UPSC Success Story of IAS officer Yashani Nagarajan (AIR 57)

Success Story of IAS officer Yashani Nagarajan: 

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam is considered to be one of the most prestigious exams in the country and one of the toughest exams to crack. Every year lakhs of candidates appear in this exam, but only a few candidates get success. If you are an IAS aspirant, then you must read the success story of IAS officer Yashani Nagarajan. She secured All India Rank 57 in the year 2019 while working full time.

Success Story of IAS officer Yashani Nagarajan: Cracked UPSC in 4th attempt

IAS officer Yashani Nagarajan cracked the UPSC exam in her fourth attempt. According to her, it is not necessary to leave the job to prepare for UPSC. You just need to work hard with better time management. Yashni Nagarajan did her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Naharlagun. She then completed her B.Tech in National Institute of Engineering EEE from Yupiah in 2014. Her father Thangavel Nagarajan is a retired state PWD engineer and her mother is a retired superintendent of Itanagar branch in the Guwahati High Court Registry.

How much time she studied?

Yashni used to spend 4 to 5 hours daily in studies. Not only this, she used to study the whole day even on weekends. They believe that if you are preparing for UPSC and are a full time employee then you have to study on weekends. It will definitely strengthen your preparation. The right time management will help you to set aside 4 to 5 hours for studies.

Success Story of IAS officer Yashani Nagarajan: Her optional subject

According to Yashani Nagarajan, she chose geography as an elective subject under the influence of others. Due to the wrong subject, she could not perform better in her initial attempts. Later, she noticed this and changed the subject. She says that you should choose a subject of your choice so that you can study it with interest. If you like the topic, you will read it in depth. Optional subjects play an important role in UPSC exam as it helps to score better marks.

Success Story of IAS officer Yashani Nagarajan: Tips

According to Yashni, Essay and Ethics are the papers in which you can score the highest. Therefore it is very important to give importance to these subjects. She says that it is difficult to prepare for UPSC while doing a full-time job but it will benefit you. When you already have a job, you will not feel stressed even if you fail in UPSC. You don’t worry too much about your career. You can become an IAS or IPS officer with hard work and better time management.