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Neha Jain: 2017 UPSC Topper, Rank 14
Every year UPSC conducts civil services examination for the recruitment of various civil services like Indian Police Services (IPS), Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Indian Forest Services (IFS), and Indian Revenue Services (IRS) etc.
The result of UPSC civil services examination is out. This year an IRS officer Anudeep Durishetty tops the examination while a mother of 2-year-old child secures 2nd rank & made her family proud.
This year Neha Jain secured 14th rank & becomes a national topper.
About Neha Jain
Name: Neha Jain
Father’s Name: P. K. Jain
Age: 23 years
Rank: AIR 14
Year: CSE 2017
Optional Subject: Law
The Journey of Neha Jain
Dr. Neha Jain secured 14th rank in 2017 civil services examination. Her journey from a dentist to a civil servant is truly inspirational. She was born & brought up in Delhi. Her father P. K. Jain is LLB graduate while her uncle Anjeev Kumar Jain is also an LLB graduate.
Her father always supported her decision in every situation. She has completed her schooling from N. K. Bagrodia Public School in Rohini. After that, she was interested towards the medical field. She did her graduation in dentistry from Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Science at New Delhi.
After completing her graduation she did an internship & currently she was working as a dental consultant in Oberoi Dental Clinic at Janakpuri. She likes her job but somewhere down she seriously wanted to pursue her career & dream to join civil services.
During her period of an internship, she felt that there is a need to improve the society. After seeing the huge lines of patients & the delays in services motivated her to take a step for this. She started her preparation while she was working. She gets less time compared to other students but she utilized her time very well.
She chooses law as an optional subject because her father & uncle came from the law background & they can help her during her preparation. They have deep knowledge of the law, they taught her about the law. And she also joined Nirvana for coaching as well as she utilized all the online sources available for the preparation like IAS baba or Insights etc. She makes notes of important topics from Law Ambition Institute & she also joined Lawxpert MV an online initiative for the law preparation. Her family members gave her an overview of what law is about & then she joined institutes for the deep preparation strategy.
Regarding the optional subject choice, she said: “I just want to say to everyone that taking up an optional should be based on your own liking and interest but along with the availability of guidance too.”
As she was working & preparing for CSE simultaneously so she has to give more time to her preparation. At the beginning of her preparation she used to study 5-6 hours a day but when the mains comes nearby she took a leave from her job & devoted 8-10 hours every day to her studies. She devotes about two & half hours every day writing 5 questions from TLP & then she reviews the model test papers & rectifies her mistakes.
For the essay preparations, she uses to practice two essays regularly as well as she wrote pointers on many topics like governance, democracy, women, education, agriculture. This will helped her to frame a rough structure for the topics. You should practice as many essays you can during the preparation.
For the mains preparations he used to write 5 questions regularly then evaluates the answer from the model papers & take feedback from wherever possible & then rectifies her answer. She increased her speed for writing answers. She used to attempt 5 questions in 35 minutes.
This was her motivational journey of achieving her dreams.
Also read: The UPSC CSE 2017 Cut-Off.
List of 2017 Toppers
- Anudeep Durishetty: AIR 1, CSE 2017
- Anu Kumari: AIR 2, CSE 2017
- Sachin Gupta: AIR 3, CSE 2017
- Atul Prakash: AIR 4, CSE 2017
- Pratham Kaushik: AIR 5, CSE 2017
- Koya Shree Harsha: AIR 6, CSE 2017
- Ayush Sinha: AIR 7, CSE 2017
- Soumya Sharma: AIR 9, CSE 2017
- Abhishek Surana: AIR 10, CSE 2017
- Ashima Jain: AIR 12, CSE 2017
- Neha Jain: AIR 14, CSE 2017
- Shikha Surendran: AIR 16, CSE 2017
- Sangh Priy: AIR 92, CSE 2017
- Mudit Jain: AIR 173, CSE 2017
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