DIAS (Delhi Institute for Administrative Services) Personal Interview Guidance Programme (PIGP) 

A.R.Kohli (Former Governor of Mizoram),
Renowned VAJPAYEE SIR & Team.
on 16th March.

The focus of our Personal Interview Guidance Programme (PIGP) is the exactly refinement of Individual Personality by defining novel ways of presentation, communication, emotional stability, social intelligence, body language, and ways of answering before UPSC Interview Board.

Interview or the Personality Test is the final step of the Civil Services selection process.Interview or the Personality Test carries 275 marks (with no minimum qualifying marks).The maximum marks for interview are 275. A score over 200 is considered a high score. Marks obtained by the candidates in the Mains Examination (written exam) as-well-as Interview would determine their final ranking. Candidates will be allotted to the various services keeping in view their ranks in the Examination and the preferences expressed by them for the various services and posts.

The UPSC 2016 Mains qualified candidates will be called for personality test/ interview scheduled to be held on March 20, 2017. Personality Test of these candidates is likely to commence from March 20, 2017. Personality Tests will be held in the Office of the Union Public Service Commission at Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069.The schedule usually consists of two slots per day. The Forenoon slot begins by 9 AM while the afternoon slot beings by 2 AM.

The board usually consist of 5 people. The chairperson sits in the center while the other members of panel (senior officers/educationists, psychologists, eminent personalities etc.)
are seated two on either side of the chairperson. The chairperson begins with the questions and will guide the other members to continue the interview.

The duration of the interview is typically 30 minutes -/+ 5 minutes. The range of questions will include questions on hobby and their practical application, why he/she wishes to join the civil services, candidate’s opinion on international relations, knowledge about candidate’s education, current affairs, optional subject, current/historic issues, issues of the state candidate belongs to, etc. They may also provide the situation based question and seek the candidates’ opinion/response on the same.

DIAS PIGP Programme

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