UPSC Interview Transcript by Vikash Kumar (Board: Unknown)

Interview Board: – – – –
Name: Vikash Kumar
Interview Date/Year: 2014


Vikash Kumar

Attempt: 2nd

From: Patna

I   would   say   it   was   a   very   short   interview   with   two   questions   asked   by   every member…Actually speaking there was no questions on

  1. Current affairs
  2. International relations
  3. Situational ques
  4. Biodata including hobbies n interests
  5. Why I want to join IPS?

You must be thinking that what all they asked then…have a look.

I  had  pursued  my  graduation  and  post-graduation  in  Economics  from  Allahabad  University.

So they asked

(M1- Member 1; M2- Member 2; M3- Member 3; M4- Member 4; and M5- Member 5)



  1. What’s the meaning of central university?

    What reforms took place after A.U becoming central university?

    What problems are still there?

  1. Exam pattern of Allahabad University and changes in recent period.
  2. Why Allahabad is famous?



  1. Finance commission works, current chairman and new finance commission appointed.
  2. New addition in 14th finance commission.



  1. What would you do to promote investment in your area?
  2. What is political economy?



  1. Which thinker do you appreciate more?
  2. What qualities do you see in yourself to become a civil servant?



  1. What do you mean by famine?
  2. Which was the last biggest famine?

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