Success in First Attempt

Civil Services Examination arena belongs to optimists. Every year, lots of candidates with focus and hard work achieve success in their first attempt.

Everyone dreams to be ‘IAS’; but, how many ruminate and slog for it

On Sunday 19th March 2017  

Even though she may not have the best skills and great experience as it was her first encounter with this examination, a fresh graduate from Delhi, Tina Dabi emerged successful in Civil Services Examination 2015 and grabbed topmost rank.

More than talent and knowledge, what worked for her was her outlook and positive attitude towards the Goal that chalked out her grand success.

She has chosen Political Science & International Relations as her optional subject.

Last Update Wednesday 8th April 2020

IAS Exam: Different Folks, Diverse Background; Choose your own style of preparation

On Saturday 24th November 2018  

Civil Services Examination - a big examination and a gamut of talented and aspiring youngsters getting fascinated with its charm.

Be it a fresher or even a consistent campaigner, each aspirant is eager to reach the desired destination as early as possible and to succeed, everyone looks for strategies that powers one towards the goal.

All candidates are thrust into hopeful as well as despairing circumstances as the exam-plan is so beautifully designed that no one can say it is a cake walk for him or her.

It is all about planning, having a strategy of your own and prioritizing things as per your own requirements and putting in focused hard work.

Last Update Friday 27th March 2020

Simran Deep Singh emerged as a sensation with a big success from violence affected State Jammu & Kashmir in Civil Services Exam 2007

On Wednesday 7th August 2019  

When we come up to selection for top posts like Indian Administrative Service; with CSE 2007 results, the ground-breaking success of Simran Deep Singh broke the jinx.

After a gap of more than a decade, his success ended the drought that terror campaign hit Jammu and Kashmir youth faced for a long extended period.

Simran Deep cracked coveted Civil Services Examination 2007 in first attempt and got selected for the prestigious Indian Administrative Service (Jammu and Kashmir cadre).

Last Update Sunday 18th August 2019

Meet a family where all Four - Two Brothers and Two Sisters have made it to ‘Civil Services’

On Wednesday 15th June 2016  

An unusual Story about a family - four brothers and sisters – all of them cracked prestigious Civil Services Examination in a span of 3 years.

After the success of Yogesh Mishra who got selected in CSE 2013 in the reserve list; Madhvi Mishra (AIR 62; CSE 2014) whom I interviewed earlier and both her younger brother Lokesh Mishra (AIR 44; CSE 2015) and eldest sister Kshama Mishra (AIR 172; CSE 2015) have cracked Civil Services Examination 2015.

Last Update Saturday 22nd June 2019

While Preparing for IAS, Multi-Tasking is going to be the Name of Game

On Saturday 22nd December 2018  

For any candidate, decision to appear in Civil Service Examination is big as it involves long preparation-plan that requires capability, courage and commitment. 
A scientific approach, well thought-out planning, right strategy for complete preparation and a well laid out action-plan takes you step-by-step towards your goal.

Last Update Saturday 22nd December 2018

Civil Services Examination: Preparation Strategies that reflect the current trends

On Monday 9th July 2018  

This so called ‘unpredictable examination’ has something unique every year and a blink changes life for many.

As usual, I have been talking to some of the top rankers and successful candidates in Civil Services Examination 2017 and have gathered some useful information that can be of some help to you.

You may or may not spot anything new or you have not heard; but, you can always make your own understanding of the things that are in trend.

I hope if you are able to relate yourself with these and include something that seems useful in your plan, you stand to gain.

Last Update Thursday 15th November 2018

Honoring ‘Success’ that inspires successes – CSE 2017 Achievers felicitated

On Sunday 12th August 2018  

Success in Civil Services Examination is a massive triumph and accomplishment makes the toppers a role model for the future aspirants who dream to become IAS.

Their success brings fresh life to many young dreams that make great efforts for making career in ‘Civil Services’.

By honoring ‘Success’ that inspires successes, a clear message is sent to future aspirants to perform in civil Services Examination and embrace success.

Last Update Sunday 12th August 2018

While Preparing for IAS, Multi-tasking is going to be the name of game

On Thursday 9th April 2015  

For any candidate, decision to appear in Civil Service Examination is big as it involves long preparation-plan that requires capability, courage and commitment. A scientific approach, well thought-out planning, right strategy for complete preparation and a well laid out action-plan takes you step-by-step towards your goal.

Last Update Saturday 11th April 2015

Secret of Success in Civil Services Examination

On Tuesday 19th June 2012  It is a very tough examination. Very difficult to crack hence many candidates give it a pass even without trying. As far as process of exam is concerned, it evaluates overall knowledge and personality of the aspirants. Every year hundreds of common aspirants like you come and make career in ‘Civil Services’.
Last Update Tuesday 19th June 2012

CSE 2011 Result show improved performance from female candidates.

On Thursday 24th May 2012  The efforts of UPSC to encourage participation of female candidates in Civil Services Examination are bearing fruit and now, female candidates are garnering a big share in the pie.
Last Update Thursday 24th May 2012

CSE 2011 Result: a wider distribution across India among top 25

On Wednesday 23rd May 2012  The myth that candidates from particular states/cities are only able to make it to top has been broken. A glance at profile of top 25 reveals that this time there is a wider distribution many of them are the alumnus of the premier educational institutions.
Last Update Wednesday 23rd May 2012

Civil Services Examination: Success in first attempt

On Thursday 17th May 2012  The recent result of CSE 2011 reveals that there are as many as 6 candidates among top 25 who are recommended for selection in their first attempt.
Last Update Thursday 17th May 2012

Result CSE 2011: Pleasure for some, for others it may be a learning platform

On Saturday 5th May 2012  The result for CSE 2011 brings fortune for many. The candidates, who have performed well and lived up to UPSC’s expectations, have found a place in the merit-list.
Last Update Saturday 5th May 2012


On Saturday 24th December 2011  While optimistic and full of passion lakhs of fresh candidates come every year to try their fortune by appearing in CSE to make a career in Civil Services; only a small section of them understand the whole examination structure and its requirements.
Last Update Saturday 24th December 2011

Passion for perfection

On Sunday 7th August 2011  If Career in civil Services is a passion for you, consider the Civil Services Examination as a medium that can help you materialize your craze.
Last Update Sunday 7th August 2011

You are special, of course!

On Monday 18th April 2011  Not everyone is blessed to have all the facilities but, as people say those who dream to achieve big, accomplish big things even with limited resources.
Last Update Monday 18th April 2011

IAS Preparation: Work Smarter Not Harder

On Tuesday 3rd April 2018  

Many candidates talk about smart strategy for Civil Services Examination; but, the way UPSC is bringing surprises at all levels, it is becoming trick and difficult to tackle the questions at different stages you face in the examination.


Last Update Wednesday 8th April 2020

Those who couldn’t clear Prelims in previous attempt - Understand the nature of the examination and the level of competition it holds

On Tuesday 7th August 2018  

It is really tough for candidates to accept setback after putting in so much of hard work and focused preparation. However, creative, intelligent and determined candidates understand the nature of this examination and the level of competition it holds.

After introspection, you must be back to your study-schedule and would have commenced preparation for next year.

Last Update Monday 30th March 2020

Civil Services Examination: What to do when scene on the whole doesn’t seem manageable?

On Saturday 1st December 2018  

Preparation for Civil Services Examination is vast and demanding and it is quite normal if sometime you feel that scene on the whole doesn’t seem manageable.

The entry of talented and candidates with higher, professional degree may intimidate you and can result in some doubts and uncertainty about success.

But, it do not suggest you should be afraid of something that is conquered by many youngsters like you every year.

You have to show courage and indulge in earnest preparation that meets the examiners’ expectations.

Last Update Friday 27th March 2020

Enrich the Preparation Level to Encounter Civil Services Examination Fearlessly

On Saturday 1st December 2018  

In today’s increasingly competitive environment, a candidate’s ability to predict his performance, chances of success and achieving desired success in Civil Services Examination is easier said than done.

With so much of creativity and innovative approach that UPSC is adopting, in majority of candidates’ views, it has become little unpredictable and all your choices, steps you take during preparation process and your performance in the examination can make or break your dreams.

Last Update Thursday 26th March 2020

Civil Services Examination Preparation: Be Organized To Face A Major Life Event

On Tuesday 14th May 2019  

You are standing at the threshold of a new stage of life trying to find out the right direction and the right information on career-choices present in front of you.

You have freedom to make decision among a wide range of career options available and when you are taking one of the most important decisions you have made in life by choose ‘Civil Services’ as the final career destination, you are making your mind up for something big.

Last Update Friday 6th December 2019

While preparing for Civil Service Examination can your Academic Brilliance give some lift up?

On Sunday 24th November 2019  

It is little different that requires a great deal of deliberation as well as time, support and motivation. It has an Exam-Plan that tests your accumulated knowledge, general awareness, skills and traits you develop over the years.

Your academic brilliance can help you in managing study-plan; but, you need explicit knowledge and skills to be successful in Civil Services Examination.

It is an open competitive examination and the spur in number of candidates preparing for Civil Services Examination in recent years has intensified the contest.


Last Update Saturday 30th November 2019

While commencing IAS 2019 Preparation, It is time to speak up to yourself

On Saturday 25th March 2017  

If you don’t speak your mind and converse with yourself by putting some essential questions while commencing preparation for Civil Services Examination, you will find it difficult to manage preparation for such a fierce competition.

Civil Services Examination is a big challenge that will test your mettle; so, be acquainted with the exam-plan and intricacies its preparation involves, what will keep you moving in right direction and once successful, opportunities it offers.

The moment you do this exercise, you will initiate a process that has power to transform you life.

Last Update Saturday 12th January 2019

CS Main Examination result: Diverse Outcome; Different Goals

On Wednesday 7th March 2018  

Civil Services Examination is not a small competition and success and failure a part of it; still chances of success are low whereas majority of candidates face an outcome that is undesirable. Only a few hundred out of lakhs of candidates are able to reach the last stage of examination -Interview.

For those, who are not able to find their names in the list of candidates called for interview, it is a new beginning.

Last Update Monday 2nd April 2018

Civil Services Examination: It is difficult and scene on the whole doesn’t seem manageable?

On Friday 1st April 2016  

Preparation for Civil Services Examination is vast and demanding. But, that does not mean you should be afraid of something that is conquered by many youngsters like you every year. You have to show courage and indulge in earnest preparation that meets the examiners’ expectations.

Last Update Friday 1st April 2016

Enrich the preparation level to encounter it fearlessly

On Friday 23rd December 2011  Based on previous year’s trends, explore and evaluate what are the evolving issues apart from the syllabus on which questions are being asked.
Last Update Friday 23rd December 2011

Choices all the way: Check it out

On Sunday 17th April 2011  It is one of the toughest examinations but to choose the suitable candidates for Civil Services, even UPSC gives freedom to make a lot of choices here and let you design your way to Civil Services following the same.
Last Update Sunday 17th April 2011


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