Name Promod Kumar Yadav
Tax assistant in CBEC
The Interview started at around 10:45 AM after document verification.
Duration: Around 10-12 minutes.
My background: B. Tech in ECE; earlier job in a reputed IT Company.
Board members: 3 (all males) 1 Chairman (Ch) and 2 others (M1 & M2).
CH: Why did you left such a job in an IT Company?
CH: What is your first preference?
CH: Why this as first preference?
Me: Answered. 2-3 mins discussion on this.
CH: Who is the speaker of Lok Sabha?
CH: What is the form of govt in India?
CH: What is the actual role of vice president?
M1: Question on federal/unitary nature in India.
M1: Powers divided between Centre & States?
M1: Do nominated members take part in election of Vice-President?
M1: Number of nominated members in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha?
Me: Answered but answered wrongly for Lok Sabha.
M1: Any recently nominated member of Rajya Sabha?
CH: Do you know about joint session of parliament? Why is it called?
Now the real torture began.
CH: Do you know about cyclones?
Me: Sorry Sir, no idea
CH: Western disturbances?
Me: Sorry sir.
CH: Roaring Forties?
Me: Sorry sir, very little idea. Answered
(Few other questions from geography I didn’t know. The Chairman seemed to be Ph.D in Geography… )
M2: Do you remember anything about Engg studies?
Me: Thoda bahut sir… (The whole inyerviw was a mix of Hindi and English)
M2: Ok, explain the working of diode with the help V-I characteristics.
Me: Answered (M2 tried to test my confidence level on the value of breakdown voltage but I stuck to my answer and it was correct)
CH : Ok, you may go now.
Me: Ok, Thank you sir. And left the room.
Overall, interview was average and members were helping in nature.
Place : Chandigarh