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Consequences of COVID-19 on the Educated and Aspiring Youth

On Saturday 20th June 2020  

What a life we had in 10 weeks or so during Lockdown when everything was standstill.

We heard narrative “Jaan hai to Jahan hai” that later changed to “Jaan bhi Jahan Bhi”

When we talk of the aspiring youth; hostels are empty, school, colleges and even coaching institutes are closed.

Enough of negativity surrounded us; the novel corona virus COVID-19 a new strain of virus that had not been identified in human before end December 2019 when Wuhan, China became the centre of epidemic and it spread faster engulfing a large part of the world.

Last Update Wednesday 24th June 2020

The moment I used to see a Civil Servant, I used to get inspired; says Apurva Dubey (Rank 19; CSE 2012)

On Saturday 6th June 2020  

A graduate from Delhi University Apurva candidly talks about her inspiration and how she got attracted towards career in 'Civil Services'.

She had achieved 19th rank in Civil Services Examination 2012.

She has cleared this coveted examination in her second attempt.

Last Update Wednesday 24th June 2020

Interview Experience: REKHAWAR RAHUL ASHOK (AIR 15; CSE 2010)

On Monday 18th May 2020  

For many candidates, Personality Test (Interview) is something that keeps them anxious.

Candidates are surrounded by many questions and look for advice from seniors, successful candidates.

The following interview experience of Rekhawar Rahul Ashok will help many such candidates and would act as a source of inspiration.

Last Update Monday 18th May 2020

An analysis of Marks secured by First Rankers in Civil Services Examination 2013-2018

On Friday 8th May 2020  

A glance at the marks secured by 1st rankers in last six year reveal their performance.

This is an attempt to give you a fair idea about the marks they secured in Mains (Written) as well as at Interview stage.

In the analysis while the General Studies score have contributed; in all the toppers aggregate the major impact has come from Optional Subject marks.


Last Update Thursday 25th June 2020

My patience and dedication helped me reach my destination; says Nandini K R ( AIR 1; CSE 2016)

On Friday 8th May 2020  

Just by focusing on furthering her professional career Nandini K R accomplished her goal and has achieved topmost rank in Civil Services Examination 2016.

It was complete dedication towards her dream that she continued her campaign while working and took all four attempts while in service.

She had shown faith in a subject of her liking since childhood - Literature of Kannada Language.

Last Update Thursday 25th June 2020

My preparation for General Studies contributed the most in getting Success Thrice; says Mudit Jain (Rank 173; CSE 2017)

On Saturday 2nd May 2020  

Being mediocre does not help here; every time you need to show exceptional performance to emerge winner in Civil Services Examination.

This is a story of Mudit Jain who cracked Civil Services Examination thrice and finally settled for career in Indian Revenue Services (IT).

He had chosen Geography as Optional Subject; but later, he regrets his choice.

Last Update Friday 26th June 2020

Life was tough; but, with Dedication and Hard Work, I achieved what once looked just Fantasy; says Praveen Kumar Laxkar (AIR 116; CSE 2011)

On Tuesday 21st April 2020  

With New-Look Prelims that came in to existence with CSE 2011, lots of candidates with higher degrees/professional studies got more prominence and media coverage in this result.

This is a story of a common candidates coming from average background who despite of severe difficulties and setbacks, made it to IAS. 

Showing faith in his capabilities Praveen Kumar Laxkar, a Hindi medium candidate achieved splendid success in Civil Services Examination 2011 and secured 116th rank.

Last Update Wednesday 24th June 2020

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

On Tuesday 21st April 2020  

Hailing from Nagaur, Rajasthan, Nidhi Choudhari 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.

Nidhi, a mother of 2-years old son achieved this brilliant success in her second attempt.

She had tasted the sweetness of success in her first attempt also as she secured 678th rank in CSE 2010 and got the post of IAAS.

Last Update Wednesday 24th June 2020

Career in ‘Civil Services’; I am enjoying it, says Rajanvir Singh Kapur (AIR 92; CSE 2011)

On Tuesday 21st April 2020  

Civil Services Examination has a class of its own. To achieve success with higher ranks has always been a dream for many.

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.

Flair of one such engineer is diverted towards administration and when such talented youngsters are getting selected for top posts, one thing is for sure - at least people like Rajanvir Singh Kapur certainly will remain back here in India and contribute for the development of the country.

Last Update Wednesday 24th June 2020

Sumit Kumar Rai (AIR 54; CSE 2018) : How to face unpredictability and accomplish something that seems unattainable?

On Monday 13th April 2020  

Accomplishing something that really seemed unattainable for a long period makes it exciting, an unforgettable moment when you actually achieve it.

For Sumit Kumar Rai, it was a long wait for success as it came with his 5th attempt.

Here, Sumit has shed some light on some pertinent facts by sharing his experience with Civil Services Examination touching fine points that will help you in understanding the requirements better.

Last Update Thursday 30th April 2020

It is ‘Willingness’ to Learn that creates the difference; says Karnati Varunreddy (AIR 7; CSE 2018)

On Monday 13th April 2020  

Like success, failure has several effects and such occurrences have diverse impact on individuals. Here we are talking about Karnati Varunreddy a youngster from Nalgonda, Telangana for whom failure became a plateau at which he got his thoughts in order and put things in perspective to try again. 

His campaign continued till he reached his destination in fifth attempt. Though, he succeeded in his third attempt when he changed his optional subject from Geography to Mathematics; but, with 166th Rank he got IRS (IT). In 4th attempt again he made it but, 225th Rank in CSE 2017 proved to be a rung on the ladder.

Here, Karnati Varunreddy shares his preparation-Plan for Civil services Examination and experiences he gained and how his positive mental attitude helped him stay in the race.

Last Update Monday 13th April 2020

Personality Test (Interview) Questions - K Lalith (AIR 626; CSE 2018)

On Monday 13th April 2020  

Hi, I am K. Lalith (AIR 626). 

Graduation: B.COM. (Hons) COMMERCE in 2016  from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi

Optional Subject: Commerce and Accountancy

No. of Attempt: Second

Hobby: Playing Piano and Astronomy


Interview Board: Ms Sujata Mehta Madam

Interview Date: 20 February 2019

Marks In Personality Test : 179

Last Update Monday 13th April 2020

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