservation?
  • Shouldn’t those communities who have benefited from reservation be now removed from the list?
  • Why civil service? You could have had a good life abroad?
  • Education…Lets talk about it…it is not making people employable..why? what to do?
Chairman
  • Is there a mismatch between what engineering institution are offering and what companies are demanding?
  • How to fix this?
  • I have a problem yaar…I want a bulb outside my room..I have 3 meter wire…That one socket is there..I am using it for all out and i don’t want to use it for light…now what to do? take you time..have a good look..

Board was cordial. Except 1 or 2 supplementary, I answered almost all the questions.

Score – 173/275

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