[Topper’s Interview] CAPF-2012/ AIR-181 Yuvrajsinh Gohil, BA Economics, First Attempt, Gujarat

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  1. Bio
  2. Education
  3. Introduction
  4. MCQ Paper
  5. Essay/Descriptive paper
  6. Physical Test
  7. Interview
  8. Marksheet
  9. Tempo
  10. Service Preference
  11. Career Backup
  12. Wisdom
  13. Credit: Friends/family
  14. Bogus Marketing Propaganda


Name Yuvrajsinh gohil
Rank in CAPF-2012 181
Roll No. 171943
Age 23
No. of previous attempts in CAPF 0
Home town/city Bhavnagar,Gujarat
Work-experience if any no
Details of other competitive exams, including success/failures 2 ssb interviews,

2 prelims but

didn’t qualified

Details of coaching for any competitive exam (if taken) Spipa,ahmedabad
Hobbies, Extra Curricular Activities, Achievements Achievement: Played 2 nationals in hockey.

Hobby: I also play cricket,table tennis.

Do you have NCC certificate? NCC ‘A’ certificate


% in class 10 50
% in class 12 55
Schooling (Medium) Sainik school balachadi, english medium
Graduation course and % B.A. with economics, 64 %
Any professional courses NO


Q. Tell us something about yourself. When and why did you enter in the competitive exam field? It was my childhood dream to join defence service or police service because of my schooling from sainik school n my defence family background. I started preparing for competitive exams from my college days.

MCQ Paper

Q. List of Essential books and tips for success in the CAPF written exam?
History-ncert and bipin Chandra, geography- ncert from 6 to 12, g.c. leong, polity- laxmikant, economics-ncert 11,12, economic survey, dutt and sundaram for basics, science-ncert from 8 to 12,current affairs-chronicle, last but most important- mrunal.org for everything which is not available at other place.

Essay/Descriptive paper

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

Not any special preparation but for essay just took basic information about currently happening issues from various sites,frontline and yojna magazine.

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

I wrote on emergence of regional parties and its effect on the federal structure of india.

First I gave definition about regional party and the word FEDERAL then historical background of emergence of regional parties and their success and failure then I wrote about current status of regional parties and their affects on functioning of government with examples and I also gave some examples from other countries also then future prospect and role of parties in order to maintain perfect democracy n federal structure, also used quotes as and when required.

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

<tdeight:18px;”> argument<tdeight:18px;”> your counter argument<tdeight:176px;”> (i) FDI in retail in India is a bane for a small trader.<tdeight:176px;”> Infact it’s a boon but due to false awareness and lack of proper knowledge about perfect

functioning of economy its portraited as bane, it can create positive effects in employement,industrial,infrastructure sectors and at last overall economy.<tdeight:138px;”> (ii) Control of social media is an anti-democratic proposition.<tdeight:138px;”> Control of social media is not anti democratic as far as it is being control for internal as well as external security and for national interest but at the same time wrong use of control should also be regulated and checked.

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 started running for 2 to 3 kms daily after I came to know that I got qualified for PET.

Done some practice for long jump too by watching some techniques from U TUBE videos. My PET was in pune and it was very nice experience with good encouragement from crpf officers and staff who were conducting the PET.


Q. What specific preparation did you do for the interview? Who was the chairman? Provide the list of questions asked in CAPF Interview. (and if possible, the answers as well). How was the overall interview experience? And any tips for future aspirants.

I joined CAREER QUEST classes for interview and also took guidance from my friends who cleared UPSC in last 2 years.

ALKA SHIROHI MAM’S board was there.

1)tell me a famous personality resembles your name- mam yuvrajsingh in crickret

2)do you inspire from him and why- yes mam because of his fight against cancer and I also like his style of batting.

3)do you remember the famous 6 sixes he hitted when and against which team- yes mam, against England and during t 20 world cup league matches

4)who was the bowler- straut broad

5)you played 2 nationals in hockey?- yes mam

6)give me some present Indian hockey players name- sardara singh is our captain and while laughing I tolg that mam there is also one player who resembles my name then she asked who? Then I told yuvraj walmiki from Maharashtra.

7) member 2) recently there was world record of hitting 400 sixes by one player?- yes sir he is SHAHID AFRIDI from Pakistan

8)what is Interpol and which agency is co ordinating with it in india- I told about Interpol but I was not sure about Indian agency which is co ordinating with it so once after guessing wrong I told them that I don’t know

9)you are coming from Gujarat where people usually don’t prefer to join these type of services then why u are here to join this service?- I told about my dream,schooling,family background as my reason to join this service.

10)don’t you want to join military even it is very prestigious job as well as good facilities and standard of living?- sir definitely I will join military if I get chance to join but if I am getting cpf(ac) then I will prefer this service only because of wide field of working and all.

11)m3) I will ask u from your graduation subject, ok?- yes sir 12)what is budget and why we make budget?

13)what is difference between direct tax and indirect tax? 14)what is difference between tax and fees?

15)what is the problem in our sample survey datas and what steps should be taken to correct it? 16)m4)the image of police force is not good in our society so what steps you will take to change it in positivity?

17)why Russian dis integration was blood less or low bloodshed?- sorry mam I don’t know

18)what is tried?- army,navy,air force combinely called as tried. 19)why we use nuclear submarines more now a days?

20)m5)what is UAV? What is its use? Why CRPF is using very much now a days in naxalite areas? 21)about night vision camaras used in UAV.

22)how many SAINIK SCHOOLS are there in Gujarat and why they are famous for? 23)what qualities you have in you so that we select you for this post? 24)chaiman) what is relation between inflation and growth?

25)what is stagflation and what Is more worst then stagflation?

26)during which time period world economy was suffering from high stagflation? 27) what is UNI POLAR and BI POLAR world?

28)so do you think our present world is UNI POLAR? No mam infact its multi polar. 29)how and give example?

Except budget n Interpol questions I was very satisfied with my answers and I got 104 marks in interview.

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

Interview was very normal and members were very very co ordinative.


Gs-121 English-61 Interview-104 Total-286


Q. How did you maintain the study-mood, motivation and tempo throughout this period? There are ups and downs- phases of mood swings, sometimes boredom and even depression. How did you fight that psychological battle? On an average, how many hours do you study?

I studied very seriously when I started prepration but after 1 year the pace was very slow but I retain that speed with the mode of entertainment and support from friends n family member and I give this credit to my respected mom n dad, without them it was impossible for me to clear this exam. Usually I studied for 8 to 10 hours on an average.

Service Preference

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


Career Backup

Q. If you were not selected, what was your career backup plan?

To join politics


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

Life is a battle, if u won then you are success person and if you loose then you are experienced person but in both way you gain something so most imp part is to fight this battle irrespective of thinking about result.

Dear aspirants- nothing in this world can stop you to get the thing which you desire very religiously and with 100% dedication so go ahead and strive to reach the point where your desires allow you to go.

Credit: Friends/family

My mom,dad,family members,friends are the real force behind my success. Guru laxmandasji was my power and energy during exams.

Bogus Marketing Propaganda

Did you use Mrunal.org for your preparation and if yes, how did it help you? And you can even reply “No”. I’ll publish your answer as it is.

No doubt Mrunalbhai, without you it was impossible for me to clear this exam and infact it was your site from where I got information for applying for this exam. You are just a guiding force for all our civil service aspirants and you are the reason for our success. I took full advantage of this blog while preparing for this exam.

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23 Comments on “[Topper’s Interview] CAPF-2012/ AIR-181 Yuvrajsinh Gohil, BA Economics, First Attempt, Gujarat”

  1. Congrats bro, i jitendra, do u remember we met at 11ssb allahabad in 16 march 2013, long live with your service, i know ths is not u r looking for, best of luck for civil services 2014,

  2. @rudeboy- thnkx bro…lolzzzz
    @jitendra-ya I remember u, thnkx bro n all d best to u too…

  3. dear yuvi, what is the right technique of long jump, can u elucidate it please? and these day wat r u doing man?

  4. Ya sure wil cal u on ur number…
    Best is 1st choose the leg in which u hv more power n then try to take last step on tht leg power n while jumping lie ur body as much forward bent as u can..
    N never put ur hand backside as a support aftr jumping othrws they wil consider as ur jump frm d hand whr u kept tht.
    All d best dear…

  5. this year i appeared into cpf-ac , i did well in both of the papers , in paper 2 there was not coloum of roll number , infact it was in examiner’s coloum. although a exminer had come with a sheet on which he was asking for fill roll number, answer sheet number and signature. i want to know that had we to make roll number coloum by myself. And tell me about paper 2 evaluation technique, last year in paper 2 how many questions u couldn’t solve , pls share

  6. @jitendra- great great n I wish this time u get through this exam very easily… all d best bro…
    I dnt knw abt column issue bt dnt wry abt tht cz u hv written ans sheet code in examiner column with ur roll no so they wil identify ur ans sheet.
    Abt english I attempted evrthng bt I got jst 61 marks so its better u ask othr successful candidate who got gud marks in english.

  7. Hi friends ..i m aspirants of cpf 2014..exam .plz giv ur suggestion about preepratio..is coaching s better option..or self study…nd if coaching..thn which one is good..in delhi mukhargee nagar…plz rply ..i m in dilema…

  8. yuvi, have u appeared in CDS 2 2013, results ve come now, have u given it, if given , we may meet soon , when your training is going to be started

  9. @jitendra- sorry bro i didnt gave cds this time.
    Congo to u n give ur best.
    Dnt knw about my training.

  10. @SURAJ- in delhi mukherjinagar is gud.
    Its nt compulsory to do class bcz u can prepare on ur own too wid d books above suggested.
    All d best..

  11. First of all congratulations!.. for ur phenomenal succes. I hope even I could cleared this exam too. I want to clear this upsc exam at any cost. I need the encouragement from the people like u..:)

  12. @himanshu- thnkx dear…
    Just do hard n smart work, sure u gonna get success today or 2mrw..
    All d best…:-)

  13. yuvraj sir, congratz for your achievement… sir, i want to clarify a doubt regarding to the physical and medical tests ( doubt regarding KNOCK KNEES)..
    my knees doesnt touch when i stand straight or if i stand in attention position.. but knees touches when standing in a V position with only heels touching.. will this condition cause any problems during the PET ??.. can you plz give an opinion sir ??

  14. @kannan-thnkx n congrates fr clearing d 1st stage.
    See knock knee is nt only abt touching knees or not touching bt they see some degree of diffrence between ur two legs while u stand in v shape so better dnt worry n prepare for physical bt jst go to any famous physician in ur city n show him once so tht u get conformed abt ur doubts n all.
    Infact during my medical my knees where touching bt i wz nt having knock knee n i asked crpf doctor who wz examing me while medical abt d logic of knock knees so he told tht if ur knees r touching dan at tht tym they see ur angle n degree between ur leg below d knees to decide tht weather u hv knock knees or not.
    I hope u got my point?
    All d best…:-)

    1. thanks a lot yuvraj sir, really thanks… ur reply gives me a great relief, i was bit concerned about it…

  15. @Yuvrajsinh Gohil : many many cogratulationsss..!!

    is there any weight relaxation during PET ?? i have cleared written part but i am 4 kg above max weight range and find it very difficult to come into the range(as its constant now and not decreasing even after hard workout in gym).
    Plss clarify so dat i wud conc. on other backup if it is very strict. Thanks in advance.

  16. @pannam- congrates to u too…
    They r strict bt they can let off 2 kgs bt u hv 4 kgs more so u hv to decrease atleast 2 more kgs….
    All d best:-)


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