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Detailed Application Form(DAF)

Name - Sitra Akand

DOB - 13th September 1991
Roll Num - 000568
Birth Place Anantapur, AP
Hometown - Kurnool, AP
Mother Tongue - Telugu

Optional - Public Administration Language - Hindi

10th - Kendriya Vidyalaya ASC Centre, Bangalore - 92.6% (CBSE)(2007)
12th - Kendriya Vidyalaya ASC Centre, Bangalore - 92.4% (CBSE)(2009)
B Tech in Biotechnology - IIT Madras - 7.55 (2013)
Employment - Sabre Holdings, ITPL, Bangalore

a) Medal National Cyber Olympiad AIR 225 by National Science Foundation.2008
b) KVPY 2009 Cleared. Offered to join IISER.
c)ING Vysya Bank Employees Org Medals for Outstanding Performance in 10th and 12th
(2007, 2009)

Games/Sports -
a) Running Chennai MARG Half Marathon, 10km. Joy Run By I Love My Mother Earth NGO
7km. Aid India NGO Eureka 5km run.

b) Cycling Chennai to Mahabalipuram 100km in one day. Chennai to Kovalam 60km.

c) Gold in Cricket, Kabaddi and Kho Kho in school level competitions 2006

Positions of Leadership -
a) Events Core(Head), Biofest 2012 Biotech Depts first fest.
b) Core Al Gore Sustainable Tech Venture Competition 2011
c) Coordinator NSS Environmentally Conscious Group 2010
d) Coordinator Shaastra Impact(Annual Technical Festival) Social Innovation Challenge
e) Hostel Ambassador Sustainability Network 2010

a) Cycling.
b) Yoga I have been doing yoga since 1999 2nd standard.

Order of Preference - IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS(C), IRS(IT), IAAS etc.
Cadre Preference - Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala etc.

This is exactly what I wrote in the DAF.

Pen used(Many aspirants asked me this) - Cello Nice (Rs.5)
Paper used - A4 Sheet

The 30 Books Ive Read

1. The Last Lecture - Randy Pausch
2. Its not about the bike - Lance Armstrong
3. Tuesdays with morrie - Mitch Albom
4. The Fakir - Ruzbeh N. Bharucha
5. Bureaucrazy gets crazier : IAS Unmasked - M.K. Kaw
6. Five minds of the future - Howard Gardner
7. Everyday greatness - Stephen Covey
8. Jaya - Mahabharata - Devdutt Pattanaik
9. Five people you meet in heaven - Mitch Albom
10. Siddhartha - Hermann Hesse
11. The Secret - Rhonda Byrne
12. TTD Venkateshwaras mahatyam and stories.
13. The Insiders (IAS) view - Javid Chowdhary
14. Walking with lions(IFS) - Natwar Singh
15. I Dare(IPS) - Kiran Bedi
16. The Book of Ram - Devadutt Pattanaik
17. Understanding Islam
18. Anne Franks Diary
19. Swami Vivekananda
20. District Administration(IAS) - N P Nawani
21. The Hindus - An Alternative History - Wendy Doniger
22. Shiva Maha Puranam.
23. You are unique - APJ Abdul Kalam
24. My experiments with truth - M.K. Gandhi
25. Yoga - Step by step.
26. Between the Assassinations - Aravind Adiga
27. A Game of Thrones - George R R Martin
28. Immortals of Meluha - Amish Tripathi
29. The Communist Manifesto - Karl Marx and F Engels
30. And the Mountains Echoed - Khaled Hosseini

The 5000km Ive Travelled

1. Bangalore - Shirdi - Bangalore (1000 + 1000)
2. Bangalore - Vijayawada - Khammam - Bhadrachalam - Bangalore (650+200+200+650)
3. Bangalore - Tirupathi - Kanipakam - Sri Kalahasthi - Bangalore (700)
4. Bangalore - Delhi - Varanasi - Bangalore (2150 + 850 + 1800)
5. Bangalore - Tirumala - Bangalore (600)

Total - 5000(Excluding Interview) + 5000(Bangalore - Delhi - Varanasi - Chennai - Bangalore) =
10000km in 125 Days

The 15 delicacies Ive cooked

Peppered poached eggs with sliced apples, oranges and bananas. Tomato ketchup to go with
the poached eggs.

Buttered and toasted brown bread with peppered buttery scrambled egg and a half-boiled
bulls-eye omlete. A slice of tomato to garnish and tomato ketchup for taste. Accompanied by a
pitcher of coke.

Bread fried upma with oranges as appetisers and tomato ketchup for taste.

Indian-Chinese italian spaghetti laced with a smiley-faced tomato puree

Potato wedges, french fries, vanilla drops and tomato ketchup as side-dish. Buttered brown
bread sandwich with smashed potato filling. Kurkure paws as an addition for extra crunchiness.

Rhombus shaped inner omlete and concentric fried brown bread.

Carefully geometrically sliced boiled eggs garnished with pepper and tomato slices.

Fried boiled eggs, sliced and egg-dipped brown bread, omlete paniyaram(ponganam) (google)
and cut fruits. Tomato ketchup dip as an addition.
Egg Art - The art of painting on eggs.


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