Success Story of IAS Topper Alok Singh: Today, you will tell the story of Alok Singh, who became an IAS officer after getting success in UPSC exam 2018, which is quite inspiring. Alok got success in the third attempt in UPSC. The special thing is that Alok was not keen on making a career in this field from the beginning, but during his job, he decided to come to this field after seeing the bad situation of some tribal people. Alok prepared UPSC with his full time job. The special thing is that he did not even join any kind of coaching and got success in this exam on the basis of self study.
Engineering path chosen after intermediate
Alok’s parents are originally from Bihar. Alok was born in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, and he did not have any early studies. After intermediate, Alok earned a degree in mechanical engineering. After engineering, he got a job with Steel Authority of India. During the job, he saw the situation of many tribal people who did not even have the basic resources. In such a situation, Alok decided that he would help such people by passing the UPSC exam. He got success in UPSC in the third attempt.
Exam without coaching
Most of the people feel that coaching is very important to get success in UPSC, but if Alok believes, you can pass this exam on the basis of selfie study. Alok made his schedule despite completing a full-time job and passed a tough exam like UPSC. They believe that self study is very important to get success in any exam. He may have taken 3 years but according to his mind got the post of IAS.
Watch Alok’s interview given to Delhi Knowledge Track
Alok’s advice to other candidates
Alok says that everyone should prepare UPSC preparation strategy according to their abilities. You will not get success by copying someone’s strategy. Apart from this, hard work should be done by making good strategy and schedule. Once you cover your syllabus, more and more revision should be done. Apart from revision, your preparation is also better by giving mock test paper. They say that one should not panic with failures and keep working hard.
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