IAS Success Stories of winning candidates Gagan
Question: How do you feel to be in the merit list with this rank?
Answer: I think this feeling cannot be expressed in words. I am grateful to the almighty, my family, teachers and my friends.
Question: What are you doing currently?
Answer: Spending time with my family.
Question: When did you decide to appear for this coveted IAS examination?
Answer: During my graduation days
Question: What were your optionals?
Answer: Zoology and Botany
Question: Did your background in medical science help you?
Answer: I believe my background made me more hardworking.
Question: People find themselves quite vulnerable in general studies component of the examination. How you managed to pull it through?
Answer: Keeping yourself regularly updated (Sriram Sirs current capsules are really helpful) your basics should be clear and practice of writing answer is very important.
Question: What books did you study?
Question: What is the contribution of a coaching institute in whole gamut of this examination?
Answer: For G. S. I joined Sriram institute and for my optionals Sapiens Institute. I think coaching institutes really help in channelizing your energy.
Question: Will you like to share how exactly it helped you?
Answer: As I am from medical background I didn't know anything about G. S. Initially so in such cases coaching institute can help you lot in clearing your basics.
I want to extend special thanks to Sriram sir who motivated me and guided me at different stages of this exam.
Question: Which attempt of yours is this? Will you share with us the shortcomings of your previous attempt?
Answer: Second, in my first attempt I think I failed to understand the exact demand of the exam itself.
Question: Your suggestions to budding aspirants.
Answer: Work hard and believe in yourself and keep your goal very clear in your mind.
Question: If CSAT is implemented what will be your suggestion to the candidates with regard to strategy to tackle the examination.
Answer: Whatever be the exam pattern keep yourself positive and confident. Remember UPSC is checking much more than your intelligence.
Courtesy: Civil Services Chronicle