Success Story of IAS Topper Artika Shukla: Today we will tell you the story of Artika Shukla, a resident of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, who fulfilled her dream of becoming an IAS officer by securing All India Rank 4 in UPSC Exam 2015. The special thing is that Aartika had obtained MBBS and MD degrees before joining UPSC. Both her brothers are also in good positions after getting success in UPSC exam and it was only on her suggestion that Artika decided to enter this field. He proved himself by passing the UPSC exam in the very first attempt without coaching.
Was very smart from childhood
Artika Shukla was born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. She was very smart in studies since childhood. She got her early education from Banaras and after that she shifted to Delhi for studies. After getting good marks in Intermediate, he gave entrance exam of MBBS and got selected. After getting MBBS degree, he gave MD exam and he got success in that too. He obtained two degrees in the medical field. After this he also cleared the UPSC exam in the very first attempt.
Watch Artika’s interview with Delhi Knowledge Track here
Brother gave suggestion of UPSC
Artika, who got MBBS and MD degrees, was becoming very successful in the medical field. Both his brothers had passed the UPSC examination, so the brothers advised Artika to come in this field as well. Then what was it that Artika started preparing for UPSC. Within just one year, he completed the preparation of UPSC examination and took the exam and got success in it too. Not only this, his All India Rank came 4, which is a big achievement. He believes that UPSC preparation can be completed in 1 year if done with the right strategy.
Artika’s advice to other candidates
Artika Shukla got success in UPSC without coaching. He believes that if you prepare with good strategy, you can achieve success in a short time. According to him, you can improve your preparation by thoroughly reading the NCERT books up to class 12th. Answer writing is also very important to get success in UPSC exam. You will also be able to manage time by solving practice sets several times before the paper. She says that one should not get discouraged by the failures and should continue with their preparation. After all, those who work hard surely get success.
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