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Do I need to be intelligent to crack UPSC?
It is true that one does not need to have a superior IQ to clear the UPSC Civil Services Exam, yet when it comes to identifying how good a person’s analytical skills are, IQ is used to measure it.
How do Upsc toppers remember so much?
The best thing is to keep your study sessions short because when you study beyond your capacity, the retention power losses. Take breaks in between and resume every time with a fresh mind. Make sure you have a shorter but quality study session that whatever you read, you are 100% clear on those topics.
Who is the youngest IAS topper?
Ansar Shaikh is the youngest IAS Officer in India. He is a 2016 batch IAS who secured an AIR 361 and made his place on the UPSC Toppers List. Ansar Shaikh was just 21 years of age when he achieved this feat. He chose Marathi as a subject for taking the Mains exam and Interview.
Does UPSC depend on luck?
So, it is not only your preparation that matters but also how others prepare, and that is out of your hands. In the UPSC prelims where there are MCQs, you can get lucky or unlucky with your guesses. In the IAS mains exam, a lot depends on the ‘mood’ of the examiner, and also on the nature of the examiner.
Can a shy person become IAS?
This is a myth. Do you have an IAS dream and are you held back because you think you are an introvert? Worry not! Even introverts can become civil servants.
Do toppers study all day?
According to the experts, a candidate should spend at least 6 to 8 hours daily on their studies, if they wish to crack the exam with good marks. Applicants can make changes in the number of hours, as per their need and convenience.
How many hours does UPSC topper study?
How many hours did UPSC toppers study? Some aspirants claim to be studying 15–16 hours a day to prepare to take the UPSC exam. Some can pass the exam with just 6-7 hours of study per day.
Who is 1st IAS rank?
AIR-1 SHRUTI SHARMA: Choose to Serve the Nation Hailing from Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh, the AIR-1, Shruti Sharma qualified for her UPSC IAS Examination on her second attempt and excelled in the examination with a total score of 1105 out of 2025. Shruti Sharma is a History Graduate from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.
Who passed IAS without coaching?
Arunraj, reportedly, did not join any coaching and prepared on his own. He focused a lot on the NCERT textbooks for UPSC. Relying almost entirely on the NCERTs, he was able to crack the UPSC exam in his very first attempt.
Who is the most struggled IAS officer?
K Jayaganesh failed in the civil service examination six times but never lost heart. But in his last chance, he passed with a rank of 156 and got selected for the Indian Administrative Service.