My interview was on 5th of April, morning session
I was the fourth candidate to be interviewed by K.K.Paul Board.....First candidate was my junior from IITK ....second was an engineer from NIT Trichy(also my friend) and third was a lady from
Home state: Jharkhand
B.Tech in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering from IIT
Optionals: Physics and Chemistry
2nd Attempt (missed the interview call last time by a few marks)
Post held: Mess Secretary at IIT Kanpur
Now Lets start the interview
K.K Paul: What is your Roll No.?
K.K Paul: What is your date of Birth?
K.K Paul: What is Buckminster?
--- Is it a molecule or allotrope of carbon?
K.K Paul: What is Fullerene?
What are its uses?
K.K Paul: What are conducting Polymers ?
---- I replied Sorry Sir I don't know then He said “You must be knowing
this as you are a material science Engineer"
K.K Paul: What you have been doing since two and half year after your graduation
(Well ,the same question was also asked from my engineering friends who
were in the same board on that session )
K.K Paul: How did you developed cooking as your Hobby
Passed on to Member1 (Lady Member)
Member1: What do you understand by the term “Gender Disparity"
Member1: What is the level of Male and Female literacy rate of Jharkhand?
Member1: What do you understand by “Adverse Sex Ratio"
Member1: Is female infanticide a Crime?
Member1: are there any law regarding Female infanticide and female feticide
Member1: What do you mean by communally sensitive areas and as a DM how will
you handle such areas
Member1: What you generally cook...What is your favourite dish...
Member1: As the mess secretary whose interest you will protect: the person who are
making food or the person who are eating the food..( I said that I will try
to protect the interest of both of Them)
Member1: and if there is a clash of interest then?
Member2: Right from district to State to the centre, how will you remove corruption from the system and what steps have already been taken.
Member2: Which agency tackles with the charges of corruption?
Member2: What are the constitutional provisions for S.T.s and S.C.s
Member2: Is there any right to prevent the atrocities of S.T.s and S.C.s
Member2: Do you know about Administrative reforms Commission?
Member2: Have you gone through any of the report of Second ARC
( I said “ No Sir”)
Member2: What do you know about Sachhar Committee?
Member3: Who chairs Rajya Sabha?
Member3: How the Vice President is Elected?
Member3: What is our national bird
Member3: Who wrote “My Experiments with Truth”
Member3: Who wrote” Good Earth”
Member3: Can I ask you something from Chemistry ( I said with confidence “ yes Sir”)
Then he asked me “What is Avogadro’s principle”
I said “sir can I make a guess” he said No.
Member3: What are the constitutional rights of arrested persons
Member3: Do you know about Sri Krishna Commission.
Member3: What are the laws to protect the Environment?
Member3: What are the functions of U.G.C?
Member4: It is said that
Member4: What is the Difference between Indian Democracy and U.S. Democracy
Member4: Which one would be more suitable for
Presidential form of government)
Member4: Do you know Obama and Mccain
Member4: Who is Hillary Clinton?
Chairman said” Ok your interview is over”