Cassian Baliarsingh

Among the many talented IAS officers that India has created, IAS Tina Dabi often takes the spotlight as a distinguished woman officer who clinched the top spot in the UPSC Civil Services Exam. She came to the limelight when she became the first Dalit woman to rank first in the prestigious Civil Services Examination in 2015.

Currently serving as the 65th District Collector and Magistrate of Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district, Tina is currently on maternity leave after the delivery of a baby boy. The UPSC topper has become a household name, often gracing headlines with her achievements and inspiring journey.


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Tina Dabi is once again the subject of attention after her UPSC preparation timetable went viral on social media platforms, a report in News18 revealed. Even as there is no concrete evidence to verify its authenticity, let’s take an in-depth look at her schedule.

7 AM – Wake Up
7:30 AM – Newspaper Reading
8:30 AM – Breakfast
9-12 PM – Study 
12-1 PM – Current Affairs
1-2 PM – Lunch
2-3 PM – Rest
3-5 PM – Studies
5-8 PM – Revision
8-9 PM – Dinner
9-11 PM – Studies
11-12 PM – Social media and Good Night!

It is believed that this was the timetable followed by IAS Tina Dabi during her preparation days. However, OTV cannot verify the handwritten schedule.

Worth mentioning, Tina started her UPSC preparation journey during her first year of graduation. She passed the UPSC exam in 2015 on her first attempt and went on to become the topper of the year.


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After completing her training, she was appointed an IAS officer in the Rajasthan cadre. She is currently married to IAS Pradeep Gawande and welcomed their first child together on Sept 15.