MOTIVATION: Failed in 4 Prelims, Rank 300 in 6th Attempt – Amazing Story of Vivek Chauhan, a Insights Follower

My Journey Vivek Chauhan Rank – 300, CSE – 2015                                       My journey starts with running after train at 5:30 am in morning every day, I lived in Ghaziabad but my school was almost 35 km away from my home, it was a government school (at civil lines Delhi), every day I spent 5 hours  on …

DETAILED UPSC Preparation Strategy: Chandra Mohan Garg, Rank – 25, UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015

My UPSC Preparation Strategy  Chandra Mohan Garg Rank – 25,  CSE – 2015                                 I feel privileged today to share my two cents on civil services preparation. Before I begin let me clearly state that there is no magic wand to clear civil services. Also there is no correlation of intelligence and high aptitude with …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Rohan Botre, Rank – 187, UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015

Rohan Botre Rank – 187, CSE – 2015   Educational qualifications Masters of sciences (MS) Civil engineering—Purdue University, USA Bachelors of Engineering— Pune university, India When I was in 10th standard I came across a documentary related to the IAS training academy at Mussoorie. I was inspired by that documentary and later tried to explore more …

Experience at Insights Offline Mains Class – Keerthishree, Rank – 380 CSE – 2015

My Insights Experience Keerthishri S Rank – 380, CSE – 2015 Disclaimer: This article is not an advertisement of our classes. We provided same tests FREE of cost online and we intend to do the same this year. Moreover, we take very few serious aspirants and try to provide them with good environment for their …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Srinivas Gowda, Rank – 105, UPSC Civil services Exam – 2015

Srinivas Gowda Rank – 105, CSE – 2015 Srinivas was our student at Insights offline class for Mains – 2015. Towards his success, our contribution is minimal. Ultimately, it’s his dedication and hard work that has brought him a good rank.  We, on behalf of entire Insights community congratulate him on his success.  Phalasyastiti vishvaasa siddhya prathama lakshanam …

OPTIONAL STRATEGY: History – by Gazal Bharadwaj, Rank – 40, CSE – 2015

History Optional Strategy Gazal Bharadwaj Rank – 40, CSE – 2015 In this post, I would like to outline my strategy for preparing history as my optional subject. Last year, my score was 245, and though break up differed it still remained the same this year, although I was expecting some rise: 2014: HISTORY1(125), HISTORY2(120)- …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Atul Vats, Rank – 60, UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015

Atul Vats Rank – 60, CSE – 2015 Regarding Prelims: Basic books for all subjects: Polity – laxmikanth Economy – sriram economy + eco survey History: ancient from NCERTs & modern from spectrum + ncert Geography: 11th & 12th ncerts + notes of Vajiram Environment: Shankar IAS + Mrunal.org Art & Culture: Nitin Singhania ji’s …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Abhishek Gupta, Rank – 202, UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015

Abhishek Gupta Rank 202, CSE-15 Interview transcript on blogging site – livingthewriteway.wordpress.com   My journey into the Civil Services Examination – After my 1st year at IIT Kanpur, I had decided that I wanted to get into the civil services. I made some efforts in college too, to study, say Laxmikant, etc. But this was …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Agam Jain, Rank 133 UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015

My UPSC Journey Agam Jain, Rank 133, CSE – 2015 Agam entirely did self study for exam preparation (except optional coaching). He relied on Insights and other websites to improve his skills and fight the odds. He cleared civil services exam in his second attempt. Hope you enjoy his inspiring journey and get inspiration out …

Thank You Messages to Insights from Insights Followers: Rank – 4, 13, 25, 40, 60, 85, 133, 150, 152, 202, 480, 694 and 732 (CSE – 2015)

We are very happy to receive thank you note by Artika Shukla, Siddharth Jain,  Chandra Mohan Garg, Gazal Bharadwaj, Atul Vats, Alankrita Pandey, Agam Jain, Ambarish VL Vemuri,  Ravindra Goswami, Abhishek Gupta, Rajat Chaturvedi, Raviteja B and Puja  who have secured Rank – 4, 13,  25, 40, 60, 85, 133, 150, 152, 202, 480, 694 and 732  respectively in UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015. …

TOPPER’S PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STRATEGY: Abhinav Goel, Rank 36, Public Administration Marks – 254 (CSE 2015)

We are happy to post Public Administration strategy followed by Abhinav Goel, one of Insights‘ follower. He had practised Secure questions for his General Studies preparation. He has secured exceptional marks of 254 in Public Administration in 2015 UPSC civil services Mains and has secured Rank – 36. Shortly, he will be sharing his GS …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Naman Upadhyaya, Rank 106 CSE – 2015

“Thank you Insights. I am regular follower of Insightsonindia since 2014.I  regularly wrote answers from insights and it has helped me to score 106th rank.” – Naman Upadhyaya (AIR 106, CSE-2015) Hello friends, I scored 106th Rank in UPSC in my 5th attempt and its credit goes to my family for their support and small …

UPSC IAS Exam General Studies Strategy: Raju Mishra, Rank – 65, CSE-2014

UPSC IAS Exam General Studies Strategy Raju Mishra, Rank – 65, CSE-2014 His Blog ALERT 1 : This is the strategy I followed for preparation of GS . It worked for me, but this is most definitely not the only way to succeed in the examination. Neither can I or anyone else guarantee that following …

B. Fouzia Taranum Rank – 31, How She Managed To Get Top Rank While Working

We are happy to know that our website was helpful to Ms Fouzia Tarannum during her UPSC civil services exam – 2014 preparation. She wrote to us: “Thanks for your contribution in the form of your website. Was very helpful especially as I didn’t have any group/preparation peers this year.” She was also very humble …

Atul Vikas Kulkarni Rank 180: Started CSE Preparation at the Age of 28 and Cleared it in Second Attempt

Started at the Age of 28 and Cleared in Second Attempt Atul Vikas Kulkarni Rank 180, CSE – 2014 My background I hail from small town, Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka. Then at the age of 8, due to various compulsions and acute difficulties in life we had to move to Bangalore. I joined Sudarshan Vidya Mandir …

MATHEMATICS Strategy, Booklist and Sample Answers – By Nitish K Rank – 8 and Maths Topper CSE – 2014

  STRATEGY FOR MATHEMATICS OPTIONAL (UPSC CSE MAINS) Nitish K, IAS (Rank – 8, CSE – 2014)  His Blog   Who can take Mathematics as an optional? A large number of aspirants called or messaged me saying that they have decided to or wanted to take Maths and asked me to share my strategy. When …

Sandeep Chaudhary, Rank – 158, CSE – 2014: Preparation Strategy

 Sandeep Chaudhary  Rank –  158, CSE – 2014 I initially started using InsightOnindia along with Mrunal and GK Today for current affairs as the contents were rich and as per the demand of UPSC. Later after the announcement of Mains 2013 result, I found lack of answer writing practice as a major reason  behind my failure, …