Suman Sourav Mohanty (Rank-9/CSE16)
Public Administration Optional, Mech. Engineer from Odisha
Q1. Who was the chairman of you interview board?
Ms. Sujata Mehta
Q2. How long was the interview?
30 mins appx.
Q3. Why do you want to join civil service? Why don’t you continue in your graduation field? Social service can be done from private sector too. [Since I don’t know whether they ask you this question or not. But if they had asked- what will be your reply?]
questions were related to current affairs and daf, some questions were from my state and the low social indicators . mostly the board was cordial and made me feel comfortable .
Q4. Please narrate your entire interview- what questions did they ask and what did you reply and other pleasant or uncomfortable experiences during the interview.
interview was basically about why ias, problems with gst , issues in odisha, poverty, situational questions as dm , questions from mechanical engineering .Interview was cordial and nice .
Q5. Was your interview on the expected lines of what you had prepared or did they ask you totally unexpected questions? Was it a stress interview, did they ask any uncomfortable questions? If yes, how did you handle it?
It was stress free interviewwith expected questions. No uncomfortable questions at all.
Q6. Any side details about technicalities like “make sure you bring xyz document or do xyz thing, or you’ll face problem”?
The whole process is smooth and easy.
Just bring the required documents as stated.
Q7. Any word of wisdom / observations about medical checkup?
It’s quite basic and no need to worry.