Saumya Pandey has secured 4th Rank in UPSC CSE 2016 and become an inspiration for the future IAS aspirants. From the beginning, she has been an excellent performer in her academics and a gold medallist from the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad. She was the district topper in Class 10 and Class 12 with 98% and 97.8% marks respectively from the same Army School in Allahabad. She is the only child of Dr Sadhana Pandey, a gynaecologist by profession and Dr Ravi Pandey, an owner of a computer institute in the Allahabad city.
She had started preparing for IAS Exam just one year before the scheduled IAS Prelims Exam 2016 during her Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from MNNIT. Cracking the UPSC IAS Exam and becoming the 4th Topper of IAS Exam after preparing for a short interval of time, now she has become an inspiration for lacs of IAS aspirants preparing for IAS Exam.
Here in this video, she has shared her IAS Interview experience with us and also suggested how the future IAS aspirants should deal with the typical questions asked by the UPSC panel. According to her, IAS Interview or Personality Test (PT) is very important for an IAS aspirant because performance in an interview can be a deciding factor for getting a good rank. In other words, we can say if you performed well in the IAS Interview you will get a good rank in IAS otherwise you have to suffer with lower ranks in IAS Exam. In order to perform well in the IAS Interview, she has suggested important strategies that an IAS aspirant should follow during IAS Interview preparation.