[Topper’s Interview] CAPF-2012/AIR-258: Bhagirath Choudhary, B.Pharm, First Attempt, Rajasthan

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  1. Details
  2. Education
  3. Introduction
  4. MCQ Paper
  5. Essay/Descriptive paper
  6. Physical Test
  7. Interview
  8. Service Preference
  9. Wisdom
  10. Credit: Friends/family
  11. Marketing Propaganda

Details

NameBhagirath choudhary
Rank in CAPF-2012258
Roll No.120044
Age26
No. of previous attempts in CAPF0
Home town/cityJodhpur
Work-experience if anyno
Details of other competitive exams, including success/failuresWriting CSE MAINS-2013,GAVE RAS MAINS 2012
Details of coaching for any competitive exam (if taken)For gs-drishti ias
Hobbies, Extra Curricular Activities, AchievementsWatching movies, hanging out with friends, running.
Do you have NCC certificate?no

Education

% in class 1078
% in class 1278
Schooling (Medium)hindi
Graduation course and %b.pharma
Name of college and year of passing outJpc,2011
PGno
Any professional coursesno
Hobbies

Introduction

Q. Tell us something about yourself. When and why did you enter in the competitive exam field?

CAPF-2012-AIR-258-Bhagirath

I did my b.pharma degree in year 2011 & start  preparation for civil services from dec. 2011.recent selection of my friends in cse 2012 inspire me lot (Nathmal Didel Rank 35,Kanaram Rank 54,Mritunjay Saini Rank 768) to hardwork toward the civil services.

MCQ Paper

Q. List of Essential books and tips for success in the CAPF written exam?

  1. polity-laxmikant
  2. history-spectrum
  3. geography-class 6 to 12 ncert
  4. economics-mrunal’s articles
  5. I.R. & CURRENT Affairs-pd &mrunal’s articles
  6. sci.tech-the hindu
  7. general science- class  9 & 10 ncert of science

Essay/Descriptive paper

Q. How did you prepare the Essay, grammar, précis and report writing?

I did not follow any particular book for essay but reading yojana was helpful in this regard. developing a strategy to write an essay is more impotant than preparing different topics for the essay. using quotes & phrases add to the quality of the essay.

Q. In CAPF-2012 Exam, Which essay did you write and what keypoints did you include in it?

I wrote essay on -population stabilization-india’s critical need. I tried to mention all the related points on this issue. special focus was on use of population as human resource & dire need of population stabilization in india for sustainable growth.

Q. In CAPF-2012, they asked counter-arguments for following, in 75 words. Please provide your answer.

argumentyour counter argument
(i) FDI in retail in India is a bane for a small trader. Favoured FDI & gave supportive reasons
(ii)  Control of social media is an anti-democratic proposition.In some context but not over all

Physical Test

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.

I was a regular jogger till college, so pet was not big issue. I ran 5 km daily before one month of my pet. Fitness test is of medium toughness. My pet centre was at ITBP tigri,delhi. officers were very supportive.

Interview

Q. What specific preparation did you do for the interview? Who was the chairman? Provide the list of questions asked in CAPF Interview. How was the overall interview experience? And any tips for future aspirants.

My interview was on 19 july 2013 at manbir singh sir’s board. the board was cordial & encouraging. the questions were asked from my hobbies, rawatbhata power plant, kudankulam power plant, tourism development in rajasthan, camel safari, supreme court’s decisions on removal of black films from cars & medical  neet  entrance test issue, banking licence, difference between pvt & psu banks. I was able to answer around  75%  of the questions.

Q. How was interview: normal, stress, mixed? Did they ask any uncomfortable questions, if yes how did you answer it?

Interview was normal & satisfactory.

Service Preference

Q. What was your service preference order (CRPF>CISF>SSB etc) and why did you pick up the particular order?

Cisf>ssb>bsf>crpf>itbp. there was no specific reason for order.

Wisdom

Q. Through this journey and success, what wisdom did you gain about competition and life? What is your message to the aspirants?

Be patient & have faith in yourself. success will be knocking your doors soon. my whole hearted wishes to all the aspirants for their desired success.

Credit: Friends/family

I owe my success to my family, almighty god, my friends Baldev Choudhary(Asst.Manager, Cil),Sitaram(Nlu Jodhpur), Nathmal Didel(IAS),Jaypal Godara(ac,ssb).their continuous motivation kept my spirits at a high which culminated into this success.

Marketing Propaganda

Q. Did you use Mrunal.org for your preparation? And you can even reply “No”. I’ll publish your answer as it is.

I ‘ve been following Mrunal since April 2012 & it help me lot in CSP-2013,CAPF-AC-2012. I strongly recommend Mrunal for every serious aspirant.

Mrunal recommends

  1. (free) NCERT, NIOS, TN-Books
  2. Environment by ShankarIAS
  3. Indian Polity M.Laxmikanth (Hindi | English)
  4. Art & Culture by Nitin Singhania (Hindi | English)
  5. Spectrum: Modern History (Hindi | English)
  6. Bipin Chandra: Post Independence
  7. Fast-track to Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
  8. MK Pandey’s Analytical Reasoning
  9. Disha’s Topicwise Paperset (Hindi | English)
  10. School Atlas
  11. Mains: Language papers
  1. (free) NCERT, NIOS, TN-Books 4 History,Geo,Sci
  2. Indian Polity M.Laxmikanth (Hindi | English)
  3. Spectrum: Modern History (Hindi | English)
  4. Maths: Quantam CAT Sarvesh Kumar
  5. Objective General English SP Bakshi
  6. Word Power made Easy -Norman Lowe
  7. Topic wise Solved Paperset by Disha


So far 17 Comments posted

  1. Rishikesh Bansure

    No satisfactory answers !!
    Many of the questions were framed cleverly but were not answered satisfactorily.
    I’m disppointed with answers.

    1. bhagirath

      rishikesh,if you have any other query related to capf ac exam,u can put that here for discussion,i will try to resolve ur query.

      1. vikram

        @bhagirath…. since you have given the mains exam for c.s……….i would like to know (since i m suffering from this) how were you able to go through the same books again n again ….because after a time it just bounces off your mind . is there any modification that you did , like solving more papaers then interchanging the reading pattern. i gave my c.s. twice , so for now my state is i have gone through the basic books , wat pattern of study do you suggest for me ????

        1. vikram

          n i gave the capf 2012 attempt but was not able to clear pre…………

      2. sandeep kumar

        sir..I am b.pharmacy degree holder same like YOU….can I expect any questions from my background if yes.., which sectors do you think should cover up before attending my interview?

  2. manjunath Reddy

    sir please don’t give lot gap. eveyday I inspire by your articls.I am from a village of bijapur district of karnataka . here even getting kannada paper is difficult. but read throug mobile and I follow your suggestion to prepare UPSC. thanks lot and please put on yor rss feed at least simple morning or evening wishes than I feel that ” some body is with me to study”…

  3. Rajveer Godara

    Congrats Bhagirath Bhai. Kaunse gaanv se belong karte ho ?

    1. bhagirath

      saran nagar,jodhpur

  4. vishal kumar

    thank you sir:)

  5. umi

    congrats baghirath bhai……
    will u plz tell me cut off for cpf 2012 and also your marks…

    1. bhagirath

      p1-125,p2-65,interview-87

  6. suraj

    Sir Can a color blind person apply for this service? In which UpCS exams can a color blind person apply>

  7. Manoj Bhandari

    sorry suraj but u cannot apply….for any forces.. all the best …..

  8. pankaj

    bhagirath ,
    me also clear b.pharma in 2011,but no guidance given my senior or any other person but I have motivate self see some topper stories in this site .so plz guidence or strategy or some books help me in CAPF IAS IFS RAS OR OTHER higher exams.
    thanks bhai

  9. ramnarayan choudhary

    Congrats…bhagirat bhai..
    Am also from saran nagar jodhpur 🙂 am really fell very happy and proud on uu bhai..
    Plz guide me bhai am also very serious about civil service exam…am doing B.sc from JNVU
    Plz give ur number I want to meet u bhai …
    Congratulations again for ur great success..:-)

  10. PARVEJ AHAMAD

    sir agar upsc capf interview mein hindi mein bol sakte hai Aur agar interview mein kuch bataya na jaaye tou minimum kitne marks milte hai ya bahar kar diya jaata hai

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