IAS Interview: Its Nature

How is IAS interview different from other competitive exams interview?

Mar 10, 2011 08:50 IST
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Q. What is the nature of IAS interview?  Is it like any other interview or different?

AamuktaMalya, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Answer: The Civil Services interview is not different from other interviews. However, IAS interview tests the required job-specific skills in the candidates. It examines whether the candidates have the administrative aptitude or not. The Civil Services interview tries to find out the potential in a candidate to handle the job pressure. The interviewers here are more interested in the attitude of the candidate than his knowledge which is already tested through a written test. The interviewers ask questions which are of national and international importance. The candidates are expected to have a fair amount of knowledge on Indian economy.


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