Tag: UPSC

Priyamvada Ashok Mhaddalkar
Meet IAS Priyamvada Ashok Mhaddalkar who left her career as investment banker to crack UPSC exam

In July 2020, Priyamvada decided to shift gears and left her job to focus on UPSC studies

  • Sunday, 28 January 2024
UPSC Recruitment
UPSC Recruitment 2024: Big opportunity for MBBS degree holders, check eligibility details

The registration window is set to open on January 27 and will close on February 15, 2024.

  • Thursday, 25 January 2024
Artika Shukla
Meet IAS Artika Shukla who left MBBS studies midway and cracked UPSC exam in her 1st attempt

Motivated by her brother's success, Artika made a bold decision to interrupt her studies in 2014 and set her sights on the civil services examinations.

  • Thursday, 25 January 2024
Father sold clothes on bicycle, son cleared UPSC; IAS Anil Basak's inspiring story
Father sold clothes on bicycle, son cleared UPSC; IAS Anil Basak's inspiring story

His hard work finally paid off and he secured AIR-616, securing a position in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). However, Basak was adamant about becoming an IAS officer and made another attempt the third time. This time, he secured an impressive AIR-45 to finally fulfill his dream of becoming an IAS officer.

  • Saturday, 20 January 2024
Meet IAS Ishita Kishore, topper of UPSC Civil Services 2022 with AIR-1; know her study plan, success
Meet IAS Ishita Kishore, topper of UPSC Civil Services 2022 with AIR-1; know her study plan, success story

Soon after her graduation, she got a high-paying job with Ernst & Young. However, her passion was in civil service. After working for almost two years, she quit her job in 2019 and began her UPSC preparations.

  • Thursday, 18 January 2024
This IPS officer was also 12th fail, sold milk for 2 years before cracking UPSC
This IPS officer was also 12th fail, sold milk for 2 years before cracking UPSC

Umesh’s journey proves that one can overcome any obstacle and achieve success if done with sheer determination and positive thoughts.

  • Wednesday, 17 January 2024
IAS Vishakha Yadav
From corporate world to IAS officer: Know the inspiring story of Vishakha Yadav

Enduring two initial setbacks, she persisted and emerged triumphant in her third attempt in 2019, securing an impressive All India Rank (AIR) of 6 with 1046 marks out of 2025.

  • Tuesday, 16 January 2024
UPSC aspirant sets himself ablaze, jumps off third floor in Uttar Pradesh
UPSC aspirant sets himself ablaze, jumps off third floor in Uttar Pradesh

 A 26-year-old UPSC aspirant ended his life by setting himself ablaze before jumping off the third floor of his house in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi, said police on Monday.

  • Monday, 15 January 2024
Meet Arunachal Pradesh’s first female IPS officer Tenzing Yangki, an epitome of inspiration for wome
Meet Arunachal Pradesh’s first female IPS officer Tenzing Yangki, an epitome of inspiration for women

Tenzing’s journey highlights the potential and talent of women, further motivating others to follow their dreams and contribute to the nation’s growth and development.

  • Sunday, 14 January 2024
UPSC
UPSC Recruitment 2024: Apply for Specialist, Scientist and Advisor posts, check eligibility criteria

Applicants are required to submit their applications online via the website www.upsconline.nic.in. 

  • Saturday, 13 January 2024
This IIM graduate quit Rs 28LPA job, cracked UPSC in first attempt without coaching
This IIM graduate quit Rs 28LPA job, cracked UPSC in first attempt without coaching

His parents who were disheartened after he quit his job are now more than happy that he is among the country’s most talented IAS officers.

  • Friday, 12 January 2024
IAS Ambika Raina from J&K turned down job offer from Switzerland Company, cracked UPSC with AIR-164
IAS Ambika Raina from J&K turned down job offer from Switzerland Company, cracked UPSC with AIR-164

She had to fail twice to finally realise where she was going wrong. It was in her third attempt, that all her hard work and determination finally paid off. She secured an impressive AIR-164 to become an IAS officer.

  • Thursday, 11 January 2024
 IAS Laghima Tiwari
Meet IAS Laghima Tiwari who cracked UPSC in first attempt without coaching, her AIR was...

Over a year, she meticulously covered static portions, basic General Studies, and current affairs, drawing inspiration from toppers' interviews on YouTube. 

  • Tuesday, 09 January 2024
Grew up in slum, suffered from rare bone disease; Read the inspiring story of IAS Ummul Kher
Grew up in slum, suffered from rare bone disease; Read the inspiring story of IAS Ummul Kher

She then went on to pursue her MA at JNU’s School of International Studies before being accepted into the MPhil/PhD program at the same institution.

  • Monday, 08 January 2024
IAS Surabhi Gautam
Hindi medium student IAS Surabhi Gautam was mocked for poor English, cracked UPSC with AIR-50

Interestingly, she had aced multiple exams such as GATE, ISRO, SAIL, MPPSC PCS, SSC CGL, Delhi Police, and FCI before taking the UPSC CSE exam.

  • Saturday, 06 January 2024
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