Nitish Kumar Singh Rank 23, UPSC IAS Topper 2017, has shared his story of success in UPSC IAS Exam. His story of success in IAS Exam will inspire the future IAS aspirants who are verge to become an IAS officer in near future. 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 serviceman 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.
In this video, he has shared his strategy and difficulties faced during preparation. He also suggested valuable points to the future IAS aspirants as they should keep in mind while preparing for IAS Exam. He feels civil service is the best platform to serve the people. He gets motivated to become an IAS officer since his college days where he experienced real poverty faced by common people in his surrounding and then decided to serve them with his best effort. What are the other things which made him take the decision of becoming IAS officer; watch the video to know the detail about him?