A youth from Kashmir valley, Suhail Qasim Mir has secured 125th Rank in Civil Services Exam 2016 (CSE 2016) and he has become a source of inspiration for the youths of the same valley and other parts of the country as well. He belongs to a humble family from Bijbehara’s Sirhama Village in the Anantnag district of south Jammu and Kashmir and his father Mohammad Qasim Mir is a head constable posted at Hazratbal in Jammu and Kashmir Police services and his mother is a homemaker. Twenty-six year old Suhail Qasim Mir has cleared this coveted IAS exam in his 2nd attempt.
Suhail graduated from the government degree college in Bemina in Srinagar before moving to Delhi in 2012 for management studies and completed MBA in 2014 from Jamia Millia Islamia University. He has also enrolled in the Ph.D course from the same Jamia Millia Islamia University while preparing for IAS Exam.
In this video, he shared his strategies for the preparation of General Studies papers for IAS Prelims Exam. He followed very comprehensive and elaborated strategy for General studies and giving more focus on the current affairs happening in India and around the world. According to him current affairs is very important at every phase of IAS Exam. He mentioned about the paper of IAS Exam 2015 where more than 70% questions directly or indirectly asked from the current affairs that itself speaks about the significance of current affairs in IAS Prelims Exam. He also mentioned about the question paper which he faced in the UPSC IAS Exam 2016. Know his complete strategy of tackling difficult sections of IAS Prelims Exam watch the video.