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Kunal R. Virulkar
12 Attempts, 7 Mains, 5 Interviews, No Selection: Unselected UPSC Candidate shares inspiring journey

Kunal R. Virulkar, an unselected UPSC candidate after 12 attempts, shares his inspiring journey of perseverance. His story resonates widely, garnering support from netizens and motivational words from PM Narendra Modi to all aspirants facing setbacks.

  • Wednesday, 17 April 2024
  • UPSC
UPSC third topper Ananya Reddy calls Virat Kohli her inspiration
UPSC third topper Ananya Reddy calls Virat Kohli her inspiration

“Virat Kohli, he is my favourite player. Just the kind of inspiration and the never-give-up kind of attitude he has and his discipline, no matter what may be the result, but we should work hard for it is a major takeaway from Virat Kohli,” Ananya can be heard saying in the viral video.

IAS Sivaguru Prabakaran
IAS Sivaguru Prabakaran worked as sawmill operator, left studies for sister’s marriage; know his painful struggle

After passing out from IIT-M, he could have easily got a high-paying job in an MNC. However, he set his sights on passing the highly-sought UPC exam.

  • Saturday, 13 April 2024
  • UPSC
Software engineer turns Linkedln into Matrimony site, posts hiring for wife
Software engineer turns Linkedln into Matrimony site, posts hiring for wife

“There would be 3 rounds of interviews, the final round face-to-face. Interested candidates can send their CVs inbox,” he further added.

  • Wednesday, 10 April 2024
National Testing Agency
Students who cast vote in 2024 General Elections will not be barred from exams: NTA

The NTA further urged students to be aware of false rumours, reaffirming that exercising their voting rights would not impact their eligibility to write their exams.

National Testing Agency
No impact on exam eligibility for voters in general elections, says NTA

Students are requested not to pay heed to such rumours and exercise their voting right, clarified NTA

  • Tuesday, 09 April 2024
  • NTA
Odisha students, parents stage sit-in protesting closure of school 
Odisha students, parents stage sit-in protesting closure of school 

After coming to know about the letter from the education department mentioning about the closure of the school, the parents and villagers staged protest.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
Unique interview: This employer takes candidates for drinking to test their behaviour when drunk
Unique interview: This employer takes candidates for drinking to test their behaviour when drunk

The real test is to find if the candidates are able to maintain his/her polite behaviour after getting drunk. While some candidates passed the test, others were rejected after they got too drunk.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
From fighting depression to securing AIR-9, inspiring journey of IFS Apala Mishra
From fighting depression to securing AIR-9, inspiring journey of IFS Apala Mishra

When asked about tips for aspiring candidates, Apala revealed that throughout her UPSC preparation, she dedicated 7 to 8 hours daily to her studies.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
  • UPSC
NCERT Books
NCERT warns publishers over copyright infringement of its school books

NCERT said that a few unscrupulous publishers are printing NCERT school textbooks which are available on the NCERT website, under their own name without obtaining permission from NCERT.

  • Monday, 08 April 2024
  • NCERT
IIT-Roorkee alumni and IFS officer Gaurav Garg exposes truth of Rs 1-2 crore packages in IITs
IIT-Roorkee alumni and IFS officer Gaurav Garg exposes truth of Rs 1-2 crore packages in IITs

IFS officer Gaurav Garg took to X (formerly known as Twitter) and shared insightful thoughts, giving a reality check on the placement settings at IITs.

  • Saturday, 06 April 2024
  • IIT
Want to crack CA exam? Listen to Union Minister Piyush Goyal's advice for students
Want to crack CA exam? Listen to Union Minister Piyush Goyal's advice for students

Goyal revealed that he had made up his mind to drop the exam. However, a friend came to his rescue and motivated him to do well.

Heatwave
Students, parents feel pinch of intense heat wave condition; demand rescheduling of school timings in Twin City

Though the school timings have been revised and students now need to attend their classes from 7 am to 11:30 am, they are returning home in scorching heat conditions.

Class 12 Student Not Allowed To Appear Board Exams As She Is Rape Survivor
Shocking! Girl student not allowed to appear for class 12 board exam as she is a ‘rape survivor’

The shocking incident came to light after the concerned class 12 student narrated her ordeal to a teacher of another school.

  • Friday, 05 April 2024
IIT Bombay: 36% of 2024 batch students jobless; salary packages, recession major reasons
IIT Bombay: 36% of 2024 batch students jobless; salary packages, recession major reasons

To add to the irony most of the companies that attended the placement were mostly domestic, with a very few international firms. Usually international companies outnumber Indian companies, but only a few international players showed up this year.

  • Thursday, 04 April 2024
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