Facing challenges head-on, Kartik's journey wasn't devoid of setbacks. His first attempt in 2017 did not yield the desired outcome, but he persisted
Cracking the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam is a monumental feat that demands relentless dedication and unwavering commitment. Kartik Jivani's extraordinary journey from Surat to fulfilling his dream of becoming an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer serves as an inspiration for aspiring civil servants across the nation.
Hailing from Gujarat, Kartik embarked on his quest for the IAS dream after completing his Mechanical Engineering degree from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mumbai. It was during his fourth year at college that he decided to pursue a career in public service and began his UPSC exam preparations in 2016.
Facing challenges head-on, Kartik's journey wasn't devoid of setbacks. His first attempt in 2017 did not yield the desired outcome, but he persisted. Determined to succeed, Kartik achieved his first milestone by securing the rank of AIR 94, becoming an Indian Police Services (IPS) officer in 2019.
Despite this achievement, Kartik aimed high and decided to reappear for the UPSC exam to secure an IAS position. His relentless efforts paid off as he climbed ten ranks to secure an impressive AIR 84 in the following year. Balancing his IPS officer training in Hyderabad, Kartik adhered to a rigorous 10-hour study schedule, preferring clever work over hard work. His resourceful approach, combined with his commitment, laid the foundation for his success.
In 2020, Kartik's dedication reached new heights as he achieved a remarkable rank of 8 in the UPSC exam, clinching the title of Gujarat's top candidate. His triumphant journey from a determined aspirant to a distinguished IAS officer is a testament to his perseverance and unwavering spirit.
Kartik Jivani's story resonates as a beacon of hope for countless UPSC aspirants who navigate challenges in their pursuit of excellence. His accomplishments underscore the significance of having the right mindset, meticulous planning, and an unrelenting resolve in achieving extraordinary success.