Importance of Thought Process in
UPSC Personality Test Exam
Interview is slightly different from your
prelims and mains examination. It is not a
test of your knowledge, because your knowledge and information already tested in
Prelims and Mains. They have already confirmed that you are very good at
expression, memory, analysis and writing.
Now what they want to test is your qualities as an officer.
When you will sit in a chair of an officer, how you will take the decisions. They
will see you as future administrators, and they try to fit you into the frame of
an administrator. They want to test that how far you qualified for that
framework or eligible for the post.
Now the first Mantra is that Know Yourself and Present
yourself, as you are. So it is basically a test of your personality. How you
think, tackle issues, face pressures. If you see the patterns of few interviews
are very tense interviews where interviewer starts questioning about topics
which you are not familiar with, then he catches you in the corner, then he ask
further questions goes deep down and then tries to corner you regarding the