Writing an Essay – Showing who you are, on paper. – Mittali Sethi, IAS (Essay -160 marks)

  Writing an Essay – Showing who you are, on paper. – Mittali Sethi, IAS (Essay -160 marks)   Hi everyone! This will be the last in the series of articles I have written at Insights regarding preparation for Civil Services. As I leave for training in a day, deadlines are here and so, my …

As Mains approaches – Strategy and a few words. – Mittali Sethi

As Mains approaches – Strategy and a few words Mittali Sethi, IAS   Hi everyone! I am hoping that your preparation for Mains is in full swing, and that you are enjoying the journey. This is an exceptional time – time that you will remember always, so don’t forget to savour it, even if you …

POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OPTIONAL ‘STRATEGY’, Aishwarya Dongre, AIR 196

  POLITICAL SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OPTIONAL ‘STRATEGY’ Aishwarya Dongre, AIR 196 (First Attempt) Optional Score: 327/500   Basics I have had a five year long relation with Political Science due to my choice of subjects in my Junior College (Humanities) and also having completed a double major, Bachelor of Arts Graduation degree in Economics …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: SHAURYA SUMAN, AIR 119 (CSE-2016), GS Marks 481, GS Strategy

  TOPPER’S STRATEGY SHAURYA SUMAN, AIR 119 (CSE-2016) GS Marks 481, GS Strategy   Hello Friends. The key to success lies in going after your dream without any doubts of success or failure. One should try to improve day by day while studying. A good test series helps in assessment of your preparation. Overall, it …

MOTIVATION and IAS TOPPER’S Detailed STRATEGY, Notes: Dr Naveen Bhat, Rank 37, Second Attempt, Insights Student (Download His Full Notes)

  IAS TOPPER’S STRATEGY Dr Naveen Bhat Rank 37, CSE-2016   Brief introduction: I’m Dr Naveen Bhat Y, from Mangalore, graduated from Bangalore Medical College (BMC) in 2015, and got CSE rank 37 in second attempt . The feeling of getting out of this ‘vicious’ cycle of UPSC (prelims-mains-interview-next prelims—), it can’t be expressed in …

IAS TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Santhosh B M, Rank 307, Third Attempt, Insights Offline Student

  IAS TOPPER’S STRATEGY Santhosh B M Rank 307, CSE-2016   Hi friends, This is Santhosh B M. I have secured 307 Rank in UPSC civil service examination 2016. Here I would like to share my UPSC journey. First I would like to thank my parents, brother and my roommates Bharath, Venkatesh, Kamalesh, Praveen, Sharan …

PSYCHOLOGY STRATEGY for Civil Services: Strategy, Booklist, Resources and Notes- Mittali Sethi AIR 56 (302 Marks)

  PSYCHOLOGY STRATEGY for Civil Services: Strategy, Booklist, Resources and Notes Mittali Sethi AIR 56 (302 Marks in Psychology) Mittali Sethi’s GS Strategy Being a dentist – and a specialist at that – taking up Medical Sciences was not an option for me by virtue of the latter’s vastness of syllabus, unavailability of my graduation …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Meghashree D R, Rank 289, CSE – 2016, No Coaching, Insights Offline Student

  TOPPER’S STRATEGY Meghashree D R AIR 289, CSE – 2016   Hello Friends, My name is Meghashree D R, I have secured AIR 289 in UPSC CS 2016. First of all, I would like to thank almighty for leading me throughout this journey of life. My parents, family and friends for their unflinching faith …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Shabarish P, Rank 617, CSE-2016, Insights Offline Student

  TOPPER’S STRATEGY Shabarish P, Rank 617, CSE-2016 Insights Offline Student   Hello friends, I am Dr. Shabarish .P, have secured 617 rank in CSE- 2016 and am here to share my journey of UPSC civil services exam and the lessons that I learnt through out. Before getting into that I would like to thank …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Ann Mary George, Rank 123 – Didn’t clear prelims in first two attempts, scored 137 in third prelims

    Didn’t clear prelims in first two attempts, scored 137 marks in third prelims Ann Mary George Rank 123, CSE-2016 Hi everyone! My name is Ann Mary George. Born and brought up in Kochi, it was during my college days that the civil services dream took deep roots in my mind. But at that …

Motivation & Topper’s Strategy: UPSC IAS Topper NANDINI K R, Rank – 1, CSE – 2016, Insights Offline Student

  Motivation & UPSC IAS Topper  NANDINI K R’ s Strategy NANDINI K R Rank – 1, CSE – 2016   Hello  Friends, It gives immense pleasure to pen down this article. As the saying goes, “Tiny drops of water make an ocean”, I have been benefitted from the guidance and inputs of many noble …

MOTIVATION: Nikhil B, Rank 107, Second Attempt, Essay Score 45 to 158, Insights Offline Student

  MOTIVATION Essay 45 to 158 – Rising from Shock Nikhil B, Rank 107   Hello fellow aspirants. I am Nikhil B.  I have secured 107th rank in my 2nd attempt. I have seen both the lows and highs of UPSC, I will get to that in a while, here is my 2 cents about …

MOTIVATION and TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Dhyanachandra H M, Rank 47, CSE-2016, Age 24, Second Attempt, Insights Offline student

MOTIVATION and TOPPER’S STRATEGY Dhyanachandra H M AIR Rank 47, CSE-2016 Finally, my journey with the UPSC has ended on a good note. I have secured Rank 47 in CSE 2016 in my second attempt. I hail  from a small village in district named Shimoga (Karnataka) and I prepared completely at Insights offline for one …

SOCIOLOGY STRATEGY: Garima Lekhwani, Rank 136 CSE-2016, Sociology Marks – 290

    SOCIOLOGY STRATEGY Garima Lekhwani, Rank 136 CSE-2016, Sociology Marks – 290   Acing The Optional A brief introduction- My name is Garima Lekhwani. I’m 23 years old. I secured AIR 136 in UPSC CSE 2016 in my first attempt. I completed my schooling from CJM, Agra. Thereafter, I pursued B.Com. (Hons.) from Shri …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY (GS & Pub Ad): Shivam Pratap Singh. AIR 52, CSE 2016 -Public Administration (Marks 312), 3rd Attempt

  TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Shivam Pratap Singh. AIR 52, CSE 2016 -Public Administration, 3rd Attempt   My Brief Introduction and Background: . Graduation – Electronics and Communication engineer from College of Technology, Pantnagar completed in 2013 . I started my preparation from June 2013 from scratch. So the article is specially for the students who want …

POLITICAL SCIENCE & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: Strategy by IAS Topper – Mirant Parikh, Rank 67, PSIR Marks – 307, First Attempt

  POLITICAL SCIENCE & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Strategy by IAS Topper – Mirant Parikh, Rank 67, PSIR Marks – 307, First Attempt   The Enigma that is PSIR – All Frill and All Thrill?? The UPSC results are out and the Travesty of pitting one Optional subject against the other has started already. The popularity of …

MOTIVATION and TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Garima Lekhwani, Rank 136 CSE-2016, Age 23, Shri Ram College of Commerce

  Garima Lekhwani Rank 136, CSE-2016   Hello everyone! My name is Garima Lekhwani. I’m 23 years old. I secured AIR 136 in UPSC CSE 2016 in my first attempt. I completed my schooling from CJM, Agra. Thereafter, I pursued B.Com. (Hons.) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, DU and graduated in the year 2014. …

TESTIMONIAL & STRATEGY: Juhi Rai, Rank 155, First Attempt, One Year of Preparation – Followed Insights Consistently for all the Three Stages of Preparation

    PREPARATION STRATEGY Juhi Rai, Rank 155, CSE-2016 1st attempt, one year of preparation, followed Insights consistently for all the three stages of preparation.   I am Juhi Rai, who secured 155th rank in my first attempt. I first thought of appearing in Civil services exam in third year of my graduation. I began …

TOPPER’S STRATEGY: Rajarshi Raj Varma, Rank – 120, CSE-2016, ‘My journey is my reward’

    TOPPER’S STRATEGY ‘My journey is my reward’ About myself: Name: Rajarshi Raj Varma UPSC rank(s): AIR 120 (CSE 2016); AIR 295 (CSE2014); AIR 351 (CSE 2013) Optional Subject: Public Administration   I spent my formative years in Patna and Ranchi and thereafter joined Economics (H) in Kirorimal College in Delhi University. Subsequently, I …