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.
For Tina Dabi, it has been a well-deserved success for her as she has put in planned hard-work.
Tina Dabi (AIR 1; CSE 2015) needs no introduction today. She is the new icon and inspiration for the youth of the country.
Her success is truly magical as she has grabbed the top-most rank in coveted Civil Services Examination 2015 in her first attempt and that too at an age of just 22.
Generally speaking, this is an age when normally candidates become serious about this examination and plan for their foray into it, she has cleared this examination in style.
Candid in her talks Tina says, "Very early I recognized and acknowledged that this is a tough examination and has a certain level; so, patience and steadiness in groundwork are going to be the key to success."
"Anything is possible in life; you just have to make it a priority."
When I asked her to decode the secret of success, Tina said that it was all her parents support specially her mother who helped her chalk out strategy. It would have not been possible to achieve all this without her help.
It is very important to understand the exam-plan and what works here. I changed my track while in school and picking a subject from humanities stream (Political Science) was part of the plan.
Even in graduation, she continued with Political Science subject and build up a solid foundation. Besides, suitable guidance for preparing General Studies kept her in touch with syllabus.
She says, “It is now an innovative examination; be it General Studies, optional subject or even Essay paper, you have to have clarity about each paper and have to keep an eye on the changing trends.
Once you score reasonably good marks in Main Examination (Written), pressure is off for Personality Test and that really helps in better performance in Interview.”
She has shown an amazing strength of mind and has given ‘Success Mantra’ to future aspirants that with planned hard work and just by maintaining consistency in preparation, anyone can achieve desired success.
Well done Tina; all the best !On Saturday 9th March 2019