Nitish Kumar Singh, UPSC IAS Topper 2017, has shared his strategy IAS Mains in order to provide better guidelines to the aspirant who is going to appear the upcoming UPSC IAS Mains Exam.
Nitish Kumar Singh has secured 23rd rank in the Civil Services Examination 2016 in his third attempt. He is a resident of Kathitand in Ratu in Jharkhand. He is a native of Plamu district in Jharkhand but lives in Kathitand in Ranchi, Jharkhand. His father, Prayag Singh is a retired service man and his mother is a housewife. He credits his success in UPSC IAS Exam to his family.
Academically, Nitish was a good student throughout his school days. He scored 97% marks in Class 10 from DAV School in Bhawanathpur and 90% marks in Class 12 from DPS. He has done B. Tech from Indian School of Mining (ISM) Dhanbad in 2013 then he started preparing for UPSC Civil Services Exam. Initially, he joined coaching classes for IAS preparation but he emphasised more on self-study and he thinks self-study helped him a lot to get success in the IAS Exam. His optional subject was History.
He cracked the IAS Prelims Exam and IAS Mains Exam in his first attempt in 2014 but could not make into the final list. His strategy for IAS preparation can be beneficial for the future IAS aspirants. In this video, he has shared his strategy for IAS Exam and suggested valuable points an IAS aspirant should keep in mind while preparing for the most coveted exam in the country.
He had started preparation for IAS Mains Exam from the beginning of his IAS preparation. He had chosen a unique strategy for IAS Mains Compulsory Papers and Optional Papers.