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IAS officer Shena Agarwal got first rank in upsc exam know about her Preparation Strategy


UPSC Success story: To become an Indian IAS officer, it is mandatory to pass a tough exam like UPSC. To pass this examination, a candidate has to study diligently for many hours and also spend many years for preparation, only then a candidate can achieve the post of IAS, IFS, IPS and IRS.

Today we are going to tell you about one such candidate, who has achieved rank 1 in this examination due to his hard work. We are talking about IAS officer Shena Aggarwal. Who chose the path of UPSC after completing his MBBS degree.

Shena Agarwal was born and brought up in Yamunanagar, Haryana. In the year 2009, he did his graduation from AIIMS, Delhi. In the year 2004, he topped the CBSE Pre-Medical Test. Shena was smart in studies right from the beginning. He had secured 95% marks in class 10th and 92% marks in class 12th. After completing his MBBS degree, he decided to appear for the UPSC exam.

In the same year of his graduation i.e. 2009, he gave his first attempt in the UPSC Civil Services Examination. At that time Shena’s preparation was not so strong, due to which she could not succeed in the examination. He did not let the failure of the exam weigh him down and decided to take the exam for the second time.

In the year 2010, she appeared for the exam for the second time and passed the exam with 305 rank. After which he was selected for the post of Indian Revenue Service (IRS). While she was undergoing her IRS training in Nagpur, she was also preparing to appear in the UPSC exam for the third time. Shena was aware of her abilities and wanted to give herself another chance. After which she appeared in the UPSC examination for the third time in the year 2011. Let us tell you, in the third attempt he had fulfilled his dream of becoming an IAS officer by securing the first rank.

Such preparation, this was the strategy

Shena was good in studies right from the beginning. Therefore, he paid special attention to self-study during UPSC. He said that any person knows what is lacking in him and what needs improvement. Taking coaching is a better option, but self study is most important for UPSC preparation. Along with this, he also took advice and guidance from experts when required.

She used to study for 5-6 hours every day. “There are no shortcuts when it comes to UPSC preparation. You have to study,” she says.

For current affairs he gave preference to daily newspapers. He believes that, a UPSC aspirants should read newspaper daily.

– Shena’s medical science and psychology were optional subjects. He had studied this subject very well during MBBS.

– IAS Shena Aggarwal is currently posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) in Bhatinda, Punjab.