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The Journey of Pratham Kaushik: 2017 UPSC Topper, Rank 5
The result of UPSC Civil Services Examination 2017 is out. This year’s result again came with some brilliant toppers.
The first rank is secured by an IRS Officer Anudeep Durishetty.
While a married woman Anu Kumari secured 2nd rank because for her hard work & dedication.
The third & fourth rank is secured by Sachin Gupta & Atul Prakash respectively. Another topper in the top five list is Pratham Kaushik.
So let’s begin his journey.
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About Pratham Kaushik
Name: Pratham Kaushik
Father’s Name: Narendra Kaushik
Residence: Mahendragarh, Haryana
No/ of Attempts: 2
Educational Qualification: Engineering from Punjab Engineering College (PEC)
Rank: AIR 5
Year: CSE 2017
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The Journey of Pratham Kaushik
Pratham belongs to small district Mahendragarh at Haryana. He doesn’t have all the facilities which city people have. In spite of all the difficulties, he prepared on his own & proved that you can achieve your dreams by your hard work & focus.
Pratham completed his schooling from Haryana, he was a science student at his school. After completing the school he decided to go for engineering. He had done his Materials & Metallurgical Engineering from Punjab Engineering College (PEC), Chandigarh.
His father Narendra Kaushik is currently working as an assistant to the commissioner of excise & taxation in Kaithal. His father always motivated him & supported him during his preparation. Pratham started his preparation for the UPSC Civil Services Examination just after completing his engineering. In the interview his father said, “He made his first attempt in 2016 with little preparation, just to study the pattern of the exam, this time he studied a lot and did preliminaries, interviews, and interviews.”
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This was Pratham’s second attempt for the UPSC CSE. He first attempted the exam in 2016 with the little bit of preparation. At his first attempt, his main focus or goal is to understand the pattern of the exam so that he can prepare accordingly for it. So he prepared a little bit in his first attempt. Unfortunately, he was not able to clear the exam in his first attempt. But he got to know about the pattern of the exam & what kind of questions can come in the examination & how will you attempt the questions & what will be the strategy for the right answer. He tries to find out the answer to all his queries in his first attempt.
After giving his first attempt he started preparing seriously for the second attempt at this time his only intention is to clear the exam & become an IAS officer. In his second attempt, he followed all the online resources available for the IAS preparation. He also attempted many mock tests, test series & interviews to check his preparation.
During his interview, he said “You’ve potential to crack this exam. Although the first is never about being a topper though.”
So this was his motivational journey. So all the aspirants who are preparing for CSE be motivated & be focused during your preparation.
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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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