UPSC Interview By Kapil Jindal
Name : Kapil Jindal
Interview Write-up : You have law and philosophy. is there any
connection between the two?
Me: yes sir both are related. both regulate the conduct of our life, though in
different ways. law regulates our conduct externally by providing for the
punishment for wrong conduct whereas philosophy regulates internally by
moral grounds for good behavior.
Interviewer: is providing punishment the philosophy of the entire law?
Me: No sir, it is basically the philosophy of criminal law.
Interviewer: tell something about international criminal law.
Me: sir, as such there is no codified international criminal law.
Interviewer: Have you heard about the international criminal court? What is the recent
controversy regarding its jurisdiction?
Me: Sir, i have heard about ICC but i do not have any idea about the controversy
regarding its jurisdiction.
Interviewer: you are from sirsa. it was earlier a part of hisar. do you have any idea
about the kinds of crops present there?
Me: Yes sir, cotton, barley, wheat, sarso are the main crops of our area.
Interviewer: do you know what is BT cotton?
Me: yes sir it is biotechnologically modified version of cotton and it helps in
increasing the production.
Interviewer: BT stands for?
Me: it stands for biotechnology
Interviewer: no, it is the name of the gene.
Me: sorry sir and thanks for correcting me.
Interviewer: tell me the chronology of police administration starting
Me: sir, i don't exactly know the chronology but i know that after constable
there is head constable-SHO-SDM-DSP-SP-SSP-DIG-IG.
Interviewer: Have u ever been to DC office.
Me: NO, SIR
Interviewer: you have philosophy. is it necessary to believe in god. is there any effect
on our moral values if don't believe in god?
Me: Sir, it is not necessary to believe in god but still it is good to be a
believer of god. a belier in god is generally good at moral values.
Interviewer: you mean to say that all the people who don't believe in god are not moral?
Me: sorry sir, but i did not mean that. we believe in god only for the purpose of
giving some objectivity to our morality otherwise it will become difficult to
Interviewer: there is no need to believe in god as the locus of moral values. who
holds the view?
Me: sir, Charvaka hold this view .
Interviewer: ok kapil u can leave now.
Me: thank u sir, good evening.
Exam Interview Details : IAS Mains 2007 Interview
Subjects Taken : Law and Philosophy
Date : 31-Mar-2008
Interview Board : Purshottam Aggarwal
Result of Interview : Not Qualified
City : Sirsa, Haryana