Success Story of IAS Topper Ankush Kothari: If you are determined to do something in life, then you can achieve your goal despite all the troubles. Today, you will tell the story of Ankush Kothari, who achieved All India Rank 429 in UPSC Civil Service Exam 2019, which is very inspiring. He faced a lot of problems from childhood to preparing for UPSC, but he worked hard to fulfill his dream. Eventually, his civil service dream came true in the third attempt.
parents were separated
Ankush was very young when his parents separated. In such a situation, he was raised by his mother. His mother taught in a private school and also took care of Ankush. Amidst all the responsibilities, he gave Ankush a good education. Ankush faced many troubles in childhood and also witnessed financial crisis many times. Although Ankush was very smart in studies. After passing the intermediate, he stayed home and prepared for the entrance exam of IIT and also passed the examination in the first attempt. After this, he got admission in IIT Kanpur. He graduated from here.
Officers affected during internship
While Ankush was doing his graduation from IIT, he met several IAS officers during his internship. Seeing his style of work, he was very impressed and made up his mind to go to UPSC. After college, he got a job offer of 19 lakh rupees annually but he turned down. After this, they started preparing. He failed in the first 2 attempts, but he did not give up. Eventually, his dream came true in the third attempt.
Watch here Ankush Kothari’s interview with Delhi Knowledge Track
Curb advice to other candidates
You will be surprised to know that Ankush did not take any kind of coaching during the preparation of UPSC. He got success here due to self study. Ankush believes that it is very important to take care of three things to pass the UPSC exam. First smart work, second hard work and third patient (patience). They believe that if you work hard with patience in a smart way, then you will definitely get success in this exam.
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