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Interview Guidance Program

Join Mr. Shabbir A Bashir for personalized DAF Analysis Sessions, engaging in one-on-one discussions and group dialogues on current affairs.

This course fosters peer-to-peer preparation, bringing together Mains-qualified students for collaborative learning and comprehensive exam readiness.

Explore a dynamic learning experience tailored to individual needs, ensuring a thorough understanding of DAF and enhancing your competitive edge.

Interview Guidance Program

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Live Workshop

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DAF Analysis

1

One-on-one Session

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Live Class

Join Mr. Shabbir A Bashir for personalized DAF Analysis Sessions, engaging in one-on-one discussions and group dialogues on current affairs.

This course fosters peer-to-peer preparation, bringing together Mains-qualified students for collaborative learning and comprehensive exam readiness.

Explore a dynamic learning experience tailored to individual needs, ensuring a thorough understanding of DAF and enhancing your competitive edge.

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  • One-to-One Session with Mr. Shabbir A Bashir
  • DAF Analysis Session (One to One with mentor) (Group Discussions with Mentor + Current Affairs Classes)
  • Facilitating peer to peer preparation in groups of Mains qualified students
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Interview Guidance Program

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Batch started: 12 Dec’23
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UPSC IAS Interview Syllabus

While UPSC does not provide a specific syllabus for the Interview round, the assessment primarily focuses on evaluating the candidate's personality and administrative aptitude. This phase, being a crucial personality test, assesses qualities essential for handling prestigious national positions.

Although the UPSC does not offer explicit guidelines, insights from candidates' past experiences have allowed the identification of key criteria for interview preparation. The interview stage can be broadly categorized into two main aspects:

Qualities:

  • Mental Alertness: Pay attention to hints from board members, remain actively engaged, and understand questions thoroughly without seeking clarification.
  • Balance Of Judgement: Present rational arguments, avoid extreme positions based on limited understanding, and provide pragmatic solutions in line with Constitutional principles.
  • Variety and Depth of Interest: Command your Optional subject, hobbies, and other areas in the Detailed Application Form (DAF), and stay informed about socioeconomic issues.
  • Ability for Social Cohesion and Leadership: Demonstrate respect for Constitutional values, uphold India's Unity in Diversity, and showcase experience in teamwork and leadership with a clear vision.
  • Critical Powers of Assimilation: Exhibit the ability to draw conclusions and reflect on questions with rationality.
  • Clear and Logical Exposition: Answer questions sequentially, cover pertinent details in an organized manner, and avoid vague or illogical points.
  • Intellectual and Moral Integrity: Maintain coherence in answers, demonstrate trust and confidence, and, if prompted, share real-life examples showcasing integrity.

DAF Details:

  • Your Optional subject
  • Your Hobbies and Interests
  • Your Work Experience
  • Your Academic Background
  • Current Affairs

In essence, the DAF plays a crucial role in determining the interview questions and syllabus. Apart from the specified qualities, the syllabus encompasses various aspects such as Optional subjects, Hobbies, Work Experience, Academic Background, and awareness of Current Affairs. Preparing thoroughly in these areas will enhance your readiness for the UPSC IAS Interview.

Key Highlights

Personalized online one-on-one interactive training
Personalized online one-on-one interactive training
Digital Recording of all Mock interviews
Digital Recording of all Mock interviews
Revalidate & retrospect your interview preparation
Revalidate & retrospect your interview preparation

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About the Faculty

Shabbir Bashir
Shabbir Bashir

Shabbir A Bashir is one of the co-founders of Edukemy and industry’s most lauded professor in UPSC preparation. He has been in the industry...

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Frequently Asked Questions

The UPSC Interview Guidance Program by Shabbir Sir is meant for the students who have cleared the UPSC Mains and started preparing for the Interview.

The Program will have a One-on-One Session with Shabbir Sir, where he will analyze your DAF and give mentorship to help you maximize your marks in the UPSC Personality Test.

  • One-to-One Session with Mr. Shabbir A Bashir
  • DAF Analysis Session (One to One with mentor) (Group Discussions with Mentor + Current Affairs Classes)
  • Facilitating peer to peer preparation in groups of Mains qualified students

Shabbir Sir's expertise in understanding the nuances of the UPSC Personality Test becomes evident through his mentorship. His insights and guidance aim to empower candidates to maximize their performance and scores in the interview. By delving into the specifics of the DAF and offering strategic advice, Shabbir Sir ensures that candidates are well-prepared and confident as they face the UPSC interview panel.

In essence, the UPSC Interview Guidance Program by Shabbir Sir goes beyond generic guidance, providing a focused and individualized approach to help candidates excel in the UPSC Personality Test. This program stands as a valuable resource for those who seek not only to clear the interview stage but to do so with distinction and confidence.

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UPSC Interview Preparation

1. What is the UPSC interview and why is it conducted?

The UPSC interview, also known as the Personality Test, is the final stage of the Civil Services Examination (CSE). It aims to assess the candidate's personality, communication skills, and suitability for a career in civil services.

2. How do I find out my UPSC interview date?

Candidates can check their UPSC interview date on the official UPSC website or through the interview call letter sent by the Commission. Additionally, the interview dates are published in leading newspapers. We will also be publishing the same here.

3. What is the recommended dress code for candidates during the UPSC interview?

Female candidates are advised to wear formal business attire, such as a well-pressed saree or formal suit (for females). The attire should be modest and professional.

4. What is the UPSC interview referred to as officially?

The UPSC interview is officially known as the 'Personality Test' as it evaluates the candidate's personality traits and suitability for administrative roles.

5. Where does the UPSC interview take place?

The UPSC interview is conducted at the UPSC office in Dholpur House, New Delhi.

6. What is the IAS interview commonly known as?

The IAS interview is commonly referred to as the UPSC Personality Test or simply the UPSC interview.

7. How are total marks distributed for the UPSC interview?

The UPSC interview carries 275 marks. These marks contribute to the final selection of candidates for various civil services.

8. Can I choose the location for my UPSC interview?

No, candidates cannot choose the location for their UPSC interview. The interviews are conducted at the UPSC office in Dholpur House, New Delhi.

9. Who are the panel members during the UPSC interview?

The interview panel consists of experienced members, including retired civil servants, academicians, and experts from various fields.

10. Is there a transcript available for the UPSC interview?

No, the UPSC does not provide transcripts of the interview. However, candidates can request access to their answer sheets under the RTI (Right to Information) Act.

11. In which language is the UPSC interview conducted?

The UPSC interview can be conducted in English or any other regional language chosen by the candidate.

12. What kind of questions are asked during the UPSC interview?

Questions during the UPSC interview cover a wide range of topics, including the candidate's background, current affairs, and situational questions. The aim is to assess the candidate's analytical ability, communication skills, and general awareness.

13. Where is the UPSC interview location?

The UPSC interview takes place at the UPSC office in Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi.

14. How should I prepare for the UPSC interview?

Prepare by revisiting your application, staying updated on current affairs, practicing mock interviews, and working on your communication skills. Be ready to discuss your hobbies, academic background, and opinions on various issues.

15. What are some tips for a successful UPSC interview?

Stay calm, maintain good body language, be honest in your answers, listen carefully to questions, and express your thoughts clearly. Also, be prepared to handle stress and unexpected questions.

16. Who constitutes the UPSC interview board?

The UPSC interview board is typically composed of experienced and diverse members, including retired civil servants, academicians, and subject matter experts.

 

 

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