IAS Success Stories and Interviews


“I just kept moving on my path and focussed all attention on the goal” says first attempt achiever Kumar Harsh (AIR 43; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 7th August 2016  

‘Beginner’s Mindset’ encapsulates all the aspirations and enthusiasm and if one remains focussed, it is not difficult to understand the intricacies involved in Civil Services Examination preparation.

Success in first attempt is motivating and as Kumar Harsh got inspired by some previous year’s toppers; now with his scintillating success he has also joined the bandwagon and his success will motivate thousands of future aspirants to take a plunge and come out victorious in first attempt.


Last Update Saturday 11th March 2017

11-03-2017
“I could give my best as my parent’s sacrifice was a major motivating factor” says Ravindra Khatale, IAS

On Tuesday 2nd August 2016  

When you take some steps for career development, first you plan, then initiate actions and slowly advance towards the target.

While working with automobile industry, Khatale Ravindra Dnyaneshwar set a goal for career in Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and with focus and hard work, accomplished it in very first attempt.


Last Update Saturday 11th March 2017

11-03-2017
“Ensure that the motivation and drive to join Civil Service should emanate from self” says 52nd Rank Richie Pandey

On Monday 1st August 2016  

Richie Pandey, B.E. from NSIT, Delhi University (2010), MBA from FMS, Delhi University (2013) focused his attention on making career in ‘Civil services’ immediately after completing MBA. After all, he had the most valuable source of advice for examination strategy first, his father and second, his friend, Munish Sharma (AIR 2, CSE 2013).

He secured 52nd rank in Civil Services Examination and accomplished his mission.


Last Update Saturday 11th March 2017

11-03-2017
“It is indeed going to be a shorter time-period for accomplishing the task if one is really focused and dedicated”, says Khumanthem Diana Devi (AIR 24; CSE 2015)

On Friday 17th June 2016  

In her second attempt a Manipuri girl, Khumanthem Diana Devi, has cleared Civil Services Examination 2015 and with 24th rank in her kitty, she is all set to start a promising career in Indian Administrative Services (IAS).

Being JRF, Diana had opportunity to pursue career in academics and had cracked Indian Forest Services Examination as well, but career in esteemed ‘Civil Services’ was her ultimate goal.


Last Update Tuesday 7th March 2017

07-03-2017
“Civil Services offer the best opportunity to serve the society and make tangible change to it: says Shilpi (AIR 198; CSE 2015)

On Friday 17th June 2016  

As soon as Shilpi completed graduation, she had many options open; but, her focus was on career in ‘Civil Services’.  Parents supported her decision and her brother was so confident that he said, “Shilpi, your selection is on cards”.


Last Update Tuesday 7th March 2017

07-03-2017
“One needs to stick around until you accomplish the Goal”, says Kshama Mishra (AIR 172; CSE 2015)

On Saturday 18th June 2016  

In her fourth attempt, Kshama Mishra has achieved success in Civil Services Examination 2015 and has grabbed 172th rank in the merit-list. She had kept her own subject Literature of Hindi Language as optional subject.


Last Update Tuesday 7th March 2017

07-03-2017
“Hard work, smart study and self-belief worked for me in getting the career I chose for me” says Sarneet Kaur Broca (AIR 39; CSE 2015)

On Tuesday 9th August 2016  

Sarneet Kaur Broca, B.Tech, Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Delhi) has grabbed 39th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.

It was her third attempt and she picked Chemistry as optional subject.


Last Update Saturday 21st January 2017

21-01-2017
"When inspiration comes from someone close, it becomes easier to achieve", says Amit Pal Sharma (AIR 17; CSE 2015)

On Wednesday 25th May 2016  

For success in Civil Services Examination if you have a strong desire and then, you have family members to support you, the pressure is off as you commence preparation. With success of my brother Ajay Pal Sharma (IPS) it became easier for me to plan for Civil Services Examination preparation and motivation from my father and my brother helped me sail through. 


Last Update Saturday 21st January 2017

21-01-2017
“Besides my all activities one thing that helped me in putting my heart and soul in to preparation was my fitness” says 327th rank Jitesh V Patil

On Tuesday 26th July 2016  

For an IITian, it has been a journey that has been extended a little long as Jitesh V Patil accomplished his dream of becoming IAS in his third attempt.

He secured 327th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015 and had kept Mechanical Engineering as optional subject.


Last Update Saturday 21st January 2017

21-01-2017
“Besides academics, it is a test of one's patience and perseverance” says Rachit Rawat (IFS, CSE 2015)

On Sunday 31st July 2016  

A commerce graduate, Rachit Rawat has cracked Civil Services Examination 2015 and has got a post in Indian Foreign Service (IFS). It was his second attempt.

In earlier attempt also he tasted success and was allocated Indian Postal Service in first attempt.


Last Update Saturday 21st January 2017

21-01-2017
Showing courage for appearing in Civil Services Examination at an age of 28 was not an easy decision, says Nitin Sangwan (AIR 28; CSE 2015)

On Monday 11th July 2016  

Commencing career with computer software giant Infosys, married for 4 years and father of little princess aged 3 – all factors that force a common youth to put-off plans for venturing into something extra-ordinary and shifting focus on foray in to Civil Services Examination.

But, 32 years old Nitin Sangwan has woven a different story and has achieved brilliant success by achieving 28th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Monday 2nd January 2017

02-01-2017
“I was surrounded by influencers - my family members who always encouraged me to perform”, says Jatin Lal (AIR 42; CSE 2015)

On Tuesday 12th July 2016  

It is quite easy to succumb or to escape from the tough situations; but, if you are determined and are surrounded by positive people who constantly challenge you to move forward, chances are it may take a little longer; but, in the end you will emerge as a champion.

One such winner is Jatin Lal, who fulfilled the commitment he has made to himself as much needed push in career progression has given him a place in the coveted Indian Administrative Services (IAS)


Last Update Monday 2nd January 2017

02-01-2017
Don’t cloud mind with destructive thoughts like “what if I don’t make it”, says Vidhya Sagar Naidu V (AIR 101; CSE 2015)

On Thursday 14th July 2016  

Just charm of the ‘IAS’ is one thing and motivation from all corners to just go for ‘All India Services’ is something that resulted in progressive consequence and following the dreams, Vasana Vidhya Sagar Naidu has lived up to expectations of his family and friends and has posted a brilliant success in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Monday 2nd January 2017

02-01-2017
Pursuit of a Goal should have a reason strong enough to keep you motivated throughout the journey, says Surbendu Thakur (AIR 247; CSE 2015)

On Friday 15th July 2016  

When we talk of career opportunities, we aim the top most service and make choices as per aptitude and interests. For Surbendu Thakur it was an aim to make career in Group ‘A’ services and at last, he achieved it in his fourth attempt.

With 247th Rank in Civil Services Examination 2015 Surbendu got Indian Revenue Service (IRS) that was his second preference after IAS and he is relaxed with the outcome.


Last Update Monday 2nd January 2017

02-01-2017
“Consistency and Patience helped me get through the Civil Services Examination” says Vinit Agarwal (AIR 128; CSE 2015)

On Wednesday 20th July 2016  

A Mechanical Engineer, Vinit Agarwal has cracked Civil Services Examination 2015 in his second attempt and has secured 128th rank in the Merit-List.

 


Last Update Monday 2nd January 2017

02-01-2017
“My good writing skills and mastery over optional subject ensured Success” said Rohitashva Singh Tomar (First Attempt Achiever)

On Friday 29th July 2016  

As it is quite common, fear of failure keeps lots of candidates on the sidelines and lack of clarity of goal results in procrastination. Usually, what happens, talented youngsters wait for the right time and with subsequent knowledge perk up and by learning skills, build a strong foundation and at appropriate occasion accomplish the task in style.

Rohitashva Singh Tomar waited patiently till he got conviction to appear and in his first attempt cracked Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Monday 2nd January 2017

02-01-2017
“The internet is surely an under-acknowledged ocean of information that most candidates actually rely on” says 270th rank Bandla Dinesh Aditya

On Thursday 21st July 2016  

Civil Services Examination has a class of its own and many a times candidates remain mystified about success in this examination. It took good five attempts for Bandla Dinesh Aditya to decode it as he gripped 270th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Monday 2nd January 2017

02-01-2017
For working candidates, Perseverance is the only Key to Success in Civil Services Examination, Says R Vaithinathan (AIR 37; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 19th June 2016  

For a self-motivated doctor finding his way toward destination was not at all easy.

While preparing for Civil Services Examination this Puducherry boy R Vaithinathan was working and managed all in such a way that he cracked CSE 2015 in style and grabbed 37th rank.

No doubt, it took a little longer; but, after failing in last four attempts, he made a strong comeback and secured a rank that ensures post in Indian Administrative Services (IAS).


Last Update Friday 23rd December 2016

23-12-2016
“Self-believe and a positive frame of mind towards success keeps you glued to the purpose” says Neha Meena, (IAS, CSE 2015)

On Sunday 31st July 2016  

Immediately after completing engineering degree in 2014 from NSIT, Delhi Neha Meena appeared in Civil Services Examination 2015 and emerged victorious in very first attempt.

She has qualified for coveted Indian Administrative Service (IAS).


Last Update Friday 23rd December 2016

23-12-2016
“My not-so-educated parents' staunch belief in role of education to bring change in lives has been the greatest factor in my Success” says 41st Rank Shailesh Kumar

On Wednesday 10th August 2016  

Shailesh Kumar, B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur 2009) has secured 41st Rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.

It was his third attempt that got his the desired post. Earlier, in both occasions, Shailesh cleared the examination; CSE 2013 he got 808th rank that got him Indian Revenue Services (C&CE) and in CSE 2014 he got 854th Rank.

In all these attempts, Shailesh has kept Sociology as optional subject.


Last Update Friday 23rd December 2016

23-12-2016
“With patience and perseverance only I could prove my self-worth and took all setbacks as process of learning and growing” says 132nd rank Swapnil G Wankhade

On Saturday 23rd July 2016  

With motivation from his father and lots of encouragement and support from friends, Swapnil G Wankhade made it to Indian Administrative Services (IAS) in his fourth attempt.

He secured 132nd rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Friday 23rd December 2016

23-12-2016
“When I started Civil Services Examination preparation, I couldn’t see the future; but, I gave it all that I have” says 46th rank Saurabh Gaharwar

On Tuesday 19th July 2016  

While lots of talented youth find excuse of working, being married and other obligations to cover their inability to set Goals; a few achievers set an example for others to follow.

Saurabh Gaharwar, pursuing senior residency at AIIMS has secured 46th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015 and accomplished the task in his first attempt itself.


Last Update Sunday 18th December 2016

18-12-2016
"Optional subject has got power to make or break your dreams", says Misha Singh (AIR 64; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 17th July 2016  

Misha Singh, a Law graduate from National Law University, Lucknow and an ardent fan of RBI Governor, Raghuram Rajan has cracked Civil Services Examination 2015 in her third attempt and has secured 64th rank.

She had kept faith in her own subject - Law that she picked as optional subject.


Last Update Thursday 15th September 2016

15-09-2016
Success in Civil Services Examination can come only through ‘Planned Hard-work’ says Tina Dabi (AIR 1; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 15th May 2016  

For a 22 year old girl, topping Civil Services Examination is a dream come true and it was unbelievable when she first checked her result to find her name at the top of the merit-list in her first encounter with this examination. It is a well-deserved success for her as she has put in planned hard-work.


Last Update Monday 18th July 2016

18-07-2016
Beginners are susceptible to traps; but, being vigil, you can bring back your preparation on track; says Saloni (AIR 22, CSE 2015)

On Sunday 10th July 2016  

Saloni Rai, a commerce graduate had a short stint with the corporate world; but, soon realized the importance of ‘Civil Services’ that offers such a diversity in the scope of work.

Her foray in to Civil Services Examination started with 2013 exam and she cleared all the three continuous attempts she took; while initial two attempt got her ranks lower in the merit-list, this third attempt accomplished her task and she got 22nd rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Monday 11th July 2016

11-07-2016
“If you are constantly challenging yourself, the progression is there for the taking” says Annapurna Garg (AIR 68; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 10th July 2016  

Passion for career in ‘Civil Services’ lures attention of educated and aspiring youth and Annapurna Garg is no exception. She took first attempt barely 5 days after completion of post-graduation and appeared in Civil Services Examination 2013 lacking effective preparation.

But, soon she realized the mistake and prepared efficiently and wrote Main Examination in CSE 2014; but, fell short of few marks to clear it.

In her 3rd attempt, she cleared Civil Services Examination 2015 and has secured 68th Rank in the merit-list.


Last Update Sunday 10th July 2016

10-07-2016
“Dedication, Discipline and Determination will surely bring you success” says Bidisha (AIR 210; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 26th June 2016  

Bidisha, B.E in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, has cracked Civil Services Examination 2015 and has secured 210th rank.

In her first attempt, her Essay performance was howler as she got only 60 marks. This time, she cared for the areas that needed attention and put up a show that helped her succeed and secured a decent rank.


Last Update Thursday 30th June 2016

30-06-2016
"A strategy, smart work and consistency will help you crack IAS Exam" says Saurabh (AIR 142; CSE 2015)

On Thursday 23rd June 2016  

For a consistent campaigner, luck opened the door in his fourth attempt as Saurabh emerged successful in Civil Services Examination 2015. He secured 142nd rank.


Last Update Thursday 30th June 2016

30-06-2016
“Knowing the facts and requirements at each stage of examination makes things manageable as well as more productive”, says Ashish Tiwari (AIR 6; CSE 2015)

On Friday 24th June 2016  

Ashish Tiwari is one of the candidates who thought of ‘Civil Services’ when it clicked to him and prepared without caring for others; moved along the path with his own understanding of the things and produced a brilliant success by securing 6th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Thursday 30th June 2016

30-06-2016
“Having a strong motivation, self-belief and perseverance is the key to my success” Samir Saurabh (AIR 127; CSE 2015)

On Saturday 25th June 2016  

In his fourth attempt, Samir Saurabh, a B.Tech in Computer Science has cracked Civil Services Examination 2015 and has secured 127th Rank.

He had Anthropology as optional subject.


Last Update Saturday 25th June 2016

25-06-2016
“Success is not that easy; you have to work hard and smart to crack Civil Services Examination”, says Shrikrishnanath Panchal (AIR 16; CSE 2015)

On Friday 24th June 2016  

Shrikrishnanath B Panchal, a doctor, has secured 16th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.

It was his 3rd attempt and he has gone ahead with his own subject ‘Medical science’ as optional subject.


Last Update Friday 24th June 2016

24-06-2016
“Any failure doesn’t define you as a failure” believes Siddharth Jain (AIR 13, CSE 2015)

On Tuesday 17th May 2016  

Civil Services Examination is tough and everyone knows it well. Any unpleasant outcome in previous attempt does not establish you as failure.

You need to analyze and find the reason behind obstructions. Disappointment comes with such failures; but, with confidence and consistency in efforts, you can achieve anything.


Last Update Thursday 23rd June 2016

23-06-2016
Be courageous and put in your soul to achieve your goals, says Dr. Indu Jakhar (AIR 30; CSE 2015)

On Wednesday 18th May 2016  

In her 2nd attempt Dr. Indu Jakhar has made her family proud by securing 30th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.

As she took her first attempt immediately after completing graduation, some gaps were left, but, she considered it as stepping stone to success.


Last Update Thursday 23rd June 2016

23-06-2016
Civil Services Examination is not an exam; now, it is a social obsession; says Jasmeet Singh Sandhu (AIR 3; CSE 2015)

On Monday 16th May 2016  

The craze for Civil Services Examination is not limited to candidates only; your family, friends and close ones expect you to take a plunge and wish to see you emerge successful says Jasmeet Singh Sandhu who secured third rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Thursday 23rd June 2016

23-06-2016
Civil Services Examination is about ‘You’; so, get-up-and-go for it, says Artika Shukla (AIR 4; CSE 2015)

On Thursday 19th May 2016  

Artika Shukla, a doctor has secured 4th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.

Her secret of success: "For success in Civil Services Examination, clarity about the exam-plan and understanding intricacies involved helps the most."


Last Update Thursday 23rd June 2016

23-06-2016
"Be original; whatever you read try to internalize and do lots of writing practice for success in Civil Services Examination", says Lokesh Mishra (AIR 44, CSE 2015)

On Friday 17th June 2016  

Lokesh Mishra is the youngest among them 4 brothers and sisters who have made it to the ‘Civil Services’ in last three years. He has secured 44th rank in the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Friday 17th June 2016

17-06-2016
My ‘Personal Preparation Manifesto’ helped me crack Civil Services Examination says Gandharva Rathore (AIR 93; CSE 2015)

On Saturday 11th June 2016  

Gandharva Rathore has secured 93rd Rank in Civil Services Examination 2015. It was her second attempt and her optional subject was Commerce & Accountancy.


Last Update Wednesday 15th June 2016

15-06-2016
"Civil Services Examination is a mental game of perseverance", says Lakshay Sharma (AIR 222; CSE 2015)

On Wednesday 15th June 2016  

Lakshay Sharma from Chandigarh is just 25 year old and has been obsessive about career in ‘Civil Services’. In 4 attempts he has undertaken, out of these cracked Civil Services Examination 3 times. He has secured 222nd rank in Civil Services Examination 2015 with History as optional subject.


Last Update Wednesday 15th June 2016

15-06-2016
Anuradha Pal (62nd Rank) is IAS Topper with Hindi Medium in Civil Services Examination 2015

On Tuesday 24th May 2016  

When there is doubts and uncertainties about Hindi medium performance in Civil Services Examination, Anuradha Pal (AIR 62; CSE 2015) has achieved brilliant success with Hindi Medium. Despite rural background, lack of resources and with no knowledge about the intricacies involved, she has moved toward her goal step-by-step.


Last Update Sunday 12th June 2016

12-06-2016
"If I can clear Civil Services Examination, anyone can do it"; says Premsukh Delu (AIR 170; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 12th June 2016  

Coming from rural background and cracking the prestigious Civil Services Examination in second attempt shows his grit and determination. And what worked for him – Honesty and will to succeed.


Last Update Sunday 12th June 2016

12-06-2016
My father has been my idol and source of inspiration, says Anshul Kumar (AIR 293; CSE 2015)

On Tuesday 7th June 2016  

Anshul Kumar, B.Tech. (Electrical Enginneering) from MNNIT, Allahabad has cracked the Civil Services Examination 2015 and has secured 293rd rank. He also got selected this year in Indian Forest Services (IFoS 2015).


Last Update Tuesday 7th June 2016

07-06-2016
“I commenced my preparation with a clear-cut strategy and moved as per my plan” says Aayush Garg (AIR-63; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 29th May 2016  

For a qualified Chartered Accountant, venturing into Civil Services Examination was like grabbing major opportunity when it occurred. For Aayush Garg (AIR-63; CSE 2015), success in first attempt is no less than a mesmerizing moment of life; after all he achieving what he aspired for that too in style.


Last Update Tuesday 7th June 2016

07-06-2016
“After my success in previous attempt, I gained a clear sense of the direction my endeavor is going in” says ATHAR AAMIR UL SHAFI KHAN (AIR 2; CSE 2015)

On Wednesday 25th May 2016  

Success in Civil Services Examination is never easy; but, if you are capable and committed, it is with in your reach. One such youngster from a remote area in Kashmir Athar Aamir Ul Shafi Khan has achieved a brilliant success in Civil Services Examination 2015 and grabbed 2nd rank.


Last Update Tuesday 7th June 2016

07-06-2016
“I believe, Commerce background candidates score over others on ‘Sheer Guts’ ” says Aayush Garg (AIR 63; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 5th June 2016  

A lot of Commerce background candidates shy away from Civil Services Examination and just give up without even giving it a try. Aayush Garg (AIR 63; CSE 2015) has given solid reasons for success and how Commerce background candidates can chart out their strategies for Civil Services Examination.


Last Update Monday 6th June 2016

06-06-2016
“I was looking at a career that gives me satisfaction for another 35 years of professional life, says Ansul Agarwal (AIR 47; CSE 2015)

On Sunday 5th June 2016  

For an Engineer from IIT Mumbai, Anshul Agarwal journey towards career in ‘Civil Services’ has been as usual with lots of ups and downs. He has secured 47th rank in the merit-list.


Last Update Sunday 5th June 2016

05-06-2016
‘Know thyself’ and find ways to work on your weakness and maintain your strengths, says Dr. Ravi Mittal (AIR 61; CSE 2015)

On Monday 30th May 2016  

Dr. Ravi Mittal, thrilled with prospects success in Civil Services Examination offers, decided to go for an attempt as soon as he became eligible for it i.e. internship period in MBBS and achieved success in the first attempt.


Last Update Monday 30th May 2016

30-05-2016
I was not alone on this journey, my family was my support system; says Anurag Chander Sharma (AIR 11; CSE 2015)

On Monday 16th May 2016  

With his roots in Baijnath (Himachal Pradesh), an engineer Anurag Chander Sharma has produced outstanding result and has grabbed 11th rank in Civil Services Examination 2015.


Last Update Tuesday 24th May 2016

24-05-2016
Keep trying, we don’t get opportunities again and again; says 21st Rank Shalini Duhan

On Monday 16th May 2016  

Shalini Duhan, a girl from a village (Shahrmalpur, District Panipat, Haryana) has not only become a role model for her brother; but, also for many others who have caliber; but, adverse circumstances stops them from coming to the fore.


Last Update Wednesday 18th May 2016

18-05-2016
When I look back at my actions and decisions, consistency in study-plan helped me the most; says Siddhartha Yadav (1st Rank; UP PCS 2015)

On Thursday 17th March 2016  

Sharing his success-plan Siddhartha Yadav (1st Rank; UP PCS) said, "this time I was focussed and concentrated on Main (written) examination so that I could score well. Even interview went off well and I was expecting good rank but, finding my name on top was really pleasant surprise."


Last Update Friday 18th March 2016

18-03-2016
‘IAS’ is not a vague wish, it was my personal career choice, says Rachit Raj (AIR 3, CSE 2013)

On Thursday 19th June 2014  

A meritorious student all throughout, Rachit 24, has secured 3rd rank in civil Services Examination 2013 in his first attempt.


Last Update Wednesday 11th February 2015

11-02-2015
“Success is inevitable if one is capable, focused and works hard”, says Medha Roopam (AIR 10, CSE 2013)

On Sunday 20th July 2014  

Among three women candidates in top ten, Medha Roopam has secured 10th rank in Civil services Examination 2013. A sports enthusiast, a shooter, Medha has played Nationals and advice future aspirants to keep fit and refreshed with the sports one likes. She accomplished her goal in second attempt with Psychology as optional subject.


Last Update Saturday 16th August 2014

16-08-2014
Essentially, it is my inquisitive nature that has shaped my life” says Johny Tom Varghese (AIR 8, CSE 2013)

On Saturday 19th July 2014  

Perseverance pays in Civil Services examination but, for Johny Tom Varghese (8th rank) more than anything else, it is his way of life that has contributed the most for success in Civil Services Examination 2013. Most of the knowledge he has accumulated has come not just by reading; but, with practical experience and through discussions with people around.


Last Update Sunday 20th July 2014

20-07-2014
Aspirations and values help in achieving anything in life, says Chanchal Rana (AIR 7, CSE 2013)

On Sunday 22nd June 2014  

7th rank, Chanchal Rana from NALCO Nagar (Orissa) has cracked the most prestigious Civil Services Examination 2013 in his third attempt. He is of the opinion that Civil Services Examination preparation gives you chance to learn and improve your awareness level so much that you can be successful in any sphere of life.


Last Update Sunday 20th July 2014

20-07-2014
Call it coincidence or luck; but, my way to IAS has been fashioned like my inspiration, says Sakshi Sawhney (AIR 6, CSE 2013)

On Saturday 19th July 2014  

Deeply touched with the needs of masses Sakshi Sawhney, changed her mind to appear in Civil Services Examination by leaving rewarding career opportunity that corporate world offers. She has secured 6th rank in Civil Services Examination and has shown true fighting spirit as she missed selection in her previous attempt due to very low marks in Essay Paper.


Last Update Sunday 20th July 2014

20-07-2014
“Stay confident and focused on the examination needs” says Dr. Bharti Dixit (AIR 5, CSE 2013)

On Sunday 13th July 2014  

Dr. Bharti Dixit, a medico, working with NDMC (Health Department) in Central Delhi has achieved 5th rank in civil Services Examination 2013. Incidentally, she is the only woman among top five ranks and the most commendable thing is that she has done it in her first attempt.


Last Update Tuesday 15th July 2014

15-07-2014
Assess your capabilities as well as your limitations and prepare accordingly, says Santosh Kumar Roy (Hindi Medium - AIR 107, CSE 2013)

On Tuesday 8th July 2014  

Keeping the hopes of Hindi medium candidates alive, Santosh Kumar Roy has achieved this brilliant success in Civil Services Examination 2013 and has secured 107th rank in merit-list. It was his third attempt.


Last Update Monday 14th July 2014

14-07-2014
IAS in first attempt was not a cakewalk; but, it was neither like climbing a mountain; says, Saloni Sidana (AIR 74, CSE 2013)

On Sunday 22nd June 2014  

In her first attempt, achieving 74th rank in Civil Services Examination 2013 is not a small feat. Saloni Sidana has set an example that with proper guidance and by putting in hard-work, anyone can achieve the goal. Being a doctor, she has produced this brilliant result with Law as optional subject.


Last Update Monday 14th July 2014

14-07-2014
Support and motivation from Parents and friends helped me perform; says Prem Ranjan Singh (AIR 62, CSE 2013)

On Sunday 22nd June 2014  

B Tech from NIT Allahabad, Prem Ranjan Singh started his career with Ashok Layland Limited where he worked for 3 years. This success has finally come to him in his 4th attempt.


Last Update Sunday 22nd June 2014

22-06-2014
Plan to prepare for IAS was special to me; says Mrinal Chawla (AIR 156, CSE 2013)

On Saturday 14th June 2014  

Mrinal Chawla, 26, has secured 156th rank in Civil Services Examination 2013 in his first attempt. With not much of know-how about preparation, with full determination Mrinal just commenced preparation with proper guidance and produced this wonderful result.


Last Update Saturday 21st June 2014

21-06-2014
Decoding secret of success is nothing but an illusion - Munish Sharma (AIR 2, CSE 2013)

On Saturday 21st June 2014  

Sharing the secret for success, Munish Sharma (AIR 2, CSE 2013) revealed that there is nothing that is secret. I was focused on an effective preparation rather than worrying about the new syllabus and newer things that have come in domain of General Studies.


Last Update Saturday 21st June 2014

21-06-2014
“Quest to do something meaningful brought me back” says Gaurav Agrawal (AIR 1, CSE 2013)

On Thursday 19th June 2014  What Gaurav has achieved clearly establishes the fact that the new generation has a very different outlook on life and they demonstrate strong commitment and urge to make their life more meaningful.
Last Update Thursday 19th June 2014

19-06-2014
Although, I got success now, tone of efforts remained consistent in both attempts; says, Munish Sharma (AIR 2, CSE 2013)

On Friday 13th June 2014  For a youngster, hailing from a middle-class family securing 2nd rank in Civil Services Examination has been a well-deserved accomplishment of the goal which he had set during his school days.
Last Update Saturday 14th June 2014

14-06-2014
2nd rank Munish Sharma’s Success-Mantra: “Do the right things that can help in success”

On Saturday 14th June 2014  Munish Sharma voiced his opinion on many areas that matters a lot for any candidate aspiring for the Civil Services Examination. He also responded to why he left such a lucrative job with KPMG and reason for his foray in to CSE.
Last Update Saturday 14th June 2014

14-06-2014
There is no short cut to success, says Neha Prakash (AIR 22, CSE 2011)

On Friday 18th May 2012  For many, Civil Services Examination is a mystery. But, talented and brilliant candidates unlock these mysteries with sheer dedication and hard work.
Last Update Friday 10th January 2014

10-01-2014
Positive Attitude is important while preparing for Civil Services Exam, says Vandana AIR 8, CSE 2012

On Thursday 13th June 2013  For Vandana, this brilliant success has been no less than a surprise. Despite all odds, she only worked hard in her first attempt for Civil Services Examination and being unaware of benchmarks, she was again preparing for coming Preliminary Examination 2013 seriously.
Last Update Thursday 13th June 2013

13-06-2013
“People do change the world; all one need is a strong will” says 11th rank Mayur Dixit

On Thursday 13th June 2013  Mayur Dixit (AIR-11, CSE 2012) has reached the pinnacle of success by achieving top ranks in the Civil Services Examination and with career in Indian Administrative Service in his fold, has come close to what he feels would give him the utmost satisfaction in life.
Last Update Thursday 13th June 2013

13-06-2013
“I believe in giving my 100 per cent to one thing at a time, and it was Civil Service Exam” says, 14th rank Debasweta

On Thursday 13th June 2013  For a 22 year girl from Noida, the road to success in Civil Services Examination had been relatively easier as she cracked the Civil Services Examination 2012 in her first encounter and secured 14th rank in the merit-list. For her, it looked easy as before commencing study-plan, she was clear in her preparation strategies and had tried to adhere to all the targets she fixed for herself.
Last Update Thursday 13th June 2013

13-06-2013
So many nice souls have shaped my life, says Raghvendra Singh 12th Rank CSE 2012

On Thursday 30th May 2013  For a devotee of Lord Shiva, Raghvendra Singh, the ultimate aim was to become IAS and the reward for it is very special as he is going to get his parents company back since he had a pact with them that he will stay with them only after becoming an IAS officer.
Last Update Thursday 30th May 2013

30-05-2013
‘Backbenchers’ played a vital role in my success, says 26th rank Ajit

On Tuesday 14th May 2013  Ajit, an IPS officer in Madhya Pradesh cadre has secured 26th rank in Civil Services Examination 2012. As he could not get time to prepare, he relied on his old notes and fresh notes prepared by a bunch of friends, as they call themselves - ‘Backbenchers’.
Last Update Tuesday 14th May 2013

14-05-2013
Hindi medium draw attention again with success of Vandana (AIR 8, CSE 2012)

On Saturday 11th May 2013  What a booster the recent Civil Services Examination result 2012 has been for Hindi medium candidates – a lot of successes in top 100 and even, a successful candidate with single digit rank. There couldn’t have been a better time for Hindi medium as the Preliminary Examination 2013 is just round the corner and this result would be enough to inspire Hindi medium candidates.
Last Update Saturday 11th May 2013

11-05-2013
“The moment I used to see an IAS officer, I used to get inspired” says, Apurva Dubey

On Thursday 9th May 2013  A graduate from Delhi University Apurva has achieved 19th rank in Civil Services Examination 2012. She has cleared this coveted examination in her second attempt.
Last Update Thursday 9th May 2013

09-05-2013
‘IAS’ was ultimate career choice and aim of my life, says Stuti Charan (AIR 3, CSE 2012)

On Wednesday 8th May 2013  A girl with strong determination who loves to take up challenges has made it to the merit-list and has grabbed the third rank in Civil Services Examination 2012. Stuti Charan (AIR 3, CSE 2012) has achieved this distinction in her third attempt.
Last Update Wednesday 8th May 2013

08-05-2013
Priyanka Niranjan (AIR 20, CSE 2012) is the topper with Hindi medium

On Sunday 5th May 2013  The Civil Services Examination 2012 result brings smile back on the faces of Hindi medium candidates as a lot of candidates names are visible in top 100 who got selected with Hindi as medium for writing examination.
Last Update Sunday 5th May 2013

05-05-2013
I appeared in CSE not only to become an IAS, I have a mission, says Nidhi Choudhari (AIR 145, CSE 2011)

On Saturday 5th January 2013  Hailing from Nagaur, Rajasthan, Nidhi had a childhood dream of becoming IAS officer so that she could contribute a little for betterment of life of girl-child and women in our conservative society particularly in villages.
Last Update Saturday 5th January 2013

05-01-2013
“Life was tough but, with dedication and hard work, I achieved what looked fantasy” says, Praveen Kumar Laxkar (IAS)

On Wednesday 26th December 2012  Praveen Kumar Laxkar (AIR 116, CSE 2011), a Hindi medium candidate says, “I had faith in my capabilities and I knew that my knowledge base would never ditch me in Main Examination and the biggest hurdle is Preliminary Examination.” New-look Prelims made his road to success and self-belief helped him achieve success and get the coveted post of IAS.
Last Update Wednesday 26th December 2012

26-12-2012
When you think about something seriously, it occupies all corners of mind, says Ritesh Kumar Agrawal (AIR 70, CSE 2011)

On Friday 27th July 2012  This is success story of a straightforward youngster who has confidence and strong believes in his capabilities and accomplished the task in style in his last attempt.
Last Update Friday 27th July 2012

27-07-2012
Shape the direction of your life with ‘Karma’, says Ajay Katesaria (AIR 28, CSE 2011)

On Monday 2nd July 2012  A simple young boy who owes his success to ‘Bhagavad-Gita’, achieved brilliant success by getting selected at 28th rank in coveted Civil Services Examination 2011. He is helping future candidates by motivating them and spreading the message that nothing is difficult if you put in focused hard work.
Last Update Monday 2nd July 2012

02-07-2012
I have enjoyed the complete journey, says Nitika Pawar (AIR 18, CSE 2011)

On Sunday 27th May 2012  Young graduate Nitika achieved 18th rank in CSE 2011 in her very first attempt spoke to www.iaspassion.com about her success-story.
Last Update Sunday 27th May 2012

27-05-2012
Career in ‘Civil Services’: I am enjoying it, says RVS Kapur (AIR 92, CSE 2011)

On Saturday 26th May 2012  The CSE 2011 result represents the changing trend and now, UPSC has been able to hit the chord by selecting highly talented and competent youth for the top posts.
Last Update Saturday 26th May 2012

26-05-2012
Success inspires success - Prince Dhawan (AIR 3, CSE 2011)

On Thursday 17th May 2012  For any new candidate who starts thinking about making a career in Civil Services, it is of great magnitude to take a look at the toppers and their thoughts, expressions and advice on virtually most of the topics such as what to read, what was their strategy; from where they took help etc.
Last Update Thursday 17th May 2012

17-05-2012
Be familiar with the job requirements of the ‘Civil Servants’

On Tuesday 23rd February 2010  Some traits that help an aspirant achieving success are being hard working with a never say die attitude, focused towards the goal, developing a mindset of being more concerned towards day to day events and having a logical way of thinking.
Last Update Tuesday 23rd February 2010

23-02-2010
SIMRANDEEP SINGH, IAS : Understand the intricacies involved

On Thursday 11th February 2010  To keep sticking to the preparation-plan during this phase, the best way is to reach out and speaking to successful candidates.
Last Update Thursday 11th February 2010

11-02-2010
Dr. P. S. Rajpurohit, IFS: The perspectives and ideas

On Wednesday 20th January 2010  Catch the frequencies emitted from successful candidates, who voice the perspectives and ideas of individual candidates while preparing for Civil Services Examination.
Last Update Wednesday 20th January 2010

20-01-2010
Muktanand, IAS: Perspectives and ideas of candidates

On Wednesday 20th January 2010  Catch the frequencies emitted from successful candidates, who voice the perspectives and ideas of individual candidates while preparing for Civil Services Examination.
Last Update Wednesday 20th January 2010

20-01-2010