[Topper’s Interview] CAPF-2012/ AIR-153: Ajit Kumar Upadhyay, B.E, Buxar, First AttemptDevendra Vishwakarma
- MCQ Paper
- Essay/Descriptive paper
- Physical Test
- Service Preference
- Career Backup
- Credit: Friends/family
- Bogus Marketing Propaganda
|Name||AJIT KUMAR UPADHYAY|
|Rank in CAPF-2012||153|
|No. of previous attempts in CAPF||NIL|
|Work-experience if any||NIL|
|Details of other competitive exams, including success/failures||APPEARED CSE 2012|
|Details of coaching for any competitive exam (if taken)||SRIRAM’S IAS (classroom coaching),ALS (for the interview session)|
|Hobbies, Extra Curricular Activities, Achievements||
|Do you have NCC certificate?||NO|
|% in class 10||90.8|
|% in class 12||74|
|Graduation course and %||BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (74%)|
|Name of college and year of passing out||BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MESRA 2012|
|Any professional courses||NO|
|Hobbies||READING HINDU,WEB SURFING, INTERACTING WITH NEW PERSONS|
Q. Tell us something about yourself. When and why did you enter in the competitive exam field?
I belong from a small yet important town,Buxar, but did my entire schooling in Patna(capital city of Bihar).I owe my thanks to my parents and my family for giving me the entire resources which and when I needed. My father was an Administrative Officer in the Govt of Bihar,I was inspired by the nature of his work from my early childhood. But the final momentum I got was in my final year of engineering .Though placed I left my job and started the preparation. I got attracted to CAPF exam as there was somewhere in my mind to serve the nation in uniform.
Q. List of Essential books and tips for success in the CAPF written exam?
- INDIAN POLITY -BY M.LAKSHMIKANTH
- GEOGRAPHY- BY G.C.LEONG AND BYMK BARANWAL
- ANCIENT AND MEDIVAL HISTORY- NOTES OF SRIRAM’S IAS
- MODERN HISTORY-NCERT BY BIPIN CHANDRA AND SPECTRUM BY RAJEEV AHIR.
- ECONOMY-SRIRAM’S ECONOMY BOOKLET
- THE HINDU AND PIB FOR DAILY UPDATES
- CIVIL SERVICES CHRONICLE
- MRUNAL.org UPDTAES
Q. How did you prepare the Essay, grammar, précis and report writing?
As it is my habit to prepare notes of the editorial section I did not specifically prepared essay ,précis .For the grammar section I referred WREN AND MARTIN while for the report format I took the help of Internet.
Q. In CAPF-2012 Exam,. Which essay did you write in and what keypoints did you include in it?
I wrote –Population stabilization- India’s critical need .I mentioned the growth of population, impacts of uncontrolled growth of population on Indian economy ,the downgrading of Indian economy by moody’s and s&p. health concern and mentioned the doctor to patient ration in hospitals, discussed regarding the cycle of unemployment, poverty and illetracy and linked it with population explosion, environmental problems, and concluded it with my own thought.
Q. In CAPF-2012, they asked counter-arguments for following, in 75 words. Please provide your answer.
|argument||your counter argument|
|(i) FDI in retail in India is a bane for a small trader.||India is an agriculture based country and farmers will be benefitted .thus overall economy will rise.
Bunch of small traders available,their proximity and their sense of interaction helps them to sustain the market.
|(ii) Control of social media is an anti-democratic proposition.||Discussed mainly about the unethical practices happening there in the social media .|
Q. To pass Physical Efficiency Tests (PET), what preparation did you do at home? Where was your PET held? How was your experience, share some tips.